- Sheriff's deputies rescue newborn found buried near river
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff's officials asked for the public's help Saturday in gaining information about a newborn baby deputies rescued after finding her buried beside a popular Compton bike path.
- Colorado shooting suspect said 'no more baby parts': reports
By Keith Coffman COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - The 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 on Saturday, citing unnamed law enforcement sources. It could hint at a possible motive for the rampage, though NBC reported that sources said investigators still did not know for certain what motivated the gunman. Authorities have not discussed a motive for the attack at the Colorado Springs clinic, which left a police officer and two civilians dead and nine people wounded.
- No. 2 Alabama claims SEC West with 29-13 win over Auburn
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Derrick Henry ran a school-record 46 times for 271 yards and Adam Griffith kicked five field goals to propel No. 2 Alabama to the SEC West title with a 29-13 victory over rival Auburn on Saturday.
- Protesters push leaders to avert climate catastrophe
Masses of people joined a worldwide wave of marches on Saturday demanding leaders craft a pact to avert a climate catastrophe when they gather in a still-shaken Paris. From Australia to New Zealand, the Philippines, Bangladesh and Japan, people rallied at the start of a weekend of popular protests urging world powers to seal a deal at the UN climate summit that officially opens in the French capital Monday. In Paris, religious leaders delivered petitions with almost 1.8 million signatures from people around the world urging politicians to take decisive action to curb global warming and help poor countries deal with climate change.
- Shiffrin uses blazing final run to win World Cup slalom
- Buckeyes beat Michigan 42-13, but lose spot in title game
- No. 11 UNC beats rival NC State 45-34 for 11th straight win
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Elijah Hood and T.J. Logan ran for touchdowns in a dominating first quarter as No. 11 North Carolina beat North Carolina State 45-34 on Saturday.
- Tyson Fury ends Wladimir Klitschko's heavyweight reign
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Tyson Fury defeated Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision to end the Ukrainian's 9 1/2-year reign as heavyweight champion on Saturday and take his WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles.
- Norway's Aksel Lund Sinvdal wins Lake Louise downhill
- Michigan State takes division with 55-16 rout of Penn State
- Too many bowls? At least 2 losing teams will play in bowls
- Twin suicide bombings kill at least 5 in north Cameroon
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a town in north Cameroon, killing at least five people and injuring 12 others, a military official said Saturday.
- USC rolls past No. 22 UCLA 40-21, takes Pac-12 South title
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Kessler threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score, and Southern California clinched the Pac-12 South title with a 40-21 victory over No. 22 UCLA on Saturday in the 85th edition of their crosstown showdown.
- The Latest: 12 injured in Planned Parenthood shooting
- Putin orders sanctions against Turkey after downing of jet
- Fury beats Klitschko to become new world heavyweight champion
Britain's Tyson Fury was crowned the new world heavyweight champion on Saturday after a unanimous points win over Wladimir Klitschko, who suffered his first defeat in eleven years. "I want to thank my lord and saviour Jesus Christ for giving me this victory," said a tearful Fury who has now won all 25 of his professional fights. Klitschko said there is a rematch clause in the fight contract, adding it was too soon to talk about retirement and admitted he was surprised by Fury's speed despite his towering 2.06m frame.
- Suspect in Colorado attack called recluse who left few clues
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A gunman who police say staged a deadly attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic was a recluse who stashed food in the woods, avoided eye contact, warned neighbors about government spying and passed out anti-Obama pamphlets, those who knew him said.
- More deaths blamed on wintry storm moving through central US
DALLAS (AP) — A slow-moving wintry storm system that has been blamed for more than a dozen deaths began moving eastward out of Texas on Saturday but kept coating some states to the north in ice, making driving dangerous.
- Gunfire at Colorado Planned Parenthood triggered rapid lockdown
By Keith Coffman COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - The moment a receptionist heard gunfire and an "intruder" burst into the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, the well-drilled staff immediately activated lockdown procedures, the organization's local president said on Saturday. "This is a community that's been under attack," Vicki Cowart, president and chief executive of Planned Parenthood's Rocky Mountain chapter, told Reuters, referring to her organization. "We place the safety of our patients and staff above all else." The gunman, named on Saturday as 57-year-old Robert Lewis Dear, surrendered to officers after an hours-long standoff under steadily falling snow.
