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Thank You Saudi Arabia” – Falling Oil Prices “A Big Tax Cut For Americans

One day after President Trump once again laid bare his primary motive for giving Saudi Arabia a pass over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi (Trump told a group of reporters that oil prices would go “through the roof” should there be a rupture between the US and the Kingdom), the president once again left little room for subtlety by thanking the kingdom for helping to facilitate this month’s record-setting slide in oil prices.
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Bloomberg’s role-playing workshops convince the public to accept self-guided police drones equipped with microphones

Bloomberg is spending six million dollars on a “Mayors Challenge” that will put microphones in police drones.According to an article in WPFL 89.3, Bloomberg Philanthropies wants the Louisville Kentucky Police Department to send out self-guided aerial drones equipped with ShotSpotter microphones across the city.
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Apple and Samsung Fined for Deliberately Slowing Down Phones

Apple and Samsung are being fined €10m and €5m respectively in Italy for the “planned obsolescence” of their smartphones.
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“Traitor! You Will Be Brought To Account”: Quotes From Khashoggi Murder Tape Leaked

The grisly recording of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s final moments (before his body was butchered and remains dissolved in acid) that was purportedly captured by Turkish intelligence has reportedly been shared with international intelligence agencies including the US, and we imagine it’s only a matter of time before it leaks.
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Americans turning on social media, most think it hurts democracy

U.S. adults have begun to turn on social media giants like Facebook and Twitter, and a majority believes that these social media platforms have done more to hurt democracy and free speech than help.
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Hoping to Quell Scandal, Saudi Arabia Announces Death Penalty for Khashoggi Killers

Saudi Arabia is seeking the death penalty for five of the 11 people charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Speaking at a news conference in Riyadh the country’s most senior public prosecutor, Saud Al-Mojeb, indicted the main suspects but insisted that the Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman, also known as MBS, was not implicated in the gruesome murder of the Washington Post journalist.
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Police drones: Coppers to use flying robots to track offenders back to their homes

A UK police force is being trained to operate drones, enabling them to take images of anti-social offenders with the potential to follow them to their homes. The move is part of a trial in the use of the remote-control devices.
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Ιεροσυλια και εθνικη προδοσια,η εκχωρηση στο υπερταμειο της Κνωσου,κενοταφιο του Λεωνιδα,του Λευκου Πυργου

Δεν υπαρχει μεγαλυτερη συμφορα,για ενα λαο και το μελλον του,οταν υπουργος της χωρας,εχει το ψεμμα,ως ασπιδα,να απαντα στις ερωτησεις για τις ανησυχιες των πολιτων,για τα συμβολα του πολιτισμου του,οπως της Κνωσου,το κενοταφιο του Λεωνιδα,του Λευκου Πυργου,τα οποια εκχωρουνται ως περιουσιακα στοιχεια στο υπερταμειο και εκεινος να αναφερει,οτι εγιναν για την αξιοποιηση τους.Αντιλαμβανεστε η Κνωσος,απο τα πιο προηγμενα πρωιμα κεντρα του γνωστου αρχαιου κοσμου,με χρηματιστηριο εμπορευματων,λογιστικα προτυπα,τεχνολογιες,αρδευτικα,υδρευτικα συστηματα,με χυτηρια χαλκου,παραγοντας υψηλης ποιοτητας προιοντα,με χαλκο που εφερναν οι Μινωιτες,απο τις μεγαλες λιμνες το 2.320 π.χ,συμφωνα με τον Πλουταρχο και την ανεπαναληπτη ανδρεια του Λεωνιδα,που μας θυμιζουν τα μνημεια,οπως αυτο της Σπαρτης,αν εναι δυνατον να αναφερονται ως οικοπεδα ειτε κτιρια,αστικης αξιας του υπερταμειου,που ενα ειναι βεβαιο,οτι οσο υπαρχει ζωη,σε αυτον τον πλανητη,ουδεις θα μπορεσει,να μειωσει ειτε αυξησει,την αξια των τετοιων μνημειων και πολυ περισσοτερο,ενας ανεγκεφαλος,ανιστορητος υπουργος,χωρις αρχες και σεβασμο,στον πολιτισμο των αρχαιων ελληνων,που αποτελει αναφορα και οδηγο της συγχρονης ζωης,των περισσοτερων εθνων του πλανητη.θα ειναι μεγαλη παραλειψη,να εξαιρεσομε τον υποβολεα των ευρωπαικων κυβερνησεων,που επιβαλουν τετοιες αποφασεις,στους κυβερνωντες του τοπου.αν αυτη η χωρα,εχει καταχραστες της λαικης εντολης,εχει ενα ποσοστο ασυνειδητων ψηφοφορων,που φερουν ακεραια την ευθυνη για την καταστροφη αυτης της πανεμορφης και χωρας μουσειου,ενος απο τους πιο λαμπρους πολιτισμους,που απογειωσαν τον ανθρωπινο πνευμα.Δυστυχως καταχραστες της λαικης εντολης και της ψηφου,συμπορευονται,εχοντας απομακρυνθει απο τη λογικη και τον κοινο σκοπο,να ανασυγκροτηθει η οικονομια και η κοινωνια.παρακατω τα ακινητα,τα οποια,αναφερονται απο σημερινο δημοσιευμα της εφημεριδας ΤΟ ΒΗΜΑ.
Παναγιωτης Τσιρογιαννος
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The Gamification of Tyranny

