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US military contractor caught on camera in Ukraine

US military in Ukraine

Following a disputed shelling in the strategic Ukrainian city of Mariupol last week, Obama said the United States will impose new sanctions on Russia. “We will continue to take the approach that we have taken in the past, which is to ratchet up the pressure on Russia,” Obama said during a news …

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Pentagon admits its weapons end up in ISIS hands

ISIS with American weapons

The Pentagon has admitted that a chunk of its cache of weapons meant for Kurdish forces battling Islamic State militants in Kobani has fallen into terrorist hands. The Turkish president has been voicing his frustration with Washington over this. On Wednesday, the US defense body went against earlier government claims …

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Russian lawmaker seeks to ban US dollar, predicts 2017 collapse

Mikhail Degtyarev

To protect Russians against the “collapsing US debt pyramid”, a Russian legislator has filed a draft bill to ban circulation of the currency in Russia. Once a Moscow mayoral hopeful, Mikhail Degtyarev, 32, likens the US dollar to a worldwide ponzi scheme which he says is scheduled to end in …

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The bankers are backing Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush

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Ahh…Oligarchy tastes so good, doesn’t it, America? It seems like only yesterday (because it was) that we reported that Hillary Clinton was bankrolled by Wall Street—and now we get the unsurprising news that Bush III is also financed by everyone’s favorite buyer of elections (sarcasm intended). Yes, Jeb Bush is currently bank-rolled …

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ISIS Twitter accounts traced back to UK government

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There’s no shortage of speculation about the possible role the West plays in funding, arming, and otherwise assisting Islamic State. The theories range from the outright conspiratorial (the CIA created and to this day supports the group) to the probable (the US and its allies saw the establishment of a …

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Greek government surrenders to the bankers

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Yes, Greek banks may have been insolvent – something that was clear since the first bailout of 2010 – but at least the Greek state had control over them: as such it could have mandated mergers, recapitalizations, liquidity injections, even depositor bail-ins (perhaps the harshest lesson for the ordinary Greek population as …

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Army manual outlines plan to kill rioters and demonstrators in America

“Warning shots will not be fired” A newly leaked US Army Military Police training manual for “Civil Disturbance Operations” outlines how military assets are to be used domestically to quell riots, confiscate firearms and even kill Americans on U.S. soil during mass civil unrest. The document (PDF), which is dated …

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Millennials all around the world support whistleblowers

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About a year ago, a thirty-something sculptor in Los Angeles began working on a bust of Edward Snowden. When he was done, he shipped the bust to his artist friends on the East Coast. Just before dawn April 6, the artists crept under cover of darkness into Brooklyn’s Fort Greene …

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FBI caught planning to kill Occupy leaders

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According to journalist David Lindorff, the FBI planned to assassinate the leaders of the now moribund Occupy movement “via suppressed sniper rifles.” Lindorff cites a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by the Washington, DC-based Partnership for Civil Justice Fund. The redacted document obtained from the FBI in Houston states: …

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101 ways to feel happy on a daily basis

Do you want to feel happy — or even happier — on a daily basis? The simple solution is dipping into these 101 quick, easy and free ways to make you feel happy right now. They’ll help you get the big picture on how you can actively seek happiness and …

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Drones to surveil US population by 2015

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US authorities have presented a plan for the mass use of drones in American airspace. Though there have been few objections to the move so far, a global government surveillance drone program is likely to raise privacy concerns later on. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has presented a detailed plan for …

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Japan joins negative interest rate club

Haruhiko Kuroda governor Bank of Japan

In a surprise move, the Bank of Japan has introduced a negative interest rate. The benchmark rate of -0.1% means that commercial banks will be charged by the central bank for some deposits. It is designed to encourage them to use their reserves to lend to businesses in an attempt …

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Vitamin D outperforms pharmaceuticals at treating cancer

Everyone is deathly afraid of coming down with cancer, yet the very lifestyle that promotes cancer is the most popular. Cancer has been one of the leading causes of death in the United States, UK, and many other nations for years. Something is terribly wrong, as the war on cancer …

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Australia to lead the way in ending high-frequency trading

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ASX chief executive Elmer Funke Kupper believes that Australia can lead the world in eliminating the evils of high frequency traders who are creaming money from retail investors and those who manage retail money. On close questioning by the KGB, Funke Kupper agreed that if this move fails, the ASX …

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