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 2019-05-21 00:05 

Zero Hedge

Fed Chair Powell Flags Financial Stability Risks: Record Debt, High Valuations, Leverage, & CLO Liquidity...

Fed Chair Jay Powell told a banking conference in Fernandina Beach, Florida, tonight that a sharp rise in corporate debt is being closely monitored and risks currently stand somewhere between "this is a rerun of the subprime mortgage crisis" and &...

 2019-05-20 23:49 

TASS

Russia to continue providing assistance to Christians in the Middle East — Lavrov...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov noted that Christians are being persecuted in different parts of the world...

 2019-05-20 23:48 

Sputnik International

'Deep Complicity': US-Supported Saudi Strikes Close Hundreds of Yemeni Hospitals...

Yemeni Minister of Public Health and Population Taha Al-Mutwakel recently confirmed that at least 425 medical centers have been targeted by the Saudi-led coalition since the civil war began in Yemen in 2015....

 2019-05-20 23:45 

Zero Hedge

If A Decline In Births Is A Problem Nationally, It's A Full-On Crisis In Illinois...

Authored by Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner via WirePoints.org, A Centers for Disease Control report on the drop in births nationally has experts worried about its impact on the country's fiscal and economic situation. Fewer young people could mean a ...

 2019-05-20 23:44 

Sputnik International

Air Methane Levels Increasing as 'Feedback Loop' Drives Greenhouse Gas Release...

Atmospheric levels of methane - a powerful greenhouse gas - are rising, and scientists can't figure out why. While scientists seem puzzled by the trend, one expert told Sputnik they shouldn't be: present warming is driving "feedback loops"...

 2019-05-20 23:43 

Sputnik International

Venezuela Constitutional Parliament Extends Its Authority Until End of 2020...

BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Venezuela's constitutional parliament, the National Constituent Assembly, extended its term until the end of 2020, its chairman Diosdado Cabello said on Monday....

 2019-05-20 23:26 

Sputnik International

Record 19.3 Mln Americans Watched Final Game of Thrones Episode Reports...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) The final episode of the Game of Thrones series, called the The Iron Throne, was watched by 19.3 million US citizens, which is a record both for the project and for all HBO series....

 2019-05-20 23:25 

Zero Hedge

34 Free Market Groups To Congress: Stop The "Fiscally Reckless" Federal EV Tax Credit...

Free market groups are escalating their fight argue against the extension of the federal electric vehicle tax credit. In a letter to the leaders of the House and Senate tax writing committees, 34 groups claim that "...while the tax credit is misguided...

 2019-05-20 23:21 

Sputnik International

Militants Violate Ceasefire in 2 Syrian Provinces in Past 24 Hours Russian MoD...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) Militants have violated the ceasefire in the Syrian provinces of Hama and Latakia over the past 24 hours, the head of the Russian Defence Ministry's Centre for Syrian Reconciliation, Maj. Gen. Viktor Kupchishin, said on Monday....

 2019-05-20 23:14 

Sputnik International

Omani Foreign Minister Makes Trip to Tehran As Regional Tensions Flare...

DUBAI (Sputnik) Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi visited Tehran on Monday to meet his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, amid the escalation of tensions in the Middle East region, the country's Foreign Ministry said....

 2019-05-20 23:10 

RT.com

Apologize for what? Bernie Sanders stands by opposition to Vietnam & Iraq wars...

Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders says he will not apologize for opposing US wars in Vietnam and Iraq, after coming under mainstream media criticism for 'anti-American' sentiment. His supporters say 'good for him.'...

 2019-05-20 23:08 

Sputnik International

'Dangerous Precedent': Turnover of Assange's Personal Effects Shows US' Power...

Ecuador's move to turn items and documents belonging to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over to the US emphasizes the power that the Trump administration can exert over the famed publisher, activist and comedian Randy Credico told Sputnik....

 2019-05-20 23:05 

Sputnik International

China Denies Agreeing to 'Extravagant' US Trade Deal Demands Report...

Washington is seeking to impose new tariffs on Chinese goods as a means of forcing Beijing to accept a new trade deal, according to reports. If Beijing continues to resist US pressure, US President Donald Trump could introduce additional tariffs even as e...

 2019-05-20 23:05 

Zero Hedge

All Things Being Equal......

Authored by Sven Henrich via NorthmanTrader.com, All things being equal, the 2019 rally stinks. No really. Remember those new all time highs on $SPX and $NDX at the end of April? Fake. Why? Because on an equal weight basis the 2019 rally was the weakest o...

 2019-05-20 23:03 

Sputnik International

Trump Directs McGahn to Defy Congressional Subpoena, Dems Urge Testimony...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump instructed former White House counsel Donald McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena and not attend Tuesday's scheduled hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sa...

 2019-05-20 23:00 

Sputnik International

Firefighters Pry UK Father Out of Playground Rocker...

A demonstration that turned into an hour-long ordeal!...

 2019-05-20 23:00 

Sputnik International

Firefighters Pry UK Father Out of Playground Rocker...

A demonstration that turned into an hour-long ordeal!...

