Turkey downs Russian warplane near Syria border, Putin warns of 'serious consequences'

ANKARA/MOSCOW Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border on Tuesday, saying the jet had violated its air space, in one of the most serious publicly acknowledged clashes between a NATO member country and Russia for half a century. | Video

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Four killed in military helicopter crash at U.S. Army base in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas Four crew members on a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter died when their aircraft crashed during a training exercise at the Fort Hood U.S. Army base in central Texas, military officials said on Tuesday.

Hungary detains group heading to capital with explosives, finds bomb lab

BUDAPEST Hungarian anti-terrorist police last week detained four people heading to the capital with explosives in their car, and found a bomb-making laboratory set up for a mass killing, the unit's chief said on Tuesday, declining to rule out a link to Islamist militants.

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Apparent suicide attack on Tunisian presidential guard bus kills 12

TUNIS A bomb exploded on a bus packed with Tunisian presidential guards in the capital Tunis on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people in an attack one source said was probably the work of a suicide bomber. | Video

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Minneapolis police arrest three in shooting of Black Lives Matter protesters

MINNEAPOLIS Minneapolis police on Tuesday arrested three men in the shooting of five people near a police station where demonstrators have gathered for more than a week to protest the killing of an unarmed black man by police officers. | Video

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No explosives found in U.S.-bound parcels at Cairo airport: DHL

WASHINGTON Some parcels at Cairo airport being shipped to the United States by express mail service DHL that were flagged by the company for further checks were found by Egyptian officials to contain no explosives, a DHL spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

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France, Belgium widen probe into Paris attacks, Hollande meets with Obama

PARIS/BRUSSELS An investigation into the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris widened on Tuesday when French prosecutors said a man who provided lodging to the suspected ringleader must have known of a militant plot, and Belgium issued a warrant for a new suspect.