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Global banking regulators call for toughest rules for cryptocurrencies

Global regulators have said cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin should come with the toughest bank capital rules to avoid putting the wider financial system at risk should their value collapse suddenly. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, which consists of regulators from the world’s leading financial centres, is proposing a “new conservative prudential treatment” for crypto-assets that would […]

CDC extends eviction ban through June 30 as regulators vow crackdown

The CDC initially released an order in September barring eviction for nonpayment of rent through the end of 2020, citing a 1944 public health law. Congress extended it in December, and the Biden administration renewed it again through March 31. Congress has also enacted more than $45 billion in rental assistance to help distressed tenants […]

20+ Countries Suspend Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine, But Regulators Insist ‘Benefits Outweigh Risks’

WHO and the EMA are investigating reports of blood clot-related injuries and deaths after the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine, but both say there’s no reason to stop using the vaccines. by Megan Redshaw More than 20 countries have either suspended or said they will delay Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccinations based on reports of deaths or injuries — in most cases related to […]

UK, 4 Other Regulators To Fast-Track COVID-19 Vaccines Modified For Mutations

Coronavirus vaccines tweaked to deal with variants will be fast-tracked without compromising on safety or effectiveness, the UK’s regulator has said. The approach will be similar to the regulatory process for the modified flu vaccine, to deal with new strains each year, with a brand new approval not required. Scientists have previously said a COVID-19 […]

Regulators concerned about an Israeli IPO bubble amid inflated values

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US readies COVID-19 inoculation rollout as regulators OK first vaccine

US health authorities, shipping services and hospitals stood ready on Friday to immediately launch a mass-inoculation campaign of unparalleled dimension, as federal regulators granted emergency approval to the first COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. Last-minute preparations for the vaccine rollout came as the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic approached 300,000 to date, […]

Pot, kettle, black: Facebook takes EU regulators to court for invading its privacy

Sounds Healing

The European Commission is currently investigating whether Facebook’s online Marketplace has an unfair advantage over its rivals, and how the company collects and monetizes user data. Facebook has turned over nearly two million pages of documents to the investigators in recent months, but the company now says the regulators have gone too far. “The exceptionally […]

Facebook Truth Police: Who’s Regulating the Regulators?

Security is tight at this brick building on the western edge of Berlin. Inside, a sign warns: “Everybody without a badge is a potential spy!” Spread over five floors, hundreds of men and women sit in rows of six scanning their computer screens. All have signed nondisclosure agreements. Four trauma specialists are at […]

US regulators fine Deutsche Bank $70mn for trying ‘to rig benchmark rate’

US regulators have fined Deutsche Bank, Germany’s largest lender, $70 million for attempted manipulation of a global benchmark for interest-rate derivatives and other financial instruments, AFP reports. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said late on Thursday that the German bank’s subsidiary, Deutsche Bank Securities, “made false reports and through the acts of […]

Swamp Lives On: Crooked Banks and Captured Regulators

By Clint Siegner If officials at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are bothered by allegations of incompetence and capture by Wall Street’s bankers, it is hard to tell. The Commission recently hired Brett Redfearn to serve as Director of the Division of Trading and Markets. Redfearn left a 13-year stint at JP […]

Pa. regulators reverse course; Medical marijuana won’t stop patient gun purchases

Pennsylvania will no longer provide the names of medical marijuana patients to law enforcement agencies. The state Department of Health made the announcement late Friday afternoon in the wake of an Inquirer and Daily News story that called attention to the fact that marijuana patients would not be able to buy firearms. […]

Nebraska Regulators Approve Keystone Pipeline Route Days After South Dakota Leak, Shutdown

TransCanada received its final required pipeline route approval, winning Nebraska’s permission to build its long-delayed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline across the state… just days after a 5,000 barrel spill in South Dakota shut the pipeline. The decision will almost certainly be challenged in court.     Just […]

New study: Vaccine Manufacturers & FDA Regulators Caught Hiding Risks of HPV Vaccines

Next Story New Documentary: Watch: The Truth about vaccines – bit.ly/2uKN1FO A new study published in Clinical Rheumatology exposes how vaccine manufacturers used phony placebos in clinical trials to conceal a wide range of devastating risks associated with HPV vaccines. Instead of using genuine inert placebos and comparing health impacts over a number of years, as is required for […]

The biotech industry has infiltrated and now controls nearly all GMO regulators

(Natural News) The debate surrounding genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has been raging for years now, with strongly held viewpoints expressed on both sides. Nonetheless, slowly but surely, the tide seems to be turning in favor of those who are against the use of technology to biologically alter their foods. Of course, this swing in public […]

20 dead, dozens injured as trains collide head-on near Bari, Italy (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

