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Venezuela legislature stormed by pro-Maduro officials: opposition

Lawmakers in Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress said late Monday their chamber was stormed by officials from a rival assembly loyal to President Nicolas Maduro with the backing of soldiers.

S.Korea’s Moon taps Air Force chief to head Joint Chiefs of Staff

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday named Air Force Gen. Jeong Kyeong-doo to lead the country’s Joint Chiefs of Staff amid tensions with North Korea, which continues to carry out provocations in defiance of international sanctions.

Japan says North Korea poses ‘new level of threat’

North Korea’s missile development poses a “new level of threat”, Japan’s defence ministry said Tuesday in an annual report that also reiterated concerns over China’s increasing military posture.

Chaffetz Blasts DOJ: No More Press Conferences On Leakers “Until You Have Some People In Handcuffs”

Since election day, the Trump administration has been hit with an unprecedented number of intelligence leaks as classified information seems to be flowing quite freely from Obama holdovers occupying various government agencies and members of the intelligence community directly to various mainstream media outlets.  At this point, one has to wonder why the Washington Post and the New York Times shou...

Rahm’s “Values”

Rahm has a short memory….but this gentleman doesn’t: Bob Gordon said… My son Officer Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04, had rights. The right to live his life and be with his wife and children. His life was taken by an illegal while he drove his squad in the ghetto protecting people who really don’t care about the police, only when they need them. He was killed by an illegal w...

Remember These Names

Voted for the soda tax: Luis Arroyo Jr., D-Chicago;Jerry “Iceman” Butler, D-Chicago;John Daley, D-Chicago;Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, D-Chicago;Edward Moody, D-Chicago Ridge;Stanley Moore, D-Chicago;Deborah Sims, D-Chicago;Larry Suffredin, D-Chicago. Voting against the tax: Richard Boykin, D-Oak Park;John Fritchey, D-Chicago;Bridget Gainer, D-Chicago;Gregg Goslin, R-Glenview;Sean ...

Utah Mayor Suffers “Shocking Experience” After Going Undercover As Homeless Man

Amid President Obama’s ‘recovery’, President Trump’s ‘awesome economy’, and record high stock prices, Salt Lake City mayor Ben McAdams secretly entered the world of the homeless in Utah as he pondered a decision (that he knew would anger many residents) on the selection of a site for a third homeless resource center in his city. As Deseret News’ Katie McKe...

China Threatens “Small Scale Military Operation” To Remove India From Bhutan Border

In the latest escalation between two nuclear powers, China has turned the war threat amplifier up to ’11’ by threatening India (in an article published a Chinese state-controlled newspaper) that it could conduct a “small-scale military operation” to expel Indian troops from a contested region in the Himalayas. The latest standoff started in June, after Chinese troops starte...

Is Trump Winning?

Authored by Robert Gore via Straight Line Logic blog, Mainstream analysis has been wrong for so long, why start believing it now? SLL has run a series of articles (“Plot Holes,” “Trump and Vault 7,” “Calling a Bluff?” “Let’s Connect the Dots,” “Powerball, Part One,” “Powerball, Part Two”) advancing interrelated hypotheses. We’ve asserted that President Trump is far smarter and the powers that be f...

Zero-Emission Vehicle Credits: The One ‘Product’ That Tesla Actually Earns A Profit On

As we pointed out last week when Tesla reported its Q2 earnings, making products that actually generate a return on capital for shareholders isn’t a strong suit of the Silicon Valley powerhouse.  In fact, Elon Musk managed to burn through a record $1.2 billion of cash in Q2 alone, or roughly $13 million dollars every single day.   But, as Bloomberg points out today, there is at least one pro...

China Unveils New Weapons – From Stealth Fighters To ICBMs

Authored by Jeffrey Lin and P.W.Singer via PopSci.com, As part of the People’s Liberation Army’s 90th anniversary celebration – it was founded on August 1, 1927 –  President Xi Jinping (in military fatigues) hosted a giant parade at the Zhurihe Training Center. Zhurihe – Zhurihe certainly has enough room to hold all the people and equipment for a parade with thousands...

Yuan Spikes After China Export Growth Tumbles To 5-Month Lows

Just as we warned, the EM exuberance has faded and China’s torrid trade growth has suddenly slowed dramatically. Offshore Yuan is spiking after both China Imports and Exports dramatically missed expectations. China customs administration announces data in yuan terms in statement: July exports climbed 11.2% y/y; median est. 14.8% rise y/y (range +12.1% to +16.5%, 10 economists). July imports ...

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