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 2018-01-16 09:15 

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Visualizing All Of The World's Borders By Age...

Defined borders are a relatively new concept in many parts of the world. In fact, as Visual Capitalist's Nick Routley notes , until the latter half of the 20th century, most of the world was still wide open territory with loosely or completely undefin...

 2018-01-16 08:30 

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Is Facebook 'Championing' Blasphemy Laws Across Europe?...

Authored by Judith Bergman via The Gatestone Institute, What is "harmful content" according to the new Facebook guide for Muslims? "Islamophobia, anti-Muslim hatred, far right extremism and terrorist inspired violent extremist content". Th...

 2018-01-16 07:45 

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Investors Are Buying Power Stations In Russia To Mine Cryptocurrency...

Two electric power stations in Russia were recently sold to a cryptocurrency miner looking to expand his operations the latest sign that the country's government-supported push to become a cryptocurrency mining hub has been successful. The two station...

 2018-01-16 07:00 

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5 Reasons Why Egypt And Sudan Might Be About To Go To War...

Authored by Middle Easy Eye's Mohammed Amin via The Anti Media , Cairo and Khartoum have allied themselves with opposing power blocs, building on inherent tension between the neighboring countries... Turkish media reported on 4 January that Egyptian f...

 2018-01-16 04:50 

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Paul Craig Roberts: "Amnesty International Is Barking Up The Wrong Tree"...

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, I have received a letter from Margaret Huang, Amnesty International's executive director. She is fundraising on the basis of President Trump's "chilling disregard for our cherished human rights" and his expl...

 2018-01-16 04:25 

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80% Of All Bitcoins Have Already Been Mined......

Almost exactly 9 years after the first were 'mined', January 13th marked an important milestone for cryptocurrencies. 16.8 million bitcoins (BTC), or 80 percent of the entire Bitcoin supply, have now been mined . Source As CoinTelegraph reports , ...

 2018-01-16 04:00 

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Putin Plot? Democrats Ridiculed For Claiming Moscow Behind Chelsea Manning's Senate Run...

Within hours of young trans woman whistleblower Chelsea Manning announcing her run for Senate against Benjamin Cardin, a 74-year-old white, straight man, establishment Democrats wasted no time in mocking and denouncing her bid, even embarrassing themselve...

 2018-01-16 03:30 

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Only 1-In-3 Americans Think Michael Wolff's Book Is Credible...

Michael Wolff's new book "Fire and Fury" has proven explosive, sending shockwaves across Washington and beyond. In its first week of publication, it sold 29,000 copies according to NBD BookScan with digital sales reaching an estimated 250,000....

 2018-01-16 03:00 

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This Town Is Proof That Trump's Wall Can Work...

Authored by Paul Sperry, op-ed via The New York Post, When charges of "racism" and "xenophobia" fail, Democrats' fallback argument against President Trump's proposed border wall is that it simply "won't work," so why wa...

 2018-01-16 02:30 

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From Shahs To The CIA: The History Of Western Intervention In Iran - Part 2...

In part 1 we examined the early history of the West's domination of Persian natural resources , especially the establishment and rise of the Anglo-Persian Oil Company which led to multiple 20th century British interventions in Iranian politics in an a...

 2018-01-16 02:00 

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As No One Watched, Trump Pardoned 5 Megabanks For Corruption Charges...

Authored by Richard Blevins via The Free Thought Project, While Americans celebrated the holidays, President Trump followed in the footsteps of his predecessors by acting in the interest of Wall Street and using the distraction to do something that was no...

 2018-01-16 01:31 

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Cryptos Slide After Yet Another South Korean Shutdown Headline...

Cryptocurrencies are sliding once again as Asia opens following headlines from South Korea's finance ministry that a cryptocurrency exchange shutdown is still an option ( but admittedly it needs "serious" discussion among ministries first ). W...

 2018-01-16 01:30 

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As Petro-Yuan Looms, Bundesbank Adds Renminbi To Currency Reserves...

