A.M. Links: World Stocks to End Year With Gains, Obama Reflects on Newtown, Clinton Hospitalized, Syrian Military Trying to Take Damascus Suburb, Israel Relaxes Gaza Shipment Restrictions


  • World stocks look set to end 2012 up almost 13 percent despite stalled fiscal cliff negotiations. 
  • The neutrino may be its own anti-particle, which could help explain the scarcity of anti-matter. 
  • Obama says that the day of the Newtown shooting was the worst of his presidency. 
  • Hillary Clinton has been hospitalized after a blood clot caused by a concussion earlier this month was discovered in a follow-up exam. 
  • The Syrian military is making a push to take back a strategic suburb in Damascus. 
  • More building materials are to pass into Gaza after Israel relaxed shipping restrictions.

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