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Jul 18 14:47

'America Stands With Israel, Now And Always': Mike Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence has reiterated the administration of President Donald Trump is serious about moving the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem al-Quds, adding, “America stands with Israel, now and always.”

“I promise you that the day will come when President Donald Trump moves the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem,” Pence said on Monday evening. “It is not a question of if; it is only when.”

Jul 18 14:47

Let’s Have More Death And Destruction

On Friday the House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018. President Trump’s request already included a huge fifty or so billion dollar spending increase, but the Republican-led House found even that to be far too small. They added another $30 billion to the bill for good measure. Even President Trump, in his official statement, expressed some concern over spending in the House-passed bill.



Taboola
Jul 18 14:34

Texas Ex-Officer Indicted For Killing Teen At Party

A white former police officer in Texas has been formally indicted on murder charges over the killing of a black teen who was leaving a party. The case is certain to reignite debate on race relations and controversial police tactics in the US.

Jul 18 14:34

Tony Blair Admits Jeremy Corbyn Could Be Britain’s Next PM

Former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair has now conceded it is possible Jeremy Corbyn could lead the party to victory and become Britain’s next leader.

Blair fell short of endorsing Corbyn ahead of the June 8 general election, making known his hostility to the party’s leftward turn.

Jul 18 14:30

ILLEGALS REJOICE AS 1 POLICE FORCE CALLS OFF ICE AGENTS.... THIS IS OBSTRUCTION

Illegal immigrants in Phoenix may soon score a victory in their war against federal law if the city’s police department moves forward with a proposed policy change that would prohibit cops from asking crime witnesses or victims about their immigration status or directly contacting immigration authorities.

Jul 18 14:29

Mike Cernovich  - The ADL is trying to get my family murdered.

Jul 18 14:23

CNN: “Russia Is An Adversary, Ukraine Is Not.”

Monday morning. David Chalian, CNN Political Director, on CNN’s “New Day” program. News ticker: “How do Trump-Russia and DNC-Ukraine compare?

New Day co-anchor Alysin Camerota (former Fox anchor) puts the question to her Political Director.

Jul 18 14:23

Missile Defense Will Protect You From North Korea, Say USA Today’s Missile Defense-Funded Sources

“US Missile Defense Plans to Zap North Korean Threats” was the headline of a USA Today story (7/17/17)—or “US Racing to Quash N. Korean Nuke Threat,” in the print edition.

Strikingly, the piece contains no sources at all substantiating the “N. Korean nuke threat”: “North Korea’s rapid march to develop a nuclear-armed ballistic missile capable of striking the United States” is simply asserted in the lead, and later on the claim that “North Korea may be only a year or so away” from having missiles that “can hit anywhere in the world with a nuclear warhead” is backed up only by “according to US estimates.”

Jul 18 14:22

Has the time come to move to a single-payer health-care plan?

As the health care debate proceeds, the thing that strikes me most is the complexity of our current system. Obamacare is clearly a compromise — suggested originally by the Heritage Foundation — that builds on our existing employer-based system and Medicaid. It can, and does, work in states that support it, but can fall apart otherwise. And the recent proposals in the House and Senate bills will create enormous hardship for millions of people.

Jul 18 14:21

Partner of cop who fatally shot bride-to-be 'was STUNNED when his colleague opened fire from inside their squad car' as autopsy reveals she was killed by one bullet to the stomach after she called 911

The partner of a Minneapolis cop who shot dead bride-to-be Justine Damond was 'stunned' when the officer opened fire through a squad car door, sources say.

Officer Matthew Harrity, who was in the driving seat, was speaking to Damond after she called 911 to report a sexual assault occurring near her home, when his partner reached across him and fatally shot her in the abdomen.

A police source told KARE11 that Harrity was 'left stunned' by officer Mohamed Noor's actions.

The revelation makes the motive for shooting all the more mysterious as it appears that Harrity did not view Damond as posing a threat.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Prescription anti-depressants?



Jul 18 14:11

Raising The Risk Of WW3

Thomas, the Democratic opposition to Trump continues its mass effort to create a Watergate out of nothing. Some of them think they are right and that what they are saying is true. Some of them think that no matter what the truth is, their charges are helping their case and weakening Trump. Paul Begala’s comments, even allowing for context, are among the most extreme I’ve heard:

Jul 18 13:57

Elon Musk: Regulate Artificial Inteligence ‘Before It’s Too Late’

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is once again calling for the regulation of artificial intelligence (AI), warning that “by the time we are reactive in AI regulation, it’s too late”.



Owl 1
Jul 18 13:56

Workers Shine A Spotlight On Employer Abuses In Music City

Marches by immigrant workers are not an everyday sight in Nashville, Tennessee. But 50 hotel workers and supporters took to the streets June 20 to make visible the conditions facing low-wage workers in this city.

Jul 18 13:56

The Credit Cycle Has Shifted, The Last Time We Saw This You Know What Happened

Canadian existing home sales crash in June. Sear Canada pays out huge bonuses while laying off workers. Millennials are leaving Illinois in droves. Auto defaults soar and so do delinquencies.

Jul 18 13:52

US Court Upholds ‘Gag’ Rules On Surveillance Of Social Media Users

Privacy advocates suffered a stinging defeat by a federal appeals court which ruled in favor of the FBI’s nondisclosure surveillance requests enforced on social media and tech companies.

A three-judge panel of the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco reached a unanimous decision and ruled against privacy advocates while agreeing with a lower court ruling that the FBI, using gag orders, may issue secret national security letters requesting customer data.

Jul 18 13:47

LINKS REVEALED: George Soros, Open Society and the migrant flood via Italy

Italian and other EU sources show and validate the existence of an extensive network of open borders activists and organisations. The network cooperates directly with George Soros’s Open Society to flood the EU with false-flag migrants.

Jul 18 13:47

IBM reports 21ST consecutive quarter of LOWER REVENUE



Lockerdome
Jul 18 13:43

South Carolina Voter Rolls Hit With 150k Hacking Attempts On Election Day 2016 – Report

On Election Day 2016, South Carolina’s voter registration system was the target of nearly 150,000 hacking attempts, according to a recently released state study.

