Central African rebels release 16 hostages

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Several hostages, including a Polish priest, have been released after being held by rebels in Central African Republic.
Syrian FM: Russia to boost relations with Assad

MOSCOW (AP) — Syria's foreign minister has met with Vladimir Putin and says the Russian president wants to expand relations with Syria's beleaguered president and improve cooperation between Moscow and Damascus.
Oil price to close some projects, will return to fair level - Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Lower oil prices will close ineffective oil projects, decreasing output to support prices which will return to a "fair level", Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday. In Vienna, talks between Saudi Arabia, fellow OPEC member Venezuela and non-members Russia and Mexico yielded no agreement on Tuesday on how to address a growing oil glut, ending without any plan to cut output. OPEC meets on Thursday. Novak told reporters Russia would not postpone its Arctic projects. ...
US stock indexes hold near record; Deere slumps

Traders Richard Scardino, left, and Michael Smyth work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Stock indexes are holding near record levels as traders digest some mixed news on the U.S. economy. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks aren't moving much in midday trading as indexes remain near record levels.



Official: US commandos took part in Yemen raid

A student holds a banner with Arabic that reads, "we want ink and pens not bullets and rifles," to protest against the Shiite insurgency during a rally at the University of Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)SANAA, Yemen (AP) — U.S. special operations forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen, a senior defense official said Wednesday, deepening the mystery surrounding a rare raid by American commandos in the country.





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