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Crispr: ‘Jaw-dropping’ breakthrough in fight against hereditary disease

Genetics DNA molecule

Development to revolutionise study and treatment of a range of diseases from cancer, incurable viruses such as HIV to inherited genetic disorders such as sickle-cell anaemia and Huntington’s disease. A breakthrough in genetics – described as “jaw-dropping” by one Nobel scientist – has created intense excitement among DNA experts around …

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US will lose the trade war with China – Jim Rogers

US trade war China investor Jim Rogers

If the Trump administration puts sanctions on China, this would hurt America more because it just forces China and Russia and other countries to cooperate, says investor and financial commentator Jim Rogers. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned on Tuesday that the US could impose economic sanctions on China if …

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Spinning bad financial news into good – Paul Craig Roberts

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Friday’s payroll jobs report says that 96,000 new jobs were created in August and that the unemployment rate (U.3) fell from 8.3% to 8.1%. As 96,000 new jobs are not enough to keep up with population growth, the decline in the U.3 unemployment rate was caused by 368,000 discouraged job …

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8 factors to consider while choosing a driving school

Driving is a serious activity that requires adequate preparation and practice. Without proper guidance, a new driver is at risk of making the wrong decisions on the road, failing a road test, or worse, hurting themselves, passengers and pedestrians. There are a number of reliable and well-known driving schools in …

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Just How Popular Is Bitcoin in Japan?

After months of heated debate, the Japanese government finally recognised Bitcoin as a legitimate payment method earlier this year on April 1. For a long time following the fall of the Bitcoin exchange service Mt Gox, digital cryptocurrency was a hot topic. It all began in February 2016, when Japan’s …

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Democrats now less popular than Trump, GOP and mainstream media

Democrats less popular than Trump, GOP and mainstream media

President Donald Trump may tweet too much, but his approval ratings are higher than those of the media and the opposition Democrats, a new poll has shown. The results are ringing alarm bells among some liberals. A USA Today/Suffolk University poll, conducted in the first week of March, shows Trump’s …

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Top 15 times Obama illegally wiretapped his ‘friends’

Obama illegally wiretapped Trump

The mainstream media and other enemies of the current President are challenging the proposition that President Obama wire tapped President Donald Trump during the 2016 Presidential race. President Trump started this discussion with his tweets over the weekend, but it should be clear that it is not unfounded that former President …

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Obama & Trump Square out on Politics of Job Creation

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According to the recently released report by the Bureau of Labour Statistics, the US added 178,000 jobs in November. In addition, unemployment rate fell to the low levels of 4.6% which were last seen in 2007; a drop from 4.9% in October. This comes as some of the last economic …

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ISIS’ Toyota trucks were supplied by US State Department

ISIS Toyota

The US Treasury has recently opened an inquiry about the so-called “Islamic State’s” (ISIS/ISIL) use of large numbers of brand-new Toyota trucks. The issue has arisen in the wake of Russia’s air operations over Syria and growing global suspicion that the US itself has played a key role in arming, funding, and …

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Mainstream media suffers fatal blow as Donald Trump becomes President

Following what many would call a contentious election campaign by both Presidential candidates, Donald Trump has defeated Hillary Clinton and emerged victorious as the 45th President of the United States. It was a rather shocking, yet nail-biting course to the final announcement, as most people up until election day were definitely expecting …

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MegaNet: Kim Dotcom’s plan for uncensored, people-powered internet

Kim Dotcom MegaNet

Kim Dotcom‘s dream of a people-powered, censorship-resistant Internet will rely on the goodwill of supporters to get off the ground. In an announcement this morning, the entrepreneur confirmed that his MegaNet project will seek equity via a crowd-funding campaign set to launch on the January 2016 anniversary of the raid …

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New study links over 7,000 cancer deaths to cell phone tower radiation

Cell phone tower

Could exposure to radiation from cell phone towers really responsible for over 7,000 cancer deaths? According to research findings from Brazil, the facts speak for themselves. The study established a direct link between cancer deaths in Belo Horizonte, Brazil’s third largest city, with the cell phone network. What does this …

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US officials: Netanyahu is a ‘chickenshit’ & ‘coward’

Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister

US-Israeli relations have sunk to new lows after Obama administration officials were cited calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “chickenshit” and “coward” engaging in political posturing, instead of efforts at Middle-Eastern de-escalation. The comments were delivered in a conversation with The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg on condition of anonymity. To …

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