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WikiLeaks releases Hillary Clinton's paid speeches to Goldman Sachs
- October 17, 2016

The previously published emails gave insight into the early stages of mapping out Clinton's presidential campaign strategy. Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal. Podesta on Friday fired back at Julian Assange as his WikiLeaks group released another set of hacked emails, which have been an embarrassing distraction for the Clinton campaign. (more...)
NPA head willing to review decision to prosecute Gordhan, if asked
- October 17, 2016

Azar Jammine, chief economist at Econometrix, says the rand will depreciate significantly and "all hell will break loose" if Gordhan is removed as finance minister before the court case is concluded. He angrily rejected allegations that the NPA was steered by politics. Abrahams denied any mischief in the handling of the case, and said the surveillance unit acted in a "very unusual manner" and without clearance from the national intelligence services. (more...)
Dave Brailsford exclusive on the controversies engulfing Team Sky Dave Brailsford exclusive on the controversies engulfing Team Sky
- October 17, 2016

Sportsmail reported on Saturday that Wiggins had committed a "whereabouts failure - the equivalent of a missed drugs test - less than three months before the Olympic Games in Rio". The 'missed" test was in May. 'I wasn't president of UCI at that time, so I can't take responsibility or credit for anything that happened at that time. (more...)
Eagles at Redskins Recap, Highlights, Final Score, More Eagles at Redskins Recap, Highlights, Final Score, More
- October 17, 2016

I want to go out there and produce. Garcon's production has been steady all season-he's averaging 46 yards per game, although he's been overthrown by Cousins on a handful of occasions, plays that could have represented more yardage. Vaitai, a fifth-round pick from Texas Christian, was inactive the first four games, but he impressed Pederson with his work in practice against Philadelphia's heralded defensive line . (more...)
Boy, 10, threatened by hammer-wielding 'Killer Clown' in Devon Boy, 10, threatened by hammer-wielding 'Killer Clown' in Devon
- October 17, 2016

Winnipeg Police took two young people into custody after they were caught chasing people while dressed up as creepy clowns. The "killer clowns" craze has prompted dozens of frightened kids to call Childline. The number of creepy clown incidents has even prompted an announcement last week from McDonald's that Ronald McDonald would be keeping a low profile. (more...)
OPEC Invites Russia For Meeting To Boost World Oil Prices
- October 17, 2016

Total non-OPEC production was down by the same amount on the year - despite a Russia-led surge in September - due to sharp declines in the US and China. Speaking at the at the World Energy Congress in Istanbul, Putin commented that the current situation required a freeze or cut in oil production to maintain stability in global energy markets, saying , "Russia is ready to join the joint measures to cap production and is calling for other oil exporters to do so". (more...)
Batman tackles clown scare in UK Batman tackles clown scare in UK
- October 17, 2016

The weird clown phenomenon hit Sudbury last week and now the North Bay Police Service confirmed they have received one complaint about clown activity in the city of North Bay. Batman has come to the rescue to get rid of the creepy clowns that are scaring children. RT.com reported that hundreds of incidents involving clowns, some holding knives, chainsaws and hatchets, have been forwarded to cops across the country. (more...)
Murray beats Bautista Agut to win third Shanghai Masters title Murray beats Bautista Agut to win third Shanghai Masters title
- October 17, 2016

The three-time Grand Slam champion broke after forcing an error from the racket of the Frenchman. When the match concluded, the 29-year-old walked over to Bernardes to get a few more shots in. "I knew I could not go on playing at the highest level for so many years all the time". "The start of the year Novak had was incredible and because it was three, four months ago, it's nearly like people are forgetting that he won the Aussie Open, Indian Wells, Miami, Madrid and French Open, so he's a ... (more...)
Israeli leader blasts UN resolution on Jerusalem Israeli leader blasts UN resolution on Jerusalem
- October 17, 2016

It repeatedly called Israel the "occupying power", referring to what Palestinians label Israeli occupation of the Old City. He said that UNEXCO "has lost the little legitimacy that it had left". "To declare that Israel has no connection to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall is like saying that China has no connection to the Great Wall of China or that Egypt has no connection to the Pyramids", Netanyahu said. (more...)
Snapshots: Trump's vulgarities awkward for Pence
- October 17, 2016

