Russia seeks economic revenge against Turkey

ISTANBUL/MOSCOW - Russia threatened economic retaliation against Turkey and said it was still awaiting a reasonable explanation for the shooting down of its warplane.

Wall St. slips as Disney weighs; holiday sales in focus 9:58am EST

Wall Street was slightly lower on Friday, a shortened trading day, as investors turn their focus to the crucial U.S. holiday shopping season and Disney weighed on indexes.

Black Friday

A woman installs blue, white and red candles, the colors of the French flag, during a tribute to the victims of Paris attacks, at the Place de la Republique in Paris, France, November 27, 2015 as the French President called on all French citizens to hang the tricolor national flag from their windows on Friday to pay tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks during a national day of homage. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

'We will defeat this enemy. Together.'

PARIS - France paid tribute to the 130 people killed in Paris two weeks ago by Islamist gunmen and suicide bombers in the most deadly attacks the nation has seen since World War Two.  Full Article 

Moscow city skyline is seen against an autumnal sunset, October 18, 2011. REUTERS/Anton Golubev

Russia comes in from the cold

LONDON - Those who braved Russian markets this year are already in line to scoop dollar-based returns of 15-20 percent on equities and bonds, among the best in the world.  Full Article 

Laquan McDonald (R) walks on a road before he was shot 16 times by police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago, in this still image taken from a police vehicle dash camera video shot on October 20, 2014, and released by Chicago Police on November 24, 2015.  REUTERS/Chicago Police Department/Handout via Reuters

Videos raise fresh questions in teen shooting

CHICAGO - Newly released police dashboard camera videos from the scene of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago patrolman could raise fresh questions over documentation of the killing.   Full Article 

China: when an only child dies

Fan Guohui comforts his wife Zheng Qing as they show their son's resting place to reporters on their visit to the graveyard in Zhangjiakou, China, November 22, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Zhangjiakou, CHINA - For many Chinese parents who lost the only child their government once allowed them to have, the recent change in China's "one-child policy" is a bitter pill.  Wider Image 

Stranded on the border in Macedonia

Stranded migrants try to storm into Macedonia, as hope fades to move into northern Europe. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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