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TODAY   |  January 23, 2014

American arrested in massive Aussie drug bust

At least one American is among dozens arrested in Australia after police said they broke up a money-laundering ring. Officials seized more than a half-billion dollars in drugs and cash. They said money was generated by drug smugglers, human traffickers and motorcycle gangs.

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>> natalie, the nsa is in the news again this morning.

>> that's right. we're also expect inging a big development today. a government task force is expected to recommend that the nsa stop collecting americans' phone records. they'll also say the government should purge its huge database. president obama laid out reforms that stop short of getting rid of the program.