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Billy Bush suspended from TODAY show
- October 10, 2016

Donald Trump has come under fire for sexism once again after unedited audio and video footage - in which the Republican nominee makes several derogatory, vulgar statements about women - surfaced online earlier today (October 7). "Sheesh, your girl's hot as s-t". "Whether this conversation took place 10 years ago, or 10 minutes ago, the kind of person who would engage another with this kind of language has NO place on television", the petition reads. (more...)
Shiv Sena threatens Salman Khan over backing Pakistani actors
- October 10, 2016

For the past few days, the situation between India and Pakistan has turned critical with continued debates over Pakistani artists being banned from India. Subsequently, Indian Motion Pictures' Artists Association (IMPAA) came out with a resolution to ban all Pakistani artists and technicians till the relations between the two neighbours normalises. (more...)
Clinton and Trump face off in 2nd presidential debate
- October 10, 2016

The candidates questioned one another's sanity and engaged in virtually no policy debate of substance whatsoever. During the debate, Mr Trump bickered with the moderators over the questions they asked, turned his back to the camera, and essentially ignored a Muslim woman imploring him for an answer about her safety, U.S. (more...)
Sorry, Donald and Rudy, most men don't talk like that Sorry, Donald and Rudy, most men don't talk like that
- October 10, 2016

I say that as someone who played ice hockey on my high school and college team and have heard guys in locker rooms say lots of things about women - some very bad. "Indifferent" to someone bragging about sexual assault? "I've never said I'm a flawless person, nor pretended to be someone I'm not". Even given Trump's history, his comments in this video are mind-blowing. (more...)
Kim Kardashian thought she'd be raped during Paris robbery Kim Kardashian thought she'd be raped during Paris robbery
- October 10, 2016

We have tips and leads and we will find you - that I promise you. "It was really the celebrity who was targeted, with possessions that had been seen and noticed via social media, and it was these goods that the attackers targeted", Primevert told CNN. (more...)
Trump, Clinton Don't Shake Hands at Debate
- October 10, 2016

Trump's Facebook Live broadcast came after two days of sharp criticism of the Republican nominee by many in his own party after The Washington Post discovered 11-year-old lewd and sexually aggressive comments captured behind the scenes of a TV interview. (more...)
Tim Kaine Dodges Question on Hillary Clinton's 'Open Borders' Remark
- October 10, 2016

At the time, Clinton said she'll release the transcripts of her speeches when all other 2016 candidates do the same. "So even if it may not be 100 percent true, if the perception is that somehow the game is rigged, that should be a problem for all of us", she said. (more...)
Key government witness to resume testimony in bridge trial
- October 10, 2016

Mr. Wildstein, who has admitted being the culprit behind the lane closings in 2013, testified as prosecutors showed a series of photographs of him, Mr. Assistant U.S. Attorney Lee Cortes asked whether Baroni and Wildstein were bragging, and Wildstein said that they were. "Mr. Baroni was a little surprised that it was coming this late" in the election season, Wildstein said, but he alleged that they nonetheless pushed forward with planning. (more...)
Kaine: Expect voters to ask Trump about vulgar remarks Kaine: Expect voters to ask Trump about vulgar remarks
- October 10, 2016

Of course, some of the early 2020 buzz is based on Pence's debate performance but part of that comes from the IN governor shrugging off Kaine's jabs at Trump instead of rushing IN to defend his running mate. In a videotaped midnight apology, Donald Trump is declaring "I was wrong and I apologize" after being caught on tape making vulgar and sexually charged comments. (more...)
Trump and Clinton both claim debate victory using wildly different methods
- October 10, 2016

That reminds us of the situation before the Brexit vote in June, when all experts, academics and so-called smart money said Britain would choose to stay in the European Union. The Global Times, a newspaper affiliated to the People's Daily that tends to provide a platform for more nationalistic views, said that Clinton and Trump have raised more suspicion among the public than any other candidates in history. (more...)
2 children pulled from San Francisco Bay recovering
- October 10, 2016

