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Live Updates: US Confirms Record 217,000 New Coronavirus Cases Over Past 24 Hours

The global death toll from the coronavirus is now over 1.5 million, while the overall tally is more than 65 million, according to Johns Hopkins University. The spike in the number of infections caused several countries to impose quarantines in November, however, most are expected to end their lockdowns this month, before Christmas. Among the […]

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Photos: China’s Chang’e-5 Moon Probe Sends Back Samples, Stunning Images From Surface

The Chang’e-5 spacecraft has accomplished a number of firsts for Beijing, including the first extraterrestrial takeoff and first independent placement of a Chinese flag on an extraterrestrial body. When its samples return to Earth, they’ll be the first brought back from the moon in 44 years. China’s Chang’e-5 lunar probe has finished its primary mission […]

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European Commission Slams Potential Extraterritorial US Sanctions on Nord Stream 2 as Illegal

The Trump administration has long been critical of the EU, especially Germany, over their support for the transnational pipeline project, which will boost the capacity of Russia to sell natural gas to Europe. Washington insists that the EU must instead buy more expensive LNG from the US or other countries. The European Commission has condemned […]

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China’s latest assault in tech battle with US is a way of starving the American war machine

By limiting access to China’s AI and rare earth metals, Beijing is responding to President Trump’s endless stream of sanctions. But this latest move is set to cause big problems for the companies that work with the US military. China’s announcement of new laws controlling the exports of ‘sensitive items’ in a way that mirrors the […]

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‘You alone can SAVE HIS LIFE’: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden urges Trump to grant clemency to Wikileaks’ Julian Assange

Edward Snowden took to Twitter on Thursday to urge President Donald Trump to grant clemency to Julian Assange, prioritizing the WikiLeaks co-founder’s case over even his own quest for a pardon on espionage charges. “Mr. President, if you grant only one act of clemency during your time in office, please: Free Julian Assange,” Snowden tweeted. […]

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43 American Presidents Ranked In Order Of Their IQs

Just how smart do you have to be to win an American presidential election? Well, it helps if you have some brains to work with, as all of these 43 presidents have exceptionally high IQs – well over the U.S. average of 98. We know this because professor Dean Simonton, a psychologist from the University […]

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Hunger Rising Dramatically Across US Amid Record Stock Market Highs

Debates in Congress over a new COVID-19 relief bill have dragged on for months, even as new coronavirus cases have hit record highs. A slew of federal programs designed to alleviate the economic impacts of pandemic shutdowns will expire in weeks, setting the stage for a series of crises that could leave millions more in […]

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Economic Collapse 🎞️

Stephen Vizinczey says all a great power has to do to destroy itself is persist in doing the impossible… Like bankruptcy, societies and complex systems collapse slowly then all at once. The cycles that civilisations go through are well documented and whilst in hindsight it’s glaringly obvious to understand what drove the breakdown, in real […]

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Huawei Founder Ren Zhengfei Wishes Honor Mobile Brand Farewell Amid ‘Amicable Divorce’, US Trade War

The sale comes amid tighter restrictions from the United States in May, which blocked the Chinese tech giant’s access to software and semiconductors made with US technologies. Ren Zhengfei, founder of Huawei Technologies, said he hoped Honor would become a strong competitor in the smartphone market and even surpass his company in the future, the […]

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‘Not Out of the Woods Yet’: US Economy Forecast as Sliding Towards ‘Double Dip’ Recession

The continuing surge of coronavirus cases across the US along with the inevitable restrictions that are employed to stave off the spread of the pandemic are forecast to weigh heavily on economic recovery. The US economy is predicted as heading towards a potential contraction in economic growth early next year, marking the first “double dip” […]

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US Citizenship Renunciation – Moodys Tax

The United States and Eritrea are the only countries in the world to tax based on citizenship. If you’re a US citizen living outside the United States, you still have yearly IRS tax filing obligations. These tax filing obligations can be an expensive annual hassle (even if you owe no tax). They may even result […]

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Biden Gains More Votes After Trump Pays $3 Million for Wisconsin Recount

President Trump spent $3 million for recounts in two Wisconsin counties after the election — but so far the end result is 132 more votes for Joe Biden. Those new votes, all from Milwaukee County, now add to Biden’s lead of nearly 20,600 votes in the state. A recount in Wisconsin’s largest county demanded by President Donald […]

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Fugging Unbelievable! Austrian Village to Ditch Unfortunate Obscene Name

The original name of the small village has no special meaning or any connotations in German, while the new toponym will better reflect its pronunciation in the local accent. The Austrian village of Fucking (pronounced fooking in Standard German) will change its name to Fugging on 1 January 2021, Mayor Andrea Holzner told the broadcaster […]

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Maduro: Guaido ‘Dumped’ Trump Despite Getting $800 Mln Over 2 Years as Media Declares Biden Victory

The current administration actively supported the Venezuelan opposition figure, who orchestrated an unsuccessful coup attempt in 2018 and reportedly organised another one in 2019. Washington recognises Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president and is pressuring the country with sanctions to force elected president, Nicolas Maduro to resign. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has stated that he feels […]

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US Justice Department amends federal execution rules to allow death by hanging, electric chair, gas chamber & FIRING SQUAD

The US Department of Justice has expanded rules governing executions to permit a wider rage of methods, including firing squads and electrocution, as five federal inmates are set to face the death penalty before Inauguration Day. The amended rule was entered into the Federal Register on Friday, permitting the government “greater flexibility” to carry out […]

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