The South Carolina State Election Commission (SEC) found that 149,832 hacking attempts occurred on November 8, 2016, according to an April document the SEC submitted to the state’s House Legislative Oversight Committee, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

Jul 18 13:35

Auto Defaults Are Soaring

Jul 18 13:26

Get The Lead Out: Federal Bill Would Test For Lead In Children, Provide Treatment

A new bill proposed in the House of Representatives seeks to allocate $150 million – a 1,000 percent increase – to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to fund nationwide lead poisoning prevention, detection and treatment.

The bill, the SMART Child Act, stands for “screen, manage, address and remove toxins for children,” Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-Connecticut) told reporters Monday in New Haven, according to WTNH.

Jul 18 13:15

Theresa May To Reprimand Warring Tory MPs As Brexit Splits Cabinet

Prime Minister Theresa May will reprimand feuding Tory MPs for leaking and briefing against one another, Downing Street has said. A civil war is alleged to have broken out in the party over Brexit.

May’s spokesperson said she would use a meeting on Tuesday to remind her deputies that they should be “having discussions of government policy in private,” according to the Independent.

Jul 18 13:08

Russiagate Exposed: It’s A Fraud

It has now been incontrovertibly proven that the time-stamps and other data in the Democratic National Committee (DNC) files that were leaked to Wikileaks are consistent with those files having been leaked by a person who was inside the DNC and not by an external hacker as has been presumed by all of the ‘news’-reports that this was a ‘hack’ of any sort — not from Russia nor from anywhere else outside the building, much less from outside the east coast time zone. There’s a very real scandal involved in this matter, but it is extremely different from the Russia-hack narrative, and it will be revealed here (for the first time anywhere) at the very end. But, first things first — and that’s what the previous investigators have now proven:

Jul 18 12:55

The Democratic Party Remains on the Verge of Collapse

You don’t need to be a genius to see that the Democratic Party doesn’t really stand for anything when it comes to the issues that matter most to U.S. voters.

Jul 18 12:47

Judicial Watch Statement on IRS Records Scandal

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement in response to a July 13 Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration report, which finds the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) records management practice resulted in lost records and incomplete IRS responses to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and congressional inquiries.

This new report is shocking but not surprising. We have long battled the IRS in court over its obstruction in responding to FOIA requests about Obama era IRS abuses. It is a scandal that the Obama IRS did not tell Judicial Watch, the courts, or Congress about the loss of government records. Our attorneys will review this report to assess whether we should seek relief and accountability from the courts. In the meantime, President Trump should finally fire IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and direct the Justice Department to reopen its criminal inquiry into the Obama IRS abuses and cover-ups.

Jul 18 12:31

Gold Hits 3-Wk High Amid Eroding US Dollar, Trump Troubles

Gold prices were ending the U.S. day session moderately higher and hit a three-week high Tuesday. A solidly lower U.S. dollar index that hit a 10-month low is supporting the precious metals markets. A major defeat for U.S. President Trump on health care reform also helped out the safe-haven gold market today. August Comex gold was last up $7.90 an ounce at $1,241.60. September Comex silver was last up $0.156 at $16.26 an ounce.

The Trump administration was dealt another major blow Tuesday when Republican lawmakers pulled from consideration their latest health care reform package, due to lack of support to pass the measure. The health care reform failure calls into serious question the success of any other big initiatives Trump has promised to push through Congress.

Jul 18 12:19

COMRADE BERNIE DROPS 2020 BOMBSHELL THAT NO ONE WANTED TO HEAR

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an unrepentant socialist whose proposed policies could potentially transform America into a dilapidated wasteland equivalent to Venezuela, revealed during an interview that aired Thursday that he may yet run for president again come 2020.

Jul 18 12:16

Trump Intervenes To Get Visas For Afghan Robotics Girls’ Team

A team of Afghan girls will be allowed into the US to participate in an international robotics competition, after President Donald Trump personally intervened to grant them access, the White House has confirmed.

Jul 18 12:13

Harley-Davidson announces LAYOFFS after earnings fall from weaker U.S. sales



Carambola
Jul 18 12:03

As Pruitt Guts Water Rules, EPA Will Allow Fracking Waste Dumping in the Gulf of Mexico

As the Trump administration moves to gut Obama-era clean water protections nationwide, an environmental group is warning the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that its draft pollution discharge permit for offshore drilling platforms in the Gulf of Mexico violates clean water laws because it allows operators to dump fracking chemicals and large volumes of drilling wastewater directly into the Gulf.

Jul 18 12:02

BEX ALERT - Iran Dominates in Iraq After U.S. ‘Handed the Country Over’

Walk into almost any market in Iraq and the shelves are filled with goods from Iran — milk, yogurt, chicken. Turn on the television and channel after channel broadcasts programs sympathetic to Iran.

A new building goes up? It is likely that the cement and bricks came from Iran. And when bored young Iraqi men take pills to get high, the illicit drugs are likely to have been smuggled across the porous Iranian border.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The New York Slimes is trying to bash Iran because of their close relation with Iraq. They do share a border, after all, and after decades of war brought by the United States, why would anyone in Iraq want to buy anything coming from the United States?

Jul 18 11:58

Alaska credit rating downgraded for 2nd time in a week

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's lowered Alaska's credit rating on Tuesday and said the state's reliance on financial reserves to fund its budget cannot continue.

S&P Global Ratings dropped Alaska's general obligation debt rating from AA+ to AA, with a negative outlook. This is just the latest in bad credit rating news for Alaska. Its rating has been sliding since last year.

Another top rating agency, Moody's Investors Service, also downgraded Alaska less than a week ago.

Jul 18 11:58

FLASHBACK - U.N. Official 'Accidentally' Crushes Own Throat Right Before Testifying Against Hillary Clinton

Call it conspiracy theory, coincidence or just bad luck, but any time someone is in a position to bring down Hillary Clinton by testifying they wind up dead. In fact, there’s a long history of Clinton-related body counts, with scores of people dying under mysterious circumstances.

Perhaps the most notable is Vince Foster. Foster was a partner at Clinton’s law firm and knew the inner workings of the Clinton Machine. Police ruled that death a suicide, though it is often noted that Foster may have been suicided.

