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  • Aftershocks occurred over 85 times by 11am of 23rd Nov after M7.4
    Following up this article.. [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown [URL]   According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), they observed over 85 The post Aftershocks occurred over 85 times by 11am of 23rd Nov after M7.4 appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Marine radiation monitoring post down after M7.4
    Following up this article.. [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown [URL]   In the evening of 11/22/2016, Tepco announced the radiation monitoring The post Marine radiation monitoring post down after M7.4 appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Coolant system of DAINI SFP3 rebooted
    According to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority), Tepco rebooted the coolant system of SFP 3 of Fukushima DAINI at 7:47AM (JST). Tepco explains that the tank water level related to SFP The post Coolant system of DAINI SFP3 rebooted appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Coolant system of SFP3 in Fukushima DAINI got automatically suspended / 2544 fuel assemblies stocked
    According to Tepco, Fukushima DAINI‘s spent fuel pool of Reactor 3 had its coolant system suspended automatically. It stocks 2,360 spent fuel assemblies and 184 new fuel assemblies. No more The post Coolant system of SFP3 in Fukushima DAINI got automatically suspended / 2544 fuel assemblies stocked appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • [Breaking] Iwaki city coastal area overly jammed / Run by foot now
    Following up this article.. [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown [URL] A local posted on twitter that the coastal area of Iwaki The post [Breaking] Iwaki city coastal area overly jammed / Run by foot now appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown
    According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), M7.3 occurred Fukushima offshore at 5:59 AM (JST). The depth of epicenter was 10km. They are warning 3m high Tsunami is reaching the coastal The post [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Another leukemia case was approved as an industrial accident
    On 8/19/2016, MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) announced a Fukushima worker’s leukemia was approved as an industrial accident. The worker is male in 50s. He repaired the machine The post Another leukemia case was approved as an industrial accident appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Fukushima government objects against building sarcophagus on Fukushima plant
    On 7/15/2016, Fukushima prefectural government objected against the plan to build a stone coffin on Fukushima plant to METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry).   2 days before, Nuclear Damage The post Fukushima government objects against building sarcophagus on Fukushima plant appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Tepco decided to ask JP Gov for covering the decommissioning cost
    On 7/28/2016, Tepco announced they decided to ask the government of Japan for financial support regarding decommissioning. They also consider asking the government for supporting the cost of compensation and The post Tepco decided to ask JP Gov for covering the decommissioning cost appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • 960 Bq/kg of Cs-134/137 detected from wild boar in Fukushima
    According to MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare), 960 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 was measured from the meat of wild boar in Fukushima. The sampling date was 6/11/2016. This reading The post 960 Bq/kg of Cs-134/137 detected from wild boar in Fukushima appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Stocks & Dollar Crash-Gold & Silver Spike-Bo Polny
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Market cycle analyst Bo Polny says he may have been wrong in the past about a stock market top, but now the top is in and predicts, “As of March 1st (2017), we believe the stock market, the Dow, the S&P, and all the world markets for that matter, are supposed […]
  • Strong Dollar Could Cause Bond Market Crash-Martin Armstrong
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Renowned financial expert Martin Armstrong says the biggest risk out there is the effect a strong U.S. dollar has on the global bond market. Armstrong explains, “There’s these people who keep saying the dollar is going to crash.  If the dollar crashes, the world is happier and basically celebrating.  You have […]
  • Grand Goal Is War-Gregory Mannarino
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Analyst/trader Gregory Mannarino says war should figure into any investment strategy because one is coming. Mannarino says, “It should be clear to people that we are now at a pivotal moment. . . . Whenever the economy in the United States starts to get shaky, unfortunately, we seem to escalate into […]
