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“Obama officials who approved spy warrants now in charge of ‘FISA reform'”

“In a case akin to the proverbial fox guarding the hen house, the very Obama officials who signed the illegal FISA warrants to spy on the Trump campaign have been put in charge of reforming the system. High-ranking Justice Department … Continue reading

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Bad Idea: “‘Pakistan reforms on track’: IMF approves $452 million second tranche of bailout package”

“The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the second tranche of $452.4 million for Pakistan under the $6 billion bailout program for the country. This brings the total disbursements to about $1.44 billion, the IMF said after completing the first … Continue reading

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COMMUNISM: “Hard currency elusive in Havana [Cuba] as monetary reform looms”

“Analysts say the recent elusiveness of hard currency is likely due to a deteriorating economic situation and increased demand as the government steps up moves to end Cuba’s labyrinthine dual currency system. Among those affected are Cubans who want to … Continue reading

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“Hundreds of thousands protest in France over pension reform plans”

“Hundreds of thousands of French protesters took to the streets Tuesday in a pension reform standoff that has sparked nearly two weeks of crippling transport strikes, with the government vowing it will not give in to union demands to drop … Continue reading

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“French police fire TEAR GAS at pension reform protesters in Nantes…”

“French police in Nantes have fired tear gas at protesters taking part in continuing demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed pension reforms. Unions have refused to back down in their opposition to the reforms, which were unveiled by Prime Minister … Continue reading

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“Violence erupts again in Colombia ahead of nationwide protests”

“Violent protests erupted in Colombia on Tuesday ahead of nationwide marches that have been called for the second time in the span of a week. Thousands of people in Bogota and other cities demonstrated against economic reforms and the death … Continue reading

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“Thousands of cops protest in Paris over working conditions, pension reforms & suicides”

“…More than 20,000 police officers of different ranks – from operatives and commissioners to administrative staff – marched from Bastille to the Republic Square in the French capital on Wednesday, according to organizers… “The police have no money. Salaries keep … Continue reading

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