“There are many dead,” said the head of the Andria police department Riccardo Zingaro. “There was a head-on collision on a single-track and some of the carriages are completely crumpled. The rescuers are pulling people from the wreckage,” he added, as cited by La Repubblica. The incident took place near the city of Bari on […]

Natural gas, oil prices to rise by 2017 – US energy info administration

Prices for natural gas will rise by the end of the year due to increasing industrial demand among other factors, US Energy Information Administration (EIA) administrator Adam Sieminski told Sputnik. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Global oil prices plunged from $115 to less than $30 per barrel between June 2014 and January 2016, hitting their lowest levels since 2003 amid an ongoing […]

Iran strategic country in promoting culture of peace: Italian envoy

Tehran, May 11, IRNA – Italian culture minister’s envoy to the 29th Tehran International Book Fair said on Wednesday that Iran is a strategic country in the field of promoting culture of peace in the Middle East and the entire world. Yeziana Chereti, also representing Italian publishers in the ongoing event, told IRNA Wednesday that […]

Iran strategic country in promoting culture of peace: Italian envoy

Tehran, May 11, IRNA – Italian culture minister’s envoy to the 29th Tehran International Book Fair said on Wednesday that Iran is a strategic country in the field of promoting culture of peace in the Middle East and the entire world. Yeziana Chereti, also representing Italian publishers in the ongoing event, told IRNA Wednesday that […]

Iran strategic country in promoting culture of peace: Italian envoy

Tehran, May 11, IRNA – Italian culture minister’s envoy to the 29th Tehran International Book Fair said on Wednesday that Iran is a strategic country in the field of promoting culture of peace in the Middle East and the entire world. Yeziana Chereti, also representing Italian publishers in the ongoing event, told IRNA Wednesday that […]

After Fighting for Freedom, 75-yo Vet Sentenced to Die In Prison for Treating His Illness With Pot

As public frustration helps sound the death knell for the drug war, its arbitrary laws and policies appear even more absurd. In the latest inexcusable enforcement of an antiquated law, 76-year-old disabled veteran Lee Carroll Brooker will live out what should be his golden years behind bars — for simple possession of cannabis. […]

BREAKING: Brazil Congress Votes In Favor Of Impeachment Of President Rousseff [Photos]

The lower chamber of the Brazilian parliament has voted to impeach the country’s first female president, Dilma Rousseff. President Rousseff has been under pressure to resign after it emerged that she deliberately manipulated government accounts to give the country good economic standing when the economy is actually facing crisis. It is believed the manipulation […]

Russia vows ‘totally asymmetrical’ response to major US troop build-up in Europe

“We are not passive observers, we consistently take all the military measures we consider necessary in order to counterbalance this reinforced presence that is not justified by anything,” Moscow’s permanent representative at the alliance Aleksandr Grushko said in an interview with TV channel Rossiya-24 on Wednesday. “Certainly, we’ll respond totally asymmetrically.” Grushko has not elaborated […]

Bloody Entanglements: Saudi Arabia, Britain and Yemen

“How our ally is using British arms runs counter to our self-proclaimed role in the world, and our aid efforts.” – Major General Tim Cross, Dec 14, 2015. The Saudi Arabian effort in Yemen has been essentially written off by its Western allies as one of those things.  In terms of strategy, there are bigger […]

URGENT ALERT — ‘Disaster is Imminent’… Constitutional Attorney: "States Have The Legal Authority To Defend Border Under Constitution"

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Did the MPLS Police Fabricate Molotov Cocktails to Demonize Jamar Clark Protesters?

An hour ago the MPLS police tweeted photos of molotov cocktails made using clothes, liquor bottles, what appears to be a taco sauce container and lighter fluid near the 4th precinct. Whether these were actually made by protesters has yet to be determined. Police recovered these items near the 4th Precinct tonight. Bottles are filled […]

Bill Gates: Only Socialism Can Save Climate, ‘Private Sector is Inept’

Print Friendly Above Photo: From PopularResistance.org. Bill Gates explains why the climate crisis will not be solved by the free market. In a recent interview with The Atlantic, billionaire tech magnate Bill Gates announced his game plan to spend $2 billion of his own wealth on green energy investments, and called on his fellow private sector […]

What to Expect When the Supreme Court Returns to Work Next Week

Next week marks the Supreme Court’s first conference after the Court adjourned last June. The next week marks the formal beginning of its 2014-2015 term. Much of the drama that will unfold in this coming term, however, is likely to come from cases the justices have yet to agree to hear. Marriage equality, abortion and birth […]

Google’s Motorola Deal Will Spur Antitrust Regulators to Action

  Arik HasseldahlAll Things D August 15, 2011 To say that Google is going to face some opposition to its proposed $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility is what you might call a bit of an understatement. First of all, the deal will give a lot of fresh meat to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, […]

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