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Trust in mainstream media reaches lowest point in history

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Americans’ trust and confidence in the mass media “to report the news fully, accurately and fairly” has dropped to its lowest level in Gallup polling history, with 32% saying they have a great deal or fair amount of trust in the media. This is down eight percentage points from last …

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Pentagon admits its weapons end up in ISIS hands

ISIS with American weapons

The Pentagon has admitted that a chunk of its cache of weapons meant for Kurdish forces battling Islamic State militants in Kobani has fallen into terrorist hands. The Turkish president has been voicing his frustration with Washington over this. On Wednesday, the US defense body went against earlier government claims …

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Astronomers discover oldest known galaxy in Universe

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By combining the power of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and one of nature’s zoom lenses, astronomers have found what is probably the most distant galaxy yet seen in the Universe. The object offers a peek back into a time when the Universe was only 3 …

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CEO of Liechtenstein Bank Frick murdered in broad daylight

Liechtenstein Bank Frick

Over the weekend the world was gripped by the drama surrounding the mysterious murder-homicide of the former CEO of Dutch bank ABN Amro and members of his family, and whether there is more foul play than meets the eye. However, that is nothing compared to what just happened in the tiny, and …

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Australians prepare for rollout of full body scanners in July 2012

As expected, the Australian Federal Government has just approved the roll-out of compulsory full body scanning for passengers passing through Australia’s international airports. The bill also enables future governments to update the technology (without restriction), and prohibits images or personal information from being stored or transmitted. Australia’s minister for Transport, …

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Four identical mistakes on one day. Really?

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Fans of attorney Zion Amir’s legal virtuosity will have another opportunity to see him in action on Thursday: He’ll be at Jerusalem District Court in the case of The State vs. Ben Dery, who is accused of killing teenager Nadim Nuwara while serving as a Border Police company commander. A …

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Trump ends CIA funding of ISIS linked terrorists in Syria

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In 2014 – 2015, $500 million of US taxpayer’s money was spent on training 54 so-called ‘moderate rebels’, most of whom immediately turned their weapons over and joined Al-Nusra or Al-Qaeda. Now the covert CIA program training and arming Syrian rebels to fight the government of Bashar al-Assad has been …

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Rothschild’s hold $100,000 per head fundraiser for Hillary Clinton

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Providing even more proof that she is simply a puppet for the ruling oligarchy, on Thursday, Hillary Clinton attended a $100,000-a-head fundraiser hosted by none other than Lynn Forester de Rothschild, a prominent New York businesswoman, wife of Sir Evelyn Robert de Rothschild of the Rothschild banking dynasty and supporter of Mrs. Clinton. …

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US warns European governments against supporting Palestinians at UN

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Private memo threatens ‘significant negative consequences’ if Palestinian Authority succeeds in obtaining enhanced status. The United States has warned European governments against supporting a Palestinian bid for enhanced status at the United Nations, saying such a move “would be extremely counterproductive” and threatening “significant negative consequences” for the Palestinian Authority, including …

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War criminal Henry Kissinger: ‘Illegal we do immediately; unconstitutional takes a little longer’

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WikiLeaks has published the ‘Kissinger Cables’: its largest public release of documents in nearly a year, totaling some 1.7 million classified files, including information on the US’s secret diplomatic history. A variety of files have been collected and collated, including from congressional correspondence, intelligence reports, and cables. Julian Assange, who …

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Army manual outlines plan to kill rioters and demonstrators in America

“Warning shots will not be fired” A newly leaked US Army Military Police training manual for “Civil Disturbance Operations” outlines how military assets are to be used domestically to quell riots, confiscate firearms and even kill Americans on U.S. soil during mass civil unrest. The document (PDF), which is dated …

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Audit the Fed threatens the secrecy of the Federal Reserve Bank

Senator Ron Paul, author of the legislation called Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012 (HR459) that will subject Ben Bernanke and the privately-owned Federal Reserve Bank to a monetary audit policy has seen much support from his peers on Capitol Hill. The House of Representatives passed 327 – 98 on a vote last week …

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51 UN countries vote to keep Israel’s nuclear arsenal secret

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IAEA flag flatters in the wind in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency headquarers in UN city in Vienna Member states of the UN nuclear agency voted down an Arab-backed resolution targeting the Jewish state for criticism over its clandestine nuclear weapons arsenal. Fifty-one countries voted against the so-called …

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Two failures

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President Obama is a failure as a president, and Gov. Romney is a failure as a candidate. When he took office, Obama told the press that if he couldn’t cure the economic mess he inherited from President George W. Bush in four years, he wouldn’t deserve a second term. I …

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FBI caught planning to kill Occupy leaders

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According to journalist David Lindorff, the FBI planned to assassinate the leaders of the now moribund Occupy movement “via suppressed sniper rifles.” Lindorff cites a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by the Washington, DC-based Partnership for Civil Justice Fund. The redacted document obtained from the FBI in Houston states: …

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Donald Trump: NATO is obsolete, UN doesn’t fix anything

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Donald Trump on Saturday went further than ever before in his criticism of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, telling a crowd here that we would be fine if NATO broke up. Mr. Trump had previously questioned the need for the organization, and on Saturday he reiterated his criticism that other …

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Bhutan aims to be first 100% organic nation

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The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, famed for seeking “happiness” for its citizens, is aiming to become the first nation in the world to turn its home-grown food and farmers 100 percent organic. The tiny Buddhist-majority nation wedged between China and India has an unusual and some say enviable approach to …

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