Just days after China's (denied) threat to slow/stop buying US Treasuries , and just days before the launch of China's petro-yuan futures contract , Germany's central bank confirmed it would include China's Renminbi in its reserves . The F...

 2018-01-16 01:00 

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Are You One Of The 170 Million Americans Drinking Radioactive Tap Water?...

According to a new bombshell report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG), tap water for more than 170 million Americans contains radioactive elements that may increase the risk of cancer . The group examined 50,000 public water systems throughout th...

 2018-01-16 00:39 

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According To Albert Edwards, This Country Will Trigger The "Great Unwind"...

For years, SocGen's permabear Albert Edwards was best known for preaching the gospel of terminal deflation, having introduced the "Ice Age" concept some three decades ago to describe a world trending toward monetary paralysis and the failure o...

 2018-01-16 00:00 

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China Is Heaping Debt On Its Least Productive Companies...

Authored by Benn Steil and Benjamin Della Rocca via The Council of Foreign Relations, When Chinese President Xi Jinping failed to mention the word 'deleveraging9; in his long-awaited new economic blueprint in December it was clear that the politica...

 2018-01-15 23:30 

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Democratic Candidate For Illinois Attorney General Mugged At Gunpoint During Chicago Photo Shoot...

A Democrat running for Illinois attorney general was robbed at gunpoint Thursday afternoon during a promotional photo shoot for his campaign. Aaron Goldstein Aaron Goldstein, 42, and four men associated with the photo shoot were approached by three suspec...

 2018-01-15 23:00 

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More Than 100 Now Dead As Worst Flu Epidemic In Years Sweeps Across US...

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, This flu season is already off to a record-setting beginning, and many believe that it could ultimately be the worst that we have seen in decades. In fact, it has been reported that if we stay on ...

 2018-01-15 22:30 

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Welcome To The "Crypto Castle": This Is How Bitcoin Millionaires Spend Their Fortunes...

Lamborghinis. Diamond-encrusted jewelry fashioned into the shape of the bitcoin logo. Large homes converted into communal living spaces. These are just some of the things that the newly minted bitcoin millionaires of San Francisco spend their fortunes on ...

 2018-01-15 22:00 

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Here's What Historically Happens To Stocks When Bull Markets End...

Authored by Jeff Clark via GoldSilver.com, You undoubtedly know that 2017 was a record-setting year for the broad stock markets. And while gold was up last year despite numerous headwinds , most mainstream investors aren't paying much attention to gol...

 2018-01-15 21:34 

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Watch A Sitting Congresswoman Shred The MSM Narrative In Under A Minute...

Hawaii Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard appeared on multiple Sunday news shows a day after her state's false ICBM emergency alert sent the islands into a tense 40 minutes of panic before it was revealed to be a message sent in error, where she slammed th...

 2018-01-15 21:10 

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Government's Misconduct In Cliven Bundy Case Stems From Ruby Ridge...

Authored by James Bovard, op-ed via The Hill, Federal judge Gloria Navarro slammed the FBI and Justice Department on Monday, Jan. 8, for "outrageous" abuses and "flagrant misconduct" in the prosecution of Cliven Bundy and sons, the Nevada ...

 2018-01-15 20:45 

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Ron Paul: "Who Killed Martin Luther King... And Why?"...

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s own closest advisors begged him to avoid focusing on the Vietnam war. It will alienate President Johnson, who is doing so much for the civil rights movement at home, they argued. As Ron Paul and Daniel McAdams discuss below, ...

 2018-01-15 20:20 

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Illinois Treasurer Shoots Self In Foot Defending Activist Social Investing...

Authored by Mark Glennon via WirePoints.com, If you're going to claim that socially responsible investing is the right way to manage money, you might want to check the stock price before bragging about an example. Not Illinois Treasurer Michael Freric...

 2018-01-15 19:55 

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New Book Reveals That Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Was A Closet Trump Supporter...

In the summer of 2016, shortly after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, Trump vowed at the Republican National Convention to fill his seat on the Supreme Court with "a person of similar views, principles and judicial philosophies." After the ele...

