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Documents Reveal Active U.S. Support of Indonesian Mass Killings in 1960’s

Washington D.C. (CD) – While some describe the newly-released cables as showing the U.S. “stood by” as atrocities were committed, documents show American support amounted to active involvement Newly declassified files from the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta confirm the extent to which American officials supported the killings of hundreds of thousands of Indonesians in the 1960s, as […]

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“The U.S. Cannot be Trusted”: The Message of Re-Imposing Sanctions on Iran

Tehran (AHT) – In his bizarre quest to undo everything associated with his predecessor, Barack Obama, United States President Donald Trump has now ‘decertified’ the nuclear agreement with Iran. In his bizarre quest to undo everything associated with his predecessor, Barack Obama, United States President Donald Trump has now ‘decertified’ the nuclear agreement with Iran. He claims that […]

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US Media Misses Mark on DPRK UN Address

New York (GPA) – North Korea called for global denuclearization on Monday, but all the US media is reporting is Pyongyang’s warning of the potential for nuclear war. The western media exploded in panic on Tuesday morning following an address to the UN by Kim In Ryong, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) deputy […]

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What is the Economic Impact of Natural Disasters?

Houston (TFC) – This year’s hurricane season has been more intense than usual. The flooding in Texas was unprecedented, and Hurricane Irma slammed into the Caribbean islands and Florida, leaving devastation behind. The result is that it’s going to cost a lot of money to clean everything up. The flooding is one thing, but the hurricanes did a […]

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Maria’s ‘Other’ Victims: Puerto Rican Bondholders

San Juan (FAIR) – With crushing debt threatening to annihilate its economy (CounterSpin, 7/31/15, 5/12/17), the island of Puerto Rico was already desperate. Then came Hurricane Maria, the September storm that tore through the US colony, leaving most of the island’s residents without power and many without water. The official death toll on the island from the Category 4 storm […]

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Hostile Posturing Towards Iran Proves U.S. Losing Grip on Power

Washington D.C. – Donald Trump will make a highly anticipated decision this month that could send shockwaves throughout all aspects of foreign policy, trade, and diplomatic relations. Many pundits expect Trump to entirely decertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) aka Iran Nuclear Deal and possibly even designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign […]

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IAEA Chief Confirms Iran’s Compliance with Nuclear Deal

Rome (TeleSUR) – Despite accusations by the Trump administration against Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, the U.N. nuclear agency chief denied these claims. The International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano has confirmed that Iran is conforming to the terms of the 2015 nuclear agreement, despite accusations by the Donald Trump administration that Iran has failed […]

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Rex Tillerson Runs to Sergey Lavrov as Trump Challenges Him to “IQ Test”

Moscow (Duran) – Rex Tillerson continues to do his job in spite of a circus-like atmosphere in Washington. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has held an apparently amiable phone conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The nature of the phone call speaks to the fact that in spite of the general chaos in Washington, Tillerson […]

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Haitians Hold Popular Uprising Against New Budget

Port Au Prince (WWP) – While hurricanes Harvey and Maria didn’t strike Haiti, Hurricane Irma gave the country a glancing blow mainly in the northwest, the poorest section of Haiti. It displaced more than 100,000 people and destroyed crops, roads and infrastructure. The rest of the country was spared but lost a major food source. Nevertheless, a social […]

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Barack Obama Makes Seamless Transition from White House to Wall Street

New York (AHT) – One of the most positive aspects of the 2016 election period was the exposure of the Democrats as nothing but shills for Wall Street. Hillary Clinton entered the race as the Presidential favorite only to lose a significant number of Democratic voters to a self-identified socialist in the primary. Senator Bernie Sanders ran a popular campaign […]

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