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Defiant Trump seizes on Clinton sex scandal before debate
- October 10, 2016

John McCain, who had stood by Trump even after the billionaire questioned whether the former POW should be considered a war hero because he got "captured". "We'll discuss this in the coming days", Trump added. Her lawsuit against Clinton was dismissed in 2001 and criminal charges were never filed. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a Trump adviser, warned in appearances on USA talk shows that at the debate, Mr Trump would not rule out going on the offensive by bringing up her husband Bill ... (more...)
11 detained after interception of Gaza-boat by Israel 11 detained after interception of Gaza-boat by Israel
- October 10, 2016

The women, who included Nobel Peace Prize victor Mairead Maguire of Northern Ireland and a number of parliamentarians, were detained after their sailboat, the Zaytouna-Oliva, was intercepted in worldwide waters about 35 nautical miles off the coast of Gaza. (more...)
Ethiopia declares state of emergency Ethiopia declares state of emergency
- October 10, 2016

Many roads into and out of the capital, Addis Ababa , were blocked by protesters and those who tried to drive through were targeted by people who jumped out from behind bushes and hurled rocks, witnesses said by telephone Sunday. The country's security forces will also now be under the prime minister's control . The government says the toll cited by critics is inflated. "The U.S. (more...)
Kaine struggles to answer question on hacked Clinton emails Kaine struggles to answer question on hacked Clinton emails
- October 10, 2016

Here's some of the things Clinton said behind closed doors. "I think we have to have a concerted plan to increase trade already under the current circumstances". 'This memo is meant to outline the strategy and goals a potential Hillary Clinton presidential campaign would have regarding the 2016 Republican presidential field, ' the email that was sent to the Democratic National Committee on April 7, 2015, began. (more...)
Oil down 2 pct as players take profit on OPEC-fuele
- October 10, 2016

Oil climbed above $50 a barrel for the first time since June this week after the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to the first production cut in eight years. Saudi's strategy to collapse US shale production has apparently turned on them, as shale producers have shown strong resistance and have adjusted their breakeven points to the low price environment. (more...)
German police hunt suspected bomb plotter
- October 10, 2016

Meanwhile, federal prosecutors in the western city of Karlsruhe have taken over the case against Albakr.A police spokesman said the search for Albakr has been extended "beyond the borders of Germany", with police in contact with their counterparts in other European Union countries. (more...)
Ukip's Steven Woolfe insists he was attacked by Mike Hookem
- October 10, 2016

A member of Britain's UKIP party has been discharged from hospital after he was injured in an altercation with a fellow UKIP MEP . The Euro-skeptic party is conducting a review into Thursday's incident, which left Woolfe unconscious and with facial injuries which he claimed were caused by Hookem's assault. (more...)
It is LG versus Delhi: Kejriwal It is LG versus Delhi: Kejriwal
- October 10, 2016

The legislator from Okhla was appointed the Delhi Waqf Board's chairman in March, months after the AAP government took over the body, claiming it had found issue with the process of selecting the board's chief. "Citing that LG's prior nod was not taken, whether those farmers who sold their land would have to return money to purchaser now?" he asked. Ever since, Jung has gone about spiking many decisions taken by the Kejriwal government in the past nearly 20 months. (more...)
US formally accuses Russian hackers of political cyber attacks
- October 10, 2016

On Friday, federal authorities accused "Russia's senior-most officials" of directing attempts to hack US institutions, political organizations, and people. "It would be extremely hard for someone, including a nation-state actor, to alter actual ballot counts or election results by cyber attack or intrusion", the statement said. (more...)
New revelations in Keith Scott Case New revelations in Keith Scott Case
- October 09, 2016

The ACLU also called on Roberts to release all the videos, but agreed with the mayor's call to repeal H.B. 972. He added, "I believe that the riot police were lying because they know they shot him". The released video seems to show that Scott was most certainly not holding a gun when he was shot, and it becomes hard to tell if, as the CMPD claims, it was a black cop who shot him. (more...)
No clowns in Canfield schools this Halloween, superintendent rules No clowns in Canfield schools this Halloween, superintendent rules
- October 09, 2016

Undoubtedly as Halloween approaches, we anticipate an uptick in clown sightings. "There will always be people who are afraid of clowns". The hysteria over creepy clown threats spreading across the country is overblown - and the writer behind one of the scariest clowns ever wants people to remember clowns aren't all bad. (more...)
Aussies appear in Malaysian court for partying in briefs
- October 09, 2016

Thomas Whitworth, Adam Pasfield and James Paver, three of the nine Australian men arrested in Malaysia at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. "We would like to take this opportunity to ask you to please be respectful of our families' privacy at this time", one of the men, Nick Kelly, told reporters at Sydney's global airport on Friday. (more...)
Likely new UN secretary-general sees 'huge challenges' ahead
- October 09, 2016

