Ballistic Missiles Fired By Yemen Rebels At Saudi Arabia Land Near US Destroyer

Two missiles fired from rebel-held territory in Yemen landed near an American destroyer in the Red Sea, the U.S. Navy said Monday, the second such launch targeting ships in the crucial international waterway in recent days. AP reports that the missile launches Sunday came as a ballistic missile fired from Yemen apparently targeted a Saudi air base near the Muslim holy city of Mecca, the deepest strike yet into the kingdom by Shiite rebels and their allies.

Frontrunning: October 10

  • Rancorous Debate Gets Personal (WSJ)
  • In debate, Trump signals aggressive close to his campaign (AP)
  • Trump Ends Nightmare Weekend With Over-the-Top Debate (BBG)
  • Trump vs Clinton: He calls her a devil, she says he abuses women (Reuters)
  • Ryan discussed revoking Trump endorsement (Politico)
  • Trump's body language during debate raises social media eyebrows (Reuters)

Deutsche Bank Tells Investors Not To Worry About Its €46 Trillion In Derivatives

"The 46 trillion euros figure sounds gigantic, but it is completely misleading. The real risk is far lower" Deutsche Bank's Chief Risk Officer Stewart Lewis told Welt am Sonntag. There is just one problem with this statement: Lewis made an almost identical promise that "Deutsche Bank is fine" two months ago. As it turned out, it wasn't.

Trump Defies Critics, "Signals Attack On Bill Clinton" Ahead Of Crucial Debate

While nobody has any idea what Trump's best angle of attack may be, or what the republican presidential contender will say in under three hours when the townhall-styled debate begins, it is certain that following a brief courteous open, the mudslinging on both sides will promptly escalate, resulting in one of the most memorable, "deplorable" yet entertaining slow-motion trainwrecks observed in primetime history.

Russia Accuses US Of Threatening Its National Security, "Needs Nuclear Weapons For Protection From US Hostility"

"It's not just a rhetorical Russophobia, but aggressive steps that really hurt our national interests and pose a threat to our security" the Russian foreign minister said in an interview in Russia today, adding that "the Russian need to have nuclear arms for protection against US is a most negative & dangerous result of Washingtons influence on world stabilty."

Bernie Sanders Supporters Furious Over Hillary's Leaked Wall Street Speeches

"This is a very clear illustration of why there is a fundamental lack of trust from progressives for Hillary Clinton,” said Tobita Chow, chair of the People's Lobby which endorsed Sanders in the primary election. "The progressive movement needs to make a call to Secretary Clinton to clarify where she stands really on these issues and that’s got to involve very clear renunciations of the positions that are revealed in these transcripts."

Duterte Dares CIA To "Oust" Him, Puts Joint Patrols With US On Hold

"You want to oust me? You want to use the CIA? Go ahead," Duterte said in a speech in his southern home town of Davao city, while railing against US President Barack Obama. The speech follows and accusation last month in which Duterte said the CIA was plotting to kill him, but gave no specifics. "Be my guest. I don't give a shit."

Saudi Air Strike Kills At Least 82, Injures 534 At Yemen Funeral

An airstrike carried out by Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeting a funeral ceremony in the Yemen capital of Sanaa has killed at least 82 and injured more than 534 people, news agencies report, citing local officials. Hundreds of body parts were found inside and outside the hall after the strike.