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World’s oldest person dies aged 116

Jiroemon Kimura World's oldest person

Jiroemon Kimura, the world’s oldest person, and the oldest man to have ever lived, has died at the age of 116. Kimura – who was born on 19 April 1897, when Queen Victoria was on the British throne – died of natural causes early on Wednesday, Japanese media said. The …

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Facebook to increase censorship of alternative media

Facebook censorship fake news

Facebook said on Tuesday it has taken steps to clamp down on “hoaxes” and fake news stories that can spread like wildfire on its 1.35-billion member online social network. The company said it had introduced an option to allow Facebook users to flag a story as “purposefully fake or deceitful …

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BuzzFeed and editor-in-chief Ben Smith to be sued for publishing fake news

Buzzfeed Ben Smith fake news

A Russian-tied tech firm named in a controversial dossier containing uncorroborated allegations about President Donald Trump and the hacking of Democratic National Committee email accounts announced late Friday that it has filed defamation suits against the online news site BuzzFeed, its editor in chief and a former British intelligence agent. …

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CNN cuts off Bernie Sanders as he jokingly calls the network ‘fake news’

Bernie Sanders CNN fake news

Former Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was cut off Friday night during an interview with CNN’s Erin Burnett immediately after he jokingly called the network “fake news.” The awkward moment happened Friday when Burnett played a clip of President Donald Trump denying knowledge of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s alleged …

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List of countries John McCain has called to go to war against

John McCain war countries list

Earlier this week notorious war hawk US Senator John McCain (R-Az) was diagnosed with brain cancer. While the liberal and conservative establishments are sending their regards, Geopolitics Alert instead compiled a list of reasons why we don’t care about McCain. The list is of course a history of all the instances McCain has …

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Google manipulating search results to favour Hillary Clinton?

Google Hillary Clinton

Editor’s note: google has since changed the search results back to how they should be since getting caught out.  Remember that this is the same Google that got caught manipulating search results regarding Syria to try overthrow President Assad. Former Google CEO and now Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is currently attending the Bilderberg Group meeting …

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Australia’s Carbon Tax contributing to record business failures

Julia Gillard

Critics of carbon taxes, currently one of the most popular schemes for legally relieving people of their hard-earned money, are often dismissed as crazed doomsayers for suggesting that levies on carbon dioxide emissions — supposedly to save the planet from “global warming” — will have dire economic consequences for those …

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Top Benefits Of Online Gambling

Through the years, online casino gambling has increased from a small niche to one of the popular forms of entertainment around the world. Millions of players log into the internet and play for real money or fun. This is the reason for the huge numbers of players today. Thus, in …

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Italian banks are going bust

Italian banks Italy

Italian banks face some big problems. The thing is they are pretty much the same as last year. Shares in Italian banks have slumped this year, amid fears that lenders need more capital to manage losses on bad loans. While some banks could do with raising capital—UniCredit for one has a thin …

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Leadership lessons from dancing guy

Transcript: If you’ve learned a lot about leadership and making a movement, then let’s watch a movement happen, start to finish, in under 3 minutes, and dissect some lessons: A leader needs the guts to stand alone and look ridiculous. But what he’s doing is so simple, it’s almost instructional. …

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Stock market ‘glitch’ exposes vulnerability of modern system

NYSE stock market

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) halted all trading on Wednesday. For almost four hours, the world watched with bated breath as the NYSE sorted out what they described as a “technical issue”. Ultimately, the issue was officially reported to be from engineers installing …

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To even ‘imagine’ toppling Queen means life in prison

Queen Elizabeth II evil

The Treason Felony Act 1848 makes it illegal to even imagine overthrowing the Crown. A 165-year-old law that threatens anyone calling for the abolition of the monarchy with life imprisonment is technically still in force – after the Ministry of Justice admitted wrongly announcing that it had been repealed. The Treason Felony …

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US lost eight jets in worst air loss in one day since Vietnam war

Harrier Jet

After Taliban gunmen destroyed eight Harrier jets at a US camp in Helmand Province, the US military has suffered its worst air loss in one day since the Vietnam War. The Taliban attacked Camp Bastion, the main strategic base in southwestern Afghanistan, on Sept. 14, causing $200 million in damage …

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Obama’s family vacation to Africa to cost taxpayers $100 million

Obama $100 million vacation to Africa

After questions over the $100 million price tag of the President’s trip to Africa arose, the White House defended the costs claiming that the expenditure offers the nation “great bang for our buck.” After saying that the White House doesn’t determine the costs of travel and security, deputy national security …

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Push to put your money in Google’s CIA cloud wallet

Google Wallet

In Google’s Brave New World, all of your money will be in the “cloud” – a metaphor for data stored and retrieved over the internet – and you will pay for stuff with a swipe of a mobile device. Google rolled out this “service” in 2011 and calls it “Google …

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China’s petroyuan set to knockout the petrodollar

Yuan Petroyuan dollar USD

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group This week the petrodollar was struck with a mighty blow. Russia’s third largest oil producer, Gazprom, announced that it will settle all crude sales to China in yuan, and thus officially ditch the dollar. With relations between China and Russia growing stronger by the day, …

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