Two LGBT activists were reportedly each fined about $120 for holding a banner reading "Gay propaganda does not exist. People do not become gay, people are born gay" while demonstrating near of a children's library in a coastal Russian city.
Secretary of State John Kerry recalled disarmament agreements between the U.S. and the Soviet Union in characterizing the Iran nuclear deal. A better analogy would be the 1938 Munich Pact, which gave Hitler part of Czechoslovakia in the vain hope that war could be avoided.
For market forces to work in favor of the buyers, a standard would need to be set, then all the products that do the same thing would be judged on price and quality, not whether they fit a particular device.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Tuesday that the world's challenges have never been greater, nor come with such speed, and championed intervention in struggling countries by powers such as Britain and the United States.
It's entirely possibly that I'm fudging the online trends this morning to give more weight to news of a monkey in fancy coat wandering around an Ikea. It is just that depressing today and who knows if even Ikea monkey can counteract this clinical case of Mondays.