- Boston police say no investigation in apparent Okafor fight
USA Today, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 11:48 AM
Boston police say no investigation in apparent Okafor fight unless someone comes forward
- EU turns to Turkey to help manage its migration woes
Tampa Tribune, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 11:32 AM
- Carson visiting Syrian refugees in Jordan
Miami Herald, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 11:07 AM
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is visiting Syrian refugees in Jordan this weekend. …
- After Paris, US political shift on privacy vs. security
Associated Press, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 10:59 AM
The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U. S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race.
- Stocks open lower after holiday; energy sector slides
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 10:18 AM
Stocks are moving slightly lower in early trading Friday as traders return from the Thanksgiving holiday. Energy stocks fell more than the rest of the market as the price of oil turned lower. Disney lost ground after reporting declining subscriber numbers for ESPN.
- British foreign secretary meets Tunisian leader after attack
Business Insider, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 08:44 AM
Britain's foreign secretary has met with Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, promising his nation's support after the third deadly attack this year in Tunisia claimed by the Islamic State group. Philip Hammond said Britain, which is already helping to boost Tunisia's security, also wants to support the country's economic reforms.
- Musical 'The Bridges of Madison County' hits the road
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 08:44 AM
On tour this winter is a Broadway musical about the one that got away, in more ways than one.
- Survey shows German consumers losing confidence
San Antonio Express-News, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 08:36 AM
GfK says consumers' willingness to buy rose, but that was offset by drops in both their income and economic expectations, partially linked to the growing number of asylum seekers pouring into the country.
- UNICEF: AIDS leading cause of death for African teenagers
Business Insider, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 07:29 AM
The United Nations' agency for children says AIDS is now the leading cause of death for African teenagers and the second most common killer for adolescents across the globe. At a conference in South Africa on Friday, UNICEF said despite gains made among adults and babies with HIV, the number of 10-to-19-year-olds dying from AIDS-related diseases has tripled since 2000.
- Central, eastern Europe protest Russian gas pipeline project
Associated Press, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 07:26 AM
Slovakia's economy minister says his country will join forces with other Central and Eastern members of the European Union to protest a recent deal to expand a pipeline that delivers natural gas directly from Russia to Germany.
- United short of strikers after James Wilson loaned out
San Antonio Express-News, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 07:05 AM
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has defended his decision to loan out young forward James Wilson at a time when the team is short of genuine strikers and struggling to score. The 19-year-old Wilson has joined second-tier Brighton for the rest of the season, leaving United with just two out-and-out strikers — Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial — in its squad.
- Ferrari hometown overwhelmed by roar of test-driving fans
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 07:00 AM
In the streets of Maranello, the hometown of Ferrari, the roar of the famed sports car is no longer the occasional bragging right of a proud new owner, but a constant b…
- Burkina Faso: 'Large-scale attack' thwarted ahead of vote
Business Insider, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 06:18 AM
Burkina Faso's security minister says soldiers have disrupted a "large-scale attack" in the west of the country, arresting 13 suspects and seizing weapons and bomb-making materials. Alain Zagre told state radio Friday the arrests were linked to the investigation of an attack last month near the border with Mali that killed three military police officers.
- Look at key radical Islamist groups in Bangladesh
Business Insider, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 05:53 AM
Gunmen attacked a Shiite mosque in Bangladesh, killing one person and wounding three others, in the latest in a wave of deadly assaults this year on foreigners, secular writers and members of the Shiite community in the Sunni-majority nation. The attacks, claimed by radical Islamist groups, have alarmed the international community and raised concerns that religious extremism is taking hold in the traditionally moderate country.
- Russia vows to follows all WADA recommendations on doping
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 05:39 AM
Russia says it will follow any recommendations from the World Anti-Doping Agency to clean up its own troubled drug-testing body.
- France honors attack victims in city subdued by mourning
Business Insider, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 04:48 AM
A subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning. Windows were draped with French flags in an uncharacteristic display of patriotism, but the locked-down courtyard ceremony at the Invalides national monument lacked the defiance of January, when a million people poured through the streets to honor those killed by Islamic extremist gunmen.
- 6 migrant children drown on way to Greece
Business Insider, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 04:36 AM
The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:11:30 a.m. Turkish state media say six children have drowned when boats carrying migrants to Greece sank in two incidents off the Turkish coast. A wooden boat smuggling some 20 people to the island of Kos capsized in bad weather off the Aegean resort of Bodrum early on Friday.
- Poland will not extradite Roman Polanski to the US
Business Insider, Friday - 11/27/2015 - 04:13 AM
Poland will not extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U. S. in an almost 40-year-old case after prosecutors declined to challenge a court ruling against it. Prosecutors in Krakow, who sought the extradition on behalf of the U. S., said Friday they found the court's refusal of extradtion to be "right" and they found no grounds to appeal it.