Russia, Turkey won't back down in jet dispute

ISTANBUL/NIZHNY TAGIL, Russia - Russia sent an advanced missile system to Syria and pledged its air force would keep flying missions near Turkish air space, sounding a defiant note after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet.

U.S. data points to moderate fourth-quarter growth 12:52pm EST

WASHINGTON U.S. consumer spending barely rose in October as households took advantage of rising incomes to boost savings to their highest level in nearly three years, pointing to moderate economic growth in the fourth quarter.

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Andre Esteves, CEO Brazilian BTG Pactual bank is pictured during an interview in Sao Paulo July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Corruption probe leads to high-profile arrests

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA - The billionaire chief executive of Brazil's biggest independent investment bank and the leading senator in the governing coalition were arrested on suspicion of obstructing the country's most sweeping corruption investigation ever.  Full Article 

An Uber car is seen parked with the driver's lunch left on the dashboard in Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States July 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Tech world raids Wall Street talent

More bankers are leaving Wall Street banks for Silicon Valley startups, where the lure of more flexible hours, and in some cases stock options and share grants, can be hard to resist.   Full Article 

A protester walks past a line of police officers standing guard in front of the District 1 police headquarters in Chicago, Illinois November 24, 2015. REUTERS/Frank Polich

Video 'distorts images': lawyer of Chicago cop

CHICAGO - The lawyer for a white Chicago police officer charged with murdering a black teenager said his client feared for his life and that footage from a patrol car camera released is unreliable because the video "distorts images."  Full Article 

Tibet's melting glaciers show climate crisis

Rapid climate change in Tibet could have massive consequences for Asia's water supply. Natalie Thomas visited Namtso Lake, a holy site for Tibetans that is fed by melting glaciers.

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