in today's news
in the US: more mass shootings, somthing might be done at state level.
trump drops in polls (thank god)
Maj Polanski comes forward fired by bengazi panel for refusing to focus on clinton alone.
far right groups plan an "Anti muslim day" http://news.yahoo.com/anti-muslim-protests-span-us-mosques-responding-164024204.html
Fox tries to scare people into anti-muslim fervor with 2010 video of people shouting Alah Akbar on a train, in response to a soccer victory...and get called on it.
Maj. Lisa Peplinski graduates from the ranger school next week, completing a crop of the first female army rangers.
Republicans can't seem to pick a speaker as the establishment fights the far right tea party they invited into congress. (I swear the GOP has become the Do Nothing Party. like or hate them at least the democrats govern...)
the philipines had a massive breakout into the world market, in both products and investmenthttp://news.yahoo.com/philippine-firms-billion-dollar-global-shopping-spree-114625805.html
China's economy has stopped fallen and grown stagnent instead, for now.http://www.businessinsider.com/goldman-sachs-were-in-the-the-third-wave-of-the-2008-financial-crisis-2015-10
Europe's rail lines shut down due to the refugee crisis. (between capacity not keeping up with the number of people and cities or governments shutting down rail lines sporadicly trying to manage that flow it's an ugly mess.)https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/europeans-struggle-as-migrant-crush-shuts-down-their-train-system/2015/10/11/f505f280-6b9e-11e5-91eb-27ad15c2b723_story.html
in military fuckups:
US/Nato airstrike hits a Doctors without borders hospital, Pentagon pays reparations, provides aid, soldiers help clear rubble and rescue trapped patents.
Russian Federation Rockets fired from ships off the syrian coast over shoot their target, run out of fuel, and blow up in a rural Iranian field. No deaths reported beyond a few goats. But iran is not forthcoming with details. (related: goat sent flying posted to youtube by iranian kid.)
in Ukrane: Gazprom accepts money from kiev in heating oil deal. Nothing else changes for either side, stalemate continues.
In isreal the cycle is spinning up again: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/gazans-join-in-widespread-violence-sweeping-israel/2015/10/09/62186d6e-6e90-11e5-91eb-27ad15c2b723_story.html
The Coalition Wounded the leader of ISIS in an airstrike
Isis killed a major Iranian general
The CIA provides 500 shiny new TOW's to FSA fighters facing Assad and ISIS armor, realizing trying to grow new FSA rebels to fight ISIS out of thin air won't work. So... they are finally getting the heavy weapons they asked for in 2013...
ISIS makes gains across syria thanks to Russian attacks on FSA positions to aid the Assad Regime.http://www.businessinsider.com/russia-just-handed-isis-a-big-win-in-syrias-largest-city-2015-10