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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    
1. CALIFORNIA SHOOTER SHOWED PIOUS, PEACEFUL SIDE IN PUBLIC PERSONA
    
Friends are mystified how Syed Farook, a young family man with a government job, could be responsible for the commando-style assault that killed 14 people during a holiday party attended by co-workers.
    
2. EGYPTIAN NIGHT SPOT ATTACKED
    
A firebomb assault on a nightclub in Cairo kills 16 people and wounds three others, authorities say, reportedly by two young men who were refused entry.
    
3. 'IT'S TIME THEY OPEN' - PARIS CAFE WHERE 5 PEOPLE WERE KILLED REOPENS FOR BUSINESS
    
The trendy cafe La Bonne Biere, where five people were killed by gunmen in the Paris carnage, reopens for business.
    
4. WHO IS HOLDING KEY SYRIAN MEETING
    
Saudi Arabia is hosting opposition groups and rebel factions next week to build unity ahead of peace talks with Damascus officials early next year.
    
5. WHY CHICAGO SHOOTING AUDIO WAS DECEPTIVE
    
Hours after Chicago officials released audio-free dashcam video of a white officer fatally shooting a black teen, a 35-second excerpt with sound appeared online, but experts, police and the AP conclude it was bogus.
    
6. TRUMP PICKED STOCK FRAUD FELON AS AIDE
    
The real estate mogul tapped Felix Sater to be a senior business adviser to his empire even after Sater's past involvement in a mafia-linked stock fraud scheme had become public, AP's Jeff Horwitz finds.

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