“We will never know exact numbers,” Medecins San Frontieres said in a Tweet after estimating that 900 had died during the week. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said more than 700 had drowned.
The greatest empire in the history of the world, now a debt-ridden Mediterranean country, faced despair and bankruptcy on Monday as its government awaited a vote of no-confidence and the European Union dragged its feet on delivering aid.
Update: Apparently Gingrich’s campaign is disputing that this is their guy. Aide Joe DeSantis tweeted this afternoon that “the picture on TMZ is not him…remarkable resemblance though.” Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign staff quit at least in part because he decided he needed to take a vacation in the Mediterranean with his wife after a disastrous […]
Newt Gingrich’s entire staff essentially dumped him today, with most of his top aides quitting his presidential campaign. Campaign manager Rob Johnson, spokesman Rick Tyler, and other key consultants who have worked with Gingrich for years reportedly disagreed with the former House speaker’s haphazard approach to his campaign, which has been a disaster since he […]