The Daily Buzz: Duterte Calls Kids Killed in His Drug War "Collateral Damage"; Trump's Drug-Test Demand; Sharon Osbourne Denies "Drunk" Claims

Oct 17 2016

The Daily Buzz: Duterte Calls Kids Killed in His Drug War “Collateral Damage”; Trump’s Drug-Test Demand; Sharon Osbourne Denies “Drunk” Claims

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Duterte Says Children Killed in Philippines Drug War Are “Collateral Damage” [The Guardian]
The bloodthirsty leader and international pariah continues to shock.

“We Should Take a Drug Test Before Debate,” Donald Trump Says [New York Times]
The latest line in the farcical US presidential election follows playful allegations from Howard Dean (later retracted) that Trump debated on coke.

Investors Anxious as Oregonians Again Vote on Marijuana [Seattle Times]
“Dry” counties in the legal-weed state now have the chance to reconsider—with plenty of money riding on the vote.

“Scared Straight” Programs Divide Parents as Kids See Gruesome Results of Violence [The Guardian]
A hospital executive in Brooklyn is showing middle school student cadavers and violent videos, in a program that earns the tag “controversial.”

Brazil Prison Clashes “Kill 25 Inmates” [BBC]
Two rival factions reportedly burned and beheaded victims in an overcrowded prison in the north of the country.

Sharon Osbourne Hits Back at “Drunk” Claims [RTE]
The unsubstantiated claims began circulating after she forgot the name of one of her acts on the hit show The X-Factor.