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5 foods that destroy your immune system

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More than likely, you want to keep your immune system running at its peak condition, and you likely put forth the effort every day by getting enough sunshine, sleeping well, and exercising. But diet also plays a huge role in our lives, and there might even be some foods you’re eating …

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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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7 of the best foods for weight loss

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People are always looking for the best foods for weight loss. Losing weight isn’t just about calories. It’s about the kind of food we eat, the exercise we endure, the overall lifestyles we adopt. Rather than starving ourselves (which actually negatively affects metabolism, resulting in fat retention), we benefit more …

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WikiLeaks releases 8,200 new emails from DNC hack

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With Wikileaks releasing what may have been the final 2,073 Podesta emails in part 32 of its ongoing dump of hacked campaign chairman emails, with the dramatic discoveries over the past week largely overshadowed by the FBI “scandal” which has now fully blown over after Director Comey first zigged, announcing in a cryptic …

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China launches yuan-based international payment system

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China launched the first phase of its China International Payment System (CIPS) in Shanghai on Thursday, allowing cross-border transactions in the Chinese national currency, the yuan. CIPS’ first phase provides clearing and settlement services, according to the People’s Bank of China announcement. Its launch is said to remove hurdles to the yuan’s internationalization by reducing transaction costs and processing …

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China and Russia launching new credit rating agency in 2015

The new Universal Credit Rating Group (UCRG) is being set up to rival the existing agencies Moody’s, S&P and Fitch, and its first rating will be issued this year. The setting up of UCRG is in its final stages, ready to challenge the ‘Big Three’ that currently dominate the industry, …

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Ukraine ‘ready for attacks inside Russia’

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A Ukrainian lawmaker, who is also the leader of a volunteer battalion, says brigades like his are ready to “intrude” into Russia to carry out attacks on Russian territory. Yuri Bereza, the leader of the Dnepr-1 battalion, made the remarks during a televised interview with a Ukrainian broadcaster. “Today, we …

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Bank of America fined $17 billion for role in financial crisis

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Bank of America, the second largest US lender is close to ending a landmark deal with US authorities to pay up to $17 billion – a record fine – to the Justice Department over its role in the 2007 financial crisis. If completed, it will be largest single compensation settlement, …

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Israeli sniper brags about killing 13 Palestinian children

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An Instagram post by an Israel Defense Forces sniper boasts of murdering 13 Gazan children in one day. An IDF Combat Engineering Corps Soldier, specifically, David D. Ovadia posed with a Barrett .50 caliber sniper rifle. Ovadia posted his comments on the Instagram account of Palestinian Sherrii ElKaderi. The image was quickly screen …

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Memo authorising drone attacks on US citizens released

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The memo used to justify the legal killing of American citizens on foreign soil by drone strikes has finally been released Monday by the Department of Justice after months of legal wrangling and pressure from the ACLU and New York Times. The legal request for the memo came about after …

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Only 47% of Americans have a full-time job

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The release of the June Jobs’ Report Friday was something of a relief for the markets. The Labor Department reported that the economy gained 195,000 jobs in June, which beat economists’ expectations. The Department also reported that the economy gained 70,000 more jobs in April and May than it originally estimated. The …

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Urgent: Ben Fellows missing

We have been in contact with whistleblower Ben Fellows’ wife on the disappearance of her husband. Please read the following article and get this out to as many people as possible, we all want Ben to return to his family safely. At the recent UK Column conference, Ben was informed …

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Guantanamo attorney dead in apparent suicide

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An American lawyer representing detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp has been found dead in an apparent suicide. The body of Andy P. Hart, a 38-year-old US federal public defender, was found last week with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. According to Truthout, an investigative blog, news of the attorney’s death …

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Record radiation found in fish near Fukushima nuclear plant

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A record quantity of radioactive cesium – 7,400 times the country’s limit deemed safe for human consumption – has been detected in a greenling fish in the waters near the crippled Fukushima plant, two years after the nuclear disaster. Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), which runs the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear …

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UK govt. accused of funding Rwandan ‘dictator’

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A former senior aide to Rwandan President Paul Kagame has accused the British government of funding “a dictator” in the African country and adding to the misery of victims who suffered from violence in the region. Speaking to Channel 4’s Dispatches programme, David Himbara, who was Kagame’s private secretary until …

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Argentineans hold largest anti-government demos in decade

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Thousands of people have held demonstrations in Argentina to protest against the policies of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. The protests on Thursday night are said to be Argentina’s biggest anti-government demonstrations in more than a decade. Demonstrators in Argentina are infuriated by the rising inflation, violent crime, high-profile corruption …

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Reserve Bank of Australia is printing money for foreign banks

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Global banking giant UBS says the Reserve Bank may be printing money to keep the Australian dollar under control. UBS analysts Gareth Berry and Andrew Lilley say the evidence that the RBA may have been printing Australian dollars is compelling, but not yet conclusive. The main evidence the analysts cite …

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