Nearly 1,000 'security risks' denied entry to France since Paris attacks
Nearly 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
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 13:14:53 -0500
Suspect named in rampage at Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic
By Keith Coffman COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - Scant details emerged on Saturday on the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado, Robert Lewis Dear, 57, and police were so far not discussing a possible motive. Police identified Dear as the man arrested in Friday's rampage at the Colorado Springs clinic but gave little other information. Court records showed he was once charged with being a "peeping Tom" in his native South Carolina.
Sat, 28 Nov 2015 14:35:07 -0500
Obama says U.S. has to 'do something' about guns after Colorado shooting
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 injured nine. In Friday's shooting, an assailant opened fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic, a center that provides health services including abortions, in Colorado Springs. It was the latest in a long series of U.S. mass shootings during Obama's seven years in office.
Sat, 28 Nov 2015 10:57:48 -0500
Rain and ice batter central U.S. as Texas death toll rises to four
Flooding and travel delays are likely over the holiday weekend for a swath of south and central United States stretching from Texas to Kentucky, bringing up to a foot of rain in some places and killing at least four, weather forecasters said Saturday. The system is expected to lead to airport delays across the central and north part of the United States, according to Accuweather.com. A double hit of moisture from Tropical Storm Sandra and the Gulf of Mexico combine brought record-breaking rains and flooding to the Dallas-Fort Worth region over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Sat, 28 Nov 2015 14:55:42 -0500
Documents: White House fence jumper left suicide note
WASHINGTON (AP) A man accused of jumping the White House fence while draped in an American flag left a suicide note with friends and a will with his mother, telling her she may never see him again, court documents show.
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:02:37 -0500
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