 2018-01-15 19:30 

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The Fascinating Psychology Of Blowoff Tops...

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Central banks have guaranteed a bubble collapse is the only possible output of the system they've created. The psychology of blowoff tops in asset bubbles is fascinating: let's start with the fir...

 2018-01-15 19:00 

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The Dollar Is Collapsing...

The last four days have seen the US Dollar plunge 2% - the biggest drop since June 2016... As the chart suggests, there is a key driver of the dollar's moves. China's FX policy! One might argue that the Renminbi has been a more stable store of val...

 2018-01-15 18:30 

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Latest O'Keefe Video Exposes How Creepy Twitter Really Is: "They're Paid To Look At Your Dick Pics"...

Last week, Project Veritas and James O'Keefe dropped the first two parts of their new undercover series which exposed rampant political bias and generally creepy behavior at Twitter. We covered both of them here: O'Keefe Strikes Again: Twitter Eng...

 2018-01-15 18:15 

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Bill Blain: "Lots Of Fear About Market Bubbles, Even More Fear About Missing The Upside"...

Submitted by Bill Blain of Mint Partners Too big to fail, too big an embarassment to fail... And is China fueling complacency? "You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure...." I am indebted to Anthony Peters, a fellow ...

 2018-01-15 17:51 

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British Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Strategic Bombers Approaching UK...

Two Royal Air Force Typhoon jets were scrambled from Scotland to intercept and escort Russian planes as they flew over the North Sea off the coast of northern Scotland, a defense ministry spokesman said. The Russian planes are believed to be nuclear-capab...

 2018-01-15 17:25 

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Jim Kunstler On America's Racism-O-Rama...

Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, The New York Times worked itself into a fugue state this morning of the MLK holiday with a front-page orgy of reproving headlines: "[Charles] Blow: Trump is a Racist, Period;" "Donald Trump&#...

 2018-01-15 17:00 

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FBI Probe Into Russian Uranium Bribes Concealed By Obama DOJ; Mueller, McCabe, Rosenstein Involved...

Friday's 11-count indictment of former uranium transportation company executive, Mark Lambert, was the latest in a series of DOJ prosecutions involving individuals linked to the Russian nuclear industry and the Uranium One deal. Mark Lambert According...

 2018-01-15 16:35 

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Confirmed: Chelsea Manning Is Running For US Senate In Maryland...

Chelsea Manning confirmed Sunday that she is a candidate for U.S. Senate in the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary . yup, we're running for senate #WeGotThis https://t.co/ynFv6w32np — Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) January 14, 2018 As The Anti Me...

 2018-01-15 16:11 

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Dow Futures Near 26k As US Stocks Reach Most-Overbought In Over 120 Years...

This bull market never sleeps... While 'Murica rests to celebrate MLK Day, the rest of the world is busily buying any and every non-dip in US equity futures. Dow Futures are up over 160 points -inching ever closer to breaking yet another 100-point bar...

 2018-01-15 15:31 

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Is This The Long-Awaited Gold Break-Out Or Just Another Paper Market Head Fake?...

Authored by John Rubino via DollarCollapse.com, That was fun. Since mid-December gold has behaved like a tech stock, jumping from $1,240/oz to $1,337 and carrying a long list of gold mining stocks along for the ride. Now everybody's asking the same qu...

 2018-01-15 15:04 

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How One Employee "Pushed The Wrong Button" And Unleashed Doomsday Panic Across Hawaii...

Shortly before panicked Hawaiians stuffed children into storm drains and said their goodbyes on the morning of January 13, an unnamed employee at the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (H-EMA) accidentally selected the wrong dropdown menu choice , resulti...

 2018-01-15 14:35 

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UAE Accuses Qatar Of Intercepting Two Commercial Planes, Stocks Plunge...

The Qatari and Saudi/United Arab Emirates economic and diplomatic war which began early last summer appears to have taken to the skies above the Persian Gulf, where early Monday the UAE accused Qatari fighter jets of intercepting two UAE civilian airplane...

