Three killed, nine injured at Colorado abortion clinic

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Police arrested a gunman who stormed a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Colorado Springs and opened fire with a rifle in an attack that left three people dead and nine others injured, authorities said.

Republican Trump drops 12 percentage points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos 27 Nov 2015

WASHINGTON U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week, marking the real estate mogul's biggest decline since he vaulted to the top of the field in July, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. | Video


Murdoch: Tribune papers likely to be sold, LA Times split off

Rupert Murdoch, co-chairman of Wall Street Journal publisher News Corp , on Friday said he had "strong word" that the Tribune Publishing Co's newspaper group will be bought by a Wall Street firm, while the Los Angeles Times will be split off and purchased by local investors including philanthropist Eli Broad.


'Black Friday' protest of police shooting shuts main Chicago shopping street

CHICAGO Thousands of people marched on Chicago's most prestigious shopping street on Friday, disrupting business on one of the busiest U.S. retail days, to protest the shooting death of a black teenager by a white policeman and the city's handling of the case. | Video


Philippines shopping for arms to beef up maritime security

Clark Airfield, PHILIPPINES Philippine President Benigno Aquino has approved the purchase of 44 billion pesos ($932.74 million) worth of military equipment to help boost maritime security capability as tensions simmer in the South China Sea, a senior defence official said on Saturday.


Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to U.S. holiday shopping

CHICAGO/PITTSBURGH America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year as U.S. retailers' discounts on electronics, clothing and other holiday gifts failed to draw big crowds to stores and shopping malls. | Video


Brazil to sue BHP, Vale for $5 billion in damages for dam burst

BRASILIA Brazil's federal and state governments plan to sue the owners of the Samarco iron ore miner for 20 billion reais ($5.24 billion)in damages caused by the burst of a tailings dam, Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira told reporters on Friday.


Voice of Paris attacks; Did he have bigger role?

PARIS/ALENCON, France The voice that claimed Islamic State was responsible for the deadly Paris attacks is known to many in the small French provincial town of Alencon.

China: when an only child dies

Fan Guohui comforts his wife Zheng Qing as they show their son's resting place to reporters on their visit to the graveyard in Zhangjiakou, China, November 22, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Zhangjiakou, CHINA - For many Chinese parents who lost the only child their government once allowed them to have, the recent change in China's "one-child policy" is a bitter pill.  Wider Image 

Barred beauty contender speaks out

A Canadian beauty queen lashes out after she was barred from boarding a flight from Hong Kong to China for a pageant. Paul Chapman reports.

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