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Trouble flares on Israel's quiet border

The withdrawal of the Austrian contingent from the UN peacekeeping force on the Golan will very likely render the force itself untenable. At 380 …

Chilling Letter From Chinese Factory Worker Found In Kmart Halloween Decorations

The man, identified only as Mr. Zhang to protect his identity, told the Times that he was imprisoned in a labor camp where "inmates toiled seven days a week, their 15-hour days haunted by sadistic guards."<p>The labor camps are full of petty criminals or people who rebel against the country's …

Under The Radar: Some Pilots Of Small Drones Skirt FAA Rules

Stanford Dish Test Run from BayAreaCrasher on Vimeo.<p>Unmanned drones aren't just a tool for governments anymore. By as early as this year, the Federal Aviation Administration expects to propose regulations opening up the use of small, unmanned airborne vehicles — or drones — for commercial use.<p>Tens …

Exxon sued over Arkansas oil spill

The US Justice Department has filed a joint lawsuit with Arkansas against oil producer Exxon Mobil Corp over the pipeline spill in March of thousands of barrels of heavy Canadian crude oil in a suburban neighbourhood.<p>The 95,000 barrels per day Pegasus line has been shut since spilling the oil in …

Alcohol-related liver disease patients deserve better care, says report

Hospital staff are taking a dismissive attitude towards patients who have alcohol-related liver disease and lives could be needlessly lost, a review …

US offers Syrian rebels 'military support,' alleges Assad used chemical weapons

The United States and its allies have concluded that the government of Bashar Assad has used chemical weapons in Syria's protracted civil war, leading President Barack Obama to broaden aid — including military support — to opposition groups.<p>The intelligence community concluded with "high …