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GDP will grow this quarter, but the recession has only just begun

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GDP Shrinks By Record Amount In Second Quarter

The U.S. economy shrunk at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 32.9 percent during the second quarter of 2020 as the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic spurred an economic collapse of record-breaking speed and size, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. Between April and June, U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) shrunk at a pace that would […]

McDonald’s to Add Self-Order Kiosks to 1,000 Stores Each Quarter

McDonald’s to Add Self-Order Kiosks to 1,000 Stores Each Quarter June 4th, 2018 Via: CNBC: As McDonald’s seeks to modernize its business, the company is placing a big bet on mobile and other tech platforms. McDonald’s has been systematically adding self-service ordering kiosks and […]

A quarter of Ukrainian troops under criminal investigation since April 2014 – more than 27,000 criminals cases opened

     5,179 crimes committed by Ukrainian soldiers in 2018 alone. The military prosecutor’s offices of Ukraine have opened more than 27,000 criminal cases against 43,000 Ukrainian servicemen since April 2014, which is about 25 percent of all soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the chief military prosecutor, Anatolii Matios, said Tuesday, as reported by […]

One quarter of New Orleans’ catch-basins were clogged to uselessness with 93,000 lbs of plastic Mardi Gras beads

London has fatbergs: glistening, multiton agglomerations of fat, sanitary napkins, “flushable” wipes, human waste, dirty diapers, used condoms, and delicious strawberry jame; New Orleans has 93,000 pounds of plastic Mardi Gras beads. The city’s emergency crews have spent $7m since September, vacuuming the beads out of 15,000 of the city’s 64,000 catch-basins, […]

Study: Marijuana use as a cancer treatment is growing, with up to one quarter of patients using it, and more wanting to

(Natural News) Over half of all U.S. states have now passed legislation allowing for the medicinal use of marijuana. The New York Times recently reported that over 200 million Americans live in states where the medicinal use of marijuana is now legal. This has opened up many new areas of treatment, and patients suffering the […]

Quarter Of A Million People Say ‘No’ To First-Ever GE Forest Tree Proposed For US

Above Photo: By Brent Lewis/The Denver Post Overwhelming Opposition to USDA Proposal to Legalize Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees A Quarter of a Million People Say NO to First-Ever GE Forest Tree Washington, DC — Well over a quarter of a million people and 500 organizations submitted comments yesterday rejecting the commercialization of ArborGen Inc.’s genetically engineered (GE) […]

Dispatch from ‘the most ****ed up place on Earth,’ Hebron’s H2 quarter

Issa Amro’s voice rises steadily with anger as he speaks in the backyard of his small home in the H2 region of Hebron, where 400-850 messianic Jewish settlers live, protected by up to 2,000 soldiers, smack in the middle of a Palestinian neighborhood of 36,000. He goes on to describe the Israeli soldiers occasionally opening the […]

Superbug apocalypse rapidly approaching as nearly one-quarter of infections now UNTREATABLE with first line antibiotics

(Natural News) Nearly one-quarter of adults prescribed antibiotics as a first line treatment for community-acquired pneumonia were non-responsive to the medications, a new study revealed. Current guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia, published by the American Thoracic Society and the Infectious Disease Society of America in 2007, offer insight on the disease. However, researchers noted that large-scale, real-world data were needed […]

The Nile does not pass through the Saudi empty quarter

Editor Note: The below article written by Naram Sarjone was posted in several Arab sites. Naram, though still suspecisous on Sisi’s real stand, he hailed the Sisi’s Riyadh speech. I am reposting his speech with English  subtiles for English speaking readers, Let us wait and see, Thus said Naram Sirjone.  Thats exactly what I said […]

A Quarter Of American Adults Can’t Pay All Their Monthly Bills; 44% Have Less Than $400 In Cash

There was some good news and some not so good news in the Fed’s latest annual Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households. First the good news. The report, based on the Board’s fourth annual Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking conducted in October 2016, presents a “picture of improving financial […]

A Quarter Of American Adults Can’t Pay All Their Monthly Bills; 44% Have Less Than $400 In Cash

A Quarter Of American Adults Can’t Pay All Their Monthly Bills; 44% Have Less Than $400 In Cash May 20th, 2017 Via: ZeroHedge: Nearly eight years into an economic recovery, nearly half of Americans didn’t have enough cash available to cover a $400 emergency. […]

A Quarter Of American Adults Can’t Pay All Their Monthly Bills; 44% Have Less Than $400 In Cash

There was some good news and some not so good news in the Fed’s latest annual Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households. First the good news. The report, based on the Board’s fourth annual Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking conducted in October 2016, presents a “picture of improving financial […]

India cuts oil import plans from Iran by a quarter over gas field row

Reuters– India plans to order about a quarter less Iranian crude oil than it bought last year, people familiar with the matter said, as state refiners cut term purchase deals over a row between New Delhi and Tehran on development of a natural gas field. The drop in volumes follows India’s threat to order state […]

Hostage situation as ISIS gunmen attack restaurant in Bangladeshi capital’s embassy district

Italians are said to be held among the hostages, a source within Italian Foreign Ministry told Italian public broadcaster TV RAI. The report was later confirmed by Italy’s foreign minister, Paolo Gentiloni, on Twitter, who said the Italian authorities have notified the families and are in contact with Bangladeshi authorities. “I am closely following the […]

