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Russia confirms its jet shot down near Turkish border

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane Tuesday — a long-feared crisis in Syria's civil war and apparently the first time a NATO member has downed a Russian plane in a half-century.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

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Police hunt suspects in mass shooting in New Orleans park

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police on Monday sought to determine what touched off a wild shootout in a crowd of hundreds of people at a New Orleans playground, where an evening of fun at a block party swiftly turned into a nightmare.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

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Canada to announce plan to resettle 25,000 refugees Tuesday

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will announce Tuesday his plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees and he says all 10 of Canada's provincial premiers support bringing that many in.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

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US issues travel warning in wake of attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans should be alert to the possible travel risks, especially during the holidays, following increased threats from militant groups around the world, the State Department has warned.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

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Obama, Hollande talks complicated by Russian plane incident

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will stand in solidarity with French President Francois Hollande at the White House Tuesday, 11 days after the Paris attacks, in a visit complicated by Turkey's shoot-down of a Russian warplane.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

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Convicted spy Ronald Pelton to be freed from custody

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former National Security Agency employee convicted of selling defense and communication secrets he gained during his career is to be released from federal custody 30 years after his arrest.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

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Violence flares as Kerry meets Netanyahu in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian motorist rammed his vehicle into a group of Israeli soldiers at a West Bank checkpoint on Tuesday, wounding three, Israel's military said, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited for the first time in over a year, hoping to calm two months of deadly violence.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

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Paris attacks: Suspect quizzed, Brussels still in lockdown

PARIS (AP) — French authorities on Tuesday questioned a top suspect linked to attackers who terrorized Paris, while Belgium's capital remained locked down under threat of a possible similar attack.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

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