TURKEY SHOT DOWN A RUSSIAN MILITARY PLANE NEAR SYRIAN BORDER "Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian-made warplane near the Syrian border on Tuesday after repeatedly warning it over airspace violations, Turkish officials said, but Moscow said it could prove the jet had not left Syrian airspace." [Reuters]
ANALYSTS ALLEGE CENTCOM LEADERSHIP TRIED TO COVER UP ISIS INTELLIGENCE MANIPULATION Analysts have accused "senior intelligence officials at Centcom, Maj. Gen. Steven Grove and his civilian deputy, Gregory Ryckman, of deleting emails and files from computer systems before the inspector general could examine them," according to the Daily Beast. [Daily Beast]
SUICIDE VEST FOUND IN PARIS The explosive vest was found near the site of a cell phone believed to have been used in the attacks. [AP]
LOCKDOWN IN PARIS THE NEW NORMAL "All over France, from Toulouse in the south to Paris and beyond, the police have been breaking down doors, conducting searches without warrants, aggressively questioning residents, hauling suspects to police stations and putting others under house arrest." [NYT]
FORD RECALLS HALF A MILLION CARS If you drive a 2010 or 2011 model of Ford Fusions and Mercury Milans, you should get the fuel tank checked out. [CNN]
THE COAL THAT RUNS ELECTRIC CARS Not as clean-energy as you think. [WaPo]
'CLOCK KID' AHMED MOHAMED SUING FOR $15 MILLION He also wants an apology from his former school district after he was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school. [Nadya Agrawal, HuffPost]
IS THAT BLACK FRIDAY DEAL AS GOOD AS IT SEEMS? Taking a look at the "tricky math" of the season of deals. [WSJ]
OF COURSE ADELE'S RECORD SALES ARE INSANE She's sold 2.3 million albums … in three days. [AP]
PRESIDENT OBAMA SAYS HE WON'T DYE HIS HAIR And promptly throws his fellow world leaders under the bus for doing so. [HuffPost]
RIHANNA DROPS SOME ALBUM NEWS The drought may soon be over. [HuffPost]
WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT THAT JON SNOW POSTER Is he or isn't he? [HuffPost]
TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE NEW YORK TIMES' TOP COMMENTATORS From stay-at-home moms to consultants and engineers. [NYT]
WHAT COCA-COLA'S NEW MINI-CANS MEAN FOR 'THE SODA BUSINESS' "What’s significant about a Coke executive calling little cans and bottles -- in other words, less soda -- 'a core part of our strategy' is the acknowledgement that the American market for soda indeed is getting smaller." [Buzzfeed]
REDIRECTING MEDICAID TO THE HOMELESS "Communities with big homeless populations are increasingly turning to a strategy known as housing first. The idea: helping chronically homeless people to find a permanent home - and stay in it - is the best way to help them lead stable, healthy lives." [Stateline]
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BEFORE YOU GO
~ A first look at Juliane Hough as Sandy for the "Grease: Live" Jan. 31 production.
~ The best Thanksgiving centerpieces made out of ... phone chargers.
~ These women are sewing sweaters for rescued chickens this winter.
~ How to peel a pomegranate without staining all of your clothes.
~ ’90s fans, rejoice -- Nickelodean is planning a "Hey, Arnold" TV movie.
~ The Thanksgiving hosting mistakes we are all guilty of.
~ All the meteorologists are wearing the same $22.99 dress.
~ Yes, Obama's "Amazing Grace" is making an appearance on Coldplay's album.
~ We are a bit disappointed with how poorly we did remembering the first "Friends" episode.
~ We're with Deadspin -- Cam Newton cannot take a bad photo.
~ Yogi Berra, Steven Spielberg among 17 to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom today.
~ Elizabeth Hasselbeck is saying goodbye to Fox News after two years.
~ And life lesson: maybe don't drink half a bottle of rum while piloting a sea vessel.
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