Wed October 22, 2014

TOP STORIES

We are getting reports out of Russia that a jet at Vnukovo airport has plowed into a snow plow and exploded.
Three people on board have died including Christopher De Margerie the Chief executive of a French oil company Total.

 

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Right into enemy hands? ISIS shows off new weapons allegedly airdropped by US

Kerry says status quo between Israel, Palestinians 'unsustainable'

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for killing of girlfriend

Double-amputee Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
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Cuba's former leader says offer not aimed at ending animosity with US but needed in the interests of "world peace". ( 19-Oct-2014 )

Catholic Bishops

Division in church clear as Catholic bishops scrap welcome to gays

Catholic bishops failed to approve even a watered-down section on ministering to homosexuals that had encouraged welcoming them with respect and delicacy. Paragraphs concerning divorce and remarriage also failed to pass.

Kerry sends out call to arms on Ebola Crisis

Power out, Trees Fall as Hurricane Crosses Bermuda

HURRICANE; DIRECT HIT ON BERMUDA - 43 FOOT WAVES

Second Ebola-infected nurse ID'd; flew domestic flight day before diagnosis
Second Ebola-infected nurse ID'd; flew domestic flight day before diagnosis. The latest Texas health worker infected with Ebola is Amber Vinson, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, one of her relatives said on Wednes...

Panic Hits TV News Divisions...

TECH

FBI Director Warns That Smartphone Encryption Will Come with Consequences

Hackers hold 7 million Dropbox passwords ransom. Dropbox denies it has been compromised as hackers leak hundreds of passwords online and threaten to release millions more.

ECONOMY/MARKETS/BUSINESS

Help wanted: College degree not needed

POTENTIAL CREDIT CARD BREACH AT STAPLES Several stores across the Northeast appear to have been targeted. [HuffPost]

Stock Market Today: Stock Futures Rally on China GDP, Apple Earnings
U.S. stock futures are rising steadily after Chinese gross domestic product for the July-September quarter rose 7.3%, exceeding forecasts.

MCDONALDS suffers another profit plunge...

COCA-COLA slumps...

Total CEO dies in plane crash - Oct. 20, 2014

SPORTS

WTA Finals: Serena Williams suffers worst loss in 16 years

Giants end KC's run, take Series opener

Georgia asks for Gurley's reinstatement

Halep hands Serena worst loss since 1998

YSM: RB not down, scores long touchdown

Olympian speaks out over Ebola 'ignorance'

Vucevic, Magic agree to $54M extension

Getlin: Terrelle Pryor works out with Giants

Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell

Cowboys release Sam from practice squad

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Hamburg draws 1-1 with Hoffenheim, Paderborn wins

BERLIN (AP) — Hamburger SV drew 1-1 with Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on Sunday but was left to rue missed chances as it remained in the relegation zone - Associated Press

Serena Williams hits back at Russian official

ENTERTAINMENT

Would You Eat Fukushima Soup? The all-consuming world of Frieze Art Fair

SCIENCE/ENVIRONMENT

Mountaintop Removal Linked to Cancer

Scientists Just Discovered How to Determine if Water Contamination Comes from Fracking

Your Home, Your Bacteria

Crude oil spills into Caddo bayou, kills wildlife

FUKUSHIMA

TV: Unprecedented catastrophe underway at Fukushima… Radioactive material will keep coming across to North America for centuries — Gundersen: Melted nuclear fuel to bleed into ocean for decades, perhaps centuries… Entire Pacific is being contaminated (VIDEO)

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Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov speaks to the World


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Ebola Updates

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Passenger On Flight From Liberia To Newark Hospitalized After Symptoms, 'Potential Exposure To Ebola'...

2 Sick Passengers On Flights From LIberia To O'Hare Sent To Chicago Hospitals...

ALERT: U.S. Army researchers at USAMRIID confirm Ebola variant was airborne in 1990
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How Are Nurses Being Infected With Ebola?As we are watching West Africa fight with Ebola…

U.S.

