A California man who lost $500,000 in 17 hours gambling at a
Las Vegas casino was so drunk he could not remember the
episode after waking up in his hotel room, said a lawsuit
filed on his behalf that seeks to erase the debt.
Thai officials assessing whether to maintain a state of
emergency, which business leaders want lifted, have deferred
their decision, hours after two people were wounded in a
shooting at the site of anti-government protests.
President Vladimir Putin has rebuffed a warning from U.S.
President Barack Obama over Moscow's military intervention in
Crimea, saying that Russia can not ignore calls for help from
Russian speakers in Ukraine.