The heat is on at the Paris climate change summit

PARIS - World leaders will launch an ambitious attempt to hold back the earth's rising temperatures, urging each other to steer the global economy away from dependence on fossil fuels.

ECB outlook hit euro, lift stocks, oil drops before OPEC 7:58am EST

LONDON The dollar hit its strongest since mid-March against a basket of its peers on Monday, at the start of a week likely to highlight the divergent outlooks for U.S. and euro zone interest rates that will set the tone for markets in early 2016.

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Sarasota, Florida November 28, 2015.  REUTERS/Scott Audette

Black pastors to Trump: 'No endorsement'

NEW YORK - Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump canceled a public event where he had planned to announce endorsements from black pastors, after a group of African-American academics and clergy members urged them to reconsider.   Full Article 

Sandra Marvilla pulls items out of robotically controlled bins before they zip away at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Tracy, California, November 29, 2015.  REUTERS/Fred Greaves

Online shopping rivals store trips: survey

An equal number of shoppers sought to buy items online as they did in physical stores over the Thanksgiving weekend, according to a closely watched survey by the leading retail industry lobby, highlighting the growing importance of e-commerce during the crucial holiday shopping season.  Full Article 

A Colorado Springs Police car blocks the entrance outside the Planned Parenthood clinic a day after a gunman opened fire in Colorado Springs, Colorado November 28, 2015.  REUTERS/Isaiah J. Downing

Shooter opposed abortion: Planned Parenthood

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Planned Parenthood said that news reports that the gunman who attacked its Colorado health clinic had uttered "no more baby parts" during his arrest showed the suspect was motivated by an anti-abortion agenda.  Full Article 

Pro-democracy protesters carrying yellow umbrellas, symbol of the Occupy Central civil disobedience movement, gather outside government headquarters in Hong Kong, China September 28, 2015. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Hong Kong activists' latest foes: hackers

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE - Almost a year after students ended pro-democracy street protests in Hong Kong, they face an online battle against what Western security experts say are China-sponsored hackers using techniques rarely seen elsewhere.  Full Article 

Beijing stocks up on 'made in China' drugs

Already a global powerhouse in high-tech areas from solar panels to bullet trains, China is now taking on the challenge of making more of its own drugs for a vast and ageing population. Reuters' Adam Jourdan explains why it's succeeding.

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