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The Hill’s 12:30 Report: ISIS Says Soda Can Blew Up Plane | George Stephanopoulos Interviews Graham Live at 5 p.m. | Lame Duck May Be Coming Early

NEW ISIS DEVELOPMENTS: 

8 ISIS ARRESTS; HEADED FOR GERMANY: The Associated Press is reporting that Turkey has arrested eight suspected ISIS members at Istanbul’s main airport. Officials say they planned to travel to Germany posing as refugees. http://ti.me/1X7HCzY

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ISIS JUST RELEASED CAN BOMB PHOTO USED ON RUSSIAN PLANE: Via The Hill's Jesse Byrnes, ISIS has released a picture of a Schweppes soda can converted into a bomb. They claim this is the bomb that brought down the Russian jetliner. http://bit.ly/1QuBmDl 

66 ISIS ARRESTS IN AMERICA: The Daily Mail is reporting that U.S. authorities have arrested and charged 66 people with ISIS-related terror plots on American soil. This includes “a handful of refugees.” This only increases pressure for President Obama, as 28 governors (including Democratic Gov. and Senate hopeful Maggie Hassan) are refusing to accept Syrian refugees. http://dailym.ai/1PNLA0d

WHAT YOU MISSED OVERNIGHT IN PARIS: Via The Hill’s Julian Hattem, two suspected extremists were killed last night (including a young woman who blew herself up with an explosive-packed vest) and seven arrested during a 7-hour siege in a northern Paris suburb. Several police officers have been injured. What we don’t know: Identities of the seven arrested — and if the suspected mastermind of the French attacks, Belgium national Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was captured. http://bit.ly/1NbA0wQ

I’m Cate Martel with a quick recap of what you missed this morning and what’s on tap for the rest of the day. Send tips, gripes, comments and cookie recipes to cmartel@thehill.com and @CateMartel. 

HAPPENING NOW: Via The Hill’s Cristina MarcosSpeaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanElection Countdown: Trump confident about midterms in Hill.TV interview | Kavanaugh controversy tests candidates | Sanders, Warren ponder if both can run | Super PACs spending big | Two states open general election voting Friday | Latest Senate polls On The Money: Midterms to shake up House finance panel | Chamber chief says US not in trade war | Mulvaney moving CFPB unit out of DC | Conservatives frustrated over big spending bills Nancy Pelosi: Will she remain the ‘Face of the Franchise’? MORE (R-Wis.) is on the House floor talking about the Syrian refugee bill, which is up for a vote tomorrow. "We can be compassionate and we can also be safe.” http://bit.ly/1MBEOGj 

PRESSURE FOR APPLE, GOOGLE & TERRORISM: Via The Hill’s Katie Bo Williams, after the coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris, CIA director John Brennan and Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinThe Memo: Tide turns on Kavanaugh Grassley wants unredacted version of letter from Kavanaugh's accuser Gillibrand: Kavanaugh accuser shouldn't participate in 'sham' hearing MORE (D-Calif.) are amplifying their arguments against Silicon Valley. Pressure is rising for Apple, Google and other technology companies to give law enforcement and intelligence agencies access to encrypted phones and other devices. http://bit.ly/1QMjD9F

LAME DUCK MAY BE COMING EARLY: Via The Hill’s Jordan Fabian, Obama is coming under criticism even from his own party over his comments about last week's terrorist attacks in Paris. Influential liberal columnists and Democratic strategists say Obama came off as condescending — missing an opportunity to show leadership against ISIS. http://bit.ly/1H8B7Lw

JINDAL OUT: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal dropped out of the Republican primary during Bret Baier's show on Fox News. *To note, Jindal is the third candidate, all governors, to drop out (behind former Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.) http://bit.ly/1SDiQq8

FIESTY FIGHT COMING: Via The Hill’s Mike Lillis, House Democrats are sending a clear warning ahead of the debate on government spending: any “poison poll” amendments are dead on arrival. The must-pass legislation is seen as an irresistible opportunity to attach amendments, or riders, that could never pass on their own. *The deadline is December 11. If a bill isn't signed into law, the government shuts downhttp://bit.ly/1NbodPp

ANOTHER NATE SILVER MOMENT? In an era where polls come out nearly every day, here's a fascinating look at how to read polls (and which actually matter). http://bit.ly/1MBdAzN

STILL GOING... TRUMP DEFYING THE PUNDITS YET AGAIN. Via The Hill’s Mark Hensch, Donald Trump has a firm lead in New Hampshire in a new WBUR poll. Trump 23% ... Carson 13% ... Rubio 13% ... Cruz 8% ... Bush 7% ... Kasich (tied) 7% ... Christie 6% ... Paul 5% ... Fiorina 4%. http://bit.ly/1HXcyBe 

