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Agricultural giant Cargill and others behind anti-organic ‘Stanford Study’

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Anti-organic “study” is not news, rather, coordinated propaganda campaign. Harry Wallop of the London Telegraph ends his anti-organic food editorial with the following sentence: “Tomorrow, the baby is going to get an extra dollop of pesticide-sprayed carrots.” Whether or not Wallop is as brain-addled as he leads on to being, the point …

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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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Focus On UK Footballers Exposes Hypocrisy Of The Mega-Rich

Sports stars and sports teams are easy targets for criticism. At the top level, they make millions of dollars each month, and they exist in a totally different world than the people who pay to see them. As many headlines have pointed out over the years, essential workers like doctors …

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Phoney Trump-Russia dossier was funded by Clinton camp and DNC

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A Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer is caught up in more fallout following a report that the Clinton campaign and the DNC funded the infamous Trump-Russia dossier alleging collusion. Another journalist claims he was misled by the lawyer. On Tuesday, the report alleged that Marc E. Elias, a lawyer representing the …

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Warnings that a massive stock market crash is imminent

In the financial world, the month of October is synonymous with stock market crashes.  So will a massive stock market crash happen this year?  You never know. The truth is that our financial system is even more vulnerable than it was back in 2008, and financial experts such as Doug …

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Fintech Boom in the United Kingdom Despite Brexit Worries

The ravages of a Brexit have failed to dissuade investors from plowing money into the UK’s burgeoning FinTech sector. Foreign investment levels in the United Kingdom’s FinTech arena are soaring, in spite of the exodus of European Union migrant workers, and lower levels of net migration into the UK. British …

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Farmers awarded $218m in Syngenta GMO corn lawsuit

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A Kansas federal jury awarded nearly $218 million on Friday to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety. Syngenta vowed to appeal the verdict favoring four Kansas farmers representing roughly 7,300 growers from that state in what served as the …

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Pry yourself from the couch: Four great AR games

It wouldn’t be unfair to humankind to mention that as the world becomes more accessible, as supermarkets begin to offer delivery, and more sports lose the battle against the PlayStation, the occasions we spend in the sun are increasingly few and far between. We’ve even turned competitive gaming into both a …

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Italian PM Matteo Renzi resigns after ‘crushing’ referendum loss

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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi vowed to resign after suffering a crushing defeat in a referendum on constitutional reform, tipping the euro zone’s third-largest economy into political turmoil. His decision to quit after just two and a half years in office deals a blow to the European Union, already reeling …

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Lord Rothschild: big problems ahead in 2016

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As central bank policy-makers’ forecasts have become more pessimistic (i.e. more realistic), Lord Rothschild is unsurprised at the current malaise: “not surprisingly, market conditions have deteriorated further…So much so that the wind is certainly not behind us; indeed we may well be in the eye of a storm.” On this basis, …

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Federal Reserve tests negative interest rates as Japan goes to -0.1%

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group In a shocking move last Friday, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) slashed its interest rate to -0.1%. However, the surprise doesn’t end there. Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said there will be “no limit” to the monetary easing, and that rates would be cut even …

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JP Morgan’s databases hacked, financial system vulnerable

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Three people have been charged this week in connection to “the largest theft of customer data from a U.S. financial institution in history.” Those are the words of Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney involved in the case involving a major cyber hack on JP Morgan in …

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Federal Reserve can’t raise interest rates

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group On Thursday, the Federal Reserve announced that it will leave interest rates as is, right near zero percent. Fed Chair Janet Yellen cited recent volatility in markets and uncertainty overseas as reasons to hold off from a rate hike. Since December 2008, the Federal Reserve has lowered the interest …

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Israeli Mossad posed as CIA to recruit terrorists to attack Iran

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Israeli Mossad agents posed as CIA officers in order to recruit members of a Pakistani terror group to carry out assassinations and attacks against the regime in Iran, Foreign Policy revealed on Friday, quoting U.S. intelligence memos. Foreign Policy’s Mark Perry reported that the Mossad operation was carried out in …

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