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Europe Faces Grim Future Over Invasion

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According to a 2009 report of the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, the total world Muslim population at the time was 1.57 billion and growing (“Mapping the Muslim Population”). Just recently it was estimated that whilst 95% of Muslims are by and large peaceful this means 5% that are not and they constitute 78 million people. Now that is a lot of people who are not peaceful. Let’s assume... 

Land sold off and used for biofuels could have fed 1 billion people

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Indian labourers work in a field of Jatropha in the village of Hassan, some 250 kms from Bangalore. Jatropha, a wild shrub that grows abundantly across India, has been hailed as an eco-friendly solution to the energy needs. 2 million kilometers of foreign purchased land in developing countries is either idle or used for Western biofuel production, according to a British charity. Oxfam’s report... 

Goodbye TV, hello smartphone: Young Americans going mobile for news

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The days of catching up on the news with a morning paper or breakfast show may be slowly drifting away. According to a new survey, Internet and mobile platforms seem to be leaving traditional news outlets in the dust. ­America’s transforming news landscape has already left a sizable dent in the country’s newspapers – but the nation’s television news outlets may be under threat too, according... 

Over 46 million US citizens live in poverty

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People wait in line with boxes to carry food from a food bank in northern New York in June. New official data show that the US government has failed to reduce the level of poverty in the country amid weak economic growth. The US Census Bureau said in an annual report on Wednesday that 46.2 million Americans are still living below the poverty line. The overall poverty rate stood at 15 percent in 2011,... 

Nearly 1 In 5 Americans Have No Money To Put Food On The Table

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While economists, government officials, and mainstream media experts argue about whether a recovery is finally taking hold, the evidence on the ground provides a clear insight about where the country is headed. A nationwide Gallup survey involving 177,000 U.S. adults proves what many contrarians have been screaming for some time: For most Americans there is no recovery. After having lost 40% of their... 

Merkel loses support on handling of debt crisis

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German Chancellor Merkel attends a session of German parliament (Bundestag). Support has sharply declined for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decisions regarding the eurozone’s spiraling debt crisis, a survey suggests. The poll, conducted by YouGov and printed in the Monday edition of Bild newspaper, found only 33 percent in favor of Merkel’s stance, Reuters reported. The steep erosion in domestic... 

US birthrate plummets to lowest in 25 years

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Decline: The U.S. birth rate has hit its lowest point in 25 years, forecasters say The U.S. birth rate has plummeted to its lowest point in 25 years as would-be parents postpone having babies due to the poor economy. The average number of births per woman has fallen 12 per cent from a peak of 2.12 in 2007, when the economy began to falter. Now the rate is predicted to hit just 1.87 this year and 1.86... 

US poverty to jump highest since 1960s

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Poverty is spreading at record levels across many groups in the United States, from underemployed workers and suburban families to the poorest poor. Poverty in the United States is projected to climb to the highest level in nearly half a century as the recession threw millions of people out of work last year. According to a survey conducted by The Associated Press, US poverty could reach a 46-year... 

Poll shows Americans believe Obama changed US for worse

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The majority of Americans say Obama has made things worse. A majority of Americans have become highly critical of US President Barack Obama’s campaign promise to change America as they believe his changes have left the country worse off, a new survey says. According to a survey carried out by the American poll institute Pulse Opinion Research for The Hill, a Washington, D.C. newspaper, 56 percent... 

DHS gives 97% of non-profit grants to Jewish groups

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It is “no accident,” but rather a direct result of “Jewish organizational and political power.” The Jewish Daily Forward reports, Jews face special risks that require vigilance, though there is no “specific, credible threat” against Jewish targets, Janet Napolitano, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, told the Forward during a visit to the newspaper’s New York offices…. A... 

Eurozone unemployment rate at record high in May

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People wait in line at a government employment office at Santa Eugenia’s Madrid suburb on January 27, 2012. New data released by the European Union show that the unemployment rate in the eurozone hit a record high of 11.1 percent in May. According to EU’s statistics office Eurostat, more than 17.5 million Europeans were without a job in the single currency area in May. The figures indicated... 

Most Americans can't name Obama's religion

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U.S. President Barack Obama Just 34% of Americans correctly say U.S. President Barack Obama is a Christian, while 44% say they don’t know Obama’s religion and 11% say he is a Muslim. Obama is a Christian and has labeled himself as such as in his writings and interviews, and while living in Chicago he attended the Trinity United Church of Christ. Since moving into the White House, Obama... 

25% of Spain's population lives below poverty line

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A Euro coin with the Spanish national flag in the background. A recent report released by a Spanish institution says 25 percent of Spain’s population lives below poverty line, 2 percent higher than last year, as the country grapples with the highest rate of impoverishment among European states. According to an annual report issued by the Spanish Economic and Social Council (CES), lack of jobs for... 

Revolt Against Vaccines Leads to Mass Exodus From Texas Colleges

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Hundreds of classes cancelled as ACC loses 10,000 students. Infowars has talked to a whistleblower in a senior position at Austin Community College who has divulged that enrollment numbers are collapsing due to students refusing to comply with vaccinations they are told are mandatory in order to take classes. The ACC administrator told Alex Jones that some 10,000 students have refused to enroll because... 

Minority report: White births no longer majority in the US

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For the first time in US history, racial and ethnic minorities outnumber its white majority – white births make up fewer than half the children born in the country, according to the US Census Bureau. ­The new 2011 census, which was made public on Thursday, reveals non-Hispanic whites accounted for 49.6 per cent of all births in the 12-month period that ended last July. The minorities – Hispanics,... 
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