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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like “I feel a bit …

Las Vegas

Russia says West exploiting Syria deal

Russia has accused the West of trying to exploit a chemical weapons deal with Syria to push through a UN resolution threatening force against President Bashar al-Assad.<p>Assad's government handed over information about its chemical arsenal last week to a UN-backed weapons watchdog, meeting the first …

Syria crisis: Putin 'confident' on chemical weapons plan

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1012000/1012056_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534426851_c08b78b6c0e905067baa33707d487e16<p><b>Russia's President Vladimir Putin says he is "confident" Syria's chemical weapons can be destroyed under a US-Russian plan, but not "100% …

Middle East

Syrian government says war has reached stalemate

The Syrian conflict has reached a stalemate and President Bashar al-Assad's government will call for a ceasefire at a long-delayed conference in Geneva on the state's future, the country's deputy prime minister has said in an interview with the Guardian.<p>Qadri Jamil said that neither side was strong …

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50,000 passengers expected to be affected by airline strike<p>Trump doubles tariffs on steel, aluminum from Turkey<p>A baby walrus, cliff diving and a …

Stephen King

Defiant Assad claims government did not use chem weapons, vows to abide by agreement

Syrian President Bashar Assad, in an exclusive interview with Fox News, claimed he is fully committed to carrying out a plan to turn over and destroy his government's chemical weapons -- while continuing to deny responsibility for last month's deadly chemical weapons attack despite new evidence …

Up to 20,000 North Korean prison camp inmates have 'disappeared' says human rights group

Thousands of North Korean inmates of Camp No 22, one of Kim Jong-un's most brutal labour camps, have disappeared according to a human rights group.<p>There are fears that up to 20,000 may have been allowed to die of disease or starvation in the run-up to the closure of the camp at the end of last year.<p>…

Insane Traffic Jam in China Hits Day 9

Groups call for DEA Hill hearings

A group of organizations is calling on Congress to hold hearings on the Drug Enforcement Administration after reports it attempted to cover up a program that used government surveillance of Americans in criminal investigations.<p>The collection of nearly two dozen groups, which includes the ACLU, Drug …

Here Come the Biggest Walmart Protests Since Black Friday

Danger on the tracks: Unsafe rail cars carry oil through US towns

The number of freight trains carrying oil across America has soared in the past five years, but federal officials warn that the massive steel tank cars that carry most of that oil through towns and past schools – the same cars that exploded in Quebec this summer, killing 47 -- may be unsafe and …

European Central Bank chief rules out debt relief lifeline for Greece

The head of the European Central Bank has ruled out handing Greece a debt relief lifeline, hours after the head of the eurozone finance ministers admitted that Athens will need additional aid next year.<p>ECB president Mario Draghi was adamant that the ECB would not participate in any debt …

Chobani officially recalls moldy yogurt after complaints

U.S. yogurt-maker Chobani on Thursday said it is officially recalling certain cups of its Greek yogurt because they may be contaminated with mold, nearly a week after consumer complaints of illness sparked a quiet market withdrawal.<p>Chobani products marked with the code 16-012 and best-buy dates of …

Egyptian interior minister survives car bomb attack

Egypt's interior minister, Mohammed Ibrahim, has survived a car bomb attack on his convoy as it travelled through the Nasr City district in Cairo.<p>Security officials are not yet clear whether the explosion on Thursday morning was caused by a suicide car bombing or an explosives-laden car detonated …