In Iowa, a man burned an LGBT flag and received 15 years in prison

The court sentenced a man to 15 years in prison who stole the LGBT flag from the church and burned it near a strip club this summer in Ames, Iowa, the BBC reports. Adolfo Martinez, 30, admitted to reporters that he stole a flag out of hatred of ...

The power of feelings: why thousands of Internet users discuss photos of a couple in love

She wrapped herself in the Russian flag. He is in the flag of Ukraine. One liked this photo, while others were horrified, writes the Washington Post. Juliana Kuznetsova and her fiance were at a concert in Poland. At some point, the girl noticed among ...

Trump was embarrassed with the "Russian" coat of arms at an event in the United States, and this is not his only incident with state symbols.

The double-headed eagle with golf clubs behind the back of US President Donald Trump caused a scandal. But such confusions with official symbols are not uncommon. The author of the parody collage behind the president of the United States quickly became known - he was the creative director of the Quirk Media Group ...

Interesting and little-known facts about the flag of the United States

Few people know that the US flag closes the top three of the oldest national symbols in the world, giving way to Britain and France. This day - June 14 - is celebrated in the States as the National Flag Day. For the first time, the national flag was raised after the 6 battle of August 1777, ...

Florida student arrested for refusing to swear allegiance to US flag

In Florida, they arrested 11-year-old sixth-grade student Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland for refusing to read the oath of allegiance to the US flag, writes Fox News. The boy was accused of violating school order and resisting arrest. The incident occurred on February 4, when a boy told a teacher ...

Trump could not properly paint the US flag. A PHOTO

25 August Donald Trump and his wife Melania visited the state of Ohio, where they visited a group of children in a hospital in the city of Columbus to draw attention to the problem of the national opioid crisis. In the hospital, Trump, along with the children, was engaged in drawing, in particular, painted pictures, writes TJournal. ...

Trump offered to put in jail for burning the US flag

Elected US President Donald Trump called on Tuesday for tough sanctions against demonstrators burning the flags of the United States, although the Supreme Court ruled that these actions are a manifestation of free speech, Voice of America writes. “No one should be allowed to burn the American flag - and ...

Apple distributes watch bracelets to Olympians with the colors of their country's flag

Apple is not the official sponsor of the Olympics in Rio, but the company decided to take advantage of the possibilities of this event for their marketing purposes. The company sells bracelets for Apple Watch from a limited collection, stylized as flags of 14 countries, and also distributes them to Olympians for free in ...

The Russians defeated the Turkish embassy and the plant. VIDEO

Several hundred people took part in a protest rally near the Turkish Embassy in Moscow: the building was showered with stones, eggs and paint cans. As a result of the actions of the demonstrators, windows were broken in several windows of the building. The police did not intervene and did not conduct arrests. Now the demonstrators ...

Facebook election tribulation

After a series of terrorist attacks in Paris, Facebook began offering users to paint a profile photo in the colors of the French flag. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, was the first to color his avatar as an example. Then went the chain reaction. Viewers looked at painted photos of friends and ...

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