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Credit Card Tips You Might Have Overlooked

When it comes to credit cards, most everyone knows the basics. Keep your balance well within your limits, use your card in conjunction with your budget, plan for the big stuff—they’re all common sense credit card rules that come as second nature to most anyone with a credit history. There …

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Time for regime change in the USA

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With breath-taking arrogance, the USA is opposing the presence of Iran at the discussions about Syria in Geneva. Turkey – now openly playing the sectarian card and deliberately causing a Phantom jet to fly in fast and low in order to provoke a reaction and so involve NATO – can …

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Australia’s police state expands

Australian police TSA

The Australian state of Victoria’s parliament passed a bill giving police power to suppress protests, including ordering a rally to move on based on a suspicion that it may turn violent. Opponents call the powers excessive and undemocratic. The Summary Offences and Sentencing Amendment Bill passed through the upper house …

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Snowden documents to be released in July to prevent a major war

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All of the National Security Agency files accessed by former contractor Edward Snowden could be published in the month of July if vaguely worded predictions tweeted this week from the digital library site Cryptome prove to be correct. A series of micro-messages published by the website — a portal for …

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US government has a system for stalling patents

US Patent and Trademark Office

Entrepreneurs and established companies alike depend on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to legally protect their inventions. But the Patent Office has been using a secret system to withhold the approval of some applications. Newly released documents reveal that the office, tasked with evaluating and protecting the rights to …

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9/11 ‘truther’ leading Egyptian presidential race

Abdel-Moneim Abolfotoh

An Islamist who believes that the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States were an American conspiracy is the front-runner in Egypt’s presidential race, a new poll shows. , formerly a leading figure in the Muslim Brotherhood, led the field of 13 candidates with 32 percent of the vote in a survey …

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Jacque Fresco, founder of The Venus Project, dies aged 101

Jacque Fresco dies aged 101 The Venus Project

Like most people, I was first introduced to Jacque Fresco through his appearances in the Zeitgeist film series by Peter Joseph. There was an old school, street wise, way about him that my particular background welcomed. He spoke bluntly, but brilliantly; and together, with Peter Joseph, helped open my mind to the concept of …

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Google Glass: Orwellian surveillance with fluffy branding

Google glass

In the online world – for now, at least – it’s the advertisers that make the world go round. If you’re Google, they represent more than 90% of your revenue and without them you would cease to exist. So how do you reconcile the fact that there is a finite …

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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?

Israeli border police Palestine

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

CIA funding ISIS Syria Trump

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

Hillary Clinton, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, Bill Clinton, Lynn Forester de Rothschild

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

Mahmoud Abbas Palestine

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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