Around the World in 60 Seconds: Today's top stories

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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Dec. 3, 2015.

Couple in San Bernardino mass shooting were stockpiling arsenal

With authorities still working to confirm the motive of Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik in the mass shooting in California, this week, investigators have announced the discovery of an arsenal of bullets and bombs in the couple's home – enough, they say, for "another attack." 14 people were killed in the shooting, and Farook and Malik were fatally shot in a subsequent confrontation with police.

[Read more from the Los Angeles Times]

Pentagon: Women will be allowed to serve in all U.S. combat roles

Rejecting arguments from the U.S. Marines that women should not be allowed to serve in infantry and other combat duties, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has ruled that combat jobs will be open to both sexes in the armed forces as long as they meet all requirements. This is a major reversal of long-standing military policy.

[Read more from NBC News]

And the Superbowl halftime performer is...

Coldplay. The British band, whose hits include "Yellow" and "The Scientist," have been announced as the headlining act at Superbowl 50. The decision has been met with some backlash, though many are defending it.

[Read more from The Atlantic]

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