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The BBC News reports that, "Australia's government has repealed a controversial mining tax after striking a deal with business tycoon Clive Palmer's political party.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."
Ever wonder why President Barry Obama hasn't prepared a "strategy" to fight the Islamic State of Syria and Levante (ISIS)? That's because US Secretary of State John Kerry is too busy giving speeches at the United Nations claiming that Climate Change is the "biggest challenge" for all of humanity.
CNS News reports that, "Secretary of State John Kerry has called climate change “ that we face right now,” and his French counterpart has warned of climate , and now the U.N. climate change chief is implying that climate change can be viewed on a par with the deadly Ebola outbreak."
Apple's iCloud features could cause financial headaches for the hi-tech company as hackers target cloud technology.
According to the Houston Chronicle, "In a statement Tuesday, Apple said the hack that caused nude photos of celebrities to leak was not the result of a widespread attack on its iCloud system. Instead, the hackers targeted the accounts of individual celebrities."
With the boost of cloud technology, hackers have gotten more bold with their crimes and so-called "hacktivism."
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their programming prowess and make political points."
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan is facing a crisis in his cabinet.
Channel NewsAsia reports that, "Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to reshuffle his cabinet on Wednesday (Sep 3) in a bid to re-energise his economic and security agenda after once stellar approval ratings began to wane."
President Barry Obama's sector sanctions against Russia have caused the Germany economy to plunge into a downward spiral.
According to Russia Today, "Growth in Germany contracted 0.2 percent in the second quarter, the first fall in over a year, stoking worries Europe’s biggest economy is slowing down, as the Ukraine crisis and weaker trade drag down what was once a glowing model for the rest of Europe."
BEIJING: The British Parliament is planning to move ahead on a study to prove that democracy in Hong Kong is limited. Therefore, the UK Foreign Affairs committee chairman Sir Richard Ottaway contends that this would be a breach of the 1984 handover agreement, which granted Hong Kong sovereignty from the UK to mainland China.
The BBC News reports that, "But he said if it was true that a Chinese committee was nominating a "limited number of candidates" for an election, there did appear to be a "prima facie case" that China had breached the undertakings it gave in the 1984 handover agreement."