  • First Ever Global Government Crash Coming-Clif High
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com “Early Sunday Release”  Internet data mining expert Clif High uses what he calls “predictive linguistics” to spot trends and make predictions for future events. In his latest in-depth report, High sees a “huge” calamity coming for humanity.  Clif High explains, “There is all kinds of data for money and lack of […]
  • Trump Attacks Syria, Spying on Trump Worse than Watergate, Fed Dumping Debt
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 279 4.7.17)  The “War Card” has been flipped over as President Trump orders an attack on Syria. The attack came as a response to the chemical weapons attack in Syria allegedly by the Assad regime.  Not everyone is buying the story it was Assad that ordered a gas attack on […]
  • Debt Based System Running Out of Steam-Paul Craig Roberts
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Former Assistant Treasury Secretary in the Reagan Administration, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, sees trouble for the economy. Dr. Roberts explains, “This image of a strong stock market is based essentially on debt, borrowing and debt, money creation and debt.  It’s a false signal that shows prosperity, and it’s not really there. […]
  • Money Riots Coming in Next Financial Collapse-James Rickards
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Financial expert and four time, best-selling book author James Rickards says there is no avoiding another economic collapse. Every time the economy suffers a setback, such as recently hitting a $20 trillion debt ceiling in the United States Congress, things get a little worse. Rickards explains, “The point […]
  • Surveillance on Trump Backfires, Russian Collusion False Narrative, Are Markets Topping
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 278 3.31.17) The pile of felonies against people in the Deep State that illegally released classified information, for the purpose of embarrassing and destroying the incoming Trump Administration, keep stacking up. This crime is orders of magnitude worse that Watergate.  The White House invited leaders of Congress to see documents from […]
  • Obamacare is the Reason for Anemic Growth-Karl Denninger
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Analyst and entrepreneur Karl Denninger predicted years ago that Obamacare would “kill the economy” and “eventually implode.” Today, the first quarter GDP came in at just .9%, and Denninger contends Obamacare is part of the reason the economy is so anemic. Denninger says, “Since the crash in 2008, we’ve had 2% […]
  • Trump is America’s Last Chance-John Williams
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Economist John Williams says President Trump has to do something fast and big to turn the faltering U.S. economy around. Williams explains, “You are seeing the economy slow down.  Some people are recognizing that.  The Fed’s statement a week or two ago . . . many analysts consider […]
  • No. 881 March Industrial Production, Housing Starts, Freight Index, Economic Review
    (SGS Subscription required) • Broad Outlook Continues for Economic Stagnation and an Intensifying Downturn • Unusual Weather Patterns Boosted March Utility Usage by a Record 8.6%; Otherwise, the 0.5% Production Gain Was a Contraction of 0.4% (-0.4%) • Dominant Manufacturing Sector Dropped by 0.4% (-0.4%) on Top of Downside Revisions to January and February (Automobile […]
  • No. 880 : March CPI, PPI, Retail Sales, Real Earnings, Consumer Update
    • Substantially Adverse Economic Circumstances Have Begun to Unfold, Threatening FOMC Hopes for Normalizing Monetary Policy • Amidst Mounting Income and Credit Stresses on Consumers, Headline Retail Sales Suffered Major, Near-Term Downside Revisions; Recent Auto Sales Were Not As Strong as Advertised • First-Quarter Real Average Weekly Earnings Declined Year-to-Year, Along with Back-to-Back Quarterly Contractions, […]
  • Tentative Schedule for Commentaries
      Commentary Date Releases Period Release Date     Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Housing Starts Industrial Production March-2017 March-2017 04/18/2017 […]
  • No. 879: March Employment and Unemployment, Help-Wanted Advertising, Money Supply M3
    (SGS Subscription required) • FOMC-Rattling 'Substantially Adverse Economic Circumstances' Loom • March 2017 Real-World Employment Prospects Continued to Plunge at an Annual Pace of Decline Not Seen Since the Depths of the Economic Collapse • Soft Payroll Jobs Gain of 98,000 in March Was Not Statistically Significant • Declining Monthly Unemployment Rates Simply Were Not […]
  • No. 878: February Trade Deficit, Construction Spending, Updated Consumer Liquidity
