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Pilot boots New York activist Tamika Mallory from American Airlines flight over seat dispute

New York activist Tamika Mallory says she was booted from an American Airlines flight in Miami after a pilot inserted himself into a dispute over her seat assignment.

Mallory, a co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington, was traveling home to New York when the pilot followed her to scold her over an argument she had with a gate agent.—More…

By News on the Net -- NY Daily News- Monday, October 16, 2017 - Full Story

Trump accuser subpoenas his campaign for all documents relating to sexual misconduct allegations

A woman who said President Trump groped her a decade ago has subpoenaed all documents from his campaign about every woman who has accused him of sexually inappropriate behavior.

Summer Zervos, a former contestant on “The Apprentice,” filed the subpoena in March as part of her defamation suit against Trump for saying she and other accusers were lying. The subpoena did not appear in court files until last month, and BuzzFeed News first reported on its filing.—More…

By News on the Net -- NY Daily News- Monday, October 16, 2017 - Full Story

Pentagon Turns to High-Speed Traders to Fortify Markets Against Cyberattack

Dozens of high-speed traders and others from Wall Street are helping the Pentagon study how hackers could unleash chaos in the U.S. financial system.

The Department of Defense’s research arm over the past year and a half has consulted executives at high-frequency trading firms and quantitative hedge funds, and people from exchanges and other financial companies, participants in the discussions said. Officials described the effort as an early-stage pilot project aimed at identifying market vulnerabilities.—More…

By News on the Net -- WSJ- Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Full Story

Illegal alien accused of murdering 18-year-old student was in DACA program

A man accused of killing a South Carolina high school student had been protected from deportation under the DACA program, U.S. officials confirmed to Fox News Thursday evening.

Daniel De Jesus Rangel-Sherrer, 19, is accused of murder, kidnapping and possession of a weapon during a violent crime in connection with the death of 18-year-old Diana Martinez-Gonzalez.—More…

By Fox News - Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Full Story

Planned Parenthood Sting Video Maker Vows, ‘I Am Not Backing Down’

The video journalist who rocked the nation with his shocking recordings of Planned Parenthood officials allegedly involved in the sale of aborted baby body parts for profit, says he refuses to back down despite numerous attempts by the “abortion empire” to criminalize his work.

Speaking Friday evening at the Values Voter Summit (VVS) in Washington, DC, David Daleiden summarized what life has been like for him in the two years since he released his series of videos depicting Planned Parenthood officials discussing how to perform abortions to obtain the highest quality baby body parts for transfer to biomedical procurement companies.—More…

By Breitbart News - Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Full Story

Pentagon revamps program that puts immigrant recruits on path to US citizenship

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is revamping a program that puts foreign-born recruits on a fast-track to U.S. citizenship in exchange for military service as doctors, nurses and language experts.

Mattis made the announcement Friday in regard to the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest, or MAVNI, program, which was halted last year when the Pentagon assessed it did not have proper safeguards in place against potential insider threats, the Military Times reported.—More…

By Fox News - Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Full Story

Video shows California deputy racing to save lives amid fire

By Fox News - Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Full Story

Once promised paradise, IS fighters end up in mass graves

The Islamic State group once drew recruits from near and far with promises of paradise but now bodies of jihadists lie in mass graves or at the mercy of wild dogs as its “caliphate” collapses.

Flies buzz around human remains poking through the dusty earth in the Iraqi town of Dhuluiyah, 90 kilometres (55 miles) north of Baghdad, at a hastily-dug pit containing the bodies of dozens of IS fighters killed in 2015.—More…

By News on the Net -- Jakarta Post- Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Full Story

Austrian ‘whizz-kid’ projected to triumph in election

Vienna (AFP) - Austria’s political “whizz-kid” Sebastian Kurz, 31, looked on course Sunday to become Europe’s youngest leader, likely in coalition with the far-right, after his conservative party was projected to come first in elections.

Projections put Kurz’s People’s Party (OeVP) on 30.2 percent, followed by the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) on 26.8 percent and incumbent Chancellor Christian Kern’s Social Democrats (SPOe) on 26.3 percent.—More…

By News on the Net -- Yahoo- Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Full Story

US government quiet as Chinese agents cripple spy operations in Beijing

A US consulate official was plucked off a street by plain clothes security officers last year in Chengdu, interrogated overnight and forced to confess his involvement in acts of treachery, Politico wrote, the latest in a series of similar reports by US media.

Detained by China’s security apparatus because they believed the American to be a CIA officer, he had to be “rescued” and immediately evacuated from China, Politico reported, citing anonymous US national security officers.—More….

By News on the Net -- South China Morning Post- Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Full Story

Queen is hit by walkouts of at least 14 cooks and kitchen staff unhappy with their workload

More than a dozen of the Queen’s kitchen staff have walked out amid ‘turmoil’ at the Palace over the heavy demands placed on workers.

