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1.3 million Australian medical and personal records leaked 1.3 million Australian medical and personal records leaked
- October 29, 2016

However most worrying was a file on 'donor eligibility answers, ' where would-be donors answered questions to confirm that they should be allowed to give blood. "We apologize , and we acknowledge that this is unacceptable", Park said. "He provided me with a snippet to prove it - a snippet of my own data", Hunt said. (more...)
#OndoDecides: INEC Declares Jimoh Ibrahim As 'Authentic' PDP Guber Candidate #OndoDecides: INEC Declares Jimoh Ibrahim As 'Authentic' PDP Guber Candidate
- October 29, 2016

Until now Mr Eyitayo Jegede of the Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the party was recognised by INEC, but Ibrahim of the Modu Sheriff faction went to court and received judgement that he is the right candidate to be fielded by the party. The Ondo State Information Commissioner, Mr Kayode Akinmade, who made the appeal in a statement, urged the people to keep calm and not resort to self- help. (more...)
Interior of the Royal Clarence Hotel 'is completely gone' Interior of the Royal Clarence Hotel 'is completely gone'
- October 29, 2016

Road closures in place at the junctions of High Street and South Street have led to Waterstones' decision to close its store at 48-49 High St. No injuries are reported. A few years later, in 1820, the Duke of Kent, father of the future Queen Victoria died while visiting the area and was taken to the hotel and embalmed there in preparation for transportation to his funeral which was held at Windsor. (more...)
SC raps Centre for not appointing judges despite collegium recommendations
- October 29, 2016

According to CNN-News18, the collegium has named four Supreme Court and 52 high court judges since January, but the central government has been sitting on the proposal. He will be sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court at a later date. In most of the big states, the selection of judicial officers is done by the high courts. (more...)
Clinton has big cash lead; Pence says message matters more Clinton has big cash lead; Pence says message matters more
- October 29, 2016

Mike Pence said on October 24 at a campaign stop in Salisbury, North Carolina. With the race tight, both presidential campaigns have packed schedules this week in North Carolina. Deep in transition planning, people familiar with her effort say Clinton plans to impose strict ethics rules on how lobbyists may participate in her effort. (more...)
Wikileaks memo connects Dow Chemical to Bill Clinton, foundation Wikileaks memo connects Dow Chemical to Bill Clinton, foundation
- October 29, 2016

Nonetheless, attempts to blame Clinton advisers for exploiting their political ties provoked a fierce response from one who claimed the former president "and his family" also benefitted from "personal travel, hospitality and vacations" as a result of their string-pulling. (more...)
Joe Biden tops Clinton team's State Department wish list Joe Biden tops Clinton team's State Department wish list
- October 29, 2016

It would make sense since Biden's tenure as Vice President is coming to an end and he shares similar foreign policy experience as Clinton. "If I don't move, I'll be demoted to secretary of state or something", he said , as a slow wave of laughter rose from the surprised crowd. (more...)
Chinese official: anti-graft drive not politically motivated
- October 29, 2016

Over 1.01 million officials of the 88.75 million-strong CPC were punished in the anti-graft campaign amid allegations that Xi has also used it to consolidate his hold on the party. The only survivor is Premier Li Keqiang who in the last four years confined himself to the management of the slowdown of the Chinese economy leaving the leadership exclusively to Xi. (more...)
US says Iraqis have retaken 40 villages from IS near Mosul
- October 29, 2016

The population of Hamam al-Alil, an IS-held area south of Mosul that is an upcoming target for Iraqi forces, has reportedly almost trebled, it said. Iraqi, Kurdish and allied forces have advanced on their push to retake Mosul, the jihadist group's de facto capital. (more...)
Pennsylvania House Votes to Approve State Gaming Laws Bill Pennsylvania House Votes to Approve State Gaming Laws Bill
- October 29, 2016

Under the bill, beer distributors would get the authority to sell suds in smaller quantities, including six-packs, and bars could sell alcohol starting at 9am Sundays, without a requirement to serve food. Wolf is not saying whether he'll sign it, although it passed both chambers by veto-proof majorities. The House has not acted on a Senate bill created to make it easier for gun owners and organizations like the National Rifle Association to challenge cities' firearms ordinances in court. (more...)
Clinton aide: Need to 'clean up' Obama answer on email server
- October 28, 2016

One of the other staffers, Nick Merrill, forwarded that email to Cheryl Mills and others. With their other competitors paying it little mind, it was left up to CBS Evening News to do the grownup reporting since it was their reporter Obama had lied to. (more...)
2 arrested in Los Angeles shooting that left 3 dead, 12 hurt
- October 28, 2016

Detectives believe McKay and Reid opened fire after the initial shooting , and that the gunfire from the two men and possibly others left two more men dead and others wounded. Dozens of police officers rushed to the house after the shooting was reported , Los Angeles police Sgt. Thomas Bojorquez said. "This is one of the most horrific crime scenes I've seen in a while", Preciado said. (more...)
Early voting begins in Hawaii for general election
- October 28, 2016

This election has already seen high voter registration and participation in Berkeley County. "Please read the instructions, follow them and you should have no problems". "We've been pushing the word on early voting to avoid the long lines on election day", Price said. Election Day is November 8. Unaffiliated voters , who make up 29.8 percent of state voters , made up 23.9 percent of early and absentee voters . (more...)
Why Iceland's women are leaving work at precisely 2:38 pm Why Iceland's women are leaving work at precisely 2:38 pm
- October 28, 2016

