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8:25 PM ET, December 12, 2015

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John McCormick / Bloomberg Business:
Cruz Soars to Front of the Pack in Iowa Poll; Trump Support Stays Flat  —  Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register Iowa survey also brings no joy to Ben Carson or Jeb Bush.  —  McCormickJohn  —  Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has surged ahead to become the latest front-runner …
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Des Moines Register:
Last Slide  —  Cruz is now leading with two critical blocs in the Republican caucus electorate: evangelical conservatives (45 percent) and tea party conservatives (39 percent).  —  Iowa presents a “take and hold” scenario for Cruz: He's taken it; now he needs to hold it …
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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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  —  Christophe Petit Tesson/European Pressphoto Agency  —  TEMPERATURE INCREASE  —  “Holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase …
Joe Romm / ThinkProgress:
In Historic Paris Climate Deal, World Unanimously Agrees To Not Burn Most Fossil Fuels
Discussion: Legal Planet and 350.org
Wall Street Journal:
Nations Unite in Global Agreement on Climate Change
Bradford Richardson / The Hill:
Trump: I can't wash my hair properly because of water regs  —  Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says water regulations from the are making it difficult for him to keep his famed mane clean.  —  Asked about the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) “Waters of the United States” …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
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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 …
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 …
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Dan Nowicki / Arizona Republic:
In rebuke of Donald Trump, religious intolerance, Sen. Jeff Flake talks solidarity at Scottsdale mosque
Discussion: addictinginfo.org
Brad Plumer / Vox:
The world just agreed to a major climate deal in Paris.  Now comes the hard part.  —  After two weeks of bleary all-nighters in Paris, diplomats from around the world have hammered out a major global agreement to address climate change.  Here's the full 31-page document, which was approved by 195 countries on Saturday.
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Bloomberg Business:   Climate Negotiators Hail ‘Historic’ Paris Draft Agreement
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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Charles Moore / Telegraph:
Angela Merkel is doing more damage to the future of the West than Donald Trump  —  The founders of the European Union wanted it to give Christendom modern democratic form, but this is now nearly invisible  —  One day, a historian will pinpoint exactly when we in the West started talking about Muslims.
Discussion: Instapundit
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
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.
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
Christopher Helman / Forbes:
What Oil Bust?  Texas Billionaire Gives Each Worker A $100,000 Bonus  —  Christmas came early at Hilcorp Energy.  Despite the depression in the oil and gas sector, this year employees are enjoying a $100,000 bonus.  —  It's the continuation of a tradition at Hilcorp, owned by billionaire Jeffery Hildebrand.
Discussion: BizPac Review
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 …
 
 
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Jill Leovy / Los Angeles Times:
Marjorie Lord dies at 97; ‘Make Room for Daddy’ star supported L.A. cultural causes
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Elizabeth Chuck / NBC News:
More Than 10,000 Unaccompanied Minors Apprehended on U.S. Border in Last Two Months
Andrew Pollack / New York Times:
Martin Shkreli's Latest Plan to Sharply Raise Drug Price Prompts Outcry
Discussion: Forbes and addictinginfo.org
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
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New York Times:
Canada's Warm Embrace of Refugees
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Rachael Bade / Politico:
State Department can't find emails of top Clinton IT staffer
Gary Sernovitz / New Yorker:
What Hillary Clinton Gets (and Bernie Sanders Doesn't) About Wall Street
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