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The New Yorker
The Dirty Tricksterworked with Richard Nixon and Lee Atwater, and on the Florida recount. Photogra
The Dirty Trickster
The New Yorker / Posted 13 hours ago
worked with Richard Nixon and Lee Atwater, and on the Florida recount. Photograph by Platon. A sign inside the front door of Miami Velvet, a night club of sorts in a warehouse-style building a few minutes from the airport, states, “If sexual... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
‘The most dangerous weapons ever invented’: Policy expert talks nukes, Israel and the Iran dealJoe Cirincione Joe Cirincione is a nuclear policy expert who served for nearly
‘The most dangerous weapons ever invented’: Policy expert talks nukes, Israel and the Iran deal
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 14 hours ago
Joe Cirincione Joe Cirincione is a nuclear policy expert who served for nearly a decade on the staff of the House Armed Services Committee, beginning during the Reagan administration. He has since authored several books on the history of nuclear... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Vladimir Putin seeks Chinese gift as oil slump sours second gas dealcent slump in crude over the past year complicates talks, Interfax news service
Vladimir Putin seeks Chinese gift as oil slump sours second gas deal
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
cent slump in crude over the past year complicates talks, Interfax news service reported Friday, citing Ling Ji, director of the Department of Eurasian Affairs at the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. While an accord would make China Gazprom's largest... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorialsand donors." In contrast, he says, "I don't need anybody's money. I don't want
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted yesterday
and donors." In contrast, he says, "I don't need anybody's money. I don't want anybody's money." It is a consistent part of his pitch to voters_that he's "very rich" and therefore cannot be induced to indulge a narrow special interest. The... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The Donald & Juliusto be frontrunners to win a nomination from their parties to run for president.
The Donald & Julius
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
to be frontrunners to win a nomination from their parties to run for president. Clinton is after all a former First Lady of Arkansas, former First Lady of the US, a former New York State senator and a former secretary of state. She is also... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Politics plays major role in price of oilAs the world price of crude sharpened its slide last week, one major internatio
Politics plays major role in price of oil
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
As the world price of crude sharpened its slide last week, one major international newspaper’s headline proclaimed it was all thanks to simple economics. That might have been too simple an explanation. Even if the simplest of simple economics were... Read more
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Reuters
White House says Obama may endorse in 2016 Democratic raceU.S. Vice President Joe Biden smiles as he delivers remarks at the U.S.-Ukraine
White House says Obama may endorse in 2016 Democratic race
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden smiles as he delivers remarks at the U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum in Washington July 13, 2015. WASHINGTON The White House on Monday left open the possibility that President Barack Obama would make an endorsement in the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Roy Jones cries politics in Ukraine blacklistBoxing great Roy Jones Jr. responded to his recent ban to enter Ukraine saying
Roy Jones cries politics in Ukraine blacklist
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Boxing great Roy Jones Jr. responded to his recent ban to enter Ukraine saying it was politics getting in the way of his business endeavors. FightNews.com reported Jones is in Crimea when he responded to the ban that the Ukrainian Minister on... Read more
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Slate
Trump’s Rise Shows How Internet Trolls Have Ruined Political DebateOpinions about events beyond our borders. Donald Trump, Voice of the Bottom-Fe
Trump’s Rise Shows How Internet Trolls Have Ruined Political Debate
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
Opinions about events beyond our borders. Donald Trump, Voice of the Bottom-FeedersHe has brought the language and ideas of birthers, truthers, and conspiracy theorists onto the national stage. “It’s probably the same person, writing 16 different... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Retreat exposes UB students to democracy in EuropeDuring high school, Laura Mannara often questioned why her history courses rare
Retreat exposes UB students to democracy in Europe