WORTH READING: The Washington Post’s graphic of photos and stories of the victims from the Paris attacks. It’s powerful. http://wapo.st/1WYI5tv

CARSON CAMPAIGN VS. CARSON ADVISER: Via The New York Times’s Trip Gabriel, Ben Carson’s adviser trashed Ben Carson’s foreign policy in an interview ... because that makes sense(?) “Nobody has been able to sit down with him and have him get one iota of intelligent information about the Middle East," Duane R. Clarridge, a top adviser to Dr. Carson on terrorism and national security. It’s bizarre. http://nyti.ms/1MkOd7m  

CARSON REAX: Via The Hill’s Jonathan Easley, a Carson spokesman accused the Times of taking advantage of Clarridge, 83, calling him an “elderly gentleman” who has “incomplete knowledge” of Carson’s briefing schedule. http://bit.ly/1kEwGOH

CRUZ IMPRESSIONS ARE THE BEST IMPRESSIONS: Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzSinger Leon Bridges to join Willie Nelson in performing at O’Rourke rally Election Countdown: Trump confident about midterms in Hill.TV interview | Kavanaugh controversy tests candidates | Sanders, Warren ponder if both can run | Super PACs spending big | Two states open general election voting Friday | Latest Senate polls Poll: Beto O'Rourke leads Cruz by 2 points in Texas Senate race MORE (R-Texas) pulled out his Homer Simpson impression in Charleston, S.C. http://politi.co/1WY1x9K FLASHBACK: Last week, Cruz also acted out a scene from “The Princess Bride” at a New Hampshire cafe. http://bit.ly/1WWlTLk 

TWITTER CATCH-UP

NBC's Mark Murray

Ted Cruz to Obama's criticism re: Syrian refugees: "Come back and insult me to my face."

*Here's video of the exchange. Cruz really seems rattled: http://nbcnews.to/1kEOCbX 

Democratic Consultant Joe Trippi

France gets hit and takes in 30,000 refugees. "Life goes on" http://bit.ly/1YghZQ3

Isis Anchalee (A San Francisco engineer)

Facebook thinks I'm a terrorist. Apparently sending them a screenshot of my passport is not good enough for them to reopen my account.

Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillMcCaskill to oppose Kavanaugh nomination Wyden says foreign hackers targeted personal accounts of senators, staffers Election Countdown: Trump confident about midterms in Hill.TV interview | Kavanaugh controversy tests candidates | Sanders, Warren ponder if both can run | Super PACs spending big | Two states open general election voting Friday | Latest Senate polls MORE (D-Mo.) *The picture makes this worth clicking

And the "names" on our shirts were the best! #BipartisanBowlingAtTheWH http://bit.ly/1Mm9LjV

Seth Rogen

F*** I did that thing again where I think I'm just messaging someone but I tweeted it.

Anthony Weiner: Jeez, what a dummy. https://twitter.com/anthonyweiner/status/666671115440361472

ON TAP

12:30 p.m. ESTSen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenElection Countdown: Trump confident about midterms in Hill.TV interview | Kavanaugh controversy tests candidates | Sanders, Warren ponder if both can run | Super PACs spending big | Two states open general election voting Friday | Latest Senate polls On The Money: Midterms to shake up House finance panel | Chamber chief says US not in trade war | Mulvaney moving CFPB unit out of DC | Conservatives frustrated over big spending bills Warren suggests Mulvaney broke law by speaking to GOP donors MORE (D-Mass.) holds a newsmaker luncheon at the National Press Club. Live streamhttp://bit.ly/1H7uV6l 

1:00 p.m. EST: Gene Sperling, Former Economic Adviser to Presidents Clinton and Obama, joins Iowa influencers at a Politico event in Des Moines, Iowa. Live stream: http://politi.co/1QttMsO 

1:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EST: House votes

2:00 p.m. EST: Sen. Tom CottonThomas (Tom) Bryant CottonGOP senators condemn 'vulgar' messages directed at Collins over Kavanaugh GOP turns its fire on Google Overnight Defense: Trump denies report he's looking at Mattis replacements | Inhofe officially gets Armed Services gavel | Trump revives shutdown threat MORE (R-Ark.) hosts a discussion on "National Security for the Next President & Congress: A Discussion with the John Hay Initiative,” with former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, former Counselor of the State Department Eliot Cohen, McCain Institute senior director David Kramer and John Hay Initiative Co-Founder Brian Hook

2:15 p.m. ESTDefense Secretary Ashton Carter delivers remarks on "Force of the Future” at George Washington University. More info: http://bit.ly/1PzSCqF 

5:00 p.m. EST: Sen. Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerRussia docs order sets Trump on collision with intel community Hillicon Valley: North Korean IT firm hit with sanctions | Zuckerberg says Facebook better prepared for midterms | Big win for privacy advocates in Europe | Bezos launches B fund to help children, homeless Bipartisan trio asks US intelligence to investigate ‘deepfakes’ MORE (D-Va.) and Lisa Monaco, counterterrorism advisor to Obama join MSNBC’s “MTP Daily.”

