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Bill O'Reilly, Geraldo Rivera spar over Casey Anthony verdict

Bill O'Reilly and Geraldo Rivera on "The O'Reilly Factor," July 5, 2011. FOX News

(CBS) -- Fox news' Bill O'Reilly and Geraldo Rivera were nearly at each other's throats Tuesday night over Casey Anthony's murder acquittal.

After "The O'Reilly Factor" host said he was "so angry" about Monday's verdict, acquitting the Florida mom of killing of her two-year-old daughter, guest Rivera attempted to offer reasons why the jury reached its decision. 

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"There's a couple of things that people forget," Rivera said. "Number one, there was not one bit of evidence that this mother ever in any way neglected or abused this child."

"OK, let me stop you," O'Reilly retorted. "How can you stand there and say that in front of millions of people all over the world when a two-year-old goes missing and the mother doesn't even call 911?"

The two continued to quarrel over the verdict during the segment, but eventually agreed that they would like to hear the side of the jury members.

Watch their exchange below.