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[Newsmaker] Divided UN council fails to act to 'save Aleppo'
- October 14, 2016

Britain's ambassador to the U.N. Matthew Rycroft lashed out at Russian Federation during the Security Council meeting, saying: "Your veto today, Mr. President, has only confirmed what we have known for so long". It also called for a truce and humanitarian aid access throughout Syria. Ambassador Gerard Van Bohemen. Meanwhile, on the ground, Syrian government forces have kept up their assault on rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Sunday. (more...)
Mike Pence Campaigns in Newton, Discusses Trump Scandal and Clinton
- October 14, 2016

That left only rumors. "Our kids' futures depend on this election and I will tell you just for me, and I don't want this to happen but I will tell you for me personally if Hillary Clinton gets in, I myself, I'm ready for a revolution because we can't have her in", she said emotionally. (more...)
High wind warning in effect for Bainbridge, Puget Sound High wind warning in effect for Bainbridge, Puget Sound
- October 14, 2016

There could also be urban flooding because of clogged drains from the leaves that have already fallen. How high the winds get and where the winds are strongest will depend on its angle of approach and where it makes landfall. More information will be available as we move closer to Tuesday. Friday is expected to be rainy and windy, but "will serve as a relative lull before a more potentially damaging storm Saturday ". (more...)
Khizr Khan 'Saddened All Over Again' by Trump's Debate Remarks Khizr Khan 'Saddened All Over Again' by Trump's Debate Remarks
- October 14, 2016

Once a cornerstone of the GOP, the family values platform vanished as the party faithful embraced crude-talking real estate mogul Donald Trump . The tweet came as Clinton and Trump were debating the war in Iraq. Humayun Khan would still be alive. On the campaign trail earlier this year, Trump said, "By the time the war started, I was against it, and shortly after, I was really against it". (more...)
Watch LAPD Video Showing Suspect With A Gun Watch LAPD Video Showing Suspect With A Gun
- October 14, 2016

The Los Angeles Police Department has released security camera footage showing the minutes just prior to the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man in South L.A. 3, 2016. "I don't care if he had a gun", she shouted. When asked if authorities would release the surveillance footage, the police chief said he preferred to release a "totality of evidence" rather than taking a piecemeal approach. (more...)
Warplanes hit Syria's Aleppo ahead of new diplomatic push
- October 14, 2016

Since then, more than a quarter of a million people are believed to have been killed - and more than 10 million displaced - across the war-torn country, according to United Nations figures. Sunni rebels seeking to oust him are backed by Turkey, the United States and Gulf monarchies. A Syrian military source said that warplanes had struck several locations to the south and south-west of Aleppo. (more...)
Missiles fired from rebel-held Yemen land near US destroyer
- October 14, 2016

The United States could be implicated in war crimes for supporting Saudi Arabia's deadly military campaign in Yemen, American official documents show . The U.S. military's Central Command, which oversees troops in the Middle East , did not immediately respond to a request for comment. He reiterated his calls for an independent investigation of abuses in Yemen , which the 47-member Geneva-based council, which includes Saudi Arabia , all but ignored at its last session in September. (more...)
Australian gay rights groups welcome same-sex marriage hurdle Australian gay rights groups welcome same-sex marriage hurdle
- October 14, 2016

The government can not propose a free vote on same-sex marriage now the plebiscite is doomed because it would breach the Coalition agreement, conservative MP George Christensen has said. That theory allegedly gained credence when Malcolm Turnbull, an advocate of same-sex marriage and of a parliamentary vote rather than a plebiscite , announced he'd abide by the commitment after succeeding Tony Abbott as Liberal Party Leader. (more...)
UK lawmakers press govt for say over Brexit talks with EU UK lawmakers press govt for say over Brexit talks with EU
- October 14, 2016

Commenting on the Government's amendment, Sir Keir said: "This is a real victory for Parliament and will help ensure there is proper democratic grip of the Brexit process". "The idea that the Brownian movement of individuals, of citizens across the surface of Europe, is somehow there on tablets of stone in Brussels is a complete nonsense", said Mr Johnson. (more...)
Philippine President Duterte to visit China next week Philippine President Duterte to visit China next week
- October 13, 2016

Initially only about two dozen Philippine entrepreneurs were to accompany Duterte, but the number ballooned to about 250, Trade Undersecretary Nora Terrado said. spy agency to oust him. The Philippines is the second-most-populous country in Southeast Asia. "The clouds are fading away. I do not want it anymore, '" the President said. (more...)
Paul McCartney And Neil Young Duet Together During Desert Trip Day Two
- October 13, 2016

Boasting headlines sets from Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Paul McCartney, The Who and Roger Waters, the average age of performers was 72, and the tickets were priced for rich, older fans too. Other favorites including "After The Gold Rush", "Heart Of Gold" and "Mother Earth (Natural Anthem)" were part of the solo acoustic sequence that opened the Canadian rocker's set. (more...)
Hillary Clinton's campaign builds a bot that sends you Donald Trump quotes
- October 13, 2016

He also promised to bring back jobs that have shifted overseas - he said - due to the economic and trade policies of President Barack Obama, whom Hillary Clinton served as secretary of state from 2009-2013. Ryan and other congressional leaders have not gone as far as to rescind their endorsement, but plenty of Republicans in tough Senate and House races have rescinded their endorsements. (more...)
Wow, Mayor Of 9/11 Town Can't Remember What Happened On 9/11! Sad! Wow, Mayor Of 9/11 Town Can't Remember What Happened On 9/11! Sad!
- October 13, 2016

