Around The Horn - Europe.....
And Theresa May and Mariano Rajoy, of course, now see eye-to-eye on Scottish independence and any thoughts of secession.
BREXIT & SPAIN: May & Rajoy Say Spaniards & Britons Need Not Panic Over Brexit https://www.thespainreport.com/articles/947-161013094543-daily-spain-briefing-thursday-october-13-2016#722 …
UK looks at paying billions into #EU budget after #Brexit. Plan wld let finance sector keep single-mrkt access ~@FT https://www.ft.com/content/a8ec5e90-938c-11e6-a1dc-bdf38d484582 …
Deutsche Bank reported to mull partial US retreat to cut costs. http://bloom.bg/2ecLo1d
#IMF mission chief Delia Velculescu postponed return to Athens until Friday (via @Real_gr) #Greece #economy
OPEC, Russia & Energy In General.....
Tensions between Parliament and the Gov't seems motivation for this action...
"OPEC will be lucky if Russia's contribution goes much beyond warm words of support. And support is very different from participation"
"If history is a guide, OPEC shouldn't expect much from Russia" https://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2016-10-16/russian-pledge-to-back-opec-cuts-probably-won-t-stack-up …
"Russian companies have long argued it's impossible to shut production in the permafrost of Western Siberia" https://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2016-10-16/russian-pledge-to-back-opec-cuts-probably-won-t-stack-up …
Saudi Arabia and Venezuela would like to sell you some bonds http://bloom.bg/2dfX2XK
Interbank rates rising in both KSA & Qatar , Saudi Banks under pressure - low oil prices hitting hard.
( More At Twitter T.L )
Very ugly development - no place for this , no matter which party one supports.
NC GOP statement
SNL Hilariously Looks Back to a Simpler Time: Last Week’s Trump/Clinton Debate
Dump of Podesta emails continues....
Trump makes it clear: He is asserting voter fraud at "many polling places" with no evidence more than three weeks before Election Day.
Naureckas: Trump Tape and Clinton Emails Are Both Legitimate–but Not Equivalent–Stories
We've all wondered how Hillary avoided prosecution for her email scheme. Wikileaks may have found the answer. Obama!
Clinton campaign internal "debate" on whether to accept money from foreign sources https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/11915 …
Latest Wiki Dump Reveals Heavy Press Collusion Over Hillary's "Excellent Health" Medical Statement http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-10-16/latest-wiki-dump-reveals-heavy-press-collusion-over-hillarys-excellent-health-medica …
"You can't trust polls: Clinton leads, but our polling methods are bunk" http://hill.cm/4m5fTm6
Suburban white women weigh their options in a ‘bizarre’ election: http://53eig.ht/2cXxTPQ
The drug test request , coming subsequent to both Candidates release of medical information , seems superfluous.
National @USCDornsife/@LAtimes Tracking Poll 10/9-15 Trump 45% (+1) Clinton 44 A point shift toward Trump in a day http://cesrusc.org/election/
New National NBC/WSJ Poll: Clinton 48% (+11) Trump 37 Johnson 7 Stein 2 H2H: Clinton 51 (+11) Trump 40 Oct 10-13
National poll by @Reuters Clinton leads by 7 points. Clinton 44 Trump 37 Johnson 6 Stein 2 Oct. 7-13
Trump campaign points to newspaper interview as "evidence" that groping allegations are untrue
( Much More At Twitter Time Line. )
#Libya Presidential guard of UN-backed govt switches sides to rival Salvation govt.
#Libya Confusion in Tripoli: UN envoy met head of UN-backed govt. presidential guard on 14th, now guard appears defecting to Salvation govt.
#Libya A lot of tension in Tripoli tonight. Militias deployed.
#Libya US drops leaflets on IS at Sirte asking them to surrender.
#Libya Tripoli attorney general issues arrest warrant for coup plotters
Not scary at all.... #Libya
Rixos Militias getting support from Musrata militias based at the airport road. Ghenewa and haythem are prepared as well. South #Tripoli calm
The Interim Govt calls on HoR to look into Salvation Govt's proposal, adding that HoR has been a pioneer in promoting Libyan-Libyan dialogue
Taher al-Badawi: We call on the head of the Presidency Council to select the town of #Ijkharra for discussions to form a cabinet #Newsroom
Taher al-Badawi: We will brief the Presidency Council on the #Ijkharra Forum and its outcome #Newsroom
Past 5 years in Libya have all been driven by conflicting, narrow interests - not grass roots connections or popular movements
Average Libyan citizen doesn't imagine or even conceive of having any power, and just wishes to survive in cracks between warring groups
Big part of Libyan instability has been lack of legitimate popular foundation of any post 2011 entity
Over past days #BunyanMarsus fighters seized weapons,armored vehicles,walkie-talkies,small drones,computers,propaganda etc left behind by IS
Meetings late into the night yesterday aimed at keeping the peace between squabbling factions in #tripoli to avoid another armed tantrum
@citygirlabroad @The_NewArab Fyi , armed convoy moving from Misrata to Tripoli - as per Libya 24. http://www.libya24.tv/news/59794
What just happened in Libya? https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/indepth/2016/10/16/what-just-happened-in-libya … via @The_newarab @Eljarh
The Interim Govt declares it is following Tripoli events with utmost interest, acknowledging the Salvation Government's declaration