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Leaked Netanyahu Tape: We Made Trump Cancel The Iran Deal

On Tuesday an Israeli television channel aired leaked video footage it obtained exclusively showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu boasting that he had personally convinced President Trump to abandon the Iran nuclear deal. The statements were made at a small dinner event where he addressed senior members of his Likud party.  The video, aired by Israel’s Kan News shows…

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The U.S. Dollar: A Victim Of Its Own Success

Authored by James Rickards via The Daily Reckoning, America’s most powerful weapon of war does not shoot, fly or explode. It’s not a submarine, plane, tank or laser. America’s most powerful strategic weapon today is the dollar. The U.S. uses the dollar strategically to reward friends and punish enemies. The use of the dollar as…

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Soros: Obama Was The “Greatest Disappointment”

New York billionaire George Soros is not a fan of former President Obama – telling the New York Times that Obama is his “greatest disappointment,” lamenting that he was “frozen out” by the administration despite his financial support. Soros was an early backer of Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. In Paris, Soros told me that Obama was…

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Putin Asked Trump For Permission To Interrogate Obama’s Ambassador

Update: It appears Michael McFaul is really getting nervous, tweeting like a teenager on meth tonight: “I hope the White House corrects the record and denounces in categorical terms this ridiculous request from Putin. Not doing so creates moral equivalency between a legitimacy US indictment of Russian intelligence officers and a crazy, completely fabricated story…

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US Stocks Extend Gains As Yuan Tumbles To 12-Month Lows

Equity markets just keep speeding along… China had an ugly night… Europe was flat and U.S. equities were mixed, with financials and industrials pacing gains in the S&P and Dow, while the Nasdaq lagged. Trannies were best (best day in 3 months) – soaring over 2% thanks to United boosting airlines and CSX beating on…

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Facebook’s Instagram Has Up To 95 Million Bots

Up to 95 million Instagram users may be bots, according to a new study conducted by research firm Ghost Data for The Information. In its most recent study, Ghost Data estimates 9.5% of Instagram users are bots. In 2015, using the same methodology, the firm found about 7.9% of Instagram users were bots. That analysis came after Instagram announced…

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