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Slavery Alive And Well In Libya. $400 dollars a person

“After seeing footage of this slave auction, CNN worked to verify its authenticity and traveled to Libya to investigate further… Carrying concealed cameras into a property outside the capital of Tripoli last month, we witness a dozen people go “under … Continue reading

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“U.S. Ran $666 Billion Deficit In Fiscal 2017, Sixth Highest on Record”

“The federal budget deficit widened in fiscal year 2017 to the sixth highest deficit on record as government spending growth outpaced growth in tax collections for the second year in a row, the Treasury Department said Thursday. The budget shortfall … Continue reading

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“Puerto Rico warns island on brink of ‘massive liquidity crisis'”

“…”In addition to the physical destruction [due to the hurricane], Puerto Rico’s economy has ground to a near standstill,” Rossello wrote in a letter reported by CNN. He added that “very few businesses” are operating. “Financial damages of this magnitude … Continue reading

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U.S. – City of “Hartford Warns It Will Be Broke In 60 Days”

“the WSJ reports. “City officials warned Gov. Dannel Malloy, a Democrat, and state lawmakers that Hartford, which has a deficit approaching $50 million, wouldn’t be able to pay all of its bills within 60 days. Hartford officials said it would … Continue reading

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“Kentucky lawyer in $600 million fraud… flees U.S….”

“A Kentucky lawyer who pleaded guilty to participating in a $600 million disability fraud scheme has fled to a country that does not have an extradition treaty with the United States, local media reported. Eric Christopher Conn, 56, used a … Continue reading

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“Kellogg’s funneled millions of dollars into effort to censor sugar warnings on cereals”

A single serving of Kellogg’s Crunchy Nut cereal, for instance, contains more than half the recommended maximum daily intake of added sugar for a six-year-old… …As reported by The Sunday Times, Kellogg’s helped fund a report undermining the U.K.’s current … Continue reading

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“The Great Japan Potato-Chip Crisis: Panic Buying, $12 Bags”

“Demand for potato chips has surged in Japan this week, with products on offer for 6 times their retail price online after Japanese snack company Calbee Inc. halted the sale of some of its most popular chip brands… The crunch … Continue reading

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