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North Korea slams U.S. over U.N. meeting on human rights 'racket'

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – North Korea on Saturday blasted the United States for organising a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on alleged human rights abuses in…

Banksy takes on migrant crisis with Steve Jobs image

LONDON (AP) — Street artist Banksy has taken on the migrant crisis in a new mural at a migrant camp in France. The elusive graffiti artist has depicted the late…

Obama says world has 'met the moment' with climate pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Saturday hailed the newly passed international climate agreement that he said "offers the best chance we have to save the one planet we…

Flood-Hit Cumbria Hit By More Bad Weather

Residents of flood-ravaged Cumbria are being warned to brace themselves for more flooding. River levels are still high from last weekend's flooding & the Met Office has issued a yellow…

Ex-Rangers Player Killed In Drive-By Shooting

Rangers will hold a minute's silence before Saturday's game with Morton to pay tribute to a former player killed in a drive-by shooting in his native Honduras. Arnold Peralta, who…

Food safety debacles taint high-flying Chipotle

Chipotle Mexican Grill, the US burrito chain which surged in popularity on its natural & fresh ingredients, is facing tough questions after a pair of high-profile food safety debacles. The…

Beijing may ease household residence rules

BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing has proposed a new system giving permanent residence status to millions of people already living in the city, giving them better access to services like healthcare…

Islamic extremists ignored contact attempts by wife in California shooting -sources

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Islamic militant groups ignored contact attempts from Pakistan-born Tashfeen Malik in the months before she & her husband killed 14 people at a California…

The Latest: New climate draft shows headway on key issues

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The latest news related to the U.N. climate conference outside Paris, which runs through Dec. 11. All times local: 10:30 p.m. French Foreign Minister Laurent…

St Petersburg ‘Nutcracker’ shows global appeal of festive ballet

By Grigory Dukor ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – When the curtain rises for "The Nutcracker" at St Petersburg's Mikhailovsky Theatre, it is the culmination of hundreds of hours of toil…