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No sign of Clintons 'cashing in' on Haitian relief efforts No sign of Clintons 'cashing in' on Haitian relief efforts
- October 16, 2016

A State Department aide to Hillary Clinton gave separate attention to "Friends of Bill" when coordinating with the Clinton Foundation to help Haiti after a devastating 2010 quake, according to a report . Band then wrote to Desai to "pls get on this". Desai then turns to Klevorick to help "a friend of President Clinton", and the request is pushed up the chain of command to USAID officials organizing the relief effort. (more...)
Nigeria confirms release of 21 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram Nigeria confirms release of 21 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram
- October 16, 2016

Global diplomats had previously expressed grave concerns about Nigerian authorities' ability to find the missing girls, newly released documents have shown. The mother of the schoolgirl Amina Ali who escaped in May of this year told the BBC some of Amina's classmates were killed in military bombardments. (more...)
Brady downplays homecoming as Patriots host Bengals
- October 16, 2016

The entire organization touted the talent they'll face in Week 6 against the Cincinnati Bengals, who are now 2-3 on the season. Its like every single part, everyone cares about.”. This is a week we really have to rely on our technique. The Cowboys scored touchdowns on their first three drives and went after Dalton in the second half, knowing he'd have to throw after Cincinnati fell behind 28-0. (more...)
Trump Campaign Produces Not Very Credible Trump Campaign Produces Not Very Credible "Witness" to Rebut Assault Claim
- October 16, 2016

Following the publication of the Times piece, Leeds also spoke with CNN's Anderson Cooper , explaining that she chose to share her allegations when Trump first announced his candidacy past year. That comment in particular frustrated Gilberthorpe, who asserted, "That I sat there - eyes bulging - and not intervening is nonsense". "I wanted to punch the screen", she said in an interview in her apartment. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick Will Start For San Francisco This Week Colin Kaepernick Will Start For San Francisco This Week
- October 16, 2016

Reed did not practice Wednesday and Gruden said his tight end is going through the NFL's concussion protocol. From now through October 16, choose from fantastic subscription offers.... Kelly has stuck with his system through and through during his time as an National Football League head coach, and that's not something that's going to change with Kaepernick under center. (more...)
Yemen conflict: Missiles fired at United States warship in Red Sea Yemen conflict: Missiles fired at United States warship in Red Sea
- October 16, 2016

Pentagon spokesperson Captain Jeff Davis said the attack began around 7pm local time. Iran-backed Houthi rebels fired two missiles at a U.S. Navy vessel off Yemen's southern coast on October 9. On Saturday, an airstrike hit the funeral ceremony in Sanaa . Ban noted Zeid's call and said his strong message to the Human Rights Council, especially after Saturday's attacks, is "to fulfill its duty and act". (more...)
Austria Won't Block European Trade Deal With Canada, Kern Says
- October 16, 2016

Mr. Trudeau said Thursday after a meeting in Ottawa with his French counterpart, Manuel Valls. Canada's parliament would also have to agree to the accord. In its ruling, Germany's highest court said Berlin must ensure that only parts of CETA within the competence of the European Union, such as the removal of tariffs, should be allowed to apply provisionally - meaning before it is ratified by EU member states. (more...)
Trump blasts media for 'false' groping allegations Trump blasts media for 'false' groping allegations
- October 16, 2016

The New York Times published the story of two women who said that Trump "touched them inappropriately". Responding to the roars, Mr. Trumps said, "She should be locked up, she should". They were not on stage with him on Thursday in West Palm Beach, the first of three public appearances scheduled for the day. Trump has recently been accused of walking in on Miss Teen USA pageant contestants while they were changing and kissing an '80s Miss USA contestant directly on the lips upon ... (more...)
Tornado warnings in Northwest, messy commute
- October 16, 2016

Emergency crews reported trees and power lines down throughout the region. County Park and that trees were blocking the way out. The Coast Guard deployed a 29-foot rescue boat to take them to safety, Flockerzi said . Mayor Ed Murray said Seattle's homeless shelters were expanding their capacity in anticipation of the storm. Two men can be heard discussing the sight, and at one point one describes it as a "freaking twister". (more...)
BRICS: India strengthens ties with Russian Federation
- October 16, 2016

