A Look Inside Trump’s Baffling Political Success So Far

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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.

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North Korea Executes Another Top-Ranking Official

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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.

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Rouhani’s Visit To Italy Sparks Awkward Culture Clash

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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.

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