 2018-01-15 13:59 

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UK Construction Giant With 43,000 Employees Collapses...

Tense last-minute rescue negotiations failed to yield a result over the weekend, and on Monday morning a major British construction company announced it was going into liquidation after it was unsuccessful in securing a financial lifeline. Carillion, whic...

 2018-01-15 13:38 

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DC Metro Train Derails With 60 Onboard...

One month after a deadly train derailment in Washington State killed three people, America's crumbling infrastructure was on display again Monday when a DC Metro train derailed in a tunnel in downtown Washington DC. The city's Metro rail system sa...

 2018-01-15 13:12 

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Dollar Tumbles As Euro Soars To 3-Year High; US Markets Closed...

With US markets closed for holiday, it has been a quiet, low-liquidity European session, with Asia similarly subdued, while continued USD weakness, now in its 4th consecutive day, has been the main focus as Bloomberg's dollar index approached its lowe...

 2018-01-15 12:28 

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75 Injured After Floor Collapses At Indonesia Stock Exchange...

The second floor of the Indonesia Stock Exchange collapsed into the lobby, injuring scores of people. Jakarta Police report that 75 people were injured, while three local hospitals have taken in 52 people - most of whom have injuries to their legs and arm...

 2018-01-15 10:00 

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Chernobyl Disaster Site Transformed From Monumental Sarcophagus To Massive Solar Plant...

Some 100 meters from the giant metal sarcophagus that contains the infamous Reactor Four at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, a new solar project has been built, providing hope of salvaging something positive from the disaster zone . As RT notes, The 3,800 pho...

 2018-01-15 09:15 

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Is This The Cheapest 'Stock' In The World?...

Despite roaring to a 162% return in the last 12 months, this 'stock' trades at a mere 0.0168x trailing price-earnings ratio ... and a record-breakingly cheap 0.009x 2017-estimated P/E... Are you a buyer? The 'company' has a market capitali...

 2018-01-15 08:30 

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Mohammed Is Most Popular Name For Newborn Boys In Holland For 2nd Year Straight...

Dutch mainstream media reported that Noah was the most popular baby name for boys in the Netherlands, but a little digging turned out a different finding. The name Noah was putatively considered the most popular boy's name for 2017, having been given ...

 2018-01-15 07:45 

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Norway's $1.1 Trillion Wealth Fund Goes All-In On Asset Bubbles, Seeks Permission To Invest In Private Equity...

Just over a year ago we noted that, after being forced to withdraw at least $15 billion to fund 2017 budget deficits, the $860 billion Norwegian sovereign wealth fund announced that it was going all in on the global equity bubble to try to make up the dif...

 2018-01-15 07:00 

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Australia's Hard Choice Between China And US...

Authored by Lachlan Colquhoun via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Canberra has always deftly balanced between Beijing and Washington but it may soon need to choose one over the other... Australia has always believed that it doesn't have to choose be...

 2018-01-15 04:55 

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Is There Such A Thing As A "Shithole Country"?...

Authored by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review, The question should be rephrased to whether there's such a thing as a "shithole" period, and yes, there is, but the stereotypical "Third World" socio-economic and physical conditions that...

 2018-01-15 04:30 

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These Are The 10 Companies That Dominate the Global Arms Trade...

The world puts $1.69 trillion towards military expenditures per year, and about $375 billion of that goes towards buying arms specifically. Whether it is guns, tanks, jets, missiles, or ships that are on your shopping list, in the international arms commu...

 2018-01-15 04:00 

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Customs And Border Protection Clarifies: You Have No Rights While Traveling...

Submitted by Sovereign Man The government is like a poorly trained dog. If you let one bad behavior go, it just escalates until they bite. The government has been searching electronics like cell phones and laptops at the border since early in the Bush adm...

 2018-01-15 03:30 

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Who Do Russians Consider Their Greatest Enemies?...

According to a new poll from The Levada Center , 23 percent of Russians believe their country is surrounded by enemies . While, the list of who Americans consider their enemies has been covered by Statista before , Niall McCarthy wonders what do Russians ...

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