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PBC News & Comment: Satire of Islam in the Crosshairs of Gunmen in Paris

Satire of Islam faces brutal assault as 3 masked gunman kill 12 at “Charlie Hebdo” newspaper in Paris today….

--in Hong Kong, 23 members of legislative council stage yellow umbrella walkout, demanding changes to Beijing-controlled election rules

--our limited democracy took sharp right turn with GOP taking control of Senate, expanding its majority in the House

--in coverage of the sentencing of former Virginia governor McDonnell, Rachel Maddow lists politicians in prison, ignores Don Siegelman

--Ryan Faith offers smart analysis of the failed impact of Senate torture report at Vice

--Sean Penn has quietly helped free an American who was jailed in Bolivia