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  • U.S. to end protected status for Haitians in July 2019

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States in July 2019 will end a special status given to about 59,000 Haitian immigrants that protects them from deportation after a devastating 2010 earthquake, senior Trump administration officials said on Monday.

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  • The Wireless Power Grid: More Than A 100 Years In The Making

    Authored by Julieanne Geiger via OilPrice.com, If you can imagine a massive, horrifying beast with some 6 million miles of tentacles that costs up to $33 billion to feed and $5 trillion to replace, then you can imagine the U.S. electricity grid. But it’s a beast that can possibly be vanquished, finally. How? Magnetic induction and resonant coupling. Imagine a future where you can charge your electric vehicles while in motion using a charging mechanism built into the road on which it drives....

    @zerohedge
  • China must denuclearize North Korea

    If China doesn't decide to intervene and essentially "denuclearize" North Korea — and soon — the Pacific region will "nuclearize" itself, in reaction to China's inaction and the growing North Korean nuclear threat. In short, the People's Republic of China doesn't really have a choice in the matter; it must ...

    www.washingtontimes.com
  • Washington battles ISIS; Iran broadens its reach

    Iran is on the march in the Middle East. Over the past year, a steady drumbeat of news reports from the Persian Gulf, intelligence assessments regarding Syria's civil war, and firsthand accounts out of Iraq, Lebanon and beyond has pointed to an inescapable conclusion: Iran is erecting a new empire ...

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  • The FCC has plans to dismantle the rule protecting a neutral internet

    The net neutrality rules prevent internet service providers from meddling with the speed and accessibility of digital content.

    CNBC
  • EDITORIAL: Congress must be careful not to cut themselves in tax cut bill

    President Trump has something extra to be grateful for this Thanksgiving: a the long-awaited tax cut bill, passed by the House and en route to the Senate. As he marks the season with the traditional pardoning of the White House turkey, Republicans in line for similar clemency will get it ...

    www.washingtontimes.com
  • Trump administration to end ‘temporary protected status’ for Haitians

    The Department of Homeland Security announced Monday that it plans to end 'temporary protected status' for Haitians who were allowed entry to the U.S. following the 2010 earthquake.

    NBC News
  • U.S. to end protected status for Haitians in July 2019

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States in July 2019 will end a special status given to about 59,000 Haitian immigrants that protects them from deportation after a devastating 2010 earthquake, senior Trump administration officials said on Monday.

    www.reuters.com
  • The Wireless Power Grid: More Than A 100 Years In The Making

    Authored by Julieanne Geiger via OilPrice.com, If you can imagine a massive, horrifying beast with some 6 million miles of tentacles that costs up to $33 billion to feed and $5 trillion to replace, then you can imagine the U.S. electricity grid. But it’s a beast that can possibly be vanquished, finally. How? Magnetic induction and resonant coupling. Imagine a future where you can charge your electric vehicles while in motion using a charging mechanism built into the road on which it drives....

    @zerohedge
  • China must denuclearize North Korea

    If China doesn't decide to intervene and essentially "denuclearize" North Korea — and soon — the Pacific region will "nuclearize" itself, in reaction to China's inaction and the growing North Korean nuclear threat. In short, the People's Republic of China doesn't really have a choice in the matter; it must ...

    www.washingtontimes.com
  • Washington battles ISIS; Iran broadens its reach

    Iran is on the march in the Middle East. Over the past year, a steady drumbeat of news reports from the Persian Gulf, intelligence assessments regarding Syria's civil war, and firsthand accounts out of Iraq, Lebanon and beyond has pointed to an inescapable conclusion: Iran is erecting a new empire ...

    www.washingtontimes.com
  • The FCC has plans to dismantle the rule protecting a neutral internet

    The net neutrality rules prevent internet service providers from meddling with the speed and accessibility of digital content.

    CNBC
  • EDITORIAL: Congress must be careful not to cut themselves in tax cut bill

    President Trump has something extra to be grateful for this Thanksgiving: a the long-awaited tax cut bill, passed by the House and en route to the Senate. As he marks the season with the traditional pardoning of the White House turkey, Republicans in line for similar clemency will get it ...

    www.washingtontimes.com
  • EDITORIAL: Donald Trump restores North Korea to Dishonor Roll

    You can't blame North Korea for playing American presidents for willing suckers. A succession of them applied for the job. President Trump didn't, and Monday restored North Korea to a deserved place of prominence on the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. "We will be instituting a very critical ...

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  • Wild Footage Of Mugabe's Son Drenched In Diamonds, Right Before Zimbabwe Coup

    Days before the military coup d’état in Zimbabwe, one of Mugabe’s sons uploaded a snapchat displaying his £45,000 diamond watch with £200 champagne, according to Daily Mail. The story went viral fueling anger of Zimbabweans as the country suffers from an economic collapse with a 95% unemployment rate. The video shows Chatunga Bellarmine Mugabe in a South African nightclub pouring bottles of expensive champagne onto his diamond watch. Both of Mugabe’s parasitical elite sons are living the...

    @zerohedge
  • Jeff Sessions gives in and sends federal funds to sanctuary cities

    For the first time since September, when a federal judge curtailed the Department of Justice’s power to withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities, Attorney General Jeff Sessions awarded grants on Monday to 36 jurisdictions the agency says are noncompliant with federal immigration authorities. The grants are part of a nearly $1 billion initiative through the Department’s Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) […]

    Mother Jones
  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Harpoon' by Nitsana Darshan-Leitner and Samuel M. Katz

    HARPOON: INSIDE THE COVERT WAR AGAINST TERRORISM'S MONEY MASTERS By Nitsana Darshan-Leitner and Samuel M. Katz Hachette Books, $27, 304 pages Terrorist groups like ISIS raise hundreds of millions of dollars to finance their activities and attacks through illicit means. The Islamic Republic of Iran bankrolls its Palestinian Hamas and ...

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  • Sound in Atlantic not from missing Argentine submarine: navy spokesman

    MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - A sound detected on Monday in the South Atlantic, near where an Argentine navy submarine with 44 crew went missing five days ago, is not believed to have come from the ill-fated vessel, a navy spokesman said.

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