- Factbox: U.S. holiday sales data and forecasts
(Reuters) - The United States holiday shopping season started in earnest with the Thanksgiving weekend, which runs from Thursday, Nov. 26 to Sunday, Nov. 30 and includes Black Friday, which often ranks as the busiest shopping day of the year. The November-December holiday season is crucial for many retailers because the two months can account for anywhere from 20 to 40 percent of their annual sales. SHOPPERTRAK SURVEY On Saturday, retail analytics firm ShopperTrak projected that combined sales in physical stores stood at $12.1 billion over Thanksgiving and Black Friday.
- Messi, Neymar, Suarez strike to keep Barca rolling
Barcelona maintained their four-point lead at the top of La Liga on Saturday thanks to another clinical display from Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez to down Real Sociedad 4-0. Atletico Madrid kept the pressure on the European champions thanks to Antoine Griezmann's solitary goal in a 1-0 win over Espanyol. Real Madrid are now nine points adrift ahead of their trip to Eibar on Sunday.
- Trump reframes claim that Muslims cheered 9/11
By Erin McPike WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday reframed his claim that he saw Muslims in Jersey City, New Jersey, cheering the attacks on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001 by asserting the sentiment was shared worldwide. “Worldwide, the Muslims were absolutely going wild,” the real estate mogul said at a campaign rally in Sarasota, Florida. Trump came under fire a week ago for saying at another rally and in a nationally televised appearance that he watched thousands of people in Jersey City cheer the World Trade Center’s implosion.
- UN: Maurice Strong, climate and development pioneer, dies
- U.S. store sales down slightly for Thanksgiving and Black Friday
By Nandita Bose CHICAGO (Reuters) - Sales at U.S. brick-and-mortar stores on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday were down slightly from last year, but the performance was still seen as strong in a holiday shopping season where discounts spread well beyond the weekend and many shoppers moved to the web. Online sales were up by double digits, according to data released on Saturday. Data from analytics firm RetailNext showed overall sales for both days fell 1.5 percent on flat customer traffic, while average spending per shopper dropped 1.4 percent.
- Svindal wins Lake Louise men's downhill
Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal won Saturday's Alpine Ski World Cup men's downhill race at Lake Louise, edging Italy's Peter Fill by .01 of a second. Two-time world downhill and overall champion Svindal won the season's opening downhill in 1min 47.29, the two-time World Cup overall champion starting 20th and nudging just inside the time recorded 16 runs earlier by Fill. "I was hoping I was with the fast ones," Svindal said.
- Fuente, Virginia Tech AD call reports of hiring 'premature'
Memphis coach Justin Fuente and the Virginia Tech athletic director said Saturday that reports Fuente will replace Frank Beamer as Hokies coach are "premature."
- Three dead in rocket attack on UN base in north Mali
Two UN peacekeepers from Guinea and a civilian contractor were killed Saturday in a rocket attack on a UN base in northeastern Mali claimed by the jihadist Ansar Dine group, a week after a deadly siege at a Bamako hotel shocked the country. The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali (MINUSMA) said in a statement that the pre-dawn attack on the camp in Kidal also left some 20 people injured, four of them seriously. The UN Security Council urged the Malian government to "swiftly investigate this attack and bring the perpetrators to justice".
- 30 years after art heist, museum hopes to get piece back
- Watson's 4 TDs lead No. 1 Clemson to 37-32 victory
- Obama says 'enough is enough' after latest deadly shooting
US President Barack Obama declared "enough is enough" and made an impassioned call for tighter controls on military-style weapons Saturday, a day after a gunman killed three people at a family planning center. The alleged shooter, Robert Lewis Dear, 57, entered a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs on Friday in a six-hour siege that left a policeman among the dead and nine others wounded. Dear eventually surrendered and is in police custody, after just the latest deadly rampage to convulse the United States, although officials remain tight-lipped as to the gunman's motives.