A good Samaritan performed CPR on him until a police officer took over. October 8, 2016: Rescue boats approach passengers on a boat the capsized in San Francisco Bay Saturday. He was taking off his shoes and getting ready to jump in when the first rescue teams arrived. With a full day of Fleet Week activities underway on Saturday, including the Blue Angels soaring overhead, there were scores of pleasure boats, as well as Coast Guard, fire and police department vessels on the bay at ... (more...)
Billy Bush set to be on "Today" Monday - and to apologize again
- October 10, 2016

A host of the program at the time, Bush and the 70-year-old businessman can be heard on their microphones making comments about the Days of Our Lives actress Arianne Zucker, who was arriving to show them around set. In a debate flooded with tension, Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton of attacking women involved in her husband's marital affairs and declared she would "be in jail" if he were president. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew bears down on South Carolina Hurricane Matthew bears down on South Carolina
- October 10, 2016

It has since weakened to a Category 1. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory warned people not to let their guard down just because Matthew was losing steam. In Savannah, Georgia, a historic town of moss-draped squares and antebellum mansions, floodwaters several feet deep submerged a long stretch of President Street, which links downtown to the highway to Georgia's Tybee Island. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew forces postponement of Florida-LSU game
- October 10, 2016

Florida's athletic director Jeremy Foley indicated that the decision was not reached lightly. "But I'll be honest with you.if you're on the (east) coast of Florida right now, your life is really not flawless", Foley said at a Thursday afternoon news conference. (more...)
Service restored to 1 of 2 tracks where train derailed Service restored to 1 of 2 tracks where train derailed
- October 10, 2016

The accident occurred at approximately 9:10 p.m. (0110 GMT Sunday) about one half mile (about 800 meters) east of the New Hyde Park Station of the LIRR. 8, 2016. The Federal Railroad Administration says it will investigate what caused the crash. "We were trying to calm them down", he added. Cuomo was effusive in his praise for first responders considering they were working under darkness and were at a disadvantage because the track was sitting on a steep hill. (more...)
Donald Trump campaign manager left speechless when asked about Trump's tax returns Donald Trump campaign manager left speechless when asked about Trump's tax returns
- October 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton appealed to voting mothers Tuesday at a Family Town Hall, outlining ways she hopes to curb gun violence as president and provide paid family leave and sick days for struggling working moms. When the host attempted to clarify that Trump had indeed paid federal income taxes, Conway answered yes. Found mistakes in this report? "And in the case of Donald Trump , you reinvest, you create jobs". (more...)
Kanye West resumes tour in Chicago Kanye West resumes tour in Chicago
- October 10, 2016

His behavior apparently raised a red flag for Kardashian, who reportedly became suspicious of his calm demeanor during the distressing incident. Kim was held alongside the unnamed 40-year-old man for some time, and in her statement to Paris police, she said that at one point, she asked him "are we gonna die?", to which he responded "I don't know". (more...)
Bills vs. Rams: Prediction, Spread, Preview, Channel, Game Time Bills vs. Rams: Prediction, Spread, Preview, Channel, Game Time
- October 10, 2016

The Bills are now facing the Los Angeles Rams in Southern California. The Los Angeles Rams' defense got its third consecutive save of the early 2016 National Football League season but more impressively may be the impact the team's 3-1 start is having on their new generation of Southern California fans. (more...)
Highlights from 2nd Clinton, Trump presidential debate
- October 10, 2016

Clinton didn't take the bait. Trump went on to repeat debunked claims that Clinton started rumours that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States. The Trump campaign has said that he paid hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes, including payroll and VAT, but the candidate has not addressed the issue of federal income taxes. (more...)
Clemson grad, former Miss SC at heart of Trump's vulgar comments
- October 10, 2016

Maybe the creepiest part, though, is Trump and Bush's behavior when they get off the bus. "Your girl's hot as s-t, in the purple", Bush says about Zucker. Obviously I'm embarrassed and ashamed. It's no excuse, but this happened eleven years ago- I was younger, less mature, and acted foolishly in playing along. (more...)

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