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Quote of note
"I have no evidence at this point from what I've seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security." – President Barack Obama, talking Wednesday about the David Petraeus scandal. The president also said he’s planning to wait for more of the story before demanding the FBI disclose why it didn’t act sooner in the case.
News to know
The man who accused Elmo voice actor Kevin Clash of having a relationship with him when he was underage recanted his story Tuesday. The man, who is now 23, said it was an “adult consensual relationship” that happened when he was 18. Clash had denied the charges, and Sesame Workshop found no evidence to support the accuser’s claim.
Hot video: Man who put cat in drier sent to prison
A 23 year-old British man who put his cat in a tumble drier, filmed it whirling round and put the footage on YouTube was sentenced to 56 days in prison.
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