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Yemen descends into total collapse as world watches on

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Yemen is descending into total collapse, its people facing war, famine and a deadly outbreak of cholera, as the world watches, the UN aid chief said on Tuesday. Speaking to the UN Security Council, Stephen O’Brien said “the time is now” to end the world’s largest food emergency and put …

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Bitcoin and Gold’s First Kiss

The performance of Bitcoin in the last few years has made the once easily-dismissed digital currency a serious contender in the financial markets, even for those who don’t understand the basis for its value. While the concept may still be difficult to grasp (the cryptocurrency is notoriously difficult to explain …

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China hoarding gold to challenge the US dollar

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In a world filled with fiat currencies, how important is gold‘s role in the financial system? Proponents often view the precious metal as a hedge against economic chaos, while critics typically claim gold is hardly more than an unproductive rock. Interestingly, some countries appear to believe gold is quite important, …

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‘Remember, Remember’: Anonymous marks November 5 with hacks and protests

A worldwide day of protests and cyber attacks against governments, banks and security firms has been launched by Hacker collective Anonymous to mark Guy Fawkes Day. Hundreds of people marched in London, while another rally hit Washington, DC. Around 200 Anonymous supporters, according to RT’s London Bureau, assembled in London’s …

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US warns European governments against supporting Palestinians at UN

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Private memo threatens ‘significant negative consequences’ if Palestinian Authority succeeds in obtaining enhanced status. The United States has warned European governments against supporting a Palestinian bid for enhanced status at the United Nations, saying such a move “would be extremely counterproductive” and threatening “significant negative consequences” for the Palestinian Authority, including …

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DHS classifies new ammo purchases following controversy

Federal agency blacks out amount of bullets being bought. The Department of Homeland Security has redacted information relating to the quantity of bullets it is buying following a controversy concerning the agency’s purchase of over a billion rounds of ammo, which many fear is a sign the federal government is …

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The Euro Continues to Advance in 2018

The Euro had a good performance last year and managed to post solid gains, especially against the US dollar. The bullish trend continues at the present time, as the block currency is favoured by good economic developments and increasing prospects of an ECB monetary policy normalization. If we refer to …

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Bitcoin is now bigger than Bayer, Goldman Sachs & Nike

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The value of the world’s largest cryptocurrency bitcoin has broken the $5,800 mark, hitting another all-time high before retreating to the $5,600-$5,700 level, still close to the maximum. Its market capitalization is approaching $97 billion. If bitcoin were a company, its market cap puts it in the same league as …

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Bitcoin is now officially more valuable than gold

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The price of bitcoin rallied to all-time highs on Friday, climbing above the price of one ounce of gold for the first time. The cryptocurrency was trading at $1,294, while a troy ounce of gold stood at $1,234. Bitcoin’s rally was attributed to high demand in China despite the country’s central …

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China now has the world’s largest middle class, overtaking the US

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China has crossed another economic threshold. The country’s middle class reached 109 million this year, and overtook the US’s for the first time ever, according to a Credit Suisse report released Oct. 13. China’s middle class is growing much faster than the US’s. Since 2000, China added 43.4 million middle class adults, …

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Russia seeking to ban Bitcoin and other surrogate currencies

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It may soon be against the law for Russians to possess Bitcoin (BTC) or other digital currencies. Legislation put forward by Russia’s Ministry of Finance would ban all digital currencies and impose a range of financial penalties on individuals and companies caught creating, generating, or using “quasi-money.” Websites associated with the digital currency market …

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CNBC viewership drops to 21 year lows

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It’s over: whether due to the complete domination of centrally-planned markets by a few central banks, whether as a result of HFTs forcing out all human traders and investors. Whether due to volatility plunging to record lows and complacency at record highs, whether viewers simply aren’t impressed by the new young, …

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Sales of Orwell’s ‘1984’ up 69 percent after NSA scandal

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George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel “1984” has been enjoying a spike in sales this week, and multiple news outlets are attributing it to the NSA surveillance scandal surrounding the PRISM program. (If you’re unfamiliar with the plot or premise of “1984,” we have a good explainer here.) As of Tuesday afternoon, the novel was on Amazon’s top 100 …

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Vatican calls for world government and a New World Order

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The leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI, has called for the establishment of World Government and a New World Order. In a speech made at the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace on Monday December 3 2012, the Pope called for the “construction of a world community, with a corresponding authority,” to serve …

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Israeli PM says he is ready to call an attack on Iran

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that he is ready to order a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities. “I am, of course, ready to press the button if necessary,” Netanyahu said in the interview aired by Israel’s Channel Two television on Monday. On Sunday, a new report revealed that …

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Korean scientists successfully kill cancer with magnets

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In South Korea, scientists used a magnetic field to get cancer cells to actually self-destruct. The body removes old, defective, and infected cells through the process of programmed cell death (PCD), or apoptosis. In apoptosis, the rejected cell responds to certain signals sent by the body by fragmenting. Immune cells …

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The real Iran

Many people have posted pictures of Iran to “dispel the myth” that Iran is a backwards country with people who need to be “liberated”. They then proceed to perpetuate that myth with pictures of goats and barns and other B.S. I won’t do that here. The fact of the matter is …

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US continues to cover up Israeli attack on USS Liberty

International lawyer Franklin Lamb describes as “classic cover-up” the United States’ refusal to shed light on the Israeli attack on the USS Liberty ship 45 years ago. “The survivors who have followed this story and published ample material over the last 45 years know this subject best and I think …

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