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Park's dismissal of secretaries a first step in addressing scandal
- November 01, 2016

Aside from the pair's close family ties going back decades to the president's late father and former South Korean leader Park Chung-hee, Choi is suspected of abusing her connections for financial gain and ensuring preferential treatment for her daughter at a top Seoul university. (more...)
UNESCO Expected To Adopt Controversial Jerusalem Resolution
- October 31, 2016

The UN cultural agency on Tuesday, October 18, adopted a controversial Arab-sponsored resolution on east Jerusalem which Israel has said ignores Jewish ties to a key holy site. The text "deeply decries" continuous Israeli "aggressions" and the "forceful entering" of mosques in the region of the al-Aqsa mosque, one of Islam's most holy sites. (more...)
Iraqi forces push toward Mosul, Shiite militias join battle
- October 31, 2016

Meanwhile, the Iraqi air force said it had landed a C-130 transport aircraft at Qayara air base, on the southern approach to Mosul , opening a key resupply route. Almost two weeks into the Mosul campaign launched by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, the advance along the Tigris river valley south of Mosul has been slower than on the eastern front, where Kurdish peshmerga fighters and an elite army unit have reached within a few km (miles) of Mosul . (more...)
Jones won't use no-calls to make a statement Jones won't use no-calls to make a statement
- October 31, 2016

The Falcons started October with back-to-back wins over last year's Super Bowl teams, Carolina and Denver. A promising start to the season, only to get sidetracked by a deflating loss. The Packers also don't really have a run game anymore with the injuries to the running back position, so look for Rodgers to lead the offense with the pass game. (more...)
Aleppo a 'slaughterhouse', says UN Human Rights chief; warns of war crimes
- October 31, 2016

The United Nations had hoped that the ceasefires would allow medical evacuations and aid deliveries, but said a lack of security guarantees and facilitation were preventing aid workers taking advantage of the pause in bombing. "For sure, the situation will get worse after this pause". Damascus meanwhile warned Turkey after a series of deadly strikes against Syrian Kurdish fighters in the north of the country. (more...)
Hillary Clinton on attack over FBI's email inquiry claims
- October 31, 2016

But Comey chose to disregard that warning and went ahead and sent the letter to Congress . Comey's decision to send the letter angered his superiors at the Justice Department , but officials acknowledge there is little they can do given the fallout of the Attorney General's meeting with Bill Clinton on the Arizona tarmac this past summer. (more...)
S Korea activists drop leaflet North after missile tests S Korea activists drop leaflet North after missile tests
- October 31, 2016

The failed missile launch is the eighth attempt in seven months by the North to launch a weapon with a design range of 3,000km that can be fired from road mobile launchers, said the two militaries. Sources in Seoul told EIR that the country was rife with rumors, based on the current intense round of discussions about a U.S. military build-up in the region, that Obama wants to "decapitate" North Korea before the end of his term. (more...)
Broncos' Wade Phillips taken off after being hit by Chargers RB
- October 31, 2016

Phillips has coached in the National Football League since 1976 and returned to the Broncos as defensive coordinator in 2015, his second stint with the team. He pointed his index finger in the air as he was being taken to the locker room. On Twitter , fans reacted suggesting he was saying Broncos are number one. (more...)
Seahawks DE Michael Bennett, S Kam Chancellor out against Saints
- October 31, 2016

The Saints and Seahawks haven't played since the 2013 season, when the Seattle won twice. On the offense, Seattle is averaging 18.5 points and 336.7 yards per game. Saints linebacker Nate Stupar's diving interception against Wilson set up New Orleans at the Seattle 37. The Seahawks ruled out defensive end Michael Bennett for Sunday's game before the team even left for New Orleans. (more...)
Trump campaign manager condemns rally supporter who chanted, 'Jew-SA!' Trump campaign manager condemns rally supporter who chanted, 'Jew-SA!'
- October 31, 2016

His conduct is completely unacceptable and does not reflect our campaign or our candidate", Conway responded. "That man's conduct was deplorable, and had I been there, I would have asked security to remove him immediately. It's far too late to act like this is news to anybody, and it's disingenuous to say that pointing it out means you're "besmirching" all Trump supporters. (more...)
First Lady Michelle Obama Joins Clinton In Winston-Salem Rally First Lady Michelle Obama Joins Clinton In Winston-Salem Rally
- October 30, 2016

