• Russia, France agree to tighten cooperation against IS

    MOSCOW (AP) — The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group, although they remained at odds over their approach toward Syrian President Bashar Assad. […]

  • Russia-Turkey Relations Heading Into 'Dead-End,' Putin Says as Turkey Refuses to Apologize for Downing Plane

    The remarks came as Moscow tightened control on the import of Turkish goods and threatened widespread economic retaliation in the wake of a Russian bomber being shot down by Turkish jets and Turkey refused to apologize for the incident. Putin described Turkey’s government as "a sponsor of terrorism", saying it profited from the sale of oil by ISIS, and criticized Turkey for refusing to […]

  • Police detain two over Mali hotel attack: security sources

    Malian special forces arrested two suspects Thursday over a siege at a luxury hotel in the capital Bamako that left 20 people dead, security sources said. "Two suspects linked to the attack last week at the Radisson hotel have just been arrested and they are being interrogated," one of the sources told AFP. The identity of the suspects and their alleged role in Friday's jihadist attack on the […]

  • New York's Thanksgiving parade draws huge crowd amid tight security

    By Kylie Gumpert and Alexander Besant NEW YORK (Reuters) - Crowds of spectators watched the marching bands, floats and giant balloons of Macy's annual Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, held without incident under tight security almost two weeks after deadly attacks in Paris. President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans on Wednesday they were safe to travel over the holiday.. Police, who […]

  • Man detained after jumping over White House fence: reports

    A man was detained on Thursday after jumping the White House fence, triggering a lockdown of the presidential mansion even as he was quickly caught, CNN reported. Despite the quick apprehension, the building was locked down as the U.S. Secret Service conducted a security sweep of the area, and nearby streets were closed off, ABC News and The Washington Post reported. Representatives for the […]

  • New videos raise questions in Chicago police shooting of black teen

    Newly released videos taken at the scene of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago patrolman could raise fresh questions about whether police properly documented the killing, as the city braced for more protests over the Thanksgiving weekend. Like the first video released on Tuesday, the new footage inexplicably lacks discernible audio of the Oct. 20, 2014 shooting of 17-year-old […]

  • There is no 'specific, credible' threat against the U.S. Does that mean everything’s fine?

    There have been no concrete plots against the U.S. after the Paris attacks, officials say. […]