First Line News Articles for Tuesday, November 24 2015
Just in time for the holidays, the State Department issued a global travel alert to U.S. citizens warning of the increased likelihood of terror attacks by legions of terrorists — including the murderous Islamic State.
France launched its first airstrikes from an aircraft carrier against ISIS on Monday as French President Francois Hollande prepared to meet with world leaders in an attempt to build an anti-ISIS coalition.
Analysts at U.S. Central Command were pressured to ease off negative assessments about the Islamic State threat and were even told in an email to “cut it out,” Fox News has learned – as an investigation expands into whether intelligence reports were altered to present a more positive picture.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday it was possible to broaden cooperation with Russia on Syria, but such a move should not deter opposition groups trying to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will share the good news of the gospel of Jesus Christ with its Christmas initiative, “A Savior Is Born,” beginning Nov. 29, 2015.
The newly renovated Montreal Quebec Temple stands as a tribute to the rich and diverse history of Montreal and the pioneering Latter-day Saint that built the Church in Quebec’s largest bilingual city.
Although their names aren’t included in the official list, four women can be added as additional witnesses of the physical reality and divine process Joseph Smith went through in the translation of the Book of Mormon.
Following his talk at October’s general conference, “A Plea to My Sisters,” President Russell M. Nelson has been encouraging women in the Church to stand out and to speak up so that their influence can be felt.
Recently, my older sister and her son moved out of our basement and into their own home. She had spent a year with us following a difficult divorce after 30 years of marriage. She needed the time and space to figure out who she was again, find a job that could support her and her son (who is diabetic and has pretty high medical expenses), and deal with some mental health issues.
The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday released recommendations for a new federal drone registry that quickly came under fire from a member of the agency task force charged with creating the proposals.
The Liberty Ridge Farm is appealing a judge’s $13,000 fine. They are citing their Christian beliefs that marriage is between a man and a woman.
American’s trust of government is near an all-time low just one year out from the 2016 general election, according to a new survey, even as most Americans see an important role for Washington in combatting terrorism and disaster response.
Gov. Rick Scott on Monday proposed a $79.3 billion budget for next year that would spend more on schools, cut taxes by $1 billion and eliminate nearly 1,000 more full-time jobs from the state work force.
Two U.S. Army helicopter pilots died today after their AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed during a routine training mission in South Korea.
A storm complete with soaking rain, snow, cold winds and possibly even ice will focus on the central United States on Thanksgiving Day.
It will soon be easier for women in California and Oregon to get birth control, as the two states will allow pharmacists to prescribe contraception.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is putting a hold on top State Department appointments — including the nominee for the department’s fourth-highest post — until he gets the answers he’s seeking from a former top aide of Hillary Clinton tasked with helping determine which of the former secretary of state’s emails should be made public.
Ahead of a meeting between President Obama and French President Francois Hollande, the White House said Monday that the U.S. is contributing more than its share to the fight against the Islamic State.
Tens of thousands of people who have been shivering for nearly a week without power after deadly storms swept through Washington state are bracing for snowfall Monday and the possibility of preparing Thanksgiving dinner in the dark.
Syrian government forces are reported to have gained ground from Islamic State (IS) in the west of the country.
Ten countries Sunday signed a compact to formally establish a European Union-style organization to encourage investment and cooperation in the region.
Brussels remained under partial lockdown Monday after police carried out raids around the Belgian capital amid warnings of possible terrorist attacks similar to those that killed 130 people in Paris 10 days ago.
Britain’s prime minister pledged Monday to seek backing from British lawmakers to expand airstrikes into Syria in response to French appeals for intensified attacks against the Islamic State following the Paris massacres.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, visiting Iran for the first time since 2007, held talks with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as he seeks to strengthen his country’s strategic alliance with the Islamic Republic.
An item “that looks like an explosive vest” was found in the Parisian suburb of Montrouge, the Paris Police Prefecture said today, and investigators are at the scene to determine if it can be linked to the Paris attacks.
Trudeau’s commitment to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees in Canada has earned praise from humanitarian groups. But the plan will admit only women, children, and families, perhaps meant to mollify concerns about security checks.
After significantly cutting the size of its military in recent years, the United Kingdom was forced to call on France and Canada to help look for a Russian sub they believed was patrolling off the Scottish coast, according to a report in the Telegraph.
Mali began three days of national mourning Monday for victims of an attack at a hotel that left 19 people dead in the capital city Bamako. Senegal, Mauritania and Guinea will also observe the remembrance with their West African neighbor.
A small explosion damaged a public toilet on the grounds of a contentious Japanese war shine on Monday, drawing police bomb squad technicians and firefighters to the scene and prompting the shrine to close some areas to visitors, the Japanese news media reported.
The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said on Monday that it had struck a $160 billion deal, including debt, to merge with Allergan, the maker of Botox, in one of the biggest takeovers in the health care industry.
Joseph Silverstein the former director of the Utah Symphony for 15 years and concertmaster for the Boston Symphony Orchestra for two decades, died Sunday in Boston at the age of 83.
It takes a lot of courage to go up against the venomous Portuguese man o’ war — a creature that sends even humans bolting out the water — but the blue dragon is up for the challenge.
It was a pretty typical day aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on Nov. 15, what with experiments to run, equipment to maintain, a massive coverup of secret UFO sightings to perpetuate. What’s that, you ask? You didn’t hear about that massive coverup of UFO sightings part? Well, that just because you weren’t paying attention.
U.S. home resales fell more than expected in October, with large declines in regions which have experienced the biggest price gains, suggesting some softening in the pace of the housing market recovery after strong gains early this year.