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Scientists successfully edit the first human embryo in US using CRISPR

CRISPR DNA human embryo edit

Editor’s note: This technology could be used for good or evil…certainly an area that requires investigation and an open debate/discussion. Researchers in Portland, Oregon have, for the first time, edited a human embryo in the U.S. This work adds to the promise of CRISPR, and it stands as an important step …

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Australian sports commentator fired for anti-war tweets

No war Australia

Editor’s note: Another prominent Australian journalist, Mike Carlton, was forced to resign after criticizing Israel’s due to their slaughter of the Palestinian people. Australia’s SBS channel sacked one of its top football commentators, Scott McIntyre, for a series of tweets on Anzac Day doubting the wisdom of glorifying Aussie troops in any …

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How Rent Grabbers are Stifling Innovation and Opportunity

Rent keys house

Young adults in their 20s and 30s are now known as Generation Rent. Others are known as the Yo-Yo generation who try to be independent but bounce back to their family homes to live with their parents. The number of people in these age brackets living with their parents is …

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Expanding Empire: 3 Methods for Keeping Your Customers Loyal

Customer loyalty

It’s a commonly known fact in business that it is much easier to keep an existing customer than it is to find and win over new ones. However, often this knowledge becomes forgotten in the attempts to expand your empire and acquire as many new customers as you can. Many …

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Royal coverup: Prince Andrew giving ‘zero’ cooperation in Epstein inquiry

Prince Andrew Jeffrey Epstein royal family

Prince Andrew has provided “zero” cooperation with the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking inquiry, US prosecutors said on Monday, despite earlier promises to help investigations in any way possible. Speaking outside Epstein’s Manhattan mansion, Geoffrey Berman, US attorney for the southern district of New York, said the agencies had contacted Andrew …

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3 important issues to keep an eye on in 2016

2016 New Years 3 important issues

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group As we begin a new year, it’s only natural to question what’s in store for 2016. We have dozens of issues on our radar, but here are a select few that you may want to keep a close eye on: 1. Debt Crisis: No solutions …

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Germany joins China and Russia’s flight to gold

Gold bars

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Germans are now rushing into gold. In search of a safe haven from a possible Greek debt default and the ultra-loose monetary policy of the European Central Bank (ECB) that makes even Ben Bernanke look fiscally conservative, Germans have significantly picked up their purchasing since …

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UK government plans to make free speech illegal

David Cameron

A chilling comment by British Prime Minister David Cameron suggests that even people who obey the law won’t be “left alone” by the state if they engage in anything the government deems to be “hate speech,” including “bigotry” and potentially criticism of homosexuality and feminism. Preparing to introduce a new …

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US sends even more troops into Africa…to find ‘Kony’

Kony

In an expanded attempt to continue the hunt for warlord Joseph Kony, President Obama has authorized the deployment of military aircraft and about 150 Special Operations forces to Uganda. According to the Washington Post, the administration notified Congress of the deployments as they began on Sunday, and the troop movement …

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European nations look to bring their gold reserves home

Gold bars

The financial crisis in Europe is prompting some nations to repatriate their gold reserves to national vaults. The Netherlands has moved $5 billion worth of gold from New York, and some are calling for similar action from France, Switzerland, and Germany. An unmatched pace of money printing by major central …

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Record nine-planet star system discovered?

A star about 127 light-years from Earth may have even more planets than the sun, which would make the planetary system the most populated yet found. According to a new study, HD 10180—a sunlike star in the southern constellation Hydrus—may have as many as nine orbiting planets, besting the eight official planets in our solar system. …

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Mainstream media is officially dead

Mainstream media viewership is dying almost as quickly as overall viewer trust, and the alternative news is now rising like a phoenix from the ashes of the scripted media. A new age of media has begun. But it’s not just based on my analysis, or the massive number of readers …

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Head of US and Israeli cyber-attack on Iran probed over leak of details

General James E. Cartwright

General James E. Cartwright The four-star general who headed the reported cyber-attack by American and Israeli hackers on an Iranian nuclear site is under a DoJ investigation over leaking the details of the operation to the press, reports NBC News. Retired Marine Gen. James ‘Hoss’ Cartwright, who was deputy chairman …

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Threshold for White House petitions raised to 100,000

The White House raised the signature threshold for its “We the People” petitions from 25,000 to 100,000, thereby making it more difficult for petitions to require an official response from the administration. The timing of the White House announcement came just hours after a petition to remove Carmen Ortiz from …

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