Posts Tagged ‘returns’

“Fake President” Juan Guaido Ends His International Tour, Returns to A Divided Venezuelan Opposition

We have to admit that the US public relations apparatus played a good stint at leaving Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s visit with president Trump last in what seemed an afterthought. When many thought that Trump had snubbed him in Davos and Miami, Washington gave him its full attention, normally reserved for real presidents, following […]

James Woods Returns To Twitter After 10 Months; Immediately Begins Making Liberals Cry

Conservative actor and legendary Twitter wit James Woods returned to the platform on Thursday after taking a 10-month sabbatical and wasted no time getting back to what he does best: melting leftist brains and making liberals cry. In his first tweet, Woods took aim at socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) writing, “I’ve tried so hard […]

British ambassador returns to Iran after brief arrest last month

Reuters – Britain’s ambassador to Tehran has returned to Iran, he announced in an online posting on Thursday, after his departure last month following a brief arrest by Iranian security forces fueled speculation that he may not be coming back. “I recently returned from London to Tehran. This was an important trip that was planned […]

KFC returns to Israel with Nazareth branch

Kentucky Fried Chicken on Monday tried to crack the Israeli market for a fourth time with the opening of a restaurant in Nazareth. KFC opened and closed in Israel in the 1980s and 90s, and then remained open between 2003 and 2012. In all three previous cases the brand was operated by local franchises rather […]

Mania Returns, Futures Soar After China Halts Selloff

It was scary for a few moments: after the PBOC expanded its massive liquidity bazooka on Tuesday with another gargantuan injection of 400 billion yuan net with reverse repos, marking the largest single-day addition since January 2019, Chinese stocks initially tumbled as much as 3%, but then the cavalry, or rather China’s “National Team” stepped […]

Montana lawmaker returns from Israel trip drawing comparisons between Palestinians and Native Americans, but reaches wrong conclusions

Last month, Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton traveled to Israel as part of a bipartisan delegation to the country. The National Association of Secretaries of State delegation trip was sponsored by an American Jewish Committees institute and was carried out in purported effort to further strengthen United States/Israel relations. The first @NASSorg @projinterchange Israel […]

14-Year-Old Boy Cries When Missing Dog Finally Returns Home

After his sweet pug died when he was very young, a boy named Carter never stopped dreaming of ever owning another dog. His mom April knew just how much Carter wanted a dog so she decided to make his wish come true. The new dog, which was a pug just like Carter’s first dog, got […]

Market Meltup Returns As China Spreads Some Post-Christmas "Trade Deal Optimism"

After a modest, brief, and largely inexplicable red close on Christmas Eve coming at a time when the Fed is injecting tens of billions of liquidity into the market every single day, things are back to normal on Thursday when global stocks have resumed their meltup as US index index futures reversed all of Tuesday’s […]

The captain returns: Gaza fisherman home after 18 months in an Israeli prison

This essay is by a writer with We Are Not Numbers in Gaza. A largely forgotten casualty of the Great Return March protests in the Gaza Strip quietly returned home in November after serving 18 months in an Israeli prison. Suhail al-Amoudi, 58, was a captain in the Freedom Boats 2, commanding one of three vessels in […]

Trump Torpedoes Global Markets As Trade War Returns

Last week, when Trump signed the Hong Kong bill, we asked if Trump was willing to reignite the trade war now that the S&P hit an all time high of 3,150. That question was especially apt this morning, when European shares slumped back into the red on Tuesday, reversing an earlier attempt to claw their […]

Pegasus returns? WhatsApp users on alert after Facebook warned of ANOTHER vulnerability exploited by hackers

Facebook, which owns WhatsApp messenger, warned several days ago about a system vulnerability that allows hackers to send “a specially crafted MP4 file” to its Android and iOS users. The bug appears to be similar to the one uncovered this spring, which was used by hackers to infect devices with malware, disguised as ordinary calls. […]

Israelis mull if violence this week ‘worth it’ as life slowly returns to normal

This week, an intense flareup saw hundreds of rockets fired from Gaza into Israel, sending residents of the center and south into bomb shelters after the targeted killing of top Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader Baha Abu al-Ata, an arch-terrorist who Israeli officials described as a “ticking bomb.” “People of the Pod,” produced in partnership between […]

Lebanese banks open to customers again as life returns to normalcy

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US Air Force space plane returns after secret two-year mission

A US Air Force space plane has returned to Earthafter a record-breaking secret mission. The X-37B landed at Nasa’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida early on Sunday. The Air Force is keeping quiet about what the plane did in orbit for the 780 days after it was launched on a SpaceX rocket […]

Dollar Liquidity Turmoil Returns With First Oversubscribed Term Repo In A Month

This was not supposed to happen. After the Fed rolled out the big artillery in response to the sharp, sudden mid-September funding squeeze (which we now know had virtually nothing to do with last month’s tax payments or other one-time events such as the Treasury’s cash rebuild), including the return of both overnight and term […]

The “Blob” Returns: Gigantic Heat Anomaly in Pacific Ocean to Wreak Havoc on Wildlife

Elias Marat, The Mind Unleashed Waking Times Huge stretches of the Pacific Ocean extending from Hawaii to just off the coast of California, and all the way north to the shores of Alaska, are being engulfed in a massive heatwave that scientists are referring to as a “blob.” If the name sounds familiar, that‘s because […]

Dollar Shortage Returns As Repo Usage Rises To Highest In A Week

One workday after the NY Fed took down only $38.55BN in collateral in its latest overnight repo operation, the funding market appears to again be getting tighter, and as the term repos are set to mature in the coming days, on Monday morning the NY Fed announced that it had accepted $47.05BN in collateral in […]

Iraq authorities lift curfew as normalcy returns to streets of Baghdad

Press TV – Iraqi authorities have lifted a days-long curfew in Baghdad as normalcy returns to the streets of the country’s capital. Reuters reported on Saturday that traffic ran as usual in Baghdad, with streets and main squares being otherwise quite. Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi had announced the curfew on Thursday. The country’s National Security […]

Hong Kong, the Treaty of Nanjing Returns, by Manlio Dinucci

The “Opium Wars” represent the paradigm of British colonialism: London did not seek to dominate the Chinese population politically, but exclusively to exploit it economically. To impose drug use, Her Most Gracious Majesty, Queen Victoria, waged two wars that caused several million deaths. Hundreds of young Chinese, in front of the British Consulate in Hong […]

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