Police name suspect in Colorado clinic shooting

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic was named as Robert L. Dear, 57. The attack left three people dead and nine injured.

Putin, citing national security, signs Turkey sanctions decree 3:23pm EST

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin signed a decree imposing a raft of punitive economic sanctions against Turkey on Saturday, underlining the depth of the Kremlin's anger toward Ankara four days after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane.


North Korea tested submarine-launched missile, but launch failed: report

SEOUL North Korea appeared to conduct a submarine-launched ballistic missile test on Saturday but it ended in failure with no indication that the missile successfully ejected from the vessel and took off, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.


Top Kurdish lawyer shot dead in southeast Turkey

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey A prominent Kurdish lawyer and rights activist was shot in the head and killed on Saturday, in an incident likely to fuel further unrest in Turkey's mostly Kurdish southeast. | Video


Police, migrants clash on Macedonia border; soldiers build fence

IDOMENI, Greece Police in Macedonia fired tear gas and stun grenades at desperate migrants stranded for days at the Greek border and who are demanding passage to western Europe, as soldiers began erecting a metal fence to keep them out. | Video


Syrian army advances against Islamic State east of Aleppo: Syria state TV

BEIRUT The Syrian army captured territory from Islamic State east of Aleppo including several kilometers (miles) of highway linking the city with the jihadists' de facto capital of Raqqa, Syrian state TV reported on Saturday.


Nearly 1000 people denied entry to France since attacks: minister

STRASBOURG, France Nearly 1,000 people have been denied entry to France since the government tightened border controls under a state of emergency following the Nov. 13 attacks, the interior minister said on Saturday.


Pope Francis visits Ugandan shrine amid gay rights debate

NAMUGONGO, Uganda Pope Francis traveled to Uganda's holiest shrine on Saturday, paying tribute to 19th century Christian martyrs killed for their faith, including for protecting young boys in the royal court from abuse by the king. | Video

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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