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  • Turkey to Putin: Welcome to the bigs

    It’s one thing to be a KGBeastie stylin’ around Dresden, East Germany. It’s another to ignore warnings from a NATO country about its sovereignty. That’s what Vladimir Putin has learned in the last day or so, I think.

    Foreign Policy Magazine
  • Shock, tears and shame for families of Paris attackers

    It was the day after the Paris attacks and the brother of one of the suicide bombers had been glued to his TV for close to 24 hours. In total the November 13 assaults on Paris left 130 people dead, including 90 at the Bataclan, with 350 wounded, as gunmen and suicide bombers targeted the concert…

  • Migrants build society in French camp they call 'the jungle'

    CALAIS, France (AP) — Outside, acrid smoke from wood fires stings the eye, the stench of uncollected garbage and neglected toilets assaults the nose, and an autumn wind chills the bone. But inside Mimi Amanuel's immaculate wood-framed shack, the nightmare life of Calais' migrant camp cannot…

    Associated Press
  • Accused N.Y. cop killer pleads not guilty to murder charge

    Tyrone Howard, 31, is charged with firing a single shot into the head of Officer Randolph Holder on Oct. 20 in the city's East Harlem neighborhood. "Not guilty," Howard said when asked how he pleaded to an 11-count indictment, as Holder's family and approximately 70 police officers watched from the…

  • 25 new Black Friday deals now live on Best Buy’s website

    On Monday, Best Buy kicked off its Black Friday 2015 sales by giving its Elite and Elite Plus members early access to key deals. Now it’s decided to let more people get in on the action by opening up 25 awesome Black Friday deals for everyone. These deals will be available to anyone who wants them…

    BGR News
  • Oil surges after Turkey shoots down Russian jet

    Global oil prices surged higher Tuesday after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on the Syrian border, sparking concerns about rising in the oil-rich Middle East. Russia insisted the plane was inside Syrian airspace, raising the possibility of a major spike in tensions over Syria.

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    Man Dead After Being Hit in Head by Skateboarder in Act of Self-Defense at Santa Ana Starbucks: Witnesses

    A young man used a skateboard to fatally strike another man who was harassing him and other customers at a Santa Ana Starbucks on Tuesday, according to accounts from witnesses and police. Mary Beth McDade reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015.

    KTLA - Los Angeles
  • Rebels kill Russia pilot, down chopper: Syria opposition, monitor

    One Russian pilot of a warplane downed by Turkey in Syria on Tuesday was killed by rebels and the second is missing after they both parachuted, rebel and opposition sources said. A Russian helicopter was also blown up by rebels following an emergency landing in the Syrian government-held territory…

  • Jailed Addict Needs Release From His Low Self-Esteem

    DEAR ABBY: I'm 23 years old and currently in the county jail. I'm gay and also an addict, having battled a heroin addiction for the past five years.I managed to stay clean for almost two years. During that time I enrolled in college, got engaged, regained the respect of my family and started to…

    Dear Abby
  • People who eat more yogurt have smaller waists

    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - A review of previous studies suggests that people who eat yogurt have lower body weight, less body fat and smaller waists - but it’s not clear if the yogurt is the reason. “Studies that look specifically at weight loss are very limited,” said coauthor Irene…

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    French airstrikes in Syria (18 photos)

    Warplanes took off Monday from France's Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, newly deployed to the eastern Mediterranean, for operations over areas held by the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, military sources said.Rafale jets loaded with bombs were catapulted from the carrier's flight deck…

    Yahoo News
  • Washington university cancels classes over hate speech

    SEATTLE (AP) — After a racist thread on social media sparked outrage on a quiet Washington state campus, college officials sent students home a day early for the Thanksgiving holiday.

    Associated Press
  • Marines: Sandy conditions a factor in deadly aircraft crash

    HONOLULU (AP) — A hybrid aircraft that crashed in Hawaii this year, killing two Marines, flew in sandy or dusty conditions for an extended period before its engine stalled, the U.S. Marine Corps said Monday.

    Associated Press
  • Carson joins Trump in claiming US Muslims cheered 9/11

    Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson followed rival Donald Trump's lead Monday in saying he too saw a video of Arab Americans cheering as New York's twin towers collapsed on September 11, 2001. Within days of the 9/11 attacks, police, fact-checkers and US media had debunked the rumors that…

  • Embezzled utility payments leave some Oklahomans in the dark

    Some residents of a southern Oklahoma town were without electricity on Tuesday because of an embezzlement scandal that has played havoc with municipal finances and left power bills unpaid. According to an audit released by Oklahoma’s State Auditor and Inspector, the former treasurer of Ryan,…

  • Tensions soar as Turkey shoots down Russian plane

    Turkey shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border, sending tensions spiralling as Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Ankara its "stab in the back" would have serious consequences. NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said the military alliance stood by member Turkey after the incident, but…