WORLD ON THE RUN II

NPR – For years, doctors have been warning us that high cholesterol, cigarette smoking, illegal drug use and diabetes increase our chances of having a potentially...

Huff Post – Three days after catastrophic wildfires first began scorching Northern California’s wine country, authorities say the conditions are likely to deteriorate still further. “It’s...

The Daily Beast – Bannon said—and the press bought—the idea that he’s lining up his candidate slate to help Trump. No. He’s doing it to burn...

Politico – A week after the worst mass killing in modern American history, the search for the motive behind Stephen Paddock’s murderous spree in Las Vegas...

NYT –  The North American Free Trade Agreement, long disparaged by President Trump as bad for the United States, was edging closer toward collapse as negotiators...

Pakistan’s army says it has freed a Western family held hostage by the Afghan Taliban for five years. Read the whole story at BBC News

A third person has been arrested in the August beating of a black man at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, authorities said Wednesday....

Draft legislation designed to bring down the cost of energy bills is to be set out later. Read the whole story at BBC News

US President Donald Trump has “lit the wick of the war” against North Korea, a Russian state news agency quoted North Korea’s foreign minister as...

Reuters – Nerves are fraying in the Brexit talks, negotiators are trying to work out if the other side is bluffing about walking away, and a...

MarketWatch – Amazon rolled out a brand-new feature Wednesday targeting the 13 to 17 crowd — allowing youngsters to shop solo for the first time ever....

The movie producer says “we all make mistakes” and he needs “to get help”, adding he is “not doing ok”. Read the whole story at...

Fox News – Multiple allegations of rape, sexual harassment and trading sex for movie roles have forced one of the most powerful men in show business out...

USA Today -President Trump on Wednesday called the freedom of the press, guaranteed by the Constitution’s First Amendment,  “disgusting,” lamenting that “the press is able to write...

British IS recruiter Sally-Anne Jones is reportedly killed in a US drone strike in Syria in June. Read the whole story at BBC News

A van has crashed into a 16th century cottage in Bedfordshire, smashing through its front door and becoming lodged in the wall. Read more at...

The president of the Italian fashion house announced the change at the London College of Fashion. Read the whole story at BBC News