The Arab League has sanctioned Syria in order to pressure it to stop its suppression of demonstrators.
Iraq — Eleven people were killed in a suicide bombing.
Afghanistan says they were attacked from Pakistan, which provoked the retaliation by NATO that killed 26 soldiers.
Newtmentum — Gingrich gets the endorsement of a major right-wing paper in New Hampshire.
Black Friday led to a very busy shopping weekend.
Two earthquakes rattle Puerto Rico and the eastern Caribbean.