Trump said, "Mr. Band called the arrangement 'unorthodox.' The rest of us call it outright corrupt", he added, "If the Clintons were willing to play this fast and loose with their enterprise when they weren't in the White House, just imagine what they'll do in the Oval Office". (more...)
UNESCO adopts anti-Israel resolution on al-Aqsa Mosque
- October 30, 2016

The UN cultural agency will consider a resolution on Tuesday on the occupied Palestinian territories which Israel believes ignore Jewish ties to religious sites in east Occupied al-Quds. Israel had already suspended its funding to UNESCO when Palestinian membership was approved, along with the United States, which used to provide 22 percent of the agency's budget. (more...)
Michelle Obama shows support for Clinton at rally Michelle Obama shows support for Clinton at rally
- October 30, 2016

Michelle joined Hillary on stage at a rally in North Carolina earlier today and brought the house down with her powerful speech. Mrs. Clinton did not comment nor mention anything about the hacked emails as she campaigned alongside Mrs. While campaigning in OH, the Republican nominee criticized Clinton for being too tough on Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump has fallen behind Clinton in opinion polls ahead of the November 8 election amid a series of accusations from women that Trump ... (more...)
Israeli Minister: Italian Quakes payback for anti-Jewish UNESCO vote
- October 30, 2016

The signing of the declaration by MPs from all over the world against UNESCO is one of the steps we will take against this atrocious decision. The 21-member World Heritage Committee is considering a resolution that exclusively refers to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem by its Muslim name, Al-Haram Al-Sharif, which ignores any Jewish or Christian ties to the site. (more...)
Air strike kills 17 civilians in Yemeni city of Taiz - local officials
- October 30, 2016

Pro-Government Yemeni sources said that the peace plan was rejected by President Hadi because of its inconsistency with the Gulf Co-operation Council initiative, National Dialogue outcomes, and the United Nations Security Council 2216 resolution. (more...)
Pakistan espionage racket: Delhi police detain aide of SP leader Pakistan espionage racket: Delhi police detain aide of SP leader
- October 30, 2016

Samajwadi Party's Rajya Sabha MP Munawwar Saleem on Saturday denied on Saturday that he was aware of his personal assistant Farhat's involvment in espionage activities. The module had been active for 18 months, and came on police radar six months ago. Mehmood Akhtar, the Pakistan High Commission official who was caught for espionage, was trying to gather classified information on deployment of Indian security forces along the western coast, possibly to carry out a strike similar to the 2008 ... (more...)
Syrian army and Russian jets halt Aleppo bombardment for second day Syrian army and Russian jets halt Aleppo bombardment for second day
- October 30, 2016

He also underlined the urgency of referring the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court and said that all parties to the conflict "must know that they will be held accountable for the international crimes they commit - all, without selective protection or discrimination". (more...)
Indian Army: Four Pakistan posts destroyed in Keran sector, heavy casualties inflicted Indian Army: Four Pakistan posts destroyed in Keran sector, heavy casualties inflicted
- October 30, 2016

Attari: Pakistani Rangers sector Commander Shaukat Ali presents candies to Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant Sudeep on the occasion of Pakistan's Independence Day at the Attari-Wagah border on Sunday. "Pakistan troops have violated ceasefire and resorted to firing along LOC in Sunderbani sector today", a senior Army officer said. 28-year-old Subhash, hailing from Sangli in Maharashtra, had joined BSF in 2008 and is survived by his wife and two sons aged four years and two years. (more...)
Allies Resist US Plan to Attack Raqqa
- October 30, 2016

The rebel advance is not only hurting the Islamic State and hamstringing the Kurds, but it is also impeding USA efforts to seize Raqqa and loyalists' attempts to retake Aleppo city. "We have the strength", he said , referring to the Turkey-backed rebels. The PKK are considered as a terrorist organisation by Turkey , the United States and the European Union. (more...)
Syrian rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege Syrian rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege
- October 29, 2016

