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Trump dismisses Pence's hawk talk on Russian-backed Syria
- October 11, 2016

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is saying a moderator in Sunday's debate "mischaracterized" his position on the USA role in Syria's war, but the record shows otherwise. "And I said at the time if we need to use military power to secure those safe zones, to prevent further aggression by Russian Federation or the Assad regime, we should be prepared to do it". (more...)
Pence sticking with Trump Pence sticking with Trump
- October 11, 2016

He told his party on Monday that he now is focusing on ensuring Hillary Clinton doesn't get a blank check as president with a Democratic-controlled Congress, suggesting that he doesn't believe Trump can win the election. "You better back Trump! " they yelled. When Heck announced his decision Saturday at a campaign rally, he was booed by some Trump loyalists. He apologised in a videotaped statement, saying: "I've said and done things I regret, and the words released today on this ... (more...)
Falcons Give Broncos First Loss in Dominating Win Falcons Give Broncos First Loss in Dominating Win
- October 11, 2016

Atlanta never trailed, and with the Broncos down 13-3 by halftime, they had to turn away from the run game, which had struggled in the first half. Shortly after his Broncos lost at home to the Falcons on Sunday, Gary Kubiak was taken to a local hospital. (more...)
UN official faults rights body after deadly Yemen airstrike UN official faults rights body after deadly Yemen airstrike
- October 11, 2016

He said the "horrendous and heinous attack" is "out of thousands" in the past 18 months that have killed or permanently injured thousands of civilians. According to the report, coalition airstrikes were responsible for 60 percent of civilian deaths over a yearlong span starting in July previous year. (more...)
Missile fired from Yemen apparently targets Saudi air base
- October 11, 2016

The missiles were launched within 60 minutes of each other, Davis said. Follow CNBC International on Twitter and Facebook . "We assess the missiles were launched from Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen". "We will protect our people". Tribesmen loyal to Houthi rebels, hold their weapons as they chant slogans during a gathering aimed at mobilizing more fighters into battlefronts in several Yemeni cities, in Sanaa , Yemen, Sunday, Oct. (more...)
Council of Europe, EU Reaffirm Absolute Opposition to Death Penalty Council of Europe, EU Reaffirm Absolute Opposition to Death Penalty
- October 11, 2016

Some States even sought to criminalize the legitimate exercise of fundamental freedoms by including vague definitions in counter-terrorism legislation. In nearly all regions in the world, Governments invoke the death penalty in anti-terrorism campaigns - with 15 nations having carried out executions over the last 10 years. (more...)
South Korea to Place US Missile Defense System THAAD on Golf Course
- October 10, 2016

The commentary continued: "Like any other country, China can neither be vague nor indifferent on security matters that affects its core interest". China firmly opposes this move and will take the necessary measures to safeguard its national security interests and the regional strategic balance. (more...)
Rival Syria Resolutions by West and Russia Defeated at UN
- October 10, 2016

British ambassador to the UN Matthew Rycroft called the Russian initiative a "sham" aimed at distracting from Moscow's veto of the Western-backed resolution. The document was submitted by Paris a week ago and is countered by a Russian draft resolution still to be voted on. "The current times are different and more unsafe", said the German foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in an interview published on Saturday. (more...)
Raiders look to take road success back home to Coliseum Raiders look to take road success back home to Coliseum
- October 10, 2016

Falcons 23, Broncos 16: DENVER - Using a steady dose of I-formation runs and short passes, Atlanta handed Denver its first loss since December 20 and left Minnesota as the NFL's last unbeaten team. The Chargers lined up for a tying field goal with a little over two minutes left Sunday, but rookie punter Drew Kaser dropped the snap and they never got to try the kick, which would have been a 36-yarder. (more...)
Batman, balloons and Ninja Turtles at SC 6-year-old's wake
- October 10, 2016

While many could not attend the funeral, they still paid their respects on Wednesday by wearing and sharing superhero outfits in Jacob's honor. Renae Hall herself dressed as Robin. She got exactly what she wanted for the youngster, whose funeral proclaimed him "God's Super Hero". The teen shot his 47-year-old father before driving a pickup truck three miles to the school. (more...)
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore Suspended For Remainder Of Term
- October 10, 2016

