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Autopsy finds broken bones in Jeffrey Epstein’s neck, deepening questions around his death

www.washingtonpost.com - By Carol D. Leonnig and Carol D. Leonnig National investigative reporter focused on the White House and government accountability Email Bio Follow Aaron C. Davis Aaron C. Davis Investigative reporter…


Dow plunges 800 points and Asian stocks fall as recession fears grow

www.theguardian.com - Signs of a global economic slowdown roiled the markets on Wednesday as shares dived and investors fled to bonds with such intensity that short-term yields rose above longer-term ones for the first ti…


Stocks losses deepen as a key recession warning surfaces

www.washingtonpost.com - By Damian Paletta , Damian Paletta Reporter covering economic policy Email Bio Follow Thomas Heath and Thomas Heath Local business reporter and columnist, writing about entrepreneurs and companies in…


Opinion | America Made Lady Liberty a Hypocrite

www.nytimes.com - There were people right here in America, black ones, yearning to be free, and the federal government did very little to help facilitate that freedom. This week, when talking about the Trump administr…


Who wanted Jeffrey Epstein dead?

www.wsws.org - Let’s begin by stating the obvious: Jeffrey Epstein’s violent death in a Manhattan jail cell prevents a trial or a plea deal that threatened to expose business associates and political enablers who m…


What We Know About Jeffrey Epstein’s Autopsy

nymag.com - Barbara Sampson, the chief medical examiner of New York City, announced Sunday evening that she had completed an autopsy of Jeffrey Epstein. She declined, however, to announce any conclusions, saying…


Trump Mocks Suit Over ‘Emoluments’ Because It’s A Little-Known Word

abovethelaw.com - I got sued on a thing called emoluments. Emoluments. You ever hear of the word? Nobody ever heard of it before. And what it is is presidential harassment, because this thing is costing me a fortune b…


Here Are Five Lies About Iran That We Need to Refute to Stop Another Illegal War

theintercept.com - The Trump administration’s lies on the topic of Iran are now beyond parody. There is, however, nothing funny about them. U.S. government lies can have deadly consequences: Never forget that hundreds …


Op-Ed: Historically High Pentagon Spending Creates a Hollow Force

maritime-executive.com - In a recent Washington Post column, Robert J. Samuelson argues that the military-industrial complex isn’t bankrupting American taxpayers or taking funding from social programs. True, the Pentagon no …


How a McConnell-backed effort to lift Russian sanctions boosted a Kentucky project

www.washingtonpost.com - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) heads toward his Capitol Hill office in January. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post) By Tom Hamburger and Tom Hamburger Investigative reporter focused …


The Russians and Ukrainians Translating the Christchurch Shooter’s Manifesto - bellingcat

www.bellingcat.com - On August 10, 2019, a 21-year-old man reportedly murdered his 17-year-old stepsister before attempted to attack a mosque just outside of Oslo, Norway; he managed to injure only one person in the atta…


US Town Rejects Solar Farm Amid Worries It Would "Suck Up All The Energy From The Sun"

www.sciencealert.com - The town of Woodland, North Carolina is in the spotlight this week after rejecting a proposal to rezone a section of land just outside its borders for the use of a solar farm. Three solar farms have …


Exposed: State Department Official Posted in Nazi Charlottesville Chats

unicornriot.ninja - Washington, DC – Today, an investigation by reporter Michael Hayden for the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)’s Hatewatch revealed that US State Department official Matthew Q. Gebert has been active…


Cutting out meat and dairy is the best thing you can do for the planet

www.treehugger.com - Huge new study reveals that going vegan offers far greater benefits than quitting flying or driving an electric car. Meat and dairy, delicious though they may be, are terrible for the planet. We've k…


Australian coal use an 'existential threat' to islands: Fiji PM | Fiji News

www.aljazeera.com - Fiji has challenged Australia to do more on climate change in the run-up to a regional summit of Pacific nations this week, warning Canberra's reliance on coal posed an "existential threat" to low-ly…


How Google, Microsoft, and Big Tech Are Automating the Climate Crisis

gizmodo.com - In a deal that made few ripples outside the energy industry, two very large but relatively obscure companies, Rockwell Automation and Schlumberger Limited, announced a joint venture called Sensia. Th…


Wine has barely changed since Roman times, and that's a problem

www.treehugger.com - Lack of diversity makes grapes vulnerable to climate change. The ancient Romans were great lovers of wine. They developed viticulture throughout what's now Italy and ensured that everyone, from slave…


Narendra Modi defends India’s decision to end Kashmir’s special status

www.theguardian.com - The Indian prime minister has defended his government’s controversial measure to strip the Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provisions, as about 4 million Kashmiris stayed i…


The wheels come off shale oil

resourceinsights.blogspot.com - A flurry of coverage about the gloom and outright calamity in the shale oil business appeared last week. Low prices continue to dog the industry. But so does lack of investor interest in financing lo…


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