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Triggering Economic Disaster: the Insiduous Role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Triggering Economic Disaster: the Insiduous Role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

We’ve all heard the old adage about adding insult to injury but the IMF has turned it into an art form. The new IMF Director, Christine Lagarde, came to Washington this week begging for yet more billions so the fund can continue propping up insolvent European banks and wrapping developing countries around the globe in debt chains.

Obama’s Justice Department indicts ex-CIA agent for exposing torture

Obama’s Justice Department indicts ex-CIA agent for exposing torture

Thursday’s indictment of John Kiriakou for exposing CIA torture of detainees confirms yet again that the Obama administration is continuing and deepening the crimes carried out by the Bush White House. Kiriakou, a CIA agent for 14 years, is being prosecuted for speaking to two journalists about the waterboarding of Abu Zubaydah.

CNN, Al-Jazeera Falsifying Events in Syria, Syrian Journalist reveals

CNN, Al-Jazeera Falsifying Events in Syria, Syrian Journalist reveals

A Syrian journalist has revealed indications of an international media campaign aimed at distorting the facts on the ground in Syria to blame the Syrian Army for bloodshed, Press TV reports.

American сannibalism in Syria (Op-Ed)

American сannibalism in Syria (Op-Ed)

Resolutions calling on Syrian president Bashar al-Assad to step down, the West and its allies have gone ballistic in their desire of regime change.

Facebook says Zuckerberg’s Harvard emails prove lawsuit fraud‎

Facebook says Zuckerberg’s Harvard emails prove lawsuit fraud‎

Emails from Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard days show the dropout-turned-Facebook CEO as a young entrepreneur losing patience with a client’s delayed payments.

Apple to decide on its $98 billion cash pile

Apple to decide on its $98 billion cash pile

Apple Inc, the world’s most valuable company, will discuss on Monday what it plans to do with its $98 billion cash hoard, raising expectations it may meet demands to pay a dividend for the first time since 1995.

Scientists grow salt tolerant wheat, could mitigate food crisis

Scientists grow salt tolerant wheat, could mitigate food crisis

A new salt-tolerant wheat variety is increasing yields by up to a quarter in field trials in saline soils in Australia.

China in plans to boost rare earths exports and output

China in plans to boost rare earths exports and output

China is set to double exports of rare earths in 2012 from its drastically lower 2011 levels in order to meet quotas set by the government.

Rapid-fire attacks across Iraq kill 50 people

Rapid-fire attacks across Iraq kill 50 people

BAGHDAD (AP) — A rapid series of attacks spread over a wide swath of Iraqi territory killed at least 50 people on Thursday, targeting mostly security forces in what appeared to be a vicious strike by al-Qaida militants bent on destabilizing the country.