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Neocon Trump Signs “Monstrous Spending Bill that Would make Obama Blush”

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Last Friday, US President Donald Trump signed a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill for 2018 that was so “monstrous that it would have made the biggest spender in the Obama Administration blush,” Libertarian activist and former Congressman Ron Paul has said. Writing in his regular column on his personal website, Paul said that the “image of leading Congressional Democrats Pelosi and Schumer... 

India building city from scratch to challenge Singapore & Hong Kong financial hubs

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A new city is being built on barren lands in India’s western state of Gujarat to give foreign investors easy access to its booming economy. Called Gujarat International Finance-Tec City, or GIFT City, it is planned to be on a par with global financial hubs. “Except for the fact that we are not sitting in Singapore and GIFT City is not Singapore, I think from a business perspective we have everything... 

In Five Years Euro Will Become a Thing of the Past: German Financial Analyst

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The European single currency project is doomed to failure, German financial analyst Marc Friedrich told Sputnik. While IMF boss Christine Lagarde is insisting on the Eurozone’s further economic integration, Brussels’ real objective is to tighten control over the EU member-states, which amounts to nothing short of a dictatorship, he opined. Nobody can save the euro, Marc Friedrich, an analyst... 

US Congress Ups “Missile Aid” for Israel by $705 million to Record $6.5 Billion

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The Jewish lobby-controlled US Congress has increased direct military aid to Israel’s missile defense systems by another $705 million in 2018 to bring the total given the Jews-only state to over $6.5 billion, Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman has announced—a development which has been totally ignored by the Jewish lobby-controlled media in America. News of the increased military aid... 

US Congress Spending Bill Doubles H-2B Visa Intake, Despite High US Unemployment

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H2-B Laborers from Guam are briefed before departing to the US. The new spending bill approved by the US Congress which covers the remainder of the fiscal year includes a provision to again allow the Department of Homeland Security to double the annual cap on admissions of unskilled non-agricultural workers, despite high rates of un- and under-employment for U.S. workers who could do these jobs. According... 

South Africa: If Whites Flee to Racist Australia they Must Leave their House keys

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EFF leader calls Australia a racist country for inviting persecuted whites If white farmers want to flee for a “racist country” like Australia they should leave the keys to their houses and tractors behind, the head of South Africa’s radical Marxist opposition party says. But Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema, who recently declared his party was “cutting the throat of whiteness,”... 

Trump starts Tariff Trade War with China, Beijing vows Retaliation

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The Trump administration plans to impose tariffs worth as much as $60 billion on Chinese products as early as this week to punish Beijing for what the U.S. perceives as intellectual property theft from American businesses, according to two people familiar with the matter. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is leading an investigation into China’s treatment of intellectual property, and... 

Hungary Repatriating Tons of Gold From UK Amid Fears of Economic Crisis

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Central banks around the world have been building up their gold stockpiles to make sure they are stored on soil they can trust. The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) says it is bringing back three tons of the country’s gold reserves stored at the Bank of England in London, Gold Seek reported. The move to repatriate 130 million dollars’ worth of gold from Budapest previously stored on British soil... 

Bitcoin Falls Below $8,000 After Google Vows to Ban Cryptocurrency Ads

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Bitcoin dropped below $8,000 after news that US tech giant Google is going to ban cryptocurrency advertising. According to CoinMarketCap data, as of 05:25 GMT, Bitcoin fell by 14 percent to $7,909. At Bitfinex crypto-currency exchange trading platform, its value dropped by 13.8 percent to $7,847, at Binance — by 14.8 percent to $7,835. On Wednesday, Google said it would ban advertisements related... 

India declares war on Monsanto tells them "free to leave anytime"

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India has cut royalties that local seed companies pay to US agrochemical giant Monsanto for the second time in two years. The producer of genetically modified seeds has previously threatened to pull out of the country. According to a government order released on Tuesday, the country’s farm ministry has decided to reduce royalties paid by Indian seed companies to Monsanto for its genetically modified... 

Venezuelan Inmates Eating Rats and Pigeons to Avoid Starvation

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Venezuelan prisoners are eating rats and pigeons as a means of survival as food supplies continue to dissipate in the failed socialist state, according to a report published this weekend. El Nuevo Herald reports that a group of prisoners at the Vista Hermosa (Beautiful View) prison in Bolivar state have turned to eating such creatures simply to sustain themselves. One inmate, 41-year-old Alejandro... 

EU to approve ‘marriage made in hell’ between Bayer & Monsanto

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German drug and crop chemicals maker Bayer is set to win conditional European Union antitrust approval for its $62.5 billion bid for the world’s major seed company, Monsanto, Reuters reports citing its sources. The European Commission is expected to issue a decision on the deal by April 5. Bayer has already pledged to sell certain seed and herbicide assets for €5.9 billion ($7.2 billion) to chemical... 

Russia overtakes China in gold reserves race to end US dollar dominance

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The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) boosted its holdings of gold by almost 20 metric tons last month, with reserves reaching 1,857 tons. It has increased its holdings every month since March 2015. Russia is now among the top five gold holders after surpassing China, which reportedly holds 1,843 tons. Over the last 15 years, Moscow and Beijing have been aggressively accumulating gold reserves to cut their... 

World's 15 richest cities revealed - and the list contains a few surprises

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Boston, Calgary, Perth and Macau – all associated with material wealth – have failed to make this list of the 15 richest cities in the world, compiled by market research firm New World Wealth. The data gathered by the researchers reflects the total amount of private wealth held by all the individuals living in each of the cities on the list. Unlike traditional ratings, this top 15 is not based... 

Venezuela set to launch second digital currency

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After successfully launching the ‘petro,’ Venezuela is now on its way to becoming the world’s first country with two national cryptocurrencies, reports TV news network Globovision. The channel quotes Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, who made the announcement during his meeting with members of the party Patria Para Todos (PPT). The new virtual token, dubbed ‘petro oro’, will be backed... 
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