China to Celebrate 'Great Man' Karl Marx's 200th Birthday with Anime Bioseries

The Chinese government, through its state media outlets, announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with a popular domestic cartoon streaming service to produce a series titled The Leader, retelling the story of Karl Marx’s life in the form of an anime presenting him as a young, approachable romantic.

U.S. Jewish Groups: Bush Was 'Great Friend of Jewish People'

TEL AVIV – Late president George H.W. Bush was hailed as “a great friend” of Israel and Jews around the world by major American Jewish groups from both sides of the political aisle.   The powerful American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) described Bush as a “statesman and patriot” who “rightfully earned the deep respect of people around the world.” AIPAC praised Bush for reversing “the despicable ‘Zionism is racism’ resolution at the United Nations” as well as playing a critical role in the rescue and mass immigration of Ethiopian Jews to Israel. The lobbying group also lauded Bush’s peacemaking efforts. “President Bush was committed to finding a peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. As a leader who was devoted to America’s security, he understood the strategic value of the U.S. relationship with Israel, and his administration was instrumental in strengthening the military cooperation between the two democratic allies.” The Republican Jewish Coalition released a statement calling Bush “a great friend of Israel” and “the Jewish people.” “Bush was instrumental in saving the Jews of Ethiopia and bringing them to Israel; he worked directly with Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin to assist Israel in bringing Jewish immigrants fleeing communism in the Soviet Union to

Dem Intel. Member Quigley: 'Great Desire' for Cohen to Come Before Committee Again

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL), a House Intelligence Committee member, said he has “a great desire” to have former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen appear before the committee again. Quigley stated, “I have a great desire to have Mr. Cohen come back to the committee. He has expressed a desire to come back and talk to us without any form of immunity. So, just the top of my head, did you meet with Russians at any time during the course of the campaign and discuss the campaign to give an exchange of information, as was talked about, for example, in Trump Tower, the sanctions that were imposed by the Obama administration? Those are all fair game. And any connection with the Russians and financial gain as it relates to, perhaps, Trump Tower or the money laundering issue that we’re all too familiar with.” Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett