New York Mayor Bill de Blasio faced the biggest crisis of his political career after a gunman killed two police officers in an attack intended to avenge recent police killings of unarmed black men. Full Article
TOKYO - Asian shares took their cues from Wall Street and kicked off a holiday-shortened week on a strong footing on Monday, while the euro touched a fresh two-year low against the greenback on divergent monetary policy expectations.
ABU DHABI - Saudi Arabia said it would not cut output to prop up oil markets even if non-OPEC nations did so, in one of the toughest signals yet that the world's top petroleum exporter plans to ride out the market's biggest slump in years. Full Article
Christians hold prayer services for the victims of a Taliban massacre at a school that left 132 children dead, as Pakistan's interior minister warns of further militant attacks. Vanessa Johnston reports.