    (SGS Subscription required) • Sharp Narrowing in February 2017 Trade Deficit Reflected Plunging Imports of Consumer Goods, Such as Autos and Cell Phones • Declining Consumer Demand and/or a One-Time Reporting Aberration? • First-Quarter 2017 Real Merchandise-Trade Is on Track for Worst Deficit Since Third-Quarter 2007 • Despite a Nominal 0.8% Monthly Gain in February […]
  • No. 877: Industrial Production Benchmark Revision
    (SGS Subscription required) • Industrial Production Just Took a Hit with Its Benchmark Revisions, Given Higher-Quality, Weaker Historical Data from 2015 • Double-Dip Recession in Production Now Steeper than Previously Indicated • Two or More Consecutive Quarters of Annual Decline in Production Are Unprecedented Outside of Formally-Recognized Recessions; There Were Five, Now There Are Seven […]
  • No. 876: GDP Revision and the Business Cycle, February Household Income
    (SGS Subscription required) • Details of Economic Depression versus Recession, Recovery and Expansion • No Other Major Economic Series Comes Within Three Years of the Headline Brevity of the GDP Collapse into 2009 and Recovery into 2011, or Comes Close to Matching the Subsequent 12.2% GDP Expansion • Better-Quality Series Show Continued, Protracted Economic Collapse, […]
  • Commentaries News
    PLEASE NOTE:   The next regular Commentary on Thursday, April 27th, will cover March 2017 New Orders for Durable Goods and New- and Existing-Home Sales, followed by a Commentary on Friday, April 28th, covering the “advance” estimate of first-quarter 2017 GDP.  See Schedule for details.
  • No. 875: Durable Goods, New- and Existing-Home Sales, Freight Index, Business Cycle
    (SGS Subscription required) • Details of Economic Depression versus Recession, Recovery and Expansion • Amidst Signals of Renewed Downturn, the Broad Business Outlook Continues for Non-Recovering Activity and Economic Disruption • Net of Inflation and Irregularly-Surging Commercial Aircraft Orders, the Headline Gain of 1.7% in February Durable Goods Orders Was a Monthly Contraction of 0.3% […]
  • No. 874: February Industrial Production, Updated Economic Review
    (SGS Subscription required) • Industrial Production May Be Bottoming, Yet, There Are New Signals of Intensifying Economic Risk • Production Was Flat in February, Minimally Positive Year-to-Year, with Gains in Manufacturing and Mining Offset by Weather-Distorted Utilities • No Economic Expansion: Activity Held Below Pre-2007 Recession Peaks, with Production Down by 0.94% (-0.94%), Manufacturing Down […]

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  • Asia Pivot: Trump Associates Use ISIS For Destabilization in Indonesia
    It is becoming more clear who Trump associates back in the “War on Terror” as they have recently been seen supporting radical Islamists linked to ISIS in Indonesia, according to an investigation by reporter Allan Nairn in the Intercept. Although Vice President Mike Pence is meeting with the Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo today, destabilization of […]
  • Russia: US Backed Terrorists Enticed Kids with Chocolate, then Killed Dozens of Them
    VT’s own investigation of the attack, these are our photographs, indicate that US backed militants led by Turkish and Qatari intelligence planned the massacre.  On site were a number of Israeli’s as “press” to observe the attack. All of the press, Reuters and al Jazeera in particular, the same press that had filmed the staged […]
  • “Send Trump To School,” as Moron Flubs Korea-China History
    Social media has been buzzing since Donald Trump said Korea “used to be a part of China” after a visit with China’s leader. The twitterati have offered to help the US president with his world history, while South Korea wants to know who said what to whom. Trump made the controversial remark in an interview […]
  • Big Stories the Controlled Major Mass Media refuses to report truthfully
    As the Internet's Alternative Truther Media grows in popularity, the Controlled Major Mass Media becomes exposed for its habitual lies, false-narratives and USG propaganda, and is now rapidly losing share.
  • The Debate – Syrian president has no motive to use chemical weapons
    Jim W. Dean - There is no greater treason for President and his Military and Intel command than to take the country to war on fake intelligence. The US has a long record of doing that, long proven, so that is carved in stone.
  • A World War III Scenario?
    Leading Pakistani academician Dr. Mujahid Kamran wars the world that global war is on the near horizon.
  • The Trump administration is lying about North Korea for Israel and the Neocons
    For those of you who still think that Trump is about “America First” and keeping American soldiers out of the Middle East and around the world, then I have one thing to say to you: keep dreaming.