Now, another official has found himself on the wrong end of the Clintons. That John Ashe was a former President of the United Nations General Assembly highlights the fact that no one is safe once in their sights.

Jul 18 11:56

Newly Released Email Shows Bill Clinton Paid $500,000 for Moscow Speech While Hillary Opposed Russia Sanctions

A previously leaked e-mail and a suspect coincidence show that Hillary Clinton and the Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. had very similar interests back in 2010.

The reports are leading to further speculation about the former First Lady’s willingness to adopt her political platforms depending on who was willing to pay.

A new Fox News report indicates that Mrs. Clinton and the lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, shared mutual opposition to sanctions against Russia in 2010.

Veselnitskaya’s opposition seems self-explanatory, as her interests clearly were in benefiting her country.

But Clinton’s became a curiosity based on the fact that her husband, former president Bill Clinton, had given a paid speech in Moscow around that time – to the tune of $500,000.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"TRUMP! TRUMP! TRUMP! TRUMP! TRUMP!!!" -- ABCNNBBCBSFOX

Jul 18 10:44

Extra copyright for news sites

Anyone using snippets of journalistic online content must first get a license from the publisher. This new right for publishers would apply for 20 years after publication.

Example:
The automatic link previews social networks generate when users share links (showing the article headline, a thumbnail picture and a short excerpt) would require a license, as well as anyone analysing news content on the web like news aggregators, media monitoring services and fact checking services.

Intent:
The Commission wants to generate income for European publishers by allowing them to charge internet platforms for displaying snippets of their content to users. Stated targets are Google, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, who use such snippets in the course of linking to news articles.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So, we have to stop linking to EU media sources!

Jul 18 10:27

NATO can ‘deter’ Russia, Romanian president says amid drills in E. Europe (VIDEO)

NATO forces are able to deter Russia and they already do so by holding exercises in eastern Europe, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis said as he visited the site of drills staged by NATO and several partner countries in Romania.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, a word, please: Russia doesn't want war.

It wants trade.

And it has some incredible goods to trade, like non-GMO agriculture, oil, and natural gas.

This constant Russia-bashing on the part of you, and your colleagues in Eastern Europe, is a completely unfair, and disingenuous branding of this country, perhaps as a prelude to a NATO war against it, and you have to know that.

The following map tells the story better than I could ever articulate it:

The map that shows how many NATO troops are deployed along Russia’s border

So President Iohannis, if NATO is not encircling Russia with troops as a prelude to a war against it, to destroy the country and its financial system, why please, are they there?!?

Jul 18 10:14

European Parliament Votes to Allow EU Aid to Be Spent on Third World Militaries

The proposal to change the so-called Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP) — an EU fund worth US$2.62 billion (€2.3 billion), charged with disbursing money for peace-building activities in conflict-ridden developing countries is avowedly part of the European Commission's "capacity building in support of security and development" initiative.

The proposals have been engulfed in legal controversy since their launch by the Commission in 2016. While the European Commission claims the move would strengthen the EU's ability to shore up state institutions in countries whose development has been hindered by violence, critics claim it's a covert attempt to divert financial resources away from traditional aid projects, to the EU's increasingly embattled military operations in sub-Saharan Africa.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I absolutely side with the critics on this one.

Africa is one of the most resource-rich, relatively unexploited continents on the face of this earth; therefore, Europe, just as does the US and China, wants to expropriate those resources, to which it has absolutely no moral right; make sure the regimes in these countries are Western-centric; and that these resources are only sold to specific countries, and only sold in Euros.

These European military operations in sub-Saharan Africa get little or no press here in the States; they should.

Jul 18 10:11

UK Shocked To Find It Has Duplicated U.S. Factory Farms

A new report has shocked the UK who apparently did not know that they have just witnessed the reverse of a British invasion. That is to say, they awoke to realize that US-style factory farms now dot the shires and any idyllic semblances of a family-run farm are now gone...

Jul 18 10:11

WALMART JUST MADE SOME CHANGES DEMS ARE GOING TO HATE, THIS WILL SHAKE UP THE WAY YOU SHOP FOREVER!

Previously we reported on a robot burger flipper replacing line cooks in California. Now Walmart is replacing registers with a monolithic tower in Tulsa. Zach Ferguson for Western Journalism reports, Small-time grocery store-turned-mega-chain Walmart is rolling out massive self-serving kiosks that obtain customers’ online orders.

Jul 18 10:05

Welp, even ships are hackable now

Large shipping vessels and aircraft are often equipped with VSAT systems, allowing crewmembers to send and receive messages and access the Internet during voyages. Turns out, some of these VSAT systems are profoundly insecure, and could allow an attacker to gain access, and disrupt communications.

Security researcher x0rz discovered that many VSAT systems can be reached from the public Internet. Not only does this mean they can be tracked through services like Shodan, but some are configured in a way that could see a remote attacker gain access using default credentials.

Duuuuuude, default creds everywhere. I'm connected to a motherfucking ship as admin right now. Hacking ships is easy ???? pic.twitter.com/UmLPIveTah

— x0rz (@x0rz) July 18, 2017

Jul 18 10:02

China Holds Live Fire Drills in Tibet to Practice Invading India

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army simulated battle conditions with live rounds in Tibet over the weekend, as Indian and Chinese forces remain at a standoff over the disputed area of Sikkim.
Some 4,000 to 7,000 troops armed with shoulder-launched assault weapons and light arms were filmed striking an “enemy position,” the South China Morning Post reported on Monday. Soldiers practiced mobilizing around a battlefield, coordinating digital attacks and engaging hypothetical enemies on a 5,000 meter plateau, the Post added.

The drills "covering a dozen elements was testimony to the PLA’s combined strike capability," a narrator said on CCTV in China.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Chinese President Xi Jinping, a word please; you have the power to ratchet tensions down a bit, through negotiations here, rather than this show of force.

I would like to politely remind you that India is also a nuclear armed country; this exercise may well have more Indian nuclear weapons aimed in your direction, not something I would imagine either you, or your military, would like to see happen.

