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Google Rolls Out Updates to Tackle Fake News

Google fake news roll out

Google has unveiled a series of updates, and there is speculation about some algorithm changes behind the scenes. It is believed the updates are aimed at combating the spread of so-called fake news and making it easier than ever for marketers to micro-target specific groups of users. Project Owl Many …

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5 Reasons to Hire a Financial Advisor (Even If You’re Not Rich)

There’s a misconception that financial advisors are only available to those who are “rich” or have a high net worth. While it’s true that financial advisors can’t help those in extreme debt or who operate on strict budgets, you don’t necessarily need to be “rich” to benefit from the advice …

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Hillary Clinton guilty of arming terrorist groups

Hillary Clinton war what difference does it make Libya Syria

By Andrew P. Napolitano In the course of my work, I am often asked by colleagues to review and explain documents and statutes. Recently, in conjunction with my colleagues Catherine Herridge and Pamela Browne, I read the transcripts of an interview Ms. Browne did with a man named Marc Turi, and Ms. …

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India cuts interest rates more than expected

India central bank Raghuram Rajan interest rates

India’s central bank on Tuesday cut its key interest rate more than markets expected amid optimism that inflation will remain low and fears that Asia’s third-largest economy is slowing. Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan cut the repurchase-agreement rate by 0.5 percentage point to 6.75%. That brings the total easing by …

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Chavez wins Venezuelan presidency

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Incumbent President, Hugo Chavez, has won Venezuela’s tightly-contested presidential elections, clinching a fourth term with over 54 per cent of the vote, according to the National Electoral Council. With more than 90 per cent of the ballot counted, election officials claim Chavez has won beyond doubt, with rival Henrique Capriles …

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Australia will be a casualty of the currency wars

Australian money currency

The world’s most powerful nations are sitting on zero interest rates and printing money to get their currencies down, and there’s very little Australia can do about it, writes Alan Kohler. The currency war will be on in earnest in 2013 as the United States, Europe, Japan and China all …

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US government is using NSA for economic espionage

Economic espionage NSA

Throughout the last year, the U.S. government has repeatedly insisted that it does not engage in economic and industrial espionage, in an effort to distinguish its own spying from China’s infiltrations of Google, Nortel, and other corporate targets. So critical is this denial to the U.S. government that last August, …

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Obama lie #847: ‘There is no debt crisis’

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The United States is roughly $17 trillion in debt, but President Barack Obama says there’s no reason to worry. Speaking with ABC News correspondent George Stephanopoulos this week, Pres. Obama downplayed concerns of an impending financial catastrophe, claiming quite to the contrary that the country is on track to turning …

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5 major earthquakes in 48 hours, experts warn mega quakes coming

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Over the past 48 hours, there have been five major earthquakes globally, and one prominent seismologist has declared that “catastrophic mega earthquakes” could be on the way. In fact, seismologist Roger Bilham of the University of Colorado has made headlines all over the world by warning that “current conditions might …

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Is this the end of the internet? (SOPA, PIPA, ACTA and CISPA)

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jt2Aag32jYg[/youtube] An onrush of condemnation and criticism kept the SOPA and PIPA acts from passing earlier this year, but US lawmakers have already authored another authoritarian bill that could give them free reign to creep the Web in the name of cybersecurity. As congressmen in Washington consider how …

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California deficit soars to $16 billion

California, like Greece is perpetually in fiscal trouble. Overoptimistic revenue forecasts coupled with spending $2 billion more than expected has California in a deep hole. Governor Jerry Brown has the same non-solution as ever, hike taxes. Brown wants a “temporary” (as in seven years) tax hike. Given we all know …

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Report: $21 trillion hidden from taxman in offshore accounts

A global super-rich elite has exploited gaps in cross-border tax rules to hide an extraordinary £13 trillion ($21tn) of wealth offshore – as much as the American and Japanese GDPs put together – according to research commissioned by the campaign group Tax Justice Network. James Henry, former chief economist at …

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9/11 ‘truther’ leading Egyptian presidential race

Abdel-Moneim Abolfotoh

An Islamist who believes that the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States were an American conspiracy is the front-runner in Egypt’s presidential race, a new poll shows. , formerly a leading figure in the Muslim Brotherhood, led the field of 13 candidates with 32 percent of the vote in a survey …

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Assange to break silence as more countries rally behind Ecuador

As Julian Assange prepares to give his first public statement in months, London police are on high alert demanding the IDs of all persons visiting his diplomatic hideout. Ecuador says the threat that the UK will raid its embassy “still stands.” “Julian Assange has always fought for justice”, Assange’s lawyer Baltazar …

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