MOSCOW (AP) – Russia is about to end its military operation in Syria that tipped the scales in the devastating war in favor of government forces, President Vladimir Putin said at surprise talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Other killers snuffed out far more lives than Charles Manson did in 1969. Yet he has endured for nearly a half century as the personification of evil, even in an age in which mass shootings leave dozens dead at a time.
NEW YORK (AP) – For the second time in two years, federal prosecutors have charged foreign businessmen with paying millions of dollars in bribes to secure business deals, with one of the schemes relying on gifts paid to a former president of the United Nations General Assembly.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – A Tucson man has been found guilty of sexually assaulting an Uber driver.
BEIRUT (AP) – His nation is a smoldering ruin, much of it held by rival armed factions, domestic or foreign. Half the population is displaced, hundreds of thousands have died and much of the West regards him as a tyrant and human rights abuser. But Syrian President Bashar Assad appears to have survived the war and is likely to hold onto power for the foreseeable future.
KEHRORE PAKKA, Pakistan (AP) – Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she begins to speak, she stops, swallows hard, wipes her tears and begins again.
MOSCOW (AP) – Russia’s Vladimir Putin has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in the Black Sea resort of Sochi ahead of a summit between Russia, Turkey and Iran and a new round of Syria peace talks in Geneva, Russian and Syrian state media reported Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) – Charlie Rose is the latest public figure to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, with PBS halting distribution of his nightly interview show and CBS News suspending him Monday following a Washington Post report with the accusations of eight women.
TOKYO (AP) – Asian shares rose Tuesday after Wall Street regained lost ground overnight amid subdued trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
DALLAS (AP) – A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into the death of a border patrol agent said that the surviving agent who radioed in for help doesn’t remember what happened.