A.M. Links: New York Court To Hear Bloomberg Soda Ban Appeal, Saudi Arabia Refuses To Take UN Security Council Seat, Obama Reportedly Decides on Next Homeland Security Secretary


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  • New York's highest court is to hear New York City's appeal against a ruling that prevented Mayor Michael Bloomberg from implementing a ban on the selling of super-sized sodas.
  • Police in Norway believe that a Norwegian citizen may have been among the militants who attacked a mall in Nairobi, Kenya last month.
  • Saudi Arabia, protesting the lack of intervention in Syria, will not be taking up its seat on the United Nations Security Council.
  • A federal air marshal has been arrested for allegedly taking upskirt photos of passengers at Nashville International Airport.
  • President Obama has reportedly decided on Jeh Johnson, former Pentagon general counsel, to be the next Homeland Security secretary.  
  • Rep. Bill Young (R-Fla.), Congress' longest-serving Republican, is "gravely ill."

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