Portuguese officials have welcomed the choice as an honour for the country and a triumph for Portuguese diplomacy. However current UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who has held the post for the last 10 years, is stepping down at the end of the year as his second term comes to an end. (more...)
His royal flyness - Prince George takes seaplane controls His royal flyness - Prince George takes seaplane controls
- October 09, 2016

Charlotte, in a dark red jumper and white and blue dress, was carried by her mother. The little prince did, however, shake the hand of Governor General David Johnston after some prompting from father, Prince William. Before boarding he waved frantically at the crowds who had gathered along the harbour walls to give William and Kate and their two young children a good send-off. (more...)
Hong Kong activist barred from entering Thailand Hong Kong activist barred from entering Thailand
- October 09, 2016

Wong and Demosisto chairman Nathan Law will hold a news conference about the incident at Hong Kong's parliament Thursday night, the statement said. Chinese citizens in Bangkok who have sought refugee status with the United Nations have said that they have been followed and harassed by people they believe to be Chinese agents. (more...)
Ted Cruz says he will vote for former rival Donald Trump Ted Cruz says he will vote for former rival Donald Trump
- October 09, 2016

Ted Cruz, his main rival in his party's primaries, for the "wonderful surprise" of his support. He worries about what a Trump presidency would mean. Yes, Cruz announced Friday on Facebook that he had made a decision to support the man who once suggested his father was part of a plot to assassinate President John F. (more...)
Kashmir encounter: 3 militants killed after army camp attacked in Kupwara Kashmir encounter: 3 militants killed after army camp attacked in Kupwara
- October 09, 2016

This is the second attack on Army camps in Kashmir after the September 18 Uri attack where 19 soldiers were killed. "We used illumination rounds to illuminate the area and killed all the three terrorists", he told reporters at Langate . (more...)
Baylor names new Title IX coordinator
- October 09, 2016

Patty Crawford has resigned as Baylor University's first fulltime Title IX coordinator. Despite being a private school, Baylor is required by the federal Title IX statute to investigate allegations of sexual assault and violence thoroughly and to provide security, counseling services and academic help to those who report assaults. (more...)
Police release full video in Keith Lamont Scott shooting(GRAPHIC)
- October 09, 2016

In the aftermath of Scott's death that afternoon, Charlotte, N.C., was roiled by several nights of protests. The video hasn't brought the family any clarification, the attorneys said, as it's still too hard to see if Keith Scott did, in fact, have a gun- and if he did, as police have said, the family doesn't believe police had a justifiable reason to shoot him. (more...)
Paul Ryan to stump in Wisconsin with Donald Trump
- October 09, 2016

Ryan, who has been critical at times of Trump , only officially endorsed Trump in June and Trump for awhile infuriated Republicans by holding off on endorsing Ryan during his August primary election against Tea Party challenger darling Paul Nehlen. (more...)
Assange vows Google, US election leaks as Wikileaks turns 10
- October 08, 2016

On the eve of the US Democratic Party convention in July, WikiLeaks published some 20,000 internal emails pointing at an apparent bias of its leaders for Clinton during the primary campaign. " WikiLeaks has released 10 million documents over 10 years". "Do they show interesting features of USA power factions and how they operate?" "These are people who are tormented by their ambitions". (more...)
Coldplay expand 'A Head Full of Dreams' tour, add Cleveland stop Coldplay expand 'A Head Full of Dreams' tour, add Cleveland stop
- October 08, 2016

Coldplay has expanded is "A Head Full of Dreams" tour to include a stop at The Q on August 19. The " Adventure of a Lifetime " group has announced 18 new North American shows for 2017, including their first Canadian shows in five years. Keep in mind, each date is different and details are subject to change. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Oct. 15 through Ticketmaster. For the Citi cardmember presale, you can try using promo code 412800, but you'll need a Citi card to complete your purchase. (more...)
Colombian president wins Nobel for peace efforts Colombian president wins Nobel for peace efforts
- October 08, 2016

The award should also be seen as a tribute to the Colombian people who, despite great hardships and abuses, have not given up hope of a just peace, and to all the parties who have contributed to the peace process. "We hope that it will encourage all good initiatives and all the parties who could make a difference in the peace process and give Colombia - finally - a peace after decades of war", Kullman Five said. (more...)
Donors pledge $15.2 billion to 2020 for Afghanistan
- October 08, 2016

Afghanistan will be asked to do more to tackle corruption and to take back tens of thousands of failed asylum seekers. Worldwide donors on Wednesday pledged $15.2 billion to help keep Afghanistan's government afloat for the next four years, despite growing reluctance to pour more money into a corruption-plagued country wracked by conflict. (more...)
'The Birth of a Nation' worth seeing, despite Nate Parker scandal 'The Birth of a Nation' worth seeing, despite Nate Parker scandal
- October 08, 2016

Better start planning your multiplex schedule, because it's going to be a busy October. But when Cherry is attacked by a group of slave catchers (led by Jackie Earle Haley in snarling villain mode), Nat begins to plot his retaliation against those who wronged her, the increasingly corrupt and abusive Samuel and the entire system which is built to keep his people down. (more...)

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