Mary Burke, a Democrat who is running for Governor of Wisconsin, performed so poorly in the family business that her own father was compelled to terminate her contract.
The Daily Caller reports that, "Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke got bad news in polls Wednesday, with the latest showing her to Republican Governor Scott Walker. But more than the polls, Burke got some bad news from her past."
BEIJING: Worldwide Ebola fears have sparked a new fashion trend: 'Made in China' Hazmat suits.
The People's Daily reports that, "A factory in China is working day and night to help in the fight against the Ebolaoutbreak by producing protective suits for healthcareworkers as demand surges. The plant, in Anqiu, Shandong province, which is owned by US protective clothing manufacturer Lakeland Industries, has expanded its capacity."
The government of Kazakhstan is planning to scrap all of its Green Energy projects in the works.
The Asia Times reports that, "From small villages to big cities, wherever you go in Kazakhstan these days, billboards offer reminders that Astana is gearing up to host Expo 2017, the next World’s Fair. Kazakhstan helped to secure the right to host the event with a pledge to emphasize green energy alternatives."
People on Twitter, who Tweet, "I'm tired of being alone," are at risk of getting contacted by government social workers and could involuntarily get sent off to a mental asylum.
Channel NewsAsia reports that, "A British suicide prevention charity on Wednesday (Oct 29) launched a Twitter-scanning app designed to tip people off when their friends post potentially worrying messages. The free app from Samaritans scans for tweets involving phrases such as "tired of being alone", "hate myself", "depressed", "help me" and "need someone to talk to."
The United Nations Ebola Czar Anthony Banbury disclosed that he can't keep track of official statistics on those suffering from Ebola in Western Africa, because too many of them are fleeing the region and moving to the United States of America.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "Authorities are having trouble figuring out how many more people are getting Ebola in Liberia and Sierra Leone and where the hot spots are in those countries, harming efforts to get control of the raging, deadly outbreak, the 's top Ebola official in West Africa said Tuesday."
The European Union is threatening to impose harsh fines and 'sector sanctions' against Great Britain if British Prime Minister David Cameron refuses to pay EU taxes.
Russia Today reports that, "A failure to comply with the European Commission’s demand on the UK to contribute an extra £1.7bn ($2.66 billion) to the European Union budget could result in fines for the British government, it emerged on Monday."
Sen. Tom Udall (D.-N.M.) had recently sponsored a bill on the Senate floor that allows the federal government "to regulate" the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which grants the right to free speech.
According to the Fairfax Times, "Last month, the U.S. Senate passed by a 54-vote majority S.J. Res. 19, so-called Udall amendment that would eviscerate the 1st Amendment of the U.S. Constitution."