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The 8 Best Sleeping Bags to Buy for Cold Weather in 2018

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Weather

The Best Backpacking Electronics of 2018

These smart gadgets help you make the most of your hike without keeping you too connected.<b>goTenna</b> <b>Mesh</b><b>Our take</b> No cell reception, no data plan, no …

Mexican heroin is flooding the US, and the Sinaloa cartel is steering the flow

Heroin availability in the US — and overdose deaths related to drug — has skyrocketed over the past several years.<p>Eleven of the Drug Enforcement Administration's 21 field divisions in the US rated it has the number-one drug threat in 2016. And while the DEA says heroin from Mexico, South America, …

Saudi Stock Market Stages Stunning Reversal After Major Corruption Crackdown

Saudi investors seem to like the strong-arm tactics of its rising millennial leader Mohammed bin Salman.<p>The Saudi stock market, Tadawul, reversed a …

US special forces 'fought Niger ambush alone after local troops fled'

Serving and retired officers say soldiers also tried to convince French jets to engage in incident in which four US soldiers died<p>The US special forces detachment ambushed in the Niger last month fought alone for hours after the local Nigerien forces they were accompanying fled in the first minutes …

Special Forces

Here's where Mexican drug cartels operate in the US, according to the DEA

Mexican drug-trafficking organizations maintain heavy influence in broad swaths of the US — particularly Southern California, the Northeast, along the southern border, and in South Florida — and they continue to expand, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration's 2017 National Drug Threat …

Drug Cartels

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

Coca production is booming in Colombia — here's how it gets turned into cocaine

In late 2016, Colombia sealed a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, a left-wing rebel group and major drug trafficker.<p>But they have struggled to implement important aspects of the deal, and coca production has only increased.<p>After hitting a low in 2012, cultivation …

FARC

First visual proof of gravitational wave event

Hardly two years after the first discovery of gravitational waves, the world of astrophysics has been shaken by a second breakthrough.<p>For the first …

Krugman Says Potential Fed Chair Warsh Is ‘Wrong About Everything’

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman didn’t mince words when asked about former Federal Reserve Governor Kevin Warsh’s candidacy to run the …

More than 30 dead, hundreds infected by plague outbreak in Madagascar

<b>Johannesburg (CNN) —</b> An unusually widespread outbreak of the plague is menacing Madagascar.<p>At least 33 people have died and more than 200 have been infected with plague across the country, according to the World Health Organization.<p>Plague is endemic to the country, but "contrary to past outbreaks, …

Public Health

This 31-year-old Japanese journalist died holding a phone after working 159 hours of overtime in a month

A political journalist in Japan died from overwork, her employer has revealed four years after her death.<p>Miwa Sado died of congestive heart failure in 2013 after working 159 hours and 37 minutes of overtime in one month, her employer, the Japanese national broadcaster NHK, announced on Wednesday, …

China's Key Investment To Change World Trade Flows

Much has been said - but far less is understood - about the One Belt One Road initiative, the centerpiece of Xi Jinping's expansive foreign policy. …

China

Orgasm addicts, sex doesn’t have to be red hot

You don’t need to be whipped, tied up or pant athletically towards climax to have a very good time in bed. There are plenty of slower sexual experiences that emphasise pleasure and sensation<p>It has been said too many times that having children ruins your sex life. Or even that being married for a …

Add 2 Inches To Your Guns By Spring Break

I hope you're ready to bust some sleeves, because this jacked-up biceps-and-triceps-program is far more hard-hitting than anything you've tried …

Dwayne Johnson's Rock-Solid Body Plan

With 20-inch arms, a 50-inch chest, and a 35-inch waist, The Rock's physique is to be admired. Get a sneak peek into his methods, his diet, and his …

How To Get Ripped Abs... After 40

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Netanyahu, Putin Discuss Syria, Closer Cooperation

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by telephone to discuss the conflict in Syria …

Opinion: Roubini: Trump presidency could mean end of Pax Americana and the prosperity it has brought

NEW YORK (Project Syndicate) — Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States does not just represent a mounting populist backlash against …

Heat-seeking cancer drugs could target tumours and spare healthy tissue

Bubbles containing cancer drugs which burst on contact with tumours are being developed by scientists<p>Miniature heat seeking ‘grenades’ full of cancer drugs which target tumours without damaging healthy tissue, have been created by scientists.<p>Researchers at Manchester University have repurposed …