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Airstrikes target largest hospital in Aleppo, rebel-held territory in Syria Airstrikes target largest hospital in Aleppo, rebel-held territory in Syria
- October 03, 2016

There was no information about casualties. The city's M2 hospital was put out of service after also being hit Wednesday, activists said. On Friday, the worldwide medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders demanded that the Syrian government and its allies "halt the indiscriminate bombing that has killed and wounded hundreds of civilians - many of them children", over the past week in Aleppo. (more...)
Political leaders react to Trump tax return revelation Political leaders react to Trump tax return revelation
- October 03, 2016

Tax experts, who analysed the documents, conclude that Trump's 1995 records said tax rules, especially advantageous to wealthy filers, would have allowed Trump to use his United States dollars 916 million loss to cancel out an equivalent amount of taxable income over an 18-year period. (more...)
Clinton gives frank take on Sanders supporters in audio from hacked email
- October 03, 2016

Hillary Clinton said that many millennial voters who found appeal in Bernie Sanders' campaign are living in their parents' basements due to their being unable to find adequate jobs in the current market. In other parts of the 50-minute recording, Clinton spoke about United States capacity to " retaliate " against foreign hackers that would serve as a " deterrence " and said she would be " inclined " to mothball the costly upgrade of the Long Range Standoff (LRSO) missile program. (more...)
Last second pass crushes Bulldogs in 34-31 loss
- October 03, 2016

However, an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on the celebration meant the game still had some life. The Vols grabbed some momentum just before halftime as Berry put Tennessee in good field position with a 34-yard return on the kickoff . It was recovered in the end zone by defensive end Corey Vereen . Georgia ran the ball on 29 of 39 first-half offensive plays, controlling the clock and letting its defense stay off the field. (more...)
Donald Trump 'may have avoided paying taxes for years' Donald Trump 'may have avoided paying taxes for years'
- October 03, 2016

Trump's maintained that he can't release any of his current tax forms while they're under audit by the IRS, though that audit doesn't legally prevent him from disclosing his past returns, like the ones the Times got its hands on. But Clinton spokesman Brian Fallon said the tax write-off declared by Trump "shows the colossal scale of his business failures" and also shows that the wealthy real estate developer operates under a different set of rules than those that apply to ordinary taxpayers. (more...)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Donald Trump 'Attacking People All Across This Country' Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Donald Trump 'Attacking People All Across This Country'
- October 03, 2016

The "sex tape" Mr Trump mentioned may have been either a pornographic video that has been falsely attributed to Ms Machado online, or an incident from a Spanish reality show when she was filmed in bed with another contestant. Alicia Machado in June this year. His Democratic rival Hillary Clinton responded on Twitter. On Wednesday, a copy of Trump campaign talking points instructed supporters to use figures like Flowers and Monica Lewinsky to counter criticism of Trump's treatment of a ... (more...)
Ala. Supreme Court Chief Justice Suspended for Rest of Term
- October 03, 2016

Supreme Court issued its decision. "The result in both instances has been a lengthy, costly proceeding for this court, the (Judicial Inquiry Commission), and, most unfortunately, the taxpayers of the State", the judiciary court ruling said. (more...)
Charlotte shooting victim's family says killing doesn't make sense Charlotte shooting victim's family says killing doesn't make sense
- October 03, 2016

The videos - one taken from an officer's body camera and another from the dashboard camera of a police vehicle - show Keith Lamont Scott, 43, exiting his vehicle and falling to the ground. In the dash cam video, Scott is seen exiting his auto. "What we know and what you should know about him is that he was an American citizen who deserved better", he added. (more...)
Danny Willett's Brother Rips USA Ryder Cup Fans As 'Fat, Stupid, Classless' Danny Willett's Brother Rips USA Ryder Cup Fans As 'Fat, Stupid, Classless'
- October 03, 2016

Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed remained unbeaten in the critical leadoff match, handing Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson their first loss as a Ryder Cup partnership. While America is amping up its preparation, European pro Justin Rose said his team isn't letting that be a distraction. Numerous young golfers who would become Europe's "golden generation" - Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Jose-Maria Olazabal, Bernhard Langer and Ian Woosnam - were just hitting their stride. (more...)
Obama vetoes bill allowing 9/11 terror victims' families to sue Saudi Arabia
- October 03, 2016

