When Dr.Copper is soaring to two-year highs it is “unequivocal” proof the world’s economy is back on track. However, as the industrial metal drops to one-month lows amid the biggest inventory build in 15 years, slowing China growth, and plans to raise China capacity – analysts are quiet at the
Last night Wikileaks announced that it has released an encrypted torrent file which reportedly contains information on the mysterious “Vault 7”, and which we now know is “a substantial collection of material about CIA activities obtained by WikiLeaks.publication in history.” It can be downloaded now at the following URL, and
BEIJING (Reuters) – The chairman of China’s biggest beverage maker, Hangzhou Wahaha Group, said the United States would suffer more in any trade war with China, with a loss of access to cheap Chinese-made goods hitting American wallets.
PARIS (Reuters) – Friends and detractors of Francois Fillon sought to bridge their deep divisions and put the French conservative candidate’s presidential campaign back on the rails on Tuesday after deciding to stick with him despite a damaging financial scandal.
This article was written by Jeff Thomas and originally published at International Man
Recently, I was in a pharmacy and overheard the pharmacist say to someone, “There’s so much unpleasantness on the news these days, I’ve stopped watching.” The pharmacist has my sympathy. I’d love to be able to
(BAGHDAD) — U.S.-backed Iraqi forces fought their way on Tuesday into the heart of western Mosul, capturing the government complex in this part of the city from the Islamic State group (ISIS), a senior Iraqi military commander said.
The advancing troops hoisted an Iraqi flag on the complex of
After spending three days trading above the price for an ounce of gold, Bitcoin prices crashed overnight – down over $120 in a few short hours – following Bloomberg headlines citing China officials saying that Bitcoin regulation is not temporary.
Trump’s New Travel Ban Replaces Chaos With Calm (BBG) Indian Firms Look to Get Ahead of Immigration Curbs (WSJ) Republicans unveil plan to dismantle Obamacare (Reuters) Republicans Unveil Health Care Bill to Bridge Gaps in Party (BBG) Wiretap Allegation Places Trump Nominee on Hot Seat (WSJ) German, U.S. finance ministers
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Communist leaders will this week introduce sweeping new laws that codify social responsibilities for the country’s 1.4 billion citizens while also providing some modest new protections.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Casey Anthony knows that much of the world believes she killed her 2-year-old daughter, despite her acquittal. But nearly nine years later, she insists she doesn’t know how the last hours of Caylee’s life unfolded.
GENEVA (Reuters) – The auto industry is facing seismic changes with the rise of electric vehicles, automated driving and car sharing, and adapting to these will eclipse even big mergers such as PSA’s purchase of Opel, executives at the Geneva auto show said.
A lot of ink has been spilled on the latest allegations that Obama wiretapped the Trump campaign last fall, but very few people have gotten at the heart of the issue. As usual, Ron Paul is the only one from the mainstream realm willing to state the truth plainly:
SEOUL (Reuters) – The United States started to deploy the first elements of its advanced anti-missile defense system in South Korea on Tuesday after North Korea’s test of four ballistic missiles, U.S. Pacific Command said, despite angry opposition from China.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Elite Iraqi security forces dislodged Islamic State militants from the main government buildings in Mosul on Tuesday, their last major city stronghold in Iraq, an Iraqi spokesman said.
Pedestrian lights at a crossing in the Australian city of Melbourne will feature female figures, in what’s been billed as an initiative to “reduce unconscious bias” in the move towards greater gender equality.
Ten lights at a crossing in the heart of the city will feature the tweaked signals for
Protests at several California airports greeted President Donald Trump’s new executive order suspending travel from terror-prone countries on Monday, but they were smaller and less vociferous than in January, according to multiple news reports.
Trump has taken a lot of heat and mocking for his alleged obsession with consuming the very media that he persistently bashes at his rallies. In fact, Anderson Cooper recently appeared on Late Night and lamented to Seth Myers that “[Trump] watches me on CNN probably more than my mom
Yesterday’s snap deployment of the US THAAD anti-missile system in South Korea has led to significant reverberations among the region, with not only North Korea, but also Russia and China slamming the move.
As reported last night, various equipment including 2 launch pads for U.S. missile defense system known as
After a turbulent overnight session on Monday morning, this morning traders settle at their desks to find a relatively calmer environment, with US equity futures down 0.2% to 2,371.75, while European stocks fell for a third consecutive day, and Asian markets which closed mixed (China up, Nikkei down, MXAP up
With China’s “Two Sessions” currently taking place, and Beijing hard-pressed to report positive economic data (including banning the sale of stocks by some mutual funds according to Bloomberg), it was perhaps not surprising that overnight China reported that its foreign-currency reserves “unexpectedly” rose in February for the first time since
Last night, Tucker Carlson debated a rapidly blinking Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) – a member of the House Intelligence Committee, on claims that former President Obama ordered a wiretap of Donald Trump’s administration during the election. Tucker went into the interview giving Himes the respect of an unfurrowed brow, which did not
(WASHINGTON) — The nation’s passionate debate about the role of government in providing health care for citizens and paying the costs is unlikely to be settled by the legislation newly revealed by House Republicans.
With Republicans now controlling the White House and both chambers of Congress, the bill would drive
It is vogue among many Democrats and neo-conservative Republicans in Washington, DC to use the «T» word – treason — to describe President Donald Trump’s and members of the administration’s relationships with the Russian ambassador to the United States and other Russian officials. As defined by Article III, Section 3
The Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) between Ukraine and the European Union, which came into force on 1 January 2016, was aimed at helping the East European economy to recover; however, the results after the first year fell far short of Ukraine’s expectations. The former Soviet