  • Afghanistan: Trump’s Mother of All Cover Ups
    To the Honorable Secretary General Antonio Guterres United Nations New York, New York 10017 RE: The United States Bombing of Pashtun/Afghans with the Largest Non-Nuclear Bomb Ever is a War Crime. The United States is not Allowing Anyone on the Bomb Site There is No Information about the Casualties and Other Damage Dear Secretary- General […]
  • The Strange Case of Tulsi Gabbard and other Tales of Terror
    Jim W. Dean - This is another classic dot connecting piece by Gordon. He has the ability to do material like this due to his photographic memory, with total recall and anything he has ever read or heard.
  • Syrian War Report – April 19, 2017: Is ISIS’ Baghdadi Detained?
    …from SouthFront On April 18, a number of media outlets reported that ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, may has been captured in northern Syria. The reports refered to an article appeared at the desiagency.eu website (“European Department For Security And Information”) arguing that Baghdadi was captured as a result of the joint efforts of the […]
  • There’s an Urgent Need to Put an End to the Ongoing Yemeni Catastrophe
    Two years ago, a coalition of ten Arab countries that was led by Saudi Arabia launched a military aggression against the state of Yemen, while enjoying the active military and political support of the United States. The stated goal of this intervention was to restore the power of the deposed President Mansour Hadi that was […]
  • Cambodia’s Role in Russia’s South-Eastern Asia Pivot
    Today, Russia’s foreign policy in Southeast Asia is getting increasingly centered on both the development of both bilateral ties with all the countries of the region along with establishing good relations with the ASEAN as a whole. Among the pivotal Moscow’s foreign policy goals in the region one can name the mending of bilateral ties […]
  • Is Euroland on Verge of Disintegration?
    The decision last year by a majority of British voters to exit the European Union was more than a simple vote of the people. The Brexit campaign was promoted and financed by the most influential banks of the City of London and by the British Royal House. Far from the end of Britain, Brexit is […]
  • The Soros Subversion Machine on a Platter
    Most policy experts know billionaire George Soros wields mighty influence. Even everyday citizens hear his name and associate it with control and power brokering. The man behind the anti-Trump chaos, the hedge fund oligarch and strange philanthropist, Soros is the real world equivalent of Dr. Evil. But up until now the world at large has […]
  • Afghanistan: Why Did the US Deploy its Largest Non-Nuclear Ordnance?
    Sixteen years onward and the US is no closer to its alleged goal of creating a stable Afghanistan free of terrorist organizations using its territory to stage attacks  regionally and globally. Thousands of US troops still remain in Afghanistan, attempting to prop up the disorganized, immensely corrupt regime Washington installed and maintains in the nation’s […]
  • Anti-Korean Sentiments Becoming Widespread in China
    South Korean media has used the escalation of crisis in relations between China and South Korea, which has been all-the-more fueled in the wake of the deployment of an American missile defense system on South Korean territory, to regale the audience with stories about Chinese authorities and governmental agencies instigating hatred and rage against the […]
  • Who Are You, Mr. Trump?
