American Headline News for 23 Oct 2016
Ten miles from Mosul, ISIS tried to hold off the Iraqi military with suicide car bombs
Donald Trump’s repeated calls for supporters to gather friends and family to monitor their polling places for cases of voter fraud raises a thorny question: When, exactly, do “ballot security”... measures cross the line into illegal acts of voter intimidation? “You’ve got to go out. You’ve got to go out. And you’ve got to get…
As ISIS loses its grip in its stronghold of Mosul, the black-clad jihadist army is plumbing the depths of brutality, taking civilians off the streets of Iraq's second-largest city and forcing them... onto the front lines.
Jessica Drake says Trump offered her $10,000 to spend the night with him
Tom Hanks played moderator Chris Wallace
Spain has been led for decades by either the conservatives or the Socialists
Hillary Clinton has vaulted to a double-digit advantage in the 2016 election.
Rescuers pulled 5,700 migrants and refugees to safety during dozens of operations Friday and Saturday in the Mediterranean Sea, the Italian coast guard said.
KHAZER, Iraq -- Iraqi and Kurdish forces launched a new offensive Sunday on a town near Mosul as part of a massive operation aimed at retaking the country’s second largest city from the Islamic... State group. The Kurdish forces, known as peshmerga, said they launched a dawn offensive on two fronts to the northeast of...
Daniel the emotional support duck's 15 minutes of fame began a week ago when Asheville author Mark Essig, on a flight from Charlotte, encoun...
TEHRAN, Iran -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday criticized the U.S. presidential candidates’ behavior during their recent debates. “Did you see the debate and the way of their speaking,... accusing and mocking each other? Do we want such a democracy in our country? Do we want such elections in our country?” Rouhani said, speaking...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday that Filipino fishermen may be able to return to the Chinese-held Scarborough Shoal in a few days after he discussed the territorial rift with …
German police say they're investigating allegations that onlookers encouraged a teenage Somali migrant to jump from an apartment block, but officers at the scene heard nothing of the kind and …
Iraqi forces are in complete control of the Christian town of Hamdaniya after ISIS militants seized the city more than two years ago, a commander said.
Clinton denies that her campaign has had any role in helping Trump's accusers.
GETTSYBURG, Pa. - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump promised on Saturday to foil a proposed deal for AT&T to buy Time Warner if he wins the Nov. 8 election, arguing it was an example... of a “power structure” rigged against both him and voters. Trump, whose candidacy has caused ruptures in his party, listed his policy plans for the first 100 days of his presidency in a campaign speech in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, near the site of a Civil War battlefield and a celebrated address by President Abraham Lincoln. But he also defiantly raised personal grievances, describing how, if elected, he would address them from the White House in a way he said would benefit Americans. The speech was billed by his campaign as a major outlining of his policies and principles. Many of the...
More than 80 protesters were arrested on Saturday after clashing with police near a pipeline construction site in North Dakota, according to the local sheriff’s department, which said pepper spray... was used on some demonstrators. The 83 protesters were arrested near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline on numerous charges ranging from assault on a peace officer to rioting and criminal trespass, the Morton County Sheriff’s department said in a statement. Law enforcement was alerted early Saturday morning to an SUV on private property near the pipeline construction site and found that four men had attached themselves to the vehicle, according to the sheriff’s department. Police removed the men from the SUV before arresting them. Later, around 300 protesters marched toward pipeline...
Clinton Pledges Unity in PA "Anger is not a plan"
The WikiLeaks email dumps from John Podesta's personal account keep coming
Suspected Islamic militants on Saturday gunned down a senior Egyptian army officer near his home in an eastern Cairo suburb, according to two security officials.
The most critical questions in this election were pointedly never asked: Do the candidates seek a war with Russia? From Diana Johnston:" Hillary has big ambitions, which she does not spell out for... fear of frightening part of the electorate, but which are perfectly understood by her closest aides and biggest donors. She wants regime change in Russia.
It's been six days since the offensive to retake Mosul began, and the going has been slow as ISIS fighters and snipers, seemingly immune to airstrikes, continue to pop up in towns and villages... surrounding Iraq's second-largest city and already thought "liberated."
When Teresa Siemann learned that she was pregnant with quadruplets, she felt a mixture of excitement and anxiety. It was 1989. Siemann, who was born in Brooklyn, worked, at the time, as an... emergency-room nurse at New York Methodist Hospital, in Park Slope--she was no stranger to the oddities of pregnancy and unconventional medical situations. "Still, it was surreal," she told me recently. "We didn't know what to expect." Her husband, John, meanwhile, thought of sports. "When I heard there were going to be four, I thought, We'll practically have a basketball team," he said.
Why might Trump still win? To understand this fully you have to stand back and compare the two candidates as personalities. This is far more important than the policy arguments. One of the reasons for... commentators getting election predictions wrong so often is that, they still believe polls. But people don't tell the truth when they respond to pollsters' questions. They reserve their true opinion for the ballot box