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  • Deported Veterans Protest in Mexico on US Veterans Day

     

    Source: frAance24.comAgroup of Mexicans who served with the US military in Vietnam and Iraq only to be deported held a Veterans Day protest on Saturday in the border city Ciudad Juarez.A stone's throw from the bridge between Juarez and El Paso, Texas, the deportees demonstrated with the flags of their US military units.We served a country that has cheated us, said Jose Francisco Lopez Moreno, 64. Many Mexicans have served in the US military in exchange for expedited residency.But these veter

  • Bill Gates Buys Land in Arizona to Build 'Smart City'

     

    Source: 12news.comOne of Bill Gates' investment firms has spent $80 million to kickstart the development of a brand-new community in the far West Valley.The large plot of land is about 45 minutes west of downtown Phoenix off I-10 near Tonopah.The proposed community, made up of close to 25,000 acres of land, is called Belmont.According to Belmont Partners, a real estate investment group based in Arizona, the goal is to turn the landinto its own smart city.Belmont will create a forward-thinkin

  • Evidence of Crimes Handed to Vatican Chief Prosecutor

     

    Source: thedailybeast.comThe latest book by Italian investigative journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi, titledOriginal Sindelves beyond the sleazy rumors and alleges blatant criminal activity in Vatican City.Nuzzi hand-delivered his book to the Vatican’s chief prosecutor. “There is proof of crimes committed by clerics against children,” he says. “Let’s see what they do with it.”The book is filled with salacious scoops, backed up by copies of documents printed in an exhaustive index.He shines a light

  • Hacker Group Strikes ISIS as Online Caliphate Crumbles

     

    Source: independent.co.ukMuslim hackers have attackedIsis’spropaganda network and published a list of almost 2,000 subscribers’ email addresses in the latest blow to the online “caliphate”.After numerous cyber attacks and official takedowns targetingitsAmaq “news agency”, Isis issued a message on Friday night claiming it had increased security.“In response to recent events, we have imposed more stringent security measures on our systems,” said the email in Arabic.“We can now handle emai

  • Greece to Distribute 1.4 billion to Citizens

     

    Source: reuters.comGreece will distribute 1.4 billion euros ($1.63 billion) as a social dividend to pensioners and others hit hard by the country’s austerity programs, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Monday.The money is available because the country has beaten its 2017 bailout target for a primary surplus - which excludes debt servicing costs - of 1.75 percent of gross economic output, he said.Tsipras came to power in 2015 promising to end austerity but was later forced to sign up to a ne

  • 15,000 Scientists from 184 Countries Issue "Warning to Humanity"

     

    Source: cba.caMore than 15,000 scientists around the world haveissued a global warning: there needs tobe changein order to save Earth.It comes 25 years after the first noticein 1992 when a mere 1,500 scientists issued a similar warning.This new cautioning — which gained popularity on Twitter with #ScientistsWarningToHumanity— garnered more than 15,000 signatures.William Ripple of Oregon State University's College of Forestry, who started the campaign, said that he came across the 1992 warn

  • Rohingya Abuses: Myanmar Army Report Clears Itself of Blame

     

    Source: bbc.comThe Myanmar army has released the results of an internal investigation in which it exonerates itself of blame regarding the Rohingya crisis.It denies killing any Rohingya people, burning their villages, raping women and girls, and stealing possessions.The assertions contradict evidence seen by BBC correspondents of a crisis the United Nations has called a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.Amnesty International said the army's report was an attempted whitewash.The human righ

  • The EU Signed a "Historic" Deal to Integrate 23 Armies

     

    Source: qz.comIt took70 years, but the European Union finally signed a pact today (Nov. 13) agreeing to integrate military funding, weapons development, and deployment of European defenses.In a way, creating a unified mega army.US president’s Donald Trump’sfrequent accusationsthat EU countries do not pay enough into NATO has been one catalyst for them move forward with a unified plan for military cooperation.The other is that it could legitimately diminish the bloc’s dependence on US military

  • Israel: Labor Leader Vows to Unseat Netanyahu

     

    Source: foxnews.comAfter falling out with Benjamin Netanyahu as a junior member of the Cabinet last year, Avi Gabbay is now a leading candidate to replace the scandal-plagued prime minister.Buoyed by a rags-to-riches personal story and a centrist worldview that appeals to Israel's traditional swing voters, Gabbay has led the opposition Labor Party to a big bump in the polls.But the 50-year-old former telecom executive has his sights set on more than just victory at the ballot box:He wants to

  • Report: Richest 1% Own Half the World's Wealth

     

    Source: theguardian.comThe globe’s richest 1% own half the world’s wealth, according to a new report highlighting the growing gap between the super-rich and everyone else.The world’s richest people have seen their share of the globe’s totalwealth increase from 42.5%at the height of the 2008 financial crisis to 50.1% in 2017, or $140tn (£106tn), according to Credit Suisse’s global wealth report published on Tuesday.“The share of the top 1% has been on an upward path ever since [the crisis]

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