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Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations Bashar Jaafari provocatively remarked that his country might target the Tel Aviv airport the next time that “Israel” bombs the Damascus one, but far from the “threat” that it's … The post Syrian “Threats” & “Israeli” Actions: Rhetoric vs. Reality >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Global Research
On January 1, 2019 it was exactly 60 years ago that the Cuban people, led by the Castro brothers and Che Guevara, put an end to the dictatorship in their country. It was the beginning of a tumultuous and legendary … The post 60 Years of Tropical Socialism. Assessment of the >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
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A placard calls for an end to the partial government shutdown during the Third Annual Women's March LA in downtown Los Angeles, California on January 19 (Photo by DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)
Jesse JacksonA placard calls for an end to the partial government shutdown during the Third Annual Women's March LA in downtown Los Angeles, California on January 19 (Photo by DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images) >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Common Dreams
Nearly 75% of Britain's railways is now under foreign ownership, to some extent, as a consequence of successive Conservative government mismanagement and/or political maladministration. Foreign Ownership of Britain's Railways Japanese companies own London North Western & West Midland Rail. Mersey … The post Labour Government Would Rectify National Scandal of Tory Sale of Britain's >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
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After a brief hiatus in bond land driven by sharp stock market volatility, which saw a 40-day stretch without a single junk bond price in the primary market and a move wider in peripheral bonds, credit investors are again feeling the FOMO squeeze and expressed it vividly this morning in >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Zero Hedge
At Davos, Switzerland every year the global capitalist elite gather to party…and to prepare for the year ahead. This year more than 1500 private jets will reportedly fly in. Thousands more of their underling staff will travel via business class … The post Global Economy on the Brink as Davos Crowd >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
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Millions around the world were enraptured by the incredible lunar display on Monday but only a small handful managed to catch the moment a meteor struck the “super blood wolf moon.” Read Full Article at RT.com >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
RT
The regions currently being administered by the Kurds in Syria include the Kurdish-majority Qamishli and al-Hasakah in northeastern Syria along the border with Iraq, and the Arab-majority towns of Manbij to the west of the Euphrates River in northern Syria … The post Is a Land Swap Between Turkey and Syria >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
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How do we know that every single allegation of Syrian Government use of chemical weapons use (2013 to 2018) was a fabrication? By ignoring, so far as possible, the propaganda storm of the warring parties and focusing on independent evidence … The post WMD Take Two: Chemical Weapons Claims in Syria >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
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Shutdown
Now in its 33rd day, the unprecedented government shutdown is creating serious strains for the 800,000 federal workers who are either furloughed or going without pay. Some have started looking for new jobs. Others have turned to Uber, Lyft and other gig-economy jobs. Still others are calling out out of >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
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A hearing is scheduled for Monday in a case by two New Orleans Saints fans who are asking a judge to overturn the result of Sunday's controversial NFC Championship game after referees missed a blatant pass interference call. Read Full Article at RT.com >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
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Antivirus magnate and cryptocurrency evangelist John McAfee says he will run for president in 2020 in exile, using masked doppelgangers to campaign in the US. McAfee has been filmed sailing to Venezuela, fleeing indictment. Read Full Article at RT.com >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
RT
Authored by Bryce Coward via Knowledge Leaders Capital blog, As a conceptual exercise, it may be useful to frame the current episode of market volatility (both upside and downside volatility) from the perspective of the stock market declines in 1998 and 2000. This is because the market decline in 1998 (fueled >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Zero Hedge
Despite all of the issues roiling the Middle East, Palestine remains a priority concern across the region and there is no tolerance among Arabs, in any of the region's countries, for normalized relations with Israel until the terms of the API are met, in full. (Photo: Getty)
James ZogbyDespite all of the issues roiling the Middle East, Palestine remains a priority concern across the region and there is no tolerance among Arabs, in any of the region's countries, for normalized relations with Israel until the terms of the API are met, in full. (Photo: Getty) >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Common Dreams
White House Council of Economic Advisers Chair Kevin Hassett warned during an interview on CNN this morning that if the government shutdown continues, there is a chance of zero growth in the first quarter: “It is true that if we get a typically weak first quarter and extended shutdown that we >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Zero Hedge
Authored by Tom Luongo via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Earlier this week I did something I never thought I'd ever do. I watched over two hours of British Parliament. This was the session wherein Prime Minister Theresa May outlined her so-called Plan B deal for Brexit. Needless to say, it wasn't warmly >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
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Wed, Jan 23, 2019
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Julia Conley, staff writerThe United States' most restrictive abortion ban—which Republicans in Iowa explicitly put forward with the hope of triggering a U.S. Supreme Court fight over Roe vs. Wade—was struck down by a federal judge late Monday, with the Polk County District Court declaring the legislation unconstitutional. >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
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Russian figure skating diva Alina Zagitova confidently topped the short program at the European Figure Skating Championship in Minsk, posting the highest score of the day to lead the current standings. Read Full Article at RT.com >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
RT
The yen has been weakening all day, and moments ago the USDJPY hit 110.00, the highest level since the start of the year - rising alongside 10Y TSY yields and S&P futures - after Japan's exports fall and Bank of Japan cuts inflation outlook again. On Wednesday morning, in its latest >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Zero Hedge
Public education and plutocracy, educator activists in L.A. and nationwide increasingly understand, do not mix. Public schools do not thrive when billionaires prosper.(Photo: @magoo_tweets_2u/Twitter)
Sam PizzigatiPublic education and plutocracy, educator activists in L.A. and nationwide increasingly understand, do not mix. Public schools do not thrive when billionaires prosper. (Photo: @magoo_tweets_2u/Twitter) >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Common Dreams
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With US stock markets recovering slightly from sharp falls at the end of last year there's still a risk of a significant downward trend, according to Robert Shiller, professor of economics at Yale University. Read Full Article at RT.com >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
RT
Giuliani
It could be a while before Americans see former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani back on cable news defending President Trump and rebutting the latest batch of Mueller probe leaks. According to the Associated Press, Trump is furious with his lead attorney after Giuliani made an array of misstatements >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Zero Hedge
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The Russian military presented evidence contrary to the US claim that Moscow possesses a missile which violates the terms of the INF Treaty. The Americans had been invited to the event but apparently were not interested. Read Full Article at RT.com >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
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The owner of a private shelter for stray dogs in Russia is accused of abandoning almost 70 of his animals, leaving them to resort to cannibalism to survive. He was arrested after returning from a trip to Thailand. Read Full Article at RT.com >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
RT
Michael Winship Speech was a faux wringing of hands about the humanitarian crisis along the border Trump himself has created. >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Common Dreams
2018 has been another rough year for Libya, which has seen no peace since its government was destroyed by NATO bombardment in 2011. June saw battles for control of the country's “oil crescent” between Tobruk and Sidr, as militia leader… The post Libya: Another Year of Bloody Crisis Caused by Western Meddling >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Global Research
By Michael Every of Rabobank This week we made our thoughts on the US-China trade dispute pretty clear once again: the market has been far too optimistic, and a sustainable deal is very unlikely to be achievable. Yes, there are counter-arguments such as ‘Trump wanting a deal', allegedly; Mnu-China very much >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Zero Hedge
The Haitian-Japanese tennis player's appearance in an advert sparks a conversation over race in Japan. >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
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Experts weighed in on Russia's strategic and business opportunities at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The official residence, Russia House, welcomed more than 300 guests. Read Full Article at RT.com >>>
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
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