Having already sold out his beloved September 11th once, Giuliani was back at it again today, telling a Florida audience that he didn't remember seeing Hillary Clinton at Ground Zero on 9/11. She had CNN on as she talked on the phone with her legislative director when the first plane hit. She dialed her husband, who was in Australia. According to Think Progress , there is also no record of Clinton claiming to be at Ground Zero on the day of the attack. (more...)
Race An Issue For North Carolina Voters Race An Issue For North Carolina Voters
- October 13, 2016

Obama won the state in 2008 and narrowly lost it to Mitt Romney in 2012. Leaders from High Point who attended the rally included former Guilford County commissioner and school board member Dot Kearns and former City Council member Mary Lou Blakeney. (more...)
Market jitters in Thailand after latest health update on king
- October 13, 2016

On Wednesday , the benchmark Stock Exchange of Thailand index fell below the 1,400 mark for the first time in almost four months, briefly touching its lowest level since March 1. By the Monday's close on Thailand's primary bourse stocks had dived 3.15 percent, the sharpest fall in almost a month. Thais nationwide are wearing pink to express their best wishes for His Majesty the King's good health as huge crowds of well-wishers flocked to the Grand Palace to sign get-well books for the ... (more...)
After 17 hours, Allina and nurses reach deal to halt strike After 17 hours, Allina and nurses reach deal to halt strike
- October 13, 2016

PAUL-Talks between Allina Health and the Minnesota Nurses Union continued into the evening Monday after Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith asked the two sides to return to the bargaining table. - "The nurses have shown remarkable strength and courage to earn improvements in workplace safety, nurse staffing policies, and multiyear contributions to accounts that will ease their transition from their contract health insurance plans to Allina core plans". (more...)
South African activist captured by Israeli armed forces
- October 13, 2016

The IDF said the blockade of Gaza was lawful and that the trip by the protest ship was an intentional attempt to breach it. The boat, docked in the port city of Ashdod, was sponsored by the International Freedom Flotilla Coalition, a collection of pro-Palestinian groups mostly based in Europe. (more...)
Syrian refugees captured a suspected terrorist for German police Syrian refugees captured a suspected terrorist for German police
- October 13, 2016

In July, several people were wounded in two attacks carried out by asylum seekers and claimed by the Islamic State group; both assailants were killed. Jaber Albakr, 22, arrived in Germany in February past year during a migrant influx into the country and was granted temporary asylum four months later. (more...)
Russian Federation blocks United Nations move to stop Aleppo bombing
- October 13, 2016

The U.S. ambassador to the U.N., David Pressman, called the resolution a "deceptive attempt to get the Security Council to ratify what Russian Federation and the regime are doing in Aleppo ". Russia's proposed United Nations Security Council resolution which called for Al-Nusra Front terrorists (al-Qaeda) to be evacuated from the city of Aleppo in order to advance peace failed with several Western countries refusing to support it. (more...)
Pence emerges in NC with praise, 'forgiveness' for Trump Pence emerges in NC with praise, 'forgiveness' for Trump
- October 13, 2016

Mike Pence says faith instructs him on the importance of forgiveness, suggesting Donald Trump was a "big man" for admitting he was wrong to make vulgar remarks about women. "[Former President] Bill Clinton has said far worse to me on the golf course - not even close". The pair have not been seen together for several weeks and there is a whispering campaign among some Republicans calling for Pence to replace Trump as the nominee. (more...)
Xi to attend BRICS summit in India, visit Bangladesh
- October 13, 2016

The Indian ambassador's statement came before the bilateral meeting between Russian President Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Goa on October 14. India's bid to win accession to the group has failed to win over strategic rival China, which effectively enjoys a veto because the group operates by consensus. (more...)
Obama on Trump tape: 'That's not right' Obama on Trump tape: 'That's not right'
- October 13, 2016

I don't even wait", Mr Trump can be heard saying in one portion of the video. The President also marveled at Trump's debate claims - including that he would jail Clinton if elected. The tweet appears to be in response to Ryan's comments on Monday where he told Republicans in the House that he was no longer going to support Trump. (more...)
The Flash season 3: trailer for episode 3, 'Magenta' The Flash season 3: trailer for episode 3, 'Magenta'
- October 13, 2016

Above all, "Paradox" worked well because it gave Barry a strong, defined character arc. I just keep waiting for him to call him a "Mudblood" or scream " POTTER! ". Nothing got transmuted in "Paradox", but that doesn't mean this Alchemy can't change matter (something we know is possible in the Arrowverse thanks to Firestorm). (more...)
Pakistan journalist says gov't bars him from leaving country Pakistan journalist says gov't bars him from leaving country
- October 13, 2016

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif on Monday ordered "stern action" against those responsible for publishing the Dawn article , or what he called a "fabricated" story. But it is quite another to threaten a journalist under the guise of national security. That Pakistan is a tough place for journalists is well known. (more...)
Rain and storms Wednesday and a cool down on the way Rain and storms Wednesday and a cool down on the way
- October 13, 2016

You may need the umbrella if you are heading out for lunch. Less than a tenth of an inch of total rainfall is expected, and the high will be near 62. Skies clear out to end the week. More sunshine with a few clouds. A few showers begin the week Monday , otherwise, expect a mix of clouds and sunshine. High temperatures should be around 70. (more...)

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