JESSICA & JOHN MAKE HISTORY In beautiful Bali, Dave & Connor continued their unlikely winning streak while Jessica & John become the first team ever eliminated holding an Express Pass.
KEEP ON GOING Standing on the mat at Terrace Downs, Dave barely hesitated as he opened the next clue with his son Connor that instructed them to fly over 4,000 miles to Bali, Indonesia.
People protest in front of Parliament building in Reykjavik, Iceland, Tuesday April 5, 2016.
With a reservation in hand, all they had to do was stop at the travel agency, pick up their tickets, and head to the airport.GETTING TO BALI The three teams of a newly formed alliance, dating Jessica & John, Youtube hosts Joey & Meghan, and roller derby moms Mona & Beth drove to the Christchurch airport along with hockey brothers Bates & Anthony, where they realized that all of the counters were closed or unable to sell tickets.When they landed, they had to make their way to the Monkey Forest, where a monkey would reveal their next clue.On the state of his Achilles, Dave commented, "My leg has gotten progressively more painful, and it's not how I envisioned competing on The Amazing Race.But you get a first place and you think"¦we can go another leg." Arriving on the mat in second to last place, newlyweds Max & Katie played it smart when they ran off with their clue.
They were the only team who thought to call ahead to a travel agency to secure seats on the earliest flight that landed in Bali at am before heading off on the long drive back to Christchurch.Farah Bayadsi, an attorney for the Ramallah-based group, which offers legal representation to Kayed and other Palestinian prisoners, visited him Monday inside Israel’s Barzilai Medical Center, where his jailers transferred him on July 17.“He is suffering from pain in the chest pain, kidney, jaw, eyes, ears, legs, as well as severe headache,” the group reported.“He also suffers from blurred vision, numbness throughout the body, hair loss, as well as yellowness and peeling of the skin.”Addameer also said Kayed told Bayadsi “the doctor following his case informed him that he is entering a very critical stage due to loss of fluids, and salts in the body and that he is suffering from dehydration,” and if “he loses consciousness, he would be forcibly treated.”Kayed, a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and a leader in the group’s prison bureau, was convicted by an Israeli military court of participation in resistance activities following his capture at the height of the Second Intifada in 2001.The plan was reportedly “toughened up” in the wake of last week’s Panama Papers revelations.But Koen Roovers, lead EU advocate for the Financial Transparency Coalition, a network of civil groups and governments working to reform financial systems,denounced it as “a half-hearted hybrid that would keep most of the world in the dark.” According to The Commission had initially planned to impose so-called country-by-country reporting only for companies’ activities in each of the 28 EU states.Demonstrators rallied outside a Manhattan office of British-Danish security company G4S, a contractor with the Israeli prison system, to demand Israel free Bilal Kayed, a Palestinian political prisoner nearing his 60th day of hunger strike.