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(TFC) – While it isn’t over, the indications are the coup against Erdogan has failed. The stated goals of those behind the coup were to return to a secular government and reinstate the rule of law.  The President of the United States encouraged people to “support the democratically elected government of Turkey”.Continue Reading

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(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,Continue Reading

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 qualifiesContinue Reading

Guantanamo Bay

(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’tContinue Reading

(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 toContinue Reading

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(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.”Continue Reading

Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

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