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HuffPost Thursday: Meetup To Discuss The Craigslist Killer, Cuba and Iraq

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Happy Thursday! You know what this means. It is once again time to meetup and discuss this week's headlines. Here are a few suggestions from the editors at The Huffington Post as to what you might want to chat about this evening:

Mosque Madness: President Obama entered the ongoing debate about the proposed mosque near ground zero.

Craigslist Killer: The alleged killer Philip Markoff took his own life while awaiting trial in a Boston jail.

Here We Come Havana: Reports surfaced that the Obama administration plans to ease travel restrictions to Cuba.

Doom And Gloom: New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly surged to a nine-month high last week, another setback to the troubled economic recovery.

Iraq War: The last American Combat Brigade left Iraq.