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12:05 PM ET, December 24, 2014

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Lee Enterprises / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Berkeley officer fatally shoots teenager at gas station  —  Updated at 3:15 a.m. with new details.  —  BERKELEY  • A Berkeley police officer fatally shot a suspect who pointed a gun at him late Tuesday, St. Louis County police said early today.  —  Police did not identify the person killed …
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Jennifer Mann / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Berkeley officer kills suspect who pulled gun; police say victim was ‘known’ to police  —  A Berkeley police officer fired at least three shots at a suspect who pulled a gun on him, the St. Louis County Police chief said at a Wednesday morning news conference.
Facebook:
St. Louis County Police  —  The St. Louis County Police Department is conducting an investigation into a shooting death involving a Berkeley, Missouri police officer.  —  At approximately 11:15 PM on December 23, 2014, a police officer with the City of Berkeley was conducting a routine business check …
KSDK-TV:
Police release video of officer-involved shooting  —  A man in Berkeley, Missouri is dead after a confrontation with police late Tuesday night.  Police say the man was armed and pulled his gun on an officer, who then fired several shots.  VPC  —  CONNECT
ABC News:
Video Shows Moments Before Police Shooting Near Ferguson, Missouri  —  A man was shot and killed by a police officer Tuesday in Berkeley, Missouri, authorities said - sparking new unrest in a region already reeling following an August police shooting a few miles away in Ferguson.
Associated Press:   Officer kills armed 18-year-old near Ferguson
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney.com:
YouTube tentatively agrees to stream ‘The Interview’  —  YouTube, the world's largest video web site, has tentatively agreed to help Sony Pictures distribute “The Interview” via the Internet, according to sources with direct knowledge of the ongoing negotiations.  —  The sources cautioned that the deal could still fall apart.
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New York Times:
Sony, in About-Face, Will Screen ‘The Interview’ in a Small Run
Jeremy Diamond / CNN:
5 takeaways from Jeb Bush emails  —  Washington (CNN) — A trove of emails from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's time in Tallahassee reveal a hands-on chief executive who was a prolific Blackberry user.  —  Bush, who is considering a 2016 presidential run, planned on releasing the tens of thousands of emails next month.
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Washington Post:
Jeb Bush e-mails offer a look at the Republican's hands-on style as governor  —  The new governor of Florida was feeling exhausted and beleaguered.  It was after 10 o'clock at night, and Jeb Bush was still going through angry e-mails.  —  He forwarded a message lambasting him as …
Trevor Eischen / Politico:
Sen. Elizabeth Warren blasts FDA proposal on gay sex  —  Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) took to Twitter on Tuesday to criticize the FDA's proposed new policy on blood donations from gay men, saying that while the recommendation is a “step forward” it is still “discriminatory.”
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Food and Drug Administration:
FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg's statement on FDA's blood donor deferral policy for men who have sex with men
New York Post:
Judge bails thug who posted this threat against cops  —  Judge Laura Johnson (left) released Devon Coley (right) without bail after he made death threats against the NYPD on Facebook.  —  A Brooklyn judge cut loose a gang member who had posted online threats to gun down cops in the hours …
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Seeking U.S. funds, Somali clan retains D.C. lawyer  —  A Somali clan has found its man in Washington — in hopes of securing U.S. funds.  —  The Habr Gidr clan suffered significant civilian losses during a U.S. military operation in the Somali capital of Mogadishu in July 1993 …
cbp.gov:
CBP Enrolls Santa in Global Entry  —  Santa Claus, a new Global Entry member, displays his membership card.  —  WASHINGTON— Santa Claus is coming to town a little faster this year, thanks to his new Global Entry membership.  Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection program …
Discussion: TheBlaze.com and Slantpoint
Jonathan Zimmerman / Los Angeles Times:
Op-Ed Governors may not have edge in 2016 presidential race  —  In 1947, U.S. historian Wilfred E. Binkley took stock of the 13 men who had been president since the end of the Civil War and reached a stark conclusion: Governorship was “a training school for successful presidents.”
Discussion: Washington Monthly
CNN:
CNN/ORC Poll: Obama ends year on an upswing  —  ‘Pals’: The Obama-Biden partnership  —  Honolulu (CNN) — Improving views of the economy have helped hike President Barack Obama's approval rating to a 20-month high, a new CNN/ORC poll showed Tuesday, as markets climbed to record levels at news of an economy in overdrive.
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Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:
Obama's next sales job: The economy
Discussion: The Hill
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Immigration lawsuit thrown out  —  President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration survived their first major court test Tuesday, when a federal judge tossed out a lawsuit claiming the president exceeded his constitutional power.  —  U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell dismissed …
Peter Beinart / The Atlantic Online:
Marco Rubio's Old-School Cuba Policy  —  Marco Rubio titled his autobiography American Son.  The book, whose cover shows the 43-year-old senator without a tie, is meant to convey youth.  But it actually explains why, when it comes to Cuba policy, Rubio's views are so old.
Peter Sullivan / The Hill:
Obama continues vacation golf tradition  —  President Obama is back on the golf course on Tuesday, continuing a tradition that's part of his annual Christmas vacation to Hawaii.  —  He arrived on Tuesday morning at the golf course at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, according to a pool report.
Agence France-Presse:
IS captures Jordanian pilot after plane downed over Syria  —  Serene Assir  —  Beirut (AFP) - The Islamic State group captured a Jordanian pilot on Wednesday after his warplane from the US-led coalition was reportedly shot down while on a mission against the jihadists over northern Syria.
Mike Glenn / Houston Chronicle:
George H.W. Bush rushed to the hospital … Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized on Tuesday after experiencing what a spokesman called a “shortness of breath.”  —  Bush, 90, was taken by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital Tuesday evening as a precaution.
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David Cohen / Politico:   George H.W. Bush hospitalized
 
 
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Associated Press:
Court rules against environmentalists seeking EPA regs for lead bullets
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On Police officers and the Hobbit.  —  I have been haunted …
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