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reports that on the same day Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner joined a Mar-a-Lago dinner with Chinese president Xi Jinping, the Chinese government gave provisional approval to her company for three new trademarks.
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Here’s a joke for you: What has one horrible mouth and no butt? Your great-great-great-great-great-(etc.) grandpa, probably.
On Tuesday, a Taiwanese politician had 50 strippers dancing on top of Jeeps with special poles attached to the roof for his funeral procession. Is that enough strippers for a funeral though?
We knew this was only a matter of time. In an act of arrogant stupidity, or, perhaps, a cry for help, Precedent-elect Donald Trump stoked tensions with China in an extra embarrassing way on Twitter this Saturday.
Do you remember how Donald Trump took a call with Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen, thumbing his nose at decades of foreign policy precedent? Or when he criticized the country’s economic and military policy in a series of night tweets? Or when he said on Fox News Sunday that he doesn’t know “why we have to be bound by…
Donald Trump, a stubbed, recently-severed zombie toe soon to be sworn in as President of the United States, remains steadfast in his interpretation of climate change as “hey, maybe not, I dunno.”
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a bumbling fool and Putin’s top mouthpiece in Washington, got spectacularly owned in an exchange with Yahoo News anchor Bianna Golodryga, whom he accused of bias for being born in the former Soviet Union. Rohrabacher claims he is under consideration for the Secretary of State position under…
Bob Dole played an instrumental role in securing the phone call between Donald Trump and Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen last week, a privilege for which the Taiwanese government paid at least $140,000.
I think it’s safe to say that Secretary of State John Kerry has not had the most tranquil of weekends. On Friday evening, we learned that PEOTUS and leering brillo pad Donald Trump had made an ill-advised call to the president of Taiwan, thereby imperiling our delicate diplomatic relations with China. China considers…
We still have seven weeks until the inauguration of an off-brand Miracle Mop after a Fanta accident and yet already he’s getting us into position to... well, destabilize our relations with world powers, including those with nuclear capabilities!
Imagine the most amoral teenager on the Phillips Exeter Academy lacrosse team, or a wannabe Daily Show correspondent after 40 days of electroshock therapy and blunt force trauma in an SAE fraternity basement, and you might envision something resembling the deeply unfunny O’Reilly Factor host Jesse Watters. A few days…
Police in the Chinese province of Gansu say they’ve arrested the man that the media has dubbed “China’s Jack the Ripper.” Gao Chengyong is suspected of raping and murdering 11 women and girls between 1988 and 2002. Police say Chengyong has confessed to the crimes, which sometimes included the removal of the victims’…
Although it is the Year Of Our Lord 2016, we become bizarrely Victorian when it comes to discussing menstruation in public contexts. But when Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui addressed her performance in the 4 x 100 medley relay, she spoke with frankness about its impact.
A woman in China was killed in a tiger attack and another was badly injured while driving through a safari park.
A nanny who traveled to Woodbury, Minnesota, from China was found wandering two miles from her home by police. She had two blackened eyes, and following a trip to the hospital, x-rays revealed several broken ribs and a broken sternum.
Chinese bettors hoping to make their fortune gambling on the demise of Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston’s relationship...can’t anymore. The world truly is an unfair, disgusting place.
This is a story in three acts.