International News

Time to Pay Up.. Saudi

on December 14, 2018, 8:08 AM / in International News, National News

The Pentagon is now seeking reimbursement for $331 million from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates it never collected for the years of refueling their aircraft in the Yemen war. Earlier, the Pentagon told Senate Armed Services Committee ranking member Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) that it didn’t collect the money from the Saudis and Emiratis because of “errors in accounting.” On […]

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POLITICS Congress Hid Illegal Legislation in Farm Bill to Further Support Horrific Genocide in Yemen & It Passed

POLITICS Congress Hid Illegal Legislation in Farm Bill to Further Support Horrific Genocide in Yemen & It Passed

on December 14, 2018, 7:47 AM / in International News, National News

Hiding the provision in a Farm Bill, the House passed an insidious piece of legislation that will facilitate perpetual war and genocide in Yemen gen·o·cide/ˈjenəˌsīd/ noun the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation. By  MATT AGORIST  |  Freedom Outpost  Yesterday, Congress violated the Constitution and the War Powers Act by voting […]

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Canadian Personal Bankruptcies Are Surging At Breakneck Speeds

Canadian Personal Bankruptcies Are Surging At Breakneck Speeds

on December 12, 2018, 8:26 AM / in International News

by Tyler Durden  |  Zero Hedge The shock of rising interest rates isn’t just affecting the macro picture and grinding the US economy to a halt, but it is also having profound effects globally. In Canada, personal bankruptcies are on the rise as household debt lingers at, or above, all time highs and interest rates force the cost of servicing this […]

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Gunman kills 3 at Christmas market in France

Gunman kills 3 at Christmas market in France

on December 12, 2018, 8:15 AM / in International News

A lone gunman opened fire in a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday, killing at least three people and wounding up to 12 others, police said. The attacker fled after the shooting and was the subject of a massive manhunt. The country is still on high alert after a series of attacks blamed on or inspired […]

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“Your time is up, white people”: South Africa Sets Date for “White Farmers Land-grab Law”

“Your time is up, white people”: South Africa Sets Date for “White Farmers Land-grab Law”

on December 12, 2018, 5:56 AM / in International News, Opinion

Written by  Selwyn Duke “Your time is up, black people!” said the politician. Actually, no, that would create a media stir. What really was said, by a South African parliamentarian, is “Your time is up, white people” as she referenced a plan to soon begin the seizure of white farmers’ land. As the Express reports, “The South African National Assembly has agreed to […]

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Top EU court rules that U.K. can cancel Brexit

Top EU court rules that U.K. can cancel Brexit

on December 10, 2018, 7:30 AM / in International News

Early Monday, the European Court of Justice ruled that Britain can unilaterally call off its exit from the European Union without input from the 27 other EU members, and without altering the terms of Britain’s EU membership. On Tuesday, Britain’s House of Commons was scheduled to vote on, and expected to reject, Prime Minister Theresa May’s negotiated Brexit plan, which […]

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India Stock Futures Tumble After Central Bank Head Unexpectedly Resigns In Government Spat

India Stock Futures Tumble After Central Bank Head Unexpectedly Resigns In Government Spat

on December 10, 2018, 6:52 AM / in International News

by Tyler Durden India’s central bank governor Urjit Patel unexpectedly announced his resignation on Monday following a tense stand-off with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government over the bank’s independence. In a statement on the Reserve Bank of India’s website, Patel said that “on account of personal reasons, I have decided to step down from my current position effective immediately.” He stepped down […]

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Billionaires Demand Fast-Track Green Cards for 400,000  Visa Workers

Billionaires Demand Fast-Track Green Cards for 400,000 Visa Workers

on December 9, 2018, 7:01 AM / in International News, National News

Here you see the REAL ENEMY within – enriching their bank accounts by bringing in FOREIGN WORKERS rather than hire LEGAL AMERICANS.  This need to come to a screeching halt at once.  If they want workers – we have plenty of LEGAL AMERICANS who need jobs – we don’t need to  import cheap labor to enrich the likes of Gates […]

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More than 1,300 arrested, 135 injured in France as tens of thousands protest government policies

More than 1,300 arrested, 135 injured in France as tens of thousands protest government policies

on December 9, 2018, 6:11 AM / in International News

Protests that began last month against planned tax hikes on gas have since morphed into a wider rebuke of Emmanuel Macron’s presidency and an expression of anger at his attempts to reform France’s long-ailing economy. An estimated 10,000 yellow jacket protesters flooded Paris’ otherwise largely deserted streets on Saturday, while 125,000 demonstrated around the country, according to the French interior […]

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France, bracing for more protests, will close Eiffel Tower

on December 7, 2018, 7:13 AM / in International News

French authorities said Thursday they would close the Eiffel Tower and other Paris tourism landmarks and deploy 89,000 police nationwide on Saturday to prevent a fourth weekend of protests over taxes and high living costs from spiraling into violence. About 8,000 extra security personnel will fan out in Paris alone. Rioters last weekend torched cars and looted shops along the […]

