Daily News Thread 10/9

Iran promises 'crushing' response if U.S. designates Guards a terrorist group

Iran promised on Monday to give a “crushing” response if the United States designated its elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group.

Corker Calls White House a ‘Day Care Center,’ Sounds Alarm on Trump

President Donald Trump ratcheted up his feud with a sitting senator of his own party, who responded by calling the White House an “adult day care center” and warning that Trump could set the U.S. “on the path to World War III.”

Turkey and US scale back visa services amid diplomatic row

Turkey and the US have become embroiled in a consular row, mutually scaling back visa services.

Turkey 'issues arrest warrant for second US consulate worker'

Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for a US consulate worker, the second in a week, media reports say.

Trump defends Pence NFL protest walkout amid claims of stunt

US President Donald Trump has defended the vice-president amid claims his walkout at an NFL game during national anthem protests was a stunt.

U.S. EPA chief says to sign proposed rule on Clean Power Plan withdrawal on Tuesday

The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Monday he would sign a proposed rule on Tuesday withdrawing from the Clean Power Plan, former President Barack Obama’s centerpiece regulation to fight climate change.

Trump's popularity is slipping in rural America: poll

Outside the Morgan County fair in McConnelsville, in a rural swath of Ohio that fervently backed U.S. President Donald Trump in last year’s election, ticket seller John Wilson quietly counts off a handful of disappointments with the man he helped elect.

Hezbollah Leader Accuses US of Preventing IS Group's Defeat

The secretary general of Hezbollah has accused the United States of materially supporting the Islamic State.

Kim Jong Un Promotes His Sister to North Korea's Inner Circle

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has promoted his 28-year-old sister to the ruling party’s political wing, bringing her closer to the center of power and tightening the family’s control on the regime.

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Harvey Weinstein Fired After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Weinstein Co., the Oscar-winning movie studio, fired co-founder and guiding creative force Harvey Weinstein, just days after he stepped away from the company over allegations of sexual harassment stretching back decades.

'Trump made me famous' – Venezuelan President Maduro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has teased US President Donald Trump, his fierce opponent, with a message of thanks for making him famous with constant criticism.

Anarchists throw petrol bombs and stones in clashes with police in Athens

Anarchists, who threw petrol bombs and stones, clashed with police in Athens, Greece. At least two police officers were injured.

Airbnb paid only £188,000 in UK taxes despite collecting £657m in rental income

Rental website Airbnb paid only £188,000 ($246,521) in UK tax last year, despite collecting £657m in rental income through property owners.

Angelina Jolie Offered To Serve As Bait For Wanted Ugandan Warlord

It appears actress Angelina Jolie was close to having her real-life “Salt” moment in the past when she volunteered to take part in a serious espionage mission for the International Criminal Court. It was revealed this week that the Hollywood star wanted to serve as human bait to catch Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony.

Americans Face a Rising Risk of Dying Alone

More older people are living on their own, and fewer have close relatives to help them out as they age.


Trump-Kim tensions should remind world that nuclear weapons can destroy humanity - Slavoj Žižek

The very public spat between the leaders of North Korea and the United States might be entertaining in some respects. But the politicians are playing with fire and reminding us of humanity's fragility.

Flint's River of Poison

Three years after disastrous levels of lead were found in the Michigan city's drinking water, the people of Flint are living - and fighting - a new nightmare.

Remembering Che Guevara 50 Years After His Assassination

In light of a recent upsurge in denunciations of Che and the Cuban Revolution, it is important to separate fact from fiction.

Doujins when?


So let me get this straight…..Pence spent over $200k of tax payers money to fly out to an NFL game only to leave, at Trump's request, before the game started because some players knelt during the national anthem?


Would that $200k reappear had he stayed?

This kills the incel.

this is the brize of freedom :DDD

She's got bigger balls than me tbh.

Boomers only complain about tax money when there's a liberal in office, they would be doing the exact same thing trump is doing if they were in his position. Trump started watching Fox News in order to learn how to con Fox News grandpas and campus conservatives, in doing so he stared at the abyss so long he became a Fox News grandpa. If this is the end of humanity it's deeply poetic.

This might explain the blood diamond scandal she was involved in years ago.

I have words for how I feel about this but I don't want to be thrown into an unmarked van.

fair enough lol. I'm more upset they tried to claim this was anything besides a PR stunt. 200k to walk in and walk out because apparently Trump's numerous tweets on the topic just weren't enough.


3D pottery class.

Kinda pathetic of Pence.

took both of them long enough

nasrallah's a smart guy and doesn't throw words around. he probably got news that confirmed what he already knew

Kim is so nice! Helping to break the glass ceiling in the DPKR :)

That's not the only ceiling Kim broke

Who do you reckon will be the next in Trump's government to resign?

Looks like SJWs found a new male ally!

The total elimination of community and the isolation of man is nearly complete. Porky will have a brand new market by commodifying human relationships.

Charlottesville magistrate issues warrant for black victim of parking garage beating