As you are well aware, China and India share over 2,000 miles of border; negotiation, rather than confrontation here, with both India and Bhutan, would be a far better way to go right now in resolving this conflict.

Jul 18 09:51

Student loan tsunami on the horizon:  Of $847 billion in Direct Loan program, only $535 billion is actually being paid back at the moment. 

The amount of student debt continues to grow like a skyscraper reaching for the clouds. There seems to be an unlimited amount of student debt that college students are willing to take. As of today, there is $1.44 trillion in student debt outstanding. But how much of this is being actively serviced? After all, if you take out a mortgage or auto loan you start paying on it right off the bat. You will be surprised at the small amount of student debt that is actually being paid back at the moment. Young Americans that are already cash strapped are going to get even more budget tightening once they graduate and need to pay back the large amounts of loans they have taken on.

Jul 18 09:50

Trump threatens sanctions if Venezuela creates Constituent Assembly

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to take "strong and swift economic actions" if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro goes ahead with plans to create a super-legislature known as a Constituent Assembly in a July 30 vote.

"Yesterday, the Venezuelan people again made clear that they stand for democracy, freedom and rule of law. Yet their strong and courageous actions continue to be ignored by a bad leader who dreams of becoming a dictator," Trump said in a statement issued by the White House.

"The United States will not stand by as Venezuela crumbles. If the Maduro regime imposes its Constituent Assembly on July 30, the United States will take strong and swift economic actions," Trump said.

Maduro's foes are demanding a presidential election and want to stop the leftist leader's plan to create the Constituent Assembly, which would have the power to rewrite the constitution and annul the opposition-led legislature.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Mr. President, a word please; sanctions are not going to hurt the well-connected, one percenters of Venezuela.

Ordinary Venezuelan citizens have been documented as in such severe hunger, that they are eating protected flamingos, anteaters, dogs, cats, donkeys, and goats; and that was back in February of this year.

Hungry Venezuelans killing flamingos and anteaters for food, biologists say

IF these sanctions hasten the end of the Maduro government, which I believe is your design intent, I want to see the US come up with, and deliver, some massive food and medical aid for these people after the fall of the current regime.

There needs to be some practical compassion here, Mr. President: please consider this as part of your plan to aid, and stabilise, the incoming government.

Jul 18 09:48

Students could have voted twice in the general election, warns Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission has warned of a “troubling” rise in alleged voter fraud amid suggestions that Labour in particular could have been boosted at the general election by students voting for them twice.

Students are legally allowed to register at both their university address and their home address, but must only vote in one location.

However, some have reportedly admitted that they voted twice for Labour in order to boost the party’s chances at the election.

Jul 18 09:48

GMOs Just Got A Lot More Frightening With Approval Of New Monsanto Product

The EPA just told Monsanto they could go ahead and bypass spraying our crops with carcinogenic chemicals like Round Up and just go ahead and breed them right into the crops themselves. Using a process called RNA interference, Monsanto’s RNAi plant will supposedly kill pesky rootworms when they come along to chomp on them- but what else will these genetically modified crops do to beneficial bugs, the soil, and human health? The EPA has no idea, because they haven’t done a single trial on RNAi-altered crops.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

RNA is much less stable than DNA. Tinkering with RNA can go wildly out of control very quickly.

Jul 18 09:38

Video Shows New Military Laser Weapon Test!

Jul 18 09:37

Hidden History - USS Liberty: 'Operation Cyanide': Russians to the rescue

This episode contains some explosive information...some "hidden history", if you like, about the War Crime perpetrated on the American Naval Ship "USS Liberty" on June 8, 1967 by the Israeli government of the day. I was familiar with most of the information and geopolitical ramifications...but one part of the story was new to me--the involvement of the Russian ship that came to the rescue of the USS Liberty, and saved it from being "finished off" by way of an American torpedo and sunk.

Jul 18 09:34

As Paperwork Goes Missing, Billions in Private Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Away

Tens of thousands of people who took out private loans to pay for college but have not been able to keep up payments may get their debts wiped away because critical paperwork is missing.

Jul 18 09:34

North Korea does not have capacity to hit U.S. 'with any degree of accuracy': U.S. general

North Korea does not have the ability to strike the United States with "any degree of accuracy" and while its missiles have the range, they lack the necessary guidance capability, the vice chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said on Tuesday.

Jul 18 09:30

Why you should delete your old phone number on Facebook: Simple profile recovery trick that relies on outdated details lets anyone break into your account

If someone finds one of your old phone numbers, they can easily access your account using a simple trick, a security expert has found.

A flaw in Facebook's account recovery system, which lets users log in using their phone number if they lose their password, leaves accounts exposed to hackers.

If a hacker buys an old number that is still linked to a Facebook account, they can easily gain access the profile through the account recovery system.

Jul 18 09:29

Trump administration outlines negotiating priorities for NAFTA

The United States on Monday said reducing its trade deficits is a top priority for revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico.

The Trump administration sent Congress its required NAFTA objectives saying the aim is to
improve market access for U.S. manufacturing, agriculture and services in the three-nation deal.

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said an updated agreement will include a digital economy chapter and will fold labor and environment obligations, which have remained outside the main agreement, into a final deal.
Lighthizer said the U.S. will work to eliminate "unfair subsidies, market-distorting practices by state-owned enterprises" and will improve intellectual property protections.

"Too many Americans have been hurt by closed factories, exported jobs and broken political promises," Lighthizer said in a statement. "Under President Trump’s leadership, USTR will negotiate a fair deal."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

These all seem to be reasonable goals, in relationship to the American economy, and American business.

Jul 18 09:28

White House Lays Out Nafta Renegotiating Strategy

The US today released a 17-page outline of a "tough negotiating strategy" to revise the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement, meant to reduce trade imbalances with Mexico and Canada and boost exports of everything from farm goods to financial services while for the first time saying it would seek to deter currency manipulation by trading partners. The outline comes in advance of preparations to kick off heated negotiations to revamp Nafta.

Jul 18 09:28

Poll Shows Americans' Massive Disapproval Of Both Parties: "Now It's Just An Oligarchy"

So: despite there being 6% more self-described Democrats than Republicans, there was only 1% more disapproval of the Republican Party than of the Democratic Party; and, this indicates that there was a substantial disapproval of the Democratic Party by Democratic voters (more disaffection by them for 'their' Party, than Republicans have for theirs).