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 6 days ago
During high school, Laura Mannara often questioned why her history courses rarely covered events outside of the United States. So when Mannara, now a UB senior economics major aspiring to enter international politics, learned of the extension... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn's Iraq apology shows that he isn't averse to low political gambitspublication. More interesting, though, is where Corbyn stands on his own. He d
Jeremy Corbyn's Iraq apology shows that he isn't averse to low political gambits
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
publication. More interesting, though, is where Corbyn stands on his own. He doesn’t simply want to acknowledge the loss of life – military and civilian – during and after the conflict. He wants to make an apology. A full confession and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Transcript of an Online Press Briefing With the IMF Managing DirectorWashington, D.C. July 29, 2015 Webcast of the press briefing SPEAKERS: Chri
Transcript of an Online Press Briefing With the IMF Managing Director
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Washington, D.C. July 29, 2015 Webcast of the press briefing SPEAKERS: Christine Lagarde Managing Director, IMF Gerry Rice Director, Communications Department, IMF MR. RICE: Good morning, everyone. And welcome to this Press Briefing here, at... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Paul Craig Roberts: "Insouciance Rules The West"from Washington’s, and Israel’s, hegemonic policies in the Middle East and Nort
Paul Craig Roberts: "Insouciance Rules The West"
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
from Washington’s, and Israel’s, hegemonic policies in the Middle East and North Africa that are resulting in the slaughter of massive numbers of civilians. The inflows are so heavy that European governments are squabbling among themselves about who... Read more
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Independent
Nato underwrites the stability of the EU. Corbyn's plan to pull the UK out of it would be disastrousEastern Europe from fearing new wars. It is not a capitalist vampire, but the a
Nato underwrites the stability of the EU. Corbyn's plan to pull the UK out of it would be disastrous
Independent / Posted 7 days ago
Eastern Europe from fearing new wars. It is not a capitalist vampire, but the architecture that underwrites the stability of the EU. READ MORE: This is not a view from Washington; it is the view from Prague, Warsaw and Tallinn, from Paris,... Read more
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International Business Times
Jeremy Corbyn and LaRouche Movement: Labour leadership frontrunner appeared at conference backed by 'anti-Semitic cult' by two conspiracy-peddling organisations with close ties to the controversial L
Jeremy Corbyn and LaRouche Movement: Labour leadership frontrunner appeared at conference backed by 'anti-Semitic cult'
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
by two conspiracy-peddling organisations with close ties to the controversial LaRouche Movement, which its critics accuse of anti-Semitism and describe as a shadowy far-right cult. The hard-left Labour leadership hopeful is storming ahead of his... Read more
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Zero Hedge
August 20Pen's quest to transform France's far-right National Front party from a fringe
August 20
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
Pen's quest to transform France's far-right National Front party from a fringe movement into a dominant force in European politics is hitting a fundamental obstacle: her father, party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen. (http://on.wsj.com/1hNsc6q) - The... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Insouciance Rules The Westfrom Washington's, and Israel's, hegemonic policies in the Middle East and Nort
Insouciance Rules The West
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
from Washington's, and Israel's, hegemonic policies in the Middle East and North Africa that are resulting in the slaughter of massive numbers of civilians. The inflows are so heavy that European governments are squabbling among themselves about who... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Alan Carr brings Yap, Yap, Yap! to LiverpoolYap, Yap! with fans over three nights at the I caught up with the multi-award
Alan Carr brings Yap, Yap, Yap! to Liverpool
Liverpool Echo / Posted 8 days ago
Yap, Yap! with fans over three nights at the I caught up with the multi-award winning funnyman and chat show host ahead of his visit to find out what Liverpool fans can expect. It’s four years since your last tour. Was that deliberate? I’m the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
How will history remember our era?Throughout history, many, perhaps most, periods of time come to be labelled for
How will history remember our era?
