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Sweden Starts Testing of World’s First Blockchain-Based National Cryptocurrency

Stockholm’s move comes amid growing concerns among governments, central banks and even intelligence agencies that cryptocurrencies could pose a major threat to traditional global financial structures and institutions b...

Morgan Stanley Buys E-Trade For $13 Billion

Tired of being outmaneuvered by its formidable longtime rival, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley has epically one-upped the Vampire Squid with a deal to buy E*Trade Financial Corp. in what would be the largest takeover by ma...

Japanese Scientists: Enhancement of Excess Thermal Power in Interaction of...

A new paper has been posted on the ResearchGate website by a Japanese team of scientists led by Osaka University professor emeritus Akito Takahashi, reporting successful production of excess heat from nano-metal and hydr...

EU Auto Registrations Plunge Into Abyss

For months we have been commenting about how the global auto market is mired in recession. Most recently, we have been highlighting how China, one of the world’s largest economies and auto markets, has been exace...

Franklin Resources To Purchase Legg Mason, Forming $1.5 Trillion AUM...

Franklin Resources To Purchase Legg Mason, Forming $1.5 Trillion Assets Under Management Giant Franklin Resources Inc. announced Tuesday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Legg Mason, Inc. for $50...

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Sweden Starts Testing of World’s First Blockchain-Based National Cryptocurrency

Stockholm’s move comes amid growing concerns among governments, central banks and even intelligence agencies that cryptocurrencies could pose a major threat to traditional global financial structures and institutions b...

Morgan Stanley Buys E-Trade For $13 Billion

Tired of being outmaneuvered by its formidable longtime rival, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley has epically one-upped the Vampire Squid with a deal to buy E*Trade Financial Corp. in what would be the largest takeover by ma...

EU Auto Registrations Plunge Into Abyss

For months we have been commenting about how the global auto market is mired in recession. Most recently, we have been highlighting how China, one of the world’s largest economies and auto markets, has been exace...

Franklin Resources To Purchase Legg Mason, Forming $1.5 Trillion AUM...

Franklin Resources To Purchase Legg Mason, Forming $1.5 Trillion Assets Under Management Giant Franklin Resources Inc. announced Tuesday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Legg Mason, Inc. for $50...

Alstom is buying Bombardier rail unit for up to $6.7...

France’s Alstom SA has agreed to buy the rail division of Canada’s Bombardier Inc for up to 6.2 billion euros ($6.7 billion) to create the world’s No. 2 train manufacturer and better take on Chinese leader CRRC Cor...

Politics

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China sets up wartime measures in Wuhan, send 25,000 medical...

China Sends 25,000 Medical Personnel To Hubei As War Time Conditions Take Effect. 1,716 medical workers have been infected. China has sent new 217 medical rescue groups totaling 25,633 personnel to Hubei province to fig...

Phillipines’ Duterte to Order Termination of Defence Agreement With United...

Since his election in 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte has reshaped the relationship between the Philippines and the United States: in late January 2019 he reportedly threatened to end a 1999 military agreement with Washi...

Israeli Attack On Damascus Put At Risk Civilian Flight With...

On February 6th, the passenger plane, which landed at the time of the Israeli attack near Damascus, almost came under fire from Syria, the spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry, Major General Igor Konashenkov said....

Russia: Trump’s Plan Contravenes UN Resolutions

A Middle East peace plan presented by US President Donald Trump contravenes several United Nations resolutions, Russian news agencies cited a Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Sunday, questioning the plan’s ...

Reactions to Trump’s “Deal of The Century”

After months of running a vast propaganda machine to drum up support for his self-proclaimed ‘Deal of the Century,’ US President Donald Trump has finally unveiled what he believes can serve as a final antidot...

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US war veterans are returning to Vietnam ‘for a better...

Mother of all ironies – US veterans are returning to Vietnam ‘for a better life’. It sounds almost unbelievable, but a number of US citizens are deciding to cash out of the elusive ‘American dream’ as they ...

TIME Names Greta Thunberg ‘Person Of The Year’

As a high priority emergency, because The New Ice Age is Coming, there is a clear need for new leadership. While many among the resistance must have been hoping for “The Whistleblower” to be crowned, TIME Ma...

German Navy in Hot Water as 18 Endangered Maritime Mammals...

The German Defence Ministry has insisted that there is “no direct link” between demining and the porpoise deaths, but that if such a link is found, “we obviously regret it”. A German animal rights organisation ha...

Cannes Yachting Festival Management Decision Further Delayed

The long-running legal dispute between the Fédération des Industries Nautique and show organiser Reed Exhibitions France will not be heard by the Paris Court of Appeals until December 2020 The three-year legal battle b...

Allianz Global Wealth Report: Financial assets fall for the first...

For the first time since the financial crisis of 2008, global private wealth shrank last year. This was determined by the insurance group Allianz in its Global Wealth Report 2018. Accordingly, global gross financial asse...

Science

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Japanese Scientists: Enhancement of Excess Thermal Power in Interaction of...

A new paper has been posted on the ResearchGate website by a Japanese team of scientists led by Osaka University professor emeritus Akito Takahashi, reporting successful production of excess heat from nano-metal and hydr...

‘Ghost Particles’ From Inside Earth Caught in Underground Lab

Ghost Particles From Mysterious Radioactive Processes Inside Earth Caught in Underground Lab. Deep under our feet, radioactive decay is happening and sending up elusive particles called geoneutrinos. They are very hard t...

ESA to begin producing oxygen from Lunar dust

From one Soviet communist sci-fi movie to the reality. Breathing new life into colonizing the Moon, the European Space Agency (ESA) has fired up its prototype oxygen plant to begin producing the element out of simulated ...

LIGO detects its second neutron star collision

For the second time, a collision between two neutron stars in another galaxy has rattled a gravitational-wave detector on Earth. But this duo is being much more coy than the first. In 2017, astronomers announced with muc...

Invisible Quantum Weirdness Enables Heat Energy to Travel Through Complete...

In a surprising new study, University of California, Berkeley, researchers show that heat energy can travel through a complete vacuum thanks to invisible quantum fluctuations. To conduct the challenging experiment, the t...