Jul 18 09:26

M 7.7 - 198km ESE of Nikol'skoye, Russia

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Lots of aftershocks! Plus the big quake in Peru.

Jul 18 09:21

DPR, LPR Separatists In East Ukraine Declare New Country “Malorossiya”

By Brandon Turbeville

On July 18, Donetsk People’s Republic leader, Alexander Zakharchenko, announced the creation of a new country that will be made up of the DPR and LPR regions in Eastern Ukraine. The new country will be called “Malorossiya” or “Little Russia.” Local leadership is describing the country as a “successor state” to Ukraine.

Zakharchenko is proposing a three-year transition period toward the creation of the new state as a way to settle the ongoing conflict...

Jul 18 09:16

"ZERO DAY" FOR VIOLENT REGIME CHANGE IN VENEZUELA

The U.S. supports the right-wing opposition in Venezuela against the socialist government of President Maduro.

Since April the opposition tries to dislodge the government by instigating a regime change by force. Its protests and street fights with the police are led by violent, militarized gangs:

Venezuela’s ongoing street protests are increasingly looking like outright warfare. As security forces shoot rubber bullets, tear-gas canisters and sometimes live rounds at the churning crowds, increasingly restive mobs are responding with lethal slingshots, homemade mortars and Molotov cocktails.
This week, seven National Guard members were injured in Caracas when a roadside bomb exploded as they drove by on motorcycles.

Leading the opposition shock-troops are loose-knit groups of young men and women that have names like The Templars, The Warriors and The Arcadias. Collectively, they’re known as the Chamos de la Resistencia or, roughly, the Youth Resistance.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Looks like a US-enabled "regime change" is in the works for Venezuela, but do not expect anything to get better for the Venezuelan people, once this has been accomplished.

Look for what has happened in all the countries the US has regime changed; past is prologue to the future.

You will see crushing government austerity, to grind the people of Venezuela even further down economically than they already are; the establishment of a Private Central Bank, loaning money at usurious rates, accompanied by brutal repressions of rights and liberties by a dictatorship which will suppress any criticism whatsoever of its actions.

Capital, and some of Venezuela's best and brightest, have already fled the country. Whatever government seizes power has got to, somehow, bring both back, if this country is not going to exist as a failed state, which may well be Venezuela's future, no matter who holds power here.

Jul 18 09:13

On the ground in Marawi amid Duterte's battle against ISIS

My contacts in the capital informed me via text messages that I had been “red-flagged,” clearly by the pro-US faction in the Philippine military. So before my presence was finally cleared from Manila, I was detained and held in a provisional military base in the city of Saguiaran. Here I was “softly” interrogated by military intelligence. A few steps away, a howitzer was firing artillery toward ISIS positions in Marawi, some 10 kilometers distant.

“So you believe the United States is responsible for spreading terrorism all over the world,” I was asked late at night by one of the officers, point blank. It was clear that someone ‘behind the scenes’ was busy studying my published work.

Jul 18 09:13

Why I Reject Western Courts and Justice

There is a small courthouse from the ‘British era’, standing right in the center of Hong Kong. It is neat, well-built, remarkably organized and some would even say – elegant.

Earlier this year I visited there with an Afghan-British lawyer, who had been touring East Asia for several months. Hong Kong was her last destination; afterwards she was planning to return home to London. The Orient clearly confused and overwhelmed her, and no matter how ‘anti-imperialist’ she tried to look, most of her references were clearly going back to the adoptive homeland – the United Kingdom.

Jul 18 09:08

Media Shocked As Details of Clinton-Linked Death of Klaus Eberwein Emerge

Over the past decades, there have been many conspiracy theories about people who were close to Bill and Hillary Clinton’s corrupt political enterprise who then died due to suicide or strange accidents. Some are more interesting than others, considering how there are cases of deaths happening just before individuals have attempted to expose Bill and Hillary Clinton’s lawbreaking.

Now, as the Miami Herald reports, Klaus Eberwein has died. He ran Haiti’s economic development agency (Fonds d’Assistance Economique) between 2012-2015 and was shot in the head in a Florida hotel room in July. It has been ruled a suicide.

This death is unfortunate, as Eberwein was preparing to testify on the Clinton Foundation’s use of funds raised after the 2010 earthquake which devastated the poor country.

Jul 18 09:06

More Obama officials scrutinized in 'unmasking' probe

The number of people thought to be involved in the alleged “unmasking” of American citizens under the Obama administration could be expanding, according to a source close to the House Intelligence Committee’s review.

The source with knowledge of the review told Fox News the records suggest the unmasking “goes beyond” key officials like former National Security Adviser Susan Rice, former CIA Director John Brennan and former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power.

The source said more than a half-dozen former senior Obama administration officials are now of interest to House committee investigators.

Jul 18 09:06

THE U.S. IS POISED TO SEPARATE MILITARY CYBER COMMAND FROM THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY

After nearly a year of unsubstantiated claims that Russia hacked the U.S. election, the U.S. government is now poised to create an independent Military Cyber Command eventually splintered off from the NSA, Reuters reported.

The agency was created in 2009 under then President Barack Obama, but it seeks to stem out and become separate from the NSA while still keeping some employees of the spying agency.

This comes after President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to create a joint cyber security force, a move that many Democrats are adamant about blocking.

The goal of separating the Military Cyber Command from the rest of the intelligence community?

To wage cyber war against the Islamic State and other individuals and groups deemed to be “enemies of the state,” according to anonymous U.S. officials not authorized to speak on the matter; further noting that the plans aren’t finalized and are subject to change.

Jul 18 09:02

CIVILIAN DEATHS IN AFGHANISTAN HIT NEW RECORD HIGH

The civilian death toll in Afghanistan, some 16 years into the US-led invasion and occupation, continues to rise precipitously, with the most recent figures out of the United Nations showing 1,662 civilians killed in the first half of 2017, the highest civilian toll of the entire war.