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
Throughout history, many, perhaps most, periods of time come to be labelled for one of the dominant features of their intellectual, economic or political life. Think of the Age of Enlightenment followed by the Age of Revolution, the earlier Age of... Read more
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New York Magazine
Putin Goes Under the Sea in Tiny Submarine to Visit Shipwreckdream about going up there. But that is a big mistake.Photo: Alexei Nikolsky/Ru
Putin Goes Under the Sea in Tiny Submarine to Visit Shipwreck
New York Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
dream about going up there. But that is a big mistake.Photo: Alexei Nikolsky/Russian Presidential Press and Information Office/ITAR-TASS/Corbis Russian president Vladimir Putin descended to the bottom of the Black Sea in a tiny submarine on... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Bulldozing Brie Won't Spark Unrest in Russia (life under sanctions will continue for a long time in Russia. And the situation
Bulldozing Brie Won't Spark Unrest in Russia (
The Moscow Times / Posted 9 days ago
life under sanctions will continue for a long time in Russia. And the situation will only intensify over time as a result of the country's own internal drama. You have to periodically arouse the public's interest in the conflict with the West with... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Game of trolls: the hip digi-kids helping Putin's fight for online supremacyThe job ads give little away. They ask only for “content managers” or “producti
Game of trolls: the hip digi-kids helping Putin's fight for online supremacy
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
The job ads give little away. They ask only for “content managers” or “production editors” in a nondescript part of St Petersburg, and offer an above-average salary. But for successful applicants, a thriving business offering rich opportunities for... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Head of Russia's Mighty Rail Monopoly Looks Set to Step DownVladimir Yakunin, one of Russia's most powerful executives and a close ally of
Head of Russia's Mighty Rail Monopoly Looks Set to Step Down
The Moscow Times / Posted 10 days ago
Vladimir Yakunin, one of Russia's most powerful executives and a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, was nominated as a senator for the upper chamber of the Russian parliament Monday, a position that would oblige him to step down as head of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kigezi - Uganda's Kingmaker Since Independence?In spite of being one of the furthest corners of the country from the capital K
Kigezi - Uganda's Kingmaker Since Independence?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
In spite of being one of the furthest corners of the country from the capital Kampala, Kigezi sub-region has always been close to State House. From independence to-date, people from Kigezi have influenced Uganda's politics. First was John Karekezi,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Democracy losing ground around the worldCanada’s federal election campaign began officially earlier this month amid con
Democracy losing ground around the world
Brandon Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Canada’s federal election campaign began officially earlier this month amid concerns that the process would be lengthy and artificially so, in order that a wealthy party could outspend its competitors. Be that as it may, we have a democratic election... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ingredients of a populist rebellion simmer in Canadahard, and it is no coincidence that the Tea Party movement arose within the Rep
Ingredients of a populist rebellion simmer in Canada
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
hard, and it is no coincidence that the Tea Party movement arose within the Republican Party at a time when one-third of all mortgages were underwater. Imagine trying to sleep at night knowing that the value of your house is worth less than... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin Ignoring China Threatrelations theory that best describes President Vladimir Putin's overall foreign
Putin Ignoring China Threat
The Moscow Times / Posted 11 days ago
relations theory that best describes President Vladimir Putin's overall foreign policy approach, it is surely the offensive realist theory articulated by John J. Mearsheimer in his "The Tragedy of Great Power Politics." Mearsheimer argues... Read more
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The Moscow Times
France's Auchan Targeted in Food Checks CampaignNationwide inspections of the French grocery retailer Auchan launched late last
France's Auchan Targeted in Food Checks Campaign
The Moscow Times / Posted 11 days ago
Nationwide inspections of the French grocery retailer Auchan launched late last month by a government watchdog have evolved into a high-profile vilification campaign involving top Russian officials. Political and industry analysts are divided over... Read more
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Pravda
US tries to protect Cuba and Iran from Russian influenceThe United States must compensate Cuba for multimillion-dollar losses that the
US tries to protect Cuba and Iran from Russian influence
Pravda / Posted 12 days ago
The United States must compensate Cuba for multimillion-dollar losses that the country has incurred as a result of the American policy of sanctions, the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, said as he turned 89 years old yesterday. Can this... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Russia’s brief, shining moment: The city of Perm and its meandering dance with historyclosed, controlled and paranoid: Crowds dancing as buskers played world beats i