5:30 p.m. EST: Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan and John Dickerson, anchor of CBS News's "Face the Nation," speak at the American Enterprise Institute to discuss their careers in journalism and politics. Live streamhttp://bit.ly/1LkM6MQ  

7:00 p.m. EST: Donald Trump holds a rally in Worcester, Mass.

7:00 p.m. EST: The National Archives is hosting an annual forum on political cartoons, featuring The New Yorker’s Cartoonist David Sipress and Tom Toles of The Washington Post. More infohttp://1.usa.gov/1MAt9aO  

9:00 a.m. EST tomorrowSen. Cory GardnerCory Scott GardnerSome employees' personal data revealed in State Department email breach: report Colorado governor sets up federal PAC before potential 2020 campaign Hillicon Valley: Trump signs off on sanctions for election meddlers | Russian hacker pleads guilty over botnet | Reddit bans QAnon forum | FCC delays review of T-Mobile, Sprint merger | EU approves controversial copyright law MORE (R-Colo.) is speaking at The Bipartisan Policy Center’s discussion on U.S. policy toward Chinese cyber operations. More info: http://bit.ly/1QtlOQv 

2:00 p.m. EST tomorrow: Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersThe Memo: Tide turns on Kavanaugh Election Countdown: Trump confident about midterms in Hill.TV interview | Kavanaugh controversy tests candidates | Sanders, Warren ponder if both can run | Super PACs spending big | Two states open general election voting Friday | Latest Senate polls READ: President Trump’s exclusive interview with Hill.TV MORE (I-Vt.) delivers a big speech on democratic socialism at Georgetown University. Detailshttp://bit.ly/1YgipWt

SHOWS:

5 p.m. EST: Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin Graham GOP senator: Kavanaugh accuser 'moving the goalposts' Collins: Kavanaugh accuser should 'reconsider,' testify on Monday Grassley willing to send staff to California to speak with Kavanaugh accuser MORE (R-S.C.) will join George Stephanopoulos live on ABC News’ digital live stream. Watch herehttp://abcn.ws/1MBqrls

7 p.m. EST: Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenElection Countdown: Trump confident about midterms in Hill.TV interview | Kavanaugh controversy tests candidates | Sanders, Warren ponder if both can run | Super PACs spending big | Two states open general election voting Friday | Latest Senate polls #MeToo era shows there's almost never only one accuser, says Hill.TV's Krystal Ball Hypocrisy in Kavanaugh case enough to set off alarms in DC MORE (D-Minn.) and Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeThe Memo: Tide turns on Kavanaugh Key GOP senators appear cool to Kavanaugh accuser's demand Gillibrand: Kavanaugh accuser shouldn't participate in 'sham' hearing MORE (R-Ariz.) join MSNBC's "Hardball"

8 p.m. EST: Former Charlie Hebdo writer Carolina Fourest joins MSNBC’s "All In with Chris Hayes."

6–9 a.m. EST tomorrow: During this window, Fiorina will appear on "Fox and Friends."

9 a.m. EST tomorrow: Former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillicon Valley: Trump's exclusive interview with Hill.TV | Trump, intel officials clash over Russia docs | EU investigating Amazon | Military gets new cyber authority | Flynn sentencing sparks new questions about Mueller probe READ: President Trump’s exclusive interview with Hill.TV Keeping up with Michael Avenatti MORE joins "LIVE with Kelly and Michael"

9:30 a.m. EST tomorrow: Brian Kilmeade is scheduled to interview Graham on Fox News Radio

9 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EST tomorrow: During this time period, Fiorina will appear on Fox Business "Varney & Co."

11:30 a.m. EST tomorrowGraham is scheduled to join CNN's "At This Hour"

6 a.m. EST tomorrow: Defense Secretary Ash Carter sits down with MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski to discuss ISIS and the Paris attacks. *To note, the interview will be taped today.

Now for the fun stuff ...

Today is National Apple Cider Day

ICYMI: Former England soccer player David Beckham was chosen as People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive in 2015. http://ti.me/1LlEolw

MOMOFOKU NOW SERVES LUNCH: Momofoku in downtown D.C. announced they have begun serving lunch. So, if anyone needs me this afternoon, you know where to find me! http://bit.ly/1LlJsX1

And with that, here is John Kasich’s first tweet ever, from 2008: “is using Twitter for the first time.” 

See you tomorrow.

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