Police arrest gunman after fatal siege at Colorado abortion clinic

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Police arrested a gunman who stormed a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Colorado Springs on Friday and opened fire with a rifle in an attack that left at least one officer dead and about a dozen other people injured, authorities said. | Video

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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to U.S. holiday shopping

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Facebook makes paid time off for baby leave a global benefit

SAN FRANCISCO Less than a week after Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said he would take two months of paternity leave, the social media company announced it is extending its parental leave policy to full-time employees outside the United States.

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HSBC whistleblower Falciani sentenced to five years in prison

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Berlin police release men suspected of planning attack

BERLIN Berlin police said they had released two men on Friday who were suspected of planning an attack and had been arrested on Thursday evening in connection with a search at an Islamic cultural center in the German capital.

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E. coli from Costco chicken salad traced to tainted celery

LOS ANGELES A multi-state E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least 19 people who ate rotisserie chicken salad sold at Costco Wholesale Corp's stores has been traced to a celery-and-onion mix used in the salad, prompting its California maker to recall the product.


Merkel under pressure from her own ahead of EU migration summit

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel came under renewed pressure from her own conservatives on Friday to stem the flow of refugees into Germany as she heads to a weekend summit of European Union leaders and Turkey's prime minister.