Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will hit the campaign trail to encourage Kansas residents to support Sen. Roberts re-election bid.
The Daily Caller reports that, "Sarah Palin is heading to Kansas. The former Alaska governor plans to stump for incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, who has unexpectedly found himself with a real general election challenge on his hands. A local news outlet that Palin will appear with Roberts on Thursday."
BEIJING: Chinese officials touted the Three Gorges Dam as a so-called 'Green Energy' resource. Ironically, the hydroelectric power plant could shut down due to garbage clogging up the Yangtze River.
China Radio International reports that, "A total of 1,700 tons of floating garbage has been cleaned up from the Three Gorges Dam as of Wednesday. The garbage, swept down to the dam by the second wave of upper Yangtze flooding, has contaminated the water and poses serious threats to hydro-power installations on the dam."
Expressing concerns over so-called "bad optics," Mexico's most deadly drug cartel, 'Knights Templar,' hired CNN reporter Jose Luis Diaz, to upgrade their "communications strategy."
Russia Today reports that, "Two reporters from Mexico’s troubled Michoacan state have been caught accepting money from the leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel and discussing a “communication strategy” to improve the cartel’s image."
BEIJING: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is quoted on the record as saying that he feels "deeply disturbed" that China is arresting Uighur terrorists.
According to the BBC News, "The United States has expressed strong concern after China jailed Uighur academic Ilham Tohti for life. Secretary of State John Kerry said he was "deeply disturbed" at the move. He and the White House both called for Tohti's immediate release."
Congressman Gary Peters (D.-Mi.) is campaigning for US Senate in Michigan on a platform to endorse stronger environmental regulations. Nevertheless, he owns a substantial amount of shares in fossil fuels corporations.
According to the Daily Caller, "Democratic Michigan Congressman and Senate candidate Gary Peters refused to sell his stock in the substance petroleum coke (petcoke), despite the fact that he has called petcoke “dirtier than the dirtiest fuel” and launched a public campaign to highlight the evils of a petcoke buildup in the area around the Detroit River."
On the very day President Barry Obama launched air strikes against terrorists in Syria, the nation's commander-in-chief of the U.S. Armed Forces was observed flashing his Starbucks paper cup and saluting the Marines Corps.
U-T San Diego reports that, "On a day President Barack Obama talked about in Syria and Iraq and the "" of climate change, some critics and reporters focused instead on a military faux pas of his -- a salute of two Marines with a cup in his hand. "
BEIJING: Chinese pork supply companies are booming as they can export their products to Russia.
China Radio International reports that, "Two subsidiaries of Henan-based WH Group, the world's largest pork producer, have now been cleared to export their products to Russia. The two Heilongjiang-based plants got the official nod after their production facilities and products were approved by Russia's meat products watchdog last month."