Russia’s brief, shining moment: The city of Perm and its meandering dance with history
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
closed, controlled and paranoid: Crowds dancing as buskers played world beats in a muddy field outside the governor’s office. A government-supported contemporary art gallery displaying exhibits daringly mocking of the Kremlin. An independently... Read more
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The Moscow Times
French Auchan Targeted in Food Checks CampaignNationwide inspections of the French grocery retailer Auchan launched late last
French Auchan Targeted in Food Checks Campaign
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
Nationwide inspections of the French grocery retailer Auchan launched late last month by a government watchdog have evolved into a high-profile vilifying campaign involving top Russian officials. Meanwhile, political and industry analysts were... Read more
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Business Insider
Political analyst: 'There is panic at the top of the Kremlin'is usually smooth as silk in public, shamelessly and effortlessly twisting, spi
Political analyst: 'There is panic at the top of the Kremlin'
Business Insider / Posted 13 days ago
is usually smooth as silk in public, shamelessly and effortlessly twisting, spinning, distorting, and lying on behalf of Vladimir Putin's regime. But this week, Lavrov was caught on camera -- and on mic -- sputtering a string of expletives... Read more
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Aljazeera
European volunteers fighting in Eastern UkraineShyrokyne, Ukraine - Separatist and pro-Ukrainian forces have clashed in Shyrok
European volunteers fighting in Eastern Ukraine
Aljazeera / Posted 15 days ago
Shyrokyne, Ukraine - Separatist and pro-Ukrainian forces have clashed in Shyrokyne since September, as this once quiet seaside village became one of the most hotly contested sections of the front line. Houses have been destroyed by artillery fire... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why We Fail As a Nation?IT'S a carnage; it has always threatened to be one. Across the board, there is
Why We Fail As a Nation?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
IT'S a carnage; it has always threatened to be one. Across the board, there is a general feeling of capitulation. The marauding political forces mercilessly created this economic mess, inadvertently condemning a people to the bottom of human... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Propaganda Feeds on Kiev's Culture WarA series of Ukrainian bans on Russian cultural works and prominent artists, inc
Russian Propaganda Feeds on Kiev's Culture War
The Moscow Times / Posted 15 days ago
A series of Ukrainian bans on Russian cultural works and prominent artists, including a recent blacklist of 38 Russian books, has been seized on by state-owned Russian media and used to burnish already pervasive propaganda tropes of Ukraine as an... Read more
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FOX News
Holy meltdown, Hillary!Walker = Coolidge? • Christie signs taxpayer pledge • They do wear masks… HO
Holy meltdown, Hillary!
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
Walker = Coolidge? • Christie signs taxpayer pledge • They do wear masks… HOLY MELTDOWN, HILLARY! Given the breadth of her experience, you would think that Hillary Clinton’s scandal-management skills would be better by now. But instead, here... Read more
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Sherdog
Boxing’s Ukrainian Tsunamithere were two and only two: Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko. Those are the names
Boxing’s Ukrainian Tsunami
Sherdog / Posted 15 days ago
there were two and only two: Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko. Those are the names the boxing world would equate with the Ukraine, a former republic of the Soviet Union that became an independent country in 1991. Still, outside of the Klitschkos,... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe: Why we fail as a nation?IT’S a carnage; it has always threatened to be one. Across the board, there is
Zimbabwe: Why we fail as a nation?
New Zimbabwe / Posted 16 days ago
IT’S a carnage; it has always threatened to be one. Across the board, there is a general feeling of capitulation. The marauding political forces mercilessly created this economic mess, inadvertently condemning a people to the bottom of human... Read more
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Daily Mail
LA feels the Bern! More than 27K show up to hear SandersLA feels the Bern! More than 27,000 show up at arena to hear socialist Sanders
LA feels the Bern! More than 27K show up to hear Sanders
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
LA feels the Bern! More than 27,000 show up at arena to hear socialist Sanders Campaign says a combined 27,500 fans of the Vermont senator watched from inside the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena and outside 'Apologies to the large crowds who... Read more
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The Moscow Times
A Russian-Ukrainian Joint Battle for SevastopolLOS ANGELES — Banking on favorable word of mouth, the producers of the film "Ba
A Russian-Ukrainian Joint Battle for Sevastopol
The Moscow Times / Posted 16 days ago