Live rounds fired at kids summer camp in Kazakhstan’s west

“Gunfire was opened on security guards of kid’s summer camp [in Aktobe]. Shotgun fire was delivered from a white car,” president’s press-service cited the head of the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan, Vladimir Zhumakanov. The incident took place Wednesday morning at around 8 am (02:00 GMT). The Kazakh Interior Ministry has not confirmed whether security […]

In Syria, Militias Armed by the Pentagon Fight Those Armed by the CIA

In Syria, Militias Armed by the Pentagon Fight Those Armed by the CIA March 29th, 2016 Via: Los Angeles Times: Syrian militias armed by different parts of the U.S. war machine have begun to fight each other on the plains between the besieged city […]

Traffic lights could be replaced with ‘slot-based system’ for self-driving cars

The plan, called ‘Light Traffic,’ was developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Swiss Institute of Technology (ETHZ), and the Italian National Research Council (CNR). The concept, which would rely on all cars being self-driving, is similar to the slot-based management system currently used in air traffic control. When approaching an […]

Moderate Democrats helped Wall Street avoid regulation in the ’90s. They’re doing it again.

Republicans on the campaign trail aren’t exactly shy about their desire to roll back President Obama’s bank regulations. Donald Trump has called Dodd-Frank a “terrible” “disaster,” Ted Cruz has introduced legislation to abolish the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and Marco Rubio has claimed, incorrectly, that more than 40 percent of small and […]

FBI Chief “embarrassed” because Online News Track Police Violence Better Than the FBI

“It is unacceptable that The Washington Post and the Guardian newspaper from the U.K. are becoming the lead source of information about violent encounters between police and civilians. That is not good for anybody,” said FBI Director James B. Comey. The FBI has been collecting data on Americans killed […]

Donald Trump Ted Cruz Goldman Sachs and the Zionist Oligarchs

By David Duke Former Republican Member of the House of Representatives-LA Dr. David Duke discusses Donald Trump, The Zionist control over the candidates of both parties for President of the United States and the possibility that Donald Trump could be the first President in our lifetimes who puts America First! Source: […]

Pharmaceutical drugs in the environment affect plant growth

(NaturalNews) Traces of pharmaceutical drugs released into the environment can cause changes to plant growth, according to a study led by researchers from by the University of Exeter and Plymouth University, and published recently in the Journal of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. “The huge amounts of pharmaceuticals we use ultimately end up in […]

Photos: Iranian protesters condemn massacre of Muslims in Nigeria

‘Coalition of the Coalitions’ needed in ISIS fight: Mousavian Tehran, Dec 15, IRNA – Former spokesman for Iran’s nuclear negotiators Hossein Mousavian has said it is vital for the US/West to… Source Article from http://theiranproject.com/blog/2015/12/16/192629/ Hits: 0

Activists To Defy Protest Ban With Giant Civil Disobedience

Print Friendly  Above Photo: Activists sing and dance during a concert in a BNP Paribas bank they occupied in Paris on 9 Dec during the climate summit. Photograph: Christophe Ena/AP At End Of Paris Climate Talks Thousands expected for major action in Paris marking climate ‘red lines’ crossed by governments and big polluters As negotiators try […]

Selected Articles: Towards the Globalization of War? “New Militarism” and Escalating Violence in the Middle East

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Quarter of FTSE 100 companies hide their profits in tax havens

  Felicity Lawrence Guardian October 11, 2011 The extent to which FTSE 100 companies use tax havens for their operations is revealed in a database of their subsidiaries compiled for the first time by the development charity ActionAid. The 100 largest groups registered on the London Stock Exchange have more than 34,000 subsidiaries and joint ventures between […]

3rd Quarter: Ron Paul hauls $8 million, while Rick Pery pulls $17 million

  ALEXANDER BURNSPolitico October 5, 2011 A Ron Paul campaign official tells POLITICO’s Dan Hirschhorn that Paul will announce he raised $8 million in the third quarter. […] He’ll also note that the campaign has over 100,000 donors — five times as many as Rick Perry. Read article Perry raises $17 million ALEXANDER BURNSPolitico October […]

Ron Paul raised over $5 million in third quarter

Reuters Oct 1, 2011 Ron Paul’s presidential campaign will post well over $5 million in fundraising for the third quarter, a campaign spokesman said on Friday, enough for the Republican candidate to comfortably fund his presidential race in the coming months. “We will well exceed $5 million,” campaign spokesman Jesse Benton said. That haul would […]

World stocks post worst quarter in 3 years

Rodrigo Campos Reuters Oct 1, 2011 Global stocks closed their worst quarter in nearly three years on Friday on nagging concerns about the world economy and the lack of a credible solution to Europe’s debt crisis. The euro and most commodity prices also fell as investors’ search for safety drove up U.S. government bonds and […]

Global Sea Level Quarter of an Inch Lower Than Last Summer

Juliet EilperinWashington Post August 30, 2011 The global sea level this summer is a quarter of an inch lower than last summer, according to NASA scientists, in sharp contrast to the gradual rise the ocean has experienced in recent years. The change stems from two strong weather cycles over the Pacific Ocean — El Niño […]

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