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BY NATHAN BYRNE

ANCHOR LOGAN TITTLE

President Obama is set to make an announcement regarding the review of gun policies following the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Here’s CNN.

“The president will be making an announcement that Vice President Biden will be heading up a new interagency effort to come up with policies to address this issue of gun violence.”

Swiss banking giant UBS will pay $1.5 billion to settle charges of rigging the Libor rates. Sky News has more.

“UBS is the second major bank to be fined for rigging the rates, which can influence the cost of loans and mortgages. Barclay’s was fined £290 million pounds for the practice over the summer.”

Polio-vaccination efforts in Pakistan have been suspended after two more workers are killed. This comes a day after five were killed in similar attacks. The BBC has more.

“It was to be a three-day nationwide vaccination campaign, but there’s been violence every day since it started on Monday. And the polio-eradication drive itself a casualty for the time being.”

Classes are back in session for all but one school in Newtown, Connecticut. WNYT has the latest on future plans for students at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

“ … will return to school in January after winter break. And they’ll be moved to a school in the neighboring town of Monroe, which closed at the end of the 2011 school year.”

Top News Headlines: Obama Names Biden Head of Gun Review

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Dec 19, 2012

Top News Headlines: Obama Names Biden Head of Gun Review

(Image source: Wikimedia Commons)

BY NATHAN BYRNE

ANCHOR LOGAN TITTLE

President Obama is set to make an announcement regarding the review of gun policies following the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Here’s CNN.

“The president will be making an announcement that Vice President Biden will be heading up a new interagency effort to come up with policies to address this issue of gun violence.”

Swiss banking giant UBS will pay $1.5 billion to settle charges of rigging the Libor rates. Sky News has more.

“UBS is the second major bank to be fined for rigging the rates, which can influence the cost of loans and mortgages. Barclay’s was fined £290 million pounds for the practice over the summer.”

Polio-vaccination efforts in Pakistan have been suspended after two more workers are killed. This comes a day after five were killed in similar attacks. The BBC has more.

“It was to be a three-day nationwide vaccination campaign, but there’s been violence every day since it started on Monday. And the polio-eradication drive itself a casualty for the time being.”

Classes are back in session for all but one school in Newtown, Connecticut. WNYT has the latest on future plans for students at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

“ … will return to school in January after winter break. And they’ll be moved to a school in the neighboring town of Monroe, which closed at the end of the 2011 school year.”

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