Labor trafficking in America: Victims enslaved in plain sight

Link repaired: RUBIO WANTS EBOLA TRAVEL BAN "Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) announced on Monday that he plans to introduce legislation that would temporarily ban U.S. visas for nationals from African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak."

Texas lab worker tests negative for Ebola after cruise in isolation

Colorado prison officials waited nearly a year and a half to report the death of inmate Christopher Lopez to health officials. Here is the video of his death, where guards make fun of him while he has seizures, heavy breathing, and dies with his face to ...

CANADA

Canadian soldier killed as gunmen storm Ottawa capital complex

Numerous power outages due to storm

BC Hydro hopes to have service restored to everyone by this afternoon. Environment Canada has lifted both the rain and wind warnings.

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Plan for radio towers in Point Roberts has been denied

A permit to build five 150-foot radio towers in Point Roberts has been denied by Whatcom County. A cross border coalition calls the ruling a victory.

Mosquito-borne chikungunya virus has infected more than 200 Canadians

Disabled container ship heads to BC port

AMERICA

Chile ex-mayor arrested, charged with Pinochet-era crimes

M.E./ASIA

Turkey to give Kurds passage to Syria

Turkey to give Kurds passage to Syria

Turkey is allowing Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from Iraq to use Turkish territory to cross into Syria to reinforce fighters defending Kobani. FULL STORY

UPDATE 1-Japan minister's quitting a hitch, but won't affect reactor restart

Aquino rejects call to annul U.S.-Philippines forces agreement over murder case

North Korea leader Kim is still in charge, has leg injury: source. By Benjamin Kang Lim and James Pearson BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in firm control of his government but hurt his leg taking part in a military drill, a source with access to the secretive North's leadership said, playing down speculation over the 31-year-old's… Reuters

War against Isis: US strategy in tatters as militants march on World View: American-led air attacks are failing. Jihadis are close to taking Kobani, in Syria – and in Iraq western Baghdad is now under serious threat'

AFRICA

The End of Hope: SA Civil Society's Race to the Bottom

South African civil society has happily drunk the cool aid in tacitly agreeing to cut salaries and de-professionalise their own organisations. While donors don't blink at financing international NGOs to recruit highly qualified fundraisers, researchers and project designers, local civil society has allowed them to drive salaries and operational costs forever lower turning our organisations into largely bankrupt, mute and cheap service delivery organisations. Call it the Walmart approach, but funding from donors pretty much embodies the principle of keeping the supplier on the verge of bankruptcy to ensure uncritical compliance. Read more

NOBILITY/ROYALTY/CELEBRITY

Sinatra Hangout Becoming Toxic Threat

Monica Lewinsky: Drudge Ruined My Life. Lewinsky blames her humiliation on everybody except for the married President with whom she had sexual relations

October 20, 2014 Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82 The fashion legend, whose fashion designs were worn by film stars, royal figures and First Ladies, died after a battle with cancer

Queen Rania Visits The UAE

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 05:22 PM PDT

Queen Rania of Jordan paid a short visit to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates,

where she participated in the “Investing In the Future” conference (IIF MENA) which was held for refugee children in the MENA region. The Queen addressed the audience during the opening ceremony and highlighted the problems facing the refugees and their hosting communities. Her Majesty noted that “the year 2014 has witnessed the largest human displacement; one disaster Continue reading →

TECH

FBI Director Warns That Smartphone Encryption Will Come with Consequences

HEALTH

Ebola Virus – Natural Treatment Options the Mainstream Media Ignores

STOPPING SCHIZOPHRENIA BEFORE IT STARTS “That first psychotic break can lead to a series of disasters: social isolation, hospitalization, medications with sometimes disabling side effects, and future psychotic episodes. So, what if you could intervene earlier, before any of that? Could you stop the process from snowballing?” [NPR]

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