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up in controversy over claims the products were made in "sweatshop" conditions has said it will order the clothes be withdrawn from sale if the reports are proven."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."
BEIJING: Lenovo is moving ahead on a grand strategy to compete against Apple worldwide.
Seeking Alpha reports that, "Lenovo () is meant to build "a leading internet-based smart devices and services business in China." The company will become operational on April 1, 2015, have its own name and brand, and "focus not only on devices, but also on software and application development and close customer engagement."
When Tim Cook was appointed as the CEO of Apple in 2011, many speculated that he was gay, but he refused to come out of the closet at that time. An article from Gawker dated January 10, 2011, called him, "the Most Powerful Gay Man in Silicon Valley."
According to Gawker, "It looks increasingly like Steve Jobs' reign at Apple is over. If the CEO doesn't return from his third, indefinite medical leave, COO Tim Cook will succeed him, marking a new era not only for Apple but for gay progress."
Apparently, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D.-La.) believes her messiah is President Barry Obama. She anointed the unpopular President as a "very positive light."
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "Republicans are calling on Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu to apologize after she suggested Thursday that President 's deep unpopularity in the South is partly tied to race. In an interview with on Thursday, Landrieu was quoted as saying that the South "has not always been the friendliest place for African-Americans."