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Canada arrests Huawei exec; China protests

on December 6, 2018, 8:26 AM / in International News, National News

Canada has arrested Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies, Canadian Justice Department spokesman Ian McLeod said Wednesday. Meng has a bail hearing Friday and faces extradition to the U.S., where the Chinese tech giant is under investigation for possible violations of sanctions against Iran. McLeod said Meng, a deputy chair of Huawei’s board and daughter of […]

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U.S. Confirms: Iran Successfully Fired Nuclear Capable Missiles

U.S. Confirms: Iran Successfully Fired Nuclear Capable Missiles

on December 4, 2018, 9:35 AM / in International News

In violation of ban, Tehran shows off nuke-capable missiles as U.S. pressures Europe to take tougher line By  Adam Kredo   |  Washington Free Beacon Senior U.S. officials confirmed early Monday that Iran has successfully test-fired multiple nuclear-capable missiles in violation of United Nations restrictions on such activity, drawing a fierce reaction from the Trump administration, which will pressure European leaders this […]

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SHELL TO LINK EXECUTIVE PAY TO CARBON GOALS

SHELL TO LINK EXECUTIVE PAY TO CARBON GOALS

on December 4, 2018, 9:05 AM / in International News, National News

Gas giant Royal Dutch Shell announced dramatic goals Monday to cut carbon emissions starting in 2020, including a pay incentive for top executives to meet them. The company plans to set annual three- to five-year carbon reduction targets beginning in 2020 to reduce its carbon footprint. The program will run until 2050. The decision comes after mounting pressure from Shell’s […]

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Merkel: EU States Must Prepare to Hand National Sovereignty over to Brussels

Merkel: EU States Must Prepare to Hand National Sovereignty over to Brussels

on December 3, 2018, 7:45 AM / in International News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that European Union (EU) member states must be prepared to transfer powers over to Brussels at a debate on the ‘tensions’ between globalisation and national sovereignty. By Virginia Hale  |  Breitbart News “Nation states must today be prepared to give up their sovereignty,” Merkel said, speaking at an event organised by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in […]

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Deadlines loom for spending, trade fights

on December 3, 2018, 7:03 AM / in International News, National News

by Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger President Trump faces a pivotal stretch of delicate negotiations with Congress and global leaders on trade and immigration, the cornerstone issues of his “America first” governing philosophy. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping left the Group of 20 (G-20) summit in Argentina this weekend having agreed to a temporary cease-fire in their trade war. […]

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Trump, Peña Nieto, and Trudeau Sign USMCA Integration Scheme

Trump, Peña Nieto, and Trudeau Sign USMCA Integration Scheme

on December 1, 2018, 6:27 AM / in International News, National News

by  Christian Gomez Early Friday morning, U.S. President Donald Trump, outgoing Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and signed the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), intended to further the economic integration of all three North American countries. In his opening remarks, shortly before signing the USMCA, Trump called the new agreement “a […]

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Saudi Arabia and the Politics of Famine

Saudi Arabia and the Politics of Famine

on December 1, 2018, 6:23 AM / in International News, Religion

The Death of the Yemenis by: Eric Metaxas &  Roberto Rivera   |   BreakPoint A humanitarian crisis unlike any we’ve seen in decades is unfolding in Yemen. And it’s being caused by an “ally” of the U.S. The assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has shone a spotlight on the brutality of the Saudi regime. In particular, it has caused people to revisit their […]

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Trump faces new Russia test over Ukraine | Cancels plans to meet Putin at G-20

on November 30, 2018, 7:52 AM / in International News, National News

By Ellen Mitchell President Trump on Thursday abruptly canceled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at this weekend’s Group of 20 (G-20) summit, citing Moscow’s military tensions with Ukraine. The announcement, which Trump made on Twitter, came roughly an hour after the president told reporters the meeting would “probably” go ahead as planned. “Based on the fact that the ships and sailors have […]

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U.S. to Address Impending INF Withdrawal at NATO Summit

U.S. to Address Impending INF Withdrawal at NATO Summit

on November 28, 2018, 7:43 AM / in International News

DNI Coats: Slim chance U.S. will remain in INF treaty By Natalie Johnson  |   Washington Free Beacon Senior U.S. officials will soon brief allies on plans to withdraw from a bilateral nuclear arms control treaty with Russia in the wake of repeated violations by Moscow, the nation’s top intelligence officer said Tuesday. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told reporters he […]

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Ukraine lawmakers approve martial law in areas near Russia

on November 27, 2018, 7:51 AM / in International News

Ukraine’s parliament voted Monday to declare martial law in parts of the country that border Russia after Russian forces fired on and seized three Ukrainian naval vessels in the Kerch Strait near Crimea. President Petro Poroshenko requested the vote. Lawmakers said the “partial mobilization” they ordered, effective Wednesday, would last a month. The two sides are now on a war […]

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