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Monsanto Rejects Bayer’s Latest Sweetened US$64 Billion Offer

(TeleSUR) – The agro-business giant has rejected a buyout offer from Bayer yet again. Bayer said its sweetened US$64 billion acquisition offer for Monsanto would not be subject to any financing conditions, responding to the U.S.-based agro-company’s rejection of its latest proposal on Tuesday. Bayer said it was disappointed by Monsanto’s rejection, saying the proposal offered immediate […]

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Democrats Stage Sit-In in Attempt to Implement Modern-Day Blacklist

Prohibiting individuals on a terrorist watch list from purchasing fire arms might seem like a no-brainer. But what would implementing such legislation mean for civil rights and personal privacy? Would it even do much to combat domestic terrorism when an already corrupt government has the authority to determine what qualifies an individual to be put […]

Americas Central America Mexico

Mexican Police Respond With Force as Road Blockades Threaten Fuel Shortage

(GPA) Teachers in Mexico began striking in May against the imposed neoliberal education reform. The new laws include a system to evaluate teachers. Critics say the new system does not evaluate applicants based on skill and is a precursor to help implement mass layoffs of over 4,000 teachers. Ongoing clashes broke out over the weekend after […]

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Barack Obama Won’t Use Executive Order to Close Guantanamo

(teleSUR) Without an executive order, it is left to a Republican Congress to close the military prison. U.S. President Barack Obama has been talking about closing the military-run Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba since before he ran for president in 2008, but despite years of promises he’s now saying he won’t use his power as commander-in-chief […]

Brazil South America

Meet Brazil’s Corrupt, Business-Friendly Coup-Imposed Cabinet

(teleSUR) The cabinet of Brazil’s interim Senate-imposed President Michel Temer includes several ministers embroiled in corruption scandals. Senate-imposed President Michel Temer’s new cabinet has already garnered widespread criticism for being made up entirely of old white men for the first time since the country’s last dictatorship, but the reasons to be worried about the ministers […]

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Here’s Why Ron Paul Just Said Hillary Could Have Run as a Republican

(ANTIMEDIA) Former Republican congressman and presidential candidate, Ron Paul, made some interesting comments in an interview with Fox Business Monday. Paul was first asked about the Republican establishment’s threats to run a third party candidate against presumptive nominee Donald Trump — a question Paul dismissed as a “purely a dream.” Ron Paul insinuated a third […]

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Global Soros Backed Demonstrations Spring Up Overnight In “Organic” Save Aleppo Campaign

Detroit, Michigan (TFC) – Beginning last Thursday event pages began appearing on Facebook promoting demonstrations worldwide to protest the increased violence in Aleppo. The problem with these demonstrations is they were primarily only critical of the actions of the Syrian and Russian governments. Nobody is in favor of the violence in Aleppo or Syria in general but it […]

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Western Media Uses Panama Papers To Slam Putin, Is Silent On Allies Implicated In Leak

Washington, DC (TFC) – Over the weekend a massive coordinated document leak was published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) that exposed the offshore dealings of 140 world politicians and public figures including 12 current and former world leaders. Despite the importance of this leak US media has been overwhelmingly silent and the slight […]