The EGG beat Kylie Jenner as the most-liked Instagram post

It is funny to ponder but an egg picture took Kylie Jenner’s throne as the most-liked Instagram post to date.
With over 50 million likes, this egg has taken the internet by storm and dethroned Kylie of the Kardashians to an egg that is seemingly ordinary and is not even a stunning or creative photo.
The caption of the egg Instagram photo calls to set the photo as the most liked on the photo social networking app over Kylie’s photo that had garnered over 18 million likes. The post was dated January 4 on the Instagram account  @word_record_egg with the …

Scooters in Portland – a test use of the e-scooters

Sixteen months ago, e-scooter service began to rise in Santa Monica, CA. Now, the streets are flocked with it and the State government has to take action.
The e-scooter service began as a rental through the use of a smartphone app, much like Uber, that will allow users to ride the e-scooters and leave it for another person’s use.
In Portland, OR, the city officials have expressed their concern over the rise of e-scooter users and will soon flock in Portland streets, most especially that no regulation has been placed yet to control the e-scooter’s …

Microsoft’s Housing Pledge reflects the government’s retreat

The $500 million housing pledge by Microsoft has portrayed the assumption of private sectors to undertake projects that the government is supposed to do to the people.
The signing of this housing pledge is significant to the citizens of the state of Washington, where housing cost is at a rising point. This is a great help for those who are aiming to settle down to permanent homes rather than succumbing to government programs on affordable rentals.
The federal government has been reported to have provided three times more on housing projects in the ‘70s …

$4.6 million dollars’ settlement by Law Firm in Manafort and Ukraine’s case

The settlement between the Justice Department and the law firm, made public on Thursday, has indicated the challenge of the lucrative but mysterious lobbying industry in Washington.
Skadden Arps conducted an analysis in 2012 intended to allay international concerns regarding anti-democratic practices of the Ukrainian government under President Viktor Yanukovych who was accused of persecution and illegal detention of Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko on charges of abuse of power in the negotiations of a natural gas deal with Russia.
The settlement has placed …

Russian Sanctions Relief disapproved by 136 votes by Republicans alongside Democrats

The House has blocked Treasury Department by 362 votes to lift sanctions against companies controlled by Oleg Deripaska, a Russian oligarch.
The Treasury Department has announced last April regarding the sanctions imposed on Mr. Deripaska and his companies, and companies under the Russian oligarchs, as they were accused of meddling with the administration’s tough stance against Moscow. The sanction was taken into effect immediately for Deripaska.
However, his three companies’ sanctions were delayed in between aggressive lobbying and legal campaigns by …

Emmanuel Macron’s Journey to France’s Presidency

Publicly known by his love story with his own high school teacher, Macron is now leading his way up to become the youngest president of the Fifth Republic of France. Though an inexperienced leader, he is supported by many in the country not just because of his marriage but because of the support he gets especially with his political allies.
His journey to government service started when he became the Economy Minister, succeeding Arnaud Montebourg. Though not a well-known politician, he was not excluded from controversies through his reform systems called the …

Is Theresa May a British Authoritarian?

The PM’s call for election against the opposition’s leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has been called upon by the opposition party to be May’s method of setting an authoritarian rule in the government, amidst statements that the PM calls it as challenge to her role and to prove to the people that she still has the support of the majority in Parliament.
As confident as she was in the election, PM May is giving Corbyn a chance to prove himself that he is right about the PM’s motives on setting full authority of the government and on the alleged attempt to remove the …

Trumps Good Friend is China, Not Russia

Just this month, US President Donald Trump has made his assertion about how US and Russia were not getting along fine, unlike how the relationship between him and China’s President Xi Jinping is doing well.
This declaration is showing Trump’s campaign changes, primarily abandoning positions on NATO, Israel, the nuclear agreement with Iran and alliances in Asia.
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholar’s vice president, Aaron Carter, said that this campaign trail takes in a realization on how American foreign policy works in a harsh reality and …