BEIJING: President Barry Obama's so-called 'sector sanctions' on Moscow have just boosted Russia's coal mining industry.
According to Forbes, "China’s Shenhua Group, the country’s largest coal producer, inked a $10 billion contract with Russia’s Rostec to develop coal deposits in Siberia and the Far East of Russia, another sign that energy cooperation between the two countries are gathering momentum when Russia’s relations with U.S. and Europe sour over the Ukraine crisis."
The battle between the Big D and H-Town continues to heat up. Houston's Fox 26 on Twitter called the Dallas Cowboys, the "Cowgirls," and insinuated that Dallas QB Tony Romo really is the "gayest player ever," more so than Michael Sam.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "The eyes of the Internet are on Texas after a local Fox station aired a questionable message about Tony Romo in their news crawl Wednesday night."
Japanese super models Saaya and Eri Aoki have been struck by the Dengue Fever during a photo shoot in Tokyo.
The Daily Telegraph of London reports that, "Japan is struggling to contain the nation's first outbreak of dengue fever in nearly 70 years, with the source of the illness traced back to mosquitoes in one of Tokyo's most popular public parks."
Comedy Central has hired a team of Democrat Party lobbyists to stop President Barry Obama from imposing more 'sector sanctions' against Russia.
According to the Free Beacon, "Media giant Viacom is turning to former Democratic Rep. Howard Berman (Calif.) to help it navigate its business in Russia around the latest round of sanctions placed on Putin’s regime, according to ."
Former President Bill Clinton is embroiled in another sex scandal as a book claims he allegedly enjoyed a romantic encounter with the singer, Barbra Steisand.
The Inquisitr reports that, "The Barbra Streisand cheating scandal has some new steamy allegations about her alleged $400 million divorce with James Brolin. The beloved singer was “more than friends” with former President Bill Clinton, and her husband is totally devastated."
President Barry Obama never lets a crisis go to waste. He now contends that the Islamic State of Syrian and Levant (ISIS) can unite Americans when they behead more and more U.S. coitizens.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States will not be intimidated by Islamic State militants after the beheading of a second American journalist and will build a coalition to "degrade and destroy" the group."
Prime Minister Tony Abbott is reducing taxes and still balancing the budget in Australia.
The BBC News reports that, "Australia's government has repealed a controversial mining tax after striking a deal with business tycoon Clive Palmer's political party. The 30% tax on mining profits on coal and iron ore was first introduced by the former Labor government in 2012."
Radical Islamists in Libya have raided the Tripoli Airport and stole 11 passenger jets.
According to NewsMax, "Jihadists have stolen several commercial jetliners in Libya, raising concerns with intelligence officials about 9/11-style terror strikes as the 13th anniversary approaches, some reports say."