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It's a record: A sign in Atlanta about the $425 million jackpot in the Powerball lottery.
It's a record: A sign in Atlanta about the $425 million jackpot in the Powerball lottery. Erik S. Lesser /EPA /LANDOV
Earlier, we posted about:
— Outrage, Protests In Bangladesh After Factory Fire That Killed Scores.
— 'Cyber Monday,' 'Giving Tuesday;' Then 'Weeping Wednesday?'.
Meanwhile, here are some of the other top headlines of the morning and from over the weekend:
— "Dems, GOP Signal Room For Compromise Ahead Of 'Fiscal Cliff' Talks." (The Hill's Briefing Room blog)
— Battle For Damascus Has Begun, Syrian Rebel Commander Says. (NPR's Deborah Amos, reporting from Turkey)
— "Syria Cluster Bomb Attack 'Kills 10 Children,' " Activists Say. (BBC News)
— Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi May Be "Reaching Out For A Compromise" With Country's Judges. (BBC News)
— "Congo Rebels Dig In Around Goma As Leader Heads For Talks." (Reuters)
— Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, A Former Prime Minister, Retiring From Politics. (Haaretz)
— "Catalan Election Weakens Bid For Independence From Spain." (Reuters)
— "No Powerball Winner; Jackpot Goes To Record $425 Million." (The Associated Press)