Negotiators grab head start on climate challenge

PARIS - Senior negotiators from almost 200 nations began thrashing out a new global deal to curb climate change.

China selloff pressure Asia stocks, yuan jumpy before IMF decision 2:23am EST

TOKYO An extended selloff in Chinese stocks pulled down Asian markets on Monday, while the yuan bounced on suspected intervention by Beijing hours ahead of an IMF decision on whether to promote it to a basket of global reserve currencies.


U.S. presidential candidate Carson: Syrian refugee facilities 'quite nice'

WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said on Sunday that he found facilities at a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan to be "really quite nice" and that people there would rather stay or return home to Syria than come to the United States.


Clinton will unveil $275 billion infrastructure plan to create jobs

BOSTON U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton plans to make job creation the focus of her campaign over the next month, beginning with a $275 billion infrastructure spending plan that will be released this week.


U.S. holiday sales on track amid online boost: NRF survey

U.S. holiday shopping is on track for a modest 3.7 percent rise this year after strong turnout during the Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend and thanks to strong online sales, the National Retail Federation said on Sunday after releasing an annual consumer poll.


Turkey recovers body of pilot from downed Russian jet

ANKARA/MOSCOW Turkey recovered the body of a Russian pilot from northern Syria and presented it to Russian diplomats on Sunday, five days after shooting down his warplane in an incident that wrecked relations between two of the main powers involved in Syria's war.


On China's fringes, cyber spies raise their game

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. | 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 

New GOP primary rules could benefit Donald Trump

Reuters Campaign Correspondent Erin McPike explains how changes in the Republican primary election calendar since 2012 could help the billionaire businessman in his quest for the GOP nomination.

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