Morning roundup

Top Stories: North Korea Fires A Rocket; Attacker Fires A Gun In Oregon Mall

Good morning, here are our early stories:

'Global Chorus of Condemnation; After North Korea's Rocket Launch.

As Shots Rang Out In Oregon Mall, Shoppers And Santa Dove For Cover.

And here are more top headlines:

Obama To Discuss Fiscal Cliff Today With Mayors. (USA Today)

European, Asian Markets Close Higher On Hopes Federal Reserve Will Approve New Stimulus. (NASDAQ)

Egyptian Opposition Calls For 'No' Vote, Instead Of Boycott, In Referendum. (Al Jazeera)

Pope Benedict Sends First Tweet To 1 Million Followers. (NBC)

First Part Of World Trade Center Spire To Be Lifted Into Place Today. (AP)

Geminid Meteor Shower Nears Peak With Dramatic Shooting Stars. (National Geographic)

West Virginia Crews Repair Interstate Highway Segment Blown Up By Gas Explosion. (Charleston Daily Mail)

Scientists Name Prehistoric Lizard After Obama. (Boston Globe)



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