The Tunisian youth, who launched the Arab Spring, are now becoming militant Islamist jihadists.
The Daily Telegraph of London reports that, "It is just the sort of neighbourhood that Tunisia’s revolution was meant to help. Douar Hicher’s concrete flats are filled with young men and women who drove the uprising that kicked off the Arab Spring of 2011, hoping to usher in a new era of opportunity."
Lena Dunham, who stars in a TV reality series about ugly naked women, has cancelled all her publicity appearances over allegations that she maliciously sexually abused her younger sister.
According to ABC News, " has canceled two book tour dates in Europe amid accusations that she molested her sister when they were children. The actress tweeted on Monday that she was no longer going to attend events in Belgium and Germany."
The Houston Chronicle claims that rabble-rousing U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D.-Tx.) stands tall as the so-called "voice of reason" in the halls of Congress.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "Sheila Jackson Lee's reputation for verbosity precedes her, but she has won respect through sheer force of effort because nobody works harder or cares more about helping Houston than she does. The congresswoman, seeking an 11th term representing District 18, is a stout defender of President Obama and has the attention of his staff, which she puts to good use. She told us she "makes sure every one of the president's cabinet members is working for District 18," which includes downtown and the historically black Third, Fourth and Fifth Wards."
A Russian company is manufacturing Koran phones that show Muslims how to find Mecca.
Russia Today reports that, "A unique cellphone solely for Muslims – with pre-installed Koran in Russian and Arabic and “prayer alarm” – is to go on sale in Russia from the end of November. Created by , the cell phone is expected to become a popular device with Muslims in Russia. A built-in navigator automatically determines the user’s location and also points the way to the East, where Mecca lies."
Great Britain Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband is encouraging pro-Feminist supporters to wear T-shirts that were manufactured under sweatshop conditions on the island of Mauritius.
According to the Belfast Telegraph, "A women's rights charity behind a t-shirt campaign now caught up in controversy over claims the products were made in "sweatshop" conditions has said it will order the clothes be withdrawn from sale if the reports are proven."
Charlie Crist, a Democrat running for Governor of Florida, received a $50,000 donation from Joe Rodriquez, who allegedly hired strippers forced to work under sweatshop conditions.
NewsMax reports that, "The Florida Republican Party on Friday pounded Charlie Crist, the Democratic candidate challenging Gov. Rick Scott in Tuesday's midterm election, over a new report on his alleged ties to the strip club industry."
African-American state lawmakers are expressing grave concerns that President Barry Obama's solar panel subsidies for American homeowners appear likely to raise the income inequality gap.
According to the Daily Caller, "African-American state lawmakers are worried that policies encouraging the use of rooftop solar panels may be widening inequality between rich and poor communities, hitting minorities especially hard."
A Leftist extremist organization called, Democracy for New Mexico which is working on behalf of Sen. Tom Udall (D.-N.M.), is demanding that the United Nations assume its global powers to shut down the oil & gas industry in New Mexico.
Democracy for New Mexico reports that, "Observation and modeling is pointing to an irreversible transition in the southwestern USA and Northern Mexico towards a sustained, drier climate. It may have been under way since 2000. “Dustbowl” conditions are projected to become the norm for the dry season in the region. This change, unprecedented in the instrumental record, is linked to global shifts of rainfall regimes as sub-tropical dry zones over towards the poles."
The Russian military gave a demonstration in public to prove that its nuke subs can blast away cities from a distance of 5,000 km.
Russia Today reports that, "A TV crew was on board a Borey-class nuclear submarine as it was test-firing a Bulava nuclear missile on Wednesday. A video from the sub shows people entrusted with one of the world's most powerful weapons in action. The Yury Dolgoruky fired its deadly cargo from the Barents sea in Russia's north to the Far-Eastern test range of Kura."
Sen. Mark Udall (D.-Co.) has voted with President Barry Obama 99 percent of the time.
According to the Daily Caller, "Throughout his Colorado Senate campaign, GOP challenger Cory Gardner has said that his opponent, incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Udall, voted with President Obama 99 percent of the time."