October 14, 2016

Cruise missile strikes on radar stations in Yemen directly involve U.S. forces in yet another civil war. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/officials-say-us-missiles-destroy-radar-sites-on-yemen-coast/2016/10/13/a3b3f282-90fb-11e6-bc00-1a9756d4111b_story.html

New Jersey resident files an official misconduct complaint against Governor Christie, alleging lane closures on bridge were politically-motivated.  http://www.wsj.com/articles/citizens-use-of-misconduct-law-against-gov-chris-christie-stuns-new-jerseys-legal-world-1476407357

Hillary Clinton claims in written deposition that she had no idea that using a private email server for official government business violated federal records laws. http://www.politico.com/story/2016/10/clinton-answers-written-questions-in-email-lawsuit-229769  Claims she does not recall ordering the deletion of emails. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/10/13/clinton-does-not-recall-ordering-destruction-emails-from-personal-server-in-testimony.html

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein says Clinton more likely to start a nuclear war than Trump, cites Clinton’s “no-fly zone” comment in last presidential debate.  http://www.ibtimes.com/jill-stein-news-green-party-nominee-claims-hillary-clinton-scarier-donald-trump-2431507

Guardian journalist also worried that Hillary Clinton’s proposed “no-fly zone” in Syria could lead to a U.S.-Russian war. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/oct/12/no-fly-zone-aleppo-war-russia-syria

More women come forward with claims of unwanted sexual advances by Trump, which he dismisses as “vicious” and “absolutely false”. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/multiple-women-accuse-donald-trump-of-making-sexual-advances/2016/10/13/3862fab0-9140-11e6-9c52-0b10449e33c4_story.html

Voters urged to document any difficulty they have voting in 2016 election.  http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/10/12/voter-id-laws-from-sea-to-racist-sea.html

Bob Dylan awarded Nobel Prize for Literature. http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-nobel-prize-literature-20161012-snap-story.html

British businessman allegedly sold BHS department store chain for less than $2 to escape from $697 million pension shortfall, chain then went out of business with former employees facing pension cuts as government assumes costs. http://www.cityam.com/251299/sir-philip-green-faces-fresh-grilling-mps-debate-bhs

Coal miners losing health insurance and pensions while coal executives reportedly receiving “multi-billion-dollar bonus packages”.  http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/10/13/were-dying-flies-sick-retired-coal-miners-betrayed-gop-senators

Delta staff reportedly requests physician to assist unresponsive passenger, flight attendant allegedly tells black female doctor to put her hand down, “we are looking for actual physicians”. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/oct/13/delta-discrimination-black-doctor-incident

Michelle Obama: Trump’s comments about women have “shaken me to my core”. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/oct/13/michelle-obama-donald-trump-misconduct-frightening

Denver man mistakenly arrested by police for bank robbery, brutally beaten, and held for two months before being released. Luckily, this “presumed innocent” citizen was able to prove he was at work when the robbery was committed. He was then mistakenly arrested AGAIN for another bank robbery, based on the expert opinion of an FBI “facial examiner” and released again after the bank teller said in court, “It’s not him”. https://theintercept.com/2016/10/13/how-a-facial-recognition-mismatch-can-ruin-your-life/

 

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October 14, 2016

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