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Iran 'sentences Sweden resident to death' for spying
- October 25, 2017

A woman holds an anti-US President Barack Obama poster and portraits of killed Iranian nuclear scientists during the funeral for nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi-Roshan, who was killed in a bomb blast in Tehran on January 11. The court verdict, which was shown to one of the lawyers, states that Dr Djalali worked with the Israeli government, who subsequently helped him obtain his residency permit in Sweden, the charity said on 23 October. (more...)
House to take up Senate budget resolution with no ag mandate
- October 25, 2017

The Republican Study Committee (RSC), a caucus of conservative Republicans in the House, held out until Saturday on endorsing the move which will forego a push on the spending cuts in order to expedite tax reform. Tom Wolf had sought. Politico Pro noted that the House appears likely to pass the Senate budget on Thursday and tax reform legislation text will likely come soon after that. (more...)
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake announces he will not seek re-election Republican Sen. Jeff Flake announces he will not seek re-election
- October 24, 2017

Jeff Flake is seeking re-election next year and will likely face strong primary and general election challenges while on his road back to Washington .Formerly a U.S. Flake, who drew Trump's ire when he published a book criticizing the party's identity under Trump, faced a brutal primary fight from the right. Two Republicans familiar with Flake's plans confirmed that the senator will retire at the end of 2018. (more...)
Biologists investigating what killed right whale found washed up on Cape Cod
- October 24, 2017

Four right whales were found dead in the USA, including this latest one, whose heavily decomposed body washed up on Nashawena Island, south of Cape Cod. The International Fund for Animal Welfare reported the decomposing carcass on social media Monday along with photographs from the Coast Guard. Most of the deaths have occurred in Canada's Gulf of St. (more...)
Former Arena Assistant Sarachan To Coach USMNT Against Portugal
- October 24, 2017

The U.S. missed the World Cup for the first time since 1986. Sarachan is a long-time assistant under Bruce Arena, who resigned earlier this month after the U.S. The USMNT, fresh off a heartbreaking end to World Cup qualifying and the resignation of head coach Bruce Arena , will face Portugal for the seventh time, making their first visit there since 1990. (more...)
Italian Soccer Cracks Down After Anne Frank Anti-Semitic Jibes Italian Soccer Cracks Down After Anne Frank Anti-Semitic Jibes
- October 24, 2017

Lazio fans earlier this week littered the Stadio Olimpico with images of Frank - the young diarist who died in the Holocaust - wearing a jersey of city rival Roma . He added that the club would take 200 fans every year to visit the museum on the site of Nazi death camp at Auschwitz, where more than one million people were murdered. (more...)
Report Says Immigrant Children In Arkansas More Likely To Live Near Poverty Report Says Immigrant Children In Arkansas More Likely To Live Near Poverty
- October 24, 2017

The report creates a composite index score for children of every race in every state, based on how they are faring on a set of 12 key indicators related to health, education and income. The study noted that the lower percentages of immigrants in some states also can skew some findings. The early-education gap is especially pronounced for Hispanic children, only 38 percent of whom are enrolled in preschool. (more...)
Trump and Corker are going at it again
- October 24, 2017

House of Representatives, but can afford to lose only two votes within their own party in the Senate to win passage. When Trump arrived at the Capitol, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell accompanied him into the GOP lunch, both men smiling while ignoring shouted questions about Corker's comments. (more...)
Facebook asked to investigate Russian influence on European Union referendum Facebook asked to investigate Russian influence on European Union referendum
- October 24, 2017

Attention now turns to Europe, where the UK's digital, culture, media and sport committee is asking Mark Zuckerberg to investigate potential interference in the United Kingdom general election, as well as the European Union referendum that led to Brexit. (more...)
FBI releases documents related to Sandy Hook shooting investigation FBI releases documents related to Sandy Hook shooting investigation
- October 24, 2017

Twenty young children between six and seven and six adults were killed in the shooting. Names, addresses and contact information have been redacted throughout the documents, many of which included interviews with neighbors and those connected to the shooter, Adam Lanza. (more...)
Govt mulls 50 more outposts on China border
- October 24, 2017

