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“Iraqis keep up anti-regime [protest] despite PM’s vow to quit”

“Iraqis kept up their anti-government protests in Baghdad and across the south on Saturday, unsatisfied with the prime minister’s planned resignation and insisting “all corrupted people” must step down…” https://news.yahoo.com/iraqis-keep-anti-regime-demos-despite-pms-vow-073400257.html YES. Finally, there’s at least 1 country in this world … Continue reading

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“US births lowest in 3 decades despite improving economy”

“America’s baby bust isn’t over. The nation’s birth rates last year reached record lows for women in their teens and 20s, a government report shows, leading to the fewest babies in 32 years. The provisional report, released Wednesday and based … Continue reading

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Good News: “Payrolls surge by 304,000, smashing estimates despite government shutdown”

Job growth in January shattered expectations, with nonfarm payrolls surging by 304,000, the Labor Department says. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had expected payrolls to rise by 170,000. There were revisions. December’s big initially reported gain of 312,000 was knocked … Continue reading

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CRIMINAL: “…documents prove… Monsanto… sold banned chemicals for years despite knowing… health risks”

“Recently revealed documents prove that Monsanto knowingly sold banned toxic chemicals for years after confirming their catastrophic risks to the environment and human health. Bill Sherman, the assistant attorney general for Washington state, reviewed documents from The Poison Papers, uncovering yet another one of … Continue reading

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“Americans Still Aren’t Saving, Despite the Booming Economy”

“Despite recent job gains, rising wages and falling unemployment, almost a quarter of Americans said they still have no emergency savings, according to an annual Bankrate.com report released Wednesday. The number of Americans who said they have no money readily available in either … Continue reading

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“Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill into law despite being ‘unhappy’ about it”

Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill into law despite being ‘unhappy’ about it. The signing marked the second about-face for Trump in 24 hours. The White House had said he would sign it, then said he might veto it. Trump … Continue reading

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“Florida Gun Show sees ‘record number’ of attendees despite gun control debate”

“TAMPA, Fla. — Thousands of gun enthusiasts — more so than ever — flocked to the Florida State Fairgrounds for the Florida Gun Show event. Organizers say they had a record number of people attend the event on Saturday, Feb. … Continue reading

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