Roy Moore, the chief justice of Alabama's Supreme Court, was suspended on Friday for the rest of his term by the Court of the Judiciary, which ruled that he violated judicial ethics. The court's judges make clear in the ruling that their decision on Moore's case has nothing to do with their opinions about the Obergefell ruling, which they note "some members of this court did not personally agree with or think was well reasoned". (more...)
Polls, analysts split over victor of presidential debate Polls, analysts split over victor of presidential debate
- October 10, 2016

The debate, which featured questions from audience members, was the most tweeted-about debate ever, with more than 17 million tweets, said Twitter spokesman Nick Pacilio. The controversy has pitched Trump into the biggest crisis of his 16-month-old campaign and deepened fissures between him and establishment Republicans. (more...)
Theresa May plays down sterling volatility as pound plunges against the dollar
- October 10, 2016

Government should be a "force for good" to help working people, she argued. The all-time low from March 1985 is $1.05 to the pound. "It feels like your dreams have been sacrificed in the service of others", she said. She urged people whichever way they had voted in the June 23 referendum to leave the 28-nation trading bloc "to come with me as we rise to meet this moment, come with me and together lets seize the day". (more...)
Video captures moment Sacramento police chose to run over Joseph Mann
- October 10, 2016

A phone message left by InsideEdition.com Monday with the Sacramento police was not immediately returned. Mann, who was reported to be carrying a gun and a knife, is seen running across the street and performing kung-fu style moves before he is shot. (more...)
Creepy clown sightings spread to Australia and New Zealand Creepy clown sightings spread to Australia and New Zealand
- October 10, 2016

The recent craze led best-selling USA horror author Stephen King, whose 1986 novel "It" tells the story of a supernatural being that appears as a clown , to appeal for anti-clown sentiment to be tempered. Regarding Social Media in general, PLEASE talk to your children about how to positively engage with others on social media. Police only consider those posts credible threats when violence is in the mix. (more...)
Email Leak Appears to Reveal Clinton's Wall Street Speeches
- October 10, 2016

The emails released Friday included exchanges between Podesta and other Clinton insiders, including campaign manager Robby Mook. You asked me about her position on trade. "How do you get to the golden key?" In lucrative paid speeches that Hillary Clinton delivered to elite financial firms but refused to disclose to the public, she displayed an easy comfort with titans of business, embraced unfettered global trade and praised a budget-balancing plan that would have required cuts to Social ... (more...)
Israel Mourns Shimon Peres; Nobel Prize Awardee Dies At 93 Israel Mourns Shimon Peres; Nobel Prize Awardee Dies At 93
- October 10, 2016

The former Israeli president passed away Wednesday at the age of 93 after battling poor health in the previous year following a stroke. Obama was among world leaders such as Britain´s Prince Charles and French President Francois Hollande planning to attend Peres´s funeral at Occupied al-Qud´s Mount Herzl on Friday. (more...)
I pledge to be a better man
- October 10, 2016

Trump, has since apologized both in a written statement and via video. Some Republicans, however, have turned their nose up at his stink and have handedly revoked their support of the nominee. But Trump isn't just unfit to be president. Citing his desire to shape his three sons' attitudes toward women, U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Okeechobee, retracted his support for Trump on Saturday, saying he won't vote for Trump or Hillary Clinton. (more...)
Activity spotted around N. Korea's nuclear test site, think tank says
- October 10, 2016

There is also activity at the South Portal and several carts of vehicles at the West Portal. The South Korean official said "chances are high that the North will conduct its sixth nuclear detonation or test-fire a ballistic missile ahead of the anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party and the Security Consultative Meeting (SCM) scheduled in the U.S. (more...)
Presidential Debate; Trump, Clinton Insulting Each Other Presidential Debate; Trump, Clinton Insulting Each Other
- October 10, 2016

Trump said he was embarrassed by the video but dismissed it as " locker room talk ". She added that it was not just women that Trump had disparaged, but also immigrants, blacks, Latinos, the disabled, POWs, Muslims "and so many others". "Within hours I said I was sorry about the way I talked about that, because my problem is not with his supporters, it's with him", Clinton said. Of course he had already decided that she should be in jail, so who needs a prosecutor? Taking a breath ... (more...)