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Watch man suffering from Parkinson’s disease transformed by marijuana

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As research and anecdotal evidence increasingly indicate cannabis has medical benefits, a new series of videos from a man suffering from Parkinson’s disease highlight just how vital the marijuana plant is. Larry Smith, a former police officer, began to suffer from the debilitating neurological disease twenty years ago. In 2011, filmmakers began documenting …

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The story behind Donald Trump’s wealth

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Courtesy of The Money Project, a collaboration between Visual Capitalist and Texas Precious Metals that seeks to use intuitive visualizations to explore the origins, nature, and use of money. In this motion graphic video, we break down the full story behind Donald Trump’s wealth. Not only do we examine his major business successes and …

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Wall Street rocked by $8 billion hedge fund implosion

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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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U.S. moving nuclear warheads into Germany to target Russia

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With plans to go to war with Russia, the U.S. will station new atomic weapons and 20 new nuclear bombs in Germany, according to Tuesday reports from Germany’s ZDF public television network. Each of the 20 new American nuclear bombs are four times the destructive power of the one that was used on Hiroshima …

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8 signs that a global economic crisis is coming soon

When the banking crisis crippled global markets seven years ago, central bankers stepped in as lenders of last resort. Profligate private-sector loans were moved on to the public-sector balance sheet and vast money-printing gave the global economy room to heal. Time is now rapidly running out. From China to Brazil, …

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Being pulled over by the police could cost you your life

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Trying to predict the outcome of any encounter with the police is a bit like playing Russian roulette: most of the time you will emerge relatively unscathed, although decidedly poorer and less secure about your rights, but there’s always the chance that an encounter will turn deadly. The odds weren’t …

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Colleges and universities fund start-ups

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In a sense, few things can recommend a college or university better than a fabulous company that came from its start-up funds and was operated by its alumnae. It is a powerful recommendation; it is also a program increasingly popular among leading schools. Colleges and universities are now a viable …

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Clinton Foundation funded by Ukrainian Oligarch

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Between 2009 and 2013, including when Mrs. Clinton was secretary of state, the Clinton Foundation received at least $8.6 million from the Victor Pinchuk Foundation, according to that foundation, which is based in Kiev, Ukraine. It was created by Mr. Pinchuk, whose fortune stems from a pipe-making company. He served …

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Another banker dies under suspicious circumstances

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52-year-old Belgian Geert Tack – a private banker for ING who managed portfolios for wealthy individuals – was described as ‘impeccable’, ‘sporty’, ‘cared-for’, and ‘successful’ and so as Vermist reports, after disappearing a month ago, the appearance of his body off the coast of Ostend is surrounded by riddles… Tack disappeared on …

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US govt threatened Yahoo $250k daily fine over NSA data refusal

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The U.S. government threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day in 2008 if it failed to comply with a broad demand to hand over user communications — a request the company believed was unconstitutional — according to court documents unsealed Thursday that illuminate how federal officials forced American tech companies …

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Google satellites can perform face recognition from space

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Google will soon have an unprecedented ability to spy on you from space. Theoretically, at least. How? Two months ago, after much lobbying by the biggest satellite company in North America, DigitalGlobe, the US government relaxed restrictions to allow for commercially available satellite imagery up to 25 cm resolution—twice as detailed as the previous limit of 50 …

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UKIP wins European elections setting off a political earthquake

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Nigel Farage has unleashed his much-promised political earthquake across British politics as Ukip stormed to victory in the European elections, performing powerfully across the country. The Eurosceptic party’s victory marked the first time in modern history that neither Labour nor the Conservatives have won a British national election. In a stunning warning to the established …

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Top 10 food additives to avoid

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Food additives have been used for centuries to enhance the appearance and flavor of food and prolong shelf life. But do these food additives really “add” any value to your food? Food additives find their way into our foods to help ease processing, packaging and storage. But how do we …

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NSA hacked the phones of 35 world leaders

White House press secretary Jay Carney

The NSA memo suggests that such surveillance was not isolated as the agency routinely monitors world leaders. The National Security Agency monitored the phone conversations of 35 world leaders after being given the numbers by an official in another US government department, according to a classified document provided by whistleblower …

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Assange: Obama ‘corrupted the presidency’

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Exactly one year to the day after entering London’s Ecuadorian Embassy, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange lashed out at the Obama administration Wednesday over the White House’s ongoing pursuit of leakers. Citing the prosecution of alleged WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning and the recent case of Edward Snowden, …

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Oil Monopoly: BP and Shell to merge at Bilderberg?

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Despite countless examples that prove the contrary, detractors, debunkers and non believers continually argue that the Bilderberg group holds no power, and that it is just a talking shop for elite has-beens. Now yet more evidence has emerged that policy and secret multi-billion deals between business heads and government are …

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The 10 point plan to defeat GMOs

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Monsanto seems intent on taking over the food supply of the entire world. Their sterile, toxic seeds are in every corner of the globe.  Hungary recently made headlines for burning 1000 acres of fields of GMO crops to the ground. Dozens of nations have banned, or at the very least, …

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