Officials had expressed hope civilian deaths had more or less leveled off, when the first half of 2016, the previous record, gave way to a roughly identical figure in the second half. Increased airstrikes and some major suicide bombings drove another increase, however.

The civilian toll was particularly grave for women and children, with casualties among women up 23% and 9% among children. This was exemplified by an early February US airstrike in Sangn District, which killed 26 civilians.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

These assassinations of primarily innocent victims, highlights that what the US and NATO have been doing for the last 16 years in Afghanistan has not worked.

One of the most classic definitions of insanity is doing the same thing, in precisely the same manner, yet expecting a different outcome.

That is precisely what has been happening in Afghanistan.

So President Trump, a word, please: get US and NATO forces out of Afghanistan as quickly as safely possible,then negotiate with whatever government is still standing in Kabul for the pipeline and mineral rights.

After all, you do know that it was President Bush's squabble with Afghanistan's Taliban leadership over costs on the pipeline rights which initially motivated President Bush to declare war on Afghanistan, and march US and NATO troops into the country, RIGHT?!?

The Real Reason for the Afghan War

Jul 18 08:55

2 more GOP senators oppose health bill, killing it for now

The latest GOP effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" was fatally wounded in the Senate Monday night when two more Republican senators announced their opposition to legislation strongly backed by President Donald Trump.

The announcements from Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas left the Republican Party's long-promised efforts to get rid of President Barack Obama's health care legislation reeling. Next steps, if any, were not immediately clear.

Lee and Moran both said they could not support Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's legislation in its current form. They joined GOP Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Rand Paul of Kentucky, both of whom announced their opposition right after McConnell released the bill last Thursday.

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Jul 18 08:55

Prince William, Kate to visit Nazi camp on Poland trip

They begin with a visit to the Stutthof concentration and death camp that Nazi Germany operated in occupied Poland.
Note: ALLIED MILITARY POLICE HEADQUARTERS…VIENNA… JAN 10th , 1948.
no poison gas was ever used to kill prisoners in the following concentration camps……
Bergen-Belsen, Buchenwald, Dachau, Flossenburg, Gross-Rosen, Mauthausen, and satellite camps..Natzweller, Neuengamme, Niederhagen(Wewelsberg), Ravensbruck, Sachsenhausen, STUTTHOF, Theresienstadt, In all cases where gassings were alleged, it COULD BE PROVEN THAT TORTURE WAS USED TO EXTRACT CONFESSIONS, AND WITNESSES HAVE LIED. Any former inmate who, during their debriefing continues to allege that Poison gas was used to murder people – in particular Jews – are to be reported to this office, and if they insist on lying further, they are to be charged with perjury.”
Signed Major Miller
Commanding Officer..Allied Military Police Vienna
Witnessed by: Lieutenant Lachout MP

Jul 18 08:53

Britain could end up paying another £22billion for Brexit as EDF could claim COMPENSATION

BRITAIN could end up paying £22billion to French energy company EDF for leaving the European nuclear power treaty.

The Government admitted an agreement made in September last year over the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station means operators EDF can claim compensation if there is a change in British, EU or international law, policy or guidance, which forces the £24bn project to close early.

Richard Harrington, the energy and industry minister, confirmed the payments could be “up to around £22bn” in a written answer to Labour’s Dr Alan Whitehead at the beginning of July.

Jul 18 08:53

Old West-style land war in Colorado Rockies pits ranch widow against oil company

Ranch widow Susan Robinson is battling a ConocoPhillips subsidiary over rights to land her family has grazed for 100 years

Jul 18 08:52

Girl at lemonade stand threatened by a man who said he'd call police for lack of a business license

This is the story of a little girl from Discover Bay who set up a lemonade stand on public property.

She just wanted to sell some lemonade and cookies. Her parents told her she could be there for 1 hour.

But as she was setting up she was approached by a man who was all bent out of shape by what she was doing.

(Don’t worry there is a happy ending)

Jul 18 08:49

BANK OF ITALY WARNS AGAINST CREATING YOUR OWN CURRENCY

Because the top cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and Ethereum are open source, any one can create their own cryptocurrencies. While the proliferation of cryptocurrencies has central banks concerened, another more insidious and perhaps greater threat to central banks’ monopoly on money creation is the issuance of scriptural euros by citizens.

What are Scriptural Euros?

Scriptural Euros are Euros issued by citizens under a “theory of the autonomous creation of scriptural currency” based on the idea of collective property of money that affirms the right of every citizen to autonomously create “scriptural” money (Euros) via their own accounting records. The thoery of autonomous creation of scriptural currency holds that just as banks can conjure debt based money out of thin air, so can citizens. Money thus created by citizens can then be used to extinguish their own debts.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Citizens are starting to think that if the banks can create money out of thin air, why can't the citizens?

Jul 18 08:48

The Secret Isn't Secret Anymore

Here it is, in black and white, the beginning of the whole web of treachery, deceit and Breach of Trust that has caused two World Wars, multiple international bankruptcies, and the current plot to overthrow private property and self-government worldwide:

Jul 18 08:47

EXCLUSIVE: Russian At Donald Trump Jr. Meeting Worked With FBI While Special Counsel Robert Mueller Was FBI Director

The Russian translator at the Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr. worked with the State Department and the FBI during Robert Mueller’s tenure as Director of the Bureau, according to documents obtained by True Pundit.

Mueller, the former FBI director, is currently the United States Special Counsel investigating President Donald Trump’s administration and White House aides for alleged connections to supposed Russian factions. While Big Media has tried to portray Trump’s eldest son, Donald Jr., as having orchestrated a clandestine meeting with the Russians to attempt to find dirt on Hillary Clinton, few can seem to explain how a person linked to the FBI and Mueller, who was calling the shots for the Bureau at the time, ended up at the very same Trump Tower sit down.

Jul 18 08:47

Billionaire Philanthropist Blasts the Clintons for Massive Foundation Fraud in Haiti

“Hillary, let me give you a word. First of all I’m wealthier than you are, and here I am with my money, my hands. I’m flying aircraft into these dangerous situations. The head of the Senate here in Haiti said that it of the billions that you collected for these children here only 2%! 2%! You are a grand level thief and the world needs to know about it, Americans need to know about it. If we dare trust you with anything we’re fools, and you know, you’ve proven it over and over again, but Haiti you can’t explain this away.

