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1:50 PM ET, December 12, 2015

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Timothy Egan / New York Times:
Goose-Steppers in the G.O.P.  —  Well, he's got the Hitler vote.  The neo-Nazi website, Daily Stormer, was out and proud earlier this week: “Heil Donald Trump — the Ultimate Savior.”  After endorsing the Republican presidential front-runner earlier this year for his call …
Discussion: Prairie Weather and Althouse
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Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Thanks to Trump, fringe news enters the mainstream  —  Alex Jones may be America's most successful conspiracy theorist.  On his website, Infowars.com, and his daily radio program heard on more than 100 stations nationwide, Jones regularly promotes a variety of ­beyond-the- fringe ideas …
Discussion: the daily howler
Don Melvin / CNN:
Two arrested on suspicion of terrorism offenses; Geneva remains on alert  —  (CNN)Swiss police have arrested two people and found traces of explosives in a car as security remains high around Geneva amid a terrorism alert and a hunt for suspects, a diplomatic source told CNN's Nic Robertson on Saturday.
Discussion: Power Line and Pamela Geller
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Daily Mail:
Have police foiled an ISIS chemical weapons plot in Europe?  Two Syrian terror suspects are arrested in Geneva for ‘making and transporting explosives and toxic gases’  —  Two people of Syrian origin have been arrested in Geneva on suspicion of transporting ‘explosives and toxic gases’ as part of a probe into a terror threat.
CBS Denver:
ACLU Board Member Resigns After Urging People To Kill Supporters Of Trump  —  By Shaun Boyd  —  DENVER (CBS4)- A board member for the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado has resigned after urging people to kill supporters of presidential candidate Donald Trump.
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John Sutter / CNN:
Final draft of climate deal agreement unveiled in Paris  —  Paris (CNN)After years of buildup and weeks of negotiations, diplomats issued a final draft of a climate change agreement Saturday that the French foreign minister described as “fair ... and legally binding.”  —  The draft now goes to government ministers.
Discussion: Daily Mail, Hot Air and The Week
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Coral Davenport / New York Times:
Nations on the Brink of a Landmark Climate Accord in Paris
Discussion: Guardian, ThinkProgress and The Verge
Bloomberg Business:   Climate Negotiators Hail ‘Historic’ Paris Draft Agreement
Zachary Stone / New York Times:
I'm a Responsible Gun Owner?  Seriously?  —  Austin, Tex. — “WHAT are you doing?”  —  I had just shot a gun for the first time.  The instructor was yelling at me because he couldn't understand how a 22-year-old missed a target some four feet tall and two feet wide, standing only nine feet away.
Caitlin Yilek / The Hill:
Trump to GOP: 'I'm sorry I did this to you'  —  Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is sending a warning to GOP leaders about his dominance in the polls: “You've got to get used to it.”  —  During an interview with Fox News's Chris Wallace, the billionaire said Republicans are …
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Christopher Massie / BuzzFeed:
Rand Paul: Establishment Will “Destroy” GOP If They Block Outsider Nomination
Discussion: Washington Post, NPR and Politico
Hollie McKay / Fox News:
Radioactive radical: Body of San Bernardino jihadist bride unclaimed  —  The mysterious jihadi bride who helped her husband kill 14 and wound 22 in last week's terror attack in San Bernardino could get the unceremonious - and un-Islamic - funeral she deserves, as no Muslim leaders want anything to do with her, FoxNews.com has learned.
KMIR News:
Mosque on Fire in Coachella: Witnesses Say it's Arson  —  COACHELLA, Ca.  Cal Fire is on scene of a fire at the Islamic Society of Coachella Valley in Coachella.  It is located at 84650 of Avenue 49.  —  Firefighters were called to the scene around 12PM.
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Veronica Rocha / Los Angeles Times:
FBI investigating fire at Coachella Valley mosque
Discussion: KTLA
Gary Sernovitz / New Yorker:
What Hillary Clinton Gets (and Bernie Sanders Doesn't) About Wall Street  —  On Monday, in a Times op-ed headlined “How I'd Rein In Wall Street,” Hillary Clinton expressed skepticism that restoring the Glass-Steagall Act, which once separated investment banks from commercial banks, would do much good.
Discussion: Common Dreams
Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Muslim student upset after Gwinnett teacher asks if she has a bomb  —  The parent of an eighth-grade Muslim student at Shiloh Middle School in Gwinnett County is angry after an incident in which a teacher asked his daughter if she was carrying a bomb in her backpack.
David Larter / The Scoop Deck:
The Navy's newest ship breaks down, limps into port  —  USNS Grapple tows USS Milwaukee, LCS-5, to Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Va. on Friday, December 11, 2015.  LCS-5 suffered an engine casualty while in transit.  (Credit: Mike Morones/Staff)  —  ABOARD THE LITTORAL COMBAT …
Discussion: Associated Press
Nick Timiraos / Wall Street Journal:
Treasury Will Delay Announcement on $10 Bill Redesign to 2016 … The Treasury Department will delay until 2016 the announcement of which woman will be selected for the redesigned $10 bill after an unexpectedly large volume of public feedback prompted officials to extend their months long review, a spokeswoman said Friday.
Discussion: RedState and Balloon Juice
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CBS News:
Treasury Department delays decision on which woman to put on $10 bill
Discussion: AOL and Politico
New York Times:
Canada's Warm Embrace of Refugees  —  Many of the indelible images of the Middle East refugee crisis this year are haunting.  There was the heart wrenching photo of Aylan Kurdi, a lifeless 3-year-old boy who drowned at sea and washed up ashore on a beach in Turkey in early September.
Discussion: KTLA, Daily Kos and Mashable
 
 
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Rachael Bade / Politico:
State Department can't find emails of top Clinton IT staffer
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Kimberley A. Strassel / Wall Street Journal:
No Political Guardrails  —  President Obama broke all the boundaries …
Discussion: Instapundit and Viking Pundit
Stephen Holden / New York Times:
Frank Sinatra: A Hundred Years On, the Voice Resonates Still
Discussion: KOIN-TV
Adam Kredo / Washington Free Beacon:
DHS Official Unable to Give Number of Syrians in U.S. or Number of Expired Visas
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Eli Stokols / Politico:
Trump takes on Cruz, but lightly
Discussion: ABC News
Daily Mail:
Trump's Muslim travel ban may be dumb but laid-back, do-nothing Obama is even dumber
Discussion: Vlad Tepes
 Earlier Items: 
The White House:
Executive Order — Half-Day Closing of Executive Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government …
Discussion: Slantpoint and Washington Post
Mike McPhate / New York Times:
Discrimination by Airbnb Hosts Is Widespread, Report Says
Discussion: Gothamist and SFist
Bryan Lowry / Wichita Eagle:
(Updated) Wichita lawmaker hired by Kansas Family Policy Council, letter says
New York Times:
San Bernardino Attackers' Friend Spoke of ‘Sleeper Cells’ Before Rampage
Nick Gehring / bencarson.com:
Dr. Ben Carson Releases Statement on Party Boss Insider Meeting Reported in Washington Post