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20 places that don’t look real (20 pictures)

Mount Roraima South America

This is the beautiful world we inhabit… 1. Bamboo Forest (China) 2. Black Forest (Germany) 3. Fields of Tea (China) 4. Hang Son Doong (Vietnam) 5. Hitachi Seaside Park (Japan) 6. Lake Hillier (Australia) 7. Lake Retba (Sengal) 8. Antelope Canyon (USA) 9. Lavender Fields (France) 10. Mendenhall Ice Caves …

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Has the Sydney property market finally settled down?

Now you’ve come to the same titular question because you’re looking to buy or invest in a property soon, right? Australia is easily one of the top destinations for many expats, especially British who are lured by life Down Under. However, it’s vital not to get wrong-footed by the practicalities …

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Sacred medicine: The age of ayahuasca

Drinking ayahuasca

Chapter 1 Welcome to the jungle Deep in the Amazonian rainforest, ayahuasca (pronounced eye-ah-wah-ska) is at the centre of a burgeoning, new-age tourism trend. It is a thick and potent hallucinogenic tea that has been brewed and sipped by indigenous peoples from across South America for centuries. Purported to allow …

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Major Australian bank taken to court over interest rate rigging

NAB interest rate rigging Australian bank

The corporate regulator has launched legal action against National Australia Bank for allegedly manipulating the bank bill swap rate (BBSW) 50 times. NAB said it would fight the case. Labor leader Bill Shorten jumped on the move, saying it provided further evidence of the need for a royal commission into the banks. “How …

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Russia and China planning joint gold trading platform

Russia China gold trading

The Bank of Russia and the People’s Bank of China want to create a joint platform that would unite gold trading by the world’s two biggest gold buying countries. “BRICS countries are large economies with large reserves of gold and an impressive volume of production and consumption of this precious …

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OBAMA v ROMNEY – the Final Presidential Debate

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpMPu5p_QXU&feature=g-u-u[/youtube]   Juice Rap News – Episode 16: Electile Dysfunction. It’s nearing the end of 2012, and bastion of world democracy (The United States of America) is displaying its free and open process of elections for the world to observe. As is customary every four years, the rigorous …

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A Little bit of Politics in Everything

When most people hear the term politics, they think about the way in which a country is governed. However, there is a lot that comes into play when we talk about politics. That is why we have a little bit of politics everything that we do even https://www.casinojoka.com/fr has a …

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Dollar Value Rises As Trump Readies Additional Tariffs for China

The value of US dollar in the Forex market shot up significantly on Friday last week following Trump’s reported move to direct aides to proceed with imposing tariffs on China. This is despite attempts by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, to restart talks with China on the matter. That led to …

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Pope Francis reduces sentences for pedophile priests

Pope Francis pedophile priests

Pope Francis’ unshakeable belief in the power of mercy has been called into question after a previously-convicted pedophile priest struck again, around two years after the Pontiff reduced sanctions against child-abusing clergy, according to a report by AP. The case of Rev. Mauro Inzoli, an Italian priest who received church …

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Big Brother is WWWatching You

Juice Rap News: Episode 15 – Big Brother is WWWatching You. September 2012 rocks around with some crucial developments in the ongoing struggle over the future of the internet. Will it remain the one open frequency where humanity can bypass filters and barriers; or become the greatest spying machine ever …

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Taxpayers forced to pay bill for Prince Charles visit

Prince Charles Camilla Australia visit

Australian taxpayers will be charged close to half a million dollars for this month’s brief royal tour. Prince Charles and Camilla are due to fly out of Australia on Sunday after a five-day tour that took them to Adelaide, the Barossa Valley, Canberra, Sydney, Perth and Albany. But they’ll be …

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Trump signs executive order to withdraw US from TPP

Trump signs executive order withdraw TPP

With a stroke of a pen, President Donald Trump has unravelled the Trans-Pacific Partnership, withdrawing the US from the controversial free-trade pact. Without Washington’s participation, the TPP would have to be renegotiated or scrapped altogether. The largest global trade agreement in 20 years, the TPP would have included the United …

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UN rules in favour of Julian Assange

Julian Assange UN rules in favour

A United Nations panel which was considering a case by Julian Assange that he had been unlawfully detained by the UK and Sweden has ruled in his favour, the BBC has reported. The founder of Wikileaks — who has been living in London’s Ecuadorian embassy since 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden for …

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WikiLeaks: NSA’s 10-year economic espionage against France

French Presidents NSA France Wikileaks

French-American relations have taken a further hammering on Monday after WikiLeaks revealed new documents showing that the NSA has been collecting the details of commercial deals in France for over a decade and sharing them with its allies. “The United States has been conducting economic espionage against France for more …

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Zimbabwe phases out local currency at 35 quadrillion to US$1

Zimbabwe starving billionaires

Zimbabwe has started retiring its almost worthless local currency in favor of the US dollar. Today, 35 quadrillion Zimbabwean dollars are equal to US $1, as a result of hyperinflation which hit the country in 2009. The demonetization process of the Zimbabwe dollar started on Monday and will run till …

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China is almost ready to replace the US dollar

Chinese Yuan world reserve currency

From Filip Karinja As the US dollar’s reign as global reserve currency appears to be ending, are we seeing the beginning of a new dawn in the east? Throughout history, global reserve currencies have proven to last for only so long. Before the United States’ currency reigned supreme, the currencies of …

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Chinese renminbi is now directly tradable with the euro

USD dollar Renminbi China

The Chinese central bank, People’s Bank of China, issued a press release announcing the authorization of direct trading between the renminbi and the euro on the inter-bank foreign exchange market. This is huge. The euro is the second most traded currency in the world, after the US dollar. The European Union is …

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The next banking crisis is coming

By Filip Karinja Following the global financial crisis back in 2008 you’d think the banks had solved their issues and it is business as usual. However this is not the case, something big appears to be lurking in the shadows of the banking system that could make 2008 look like …

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