The Clinton family has generated more than $1 billion to their vast fortune, but former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton still considered herself "dead broke" for a few years while living in a mega mansion at a New York City suburb.
The Voice of Russia reports that, "The Wall Street Journal has claimed that the Clinton family’s vast connections to financial wealth and donors could affect her negatively in the 2016 presidential election (if she decides to run) while, at the same time, give her a leg up through industry donations to her campaign."
British academia has long endured a notorious reputation for being a hotbed for deviant sex acts. However, the University of Cambridge has promoted sexual perversion to the extreme by sponsoring an academic conference last July, which proclaimed peadophilia should be deemed the "new normal."
According to the Daily Telegraph of London, "The statement that paedophilia is “natural and normal” was made not three decades ago but last July. It was made not in private but as one of the central claims of an academic presentation delivered, at the invitation of the organisers, to many of the key experts in the field at a conference held by the University of Cambridge."
President Salvador Sanchez of El Salvador, a diehard Leftist, worries that the country's street gangs are perceived as "socially excluded." Accordingly, he intends to open his presidential palace as an art gallery to let street gangs enjoy bong parties to get drunk and high on the premises.
The BBC News reports that, "The new president of El Salvador has opened his official residence as an art gallery, welcoming what his office described as the socially excluded. The president's office said visitors would be able to see Salvadoran art and reflect on the country's reality."
President Barry Obama loves to use buzzwords when discussing foreign policy. He coined such pop phrases as "Reset on Russia" and "Pivot to Asia," while talking about so-called "Red Lines" and "Sector Sanctions." Now, he's getting groovy on "Tilt to Iran" diplomacy.
According to the Houston Chronicle, "Other experts believe that the U.S. has not only stepped back from the region, but has also actively sided with Iran in the process. Mike Doran, a senior fellow of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, engulfing the Middle East as "a struggle over the regional order" among three sides: "Shiite Iran and its proxies; ISIS and likeminded Sunni extremists; and the traditional allies of the United States: Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, and Israel."
Texas faces a swarm of migrant children flooding into Dallas and Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, a Democrat, wants County taxpayers to house 50,000 illegal immigrant children inside the Parkland Memorial Hospital warehouse as a so-called "greater angelic compassion" ploy.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "The Dallas County judge expects strong opposition against a county plan to house and care for 2,000 children who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border alone. Clay Jenkins on Friday told ( ) that there has been fierce debate over the proposal, with activists on both sides expected to attend meetings of the commissioner's court, as well as community forums."
BEIJING: China is ramping up the domestic shipbuilding sector on the Port of Tianjin, bear Beijing.
China Radio International reports that, "Shipbuilding is an industry that is large in scale and high tech, as well as producing beneficial flow-on effects to downstream industries and the wider economy. For this reason national and local governments around the world are keen to support local shipbuilding industries wherever possible."
An Italian manufacturer is selling Putinphones as an appeal to Russian patriotism.
According to Russia Today, "Supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin now have a new extravagant way of expressing their affection. An Italian luxury brand has launched a limited line of golden iPhones bearing the image of the leader."
Blood appears to be thicker than water in Romanian politics. President Trsaian Basescu has a brother who is now serving time in prison for being a mafia godfather.
The BBC News reports that, "Romania's parliament has urged President Traian Basescu to resign over his brother's alleged links to the boss of a criminal gang. Mircea Basescu was arrested last week and accused of taking a bribe from a man convicted of attempted murder."
While many countries have begun to enter a recovery phrase from the global recession, the U.S. economy continues to freefall.
According to Fox News, "America's economy shrank at a drastic 2.9 percent annual rate in the first quarter, a far more alarming picture than ones painted in two previous government estimates -- including one that actually claimed modest growth."
Howdy! Texas tops California as a wind energy producer. The Lone Star state has enjoyed more business success with renewable energy resources than any other state.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "The installation of new transmission lines across Texas has reduced the amount of wind energy lost when wind turbines shut down because of line congestion, a federal agency reports. A $7 billion project completed last year laid 3,500 miles of new transmission lines linking the windy Panhandle and West Texas plains where turbines are most common with distant population centers."