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5 things to know this morning

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. Who forced Obama's hand on government spying

Changes to the NSA's operations would not be happening had Edward Snowden not thrust the secret programs out into the open.

2. Budget clears US congress with ease

Tea party critics chastened by October's partial shutdown mount only a faint protest to the $1.1 trillion spending plan.

3. Executed Ohio man's family plans lawsuit

The condemned inmate took almost 25 minutes to die after the injection of a two-drug cocktail that had never before been used in an execution in the U.S.

4. Israeli law would criminalize use of the word 'Nazi'

The measure has sparked a debate about freedom of speech in a state that was founded out of the ashes of the Holocaust.

5. Woman ticketed for driving with Google Glass found not guilty

A San Diego traffic court rules that her citation - believed to be the first of its kind in the U.S. - requires proof that the device was in operation.

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