With newly upgraded Hurricane Isaac blowing past Florida, the Republican National Convention surges on with speeches by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, former GOP presidential race contender Rick Santorum, and Ann Romney, the wife of the now affirmed GOP presidential nominee. The abbreviated convention schedule may have dampened the opening day, but with Mitt Romney’s arrival, Day 2 finds the winds of the Grand Old Party struggling to hold onto the many hats of a divided Republican base.
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August 28 Photo Brief: South Koreans rescue Chinese fishermen, blood stains Syrian streets, Hitler sells clothing in India
A typhoon capsizes two Chinese fishing vessels near Seoul leaving five people dead and ten missing, a clothing store in Ahmedabad causes an uproar over its name, Syrians witness another devastating day of violence and more in today’s daily brief.
August 27 Photo Brief: Tropical Storm Isaac heads for U.S. Coast, GOP prepares for RNC in Tampa and a Robot Restaurant in Tokyo
Tropical Storm Isaac took aim at Louisiana and other U.S. Gulf states Monday, GOP prepares for Republican National Convention in Tampa, a “Robot Restaurant” opens in Kabukicho, one of Tokyo’s best known red light districts, and more in today’s daily brief.