1. Picture of the Day

2. Obama’s America. Most of the comments are rightly outraged, there is a small minority of lunatic supporters.

3. Tweet of the day

4. World’s tallest minaret being built in Algeria

5. Political blocs in Iraq

6. Low perceived media freedom in Ukraine. Figures.

7. Malaysian Borneo rainforest was once home to slash-and-burn farming

8. Senator Cruz in 2012 performed better than Romney in Hispanic areas

9. The exit polls and the electorate thus far

10. Trump’s tenuous ties to paleoconservatism

11. Three really, really excellent reasons for why Corbyn is disastrous for Britain