You may be wondering why 2.38pm on the dot? Refraining from domestic work and even childcare, their point was well made: society would be paralysed without women's labour. At the roundtable Clinton said, "the failure to ensure equal pay for women also impacts families and the broader economy", according to Time Inc's Money magazine . (more...)
Watch Marco Rubio Destroy His Democrat Opponent On Trump Watch Marco Rubio Destroy His Democrat Opponent On Trump
- October 28, 2016

We've never had a contract with Donald Trump", Murphy said . "Vote once, and vote right", he said , after joking he wanted to tell supporters to vote early and often. "He refused to say that he would respect the outcome of this election", Clinton said . Still, Florida Democrats are upset, saying that Murphy could be saved with targeted spending aimed at helping the Democratic candidate with specific pockets of voters, including Hispanics in Miami. (more...)
Majority of oil pipeline protesters retreat from police Majority of oil pipeline protesters retreat from police
- October 28, 2016

The Republican executives of Iowa and the Dakotas said in a Tuesday letter to the Army Corps of Engineers that pipeline construction delays will adversely affect landowners and farmers in their states. Officers formed a line and forced protesters back to the other side of the fence. Protesters clashed with police Thursday in the state of North Dakota at a site where activists have been trying for months to block construction of an oil pipeline that they say encroaches on territory occupied ... (more...)
Obama commutes sentences of 98 people Obama commutes sentences of 98 people
- October 28, 2016

Unlike a full pardon, which represents a full legal forgiveness for a crime, a commutation only shortens the sentence while leaving other consequences - like court-ordered supervision and restrictions on firearms ownership - intact. President Obama made a commitment to use his clemency authority through the remainder of his time and office, and Thursday he honored that by granting another 98 commutations. (more...)
Ted Cruz Wants To Keep SCOTUS In Deadlock; Congress Might Not Agree Ted Cruz Wants To Keep SCOTUS In Deadlock; Congress Might Not Agree
- October 28, 2016

If Senate Republicans decide that the Court should shrink and Scalia's seat be left permanently vacant, one of the remaining Republican justices could step down or die the next day. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi wouldn't say whether she thought Cruz was a "naturally-born" citizen when asked about it at her weekly press conference. (more...)
Hyundai, Kia reach $41.2m settlement with multiple states Hyundai, Kia reach $41.2m settlement with multiple states
- October 28, 2016

The payment is expected to be made in December. An investigation found that the automakers were overstating fuel efficiency for certain vehicles, model year 2011, 12 and 13 when gas prices in the US were especially high. The 33 states alleged that Hyundai and Kia incorporated that inflated data into the mileage rating displayed on window stickers of cars throughout the country, as well as in advertisements. (more...)
UN envoy asks for Yemen cease-fire extension
- October 28, 2016

The previous ceasefire attempt began in April and collapsed as UN-brokered peace talks hosted by Kuwait broke down in August. "We noted over the last days that food and humanitarian supplies were provided to several affected neighbourhoods and that United Nations personnel were able to reach areas that were previously inaccessible", he said. (more...)
Britain urges France to protect Calais children
- October 28, 2016

The operation to rid the city of Calais of a humanitarian blight 18 months after the camp known as the jungle sprang up had been set to last at least a week. The number includes unaccompanied minors looked-after in the containers and 234 taken in by Britain. We have fulfilled our mission. British interior minister Amber Rudd spoke to French counterpart Bernard Cazeneuve "to stress the need for children who remain in Calais to be properly protected", according to a Home Office statement. (more...)
Suspect arrested in destruction of Trump's Hollywood star Suspect arrested in destruction of Trump's Hollywood star
- October 28, 2016

The Republican presidential nominee, real estate developer and reality TV star has faced several large protests during his campaign appearances in California, where polls show him far behind Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. (more...)
Dreamworld deaths: Theme park victims named Dreamworld deaths: Theme park victims named
- October 28, 2016

Oh my god, he had some great dance moves."He was an wonderful , lovely brother who was loved by all and the most egalitarian person I've ever met in my life."Simon wanted all of his loved ones and the wider community to know he was overwhelmingly appreciative of all of ..." Mrs Turner said the family was "devastated and inconsolable" for its loss in what "can only be called a devastating and horrific disaster". (more...)
Domestic Violence Awareness Month calls attention to issue Domestic Violence Awareness Month calls attention to issue
- October 28, 2016

It will include $18 million for integrated duty lawyer and social support services in family courts. In particular, the opposition highlighted that the government had cut $35 million alone from community legal centres, which see the bulk of domestic violence victims, and the centres are facing a further 30 per cent funding cut from July next year. (more...)
Donald Trump claims Hillary Clinton could start World War Three as president
- October 28, 2016

In an interview focused largely on foreign policy, Trump said defeating Islamic State was a higher priority than persuading Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, playing down a long-held goal of U.S. "National security experts on both sides of the aisle have denounced Donald Trump as dangerously ill-prepared and temperamentally unfit to serve as commander-in-chief", Clinton spokesman Jesse Lehrich said. (more...)

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