NATO rejects Russia explanation on Turkish air space

BRUSSELS/BEIRUT - NATO on Tuesday rejected Moscow's explanation that its warplanes had violated alliance member Turkey's air space by mistake and said Russia was sending more ground troops to Syria and building up its naval presence. | Video

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UAW threatens strike at Fiat Chrysler U.S. operations

DETROIT - United Auto Workers members are planning to strike at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV U.S. plants as soon as Wednesday evening, the first work stoppage since 2007, threatening to bring manufacturing to a halt.

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Big U.S. firms hold $2.1 trillion overseas to avoid taxes -study

WASHINGTON - The 500 largest American companies hold more than $2.1 trillion in accumulated profits offshore to avoid U.S. taxes and would collectively owe an estimated $620 billion in U.S. taxes if they repatriated the funds, according to a study released on Tuesday. | Video

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Ex-U.N. General Assembly president, five others charged in U.S. in bribe scheme

NEW YORK - U.S. authorities charged a former president of the United Nations General Assembly, a billionaire Macau real estate developer and four others on Tuesday for engaging in a wide-ranging corruption scheme. | Video

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Search for ship lost in hurricane a 'big challenge': U.S. investigator

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Deep seas may complicate efforts to find the sunken U.S. cargo ship lost off the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin, a federal safety investigator said, as a search and rescue mission for 32 missing crew stretched into a sixth day. | Video

German authorities accused of playing down refugee shelter sex crime reports

BERLIN - Germany's police union and women's rights groups accused the authorities on Tuesday of playing down reports of harassment, sexual assault and even rape at refugee shelters because they feared a backlash against asylum seekers.

Jihadist threat posted online against Navy SEAL from bin Laden mission

- A supporter of Islamic State militants has issued a threat against Fox News contributor Rob O'Neill, the former U.S. Navy SEAL who says he fired the shot that killed Osama bin Laden, and also posted the ex-commando's purported home address in Montana on-line.


Islamic State kills 22 in attacks on Yemen government, Gulf troops, mosque

ADEN, Yemen - Islamic State suicide bombers killed 22 people in attacks on Yemen's government and its Gulf Arab coalition ally in the port city of Aden and on a Houthi-run mosque in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday, the jihadist group and state media said. | Video