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Aide: 'Bill Clinton Inc.' raked in millions
- October 30, 2016

Clinton had aides set up a private email server in her home in Chappaqua and declined a state.gov account. Band's memo also documents the interlocking relationship between the Clinton Foundation's corporate contributors, Teneo clients and Bill Clinton's personal wealth. (more...)
Upstart Pirate Party senses victory in Iceland elections
- October 30, 2016

For example, data from Statistics Iceland show that a year ago, more than 40 percent of the total increase in wealth in the country wound up with the richest ten percent of the population. This Saturday Iceland holds its parliamentary elections and is likely to become the first nation to vote Pirates into government. The Independence Party, 19 MPs; the Progressive Party, 6 MPs; the Social Democratic Alliance, 5 MPs, the Left-Green Movement, 11 MPs; Bright Future, 4 MPs; the Pirate Party ... (more...)
Australia would deny entrance to boat arrivals under proposed law Australia would deny entrance to boat arrivals under proposed law
- October 30, 2016

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said the policy would not apply to anyone who was under the age of 18 on the date they arrived at either Manus Island, Nauru or any other country designated as a regional processing country. The announcement has reignited speculation that an arrangement with New Zealand as a third-country place of settlement is possible, which could see Australia take up the country's offer to take 150 refugees a year. (more...)
Samsung Drops Hint Of A Possible Galaxy Note 8 in Mid 2017
- October 30, 2016

South Korea's third-quarter economic growth has slipped to its lowest level in more than a year, with Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 recall having an impact. Would any of you be hesitant to buy a Galaxy Note 8 next year given what happened with the Note 7? The company has also had to step up advertising and marketing activities for its other Galaxy S product line due to the Note 7's safety issues. (more...)
Nightmare season continues for Georgia in loss to Florida Nightmare season continues for Georgia in loss to Florida
- October 30, 2016

Florida has dominated Georgia the last two seasons, including a 27-3 blowout in 2015 that effectively finished off Richt's long tenure as the Bulldogs coach. He recorded two pass breakups and helped make things hard for Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason . Although Georgia's run defense was stingy against Vanderbilt, the Gators are averaging almost 182 rushing yards per game this season. (more...)
Italy's Latest Earthquake Appears Not to Have Been Deadly - Why? Italy's Latest Earthquake Appears Not to Have Been Deadly - Why?
- October 30, 2016

At the moment many hospitals have been evacuated, in particular the hospital of Norcia . A collapsed house is seen after an natural disaster in Borgo Sant'Antonio near Visso, central Italy . "It was something awful", he told Sky News' Italian TV station Sky TG24 . Amateur video footage on television showed clouds of dust rising as parts of buildings collapsed in some towns, including a bell-tower damaged on August 24 that now fell and crushed a building in Camerino. (more...)
Ross Sea marine park becomes protected area
- October 30, 2016

The Antarctic protected area comes into force on December 1 next year. As part of the agreement, special zones will be introduced where fishing will be allowed for research purposes only. The deal, which took five years of negotiations, is the world's first marine park in worldwide waters, and could pave the way for many more. The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) approved the agreement after two weeks of negotiations between the various ... (more...)
Super PAC tied to Senate Democrats putting new focus on Florida race
- October 30, 2016

Rubio: "You're criticizing Donald Trump for having an position on Cuba that you have". "If I wanted to run for President, I wouldn't run for the Senate again because this is the toughest swing state in the country". The 4-point advantage for Rubio in the FAU poll is in line with most recent polling, which show the race has gotten closer in the last month. Murphy then points out that Rubio is supporting Trump, who knowingly violated the embargo . (more...)
Iraq forces launch operation to cut Mosul off from Syria
- October 30, 2016

There was likely still fighting underway in the villages, and he says the forces are working to remove explosives planted by the militants to slow their advance. In Baghdad, meanwhile, a suicide bomber targeting an aid station for Shiite pilgrims killed at least seven people and wounded more than 20, police and hospital officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to brief reporters. (more...)
Defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska moves on to the semifinals — WTA Finals
- October 30, 2016

Kerber has enjoyed a breakout season with Grand Slam victories at the Australian and US Opens, and her baseline hustling and resilient defence proved far too strong for an erratic Keys , who was broken six times in nine service games. "I'm playing a lot more aggressively now than in the first match". For me it's one of my dreams come true. "I think overall I was frustrated for other thing which I thought was a little bit unprofessional", she said. (more...)
President Obama Reads Mean Tweets on Kimmel; Disses Trump President Obama Reads Mean Tweets on Kimmel; Disses Trump
- October 30, 2016