Jul 18 08:46

Trump, Hillary, Obama, Russia Collusion, Police, and Voter Fraud. Michael Rivero - July 17, 2017

Jul 18 08:41

Taking a Stand: 22,000 Nurses Refuse “Mandatory” Vaccinations

Nurses are taking a stand against mandatory vaccinations, at the risk of losing their jobs.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"If the people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny." -- Thomas Jefferson

Jul 18 08:40

FLASHBACK - Neocons confess: “We did 9/11-anthrax”

Every year at this time, the neocons orchestrate and hype a series of public relations stunts designed to magnify fears of “radical Islam” and reinforce their crumbling 9/11-Anthrax cover story. But this year’s propaganda campaign is so extreme that it represents a tacit confession: The neocons know that the truth about the 9/11-Anthrax operation is slowly closing in on them; so they are over-reacting by desperately trying to stoke the dying embers of the so-called War on Terror, in order to maintain the myth that Muslims (rather than neoconservative Zionists) attacked America in the autumn of 2001.

Jul 18 08:39

China’s advanced destroyer to take part in joint drills with Russia in Baltic Sea

Russia and China will conduct the first stage of their Joint Sea 2017 naval drills off the Baltic coast this week, the Russian Defense Ministry has confirmed. Beijing has sent one of its most advanced missile destroyers for the exercises.

The Baltic phase of the exercise, starting Friday, will involve about a dozen warships in addition to military aircraft and helicopters from both sides, the Russian defense ministry said in a statement.

Jul 18 08:38

Couple on their honeymoon 'kidnapped and raped a woman before strolling into a convenience store naked to steal some soda'

A newlywed couple chose a depraved way to celebrate their nuptials.
During their honeymoon in Florida, Rashada Hurley, 32 and her husband Timothy Lowe, 37, kidnapped a woman from a supermarket parking lot and proceeded to rob and rape her, the Miami Herald reported.

Jul 18 08:37

Taco Hell! The moment a former employee returns to the restaurant and goes on a tea-throwing rampage as the manager whips off his shirt to fight her 17-year-old son

The shocking moment a former Taco Bell employee returned to the restaurant in a tea-tossing rampage has been caught on video.

The former employee named Margarita is seen in the video throwing gallons of tea around a Taco Bell in Converse, Texas in a dispute with the manager before being arrested.

Jul 18 08:35

Eurozone on the ROCKS: Inflation PLUNGES further as ECB scrambles to save EU economy

EUROZONE inflation remains below target in an embarrassing development for the European Central Bank (ECB) which has pulled out all of the stops to kick the EU's economy into action.

Despite desperate efforts by policymakers to raise inflation, it came in at just 1.3 per cent in June, the European Commission this week confirmed.

The ECB has slashed interest rates below zero and injects billions into the eurozone every month in the hope of lifting the economy.

Yet inflation continues to disappoint, with stagnant prices taken as a sign of weak consumer demand.

Jul 18 08:34

How Fiscally Healthy Is Your State?

Jul 18 08:28

France Calls on Russia to Condemn Donetsk Republic's Malorossiya State Proposal

France calls on Russia to condemn the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic's (DPR) leader's announcement of a new state called Malorossiya, the French Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.

Jul 18 08:27

Poland Appeals to European Court Against Obligation to Accept Migrants

Polish authorities appealed to the European Court of Justice against its obligation to take in refugees under the EU relocation scheme, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said Tuesday.

Jul 18 08:27

Tony Blair, Brexit, and the Unending Crisis at the Heart of British Politics

The timing of Tony Blair's latest foray into British mainstream politics, on the question of Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn's leadership of the Labour Party, could not have been any more significant or offensive.

Jul 18 08:27

Sexual assaults & ‘shocking’ violence involving migrants mar German town fair - police

A German town's summer fair turned violent over the weekend, with multiple sexual assaults reported. A group of youths also attacked visitors and officers, with police stating that many of the offenders were migrants.

The violence occurred while residents of Schorndorf in the southern German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg celebrated the town's weeklong fair, referred to as Volksfest (People's Festival).

However, while many were enjoying carnival rides and German beer on Friday – the first day of the fair – at least three sexual assaults occurred in the town, resulting in the detention of an Iraqi suspect.

Jul 18 08:26

Polish political prisoner Piskorski now "Chinese spy" in CIA-backed hysteria

On July 14, 2017, the case proceedings of Polish political prisoner Mateusz Piskorski took a new turn when Piskorski was slapped with new allegations of “espionage on behalf of China” by the prosecutor’s office.

Piskorski has been “temporarily imprisoned” on no formal charges for 425 days now, the legal pretext for such being ongoing investigations into the allegations presented by Poland’s Internal Security Service (ABW) that Piskorski has committed espionage on behalf of Russia. More than a year later, however, Piskorski’s proceedings are still kept secret from the public and no evidence or formal charges have been presented by Polish authorities.

Jul 18 08:25

The Future Of Artificial Intelligence: Why The Hype Has Outrun Reality

A panel of experts at the recent 2017 Wharton Global Forum in Hong Kong outlined their views on the future for artificial intelligence (AI), robots, drones, other tech advances and how it all might affect employment in the future. The upshot was to deflate some of the hype, while noting the threats ahead posed to certain jobs.

Their comments came in a panel session titled, “Engineering the Future of Business,” with Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett moderating and speakers Pascale Fung, a professor of electronic and computer engineering at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Vijay Kumar, dean of engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, and Nicolas Aguzin, Asian-Pacific chairman and CEO for J.P.Morgan.

Jul 18 08:25

How 1,000s Of Student Loans Worth Billions Are Getting Erased On A Technicality

Now, ordinarily when a student defaults on their loan, NCF simply files a lawsuit in local or state court as a means for negotiating a settlement or payment plan with the borrower. Often times, NCF wins these cases automatically as the borrowers don't even bother to show up for their court date. In cases like that, NCF can use their court victory to garnish wages and/or federal benefits from entitlement programs like Social Security which can haunt borrowers for decades (we actually wrote about it here: Baby Boomers Increasingly Having Social Security Checks Garnished To Cover Student Loan Payments).

