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A.M. Links: Ebola Fighters Named 'Person of the Year,' Congress Unveils $1 Trillion Spending Bill, World Reacts to Senate Torture Report


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    Time magazine has named "the Ebola fighters" as its Person of the Year for 2014.

  • According to the White House, "proper security measures are in place" around the world to deal with threats and other fallout from yesterday's release of the Senate Torture Report.
  • Palestinian Minister Ziad Abu Ein has died as a result of injuries sustained in a clash with Israeli troops during a protest in the West Bank.
  • After the U.S. Supreme Court refused to grant an appeal, the state of Missouri executed Paul Goodwin last night via lethal injection. It was the state's tenth execution this year.

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