August 19, 2009
Posted: 1843 GMT
It is the kind of violence everyone hoped Iraq had overcome, the bloodbath at the height of sectarian and insurgent violence.
Today, in Baghdad, there was a reminder that almost after two months after U.S. troops withdrew into their bases, insurgent attacks can still create bloody chaos in war-torn Iraq.
We'll go live to Baghdad for the latest on a series of coordinated explosions that have claimed almost 100 lives in the Iraqi capital.
Also today, violence in Afghanistan on the eve of important presidential elections. Atia Abawi is in Kabul. We'll go to Pakistan, as well, where the country's foreign minister is talking to CNN about Afghanistan and the Taliban.
An interesting story today about New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, who is meeting with North Korean diplomats at the governor's mansion in Santa Fe. The North Koreans are the ones who reportedly asked for these meetings. We'll go live to New Mexico for a report on what is coming out of the meetings.
Plus, I'll talk to a cyber law specialist on a fascinating ruling that could impact how ordinary people blog. A former model has won the right to force google to divulge the identity of a blogger who insulted her online.
This means the former model, Liskula Cohen, can sue the cyber heckler. Is this a good thing? Or is this a dangerous precedent that threatens everyone's online privacy?
We'll have all those stories and the day's top business and weather headlines.
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