LOS ANGELES — Banking on favorable word of mouth, the producers of the film "Battle for Sevastopol" are hoping for a break-out international hit. Mila Rozanova, a Russian film producer who is the worldwide representative for "Battle for Sevastopol,"... Read more
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Pravda
Republican candidates attack Obama, Clinton and promise hard times to PutinOn August 6, Republican candidates for the post of the US president started the
Republican candidates attack Obama, Clinton and promise hard times to Putin
Pravda / Posted 16 days ago
On August 6, Republican candidates for the post of the US president started their debate. This article focuses on three leading candidates and their attitude to Russia and events in Ukraine. According to social media, the winner of the debate is... Read more
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Salon.com
Divine inspiration or pure politics: What’s behind Charles Schumer’s opposition to Obama’s Iran dealThroughout history, kings, sultans, popes and commanders in chief have claimed
Divine inspiration or pure politics: What’s behind Charles Schumer’s opposition to Obama’s Iran deal
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
Throughout history, kings, sultans, popes and commanders in chief have claimed to hear the voice of God in matters of war and peace. From Pope Urban II’s cry of “Deus vult!” (God wills it!) in launching the Crusades in 1095, to George W. Bush’s... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Harper plays security cardthe fight against terrorism since the attacks in Ottawa and Saint Jean Sur-Rich
Harper plays security card
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
the fight against terrorism since the attacks in Ottawa and Saint Jean Sur-Richelieu? Or are the ISIS viral video campaigns of hate and barbarity demanding our leaders take action? Perhaps, a little of both. Still, I would venture to say the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Labour's Kezia Dugdale vows to improve school standardshopeful Kezia Dugdale has outlined her ambition to raise educational attainment
Labour's Kezia Dugdale vows to improve school standards
EveningTimes Online / Posted 17 days ago
hopeful Kezia Dugdale has outlined her ambition to raise educational attainment beyond just "satisfactory". Nine out of 10 schools are rated at least "satisfactory" by inspectors, but the Lothians MSP insists this amounts to settling for... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Billion dollar bank scam shakes faith in little Moldova's pro-EU leadersapple and nut plantation in northern Moldova this year. But a credit squeeze in
Billion dollar bank scam shakes faith in little Moldova's pro-EU leaders
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 17 days ago
apple and nut plantation in northern Moldova this year. But a credit squeeze in Europe's poorest country - hit by one of the biggest bank frauds in history - has killed off his hope of subsidies and forced him to drop his plans. Pensioner... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
What Every Resource Investor Needs to Know about the Middle EastI’ve long argued that a major war will break out by mid-2017. I just don’t kno
What Every Resource Investor Needs to Know about the Middle East
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 17 days ago
I’ve long argued that a major war will break out by mid-2017. I just don’t know where it will start… Ukraine, the South Chinese Sea, and the Middle East all have the potential to be the spark that sets it in motion. Wherever it starts, when this... Read more
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Investopedia
Norway, the Safest Oil Economy?For over a century, a plentiful supply of oil has powered the world's economy a
Norway, the Safest Oil Economy?
Investopedia / Posted 17 days ago
For over a century, a plentiful supply of oil has powered the world's economy and ushered in an era of relative peace and prosperity. But recent events have put the world's oil supply in peril. The Middle East is rife with civil unrest, as shown by... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
House chamber reopening after tests negative for asbestosPHOTO GALLERY: July 2015 MugshotsPHOTO GALLERY: July 2015 Mugshots These are i
House chamber reopening after tests negative for asbestos
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
PHOTO GALLERY: July 2015 MugshotsPHOTO GALLERY: July 2015 Mugshots These are images of people who have been arrested in the Midlands. The images are public record and come from various law enforcement and detention center websites. Those who are... Read more
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ABC News
Why This Actor's Movies Have Been Banned From TheatersDonald Trump speaks his mind with the best of them, but another conservative ha
Why This Actor's Movies Have Been Banned From Theaters
ABC News / Posted 17 days ago
Donald Trump speaks his mind with the best of them, but another conservative has done The Donald one better with a history of political incorrectness that has resulted in him and his work being banned from an entire country. Character-actor... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
House chamber closed after workers find material in wallPHOTO GALLERY: July 2015 MugshotsPHOTO GALLERY: July 2015 Mugshots These are i
House chamber closed after workers find material in wall
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
PHOTO GALLERY: July 2015 MugshotsPHOTO GALLERY: July 2015 Mugshots These are images of people who have been arrested in the Midlands. The images are public record and come from various law enforcement and detention center websites. Those who are... Read more
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