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Russia sees West changing tack on Syria, urges engagement with Assad

Aug 26, 2014

Russia sees West changing tack on Syria, urges engagement with Assad

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday urged Western and Arab governments to overcome their distaste for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and engage with him to fight Islamic State insurgents. In comments likely to irritate Washington, Lavrov said the United States had made the same mistake with Islamic State as it had with al Qaeda, which emerged in the 1980s when U.S.-backed Islamist insurgents were fighting the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. "I think Western politicians are already realising the growing and fast-spreading threat of terrorism," Lavrov said, referring to Islamic State advances in Syria and Iraq #Yahoo! #wcnts #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #rco #rch #typeof-registered
E-cigs may be tempting non-smoking youths to smoke - CDC study

Aug 25, 2014

E-cigs may be tempting non-smoking youths to smoke - CDC study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Electronic cigarettes may be more tempting to non-smoking youths than conventional cigarettes, and once young people have tried e-cigarettes they are more inclined to give regular cigarettes a try, U.S. researchers said on Monday #Yahoo! #content #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Ferguson protest march marks two weeks since police shooting

Aug 24, 2014

Ferguson protest march marks two weeks since police shooting

FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, gathered in intense heat on Saturday to pray and mark two weeks since a white police officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager, while supporters of the officer said in a separate rally miles away that the shooting was justified #Yahoo! #content #wcntn #typeof-social #values #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Ferguson protest march marks two weeks since police shooting

Aug 24, 2014

Ferguson protest march marks two weeks since police shooting

FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, gathered in intense heat on Saturday to pray and mark two weeks since a white police officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager, while supporters of the officer said in a separate rally miles away that the shooting was justified #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch
Renegade Libyan forces say their planes attack Tripoli again

Aug 23, 2014

Renegade Libyan forces say their planes attack Tripoli again

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - The air force of Libya's renegade general Khalifa Haftar on Saturday attacked positions of Islamist-leaning militia in Tripoli for the second time in less than a week, one of his commanders said. The faction under attack, Operation Dawn mainly from the town of Misrata, said the raids had killed 10 people and wounded dozens. Haftar launched a campaign against Islamists in the eastern city of Benghazi in May #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #cookie #values #rco #rch #cnt