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at 14:25 on November 26, 2015, EST.

The Latest: Turkish leaders say channels of dialogue with Russia should stay open

BEIRUT - The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.


at 11:14 on November 26, 2015, EST.

Memorial to nightclub fire that killed 100 closer to $2M goal; completion expected next year

WEST WARWICK, R.I. - The slow road to build a permanent memorial at the site of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people 12 years ago is getting shorter, as organizers said they are inching closer to raising the $2 million they need to complete it.


at 14:20 on November 26, 2015, EST.

Turkey-Russia spat over downed Russian plane deepens with Moscow moving to cut economic ties

ANKARA, Turkey - A tug-of-war over a Russian warplane downed by a Turkish fighter jet at the border with Syria escalated Thursday, with Moscow drafting a slew of economic sanctions against Turkey and the Turkish president defiantly declaring that his military will shoot down any new intruder.


at 14:10 on November 26, 2015, EST.

Israel to build tougher fence near West Bank flashpoint city; 3 Palestinians die in violence

JERUSALEM - Three Palestinians were shot and killed in separate clashes with Israeli security forces in the West Bank on Thursday as Israel announced plans to strengthen a fence near the flashpoint city of Hebron in an effort to contain a two-month spate of violence.


at 13:59 on November 26, 2015, EST.

UK's Cameron: Britain must expand anti-IS airstrikes to Syria to deny group safe haven

LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron urged skeptical lawmakers to back airstrikes on the Islamic State group in Syria, saying Thursday that the Paris attacks have given the fight new urgency and Britain owes it to key allies to act.


at 13:58 on November 26, 2015, EST.

The Latest: Belgian Justice Minister Geens says "likely" Paris fugitive Abdeslam gets help

PARIS - The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:


at 13:12 on November 26, 2015, EST.

After Paris attacks and Brussels alert, security steps may spread anxiety in nervous cities

BRUSSELS - At a Paris train station, the zap of a pigeon getting electrocuted on the tracks is enough to send some jittery people scurrying for cover.


at 13:02 on November 26, 2015, EST.

Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City features balloons, bands, heavy police presence

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Giant balloons took to the clear, sunny sky over midtown Manhattan on Thursday for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, with spectators lining up along the parade route and a heavy police presence keeping a watchful eye.


at 12:35 on November 26, 2015, EST.

For Obama, Thanksgiving is all about food, football and hoping turkey doesn't turn out too dry

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says Thanksgiving is a day for food, football and hoping "the turkey didn't turn out too dry."


at 06:21 on November 26, 2015, EST.

Obama's pardoned turkey leads to Chinese gloating at Japanese leader's expense

BEIJING, China - President Barack Obama's pardoning of a turkey named "Abe" this Thanksgiving has led some Chinese to gloat at the Japanese prime minister's expense.


at 12:28 on November 26, 2015, EST.

Suspected Boko Haram militants raid Niger village riding motorcycles, killing 16

NIAMEY, Niger - Suspected Boko Haram militants raided a village in southeastern Niger, killing 16 people and looting shops, witnesses said Thursday.


at 12:20 on November 26, 2015, EST.

Turing reneges on cutting $750-a-pill drug's price, rival's new 99-cent version selling well

TRENTON, N.J. - After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and other drugmakers for hiking a life-saving medicine's price more than fifty-fold, Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its pledge to cut the $750-per-pill price.


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