As Russians struggle to come to terms with a horrific US-style school shooting in Crimea, which has left at least 20 people dead and dozens injured, Kremlin-controlled media are blaming the "corrupting influence" of the West for inspiring the attack. ... read article

Two US B-52 bombers flew near contested islands in the South China Sea Tuesday according to a statement from Pacific Air Forces. ... read article

European leaders have dropped plans for a special summit to complete a Brexit deal because insufficient progress had been made in negotiations, two EU sources have told CNN. ... read article

As our convoy of white jeeps rattle along the dirt roads through a vast landscape of fertile farmland, it's hard to see any physical evidence of the 392 villages that were burned down in Myanmar's Rakhine State, other than the odd patch of blackened, decaying trees. ... read article

"I don't want to talk about any of the facts" -- Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State, King Salman Air Base, Riyadh, October 17, 2018. ... read article

Recreational marijuana is now legal all over Canada. ... read article

CNN's Jake Tapper discusses missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi and President Trump's defense of Saudi Arabia. ... read article

China's crackdown on video games has hammered one of its most valuable companies. And it's unclear when the situation will improve. ... read article