10.16.2016

10.16.2016

Today’s Buzz features domestic terrorism, presidential fundraising, and the great Northwest wind storm. Since Hillary Clinton suggests that we should watch internet cats to make it through the rest of the election today’s buzz is adorned with a bunch of silly looking cats!

Right Now With Ian Davidson

What I’m Doing: Catching up on my TV Watchlist

What I’m Reading: Man in the High Castle

What I’m Listening To: This Land is Our Land

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We’re Buzzin’

‘It will be a bloodbath’: Inside the Kansas militia plot to ignite a religious war The “Crusaders” knew they wanted to kill Muslims — and with luck, use the “bloodbath” to ignite a religious war — but for months they couldn’t settle on a plan. The easiest way would be to grab guns, go to the predominantly Somali-Muslim apartment complex they’d been surveilling and start kicking in doors, court documents said. They would spare no one, not even babies. In the end, they decided to set off bombs similar to the one Timothy McVeigh used in 1995 to kill 168 people in Oklahoma City. They planned to strike after the Nov. 8 election, investigators said. Curtis Allen, Gavin Wright and Patrick Eugene Stein face federal charges of conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction to blow up an apartment complex, a mosque and Muslim immigrants from Somalia, the Department of Justice announced Friday.

 

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The Republican confidence crisis that created Donald Trump: Donald Trump’s campaign has taken a “me-against-the-world” turn this week as the candidate, facing a torrent of new sexual assault allegations, lashes out against what he describes as as a global “power structure” determined to keep him out of the White House. The players in that power structure, according to Trump’s vitriolic speech delivered Thursday, include the “corrupt media,” “the Washington establishment,” corporations,  international banks and global special interests.

One of Kansas’ natural wonders soon to be open to public: Western Kansas’ chalk formations have long been some of the most valued features in the region. For nearly 150 years, people, including scientists, have prowled the high-reaching rocks to find fossilized shark teeth and complete aquatic dinosaurs 20 feet or more in length. Some wildlife watchers prefer the rocks to any other place in the state.

Peter Thiel to Donate $1.25 Million in Support of Donald Trump The billionaire investor, the only prominent supporter of the Republican candidate in the tech community, joins a very short list of large Trump contributors.

Hillary Clinton Builds $150 Million War Chest, Doubling Donald Trump: September was Mr. Trump’s best fund-raising month, but he and committees linked to his campaign began October with only $75 million in cash on hand.

Hacked Transcripts Reveal a Genial Hillary Clinton at Goldman Sachs Events: WikiLeaks released the material as part of a trove of emails obtained in an illegal breach of a top aide’s email account.

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Local Gov Confidential

Western Washington windstorm weaker than predicted: Winds of up to 35 mph and gusts at 60 mph remain in the forecast for Saturday night, but fears of an epic storm seem to be dissipating.

Dancing police officer crushes Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ at pep rally: Deuntay Diggs is back, and his moves are more flawless than ever. The Virginia police officer, already famous for busting a move to Beyoncé’s “Formation” during a school fundraising event in August, has delivered a follow-up performance, this time at a North Stafford High School pep rally.

Sports for every body grows in popularity in Phoenix: Adaptive sports have taken off with technology and awareness of sports from wheelchair rugby to basketball in the Phoenix area.

Everything You Need to Know About the Momentous Habitat III For the next several days, more than 30,000 mayors, ministers, policymakers, and urbanists will flock to one of Latin America’s largest and best preserved historic centers to make a plan for the future. They’re gathering in Quito, Ecuador, for the third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, better known as Habitat III. The four-day summit, beginning Monday, takes place once every 20 years, and is a chance to develop a sustainable plan for a rapidly urbanizing world. To get one thing clear: The gathering won’t magically solve all the problems related to urbanization. But the hope is it will help cities—and the world—to better adjust to the urban boom.

Where Are the Latino Home Owners? In the United States, rates of homeownership among Latino families lag far behind those of white families. A recent article from the Urban Institute digs into the causes and effects of this issue.