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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Dec. 7, 2015.

San Bernardino shooters were 'radicalized and have been for quite some time'

FBI investigators have revealed the couple in the deadly mass shooting in San Bernardino were "radicalized" in their views on Islam, but questions as to how that happen remain. The agency is looking deeper into their backgrounds, and whether anyone outside the U.S. was involved in the plot, though no evidence of that has been found yet.

[Read more from CNN]

Supreme Court deals blow to gun rights activists in Chicago

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to hear an appeal from from Second Amendment activists from the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, where assault weapons and high-capacity magazines were banned. The group challenged the ban as a violation of the constitutional right to bear arms. This is the latest instance of the court's refusal to wade into the national gun control debate.

[Read more from NPR]

Dozens of U.S. vets to get penis transplants

Doctors at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, will perform the first penis transplants in the U.S. on as many as 60 veterans who lost genitalia in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Such injuries are seen as detrimental to the emotional and physical health of those who have suffered them. The first successful penis transplant was performed in South Africa in March, and allowed the recipient to impregnate his girlfriend.

[Read more from UPI]

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