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5:40 PM ET, December 12, 2015

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Coral Davenport / New York Times:
Nations Approve Landmark Climate Accord in Paris  —  LE BOURGET, France — Representatives of 195 countries reached a landmark climate accord on Saturday that will, for the first time, commit nearly every country to lowering planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions to help stave off the most drastic effects of climate change.
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Mother Jones:
Breaking: World Leaders Just Agreed to a Landmark Deal to Fight Global Warming  —  There was relief and celebration in Paris Saturday evening, as officials from more than 190 countries swept aside monumental differences and agreed to an unprecedented global deal to tackle climate change.
Discussion: Wired and Reuters
Bloomberg Business:
Landmark Climate-Change Agreement Hailed as ‘Leap for Mankind’  —  Nations pledge to limit warming to below 2 degrees Celsius  —  Deal sets framework for global warming action for decades  —  The world's nations took the boldest steps yet to stem climate change, adopting an historic package …
Discussion: USA Today, Daily Kos and The Week
New York Times:
Inside the Paris Climate Deal
Wall Street Journal:
Nations Unite in Global Agreement on Climate Change
Bloomberg Business:   Climate Negotiators Hail ‘Historic’ Paris Draft Agreement
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 …
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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 and Daily Kos
Dan Nowicki / Arizona Republic:
In rebuke of Donald Trump, religious intolerance, Sen. Jeff Flake talks solidarity at Scottsdale mosque
Discussion: addictinginfo.org
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Liza Foreman / The Daily Beast:
Bill Murray Befriends the Muslim World: ‘Not Every Flower Is the Same’  —  Our time trailing the comedy god in Marrakech, where a somber Murray shared his thoughts on Muslims and America in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino.  —  MARRAKECH — “Bill,” I call out.  “Bill.
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
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.
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.
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Don Melvin / CNN:
Two arrested on suspicion of terrorism offenses; Geneva remains on alert
Discussion: Power Line
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 …
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.
Daily Mail:
PICTURED: The two Afghan Air Force trainees now being hunted by Homeland Security after they disappeared from U.S. military base in Georgia  — Mirwais Kohistani and Shirzad Rohullah failed to show up for training on Monday at Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta, Georgia
Los Angeles Times:
Op-Ed ‘Culture bundling’ and other obstacles to a real gun control debate  —  Activists in support of stricter gun laws protest outside the CNBC Republican Presidential Debate on Oct. 28 in Boulder, Colo.  —  I enjoy unproductive talk.  Bloviating, berating, snarking and swearing about politics …
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
 
 
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Andrew Pollack / New York Times:
Martin Shkreli's Latest Plan to Sharply Raise Drug Price Prompts Outcry
Discussion: addictinginfo.org and Forbes
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
VIDEO=> Kids Scream “I Want to Kill Him!” While Beating Trump Piñata to “Stop Hate”
Quentin Fottrell / MarketWatch:
America's middle class has lost nearly 30% of wealth
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
New York Times:
Canada's Warm Embrace of Refugees
Discussion: KTLA and Daily Kos
Rachael Bade / Politico:
State Department can't find emails of top Clinton IT staffer
 Earlier Items: 
Gary Sernovitz / New Yorker:
What Hillary Clinton Gets (and Bernie Sanders Doesn't) About Wall Street
Discussion: Common Dreams and Liberal Values
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
Daily Mail:
Trump's Muslim travel ban may be dumb but laid-back, do-nothing Obama is even dumber
Discussion: Vlad Tepes