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October 16, 2012
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– 5th Oct – The US Presidential Debate …!


– 4th Oct – I just want to “GROWL” at the World!


– 2nd Oct – PM Julia Gillard – Someone most Australians are ashamed of! –


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– 16th Sept: – Royal ‘Boobs’ – who cares –


– 31st Aug: – Oddball News Wrap – ‘Reel 4′ – News Updates from Around the World –


– 26th Aug: – Oddball News Wrap – ‘Reel 3′ – News Updates from Around the World –


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– 19th Aug: – Oddball News Wrap – ‘Reel 1′ – News from around the world –


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26th July: – Australian Gangsters Inc Part I – Gillard and the ALP by another name!!!


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July 20th: Shame … Shame … Shame … Murdoch Media to blame for the Global descent into darkness!!!


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Title:
– Oddball News Wrap –
– ‘Reel 5’: News Updates from Around the World –
| Author: EYE-BALL’s Harry’s Growl | 15th Oct 2012 |
The World is a never ending parade of the usual and the unusual.  News stories come from the strangest of places – many stories get reported and are read by locals and never get to see the light of day.Harry’s Growl plans to feature posts called ‘ODDBALL News Wrap‘.

The intent is to present abstract stories to provide a lighter and more abstract perspective to the alternatives offered at this site. The ‘format’ is still being tinkered with but will get there in a visual context.

If news is not your cup of tea and you want straight humour – try the EYE-BALL’s JokeZone Index page.

Todays ‘Oddball’ update is all World News from various sources.

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News from RT News Sources:

  1. RT News  – ‘You should’ve served US better and died!’ Debt collector berates disabled veteran … A debt collector, angered that a disabled US Army veteran was living off of disability payments, told him he “should have died” in war instead of “taking advantage of” other Americans. …
  2. RT News – Koch brothers threaten to fire employees if Obama wins ... The billionaire Koch brothers this month threatened to fire many of their more than 50,000 employees if they dare to vote for President Obama or any other Democrats in the 2012 elections….
  3. RT News – Switzerland arming in preparation for European meltdown?   … The Swiss Army is preparing contingency plans for violent unrest across Europe. A nation mostly famous for its banks, watches and chocolate fears it may face a massive influx of European refugees in the near future….
  4. RT News – ReUpload: Kim Dotcom promises ‘massive global network’  … Kim Dotcom has promised to “turn this world upside down” with a new, revamped MegaUpload. The “massive global network” will allow users to encrypt all data transfers and will be available to hosts outside the US …
  5. RT News – Riot rage: Athens protesters throw firebombs, police shoot tear gas (VIDEO, PHOTOS)  … A rally in the Greek capital turned violent when protesters in Syntagma Square lobbed Molotov cocktails at police, who retaliated by firing tear gas at the demonstrators. …
  6. RT News – ‘Democracy kidnapped!’ Madrid police fire rubber bullets as thousands surround Spanish Congress (VIDEO, PHOTOS) … Madrid riot police have cleared Plaza de Neptune of protesters, with about 200 officers securing the surrounding blocks. At least 60 people have been injured and 26 arrested as police used batons and rubber bullets to disperse the crowd. …
  7. RT NewsDouble dipping: Britain faces second round of recession … The UK’s economic forecast is cloudy with little chance of a speedy recovery, as the nation struggles to overcome its double-dip recession. Meanwhile, EU leaders are meeting to come up with a solution to the euro crisis – but seem to be striking out.…
  8. RT NewsBlockupy Frankfurt: Thousands wrap up four-day protests (VIDEO, PHOTOS) … At least 20,000 Occupy movement demonstrators have gathered in Frankfurt on the fourth day of mass anti-capitalist protests against the current banking system and austerity measures. …

News from Reuters Sources:

  1. Reuters News Mention of torture irks Guantanamo trial judge  … GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba – A military judge angrily cut off a defense lawyer who tried to discuss torture during a debate on whether courtroom attendance was mandatory for five Guantanamo prisoners accused of plotting the September 11 …
  2. Reuters News – More drugs may be linked to meningitis cases … CHICAGO/NEW YORK – Two other drugs made by the Massachusetts pharmacy at the center of a deadly meningitis outbreak may be linked to the disease, health regulators said, potentially widening the scope of the health crisis. …
  3. Reuters News – Fed officials offer divergent views on inflation risks … NEW YORK/ROANOKE, Virginia – Federal Reserve officials offered divergent opinions on Monday about the correct stance for monetary policy, differing most sharply on the inflation risk posed by the central bank’s massive efforts to buoy U.S. growth. …
  4. Reuters News – Head of CEO group urges fiscal cliff deal … IWASHINGTON – Corporate chief executives ramped up their calls for Congress to reach a compromise deal that keeps the looming “fiscal cliff” from crushing the economy and starts to shrink debt levels. …

News from Other Sources:

  1. Huffington Post – Voter Suppression Campaign Has New Twist In Ohio The battleground state of Ohio has been a theater of legal and partisan battles over the elimination of early voting days and restricted voting hours. In 18 other states with Republican-led legislatures, lawmakers have made it tougher for third party groups to register voters, purged suspected non-citizens from voting rolls or passed strict voter ID laws that require voters to present state-issued photo ID to cast a ballot.

News from ‘The Australian’ –

  1. The Australian – One in six children living in poverty AUSTRALIA’S poverty rate has increased since 2003, with one in six children still living in desperate need, according to a University of NSW study ...
  2. The Australian – Law firm ‘was highly unethical’ A UNION leader who ensured Julia Gillard’s success in ousting Kevin Rudd has slammed her former employer, Slater & Gordon ...
  3. The Australian – Thomson cited on dozen hookers … CRAIG Thomson faces a costly legal battle after Fair Work Australia launched legal action against the independent MP.
  4. The Australian – Roxon decides silence is golden after all THERE are misgivings within Labor that Nicola Roxon has mishandled the government’s approach to the Peter Slipper affair.….
  5. The Australian – Emerson tackles Libs over Thomson LABOR has attacked Coalition claims that criminal charges against Craig Thomson are imminent as the MP declared a civil claim against him would be “thrown out”.
  6. The Australian – Deceit of hiding behind one’s sex … JULIA Gillard should focus on proving a woman can be a good PM…..

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