October 3, 2016

52 reportedly die in stampede after Ethiopian police fire teargas and rubber bullets at protesters. http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/10/02/dozens-deaths-during-stampede-at-ethiopia-religious-event.html

Fleeing suspect Carnell Snell Jr. fatally shot by Los Angeles police.  http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/fatal-police-shooting-los-angeles-sparks-small-protest-42506243

Trump reportedly blames financial hardship faced by working class Americans on Obamacare. “…because of Obamacare, they’re being forced to work two or three jobs.” http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2016/10/01/donald-trump-novi-michigan-rally-campaign/91382940/

Tax dodging amnesty in India uncovers $9.5 billion in hidden wealth, does not include a suspected $500 billion stashed abroad. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-37530290

EPA begins digging up East Chicago residential neighborhood with lead contamination above 1,200 ppm. http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/post-tribune/news/ct-ptb-east-chicago-cleanup-st-1003-20161002-story.html

Giuliani, Christie call Trump a “genius” at income tax avoidance after his 1995 tax return is leaked. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-idUSKCN1220P5

Columbia peace deal fails to win voter approval by slim margin. https://news.vice.com/article/colombia-farc-peace-agreement-referendum-plebiscite-vote

First 9/11 lawsuit filed against Saudi Arabia by widow. http://edition.cnn.com/2016/10/01/politics/saudi-arabia-9-11-lawsuit/

Al-Nusra leader claims U.S. and its allies are backing jihadists in Syria with sophisticated weapons and money. “…the missiles were given to us directly.” http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/715977/al-nusra-us-arming-jihadists-syria

George Bush, Sr. negotiated NAFTA and Bill Clinton got it passed, but it was actually Ronald Reagan’s idea. https://www.salon.com/2016/10/02/own-up-to-nafta-democrats-trump-is-right-that-the-terrible-trade-pact-was-bill-clintons-baby/

Found guilty without a trial, Turks line up to attempt to clear their names or the names of their relatives. http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2016/10/03/495639482/victims-of-turkeys-post-coup-purge-invited-to-prove-their-innocence

 

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October 3, 2016

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