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US approves $1.15 billion sale of tanks and weapons to Saudi Arabia

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The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of more than 130 Abrams battle tanks, 20 armored recovery vehicles and other equipment, worth about $1.15 billion, to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. The approval for land force equipment coincides with Saudi Arabia leading a military coalition in …

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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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New camera that can see around corners

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A camera that can peer around corners to see people or objects has been developed by British scientists. The technology, which will be demonstrated tonight at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition in London, could eventually allow the military to carry out reconnaissance without breaking cover or be fitted on cars …

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Former CIA director David Petraeus at Bilderberg to create global spy grid

David Petraeus

Former CIA Director David Petraeus is in attendance at the 2013 Bilderberg Group conference to help construct the “big data” spy grid, which is set to become the new frontier of clandestine statecraft as Internet connectivity becomes ubiquitous. Bilderberg’s official agenda for 2013 lists one of the areas of discussion as, “How …

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$105 billion: UK bank bailout money may be gone for good

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The US$105 billion of British taxpayer money used to bail out the Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds at the peak of the banking crisis may never be recouped, a parliamentary committee report warns. The state owns more than 80 per cent of RBS and 40 per cent of Lloyds …

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Awesome Prom Dress Colors You Should Consider

Your appearance is something you cannot ignore, after all, the way you dress is the way you are addressed most of the times. Men look at the outward appearance and place you on a certain scale. It is the dream of every lady to be the center of the attention …

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Bilderberg Group 2014 to meet in Denmark

Bilderberg Group

The 2014 meeting of the Bilderberg Group – a secretive organization of global power brokers – will take place in Denmark at the end of May. The announcement was made today on the official ‘Bilderberg Meetings’ website, which states simply, “The 62nd Bilderberg meeting will take place at the end of …

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NHS trusts spend £2m to stop 52 staff members from speaking out

David Nicholson

Sir David Nicholson will face accusations of misleading Parliament and of taking part in a “systemic cover-up”. Sir David Nicholson, who is retiring next year after criticism over his role in the Mid Staffs scandal, told MPs in March that he had only come across one of the orders, used …

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Saudi regime to waste $68m for luxurious Trump visit

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Donald Trump’s presidential term is set to reach whole new levels of extravagance when he visits Saudi Arabia this month in his first official state visit. But when it comes to lavish, the Saudis tower over the US president, known for his love of luxury. The kingdom has allocated 257 …

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Catholic Church paid $276m to sex abuse victims in Australia

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The Catholic Church paid $276 million to victims of alleged sex abuse committed by priests in Australia over decades, an investigation says. Critics say the system of payments is unfair and not all victims receive the same opportunities or compensation. Since 2013, the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to …

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Canada sells off its remaining gold reserves

Canada selling gold reserves

Canada is selling off most of its remaining gold reserves, mainly by selling gold coins, figures from the Bank of Canada and Finance Department show. The country held just $19 million US worth of gold as of last Monday. Through most of 2015, the country’s gold reserves stood at more than …

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US approves $1.3bn sale of bombs to Saudi Arabia

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The Pentagon announced on Monday that the U.S. has approved a $1.29 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia, despite widespread mounting evidence of the country’s mass atrocities and possible war crimes in neighboring Yemen. The U.S. State Department on Friday approved the sale of over 10,000 bombs, munitions, and weapons parts produced …

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Mi5: Al Qaeda plotting attacks in Britain and western nations

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Al Qaeda is plotting to massacre huge numbers of civilians in Britain and other western countries, the head of Mi5 has warned. Andrew Parker, director general of the security service, told a select group mostly from the Royal United Services Institute at his London headquarters that while the so-called Islamic …

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UK banks won’t survive another recession

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Former Bank of England governor Mervyn King has warned that British banks are too weak to weather another financial crisis, adding that government officials haven’t “got to the heart” of what went wrong in 2008. Speaking to BBC Radio 4 on Monday, King criticised current measures being taken by the …

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Banks plan escape to London if Scots choose independence

Royal Bank of Scotland

Partly-nationalized British banks Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) both say they would relocate their headquarters to London if Scots vote for independence on September 18. Recent polls indicating pro-union and independence camps are neck and neck have rocked British financial markets and pushed the pound to its lowest …

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Propaganda: Tony Blair wins ‘philanthropist of the year’ award

War criminal Tony Blair GQ philanthropist

Tony Blair was last night improbably named philanthropist of the year by a leading magazine. The former prime minister was handed the award to a ‘muted’ response at a celebrity-packed gathering in central London. It was in recognition of his ‘philanthropy, establishing three charities’. GQ magazine’s decision drew immediate criticism, …

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Iran’s cyber warfare commander killed: Israeli Mossad?

Mojtaba Ahmadi assassinated

The commander of Iran’s cyber warfare program has been killed in an alleged assassination, according to media reports. Iran has accused outside forces of perpetrating the attack. Iran’s head of cyber warfare, Mojtaba Ahmadi, was last seen leaving home and heading to work on Saturday, according to The Telegraph. Later, …

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