Note: In am effort to keep you current, the AM Brief and PM Brief features will now be published on Saturday and Sunday. Generally, they will consist of 4 stories each. The AM editions will feature talks from TED.com and the PM editions will feature a political cartoon.
1. US Christmas tree 'bomb' foiled by FBI. [Guardian - UK]
2. Iraqi PM: No need for US troops to stay post-2011. [MSNBC from AP]
3. Angry protests over Korea shelling. [Al Jazeera]
4. Willie Nelson freed after drug arrest. [The New York Times from AP]
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