Donald Trump just keeps stumping America. Many have predicted that his presidential campaign will eventually implode due to his own utter incompetence. Gallup found that Trump has been viewed as the most unfavorable presidential candidate – of anyone from either party – in the last 25 years.
A teary-eyed Jeb Bush announced what we’ve all been anticipating to a room full of his supporters on Saturday; the latest member of the Bush dynasty dropped out of the presidential race after finishing fourth to Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio in South Carolina. It was the last in a string of disappointing finishes for Bush.
Let’s cut to the chase: when it comes to foreign policy, both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton have proven to be less than desirable. One has consistently been accused of promptly avoiding any foreign policy-related debate questions, while the other has been labeled “bellicose.”
North Korea executed another one of its high-profile officials recently, exact date unknown, according to South Korean intelligence. Gen. Ri Yong-Gil, a North Korean senior military leader, was reportedly arrested at a Party meeting and later executed under the charges of “factionalism, misuse of authority and corruption.” Gen. Ri is one of the senior-most officials executed thus far in a recent string of high-profile executions in the hermit state.
David Daleiden, the 27-year-old anti-abortion enthusiast best-known for his complex attempts to expose Planned Parenthood, turned himself in last week to the Harris County courthouse in Texas. Read More
A United Nations panel ruled on Friday in favor of the infamous Australian founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, on the basis that he had been “arbitrarily detained, and should be allowed to walk free and compensated for his deprivation of liberty.”
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited Italy last week on a five-day trip aimed at rebuilding economic relations with Europe. The visit, which took place after the curbing of Iran’s nuclear program and Europe’s consequent lifting of sanctions, included meetings with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at the Capitoline Museum in Rome after Italian firms signed business deals with Iran. Controversy sparked when it became publicly known that several of Italy’s famous, well-loved and naked statues at the museum were covered up in lieu of Rouhani’s visit, as public characterizations of nudity are prohibited in the Islamic republic.