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These Are The Safest Cities In The World

These Are The Safest Cities In The World

on September 17, 2019, 6:13 AM / in International News

by Tyler Durden  |  ZeroHedge During a time when crime rates in the US – particularly violent crime – are steadily creeping higher once again after declining for roughly a quarter-century, readers may wonder: What are the safest cities in the world? Well, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that few of them are in the US. In fact, when it […]

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China’s Economy Continues to Falter Ahead of October Trade Talks

China’s Economy Continues to Falter Ahead of October Trade Talks

on September 17, 2019, 6:00 AM / in International News

New admissions from China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday reveal continuing and accelerating weakness in the world’s second-largest economy. Heading into trade talks scheduled for October, such weakness further erodes the bargaining power of China’s communist negotiators in dealing with President Trump’s top people. The report from the Chinese government’s economic mouthpiece was startlingly candid: The nation’s industrial production hit […]

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Dissing America, Hollywood takes a dive; China’s filmmaking booms

on September 16, 2019, 8:20 AM / in International News

BizPac Review, by Vivek Saxena Original Article The Chinese film industry is reportedly on track to “usurp” Hollywood, thanks in large part to Hollywood’s own stunningly eager willingness to bend at the knee in service to the East Asian country’s communist government and its demands for loyalty and censorship. “China has led Hollywood down the path of submission to a state […]

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Couple Imprisoned in Iran While Trying to Dispel Its “Bad Rap” Are the Latest Victims of the Left’s Fantasy World

Couple Imprisoned in Iran While Trying to Dispel Its “Bad Rap” Are the Latest Victims of the Left’s Fantasy World

on September 16, 2019, 7:53 AM / in International News

By Robert Spencer The story has invited more ridicule than sympathy: an Australian couple has been arrested in Iran after only traveling there in the first place to “try to break the stigma around travelling to countries which get a bad wrap [sic] in the media.” Jolie King and Mark Firkin should have known better, but they are by no means the first […]

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Drone Strikes in Saudi Arabia Shut Down Half of Kingdom’s Oil Production – US Blames Iran — Possible Cruise Missile Attacks

Drone Strikes in Saudi Arabia Shut Down Half of Kingdom’s Oil Production – US Blames Iran — Possible Cruise Missile Attacks

on September 16, 2019, 7:44 AM / in International News

Written by Jim Hoft | Source: The Gateway Pundit A drone attack this weekend shut down half of Saudi Arabian oil production. The US blamed Iran for the attack. And later today the United States released satellite pictures showing th surgical strike on the oil facility in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia. Attack on Saudi oil facility came from direction of Iran, not […]

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Teach my child acceptance, BBC – but not the unscientific nonsense that is 100+ genders

Teach my child acceptance, BBC – but not the unscientific nonsense that is 100+ genders

on September 14, 2019, 6:30 AM / in International News

The free-spawning new genders are little more than a narcissistic internet meme, indulged by an establishment too scared to cause offense. Treating them earnestly alienates even the tolerant, and has no place in the classroom. The unceasing gender proliferation tipped over from a hoary dad joke into a bona fide social problem when a recent taxpayer-paid BBC Teach video featured […]

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Gay US ambassador to Bosnia participates in country’s first ‘pride’ parade

Gay US ambassador to Bosnia participates in country’s first ‘pride’ parade

on September 13, 2019, 6:54 AM / in International News

By Calvin Freiburger SARAJEVO, September 12, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – This weekend saw the first-ever LGBT “pride” parade in Bosnia, and U.S. Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Eric Nelson, was among the participants. Over the weekend, the embassy’s official Twitter account shared a picture highlighting the participation of Nelson, who is openly homosexual, in the event, as well as a statement […]

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China exempts 16 U.S. products from new tariffs

on September 11, 2019, 7:26 AM / in International News, National News

China on Wednesday announced exemptions for 16 U.S. products from new tariffs in its trade war with the Trump administration. American industrial grease and a few other raw materials for farmers and factories will no longer face the new levies, but the tariffs will remain for soybeans and other major U.S. exports. Analysts said the move could be seen as […]

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U.S. Military Officials In Thailand For The Indo-Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference

U.S. Military Officials In Thailand For The Indo-Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference

on September 9, 2019, 4:46 PM / in International News

OAN Newsroom Top U.S. military officials are in Thailand to take part in the 11th annual Indo-Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference. Officials from both nations held an opening ceremony in Bangkok Monday. “I also urge us to recognize although we have differences in language, history, culture and traditions, we all stand shoulder to shoulder united in preserving peace and stability in […]

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India detects robotic spacecraft after losing contact during lunar landing

