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Official: Colorado gunman made 'no more baby parts' comment

A law enforcement officer secures a perimeter near a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Colorado Springs, Colo. A gunman opened fire at the clinic on Friday, authorities said, wounding multiple people. (Daniel Owen/The Gazette via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITSuspect Robert Lewis Dear apparently referred to Planned Parenthood's health services, which include abortion, and its role in delivering fetal tissue to researchers.

Sat, 28 Nov 2015 23:21:58 -0500
Colo. Springs attack put GOP 2016 hopefuls in politically uncomfortable position

Colorado Springs, Colo., Mayor John Suthers, second from left, talks to media after a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Daniel Owen/The Gazette via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITThe motive for a shooting that took place outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado on Friday still isnt clear, but all three of the top Democratic presidential candidates quickly rushed to express their support for the organization.

Sat, 28 Nov 2015 16:09:53 -0500
Earth is a wilder, warmer place since last climate deal made

People form a human chain to show solidarity for climate change after the cancellation of a planned climate march ahead of the World Climate Change Conference 2015 in ParisPARIS (AP) This time, it's a hotter, waterier, wilder Earth that world leaders are trying to save.

Sun, 29 Nov 2015 07:56:45 -0500
Colorado shooting suspect said 'no more baby parts': reports

Robert L. Dear is seen in an undated picture released by the Colorado Springs Police DepartmentThe man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado and killing three people said "no more baby parts" while he was being arrested, NBC News and other media reported, citing unidentified law enforcement sources. The utterance from suspect Robert Lewis Dear, 57, apparently referenced the organization's health services, which include abortion, and its role in delivering fetal tissue to researchers. It could hint at a possible motive for the rampage on Friday, though NBC, citing sources, said investigators had not confirmed any motivation.

Sun, 29 Nov 2015 01:47:54 -0500
Trial of Baltimore police officer charged in man's death to start

Members of Baltimore Police Department are pictured in this undated booking photo provided by the Baltimore Police DepartmentTrial begins on Monday for a Baltimore police officer charged in the death of a black man from an injury he suffered while in police custody that triggered rioting and protests and fueled a U.S. debate on police brutality. Officer William Porter, 26, is the first of six officers scheduled for separate trials in Baltimore City Circuit Court for the death in April of Freddie Gray. Gray, 25, died from a spinal injury suffered in the back of a police transport van after he was taken into custody.

Sun, 29 Nov 2015 06:12:01 -0500
Upstate New York town threatened by Arizona man in online post: reports

(Reuters) - Residents and authorities in a rural upstate New York community were taking precautions after an Arizona man posted a video online showing himself with a gun and saying he was traveling to the town for a possible confrontation, according to media reports. Jon Ritzheimer, of Phoenix, Arizona, was seen with a gun and claiming that he was heading to Islamberg, a rural hamlet that is home to a small Muslim community about 130 miles northwest of New York City, the reports said. Ritzheimer posted the video on Facebook, according to the reports.

Sun, 29 Nov 2015 04:35:19 -0500
Garrett Swasey, cop, pastor, ice skater, among Planned Parenthood shooting victims

This photo provided by the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs shows officer Garrett Swasey, who was killed in a shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo., Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. A gunman who opened fire inside a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic was arrested Friday after engaging in gun battles with authorities during an hours-long standoff that killed several, including Swasey, and wounded others, officials said. (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs via AP)Vigils will be held Saturday to honor the victims of a shootout at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs that killed three people and injured nine others.

Sat, 28 Nov 2015 11:10:34 -0500
What we know about alleged gunman identified in deadly Colorado attack

Three Dead After Shooting at Planned ParenthoodWhile investigators continue to search for clues to Robert L. Dear's motive, reporters have started digging into his past.

Sat, 28 Nov 2015 13:31:06 -0500
Nearly 1,000 'security risks' denied entry to France since Paris attacks

Nearly 1,000 people thought to pose security risks have been prevented from entering France since the time of the Paris attacksNearly 1,000 people thought to pose security risks have been denied entry into France since stepped-up border controls were imposed ahead of the COP21 climate talks on November 13, just hours before the Paris attacks, the interior minister said Saturday. The aim of the boosted controls is to enable the authorities to reinforce security as the COP21 climate talks officially get under way in Paris on Monday and also to confront the high terrorist threat level facing the country, Cazeneuve said, adding that they would make any necessary arrests.

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 19:21:19 -0500
Hollande, activists gear up for critical climate talks

Boys look at a hot air balloon of the environmental group Greenpeace, near the Eiffel Tower ahead of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, in Paris, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. The conference with more than 100 heads of state is scheduled to start on Nov.30. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)PARIS (AP) French President Francois Hollande met with environmental groups Saturday, pushing for an ambitious global deal to reduce man-made emissions blamed for global warming with emphasis on helping developing countries adapt to a changing world.

Sat, 28 Nov 2015 15:32:58 -0500
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