It looks like we’re headed for a brave new world where all citizens are rated on their loyalty to the state and are punished for wandering from its narrative.
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Multiple Online Banking Systems Go Down in the UK

Internet banking has become a crisis-prone business in the UK, as the online platforms of big banks suffer regular outages and other forms of IT disruption.
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Ever since antiquity, corruption has been one of the most widespread and insidious of social evils. When it involves public officials and elected representatives, it is inimical to the administration of public affairs. Since the end of the 19th century, it has also been seen as a major threat in the private sphere, undermining the trust and confidence which are necessary for the maintenance and development of sustainable economic and social relations. It is estimated that hundreds of billions of Euros are paid in bribes every year.

Pentagon’s ‘lost’ trillions went to people connected to US military-industrial complex

Former Republican congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul has said that “the Pentagon’s lost trillions have nothing to do with defense, adding that the “money propping up the high lifestyles of those connected to the military-industrial complex.” Dr. Paul, a three-time American presidential candidate and the founder of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, made the remarks in an article published by his website on Monday. Deputy US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan has recently acknowledged that the Pentagon has failed its first-ever comprehensive audit, saying, “We failed the audit, but we never expected to pass it.” “It was an audit on a $2.7 trillion dollar organization, so the fact that we did the audit is substantial,” Shanahan claimed. The first-ever audit of the of the $2.7 trillion enterprise that is the Pentagon identified widespread problems in cybersecurity, but found little in the way of savings that could offset potential budget cuts next year, according to officials. Pentagon’s comptroller David Norquist, who has played a key role in the audit, said after the report release that although no glaring instances of fraud were detected in the US military establishment, its Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Special Operations and the Transportation Command all received failing grades.

“The Outlook For The Global Economy Has Deteriorated”: Oil, Copper And Lumber

Oil, copper and lumber are all telling us the exact same thing, and it isn’t good news for the global economy. When economic activity is booming, demand for commodities such as oil, copper and lumber goes up and that generally causes prices to rise. But when economic activity is slowing down, demand for such commodities falls and that generally causes prices to decline. In recent weeks, we have witnessed a decline in commodity prices unlike anything that we have witnessed in years, and many are concerned that this is a very clear indication that hard times are ahead for the global economy. Let’s talk about oil first. The price of oil peaked in early October, but since that time it has fallen more than 25 percent, and the IEA is warning of “relatively weak” demand out of Asia and Europe…

Amazon Rolling Out ‘Amazon Pay’ Digital Wallet In Physical Stores

As FAANG stocks lead the market lower during what has become a relentless Q4 selloff, Amazon is hoping to reassure anxious investors that the company's relentless expansion and revenue growth will continue. To wit, the company is taking another big step toward establishing itself as the American WeChat or Alipay as it seeks to become the dominant player in electronic consumer payments in the US and beyond. According to the Wall Street Journal, the e-commerce giant is hoping to undercut Apple's Apple Pay by persuading more brick-and-mortar merchants to accept its Amazon Pay digital wallet. As it tries to build a foothold in payments outside of its Amazon Go stores, the company is reportedly focusing on building partnerships with restaurants and gas stations (businesses that have yet to be scalped by the Bezos revenue-absorption machine). To entice owners to give Amazon Pay a try, the company is dangling what appears to be a pretty enticing carrot: Amazon is promising to lower processing costs at a time when so-called "interchange" fees charged by Visa and MasterCard have been rising.

YouTube Lets California Fire Conspiracy Theories Run Wild

The Camp Fire in California has killed at least 79 people, left 699 people unaccounted for, and created more than a thousand migrants in Butte County, California. In these circumstances, reliable information can literally be a matter of life death. But on YouTube, conspiracy theories are thriving. Currently, when a user starts typing “California fire” into YouTube, the top autocomplete search suggestions are “conspiracy 2018,” “agenda 21,” and “laser beam,” all of which refer to conspiracy theories related to California’s wildfires. Similarly, typing in “California wildfire” leads YouTube to suggest “lasers,” “directed energy weapon,” and “dew,” which is an acronym for “directed energy weapon.” Simply typing “California fire” and searching it does return straightforward news coverage, which is an improvement over, say, the false flag and crisis actor conspiracies YouTube was surfacing about the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting earlier this year. Believers of this false California wildfire conspiracy theory think that the US government shoots directed energy weapons, or lasers, from a plane in order to to start fires at predetermined targets. The goal of this attack, which is not actually happening, is to support a bastardized interpretation of “Agenda 21,” a sustainable development plan developed by the United Nations in 1992. This conspiracy theory also gained a little bit of traction on Twitter. The conspiracy theorists use doctored or out-of-context images in order to falsely argue that directed energy weapons, or laser beams, caused the wildfires in California—not climate change. By incorrectly claiming that the houses were consciously struck, these theorists ignore ecological science which explains that the arrangement of homes and topography of the land