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Top Republican Paul Ryan says he will no longer defend Trump Top Republican Paul Ryan says he will no longer defend Trump
- October 16, 2016

Anyone who knows me knows these words don't reflect who I am. The businessman further called Ryan a "very weak and ineffective leader", contending that House Republicans "went wild at his disloyalty". The release of the video has plunged Trump and the Republican Party into a deep crisis that has jeopardized his chances of winning the White House, when he was already lagging Clinton in national opinion polls, and possibly put Republican control of the U.S. (more...)
Donald Trump Drug Test Hillary Before Next Debate ... She Was 'Pumped Up'
- October 16, 2016

We're going to stop it. The Clintons' cultivation of this vast and loyal donor network helped Hillary Clinton mount a formidable presidential campaign but also has served to undercut her image as a champion of the middle class unbeholden to moneyed interests. (more...)
LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Cubs open NLCS; Indians go for 2-0 lead
- October 16, 2016

Shortstop Corey Seager, the certain NL Rookie of the Year, was 3-for-23, although two of his hits were homers. Chicago's Game 1 starter, Jon Lester , hurled eight shutout innings in his lone start against the Giants in the NLDS, retiring his final 13 batters he faced. (more...)
Teenage Daughter of Jerusalem Shooter Arrested after Congratulating him on Viral Video Teenage Daughter of Jerusalem Shooter Arrested after Congratulating him on Viral Video
- October 16, 2016

Three victims were moderately injured and hospitalized, including a 68-year-old man. The shooting rampage comes at a time of increased Jewish visitors to the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem for the holidays of Rosh Hashanah, which was last week, and Yom Kippur, which begins Tuesday evening. (more...)
Russia puts alternative draft resolution on Syria up for vote at UNSC
- October 16, 2016

AP's earlier story is below. Egypt says it regrets the UN Security Council's failure to take action to save Syria's Aleppo after two resolutions to end fighting in the Syrian city failed to pass on Saturday. "A veto that is a cynical abuse of the privileges and responsibilities of permanent membership, and I simply can not thank you for that", the London envoy said. (more...)
A decade of crop loss from Hurricane Matthew in Haiti
- October 16, 2016

Two U.S. military helicopte. Roughly 100 frustrated residents began hurling rocks when trucks ferrying food aid arrived. Haitian police officers and United Nations peacekeepers scattered the group with tear gas and calm was restored before Ban got there. (more...)
Pittsburgh's Quadree Henderson Returns Kickoff for 93-Yard TD vs. Virginia Pittsburgh's Quadree Henderson Returns Kickoff for 93-Yard TD vs. Virginia
- October 16, 2016

Nor did freshmen defensive backs Damar Hamlin and Therran Coleman who both participated in warm-ups. Game time is 3 p.m. Nonetheless, Mendenhall said he moved several starting position players to the unit during the second half. After a Virginia touchdown, Pittsburgh's Quadree Henderson completely burns the Cavaliers' coverage team on a 93-yard kickoff . James Conner led the way on the ground for Pitt with two touchdowns and 90 yards rushing. (more...)
Backpage CEO Arrested for Pimping Backpage CEO Arrested for Pimping
- October 16, 2016

They have also successfully challenged efforts by the states of Washington, New Jersey, and Tennessee to enact laws that would limit legal impunity for businesses allegedly involved in child prostitution. The investigation found that Backpage has expanded operations since 2010, creating sites in "hundreds of cities throughout the world". The ads typically feature almost nude photos and offer a menu of sex explained in coded language, prosecutors allege. (more...)
Gorilla recaptured after escape at London zoo
- October 16, 2016

There have been no reports of injuries to the public, although some visitors expressed fear and concern as parts of the central London zoo was put on lock down and heavily armed police were summoned to help zoo workers hunt down the animal. (more...)
Is N Korea preparing for another nuclear test?
- October 16, 2016

According to USA -based North Korea monitoring group 38 North , satellite images taken on October first show activity at the launch pad and rocket engine test area, with vehicles moving near the fuel and and oxidizer buildings. Some 170 Taurus missiles are already scheduled to be deployed with the Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF). Reuters notes that, while South Korea's Unification Ministry sees no indications of an imminent test, the Yonhap news agency "cited an unidentified ... (more...)
Corbyn challenges May over European Union exit
- October 16, 2016

May has said she will trigger Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty - which begins an initial two-year period during which Britain must negotiate the terms of its exit - by the end of March next year without giving lawmakers a vote. May's offer to consult with lawmakers "doesn't take a hard Brexit off the table, but it does mean other voices will be heard, and therefore perhaps a more gentle approach", said Richard Franulovich, senior currency strategist at Westpac Banking Corporation in NY. (more...)
Pope Francis takes first trip to Georgia, but not everyone is happy
- October 16, 2016

Vatican officials and people involved in Catholic-Orthodox relations had hoped that Georgian Orthodox Ilia II would send an official delegation to the Mass despite rules preventing the church's clergy from attending a non-Orthodox liturgy. Saint John Paul II had said that Christianity was the "seed of successive flowerings of Georgian culture", to which Pope Francis added that "this seed continues to bear fruit". (more...)
Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's Twitter account hacked, tweets 'Vote Trump' Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's Twitter account hacked, tweets 'Vote Trump'
- October 16, 2016

Putin said at an investor forum in Moscow. "The FBI is now investigating this crime; the unanswered questions are why (Republican presidential candidate) Donald Trump strangely won't condemn it and whether any of his associates are involved". (more...)
Michael Goodwin: Trump vs. Clinton-- this isn't politics, it's war
- October 16, 2016

However, a new poll from Rasmussen - whose results are generally more favourable to Mr Trump - showed Mrs Clinton up by seven percentage points even before the tapes were released. Despite his issues with the media, Trump still expressed confidence that he would win the presidency. Slamming the media for allegedly protecting Democratic presidential nominee, the real estate tycoon from NY threated the Clintons that he would speak about their alleged sexual assault cases if they release ... (more...)
Williams powers No. 21 Utah past Beavers 19-14 Williams powers No. 21 Utah past Beavers 19-14
- October 16, 2016

After Kyle Whittingham had said that he'd never quite seen anything like the injuries sustained by the Utes in his weekly press conference Monday, the problems continued. The drive seemed to be on the brink of bogging down, but Bolden hit the corner for 10 yards on a fourth-and-1 play for a first down at the Utah 18. (more...)
Milwaukee men accused of trying to join Islamic State group Milwaukee men accused of trying to join Islamic State group
- October 16, 2016

It is alleged in the complaint that the two were traveling from Wisconsin to Mexico where they meant to acquire aid and documents necessary to travel to Syria and/or Iraq. In an affidavit, the agent claimed that Ludke had expressed his support for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, head of IS, and had pledged allegiance to him in a video he sent to the agent. (more...)
United States small plane crash declared intentional
- October 16, 2016

The instructor, who is said to be Arian Prevalla, has been having treatment at the Bridgeport Hospital burns unit. Poole said Prevalla's business model focused on worldwide students obtaining visas and providing training for commercial airline pilots. (more...)
Old Friend Russia is Part of India's Anti-Terror War: PM Modi