But it wasn't all fun and games for the president-he also got pretty serious about the upcoming election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. His response? "Well, @RealDonaldTrump , at least I will go down as a president". Here is why President Obama paid $5.00 to Bill Murray. President Obama didn't pull any punches speaking out against Donald Trump on Jimmy Kimmel Live! When one user said "Barack Obama...bro, do you even lift!?" he swiftly replied, "I lifted the ban on ... (more...)
Michelle Obama: 'Beyond proud' at US Navy submarine ceremony Michelle Obama: 'Beyond proud' at US Navy submarine ceremony
- October 30, 2016

GROTON, Conn . (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is taking part in a commissioning ceremony for the U.S. Navy attack submarine named for her home state of IL. Obama, 52, said of Clinton, "We want a president who takes this job seriously and has the temperament and maturity to do it well". But eight years later and with the Democratic Party firmly united against Republican nominee Donald Trump, the two presented a united front. (more...)
Japan, Philippines reaffirm rule of law in South China Sea
- October 30, 2016

Abe and Mr. Duterte agreed to cooperate in promoting regional peace and stability and endorsed Japan's provision of patrol boats and military training aircraft to bolster the Philippines' maritime security. "We intend to sustain GDP [gross domestic product] growth of seven percent or better and bring down poverty rate from 26.5 percent to 17 percent in 2022", Dominguez said. (more...)
AP is told FBI was urged to stay mum on emails AP is told FBI was urged to stay mum on emails
- October 30, 2016

Trump also had battleground Arizona on his plate Saturday. He is to campaign in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Sunday and in MI on Monday, two states that have voted Democratic in recent presidential elections and appeared poised to do so again. (more...)
Democrats Could Take Back The Senate Majority, Thanks To Trump Democrats Could Take Back The Senate Majority, Thanks To Trump
- October 30, 2016

But Trump's decision effectively turns off one of the main spigots to the Republican National Committee, which collected $40 million through Trump Victory as of September 30. Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is running for re-election against Democratic Rep. Patrick Murphy. Studies show a pattern of voting in recent decades in which the outcome of Senate races has had a significant correlation to who wins the White House. (more...)
UNESCO adopts resolution affirming Muslims ties to Jerusalem
- October 30, 2016

He went on to urge the global community to take "serious action" to end Israel's decades-long occupation and to support the establishment of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. Mexico's new ambassador to UNESCO in Paris , Andrés Roemer Slomianski, was sacked over his reluctance to cast a ballot in favor of the recent UNESCO resolution denying the Jewish connection to the Temple Mount and Western Wall on Friday. (more...)
India Will Welcome Pakistan At HoA Conference
- October 30, 2016

Amid growing strain in relations, India and Pakistan yesterday declared a staffer each at their High Commissions in New Delhi and Islamabad 'persona non-grata' and sought their recall in tit-for-tat action after Indian police busted an ISI-run spy ring involving an employee of the Pakistani mission. (more...)
Independent Presidential Candidate Evan McMullin makes appeal to Idaho voters Independent Presidential Candidate Evan McMullin makes appeal to Idaho voters
- October 30, 2016

McMullin is coming off a busy week for his longshot campaign, with a swing through southeastern Idaho that drew big crowds according to local media and a new Utah poll that shows him ahead in the Beehive State, raising the possibility that a third-party candidate could win some electoral votes for the first time since George Wallace carried five Southern states in 1968. (more...)
Supreme Court to rule in Virginia transgender case
- October 30, 2016

To members of the transgender community, there's a lot at stake. A coalition of state attorneys generals, including Ohio's Mike DeWine, also asked the Supreme Court to consider the issue . Grimm came out in his sophomore year. That being said, the Supreme Court has just accepted Gavin Grimm's case for review. The 4th Circuit pointed to a letter that the Department of Education sent the Gloucester County School Board in January 2015, which said transgender students should be allowed ... (more...)
Hamilton takes Mexico pole, Rosberg snatches vital second
- October 30, 2016

Even so, Hamilton heads into the race with an evident pace advantage over Rosberg, with the championship leader still under pressure from those behind. "If I go rock climbing, I don't go for the easiest wall, I go for the hardest first". "I have a feeling it will happen more often because I'm on my eighth engine and I've experienced a lot more than the other side has had to this year". (more...)