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This morning, campaigners say a "firestorm" of anti-abortion rhetoric lead to the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic which left three dead, climate change talks start in Paris, China is building the world's largest cattle cloning factory, and more.
November 30, 2015, 10:42am

Everything you need to know in the world this morning, curated by VICE.

US News

  • Anti-Abortion Rhetoric Blamed for Shooting
    Abortion rights activists say a "firestorm" of rhetoric contributed to the shootings at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado which left three people dead. Robert Lewis Dear, the man accused of the killings, talked about "baby parts" during his arrest. —The Washington Post

  • Trump Cancels Pastor Press Conference
    Donald Trump's campaign has scrapped a scheduled press conference with the group of African-American pastors he meets today. Many of the pastors made clear it was just a meeting, not an endorsement. —Politico


  • Classes Cancelled After Gun Threat
    University of Chicago have announced that all classes will be canceled today after the FBI alerted school officials to a threat of gun violence posted online. University president Robert Zimmer has asked those on campus to remain indoors as much as possible. —NBC Chicago

  • Carson: Refugee Camps 'Quite Nice'
    Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has said that the facilities at the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees he visited in Jordan were "really quite nice". He also said refugees would be satisfied to remain in camps if they were "adequately funded". —CNN

Climate change protestors in London (Photo via Flickr user Alisdare Hickson

International News

  • Climate Talks Begin
    A UN conference aimed at agreeing a new deal on climate change starts in Paris today. More than 200 demonstrators were arrested in Paris ahead of talks, while hundreds of thousands around the world took part in marches demanding action. —BBC News

  • Pope Visits Bangui Mosque
    Pope Francis visits a mosque in the capital of the Central African Republic today. He is meeting Muslims who have sought shelter in Bangui after nearly three years of violence between Christians and Muslims. —AP

  • EU and Turkey Seal Migrant Deal
    Turkey has agreed to help stem the flow of migrants to Europe in return for cash and renewed talks on joining the EU. It comes despite independent calls from France and Russia for Turkey's border with Syria to be closed. —Reuters


  • Fighting in Yemen Shuts Hospitals
    Fighting between pro-government forces and Houthi rebels in the Yemeni city of Taiz has forced more than 30 hospitals and medical facilities to shut.Many homes are without power, and food and water are scarce in the city. —Al Jazeera

Everything Else

  • VICE Unveils Chemsex Week
    Risky use of drugs during sex, often over the course of a couple of days, is causing problems in the UK's gay community. We asked a panel experts about the factors behind the rise. - VICE

  • Amazon Touts its Delivery Drone
    The online retail giant has unveiled a prototype of its Prime Air package delivery drone. The ultimate aim is to get purchases to customers within 30 minutes of an order. —The Guardian

  • China Is Building a Giant Animal-Cloning Factory
    China is charging ahead with plans to build the world's largest cattle cloning factory, set to begin operations in 2016 to boost meat production. —Munchies
  • Ayahuasca: the Answer to Depression?
    Users have talked about the plant-based brew boosting self-development. Now Brazilian scientists have clinical evidence the drug lifts depression and anxiety. - Motherboard

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