In his veto message to Congress, Obama said the legislation "undermines core USA interests", upending the normal means by which the government singles out foreign nations as state sponsors of terrorism and opening us officials and military personnel to legal jeopardy. (more...)
Would Trump dare raise Bill's infidelity against Hillary?
- October 03, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate and former secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that President Barack Obama called her when negotiators had reached a deal on Iran's nuclear program. They've been doing it for two decades and they're not going to stop. In May, Trump said that the federal judge presiding over a lawsuit brought by former Trump University students had an "absolute conflict" in handling the case because he is "of Mexican heritage". (more...)
Clinton campaign seizes on Trump cameo in Playboy video
- October 03, 2016

In the video, Trump is labeled as "an entrepreneur ". The video features naked women dancing, touching themselves and each other, and posing sexually. Trump signed a pledge in July that he would crack down on pornography if elected president, and has also said that he didn't have a problem with Paris Hilton's infamous leaked sex tape , which his wife Melania showed him, noting that Hilton's tape "is probably unfortunate and it made Paris hotter in terms of the world because the world ... (more...)
Canada beats Team Europe to win title
- October 03, 2016

It was as embarrassing an outcome as you could ask for - minus losing, of course. "Looking back, I know with some distance from today, we will do nothing but celebrate this month of September 2016 as a special month for this Team Europe group and what they did here". (more...)
Ricciardo wins drama-filled Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix
- October 03, 2016

Pressed on how he was feeling after extending his lead in the championship race to 23 points over Lewis Hamilton , who retired when his engine expired, Rosberg replied: "I'm feeling at the moment a bit exhausted after that race". "I just can't believe that there's eight Mercedes cars and only my engines are the ones that have gone this way", he said. It's not the first time this year that suggestions about Mercedes' bias towards Rosberg have surfaced in the light of Hamilton's ... (more...)
Singer Abhijeet Lashes Out At Salman Khan For Supporting Pakistani Actors
- October 03, 2016

The Association passed a resolution on Thursday putting a ban on all the Pakistani artistes including singers as well to leave the industry and this was the effect of the Uri Attack. The actor had said that there is a difference between a terrorist and an artist. "Is there a dearth of talent in India that we need to borrow artistes from Pakistan?" Salman Khan has backed Pakistani Actors who are banned from acting in any movies in India. (more...)
New York Times Report: Trump may have avoided paying taxes for years
- October 03, 2016

Breaking with political tradition in presidential campaigns, Trump has not released copies of his federal tax returns. An Associated Press-GfK poll last month found that 46 percent of registered voters say it is very important for candidates to release their tax returns , though Democrats were more likely say so than Republicans. (more...)
So does Trump's tax maneuvering make him a genius or irresponsible?
- October 03, 2016

Donald Trump's decision to take a $US916 million loss on his 1995 income tax return showed his business acumen and "genius" at figuring out how to minimise his tax bill, the Republican presidential candidate's advisers say. Now, to the $909 million loss reported by the New York Times - which vastly exceeds any cash losses that Trump would have suffered in the collapse of his casino-hotel-airline empire, which fell apart in the early 1990s and resulted in four bankruptcies. (more...)
United Nations chief offers to mediate between India, Pakistan
- October 03, 2016

Pakistani Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi said her country would seek U.N. intervention to ease tensions. Ban said his good offices are available, "if accepted by both sides", as he called on the Governments of Pakistan and India to address their outstanding issues, including Kashmir, "peacefully through diplomacy and dialogue". (more...)
Giants' center Weston Richburg ejected after second unsportsmanlike.. Giants' center Weston Richburg ejected after second unsportsmanlike..
- October 03, 2016

Unfortunately, that's what it's come to. They had Eli Manning throwing two interceptions to people other than Beckham, including one to end the game. Then the worm turned, and Beckham started to get separation on Norman, and some success. Beckham became the fastest player to 3,000 yards in National Football League history Sunday while Norman did his best to limit him. (more...)
Kanye halts show, citing family emergency Kanye halts show, citing family emergency
- October 03, 2016

Fans are wondering: why did Kanye West cut his concert short? Kanye West abruptly stopped his headlining set at the Meadows Music Festival on Sunday night - telling the crowd, "I'm sorry, I have a family emergency" before walking off the stage. (more...)

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