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Anomalies and Pieces of Mantle Found Rising Under Cascadia Fault

New seismic data provide structural basis for strong earthquakes that strike at both ends of the Pacific Northwest fault zone. With four years of data from 268 seismometers on the ocean floor and several hundred on land, researchers have found anomalies in the upper mantle

China Launches Huge Live-Fire Drill Designed For Taiwan Invasion

China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has launched a six-day, live-fire military exercise in the East China Sea in a region that simulates an invasion of Taiwan, a move military strategist believe will send a powerful message to the United States over relations with Taipei. Geopolitical

Trump Says WW3 Could Be Sparked by Montenegro, Which Has Ties to Maine

President Trump, who rattled U.S. allies at a NATO meeting last week, voiced concern in a television interview broadcast Tuesday night that sending troops from the alliance to defend an “aggressive” Montenegro could result in World War III. Learn More:…

TRUMP: EU Is Foe, But China and Russia As Well

“I think we have a lot of foes,” Trump said, responding to a question put forward by by CBS News’ Jeff Glor. “I think the European Union is a foe, what they do to us in trade. Now you wouldn’t think of the European Union,

Global Debt Hits Record of $247 Trillion, IIF Issues Warning

Every quarter the Institute of International Finance publishes a new number of the total amount of global debt outstanding, and every quarter the result is the same: a new record high… But that’s not all.. The IIF Then released a Stark Warning! What was surprising

Trump Issues Full Pardons to Dwight and Steven Hammond

Trump on Tuesday issued full pardons to Oregon ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond, the father-and-son duo whose imprisonment sparked an armed takeover of a federal facility led by Ammon and Ryan Bundy. Learn More:…

Chinese Refiner Halts US Oil Purchases, May Use Iran Instead

With the US and China contemplating their next moves in what is now officially a trade war, a parallel narrative is developing in the world of energy where Asian oil refiners are racing to secure crude supplies in anticipation of an escalating trade war between

Will A Trade War Between US and China Send The Dollar Tumbling?

According to conventional wisdom, trade wars are bullish for the dollar, for two main reasons: they tend to be inflationary (import prices spike), and they impact risk assets, resulting in a flight for USD-denominated safety. Indeed, just today, Bloomberg writes that for dollar bulls, Trump’s

Waves of Florida Marine Life Are Dying Off from ‘Red Tide’

The bodies of many different species of marine life — such as fish, sea turtles, eels, goliath groupers and even manatees — have washed ashore on Boca Grande beach in Florida over the past week. Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission told

US General Warns of Hypersonic Attack

Air Force Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, director of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), said he has the full support of Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Michael Griffin to advance the development of space-based sensors that would defend the nation from hypersonic attacks by

Trump: EU Is Possibly As Bad As China On Trade, Just Smaller

Trading with the EU is almost as bad and unfair as trading with China, President Trump told Fox News, noting how Washington pays a fortune “protecting” its little European partners, and they reciprocate by doing “terrible” things. “The European Union is possibly as bad as

The NSA Has Hidden Spy Hubs Within AT&T Buildings Nationwide

At least eight AT&T facilities across the US provide the NSA with data essential to spy on internet and phone traffic across the globe, the Intercept has revealed, adding that the agency called AT&T a trusted, solicitous partner. For over 30 years, Dallas-based multinational telecommunications

Russia Sells Off Record Amount of US Treasury Bonds

The US Treasury Department report for April published on June 15 revealed that Russia sold $47.4 billion out of the $96.1 it had held in Treasury bonds (T-bonds). In March, Moscow cut its Treasury holdings by $1.6 billion. In February, Russia reduced its bond portfolio

Trump “War Games” Announcement Shocks South Korea

The United States will halt military drills with South Korea while negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang continue, Donald Trump told the press after meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Learn More:……

Who Just Built An “Unprecedented” Spy Radar Base In Cuba?

According to a new surveillance report from The Diplomat, exclusive satellite imagery from March 2017 to May 2018 reveals a newly expanded “signals intelligence” military facility near Bejucal, Cuba. Learn More:…

DNA Website MyHeritage Hacked; 92 Million User Accounts Exposed

In an odd coincidence, earlier today we asked rhetorically “what could go wrong” if millions of Americans trust a DNA collecting company – in this case – with their genetic code. At almost the exact same time, Bloomberg reported that the Israeli-based consumer genealogy

Goldman: The Market Has to Crash If Trump Wants to Win Trade War

Now that the Trump global trade war ceasefire is over with both allies (Canada, EU, Mexico) and adversaries (China), the hot takes are coming in, and none more exhaustive than a note by Goldman Sachs released overnight, in which economist Alec Phillips writes that less

The Great Middle Class Exodus Out of California

It’s not just housing prices driving the exodus, of course. Punitive taxes – more than twice as much as some other states, are eating away at disposable income. Nearby Arizona’s income tax rate is 4.54% vs. California’s 9.3%, while the new tax bill may accelerate

Cryptic Emergency Alert Panics Oregon City’s Residents

Oregon’s emergency alert systems blasted a cryptic alert to cellphones around the capital city, panicking residents by telling them simply “Civil Emergency” and “Prepare for Action” and leaving off that the threat was toxic algae at a local water supply. Officials wanted to warn Salem-area

The European “End Game” Will Have Global Consequences

Too many pundits believe Germany holds all the aces in the European power dynamic. After all, they are the creditor nation with all the wealth. They should be able to dictate the terms of the European Union and instill their fiscal and monetary dominance on

American’s Now Have A Record of $1.4 Trillion In Non-Dischargeable Debt

Astronomically high college tuition facilitated by a bottomless ocean of student loans has saddled Americans with a record $1.48 trillion in non-dischargeable debt – an amount which has more than doubled since the 2009 lows. Learn More:… See Also: (Dahboo77) – Florida and Mississippi

Hawaii On Edge As Lava Reaches Power Plant Grounds

The lava flow entered the 800-acre property of the Puna Geothermal Venture Plant before stalling at a swale about 300 yards from the nearest underground, geothermal well. If lava breaches the well, authorities fear it could release hydrogen sulfide, a toxic and flammable gas. Learn

Trade War Between US & China Is “On Hold”

In what looks to us like confirmation that the US has officially kicked the can down the road, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that China and the US were putting a trade war “on hold” as the two sides work to hammer out a

The UN Quietly Pushes International Gun Control

The United Nations’ International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) is finishing up their Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence. According to IANSA, the goal of the week-long meeting is “for us to advocate collectively for an end to illicit trade and misuse of

Putin Warns of ‘Fragile’ World After Trump’s Latest Move

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of the threats from “aggressive nationalism” and “claims to exceptionalism” a day after President Donald Trump said the U.S. will withdraw from the landmark 2015 deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program. “We remember the tragedy of two world wars, the

DARK SKY: Massive Long-Term Power Outage Drill, Troops Going Door to Door

The Wisconsin National Guard is helping communities prepare for a possible long-term mass power outage. A full-scale training exercise known as Dark Sky is May 15-17 in Brown, Calumet, Dane, Fond du Lac, Milwaukee, Outagamie and Winnebago Counties. Utility companies, law enforcement and first responders