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New interstellar object heading our way, but this time we’re ready for it

6 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on New interstellar object heading our way, but this time we’re ready for it
An amateur astronomer has discovered the second known visitor to our part of space from outside the solar system. Even more amazingly, he managed to spot it on approach, meaning we’ll have time to study it. Gennady Borisov of Crimea spotted the interstellar space rock on August 30. It has now been given the official Read More

Pro-Hong Kong rally in DC against ‘CHINAZI regime’ being sponsored with US govt-linked money

7 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Pro-Hong Kong rally in DC against ‘CHINAZI regime’ being sponsored with US govt-linked money
A planned Washington DC protest in support of Hong Kong activists and promoting the ‘Chinazi’ flag is being sponsored by at least six organizations backed by the notoriously shady, US-funded National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Posters for the event circulated online contain an image of the so-called ‘Chinazi’ flag – an altered version of the Read More

Netanyahu distances himself from son’s tweets about Rabin killing Israelis & Holocaust survivors

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Benjamin Netanyahu has distanced himself from his son Yair’s tweets about assassinated Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, which accused him of murdering Holocaust survivors and causing the death of 2,000 Israelis. The Israeli prime minister said in a statement that he doesn’t agree with his son’s statements, writing that Yair’s “positions are his alone.” Yair had Read More

‘Punch in the gut’ as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice

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LONDON (Reuters) – Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution now poses to marine life in even the remotest waters on the planet. Microplastic found in ice core samples taken from the Northwest Passage Read More

US House Foreign Affairs panel threatens ‘swift consequences’ if China uses violence in Hong Kong

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Any violence used against “peaceful protesters” in Hong Kong would be a “mistake” for China and will trigger a “swift” response, a congressional foreign affairs panel has warned, insisting Beijing is responsible for the unrest. The ranking members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee – Chairman Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Michael McCaul (R-TX) – issued Read More

Wall Street rebounds as tariff delay prompts rally

1 month ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Wall Street rebounds as tariff delay prompts rally
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street rose on Tuesday after the Trump administration announced a delay on select Chinese import tariffs, bringing buyers back to the equities market in a broad-based rally. Tech shares, led by Apple Inc (AAPL.O), pulled all three major U.S. indexes higher on the news, easing fears over the contentious U.S.-China Read More

Winning or losing? MSM can’t decide if Putin is all-powerful or failing miserably

1 month ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Winning or losing? MSM can’t decide if Putin is all-powerful or failing miserably
Mainstream media reporting on Russia is not exactly known for its nuance – and, depending on who you ask, on any given day, the massive Eurasian state may be about to crumble to a pile of dust or take over the world. In this black and white universe, Russian President Vladimir Putin is either an Read More

‘World is watching’: US reaction points to Hong Kong as a ‘color revolution’

1 month ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on ‘World is watching’: US reaction points to Hong Kong as a ‘color revolution’
If the iconography and tone of Hong Kong protests and the support from US diplomats weren’t enough, Washington’s words of concern sure seem to suggest that the months-long demonstrations amount to a ‘color revolution.’ On Monday, the Trump administration urged “all sides to refrain from violence.” While carefully paying lip service to Hong Kong being Read More

Big U.S. investors use summer sell-off to ramp up bets

1 month ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Big U.S. investors use summer sell-off to ramp up bets
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The summer sell-off is finally here – and not all U.S. investors are rattled by it. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid After a record-setting first half of the year that pushed U.S. stock markets to Read More