Magnitude 7 Earthquake Strikes Anchorage; Tsunami Warning Issued

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 A magnitude 7 earthquake hit Anchorage, Alaska Friday morning, prompting people living in the city to run out of their offices and hide under their desks until the tremor had passed. The US Geological Survey said the earthquake’s epicenter was located roughly 7 miles (12 kilometers) north of Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, according to the… Read More

Report from Charlottesville, by Gregory Conte

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Editor’s Note: This trial has nothing to do with Russia, but I am running this series for I have seen no other reporting from inside the courthouse which is sympathetic to the defendant, who, on the face of things, has a very strong case that he is not guilty of the charges. Unfortunately for him,… Read More

1 In 3 'Caravan' Migrants Are Sick, Some With Deadly Diseases

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Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Tijuana health officials have said that of those migrants in the caravan at the United States’ border with Mexico, about one third is being treated for health concerns. Migrants who came with the caravan are suffering from respiratory infections, tuberculosis, chickenpox, and some other serious health issues, Tijuana’s Health Department… Read More

These Countries Are Quickly And Quietly Dumping The Dollar

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Authored by Robert Wheeler via Daisy Luther’s Organic Prepper blog, Over the past few months, there has been a steady uptick in the number of countries dumping significant portions of their dollar holdings. This is causing many people to worry whether or not the US economy is in for a massive shock sooner, later, or… Read More

Criminal minds: Report says McKinsey stole from Eskom – FT

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South African lawmakers have accused McKinsey of possible criminal wrongdoing in a report that condemns the consultant’s work for power utility Eskom. This article is exclusive to Biznews Premium. Members please login here. Not yet subscribed? Taste before you eat by signing up here for free 30 day trial (card details required; WSJ access only available to… Read More

Twitter Shares Plunge After Fake Putin Purge

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It is unclear what the catalyst for the sudden plunged in Twitter shares – down over 6% since the open – but some have suggested concerns at a reinvigorated crackdown on accounts after a Putin-impersonating account with a million followers was deleted… As AP reports, an unverified bogus Twitter account claiming to belong to Russian… Read More

Morgan Stanley Has Officially Downgraded U.S. Stocks To A “Sell”! Here’s Why

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Morgan Stanley has long held a bearish outlook on the U.S. but overnight [they] officially downgraded U.S. stocks to “sell”, expecting the S&P to end 2019 at 2,750, while double upgrading emerging market to overweight. By Lorimer Wilson, editor of munKNEE.com – Your KEY To Making Money! [Editor’s note: This article of edited excerpts* (848 words) from the original article (1341… Read More

South Africans pay the price of ignoring red flags; new Steinhoff book

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CAPE TOWN — UCT Graduate School of Business Associate Professor, Mills Soko, extolls the virtues of well-researched, probing journalism as a teaching tool in this glowing review of James-Brent Styan’s book, “Steinhoff; Inside SA’s Biggest Corporate Crash.” Perhaps unsurprisingly, given South Africa’s jaw-dropping private and public sector malfeasance, the book highlights the dangers of the “Big… Read More

Another China Sex Doll Brothel Goes Tits-Up After Police Raid

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The same day as a South China Morning Post exposé on Hong Kong’s first sex doll brothel – asking in the headline “is it legal?” and insinuating the dolls fulfill rape fantasies, the silicone whorehouse in the city of Kwun Tong was raided by police and shut down.  Condoms are in plentiful supply, while the workers at the Kwun… Read More

London confirmation that Discovery’s time has truly arrived

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As Malcolm Gladwell reminded us in his brilliant book Outliers, overnight sensations are always many years in the making. For Discovery’s co-founder and CEO Adrian Gore it has been 25 of them. But after what we witnessed in London yesterday, there can no longer be any doubt that the South African multinational’s “shared value” business… Read More

Carlos Ghosn Breaks His Silence

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After more than a week of radio silence, detained former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has finally spoken – well, sort of. In what was his first public comment since his arrest on a Tokyo tarmac last Monday, Ghosn’s lawyer denied reports that his client shifted a $15 million trading loss onto Nissan’s books nearly 10… Read More