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US senators demand probe into leaked Goldman Sachs tapes

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US Senate Banking Committee members are calling for hearings and full investigation into alleged ties between Federal Reserve supervisors and officials at Goldman Sachs, a bank the Fed was supposed to be policing. Congress must hold “oversight hearings on the disturbing issues” raised by the secretly recorded conversations between the Fed and Goldman officials,... 

Catalans stage pro-independence rally vowing to disobey Spain

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Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Barcelona, vowing to disobey Spain’s blocking of Catalonia’s independence referendum. Some 5,000 angry Catalans gathered in one of the city’s main squares on Tuesday, waving Catalan independence flags and chanting ‘We will vote”. “Not rain nor snow nor any court will stop us,” said Carme... 

CDC Warns Funeral Homes in U.S. to Prepare For Ebola Victims

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Provisions would allow for quarantine of “well persons” who “do not show symptoms” of virus. The Centers for Disease Control is advising funeral homes in the United States on how to handle the remains of Ebola victims, although officials are keen to stress that the development is not a cause for alarm. A three page list of recommendations... 

Palestinians favor attacking Israel if siege continues

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A new poll shows that 80 percent of Gazans favor the resumption of rocket attacks on Israel if the Tel Aviv regime does not end siege on the Gaza Strip. As many as 12,000 Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank participated in the survey which was conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research. The poll comes a... 

Ebola diagnosed in America for first time – CDC

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2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa – Outbreak Distribution Map (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed on Tuesday that the first case of Ebola has been diagnosed in the US. On Monday, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas admitted a patient into strict isolation to be evaluated... 

Madrid court suspends Catalonia’s Independence Referendum

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Spain’s Constitutional Court decided Monday that Catalonia has no right to vote for its independence. The independence referendum planned by Catalonia’s President for this November was unanimously suspended by 12 judges. Speaking in a televised address after an emergency cabinet meeting Monday, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he regretted Catalonia’s... 

Media censor Argentina president’s remarks at UN

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Argentina’s President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Mainstream media outlets have censored the comments made by the Argentine president at the United Nations General Assembly where she harshly criticized the US international policies. During her speech before the United Nations 69th General Assembly on September 24, Argentina’s President Cristina Fernández... 

New Car Exhaust Attachment Eliminates Emissions to Zero, No More Taxes?

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The carbon dioxide from car exhausts is one of the biggest contributors to air pollution, which allegedly also leads to the greenhouse effect and contributes to the so-called global warming hoax… even though it has been proven real scientists (instead of “specialists” such as Al Gore) that the one and only who dictates the temperatures on... 

US war with China in future ‘inevitable’

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A number of American politicians argue that a military conflict between the United States and China is inevitable in the future, a political commentator in Washington says. “It’s very definitely an element inside the US that is arguing that a war with China at some future point is almost inevitable, because China is a rising power, becoming a formidable... 

Nearly $1billion already spent on US military campaign against ISIS

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A pair of U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles fly over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes in Syria, in this U.S. Air Force handout photo taken early in the morning of September 23, 2014. The US-led military operation against the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) militants has likely so far cost between $780 and $930 million, according to an estimate by... 

Photo-wielding Netanyahu puts Iran over ISIS, slams Hamas

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Bigger than the Islamic State threat, Iran and its nuclear program yet again haunted Benjamin Netanyahu’s address at the UN General Assembly. The Israeli PM also has photo-proof with him of Hamas using Palestinian civilians as human shields. “Make no mistake, ISIS (Islamic State) must be defeated. But to defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear... 

Obama wants to topple Syrian president so he can ‘stabilize Syria’

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As a US-led coalition continues to strike ISIL strongholds inside Syria, President Barack Obama says “we are not going to stabilize” the country under President Bashar al-Assad. In an interview aired Sunday on CBS’ “60 Minutes” program, Obama acknowledged the contradictory nature of his Syria strategy.”I recognize the contradiction in a contradictory... 

US Police Urge Residents to Outfit Homes With Police-run Surveillance Cameras

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For $10 a month, residents of New Orleans suburb can hook home cameras up to law enforcement surveillance grid just like in the USSR… at least this is optional and not mandatory, for now… Police in Louisiana are urging residents to add surveillance camera security systems to their homes and then to hand over control of those systems to law enforcement,... 

HRW urges probe into Syrian civilian deaths after US strikes

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for an investigation into the killing of seven civilians by US airstrikes in northwestern Syria as part of an alleged military campaign against ISIL Takfiris. “The reported killing of at least seven civilians in strikes in which there may have been no legitimate military target nearby raises concerns that the strikes... 

US jets bomb grain silos in Syria, ‘civilians killed’

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A U.S Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft prior to strike operations in Syria, Sept. 26, 2014. These aircraft were part of a strike package that was engaging ISIL targets in Syria. US-led coalition airstrikes destroyed grain silos and other targets in parts of northern and eastern Syria dominated by Islamic State, killing civilians... 
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