Secretary of State John Kerry is mad as hell and he ain't gonna take it anymore. He displayed a long face over Bahrain refusing to act subservient to the United States.
AFP reports that, "Washington (AFP) - Secretary of State John Kerry voiced deep concern to Bahrain for expelling an American envoy and making "unacceptable demands" that foreign ministry personnel attend his private meetings, the State Department said Monday."
North Korea is raising its belligerence levels by shooting over 100 missiles in the direction of Japan, but laning in the Sea of Japan.
The JoongAng Daily reports that, "North Korea fired about 100 short-range projectiles toward its waters in the East Sea from a launch site close to the inter-Korean border, Seoul officials said yesterday, while it fixed the schedule with Seoul to hold talks to send its athletes and cheerleaders for the upcoming Asian Games."
When President Barry Obama gets bored with blaming former President George W. Bush, he loves to troll social media Websites and post "fake victim blogs."
According to Russia Today, "The UK's spy agency has developed a number of crafty tools to monitor and comb the web, planting false information when necessary, Glenn Greenwald said while disclosing a fresh batch of Snowden's files."
BEIJING: CCTV's business news anchor Rui Chenggang was recently arrested in China over an alleged bribery scheme. He captured glory as a reporter in China for interviewing global leaders and top business executives. He claimed that former President Bill Clinton was a good friend, while he sold and promoted his videos. He tapped into 'Clinton Cronyism' to become a rock star reporter, who won glowing praise from the Western media.
Nevertheless, hubris got the best of him and his pervasive greed led to his downfall. He even sold his videos to CCTV executives, who already owned the rights and produced the video clips on his behalf. Rui believed that his friendship with billionaire tycoon George Soros could protect him from harm.
Apparently, the Socialist government of France will lead a war to wipe out jihadists in Africa. However, US President Barry Obama is refusing to participate.
According to the BBC News, "France is to set up a new military operation in the Sahel region of northern Africa in an effort to stop the emergence of jihadist groups. About 3,000 French soldiers will be deployed, along with troops from Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Chad."
Rumours that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is struggling with alcoholism continue to swirl. Vanity Fair interviewed Hillary and her comments were rambling, incoherent and goofy. When asked about her greatest accomplishments, she talked about bridges and tunnels instead.
Vanity Fair reports that, "Bridges and tunnels, tunnels and bridges. For the future of our world, we must learn to recognize the difference between the two. I spent a lot of time over the years, both as First Lady and U.S. secretary of state, thinking about ways to understand those differences."
BEIJING: The Chinese State-owned media is calling for the resignation of Fox News TV host Bob Beckel for allegedly going on a racist rant live On Air. Beckel is a diehard Democrat Party operative, a former aide to President Jimmy Carter and campaign manager of Walter Mondale's failed 1984 bid for the White House.
China Radio International reports that, "A California state senator has called on Fox News host Bob Beckel to step down over his recent racist comment about Chinese people. Senator Ted Lieu's call came after Beckel said during a broadcast last Thursday of "The Five" that "Chinese are the single biggest threat to the national security of the U.S. … Do you know what we just did? As usual, we bring them over here and teach a bunch of Chinamen – err, Chinese people – how to do computers and then they go back to China and hack into us."
The official White House Website has disclosed a listing of all US citizens, who visited President Barry Obama since he asummed office. You can view the entire list to count how many of those special guests were Obama donors.
The White House Website reports that, "As part of President Obama's commitment to government transparency, we are providing records of White House visitors on an ongoing basis online. In December 2009, we will begin posting all White House visitor records for the period from September 15th onwards under the terms of our new . In addition, as part of our new policy, we will post records dating from January 20th that are specifically requested on an ongoing basis. For more information, read the White House blog post ."
BEIJING: China and the United States of America have recently signed the Federal Account Tax Compliant Act (FATCA), which requires the Internal Revenues Service (IRS) to disclose to China, the bank account information of Chinese-born pro-democracy activists, who fled their homeland to live in America.
According to Forbes, "One of the most insidious measures to keep your capital from fleeing overseas became law in spring 2010. Almost no one noticed. It was tucked into a “jobs bill.” Maybe you’ve heard of it by now, H.R. 2847, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA. Its stated aim is to crack down on moneybags “tax evaders.” One of its key provisions went into effect July 1, 2014."