When Kaine asked Pence why he wasn't defending Trump, Pence replied, "I'm happy to defend him" - and then continued to not defend him on numerous points. Trump, though, declared he would not yield the GOP nomination under any circumstances. "No, I'm not quitting. I have tremendous support". Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski said Trump has "forfeited the right to be our party's nominee". (more...)
As Thais mourn king, black clothing booms
- October 17, 2016

A royal convoy has carried the body of Thailand's King Bhumibol past thousands of weeping Thais to his riverside Grand Palace in Bangkok ahead of a funeral and a traditional royal cremation that will need months to prepare. People have been asked to wear black , and to avoid "joyful events" during this period. Many events - including commercial fairs and cultural festivals- have been canceled across the country, while most entertainment places like bars and nightclubs have temporarily ... (more...)
Oil prices fall on latest rise in US drilling Oil prices fall on latest rise in US drilling
- October 17, 2016

While OPEC has pledged to reduce production, key members Iraq and Venezuela are disputing estimates of how much they're pumping. It became clear that there was an intention within OPEC to limit output within a 32.5 to 33 mill barrels per day range, down some 0.5 to 1 mill barrels per day from almost 33.5 mill barrels per day produced by the members in August. (more...)
Prater's kick, Bush's pick give Lions 31-28 win over Rams
- October 17, 2016

Well done all around. "We've gotten comfortable being uncomfortable", Detroit coach Caldwell said. Marvin Jones , Anquan Boldin and Andre Roberts also caught TDs for the Lions . There's only one way to combat this, and that's parsing each game, one at a time. The Rams head to Detroit to take on the Lions in a matchup between two injury riddled teams. (more...)
NTSB recovers NJ Transit event recorder in fatal train crash NTSB recovers NJ Transit event recorder in fatal train crash
- October 17, 2016

Meanwhile, on Tuesday afternoon, an official spoke to the Associated Press on the condition of anonymity and told them, according to an article, that investigators estimate the train was "traveling two to three times the 10 miles per hour speed limit when it slammed into a New Jersey rail terminal last week" and that "the estimate is based on the extent of damage, not on data from the train's instruments". (more...)
UK's May says lawmakers can debate Brexit process, no Article 50 vote
- October 17, 2016

The post May rejects call for vote as parliament debates scrutiny of Brexit appeared first on Vanguard News. Prime Minister May has condemned their challenge as an attempt to "subvert" the result of the June referendum when 52 percent of Britons voted to leave the EU. (more...)
David Ortiz's 20-Year MLB Career Ends with a Standing Ovation
- October 17, 2016

Memorabilia and recognition for Ortiz was found all over the ballpark to honor the 14 seasons that Ortiz spent in Boston. The first one came about a half-hour before the game when Ortiz took the field to stretch. Tomlin gave up Andrew Benintendi's Green Monster-scraping RBI double in the fifth, which gave some life to the Fenway crowd. Jackie Bradley, Jr ., 1 for 10, 7 Ks. (more...)
Delay in Aid Distribution Causes Discontent in Haiti Delay in Aid Distribution Causes Discontent in Haiti
- October 17, 2016

The United Nations has called for $120 million in aid, noting that about 750,000 people in southwest Haiti alone will need "life-saving assistance and protection" in the next three months. The Minister of Health, Benedict Daphnee Delsoin, said that his staff were working to regain control of the situation and to prevent the resurgence of the cholera epidemic. (more...)
Did Wells Fargo's Fake Account Scandal Hurt the Bank's Bottom Line?
- October 17, 2016

Kasich is the first Republican state leader to formally suspend business relations with Wells Fargo , following allegations that the bank's employees fraudulently opened almost two million customer accounts in order to improve sales, reports the Associated Press. (more...)
UNESCO Director-General: UNESCO Director-General: "Western Wall is the holiest place in Judaism"
- October 17, 2016

Palestinian critics argue that Israel uses the Jewish connection to Jerusalem as a cover for its political policies that have displaced Palestinians from their homes. "Our goal was to bring back France and our friends in Europe to not support the Palestinian resolution ". Out of the 57 nations present for Thursday's vote , only six voted against the resolution . (more...)
May vows 'maximum possible access' to European Union market after Brexit
- October 17, 2016

British prime minister Theresa May continued to talk tough on Brexit in a parliament debate on Wednesday (12 October), but left room for MPs to prevent a future trade war with the EU. May says the June 23 referendum on European Union membership gave her a mandate to take Britain out of the 28-nation bloc and that discussing the details of her strategy with Parliament would weaken the government's negotiating position. (more...)

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