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‘Bad advice from generals?’ The Mystery of why Trump considers US military weak

Trump believed the generals who told him the military needs money to keep America safe. In point of fact, the US spends more on its military than anyone and is not threatened anywhere, former CIA officer Phillip Giraldi told RT. US President Donald Trump unveiled on Monday his new budget plan, which is expected to add over one trillion dollars ...

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Israel considers launching crypto-shekel to replace cash

Published time: 25 Dec, 2017 13:38 For several months the Bank of Israel has been considering issuing a state-sponsored virtual currency, reports the Jerusalem Post. The digital shekel will be identical in value to the traditional shekel. Read more According to an unnamed Israeli finance official, the digital shekel will record every transaction by mobile phone. It will allow the ...

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Facebook considers blocking far-right Britain First after Twitter suspends leaders’ accounts

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 15:45 Facebook is considering whether to ban far-right group Britain First from its platform. It comes just days after Twitter blocked the accounts of its leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen in a clampdown on hate speech. Neither can post messages and all of their previous messages have gone – with their group’s official page ...

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Pakistan considers dumping dollar for yuan in trade with China

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 10:00 The government of Pakistan is considering a proposal to start using the Chinese yuan in trade with China, according to the Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, as quoted by Pakistan’s English-language daily Dawn. “We are examining the use of yuan instead of the US dollar for trade between the two countries,” the minister told the ...

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JPMorgan considers getting into bitcoin while bank's CEO Jamie Dimon calls it 'a fraud'

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 12:57 Edited time: 22 Nov, 2017 13:00 The Wall Street banking giant JPMorgan is weighing up whether it could help its clients tap into a potential bitcoin futures market being prepared by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), media reported citing sources. The bank is gauging client demand and the potential risks of facilitating their trades, ...

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Legal blackmail? Congress considers withholding support for countries opposing US position at UN

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 18:51 US lawmakers want to legally prohibit any financial and military assistance to countries disagreeing with Washington’s foreign policy. A bill suggesting such course of action based on a certain country’s “behavior” at the UN has been introduced by Republican Congressmen. The “United Nations Voting Accountability Act of 2017” has been put forward by Louie ...

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Europe considers removing IMF from bailouts and creating own fund

Published time: 30 Oct, 2017 10:00 Relations between Europe and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which have carried out several bailout programs together, may change dramatically as the eurozone intends to replace the fund’s presence in bailouts. Read more The European Commission plans to give more responsibility to the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) which helps eurozone countries to borrow money. ...

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France considers massive tax hike on hard liquor

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 14:32 The price of cognac and calvados could increase significantly in France as the government plans a tax increase on strong alcoholic drinks. The measure will be part of a crackdown on beverages that negatively affect health. Read more The proposal is part of the government’s new social security budget, which is expected to be ...

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White House considers Giuliani law partner to replace Bharara

The White House is mulling a replacement for the U.S. attorney seat left vacant since Preet Bharara’s firing — and he’s a fellow law partner of Rudy Giuliani. Geoffrey Berman, a New Jersey-based Greenberg Traurig shareholder, is being pitched to lead the Southern District of New York, according to a Buzzfeed report. The White House proposed several candidates for other ...

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White House considers Giuliani law partner to replace Bharara

The White House is mulling a replacement for the U.S. attorney seat left vacant since Preet Bharara’s firing — and he’s a fellow law partner of Rudy Giuliani. Geoffrey Berman, a New Jersey-based Greenberg Traurig shareholder, is being pitched to lead the Southern District of New York, according to a Buzzfeed report. The White House proposed several candidates for other ...

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