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Russia to start pricing oil in their own currency

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It appears Russia is close to taking the next big step towards de-dollarization and killing the petro-dollar as Vladimir Putin‘s “dream” of ruble-based pricing of its domestically-produced oil is on the verge of realization. SPIMEX (The St. Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange) is actively courting international oil traders to join its emerging …

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UBS given immunity in precious metals manipulation probe

UBS precious metals manipulation

UBS Group AG won immunity from criminal fraud charges in a Justice Department investigation into misconduct in the trading of precious metals. The Swiss bank’s main UBS AG unit won’t be charged by the department’s criminal division for information the firm disclosed to prosecutors about precious-metals transactions, according to the …

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Afghan opium cultivation ‘grew 40-fold’ under US occupation

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Opium production in Afghanistan has “grown fortyfold” in the 13 years of US Operation Enduring Freedom, according to the head of the Russian Security Council. The intervention has “exacerbated existing problems,” rather than solved them. “Unfortunately, the failed policy of Washington did not solve, but on the contrary exacerbated, the …

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Cairns to halt water fluoridation (Australia)

Fluoride water Cairns

The Cairns City Council will remove fluoride from its water supply, saying it amounts to the “involuntary medication” of residents. But the council says it won’t be doing anything to determine if there’s broad community support for fluoridation to continue. “If people want to have access to fluoride, they need …

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Google fails to delete street view data

Google Inc. says “human error” prevented it from destroying all the private data its Street View vehicles collected in the UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, Austria and Australia. In its letter to the UK privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the search giant reported Friday …

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Bilderberg Group 2016: attendee list and agenda

Bilderberg Group 2016

The secretive Bilderberg Group, which is set to meet in Dresden, Germany later this week, will discuss how to prevent Donald Trump from becoming president, the possibility of mass riots as a result of wealth inequality, the migrant crisis, as well as the United Kingdom’s vote on leaving the European …

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Toxic mine water accidentally released by EPA in Colorado

EPA toxins Colorado river environment

A cloud of orange-brown, toxic mine water and sludge accidentally released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is flowing down the Animas River through the hearts of towns in Colorado and New Mexico, and ultimately toward a lake in a national park. The water, described as an “unnatural” orange color and …

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ECB finds widespread trading on insider information

ECB insider trading

“Information of many macroeconomic announcements is known by some market participants in advance” – European Central Bank Remember when it was merely another conspiracy theory that “some” traders “trade” (with zero risk) with the benefit of leaked material non-public information? As of moments ago it is merely the latest conspiracy …

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Anonymous calls for shut-down of TrapWire to start this Saturday

Trapwire Anonymous

Anonymous vs Trapwire: ‘We must, at all costs, shut this system down’ As details surface about a futuristic and frightening global surveillance network called TrapWire, members of the Anonymous collective are calling for citizens everywhere to voice their opposition and help end the system beginning this Saturday. “As we learn …

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Google Play apps violate customer privacy terms in design “flaw”

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App developer Dan Nolan discovered that the Google Play apps were sending purchaser names, addresses and email information to the creator without his initiation – appearing to be more of a conscious intention rather than a design flaw. Nolan explained: “Let me make this crystal clear, every App purchase you make on …

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Detroit is bankrupt

Detroit is bankrupt

The city of Detroit has filed for federal bankruptcy, or Chapter 9 protection, which could mean municipal employees are laid off, assets sold and services like trash collection, which have already been cut to the bone, further scaled back. Detroit has become the largest city in American history to file …

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FBI shows up at teenager’s home to ask about his Ron Paul school report

Ron Paul student

A 16-year-old high school student’s video report for his American Government class earned him an A+ from his teacher. It also yielded a visit from the FBI. Justin Hallman says that a project he put together for school that included information on the National Defense Authorization Act, Rep. Ron Paul, Anonymous and …

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Samsung Smart TV’s spy on you

Smart TV Samsung

In responding to privacy concerns over their Smart TVs recording private conversations and sending them to a third party, Samsung admitted that voice data is “sent to a server” during the process. Infowars first reported on the issue three months ago in November, but the story went viral over the …

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Sheryl Crow blames cell phone for her brain tumor

Sheryl Crow

In June, Sheryl Crow made news when she admitted that she had been diagnosed with a brain tumor. Though, she was quick to let her fans know it was benign and she was doing just fine, she’s now talking more candidly about what she thinks was the cause of the tumor. While speaking with Katie …

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Election meddling: Google blocks Tulsi Gabbard’s campaign ads

Election meddling Google blocks Tulsi Gabbard campaign ads Democrat political

Google is already interfering in the 2020 US presidential election, Democratic candidate Tulsi Gabbard claims – and she’s suing the search behemoth for blocking her campaign ads from appearing after the first primary debate. Google inexplicably suspended Gabbard’s campaign advertising account for the crucial six hours following the first Democratic …

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US government approval rating hits all-time low 18%

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Numbers from the latest Gallup poll reveal Americans’ confidence in the two-party dominated system has hit an all-time low, with only 18 percent saying they’re satisfied with the way the nation is being run. “This is the lowest government satisfaction rating in Gallup’s history of asking the question dating back …

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