World Media


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
- 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...)
Chapel Hills Mall will be closed on Thanksgiving Chapel Hills Mall will be closed on Thanksgiving
- October 13, 2016

Mall of America, the biggest shopping mall in the United States, has also announced it will close on Thanksgiving Day this year. Add the Monroeville Mall to a growing list of businesses that say they won't be open on Thanksgiving . "People will shop on Thanksgiving no matter what the stores do, and if the stores are not available for them, they will shop online", he said. Rival RadioShack opened its stores at 8 a.m. (more...)
UK lawmakers press government for vote on Brexit-EU talks
- October 13, 2016

After June's EU Referendum result, the Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced she is about to repeal the 1972 European Communities Act which will formerly begin the process of leaving the EU, followed by invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. (more...)
Lawsuit against Wells Fargo alleges bank jeopardized retirement Lawsuit against Wells Fargo alleges bank jeopardized retirement
- October 12, 2016

Financial Advisory Group now owns 4,264 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $206,000 after buying an additional 22 shares in the last quarter. The Company now has Insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional Ownership of 75.9 Percent. Wells Fargo & Company Gross Margin percentage stands at 0% while its Operating Margin for trailing twelve month is 83.5 percent and Profit margin (ttm) is 40.8 Percent. (more...)
Tulsa police victim had PCP in system when he died
- October 12, 2016

An autopsy noted that both of Crutcher's lungs were pierced and that he had four broken ribs. The report also says Crutcher had "acute phencyclidine intoxication". But Crutcher family lawyer Benjamin Crump had said: "Let us not be thrown a red herring and to say because something was found in the auto that is justification to shoot him". (more...)
Tuesday is your last chance to register to vote on November ballot
- October 12, 2016

According to Madison County Deputy Clerk Brenda Stoor, the first thing voters need to do is fill out an absentee ballot request form , which they can get from their clerk's office or by visiting Idahovotes.gov, and send into the clerk's office. (more...)
Hurricane's cost, chaos lingers in water-logged N. Carolina Hurricane's cost, chaos lingers in water-logged N. Carolina
- October 12, 2016

After receiving more than a foot of rain from Matthew during the weekend, skies were clear over North Carolina on Monday but the storm's after-effects were creating major problems by overwhelming rivers and breaching levees. Brooks said crews were returning later Tuesday morning to finish. Scott said he spoke Sunday morning with school superintendents in the counties impacted by the storm, asking them "to make sure all schools are able to quickly reopen". (more...)
US TV host suspended over involvement in Donald Trump row US TV host suspended over involvement in Donald Trump row
- October 12, 2016

The 2005 recording featured Trump speaking to Bush of " Access Hollywood " ahead of a taping, recounting how he made sexual advances toward a married woman. Meanwhile, there are other outstanding questions about what happened inside NBC News last week between the time the news division officially learned about the tape on Monday and the time the Washington Post scooped NBC on Friday. (more...)
Police investigate YouTube video that may show teenage girl missing since 2009 Police investigate YouTube video that may show teenage girl missing since 2009
- October 12, 2016

The original video displayed a message from YouTube saying that it violated the site's harassment and bullying policies. Its me Patrick! " posted the video titled "Hi Walter! You can watch another version below. "It made me sick to my stomach". Antigo officers are investigating a recently removed a disturbing YouTube video that might have shown a local teenage who has been missing since 2009. (more...)
Arizona prosecutors to charge Sheriff Joe Arpaio over immigration issue
- October 12, 2016

In May, U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow found Arpaio in contempt of civil court , but now he will face the possibility of outright punishment stemming from impending criminal charges. Snow demanded Arpaio and the aide turn over 50 hard drives that were part of the probe, but they ignored the order. He will plead not guilty by court filing and hopes to prevail before a jury. (more...)
Don't waste time fighting Republican nominee, Donald Trump tells House Speaker
- October 11, 2016

Ryan's move is all but a concession that the GOP nominee will lose the presidential race next month. Almost half of all 332 incumbent Republican senators, congress members and governors have condemned Trump's remarks, and roughly 1 in 10 have called on him to drop out of the race. (more...)
17M-plus tweets sent about the debate, most ever 17M-plus tweets sent about the debate, most ever
- October 11, 2016

But to say Clinton has "hate in her heart" is a step beyond. The Atlantic , which endorsed Mrs Clinton last week, suggests that Mr Trump suffered an "implosion" in St Louis on Sunday. 'I don't agree with almost anything else he says or does but I do respect that. Pence told Fox News that Trump "stepped up" during the debate: "He showed humility". (more...)
Republican voters continue backing Trump despite his taped sexist remarks Republican voters continue backing Trump despite his taped sexist remarks
- October 11, 2016

For Ryan to come out against actively supporting Trump the morning after the candidate gave a strong performance in his second head-to-head debate against Clinton could be a significant tactical error that could come back to haunt the Wisconsin congressman. (more...)
4 dead as Hurricane Matthew pummels Florida coast, sparks flash-flood fears
- October 11, 2016

Hurricane Matthew's howling wind and driving rain pummeled Florida early Friday, starting what's expected to be a ruinous, days-long battering of the Southeast coast. The Florida city of Jacksonville could face significant flooding, Florida Governor Rick Scott said. Matthew, which downgraded to a category 3 overnight, was downgraded to a category 2 Thursday afternoon. (more...)
Trump campaign fires Virginia chair after RNC protest Trump campaign fires Virginia chair after RNC protest
- October 11, 2016

Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart confirmed for News4 he was sacked over the protest Monday. He remains loyal to Trump. He included the address of the RNC and the closest Metro station. John Fredericks, the spokesman for Trump's campaign in Virginia, said Stewart's protest was divisive and not helpful at this stage in the campaign. (more...)
Turkish military says killed 417 Kurdish militants since August Turkish military says killed 417 Kurdish militants since August
- October 11, 2016

However, the Turkish army said the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has been accused of a string of bombings targeting Turkish police and army assets, was behind the attacks. On Saturday the Turkish armed forces said it "neutralised" eight PKK militants in Cukurcu district after clashes with the group, Anadolu reported. Ankara's Governor Ercan Topaca strongly condemned all terrorist attacks during the ceremony, adding that Turkey will continue to take all necessary precautions to prevent ... (more...)
CEO of Backpage.com Arrested, Charged With Pimping
- October 11, 2016

Ferrer looks forward to vigorously fighting these charges that we believe are trumped up", said Ferrer's attorney Philip Hilder. Arrest warrants have also been issued for Backpage.com's controlling shareholders: Michael Lacey, 68, and James Larkin, 67. (more...)

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