October 29, 2016

“Tens of thousands” of Clinton top aide’s emails found on Anthony Weiner’s personal computer, FBI says it will review them for classified information.  http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/29/us/politics/fbi-hillary-clinton-email.html?_r=0

American Airlines passenger jet aborts takeoff after catching fire on Chicago runway, 20 injured during evacuation.  http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-plane-fire-ohare-20161028-story.html

Baylor University football program – 17 women reportedly assaulted by 19 players since 2011, including four alleged gang rapes.  http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2016/10/28/baylor-football-sexual-assault-scandal-art-briles/92902086/

28 Guantanamo prisoners labelled “indefinite detainees”, could be held for life without trial.  http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/guantanamo/article110891862.html

Pipeline protesters claim police used excessive force, including pepper spray and rubber bullets, wrote numbers on their arms and held them in dog kennels.  http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-north-dakota-pipeline-20161028-story.html  Sniper rifle allegedly aimed at protesters, journalist allegedly hit with a baton by a police officer.    http://www.unicornriot.ninja/?p=10476

Army general who was to take command of Space and Missile Command reportedly committed suicide.  http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/10/28/army-generals-death-ruled-suicide/92880986/

Two reportedly charged with election fraud in Florida, an election worker caught filling in ballots and a voter registration worker who submitted fake voter registration forms.  http://miami.cbslocal.com/2016/10/28/two-arrested-in-separate-voter-fraud-cases-in-miami-dade-county/

Some polling places in Texas accused of posting outdated information about voter ID policy, telling voters photo ID was required to vote. http://keranews.org/post/texas-civil-rights-advocates-air-concerns-about-voter-id-issues

Wells Fargo accused of “black-balling” former employees who had complained about excessive sales pressure.  http://www.npr.org/sections/money/2016/10/28/499805238/episode-732-bad-form-wells-fargo

Economic growth estimated at 2.9% in third quarter, exceeding projections.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/10/28/u-s-economy-surges-to-strongest-growth-in-two-years/

Facebook allegedly allowing housing advertisers to target ads by race, exclude unwanted ethnic groups.  http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2016/10/28/facebook-advertisers-exclude-racial-ethnic-groups/92888160/

Sweetened beverage tax cut soda consumption among low income Berkeley residents by 26% says study, as consumption increased in nearby cities without the tax.   http://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-soda-tax-idUSKCN12S200

Bob Dylan says winning Nobel Prize “left me speechless”, will attend ceremony “if it’s at all possible”.   http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/bob-dylan-the-nobel-prize-left-me-speechless-w447406

12th Trump accuser, former Miss Finland, claims he “squeezed my butt” during photo shoot.   https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/oct/27/trump-twelfth-woman-sexual-assault-accusation-ninni-laaksonen

Bernie Sanders will be a write-in option for California voters, without his consent.   http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-sac-essential-politics-updates-california-here-are-all-of-your-1477703160-htmlstory.html

ABC News journalist arrested and held for 3 days in Venezuela while covering problems with public health system.  http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2016/10/27/abc-news-matt-gutman-detained-in-venezuela-for-72-hours-for-reporting-on-health/

Clinton avoids taking sides in oil pipeline standoff. “…it’s important that on the ground in North Dakota, everyone respects demonstrators’ rights to protest peacefully, and workers’ rights to do their jobs safely.”  http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/10/28/what-crock-clinton-breaks-dapl-silence-statement-says-literally-nothing

Trump Super PAC representative allegedly explained step by step how to funnel money from a foreign country into a U.S. election.  https://theintercept.com/2016/10/28/trump-super-pac-sting-shows-how-citizens-united-opened-door-to-foreign-money/

Clinton campaign reportedly has still not released evidence showing that any of the emails released by Wikileaks have been altered for forged, despite repeatedly claiming this is happening. Why not release the original emails to show where the alleged changes have been made?   https://theintercept.com/2016/10/28/if-clinton-campaign-believes-wikileaks-emails-are-forged-why-dont-they-prove-it/

Iowa Republican arrested for attempting to vote twice, is allegedly a Trump supporter.  http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/303406-iowa-republican-voter-arrested-for-alleged-voter-fraud

Indigenous Canadian, now 24  years old, allegedly held in solitary confinement for 1,500 days.   http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/adam-capays-journey-through-prison-system-tells-familiar-story/article32585480/

 

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October 29, 2016

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