Three killed, nine injured at Colorado abortion clinic

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A gunman 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.

Suspected jihadists kill three at U.N. base in north Mali 7:12am EST

BAMAKO The United Nations said unknown attackers fired rockets at a U.N. peacekeeping base in Kidal in northern Mali on Saturday, killing three people inside, in the latest sign that the West African country's Islamist insurgency is intensifying.


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

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


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


Some guns used in Paris attacks produced in ex-Yugoslavia's arsenal

BELGRADE Some assault rifles used by the Islamic militants in the Nov 13 Paris attacks and later seized in police raids were produced in the former Yugoslavia's state arsenal, the company's director said on Saturday.


Detained journalists urge EU not to compromise with Turkey over human rights

ANKARA Two Turkish journalists arrested this week over their reports about arms supplies to Syria urged the European Union not to compromise on human rights and freedoms to reach an agreement with Turkey to help stem flows of migrants to Europe.


Suicide bomber targets Afghan election official in Kabul: police

KABUL A suicide bomber targeted a senior member of Afghanistan's election commission during the morning rush hour in the capital Kabul on Saturday, killing his driver and wounding several passersby. | 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.

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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