Global Stocks Rally As Asia Shrugs Off Trade War Fears

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Global equities rallied for a second day on Wednesday with US futures flat while European shares edged higher following a strong session in Asia as safe-havens such as US Treasurys and the Japanese yen dropped to multi-week lows as investors bet the escalating U.S.-China trade spat would inflict less damage than feared. While the rising… Read More

Rassie to coach Barbarians against Pumas at Twickenham

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JOHANNESBURG — While the Rugby Championship takes a break for a week before the next round of matches, the Springboks have released eight players to get some match practice with their Currie Cup franchises. Ross Cronjé rejoins the Lions for their match against the Sharks in Durban, while Thomas du Toit rejoins the Durban team. Western Province… Read More

Transition Time: Volkswagen Announces "Electric For All" Campaign

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Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Volkswagen is transitioning away from diesel. Today it announced “Electric for All”. With a world premiere of a new modular electric drive matrix, Volkswagen Launches ELECTRIC FOR ALL Campaign. As part of the ELECTRIC FOR ALL campaign launched today, the brand will be putting attractive models at affordable prices on… Read More

European Court Rules NSA Surveillance Practices Violate Human Rights

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Via TheAntiMedia.com, Last week, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the U.K.’s GCHQ spy agency is in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights with its mass surveillance programs. The court ultimately found that these activities violate the family and privacy rights of British and European citizens, and this assertion ultimately includes a rejection of the United… Read More

Norway Officials Admit They Knew Nothing About Libya But Joined Regime Change Efforts Anyway

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A new official report produced by the Norwegian government illustrates the continuing absurdity of NATO expansion and foreign adventurism in places very far away from the “North Atlantic” explicit in the name North Atlantic Treaty Organization — places like Afghanistan, Libya, Ukraine or Syria.  Top Norwegian officials have now admitted they “had very limited knowledge” of events… Read More

Sweden: Anti-Immigration Party Becomes Kingmaker

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Authored by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, Swedish police received more than 2,300 reports of potential crimes linked to this year’s election, including voter intimidation and threats of violence against property or persons. An international team of observers found irregularities in 46% of the polling stations visited. The team expressed particular concern over the… Read More

US-Indian Relations: Trump Gets A Unique Partner For America First

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Authored by Melkulangara Bhadrakumar via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The inaugural meeting of the foreign and defence ministers of India and the United States in a new “2+2” format on September 6 in New Delhi assumed added significance as an attempt by the Trump administration to translate its Indo-Pacific vision outlined in the National Security… Read More

Suspending The Constitution: In America Today, The Government Does Whatever It Wants

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Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “That was when they suspended the Constitution. They said it would be temporary. There wasn’t even any rioting in the streets. People stayed home at night, watching television, looking for some direction. There wasn’t even an enemy you could put your finger on.”—Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale We… Read More

Recusal Of Mystery Judge Stalls DNC Fraud Lawsuit Appeal

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Authored by Elizabath Lea Vos via Disobedient Media UPDATE: 9/18/18 In another mind boggling twist, it was revealed after the publication of the following article that the recused Judge is in fact the Hon. Robin S. Rosenbaum, who has served on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals since 2014, and is apparently a member of… Read More