Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may soon enact legislation to declare formally that the Takeshima Islets in the Sea of Japan are property of Tokyo, not south Korea.
The Dong-A-Ilbo reports that, "More than 30 lawmakers and local governments claimed en masse that “Takeshima (Japanese name for Dokdo) belongs to Japanese territory” at a gathering in central Tokyo on Thursday. The Shinzo Abe administration, which has demanded a South Korea-Japan summit, also sent a vice-ministerial official to support the rally."
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton paid the phone bills of Islamist terrorists who killed four innocent Americans at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. That's because Muslim militants were using ObamaPhones paid for by the U.S. State Department to coordinate the assault.
According to Fox News, "The terrorists who attacked the U.S. consulate and CIA annex in Benghazi on September 11, 2012 used cell phones, seized from State Department personnel during the attacks, and U.S. spy agencies overheard them contacting more senior terrorist leaders to report on the success of the operation, multiple sources confirmed to Fox News."
Latino Leftists in San Antonio, Texas stand appalled that some solar energy companies seek to earn profits by charging fees for usage.
The Liberty Post reports that, "Latino Group Urges Mayor Julian Castro to Liberty Post reports that, "Hold the Line Against Attacks on Rooftop Solar in TX As City Council Considers Proposals from CPS Energy As Castro’s Profile Rises Nationally with Recent Obama Nomination, Group Asks Mayor to Take a Stand in Support of Clean Energy."
U.S. State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki has become a superstar sensation on Russian blogs. Nevertheless, Russian bloggers are making a mockery of her.
The Voice of Russia reports that, "State Department spokesman Jen Psaki says on Tuesday she is being criticized by Russian media because United States supports Kiev authorities. Psaki becomes recently widely known for her loud statements on Ukraine, in which US supports military operation against independence supporters in east and invariably confirms this support, despite death of civilians."
India is dramatically reforming its stalling economy and encouraging global coal tycoons to invest in the country.
According to the BBC News, "India's new government has unveiled a programme for rapid economic reforms aimed at creating jobs and boosting foreign investment. The announcement by President Pranab Mukherjee included plans designed to simplify taxation and reduce inflation."
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has brazenly declared she intends to break the law. She is refusing to hand over key evidence to law enforcement officials that would shed some much needed light on Benghazi. Some are speculating that she had been shedding her personal notes, which could be a felony offense.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "Hillary Clinton has "a lot" of private notes about the 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, but she might not be willing to turn them over to the
Israel is none too pleased by the goofball antics of President Barry Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry. Israel's parliament elected a hardliner as President.
According to the Houston Chronicle, "Israel's parliament on Tuesday chose , a veteran nationalist politician and supporter of the Jewish settlement movement, as the country's next president, putting a man opposed to the creation of a Palestinian state into the ceremonial but influential post."
In a stunning upset, Tea Party candidate Dave Brat, an economics professor, trounced House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the Republican primary. Cantor was a leading voice of the GOP Establishment and a moderate, who leaned Left.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "House Majority Leader lost in his Republican primary election Tuesday to a little-known economics professor, a stunning upset for the GOP's No. 2 in the House and a major victory for the tea party."