Trade negotiations between the United States and European Union are not succeeding.
According to the BBC News, "There are rising concerns in Europe over negotiations to liberalise trade with the United States. The project, the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, aims to remove a wide range of barriers to bilateral commerce."
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is alleging that CNN is a racist media outlet.
The Daily Caller reports that, "The National Association of Black Journalists issued a statement this week condemning the treatment of black employees at CNN. They cite Suzanne Malveaux, T.J. Holmes and Soledad O’Brien, who have all left or been forced to leave their anchor posts in the past few years. They say there are only two black executive producers at the network."
First Lady Michelle Obama hit the campaign trail to endorse Bruce Braley's bid for U.S. Senate. Nevertheless, she kept calling him "Bailey" on a stump speech and even the local Democrat Party partisan audience complained.
According to Fox News, "What’s in a name? For Michelle Obama, a whole lot of confusion. While campaigning in Des Moines, Iowa Friday for Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley, she referred to him multiple times as “Bailey” before she was corrected by someone shouting from the audience."
U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D.-Tx.) easily wins the award for "meanest member of Congress."
The San Antonio Express-News reports that, "If you pay attention to local politics long enough, you'll no doubt hear the phrase: "I've never heard of a camera that Sheila Jackson Lee didn't love." Still, it's likely the Democratic representative isn't enjoying this kind of spotlight: has again awarded Jackson Lee, D-Houston, the position of meanest Congress member among Democrats."
Germany's 'Green Energy' strategy is putting the country on the brink of nationwide power outages and bankrupting domestic power plants.
Russia Today reports that, "Profits have declined for German energy companies since Angela Merkel decided to shake up the power industry by cutting nuclear energy in favor of renewables. The impact on the energy sector is severe, and may be having a domino effect across Europe."
Fr. Benedict Groeschel, founder of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, died at the age of 81 on October 1.
According to the Daily Telegraph of London, "Fr BenedictGroeschel, founder of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, who has died aged 81, was a preacher, author and popular religious broadcaster; his chief love was always his work with the poor and with troubled young people."
The Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Armed Forces, Barry Obama's treasonous behavior continues on unabated. After the media and military publicly excoriated the President for saluting U.S. Marines with a Starbuck cup in his right hand, Obama ordered the Pentagon-sponsored newspaper, Stars & Stripes, to defend his un-American actions.
Stars & Stripes reports that, "The idea that President Barack Obama is anti-American or anti-military achieved a little more leverage recently from his inadvertent “latte salute.” As Obama exited Marine One, his salute with a coffee cup in his hand, returned to two attending Marines at the bottom of the steps, was admittedly casual, considerably removed from the best military practice."
Mafia-style triad street battles are erupting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Channel NewsAsia reports that, "The pre-dawn blast, suspected to be related to a gangland turf battle, occurred outside a pub at Bukit Bintang. A Malaysian parking lot attendant has died, and among those injured include a Singaporean, a Thai and two Chinese nationals."