Here’s what Trump should tell Putin at their summit Monday

July 20, 2018

Video Election meddling in focus as Trump readies for Putin summit Insight from Michael Waltz, former Green Beret commander and former senior counterterrorism consultant to Vice President Cheney. President Trump can have a successful peak Monday with President vladimir putin in Finland and outwit his commentators if he takes a tough-love approaching to his seeming bromance with the Russian president. Putin’s hold on power is weaker than it seems. He…


Inside X, the Moonshot Factory Racing to Build the Next Google

July 12, 2018

At 6:40 in the morning, a klaxon horn sounds three times. “Gas! ” a mortal in a hard hat and fluorescent vest screams out. There’s a hissing noise, and the helium starts flowing. From the containers stacked like cordwood on a nearby truck, the gas moves through a series of hoses until it’s 55 feet up, then through a copper pipe and into the top of a plastic tube that…


Bill Maher calls out Trump, says a recession could end his presidency

June 26, 2018

Video Bill Maher Hoping for Economic Recession to Get Rid of Trump Bill Maher doubled down tonight on his hope that an economic recession might move the country against President Donald Trump. During the New Rules segment of HBO’s “Real Time With Bill Maher” tonight, the host directly addressed “anyone who started apeshit the last two weeks” since he firstly mentioned the recession-as-weapon in the battle against Trump. “A recession…


Rule of law ‘virtually absent’ in Venezuela, UN report says

June 23, 2018

Government forces-out carry out assassinates with impunity, with credible, scandalizing the reporting of extrajudicial killings of young men Government security forces in increasingly authoritarian tactics as Venezuela’s economy has spiralled deeper into recession and hyperinflation, fuelling discontent and stimulating hundreds of thousands to emigrate in the past year. About 125 people died in Read more: https :// world/ 2018/ jun/ 22/ venezuela-rule-of-law-virtually-absent-un-report


Tourists and tech bring resilient Iceland back from the brink

June 17, 2018

When the country lets its banks go bust 10 years ago, there appear to be no timetable for recuperation. Things have changed Ten times since the found guilty in a special trial staged after the gate-crash– ostensibly for failing to hold emergency locker fulfills in the run-up to it- and the country supplanted him with Johanna Sigurdardottir. Driving through Reykjavik past the governmental forces home( originally created as a prison…


Argentina agrees to $50bn loan from IMF amid national protests

June 9, 2018

Outcry as country requests assistance from international lender after peso plummets The International Monetary Fund has stepped in to shore up the Argentinian economy with a $50 bn( PS37bn) loan agreement. Argentina requested assistance from the international lender of last resort on 8 May after the peso weakened aggressively in an investor exodus from emerging markets. As part of the bargain, which is subject to IMF board approval, the government…


Desperate for jobs, Venezuelan immigrants turn to ride-hailing services across Latin America

May 29, 2018

Matthew Carpenter-Arevalo One month ago, Yonathan Segovia, a Cabify driver originally from Venezuela, was allegedly assaulted by a mob of taxi motorists on the street of Quito in Ecuador. the video that documents the aftermathfuera Cabify regresa a tu pais venezolanos Though incidents of violence against motorists of ride-sharing apps are rare in Ecuador, government officials taxi syndicate’s rhetoric has intensified as yellow taxi has been increasingly frustrated by what…


Cyprus to step up security checks in cash-for-citizenship scheme

May 26, 2018

After criticism of the scheme applicants will be subjected to most rigorous vetting process Cyprus has sought to curb criticism of its golden visa strategy, saying it will tighten vetting procedures for investors determined to acquire European citizenship. With disapproval of the controversial cash-for-citizenship programme on the rise, the island announced that security checks would be accelerate the process. Under the renamed” Cypriot investment strategy” the number of members of…


Not welcome in Colombia, indigenous migrants stuck at border after fleeing Venezuela

April 28, 2018

Members of the Yukpa group have crossed their own borders to escape the crisis at home, but unlike other migrants “theyve been” deported twice and clashed with margin officials Late last year, 12 -year-old Betania heard talk among her neighbours that there was a city not far away where they could find food. ” My mother mentioned:’ Betania, go away from here, because we are suffering starvation. Appear how your…


France hosts conference to help hobbled Lebanon economy

April 9, 2018

PARIS- France is holding an international conference devoted to debt-ridden Lebanon to bring in funds and lay groundwork to ensure money is well spent. France’s foreign minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, opened Friday’s conference, mentioning the private sector organizations “must play its role in this transformation.” Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri laid out his country’s grim situation, which the Syrian war has accentuated. Fears of economic collapse in Lebanon are mounting…


How to Kill Democracy in Four Easy Steps: Lessons on the Gestapo at 85

April 3, 2018

The calls could not hear anything from the street. The build, Prinz-Albrecht-Strasse 8, had previously been the Berlin School of Industrial Arts and Crafts and was too solidly insulated to expose to passers-by the consequences of its brand-new role as the seat of the Berlin Wall came down and the city, with the two countries, was federated Berlin recognized and formalized its remorse in aiming Nazi inhumanities by creating two…


All Toys R Us stores to close their doors

March 15, 2018

Media playback is unsupported on your machine Media captionToys R Us administrator explains why the company was too difficult to sell All Toys R Us stores in the UK will close in the next six weeks following the chain’s breakdown into administration. Attempts to find a buyer for the US retailer’s 100 storages in the UK have failed. Twenty five stores have either closed in recent days or are attributed…


5 Totally WTF Times Real-World Problems Invaded Video Games

March 5, 2018

In a world once fitted with fun and promise, people now struggle with collapsing infrastructure and ethnic tension. There are mass demonstrations in the streets, widespread upheaval, and moral collapse. We are, of course, talking about video games. Games can be great, but virtual worlds can also be ruined by shitty circumstances and shittier people — just like the real one. For instance … Square Enix “Welcome to one of…


Debt for dolphins: Seychelles creates huge marine parks in world-first finance scheme

March 2, 2018

An innovative exchange of sovereign debt for marine preservation, backed by the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, could pave the way to saving large-scale swaths of the worlds oceans The tropical island commonwealth of Seychelles is to create two big brand-new marine parks in return for a great amount of its national debt being written off, in the first scheme of its kind in the world. The novel fiscal engineering, effectively…


UK no longer shackled to a corpse

February 15, 2018

After the false daybreak of 2010, there followed years of economic cataclysm as the financial crisis morphed into a money crisis and the economic breakdown of Europe’s smaller, indebted economies, led by Greece and infecting Portugal and Ireland, as well as Spain. European Union growth rate at 10 -year high-pitched Hammond joins Brexit roadshow Bank intimates at earlier and larger rate rises A currency and quasi-political uniting ill-suited to the…


A Bid to Solve Californias Housing Crisis Could Redraw How Cities Grow

February 11, 2018

Scott Wiener, the California state senator representing San Francisco, has a pretty good notion for how to save “the worlds”. In reality, sitting in a coffee shop in his city’s Financial District, Wiener seems downright perplexed that anyone would be against it. Here’s the idea: Build more housing. So, with his fellow senator Nancy Skinner, he authored a statute, SB 827, that overwrites some metropolitan zoning–putting public policies that had…


Leave Right Now or Arm Yourself to the Teeth: Life in Caracas

February 7, 2018

As a child growing up in Venezuela, I enjoyed listening to the radio. I detected the voices, and the narrations they rotate, hypnotizing. Now, it’s torture. Especially the ads. At occasions, it seems as if they’re all instructing me to flee the country. Immediately. In one of them, the status of women offers to find a home for me to buy in Florida. In another, I’m told that, for a…