That said, NCF is increasingly finding that, much like the subprime mortgage debacle from 10 years ago, student lending institutions apparently had a really hard time keeping tracking of paperwork over the years and/or processed deeply flawed contracts with incomplete ownership records and mass-produced documentation (who can forget that whole robo-signing catastrophe).

Jul 18 08:24

Car-Theft Ring In The Netherlands Has Stolen Nearly A Dozen Teslas

Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the firs production model o the Tesla Model 3, the company’s first sedan marketed toward broader cohort of working Americans who had presumably balked at the price tag of the company’s older model. Musk sees a truly “mass market” car as insurance against the types of sales declines that briefly sent the company’s shares into bear-market territory about a week and a half ago.

Musk has said he hopes to go from manufacturing 100,000 cars a year to 500,000 with the launch of the Model 3 – but one has to wonder whether or not this is actually possible. However, some unscrupulous Tesla enthusiasts have aparently decided they don’ feel like waiting around to find out.

As Jalopnik reports, there have been a rash of Tesla thefts across Europe as thieves, apparently undeterred by the controversy surrounding the company’s autopilot assisted-driving software, are trying to snatch up as many of them as possible.

Jul 18 08:23

U.S. states move to allow children to use sunscreen at school without a doctor’s note

State Rep. Craig Hall of Utah has four red-headed school-age children, lives in the state with the highest rate of melanoma in the United States, and buys sunscreen “in the Costco size.” He is an unabashed proponent of sun protection.

Jul 18 08:23

Suicidal man doused in gasoline catches fire after police use Taser on him

A suicidal man who had doused himself in gasoline became engulfed in flames at an Arlington home Monday after an officer used a stun gun on him, police said.
The officer who used the Taser on the man believed that the man was holding a lighter in his hand and was about to use it, police spokeswoman Sgt. VaNessa Harrison said at a news conference.

Jul 18 08:23

SYRIA: US-Backed Ceasefire Denounced by US-Backed Terrorists

One of the most notable outcomes of the recent G20 summit in Hamburg was the announcement of an agreement – following the much-anticipated meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin – to establish a ceasefire in south-western Syria. The agreement established a de-escalation zone in the provinces of Daraa, Quneitra and Sweida, beginning just one week ago on July 9th. However, as with previous ceasefires designed reduce the level of fighting on the ground in Syria, the most belligerent factions on the ground – namely US-backed ‘rebel’ terrorist groups – quickly made it clear that they would not abide by the terms of the agreement.

Jul 18 08:16

Russia-Gate Report Ignored Iraq-WMD Lessons

A January intelligence product has served as the basis for a series of Congressional hearings into the issue of Russian meddling into American elections — and has taken on a near canonical quality that precludes any critical questioning of either the authors or their findings. There is one major problem, however: the supposedly definitive assessment was not that which it proclaimed to be.

Jul 18 08:15

UAE Hacked Qatari Websites, US Intelligence Sources Confirm

The United Arab Emirates was behind an effort to hack Qatari government news and social media websites, sparking a diplomatic dispute among Arab states, US intelligence officials say.

Jul 18 08:13

Central Bankers Are Always Wrong

The global dollar-based monetary system is in serious jeopardy, according to former Texas Congressman Ron Paul. And contrary to Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s assurances that there won’t be another major crisis in our lifetime, the next economy-cratering fiat-currency crash could happen as soon as next month, Paul said during an interview with Josh Sigurdson of World Alternative media.

Jul 18 08:10

Robot Security Guard "Commits Suicide" In Mall Fountain

The Knightscope K5 security robot was supposed to patrol the Georgetown Waterfront, a ritzy shopping-and-office complex along the Washington Harbour in D.C. Looking like a mutant hybrid of R2D2 and a Dalek, the K5 was built to be a crime-fighting robot that could rove the streets and monitor for suspicious activity. It has been used in some offices and malls across America.

But, in the absurdist take of NY Mag, "the pressure was too much for the rolling robot, which can turn, beep, and whistle in order to maintain order."

At one point today, it had had enough, rolled into fountain and drowned itself.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I wonder what the robot knew about the Clintons! :)

Jul 18 08:06

Clinton Ally Begala: We Should "Debate Whether We Should Blow Up" Russia

Long-time Clinton family ally Paul Begala on Wednesday evening seemingly suggested President Trump should consider bombing Russia in response to the Kremlin’s meddling in the 2016 election.

Jul 18 08:05

Macron enters into open war with France’s armed forces chief

French President Emmanuel Macron is in a very open conflict with the chief of the French armed forces, who may be forced to resign in what would be an unprecedented crisis.

Jul 18 08:05

Macron outshines Merkel as EU's top diplomat

Germany has for years longed for a stronger French partner, but may have got more than it bargained for as the self-confident Emmanuel Macron takes Europe's spotlight.

Striking images from Paris this week offered signs of how Europe's de-facto leadership has started to mutate in the two months since Macron took office.

Jul 18 08:03

ECB to carry out investigation of Deutsche Bank's two largest shareholders - reports

EUROPE'S top banking regulator, the European Central Bank (ECB), is considering carrying out a special assessment of Deutsche Bank's two largest shareholders, a German paper reported on Sunday, citing regulatory sources.

Jul 18 08:03

'Brexit changed my view of Europe' Angela Merkel reveals shock as EU divorce talks begin

ANGELA Merkel has admitted last year's stunning Brexit vote rocked her view of the European Union (EU).

Jul 18 07:55

A mom says it’s alright if parents curse in front of their kids, but not everyone is on board

In the post, Hall points out that she has let some unconsidered swear words slip while in the presence of her children, but she feels the cursing isn’t a big issue. Hall said she doesn’t need to teach her children they can’t use swear words, and that they instinctively know it isn’t allowed.

Jul 18 07:54

'People are FED UP' Labour MP SQUIRMS over U-turn on Corbyn's pledge to CLEAR student debt

A LABOUR MP was left floundering after he was roasted over his party backtracking on Jeremy Corbyn’s pre-election promise to scrap student debt.

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