Kansas City is setting its sights on overtaking Detroit as America's new Motor City.
KC Think Blog reports that, "Move over Detroit! Kansas City is gaining recognition as a leader in the automotive industry. Recently coined the second-largest automotive hub in the U.S., following Detroit, the ."
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has hired a public relations firm to teach its employees how to talk to Congress.
Russia Today reports that, "The US State Department has approved a $545,000 contract to coach its officials on how to testify before Congress and brief lawmakers. The department had to seek help from a professional firm after a series of embarrassing performances by its staff."
BEIJING: President Barry Obama has deployed the US Navy to patrol disputed waters in the South China Sea.
According to the Daily Telegraph of London, "The United States will monitor actions in the South China Sea to see whether "deescalatory steps" are being taken, a senior State Department official said on Monday, a day after Beijing repelled US pressure to rein in its actions in the disputed waters."
Can the United Nations do anything right? The UN opened a camp for over 40,000 refugees from war-torn South Sudan, but living conditions are so abysmal that families are compelled to sleep in floodwaters.
The BBC News reports that, "At least 40,000 people who fled fighting in South Sudan are staying in horrific conditions at a UN camp, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says."
New York Mayor Bill De Blasio is no longer friendly with Rev. Al Sharpton.
According to the Daily Caller, "Left-wing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is reportedly “pissed” at MSNBC host Al Sharpton for showing him up at a city hall conference on police brutality and racism last week."
Hillary Clinton recently disclosed that her service as the former Secretary of State was a major failure. She admits that her loony tunes foreign policy directives have caused significant humiliation to President Barry Obama.
Fox News reports that, "Hillary Clinton, the front-runner among potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidates, is sharply distancing herself from President Obama's foreign policy, particularly in Syria, as Americans appear to continue losing confidence in his handling of key international affairs."
BEIJING: President Barry Obama continues to lose respect from around the globe. The State-owned newspaper, China Daily claims that Obama is a failure as President, because he acts like an old woman and he has a "kind of anxietas presenilis during a menopause period."
According to the China Daily, "Obama's anxiety about China is actually a kind of anxietas presenilis during a menopause period. The US, although it is still the world's most powerful country, is no longer the superpower it was."
Young nudists activists are swarming the beaches of Georgetown, Malaysia. Cops have pledged to investigate and cover them up.
Channel NewsAsia reports that, "Authorities in the Malaysian state of Penang are investigating a video showing beachgoers taking part in nudist activities, according to local daily The Star. The video, available online, shows 18 people skinny dipping at the beach and taking part in activities like body painting and dancing on a beach in Teluk Bahang, which is on the north-western tip of Penang. The video shows participants openly acknowledging the camera."
While US President Barry Obama struggles with abysmal popularity ratings in America, Russian President Vladimir Putin has seen his approval ratings skyrocket in recent months.
According to the Moscow Times, "President Vladimir Putin's approval rating has reached a record high of 87 percent, according to the results of a survey published Wednesday by the independent Levada Center pollster. In May, Putin enjoyed an approval rating of 83 percent, its highest since 2008, according to major U.S. pollster Gallup."
Lexus Liberal, Professor Robert Reich of the University of California at Berkeley is only required to teach one course on the so-called "evils of income inequality," but he will earn over $240,000 for that task.
Fox News reports that, "Labor Secretary-turned-college professor Robert Reich’s latest lectures on income inequality don't square with his $240,000 salary for teaching just one class, economists tell FoxNews.com."