Modi hailed Putin as an "old friend" after their meeting in the Indian state of Goa , where leaders of the other BRICS emerging nations were also gathering for a summit. "We hope the Goa summit can send out a positive signal of confidence, solidarity and cooperation, help deepen our practical cooperation and promote the cooperation level, enhance communication and coordination on major global issues to safeguard our shared interests, and strengthen dialogue and cooperation with other ... (more...)
New shadow ministerial post for Wearside MP Sharon Hodgson New shadow ministerial post for Wearside MP Sharon Hodgson
- October 16, 2016

Ms Winterton was cheered at the start of a meeting of the Parliamentary Labour Party on Monday evening, with Mr Corbyn urging MPs to "move forward". When Corbyn praised Winterton for her work in the role over the past six years, he was heckled by MPs who questioned why he had fired Winterton if he really thought so much of her. (more...)
Russian Federation seeks to lower expectations before new Syria talks
- October 16, 2016

A mistaken attack by coalition airpower that killed dozens of Syrian troops, as well as fresh airstrikes in Aleppo and Idlib, have. Russian and Syrian air strikes have hit the Syrian city of Aleppo, just days before world powers are to meet for talks aimed at reestablishing a cease-fire in the war-torn country. (more...)
Nigerian President Buhari Said His Wife Belongs To Kitchen Nigerian President Buhari Said His Wife Belongs To Kitchen
- October 16, 2016

Bukari's wife Aisha, told BBC in an interview that she may not back him at the next election if he failed to shack up his government . Garba Shehu , the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to president Muhammadu Buhari , has said Nigeria's Number 1 man was joking with the statement on his wife's role in the "kitchen, living room, and the other room". (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association council to discuss whether to ban teams from settlements
- October 16, 2016

Other ambitions include increasing worldwide participation in football from 45% to 60%, as well as doubling the number of female players to 60 million. However, this month the 46-year-old Italian proposed upping that to 48 countries, with 32 taking part in a preliminary knockout round in the host country and the winners joining 16 seeded teams in the group stages. (more...)
Iraq calls for UN emergency meeting on Turkey's military deployment
- October 16, 2016

But pro-government forces are planning to launch a major offensive to recapture it within weeks. " Baghdad officials have visited this camp and have even provided financial support to it in the past", he said. Ankara also worries that Baghdad's Shi'ite Muslim-led forces will destabilize Mosul's largely Sunni population and worsen ethnic strife across the region, where there are also populations of Turkmens, ethnic kin of the Turks. (more...)
UCLA Student Alison Lee Takes LPGA Tour Lead in South Korea
- October 16, 2016

It was a celebratory 18-holes for Pak who withdrew from the event at the end of the day, after a tearful retirement ceremony in front of a large crowd of adoring fans. Women's Open in July at CordeValle in California, beating Anna Nordqvist in a playoff. The world number 44 is now just one low round away from her first win on the LPGA Tour since turning professional in 2014. (more...)
Russia slams 'unprecedented' US threats over cyber attacks
- October 16, 2016

According to a new report from NBC News , the Central Intelligence Agency is actively selecting targets for a potentially imminent order from the White House to launch a " clandestine " cyber attack against the Russian government, with a particularly eye toward embarrassing Russian leaders. (more...)
United Kingdom readies for arrival of migrant children from Calais 'Jungle' camp
- October 16, 2016

Six children gathered in the Calais local administration headquarters Thursday morning before boarding a Eurostar train, accompanied by volunteers and French officials. UNHCR commends the French authorities on nearly doubling in recent years accommodation space in reception facilities for asylum seekers in France, while urging the government to further increase the number of places. (more...)
Greenhouse gases deal will make little difference to west
- October 16, 2016

It is estimated that the agreement will cut the global levels of HFCs by 80 to 85 percent by 2047, the World Resources Institute said in a statement. But their danger has grown as air conditioner and refrigerator sales have soared in emerging economies such as China and India. (more...)
Federal report finds San Francisco Police Department disproportionately targets minorities
- October 16, 2016

Halloran noted that the report recommends the use of Tasers, a practice supported by the union but opposed by many community advocates. The department also appeared to be lacking in several administrative duties, such not addressing incidents of bias misconduct, not adequately investigating use-of-force incidents, and not maintaining complete officer-involved shooting files. (more...)