    We are often struck by the eloquence and wit of various political figures and political scientists. It’s hardly a secret that those figures often receive nicknames that may be in one way or another connected with their behavior or habits. Many times, these figures bestow these names upon each other.  For instance, there can be no doubt […]
  • American Missile Strikes in Syria Raise Fresh Questions
    In the early hours of Friday morning Australian time the United States fired 59 Tomahawk missiles from two of its warships in the Eastern Mediterranean. The target was the Shayrat Air Base in North Eastern Syria. The purported justification for the missile attack was, in the words of the Sydney Morning Herald’s chief Washington correspondent […]
  • Donald Trump Juggles Provocations on the Syrian Stage
    The US military-industrial complex has always taken acts of corruption, the selling of weapons abroad and levying huge commissions on the resulting sales, and more often than not dropping all the monetary gains into personal coffers, as the rule of the game. Meanwhile, the whole world is still wondering whether an airplane or a rocket […]
  • The Golan Heights: Sold to the Highest Bidder Until Everyone Loses
    The Golan Heights, internationally recognised as Syrian territory, were seized by Israel during the Six-Day War in 1967. The ostensible reason for this was that the Heights could be used to terrorise Israel, being mountains with Israeli plains below, and thus Israel was merely ensuring its security. However the State of Israel has long claimed the area as rightfully […]
  • U.S. Preparing Charges To Arrest Julian Assange
    According to anonymous sources, CNN has just revealed that US authorities have prepared charges and will seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for intelligence leaks dating all the back to 2010. US authorities have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, US officials familiar with the matter tell CNN. […]
  • What An Overhyped Silicon Valley Juice Company Tells Us About The U.S. Economy
    Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The primary driver behind my decision to walk away from a lucrative Wall Street career was my coming to terms with the fact that our financial system is largely a rent-seeking scheme designed to enrich parasitical, unethical behavior at the expense of the nation as a whole. As soon as I […]
  • Deutsche Bank Fined $157MM After Its Traders Were Found To Still Use Chat Rooms To Rig FX Trading
    Another day, another fine for the bank that no matter what, just can't play by the rules. On Thursday, the Federal Reserve fined Deutsche Bank $156.6 million for violating foreign exchange rules and running afoul of the Volcker Rule, suggesting it was likely trading FX out of its own account in violation of Dodd-Frank. In […]
  • Nursing Home Owner Pleads Guilty To Spending Medicaid Funds On Strippers, Casinos, Pet Care
    Johnnie Mac Sells, 52, the owner of a suburban St. Louis nursing home where 60 residents had to be rescued after food ran out and trash piled up, has pleaded guilty to federal charges for stealing $667,000 from Medicaid and spending it on strippers, gambling and other things. Sells pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts […]
  • In Which States Do Most Millennials Live With Their Parents?
    Just a few short decades ago America's youth was highly encouraged by eager parents to become self-sufficient by the ripe old age of 18.  Today, the mere suggestion of such a thing could land unsuspecting parents in prison for 'triggering' their offspring with malicious 'hate speech.' And, as a new study from the Census Bureau […]
  • David Stockman On The Anything President And The Everything Bubble
    Authored by David Stockman via The Daily Reckoning, The lemmings are running hard towards the cliffs today. Despite a renewed burst of bombs and drones careening into the already rubble-strewn wastelands of Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria and Iraq. Or the outbreak of cold war style nuclear brinksmanship on the Korean peninsula — what one commentator properly […]
  • Shorts Smoked - Stocks End 'High' As Dollar Dumps'n'Pumps
    Despite tumbling soft data and disappointing earnings data... Stocks soared most in 6 weeks...     Another day, another one-way trip in stocks. VIX clubbed to a 13 handle again stocks soar... Trannies and Small Caps once again led the day (short squeeze) and S&P lagged but everything was awesomely green again...   Another big […]
  • Private Equity Sets Its Sites On A New Funding Victim: Mom-And-Pop 401(k)s
    After laying ruin to the defined-benefit pension plans of public and private employees over the past several decades, Wall Street has its sites set on its next victim: mom-and-pop 401(k)s.  Sure, because as our recent headlines confirm, wall street money managers have worked wonders for public/private pension funds: Are Collapsing Pensions "About To Bring Hell […]
  • Police Officer, Kalashinikov-Yielding Shooter Killed In Paris "Terrorist" Attack; ISIS Claims Responsibility
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  • For The First Time In Its History, Subway Shutters Hundreds Of US Stores
    For the first time in its 52 years of operation, Subway announced that it contracted in 2016, shuttering 359 US locations which as Bloomberg described was the "biggest retrenchment in the history of the restaurant chain" whose total store count dropped 1.3% from 27,103 in 2015 to 26,744 even as it remained the most ubiquitous […]
  • Trump administration, world financial officials clash over trade
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  • US will seek arrest of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange: CNN
    Despite the ringing endorsement of President Donald Trump, the United States will seek charges for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, sources told CNN. The Justice Department has been investigating Assange since 2010, when they began posting thousands of stolen documents by US Army intelligence...
