• Obama denounces gun violence after latest deadly shooting

    The latest bloodshed came on Friday when a man entered a family planning clinic in the state of Colorado and allegedly opened fire, killing three people, including a police officer, and wounding nine others. Obama said the suspect had been armed with an assault weapon -- that was the first official…

  • Police: Gang members targeted 9-year-old boy shot in alley

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man was charged with first-degree murder Friday in connection with the slaying of a 9-year-old boy who police say was lured from a playground and shot in the head because of his father's gang ties.

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  • Republican Trump drops 12 percentage points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos

    By Alana Wise WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week, marking the real estate mogul's biggest decline since he vaulted to the top of the field in July, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Trump was the…

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    Gunman kills police officer, two others at Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood

    A police officer and two civilians were killed after a gunman opened fire at a Colorado Springs, Colorado Planned Parenthood center on Friday, according to a New York Times report.

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  • Suspicious boats with decomposed bodies found drifting off Japan

    Japan is investigating nearly a dozen suspicious boats recently found drifting off the country's coastline, some with decaying bodies aboard, officials said Friday, as media speculated they came from North Korea. At least 11 cases involving wooden boats -- some badly damaged -- with 20 bodies on…

  • Chilling Video Shows Burglar Crawling Into Family's Bedroom While They Sleep: Cops

    The nanny-cam captured the man sneaking into the New York home and crawling alongside the sleeping family.

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  • Readers write: keep guns in US military; water scarcity needs solutions

    Regarding the Nov. 9 Briefing, “Why the US protects private guns”: The National Rifle Association uses the misleading term “the right to bear arms,” setting the agenda for any discussion on having a comprehensive system of gun control. Regarding the Nov. 9 online article “World Bank: Global warming…

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  • Obama says U.S. has to 'do something' about guns after Colorado shooting

    By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Expressing what has become regularly repeated frustration on the issue, President Barack Obama said on Saturday the United States needs to "do something" to make it harder for criminals to get guns after a shooting in Colorado killed three people and…

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  • Sean Connery's wife ordered to stand trial in Spain fraud case

    Sean Connery's wife has been ordered to stand trial in Spain for her alleged part in a multi-million-euro fraud that could see her jailed for more than two years, judicial authorities said. Micheline Roquebrune, wife of the 85-year-old film star best known for his portrayal of James Bond, could…

  • Pope Francis visits Ugandan shrine amid gay rights debate

    By Philip Pullella and Edith Honan NAMUGONGO, Uganda (Reuters) - Pope Francis traveled to Uganda's holiest shrine on Saturday, paying tribute to 19th century Christian martyrs killed for their faith, including for protecting young boys in the royal court from abuse by the king. Francis, on the…

  • Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of title bout

    ESSEN, Germany (AP) — No antics, no singing, no goading, and no boastful declarations.

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    Photos of the day - November 27, 2015 (22 photos)

    French President Francois Hollande attends a ceremony to pay a national homage to the victims of the Paris attack; The 2015 White House Christmas Tree is delivered at the North Portico of the White House; and, A Syrian refugee carries his son through a rainstorm as he arrives at the…

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  • Police say man in Mississippi Waffle House kills employee

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A customer pulled out a gun and shot and killed an employee at a Waffle House restaurant in Mississippi on Friday after she asked him not to smoke, police said.

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  • Briton kept father's skeleton in armchair for months: inquest

    Timothy Brown, 59, placed his 94-year-old father Kenneth's body in his favourite armchair after he suffered a fall at the house they shared in Stafford, central England, in 2014. "Unfortunately, Timothy didnâ t call the emergency services," Detective Constable Andrew Weatherley of the local police…

  • Air pollution in Beijing hits hazardous levels

    BEIJING (AP) — Air pollution in Beijing reached hazardous levels on Saturday as smog engulfed large parts of China despite efforts to clean up the foul air.

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  • No, Donald Trump supporters aren't everywhere

    Sometimes it seems as if Donald Trump voters are sweeping the nation. They’re everywhere on cable news, often explaining to cameras why nothing The Donald says – no matter how outrageous or divergent from established facts – will change their view that he’s the guy needed to shake up Washington’s…

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