Ten more high-ranking members of the Syrian regime have also been added to the list of people and bodies subject to EU sanctions, the UN Security Council announced after a meeting of COREPER permanent representatives, which implemented what had been indicated in the conclusions by the foreign affairs council on October 17 on Syria and those of the European summit, which had chose to exclude the threat of fresh sanctions against Russian Federation. (more...)
Trump hails Federal Bureau of Investigation move to reopen probe in Clinton's e-mail case
- October 29, 2016

Clinton said that she had not been contacted by anyone about the new investigation and was unaware what, if any, new evidence had been found. "It's imperative that the bureau explains this issue in question, whatever it is, without any delay". (more...)
Syrian rebels launch Aleppo counterattack
- October 29, 2016

Abu Anas al-Shami, a member of the Fateh al-Sham media office, told Reuters from Syria the group had carried out two "martyrdom operations", after which its fighters had gone in and had been able to "liberate a number of important areas". (more...)
Driver burnt alive on Brisbane bus Driver burnt alive on Brisbane bus
- October 29, 2016

Close friend Reshpal Singh was at the vigil and said Mr Alisher was a talented actor who produced short films and stage plays. "I'm not surprised because this is not unusual for drivers of our fleet to be out there in the community". "We await the outcome of the investigation in order to try and make sense of this situation", he said. Queensland's premier An nastacia Palaszczuk said the horrific nature of the crime was hard to comprehend. (more...)
Terrorists kill army jawan, mutilate his body Terrorists kill army jawan, mutilate his body
- October 29, 2016

An Indian soldier was killed and his body mutilated by terrorists in an attack near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Indian forces are giving a befitting reply to unprovoked infiltration bid by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir. (more...)
Putin aide's death in Washington hotel ruled as 'accident' Putin aide's death in Washington hotel ruled as 'accident'
- October 29, 2016

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District on Friday closed the case, saying that Lesin's injuries "were induced by falls". "Investigation determined Lesin drank excessively for days before sustaining injuries while alone in hotel room". (more...)
IS storms Pakistan police academy, 60 killed IS storms Pakistan police academy, 60 killed
- October 29, 2016

The militants struck late Monday and battled security forces for several hours before they were killed. Two detonated suicide vests and the third was shot, said Mir Sarfraz Bugti, a provincial minister. Hakimullah, another cadet who was injured said "They entered a room and fired, then passed to the next". Local media footage showed some security vehicles leaving the college. (more...)
Nissan commits to Sunderland plant with plans for production Nissan commits to Sunderland plant with plans for production
- October 28, 2016

But Downing Street says it hasn't offered the Japanese firm any privileges, like lower energy costs or zero tariffs on exports to Europe. Crucially, other auto companies operating in the United Kingdom, such as Toyota, Honda and Vauxhall, will undoubtedly expect to be offered the same terms as Nissan , when they make their investment decisions. (more...)
ISIS Forcing Civilians to Be Human Shields in Mosul ISIS Forcing Civilians to Be Human Shields in Mosul
- October 28, 2016

Army General Joseph Votel, head of the USA military's Central Command, said groups of half a dozen or fewer ISIS fighters have been seen slipping out of the city as US-backed Iraqi and Kurdish peshmerga forces close in. "We actually aren't sure how pressing it is, and that's what's worrying", Townsend said. The partners Carter is referring to are the Syrian Democratic Forces, a collection of 30,000 mostly Kurdish groups in eastern and northern Syria working together to fight ISIS. (more...)
Trump Will Accept Results Of Election Trump Will Accept Results Of Election "If I Win"
- October 28, 2016

Ohio's top elections official, who has said he will vote for Trump, has rebuked the idea of election rigging. In the aftermath of the debate, Mr Trump said he would accept the election outcome "if I win". "And [Hillary] said to him, 'Donald, whatever happens, we need to work together afterwards, ' " Dolan continued. At the White House, press secretary Josh Earnest said it was unclear what Moscow was trying to do. (more...)
Hacked emails show Clinton aides surprised at 2015 email revelations
- October 28, 2016

We have also learned that quite a few on her side knew the private email system was a big deal and expressed frustration with those who brushed it aside. "How then do we go through an exercise like this [the internal review] and WJC [William Jefferson Clinton] doesn't as he is far more conflicted every single day in what he does?" Who knows if it even went down in a such a manner. (more...)