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Philippine Air Force troops use a rubber boat to evacuate residents from floods in Cagayan de Oro City, southern Philippines earlier today (Dec. 4).
Philippine Air Force troops use a rubber boat to evacuate residents from floods in Cagayan de Oro City, southern Philippines earlier today (Dec. 4). Bobby Lagsa /EPA /LANDOV
Our early headlines:
— U.S. Disputes Iran's Claim To Have Captured Drone.
— Report: Benghazi 'Talking Points' Watered Down By CIA, Not White House.
— Three 'Should Read Stories' About The 'Fiscal Cliff'.
Other stories making headlines:
— "Syria Conflict: Obama Warns Assad Over Chemical Weapons — Live Updates." (The Guardian)
— NATO Foreign Ministers Expected To OK Turkey's Request For Patriot Anti-missile Systems As Defense Against Syria. (The Associated Press)
— "Philippines Mindanao Island Hit By Typhoon Bopha;" 40,000 People Move To Shelters, 4 Deaths Reported. (BBC News)
— "Judge Removed In Fort Hood Shooting Rampage Case." (The Associated Press)
— Baxter International "Agrees To Buy Sweden's Gambro For $4 Billion." (Bloomberg News)
— "Pregnant Kate Rests At Hospital, World Watches." (NBC's The Today Show)