Putin says to keep cooperating with U.S.-led coalition over Syria

MOSCOW Russia will keep cooperating with the United States and its partners to fight Islamic State in Syria, but that cooperation will be in jeopardy if there are any repeats of Turkey's shooting down of a Russian jet, Russia's Vladimir Putin said.

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Berlin police release men suspected of planning attack

BERLIN Berlin police said they had released two men on Friday who were suspected of planning an attack and had been arrested on Thursday evening in connection with a search at an Islamic cultural center in the German capital.

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Russia seeks economic revenge against Turkey over jet

ISTANBUL/MOSCOW Russia threatened economic retaliation against Turkey on Thursday and said it was still awaiting a reasonable explanation for the shooting down of its warplane, but Turkey dismissed the threats as "emotional" and "unfitting." | Video

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Ringleader of Paris attacks planned more strikes, mocked open borders: sources

PARIS The ringleader behind the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris had plans to strike Jewish targets and to disrupt schools and the transport system in France, according to sources close to the investigation.

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Even in Chavez's hometown, Venezuela 'revolution' ails before election

SABANETA, Venezuela In 2010, late socialist leader Hugo Chavez knelt down in the backyard of his childhood home in Venezuela's lush plains to plant an orange tree named 'revolution' as red-shirted supporters cheered and cameras flashed. | Video

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Pope in Africa rails against corruption, appeals for refugees

NAIROBI Pope Francis urged young Kenyans on Friday not to yield to the sweet lure of corruption, and urged them to help those tempted by "fanatical" ideologies.

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E. coli from Costco chicken salad traced to tainted celery

LOS ANGELES A multi-state E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least 19 people who ate rotisserie chicken salad sold at Costco Wholesale Corp's stores has been traced to a celery-and-onion mix used in the salad, prompting its California maker to recall the product.


Turkey's Erdogan warns Russia not to 'play with fire'

ISTANBUL/MOSCOW Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan warned Moscow not to "play with fire" on Friday, citing reports Turkish businessmen had been detained in Russia, while Moscow said it would suspend visa-free travel with Turkey. | Video