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    Iran and the United States traded barbs over the landmark 2015 nuclear deal on Thursday, with the U.S. leader accusing Tehran of not living up to the spirit of the accord and Iran’s top diplomat urging Washington to fulfill its own commitments. The exchange came a day after U.S. Secretary of...
  • Texas lawmakers intentionally diluted minority votes in district maps: Federal court
    Texas lawmakers intentionally diluted votes of minority voters in drawing the state’s House districts, a panel of federal judges ruled Thursday. In a long-awaited ruling, the San Antonio-based judges found that lawmakers in 2011 either violated the U.S. Constitution or the Voting Rights Act...
  • Arkansas court allows state to use execution drug
    The Arkansas Supreme Court allowed the state on Thursday to use a drug it had planned to use as part of a cocktail of multiple lethal injections this month but had been blocked by a lower court from using after a seller said the prison system used deception in acquiring the chemical. The ruling...
  • French President Francois Hollande convinced Paris shooting points to terrorist act
    The Associated Press is reporting French President Francois Hollande is convinced that the shooting in Paris Thursday evening that killed one police officer, points to a terrorist act. BREAKING: French President Francois Hollande says he is convinced the circumstances of the Paris shooting points...
  • Messaging app Sean Spicer thinks is being used in the White House does not work: lawsuit
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  • Starbucks employee goes viral for ‘Unicorn’ rant
    Storied purveyor of coveted (and detested) millennial beverages, Starbucks unleashed yet another polarizing treat on its customer base. The Unicorn Frappuccino hit Starbucks locations across the nation this week to mixed reviews. But a video that surfaced Wednesday by a visibly flustered Starbucks...
  • Trump says strong Europe is important for U.S
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  • Sarah Palin ducks Jake Tapper’s question of whether she was sexually harassed at Fox News
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  • One police officer dead, one seriously injured in Paris attack
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  • Trump administration will not ignore white collar crime: Justice official
    The Trump administration will be persistent in prosecuting white collar crimes despite giving a higher profile to tackling violent crime, a senior Justice Department official said on Thursday. Since taking office, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has repeatedly said federal law enforcement...
  • Downton Abbey Congressman Aaron Schock wants indictment dropped: House rules were ‘inherently ambiguous’
    Former Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) demanded that the charges against him be dropped in a motion filed Thursday, Politico reported. According to Schock’s legal team, The House rules for expenses for elected officials are “inherently ambiguous” and thus, too vague to garner any...
  • Trump launches trade probe targeting foreign steel
    President Donald Trump moved on Thursday against China and other exporters of cheap steel into the U.S. market, launching a federal investigation to determine whether foreign-made steel threatens U.S. steelmakers and national security. Winning praise from U.S. companies that are constantly fighting...
  • WATCH: Joint press conference with President Donald Trump and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni
    “A great welcome to the prime minister of Italy,” President Donald Trump told those assembling for the photo spray with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. “We’re going to have a long discussion and it’s a great, great honor to have you.” According to pool...
  • ‘Better watch your ass’: Twitter locks Roger Stone’s account for threatening Media Matters staffer
    A little over a month after being shut down by Twitter after a misogynist meltdown, Roger Stone now being shut down again. BuzzFeed is reporting the close friend of President Donald Trump has been locked out of his account after threatening the communications director of Media Matters for America....
  • Tweets get professors blocked in Trump’s America
    Forget the boring lectures and lengthy essays. College professors are increasingly going on social media to share their thoughts about American politics—and they’re discovering their online thoughts have real-world consequences. California’s Fresno State University put a professor on...
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson tired of Americans denying science
    Neil deGrasse Tyson is tired of people denying proven science. The renowned astrophysicist and head of the Hayden planetarium in New York City posted a video to Facebook containing “what may be the most important words I have ever spoken,” he wrote in a post Wednesday. In the video,...
  • The Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino is awful and wrong and baristas are begging people not to order it
    I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I agreed to review Starbucks’ latest Frappuccino craze. How could I have? It’s called “the Unicorn,” which doesn’t evoke any particular flavors in a typical human being’s palate—unless you eat horse meat, I guess. I went to my...

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