Wikileaks Releases Another 1,894 Podesta Emails In Part 11 Of Data Dump; Total Is Now 17,150

The daily dump continues.  In the now traditional daily routine, one which forces the Clinton campaign to resort to ever more stark sexual scandals involving Trump to provide a media distraction, moments ago Wikileaks released yet another 1,894 emails in Part 11 of its ongoing Podesta Email dump, which brings the total number of released emails to 17,150.

Global Stocks Rebound As Fed Fears Ease, Dollar Falls From 7 Month High

If yesterday's session was marked by concerns about Fed tightening and rising long-end rates, today concerns about a hawkish Fed have subsided, with European, Asian stocks and S&P futures all rising amid speculation Federal Reserve policy will remain accommodative after yesterday's dovish comments by Fed vice-Chair Stan Fischer, as well as weak economic data helped push the US Dollar off its 7 month highs.

RT's Bank Accounts Blocked In The UK; Russia Foreign Ministry Slams RBS' Decision

While we have yet to get an update from Wikileaks on the status of Julian Assange's internet connection at the Ecuadorian embassy in the UK, which as reported overnight was allegedly "severed" by an unknown "state party", moments ago Russia's RT, a media outlet funded by the Russian government, has allegedly seen its bank accounts blocked by the UK, according to a tweet by the station's editor-in-chief, Margarita Simonyan.

Iraq Launches Military Offensive To Retake Mosul From ISIS; Up To 1 Million Refugees Expected

Moments ago, Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi publicly announced the start of an offensive to retake Mosul, the capital of Islamic State's caliphate in Iraq. "The hour has come and the moment of great victory is near," he said in a speech on state TV, "I announce today the start of the operation to liberate the province of Nineveh."  US troops are said to be playing a "supporting role" in the offensive.

GOP Headquarters In North Carolina Firebombed In Act Of "Political Terrorism"

Hillsborough police are investigating an apparent firebombing of the Orange County Republican headquarters, an incident that one state GOP official called an act of “political terrorism." Police said the words, “Nazi Republicans get out of town or else” were spray painted on the side of an adjacent building.

SNL Mocks Second Presidential Debate; Trump Displeased

Donald Trump was not pleased after "Saturday Night Live" mocked the second debate between him and Hillary Clinton: "watched Saturday Night Live hit job on me.Time to retire the boring and unfunny show. Alec Baldwin portrayal stinks. Media rigging election!"