Economy & Finance

French Riot Police Deploy Semi-Automatic Weapons Against Yellow Vests As Macron Loses Grip On Country

French riot police were pictured brandishing Heckler & Koch G36 semi-automatic rifles with 30-round magazines near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Saturday afternoon, reports the Daily Mail.  French riot police brandishing H&K G36 semi-automatic rifle The deployment of rifles with presumably live ammunition visible through the magazine is an intimidating escalation as President Emmanuel Macron […]

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Check Out Jerry Jones’ New, $250 Million Luxury Mega Yacht

Jerry Jones, the Dallas Cowboys’ billionaire owner, purchased a 109m/357ft superyacht, named after his wife, called the Bravo Eugenia, sources confirmed to NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs. The $250 million vessel, built last year by Netherlands-based Oceanco, can sleep 14 people and is managed by a crew of about two dozen, according to SuperYacht Times. Operating under the […]

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Magma Under Yellowstone Supervolcano Is “Rising”, Scientists Warn An Eruption Would Devastate The Planet

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Could it be possible that a full-blown eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano is not too far away? All over the world seismic activity has been increasing in recent years, and this process seems to have accelerated during the early days of 2019.  In particular, quite a few […]

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China Says Detained Former Canadian Diplomat Doesn’t Have Diplomatic Immunity

Responding to comments from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who over the weekend accused China of violating the diplomatic immunity of former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig (one of two Canadian nationals who were arrested in China on vague “national security” related crimes, seemingly in retaliation for Canada’s arrest of Meng Wanzhou), China affirmed on Monday […]

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The Ukraine Conflict In 2019: Prospects For De-escalation Look Remote

Authored by Max Beznosiuk via, It has been almost five years since the signing of the Minsk Agreements, which represent the only existing conduit for the gradual de-escalation of this conflict. However, increasing ceasefire violations and obstruction of monitoring suggest that de-escalation remains unlikely. Currently, there is no progress towards the implementation of the Minsk Agreements, […]

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