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FIRST LOOK: UK to pay millions to former Guantanamo detainees

Liz Goodwin
The Lookout

Welcome to "First Look," a daily roundup of early-bird news and a preview of what's to come:

• Congress may not extend unemployment benefits for 2 million workers. (Wall Street Journal)

• New York Fed president defends plan to buy billions in bonds. (New York Times)

• The UK government will pay millions in reparations to ex-Guantanamo detainees. (BBC)

• A whopping 42 million Americans are on food stamps. (ABC)

• Critics say that Wal-Mart's drug plan for seniors may not suit patients treating chronic and long-term conditions. (AP)

• CNN's Anderson Cooper says TSA pat-downs are "incredibly intrusive." (Mediaite)

• A soap shortage is fueling Haiti's cholera epidemic. (The Washington Post)

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