Chefs and porters are said to have complained about a lack of time off and the expectation that they will work at several royal residences for the same salary.—More…

By News on the Net -- Daily Mail- Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Full Story

Female Inmates In California Are Fighting Life-Threatening Wildfires For $1 Per Hour

As the wildfires in California continue to tear across the northern part of the state, all available hands have been on deck to fight the blazes. Over 8,000 firefighters were mobilized by Thursday, according to Cal Fire, but they weren’t the only group at the ready. Approximately 200 female inmates fight fires in California as part of an ongoing fire camp program, and they do so for only $1 an hour.

“It’s really slave labor,” candidate for Lieutenant Governor Gayle McLaughlin says in an interview with Bustle. “It’s saying, ‘Hey, we’ll give you a dollar an hour’ as if that’s anything at all.”—More…

By News on the Net -- Bustle- Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Full Story

The NFL is attacking an America that has treated it very well. Time to end the tax breaks

While we glorify football players for their accomplishments on the field, they are not heroes. I recently visited with a real hero – a young Army sergeant from my congressional district who still gets body tremors when he stands. Bombs bursting in the air exploded over his unit in Afghanistan, leaving shards of metal stuck in his skull.

When I entered his room at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, he proudly stood at full attention, brimming with nervous energy. I had come to thank him on behalf of a grateful nation, and the sergeant was as respectful as he was inspiring in his patriotism. Although he winced with pain, he would not take the meeting lying down. —More…

By Fox News - Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Full Story

Shrinks take to streets to demand ‘narcissistic’ Trump’s ouster

They’re not nuts about Trump.

Some 125 psychologists and other mental health professionals marched along lower Broadway Saturday to demand that President Trump be thrown out of office, based on a constitutional clause allowing presidents to be ousted when their cabinets decide they are ” unable to discharge the powers and duties” of their job.—More…

By News on the Net -- NY Post- Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Full Story

In a ‘miracle,’ family’s dog found alive, wagging after Santa Rosa fire destroys h

In a moment of joy amid all of the fire devastation, a family’s beloved dog survived – seemingly against the odds.

The Weavers were forced to flee their home – Katherine Weaver still in her nightgown – as a ferocious wildfire descended on their Santa Rosa neighborhood along Wikiup Bridge Way, according to The Associated Press.—More….

By News on the Net -- SacBee- Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Full Story

ISIS is still claiming the Las Vegas shooting, and it made a more specific claim about the gunman

The Islamic State continues to claim responsibility for Sunday’s deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, reportedly on Thursday specifying its claim that the gunman had converted to Islam before his rampage.

The militant group, also known as ISIS, claimed in its weekly newsletter that the shooter “converted to Islam six months ago,” according to a translation from the SITE Intelligence Group. The group initially said on Monday that the gunman had converted to Islam “several months ago.”—More…

By News on the Net -- UK,BusinessInsider- Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Full Story

Harvey Weinstein expelled from motion picture academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to expell Harvey Weinstein, following numerous allegations of sexual harassment or assault against the former movie mogul and producer, the film academy announced today in a statement.

“The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors met today to discuss the allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and has voted well in excess of the required two-thirds majority to immediately expel him from the Academy,” the statement read.—More…

By News on the Net -- ABC- Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Full Story

Canadian drug couriers with alleged ties to ex-Vice Canada editor sentenced in Australia

TORONTO and SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Three Canadians and an American have been sentenced to prison in Australia after cocaine worth more than $20 million was found in their luggage. All four had ties to a former Vice Canada editor who was named in a Sydney court as a recruiter for a transnational drug-smuggling operation, according to evidence presented in court.

At a sentencing hearing that concluded Friday, court heard that Yaroslav Pastukhov, 27 — better known by his pen names Slava Pastuk and Slava P. — was a central figure in recruiting young drug mules, promising to use his position in the Vice media empire to boost their budding careers — or, court heard, to destroy them.—More…

By News on the Net -- National Post- Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Full Story

WATCH: Coal Miner Sings National Anthem Before Going Underground

A West Virginia coal miner is going viral for his powerful rendition of the national anthem.

Shane Wriston posted on Facebook a video of his fellow miner Josh Stowers singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” for his coworkers before they headed underground for the day.—More….

By Fox News - Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Full Story

California declares state of emergency over deadly hepatitis A outbreak

SACRAMENTO—California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Friday due to a lack of vaccines in a deadly hepatitis A outbreak in several California counties, CBS Los Angeles reports.

The declaration allows the state to “increase its supply of hepatitis A vaccines in order to control the current outbreak,” Gov. Brown said in a statement.—More..

By News on the Net -- CBS News- Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Full Story