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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    
1. PEOPLE WORLD OVER ON EDGE AS CALENDAR TURNS
    
As the final hours of 2015 draw to a close, many bid a weary and wary adieu to a year marred by attacks that left nations reeling and nerves rattled.
    
2. MOTHER OF 'AFFLUENZA' TEEN BACK IN US AFTER DEPORTATION
    
Ethan Couch remains in Mexico after a judge grants a delay allowing the 18-year-old to argue that kicking him out of the country would violate his rights.
    
3. BILL COSBY'S DEFENDERS GROWING FAINTER
    
Sexual assault allegations against the comedian have left many - especially in the black community - feeling betrayed.
    
4. WHERE HISTORIC RAINS ARE SWELLING RIVERS, STREAMS
    
The three-day rainfall totals of up to 11 inches in parts of Missouri represent a deluge occurring only every 100 to 300 years, NOAA says.
    
5. RARE LOOK AT LIFE BEHIND BARS
    
The AP is granted access to - and given permission to photograph inside - a Georgia state prison, including its death row.
    
6.  CHINA BUILDING SECOND AIRCRAFT CARRIER
    
The project is part of the country's rapid naval modernization, seen as aimed at asserting Beijing's maritime claims and extending its power far from its shores.
 

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