World leaders launch bid for climate breakthrough in Paris

PARIS World leaders will launch an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back the earth's rising temperatures, seeking common cause in two weeks of bargaining to steer the global economy away from dependence on fossil fuels. | Video

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WASHINGTON U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump insisted on Sunday he was "100 percent right" when he said he saw thousands of Muslims in Jersey City, New Jersey, cheering the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, even though fact-checkers have debunked his assertion.

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Kobe Bryant to retire at end of season

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Fed to take up 'too big to fail' emergency lending curb

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve Board will consider on Monday a proposal to curb its emergency lending powers, a change demanded by Congress after the central bank's controversial decision to aid AIG , Citigroup and others in 2008.

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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.

Election 2016, Politics 29 Nov 2015

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.

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