India detects robotic spacecraft after losing contact during lunar landing

on September 9, 2019, 7:10 AM / in International News

India has detected the robotic spacecraft it sent to the moon’s south pole a day after losing contact with it as it was landing, K. Sivan, the director of the Indian Space Research Organization, announced Sunday. The lander was detected on the lunar surface by a thermal image taken by the Chandrayaan-2 mission’s orbiter. Indian space officials could not immediately […]

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Russia’s ruling party loses several seats in Moscow election

on September 9, 2019, 7:08 AM / in International News

Local elections were held on Sunday across Russia with most attention focused on Moscow, where large protests took place in July after several opposition candidates were excluded from the ballot. Early Monday, Russian news agency RIA reported that United Russia, the country’s ruling party that supports Vladimir Putin, lost roughly one-third of its seats in Moscow’s parliament. The party will […]

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Pompeo defends Trump decision to call off Taliban meeting

Pompeo defends Trump decision to call off Taliban meeting

on September 9, 2019, 7:02 AM / in International News, National News

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday defended President Trump’s decision to cancel secret meetings at Camp David with leaders of the Taliban and Afghanistan’s government because of a recent Taliban bombing in Kabul that killed a U.S. service member. “When the Taliban tried to gain negotiating advantage by conducting terror attacks inside of the country, President Trump made the […]

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British Parliament to be suspended as Boris Johnson insists Brexit is on track

British Parliament to be suspended as Boris Johnson insists Brexit is on track

on September 9, 2019, 6:56 AM / in International News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to shut down Parliament for a month in a last-ditch attempt to make sure the country leaves the European Union as planned on Oct. 31. Lawmakers will be unable to debate or pass laws, giving opponents of Johnson’s stance less time to challenge him. (The last statement was not news but opinion) LONDON — […]

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Trump cancels secret meeting with Taliban leaders, Afghan president after attack

on September 8, 2019, 7:11 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump announced Saturday he had canceled a planned secret meeting with leaders of the Taliban and Afghanistan’s president at Camp David after Taliban leadership claimed credit for a deadly attack in Kabul. President Trump announced Saturday he had canceled a planned secret meeting with leaders of the Taliban and Afghanistan’s president at Camp David. Trump also said he had called off negotiations with […]

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US defense chief Esper cautions Europe to be wary of China

US defense chief Esper cautions Europe to be wary of China

on September 8, 2019, 6:13 AM / in International News, National News

by ROBERT BURNS LONDON — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper cautioned European allies against cozying up to China, arguing on Friday that Beijing seeks greater global influence by leveraging economic power and stealing technology. “The more dependent a country becomes on Chinese investment and trade, the more susceptible they are to coercion and retribution when they act outside of Beijing’s […]

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U.S. says it’s talking to Houthi rebels in push to end Yemen’s war

on September 6, 2019, 7:53 AM / in International News

The Trump administration is preparing direct talks with Houthi rebels in a bid to broker an end to Yemen’s more than four-year civil war. “We are narrowly focused on trying to end the war in Yemen,” said David Schenker, the U.S. assistant secretary of state for near eastern affairs on Thursday. A leader of the Iran-backed Houthis declined to confirm […]

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Communist China Prohibiting Children From Converting to Christian Faith

Communist China Prohibiting Children From Converting to Christian Faith

on September 6, 2019, 6:35 AM / in International News

Written by  Dave Bohon In its efforts to curb the rapid expansion of the Christian faith across communist China, the Beijing government is ramping up its enforcement of a law, long on the books, forbidding children from converting to Christianity before the age of 18. Erik Burklin of China Partner, an organization that trains Chinese Christian leaders, told MissionNetworkNews.com that the law specifies that […]

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As the U.K. Turns: More Brexit Drama, Delay, and Dithering in British Parliament

on September 6, 2019, 6:29 AM / in International News

Written by  James Murphy More than three years after voters in the U.K. decided to leave the European Union, ham-handed legislators in the country can still not figure out just how to do so. Days after new Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked the Queen to prorogue Parliament for five weeks in the lead-up to the October 31 leave deadline, Parliament has struck back, passing […]

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Bill blocking no-deal Brexit passes House of Commons

on September 5, 2019, 7:16 AM / in International News

Britain’s House of Commons on Wednesday approved a bill seeking to block a no-deal Brexit, dealing a fresh defeat to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his effort to usher the U.K. out of the European Union in late October with or without an agreement. Opposition lawmakers and dissenters in Johnson’s own Conservative Party took over control of the legislative agenda […]

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Busting The Myth Of The World’s Hottest Electric Car Market

Busting The Myth Of The World’s Hottest Electric Car Market

on September 5, 2019, 6:15 AM / in International News

Authored by Nawar Alsaadi via OilPrice.com, Norway has been hailed as a model for electric vehicles adoption with EV sales exceeding 57% of new car sales in June of this year. This accomplishment stands at odds with the rest of the world, where despite substantial subsidies, EV sales have lingered in the low single digits. The reality of Norway’s EV sales success is rooted […]

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