The Home Minister also said that Model Border Post is being constructed in Ladakh and if successful, it will be implemented on all border posts. Following Doklam standoff, Narendra Modi government is raising its guard - both human presence and technologically - at the India-China border. (more...)
You won't believe how much The Queen earns from horse racing You won't believe how much The Queen earns from horse racing
- October 24, 2017

New data from myracing.com shows that the British monarch has won almost £7 million (that's almost $9.2 million USA dollars) in prize money over the past 30 years, with 451 total wins on the books. She has been a devoted horse rider ever since, and has a keen interest in horse breeding. Having learned to ride at the age of three , and given her first pony by her grandfather King George V on her fourth birthday, the Queen , at 91, still enjoys riding her horses and keeping up to date ... (more...)
CNN's New #FactsFirst 'Apple' Ad Sparks Battle Over Banana Truthers CNN's New #FactsFirst 'Apple' Ad Sparks Battle Over Banana Truthers
- October 24, 2017

The voiceover then posits a situation where someone else may try to spread the rumor that it's actually a banana - an absurd determination the video implicitly links to the spreading of fake news. You might even start to believe that this is a banana . The mock ad ends with a spin on CNN's ending line: "Facts First (UNLESS WE ARE REPORTING ON TRUMP)". (more...)
'Trump Is Treason!': Protester Throws Russian Flags At President 'Trump Is Treason!': Protester Throws Russian Flags At President
- October 24, 2017

The Intercept's Ryan Grim id'd the protester as Ryan Clayton. ABC News reports that Clayton has been taken into custody by Capitol Police. At the most recent Conservative Political Action Conference, Clayton tricked right-wing activists into waving Russian flags while Trump spoke. (more...)
McConnell waiting for Trump's approval before moving forward on healthcare McConnell waiting for Trump's approval before moving forward on healthcare
- October 24, 2017

In a speech at the conservative Heritage Foundation Tuesday night in Washington , President Donald Trump said: "I continue to believe Congress must find a solution to the Obamacare mess instead of providing bailouts to insurance companies". (more...)
MP Jared O'Mara quits equality role amidst homophobic and misogynist row MP Jared O'Mara quits equality role amidst homophobic and misogynist row
- October 24, 2017

On the Drowned in Sound music website in 2004, O'Mara made misogynistic remarks, joked about having an orgy with members of Girls Aloud, claimed Michelle McManus only won Pop Idol " because she was fat ", and suggested it would be amusing if jazz star Jamie Cullum was " sodomized with his own piano ". (more...)
Briton fighting against IS killed in Syria
- October 24, 2017

His mother, Angie Blannin, said the 24-year-old had been a " hero in my eyes". She said ISIS' defeat in Raqqa is a relevant story for Americans. "He loved what he was doing there, he loved being a soldier". "He'd seen so much for a boy of his age", she added. The former IT worker had no prior experience of fighting before joining the fight, but a friend of his, Ozkan Ozdil, told the BBC he had become respected among the Kurdish fighting units. (more...)
Armed police lockdown Scottish street due to man armed with crossbow Armed police lockdown Scottish street due to man armed with crossbow
- October 24, 2017

Morris Crescent in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, has been put in lockdown as negotiaters deal with the incident. Pupils at Calderside Academy and Auchinraith Primary School have been kept indoors. "The fire service are at the scene and are now working to extinguish a fire within the property". Local schools which had been placed on lockdown will operate as normal for the rest of the day after the man's detainment. (more...)
Two House Panels Launch Investigation Into FBI's 2016 Decisions Two House Panels Launch Investigation Into FBI's 2016 Decisions
- October 24, 2017

Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Devin Nunes (R-CA) speaks during a presser in Capitol Hill , Washington, U.S., October 24, 2017 . Two Republican chairmen of House committees announced Tuesday they will conduct a joint investigation of Department of Justice inquiries surrounding Hillary Clinton during her 2016 presidential campaign. (more...)
Sanders: White House Would Like To Be 'On The Record' More Often
- October 24, 2017

The Blade has been published for almost five decades, longer than numerous far right wing media outlets from which Huckabee Sanders often takes questions. "I don't think that General Kelly was wrong, and therefore I don't think he should offer an apology", Sanders replied. Video of the Federal Bureau of Investigation office dedication in Miami, from the archives of South Florida's Sun-Sentinel, shows that Wilson never mentioned the building's funding, though she did recount at length her ... (more...)

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