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PBC News & Comment: New Book Forces NY Times to Report Drone Deal

Once again, The Times breaks an important story--about drones in Pakistan--because of a new book by a star 20014, CIA killed a Pakistani opposition leader in exchange for secret approval to conduct drone strikes in Pakistan.

And in second installment published Monday, key questions are raised about Obama's "kill or capture program"

--Italy pardons one of 26 Americans convicted in absentia in bungled CIA kidnap in Milan

--talks with Iran on nuclear intentions end with no agreement, no plan for more meetings

--6 Americans die in one day in Afghanistan, including 25-year-old woman

--Sen. Max Baucus, chair of Finance Committee, has 28 former staffers who lobby him for corporate tax breaks

--as we reported earlier, states are passing "Ag-gag" laws to prevent animal rights activists from making videos of animal abuse on factory farms, with help from ALEC

--latest Kansas law restricting abortion says life begins at fertilization

--the federal judge who lifted restrictions on sale of Plan B contraceptive pill hammered Obama and HHS Seceretary Sebelius for bad faith, putting politics above science and law

--passenger complaints against airlines increase