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Pentagon to waste $2.2 billion of taxpayer money to fund Syrian ‘rebels’

Syria issue Pentagon arming funding rebels ISIS

A joint report published yesterday by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Program (OCCRP) and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) alleged that the Pentagon is supplying up to $2.2 billion worth of Soviet-style arms and ammunition to Syrian rebels. This may come as a shock to some, as President Donald Trump just announced in late July …

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Veterans using ayahuasca to cure depression and PTSD

Ayahuasca military veteran PTSD psychological trauma

After surviving firefights and a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, U.S. Army veteran Asa Barrett tried antidepressant drugs and therapy to overcome depression and bouts of anger. Nothing worked. But then, like many other foreigners, he journeyed to Peru’s remote Amazonian jungle to drink ayahuasca, a centuries-old, sacred indigenous brew that some Western …

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Wall Street rocked by $8 billion hedge fund implosion

Jacob Gottlieb Visium

Visium Asset Management, a multibillion dollar hedge fund, has imploded in the biggest scandal to hit the industry in years. The fund told investors of its plan to close in a letter Friday. It’s the most high-profile shutdown since authorities forced Steve Cohen’s controversial SAC Capital to close in 2013. A slew …

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White House response to anti mandatory vaccine petition

White House response We The People vaccine petition

With the White House finally responding to the petition to pardon NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden with a big fat ‘NO’, the government went one step further and responded to an anti mandatory vaccine petition with a similar response. Both ‘We the People’ petitions exceeded the necessary 100,000 signatures, despite efforts to freeze the signature …

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Barclays fires CEO Antony Jenkins

Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins

It’s shaping up to be a rough year for CEOs at Europe’s most notorious rate rigging, scandal-laden investment banks. Just three months after Brady Dougan left Credit Suisse and barely 30 days since Anshu Jain and Jürgen Fitschen tendered their resignations at Deutsche Bank, Barclays has shown CEO Antony Jenkins the …

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Australia passes tyrannical internet laws

Game of Thrones Australia internet laws pirating policing medieval

Ostensibly designed to stop you illegally downloading new episodes of Game of Thrones, they may have far broader implications for online freedoms. On Monday afternoon, Labor and Coalition senators voted together to wave through legislation rolling out a new Australian internet filter. The law is intended to stop the circumvention …

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IRS stealing money from perfectly legal bank accounts

IRS money grab

The Internal Revenue Service has been seizing bank accounts belonging to small businesses and individuals who regularly made deposits of less than $10,000, but broke no laws. And the government is refusing to return all the money taken. The practice ‒ called civil asset forfeiture ‒ allows IRS agents to …

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London’s silver price fix to end after nearly 120 years

London city pic

Following a crackdown on precious metal manipulation by various European regulators (mostly Germany’s BaFin, recall “Precious Metals Manipulation Worse Than Libor Scandal, German Regulator Says“), which led to the shocking outcome that Deutsche Bank would pull out of the London gold and silver fixing committees, the London Silver Market Fixing …

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Australian govt planning to destroy the Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

Who could forget, back in 2009, the launch of the “Best Job in the World”? The campaign by Tourism Queensland generated global interest in the Sunshine State and the role of park ranger and “caretaker” of Hamilton Island in the Great Barrier Reef. Ben Southall was the inaugural winner, a Brit …

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Obama boycott: Major US news outlets refuse to use White House photos

Obama propaganda staged photo white house

The coalition of major news outlets protesting the White House’s photo policy continues to grow, with McClatchy newspapers adding their name on Wednesday to the list of publications that will no longer print official administration images. McClatchy’s announcement that it will not be running official White House images in its …

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Indonesia recalls its Australian ambassador after phone tapping of President

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Indonesia is recalling its ambassador to Australia over allegations that Canberra listened in on phone conversations of the Indonesian president. Indonesia said the ambassador was being called to Jakarta for“consultations”. The move by Jakarta comes as the Australian Department of Defence and the Defence Signals Directorate, or DSD, (now known …

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Victims of US drone strike testify before Congress

Rafiq ur Rehman drone victim

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raKl5lO82js[/youtube]   The victims of a drone strike alleged to be launched last year by the United States spoke to members of Congress on Tuesday and urged the US government to stop killing civilians with weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles. Rafiq ur Rehman, a primary school teacher from North …

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This is what sodas like Coke and Pepsi can do to your teeth

Coca Cola Teeth Coke

Get ready for another breakthrough investigation from the Natural News Forensic Food Lab, where we’ve put mammalian teeth under the microscope as they are being bathed in phosphoric acid — the same acid used in sodas and soft drinks and found in both Coca-Cola and Pepsi products. I completed this research …

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Fukushima: Tepco is getting desperate as leaks won’t stop

Fukushima

After a 29-month cover-up, the Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) is now calling for international help and has all but admitted Fukushima’s radiation leaks are spiraling out of control. In addition to the leaking water storage units that are unleashing hundreds of tons of radioactive water each day, Tepco now …

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Shocking photos: GMO feed turns pig stomachs to mush

Pig GMO

If you have stomach problems or gastrointestinal problems, a new study led by Dr. Judy Carman may help explain why: pigs fed a diet of genetically engineered soy and corn showed a 267% increase in severe stomach inflammation compared to those fed non-GMO diets. In males, the difference was even more pronounced: …

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What is the government’s agenda?

CCTV

It has been public information for a decade that the US government secretly, illegally, and unconstitutionally spies on its citizens. Congress and the federal courts have done nothing about this extreme violation of the US Constitution and statutory law, and the insouciant US public seems unperturbed. In 2004 a whistleblower …

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US government admits to killing four American citizens with drones

Drone

US Attorney General Eric H. Holder United States Attorney General Eric Holder has informed Congress that four American citizens have been killed in Yemen and Pakistan by US drones since 2009. It has been widely reported but rarely acknowledged in Washington that three US citizens — Samir Khan, Anwar al-Awlaki …

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