First Line News Articles for Saturday, November 28 2015
French President Francois Hollande and Russia’s Vladimir Putin agreed to share intelligence information and cooperate on selecting targets in the fight against the Islamic State group, raising hope for closer ties between Moscow and the U.S.-led anti-IS coalition following the Paris terror attacks.
Russia deployed long-range air defense missiles at its air base in Syria Thursday in a rapid response to the downing of one of its bombers by a Turkish warplane.
Malian special forces have arrested two suspects in connection with the siege at a hotel in the capital Bamako that left 20 people dead, officials say.
A German special forces unit arrested two men in a Berlin raid Thursday who are accused of plotting “a significant criminal act against state security,” according to Berlin authorities.
President Russell M. Nelson dedicates new chapel located just blocks away from the nation’s capitol building in Washington, D.C.
The Church is working with several “wonderful” partners to help address the needs of refugees in Europe, said Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
“American Chronicles” offers well-rounded glimpse into lifework of one of America’s most beloved artists.
27 quotes from LDS leaders about gratitude and thanksgiving
MR says: “I had none to help me here; you appeared like an angel and made me a beautiful house,” says Chanchali, a victim of the earthquake in Nepal that left over 9,000 dead and 23,000 injured.
‘We made a terrible mistake that resulted in unnecessary deaths,’ Brig. Gen. Wilson Shoffner said of the October attack that killed 30 staff and patients at a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.
Since last month, U.S. warplanes have struck Islamic State’s oil infrastructure in Syria in a stepped-up campaign of economic warfare that the United States estimates has cut the group’s black-market earnings from oil by about a third.
A second round of strong winds knocked out power to thousands of people in Washington state Tuesday, a week after a storm left thousands in eastern Washington shivering without electricity.
Retailers across the United States offered early Black Friday discounts to lure bargain-hunters on Thanksgiving eve, but initial checks showed crowds in brick-and-mortar stores were subdued even as online sales jumped.
To reduce turbulence in Obamacare’s fledgling insurance markets, the Obama administration’s top health official is pushing to get more information to consumers about what they’ll actually pay for health care, which can include out-of-pocket costs as well as premiums.
Sen. Marco Rubio may have dealt the biggest blow in the GOP’s five-year war against ObamaCare.
A man jumped the fence at the White House on Thursday before he was immediately caught by security officers.
President Barack Obama has announced ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday that there is no “specific or credible” threat of a terrorist attack in the US.
A push by cities across the country to get into the business of the Internet is raising concerns that local governments, with Washington’s blessing, are meddling where they are not needed — and wasting taxpayer dollars in the process.
With as many as 1000 active cases, Fox News has learned at least 48 ISIS suspects are considered so high risk that the FBI is using its elite tracking squads known as the mobile surveillance teams or MST to track them domestically.
British Prime Minister David Cameron publicly set out his case Thursday for the United Kingdom joining U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria, saying that to do so would “make us safer.”
Prime Minister David Cameron said the U.K. will put 5 million pounds ($7.5 million) toward a counter-extremism unit to work in the countries that make up the Commonwealth.
A South African judge on Thursday struck down a government ban on the domestic trade in the horns of rhinos, alarming some conservationists who say the decision could intensify the slaughter of the threatened species.
The terror alert level in Brussels has been lowered to the second-highest level ahead of when the move was expected to be made, officials say.
An opposition leader in Venezuela was shot to death, part of a renewal of political violence days before a national election.
Russia threatened economic retaliation against Turkey on Thursday and said it was still awaiting a reasonable explanation for the shooting down of its warplane, but Turkey dismissed the threats as “emotional” and “unfitting.”
American Airlines says it has stopped taking Argentine pesos as payment for tickets because of limits on its ability to convert the money into dollars.
Crude oil futures fell on Friday with losses this month standing at over 8 percent, hurt by disappointing Chinese economic data and worries over a supply glut.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is gearing up to take two months parental leave after the birth of his daughter. Now the company is offering new fathers at Facebook’s global offices the chance to take twice as much.
A California farm is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.
The International Space Station astronauts get Thanksgiving off and eat dehydrated food, and sometimes they even share the American holiday with Russian cosmonauts.
And why not? Cheered on, to his disgust, by most of his Berlin colleagues, Germany had started a ruinous world war. He had split up with his wife, and she had decamped to Switzerland with his sons.
Progesterone supplements given to pregnant women who have had multiple miscarriages may not prevent another miscarriage, according to new research from the University of Birmingham.
When two people follow the same weight-loss diet to the letter, but one fails to lose weight, the problem might be their bodies’ different responses to the same foods, a recent Israeli study suggests.