Top Stories: Guantanamo Transfers; Actor Deaths

Dec 16, 2013

Good morning, here are our early stories:

-- U.S. Transfers Two Guantánamo Detainees To Saudi Arabia.

-- Joan Fontaine, 'Coolly Beautiful' Oscar Winner, Dies.

-- 'Billy Jack' Creator Tom Laughlin Dies

-- 6 Things To Know About Chile's Once And Future President.

And here are our early headlines:

South Africa Celebrates First 'Reconciliation Day' Without Mandela. (BBC)

E.U. Halts Trade Talks After Questions About Ukraine's Commitment. (New York Times)

Thousands Evacuate After Flooding In Gaza. (Al Jazeera)

Chile Elects Former President Bachelet to Her Old Job. (CNN)

Tuesday's Mega Millions Jackpot Estimated At $550 Million. (Mega Millions)

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