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The Looming Stagflationary Debt Crisis

The vulnerable points in South Africa’s fuel supply chain

Big law is a corrupting influence on our policymakers. The new FTC is dusting off an old legal tool to fight back.

Name of biblical judge found inscribed on 3,100-year-old jug found in Israel

COVID-19 antibodies persist at least nine months after infection

A world protected by windmills? In 1717 Christmas Floods in Germany killed 14,000

See This German Tank? It Got Totally Blown Away In Syria.

Germany knew the floods were coming, but the warnings didn’t work

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‘For the people that are protesting and looting, please do so carefully and please do so responsibly. Because you cannot hold people responsible for defending what they love,’ Zuma said.

Now they tell us. The Kids Are Alright Why now is the time to rethink COVID safety protocols for children — and everyone else.

Farmers, experts anticipate worst wheat harvest in years after extreme heat, drought

Why Russia Is Refusing To Send Europe More Natural Gas

COVID19 update, July 15, 2021: Israel, UK not panicking about delta variant

Study: Two in five people in U.S. who died of COVID-19 had diabetes

The union of Cooperate and State Power.

Germany floods: Dozens killed after record rain in Germany and Belgium

Florida Man Detained In Assassination Of Haitian President Deepens Mystery

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Athletes may have more than twice the risk of irregular heart rhythm

Median vs. average inflation

The IDF is suffering a personnel shortage, especially in the field combat units. One of the root causes of this crisis is the growth of the Arab and ultra-Orthodox Jewish populations, who are not conscripted. These groups now account for nearly 50% of the draft-aged cohort.

Messages from the Mouse Plague – or, how Herodotus is proved right in the modern world yet again.

Rebel Forces in Ethiopia’s Tigray Launch New Offensive

The Crumbling Global Tower

Democrats’ spending flip-flop

Goldfish dumped in lakes growing to more than 1ft, threatening ecosystems

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What Happened To You?

The Cuomo coverup continues

Gangs complicate Haiti effort to recover from assassination

Big batteries could be bigger bombs than Beirut Fertilizer

The transformation of Saudi Arabia’s flagship asset, Aramco, from perpetual cash-generation machine into a debt-laden giant is set to pick up pace in the coming weeks with a series of schemes aimed at raising much-needed funding for the now-beleaguered oil and gas company.

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That was a fast turn around that I did not see coming. Ethiopia Downplays Loss of Tigray Capital to Rebel Forces

This is an autonomous kill drone by another name.

SOCOM To Test Anti-Aging Pill Next Year

Russian MiG-31s Armed with Kinzhal Missiles Arrive in Syria

June Rent Jump Is Biggest On Record

PAST PERFORMANCE IS NO GUARANTEE OF FUTURE RESULTS:

If they are broke, how well do they maintain them? The Lebanese army will start offering tourists helicopter joyrides this week in a bid to boost the coffers of one of the crisis-hit country’s key institutions.

Wind energy in crisis as expansion stalls in Germany

Lockdowns never end.

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Some used vehicles now cost more than original sticker price

Facebook’s New Announcement on Satire Doesn’t Bode Well for the Babylon Bee…

Big US banks to employees: Return to the office vaccinated

mRNA COVID-19 vaccines likely tied to heart inflammation

US-made drones downed over Yemen weren’t military’s, CENTCOM says

Venezuela’s Descent Into Anarchy Is Fueling Maduro’s Desperation

Is Tether a Black Swan?

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Science journals, Wuhan and a truly bizarre Twitter episode

You Won’t Even Believe What’s Triggering the Thought Police Now

Really funny when you understand why the consent degree was put into place. It was not police who found themselves hobbled by federal oversight. Instead, the uniformly liberal city council was. It was repeatedly blocked in its efforts to defund the police and limit the weapons that could be used for crowd control as a consequence of the consent decree.

A new study finds that lockdown orders didn’t reduce overall mortality, and may have even increased it.

The Soviets had a title and a uniform for people whose job it was to ensure the political reliability of the military. The Military Has a Watchdog for Stopping Extremism. Now, It Wants Teeth — and Independence

California, Facing Power Crisis, Frets Over Electric Car Charging Routines

It’s Too Late To Avoid A Major Oil Supply Crisis

Soviets Once Denied a Deadly Anthrax Lab Leak. U.S. Scientists Backed the Story

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The FBI has been manufacturing and directing terror plots and criminal rings for decades. But now, reverence for security state agencies reigns.

Woke up sweating’: Some Texans shocked to find their smart thermostats were raised remotely

In Oman, fungal infection detected in some COVID-19 patients

Slightly outdated article but most of the newer ones focusing on this are paywalled. We Are About to Run Out of Some Stuff

Top Obama Ethics Official Rages: