Venezuela’s government has launched a scheme to encouage people to breed rabbits and eat them as a way of countering frequently chronic food shortages and growing child malnutrition. The government of Nicolas Maduro said the so-called Rabbit Plan would help boost food availability. Reuters said Mr Maduro’s adversaries dismissed the idea as nonsensical, insisting the real problem is a failed model of oil-financed socialism that was unable to survive after crude markets collapsed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday extended sanctions relief to Iran, avoiding imminent action that could implode the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, even as President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused Tehran of not respecting the entire agreement.
Most politicians flip flop on issues, but when it's documented on Twitter, it makes things a little more obvious. Notorious tweeter and President of the United States, Donald Trump, is pretty infamous for criticizing an issue in the past, then doing that exact same thing as president. Now you can proudly display your favorite Trump flip flop exactly where they belong: your feet. SEE ALSO: Reporters call out Trump’s claim that he saw Harvey ‘horror & devastation’ President Flip Flops are pretty simple — on one foot you have the original tweet, on the other, you have a tweet that contradicts the original statement. "Going back on your word, one step at a time," the tagline on the website reads. The flops are currently available in three options: Electoral College Edition Image: president flip flopsSyria Edition Image: president flip flopsSources Edition Image: president flip flopsThe red flops with white bands displaying the tweets are manufactured in China and and heat pressed in the U.S., giving the site another opportunity to take a dig at Trump by comparing it to the manufacturing of his ties. "Made in China, heat pressed in the US. The same as our President's ties, right?" the site reads. According to the site, the flops were created as "a lighthearted poke at the political flip flops the President makes on Twitter." Additionally, 10 percent of proceeds will be donated to the ACLU. There are obviously plenty of other possible President Flip Flops for Trump, and you can share your own suggestion on Twitter, of course, using the hashtag #PresidentFlipFlops. WATCH: Kristen Bell performed for Irma evacuees and is an all-around badass with relief efforts
Enrollment on the Obamacare health insurance exchanges in 2018 and later years is expected to be less than previously forecast, dampened by the Trump administration's decision to pull back enrollment efforts, the U.S. Congressional Budget Office said on Thursday. The administration has cut back on advertising spending, halved the enrollment period to six weeks, and reduced outreach. In addition, insurance premiums will rise sharply in 2018, the CBO said, which will also deter enrollment.