Dec. 11: Viktor Bout is no threat, his lawyer says, and USC’s Williams wins the Heisman

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Viktor Bout

In this image taken from video provided by the RU-24 Russian Television on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, Russian citizen Viktor Bout, right, who was exchanged for U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner, boards a Russian plane after a swap, in the airport of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Russian arms dealer Bout, who was released from U.S. prison in exchange for WNBA star Griner, is widely labeled abroad as the “Merchant of Death” who fueled some of the world’s worst conflicts but seen at home as a swashbuckling businessman unjustly imprisoned after an overly aggressive U.S. sting operation. (RU-24 Russian Television via AP)

Good morning! It’s Sunday Dec. 11, 2022. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. Viktor Bout’s lawyer: U.S. has ‘absolutely’ nothing to fear

Viktor Bout
In this image taken from video provided by the RU-24 Russian Television on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, Russian citizen Viktor Bout, right, who was exchanged for U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner, boards a Russian plane after a swap, in the airport of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Russian arms dealer Bout, who was released from U.S. prison in exchange for WNBA star Griner, is widely labeled abroad as the “Merchant of Death” who fueled some of the world’s worst conflicts but seen at home as a swashbuckling businessman unjustly imprisoned after an overly aggressive U.S. sting operation. (RU-24 Russian Television via AP)

2. Heavy rain, wind, snow blows through California into Sierra

This image from a Caltrans traffic camera shows snow conditions on California SR-89 Snowman in Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. A stretch of California Highway 89 was closed due to heavy snow between Tahoe City and South Lake Tahoe, Cali., the highway patrol said. Interstate 80 between Reno and Sacramento remained open but chains were required on tires for most vehicles. (Caltrans via AP)

3. Are they COVID, RSV or flu symptoms? This chart can help

All three viruses cause sickness with overlapping symptoms. (Getty Images)

4. Idaho student killings bring solemnity to graduation day

University of Idaho Pres. C. Scott Green began with a special remembrance and read the names of Ethan Chapin, Kaylee Goncalves, Xana Kernodle & Madison Mogen. (Nancy Loo/NewsNation)

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USC QB WILLIAMS WINS HEISMAN

Quarterback Caleb Williams of the University of California is the winner of this year’s Heisman Trophy, college football’s most prestigious award. The win is a record-setting No. 8 for USC.

Heisman Trophy finalist and Southern California quarterback Caleb Williams speaks before attending the award ceremony Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

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