 2019-05-20 22:46 

RT.com

Federal judge upholds Congress subpoena for Trump financial records, Trump vows to appeal...

In a landmark move, a federal judge has ruled that the firm that handled Donald Trump's finances before he became president must hand over the records under the subpoena issued by a Democrat-controlled House committee....

 2019-05-20 22:45 

Zero Hedge

'They Were Conned': How Bankers Devastated Thousands Of New York City Taxi Medallion Owners...

For the last several years, we reported an increase of suicides by taxi drivers in New York City was the result of insurmountable debts and financial stress of medallion owners . During the halving of medallion prices in the last four years, industry lead...

 2019-05-20 22:26 

TASS

US, Germany, UK, Poland block UN SC emergency session on Ukraine's language law...

On April 25, Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada adopted a draft law "On establishing Ukrainian as state language"...

 2019-05-20 22:25 

Zero Hedge

NYC Schools Chief Accused Of Creating Environment "Hostile" To White People...

Authored by Dave Huber via The College Fix, The chancellor of the Big Apple's schools stands accused of creating an atmosphere "which is hostile toward whites," according to city Department of Education insiders. A quartet of veteran DOE white...

 2019-05-20 22:05 

Zero Hedge

Navy Busts Seamen For Ranking Female Crewmates, Creating "Rape List"...

The US Navy ignored concerns over a sexually explicit "rape list" of female submariners circulating aboard the USS Florida - the second Navy submarine to integrate female crew members, according to records obtained by Military.com through a Freedo...

 2019-05-20 22:03 

TASS

Russia hopes that Zelensky will be committed to unifying Ukrainians — diplomat...

On Monday, Vladimir Zelensky took the oath of office as President of Ukraine at the Ukrainian parliament meeting...

 2019-05-20 22:01 

Sputnik International

Trump Says Iran Has Been 'Hostile', Talks Possible When Tehran Is 'Ready'...
 2019-05-20 21:57 

Sputnik International

Trump Refutes Federal Judge Ruling on Financial Records Disclosure...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump said Monday that he disagreed with a federal judge's ruling on a financial record disclosure, stressing that the decision would be appealed....

 2019-05-20 21:45 

Zero Hedge

5G Danger: 100s Of Respected Scientists Sound Alarm About Health Effects As 5G Networks Go Global...

Authored by Michael Snyder via The End of The American Dream blog, Even though many in the scientific community are loudly warning about the potential health effects that 5G technology could have on the general population, Verizon and AT&T are starting to...

 2019-05-20 21:44 

RT.com

Iran announces four-fold increase in uranium enrichment...

Making good on threats to pull back from its commitments under the 2015 nuclear pact with world powers, Tehran has quadrupled its production of enriched uranium, according to Iran's Atomic Energy Organization....

 2019-05-20 21:35 

Sputnik International

DHS Warns Chinese-Made Drones Could Steal Data of US Customers - Report...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in an alert on Monday warned that Chinese-made drones may be stealing data from American companies and government agencies on behalf of Beijing....

 2019-05-20 21:30 

TASS

Pontoon bridge across Euphrates restored in Syria — Russian reconciliation center...

Chief of the Russian reconciliation center Viktor Kupchishin said that "the bridge has made it possible to resume transport service within the province and deliver humanitarian cargoes"...

 2019-05-20 21:28 

Sputnik International

Kim Jong Un Worried About His 'Lack of English Proficiency' Before Trump Summit...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was reportedly nervous about not being able to speak English well with US President Donald Trump during the historic meeting between the two on June 12, 2018, in Singapore, a former aide to South Korean President Moon Jae I...

 2019-05-20 21:27 

RT.com

'Coordinated anti-Trump campaign' on Instagram found by data analytics firm...

Italian researchers have uncovered what they called a "coordinated social media operation"on Instagram intended to undermine US President Donald Trump, with many identical posts using hashtags like #ihatetrump and #ImpeachTrump....

 2019-05-20 21:27 

RT.com

Now Game of Drones? US firms 'warned' against Chinese UAVs...

The US Department of Homeland Security has reportedly warned US firms against using Chinese-made drones, saying they give Beijing "unfettered access" to company data. The move comes amid a wider crackdown on Chinese tech....

 2019-05-20 21:25 

Zero Hedge

"We're In The Twilight Zone" - Gundlach Warns About Risks Of Credit-Market Collapse...

Jeff Gundlach has been a recurring presence in the financial press over the past couple of weeks due to his ninth consecutive appearance at Sohn, to an ensuing interview with CNBC, as well as his latest web presentation. But if you've missed Gundlach&...

 2019-05-20 21:16 

Sputnik International

US Commerce Department Lifts Restrictions on Huawei - Report...

The US Department of Commerce has restored Huawei's ability to maintain its networks and provide software updates to existing Huawei handsets within the US, Reuters reported Monday....

 2019-05-20 21:14 

Sputnik International

No Witnesses: Cunning Canine Takes Out Surveillance Cam...

No evidence, no conviction!...

 2019-05-20 21:06 

Zero Hedge

D.C. Judge Rules Against Trump In Tax Records Tussle With Democrats...

Update : As expected, President Trump's lawyer Jay Sekulow has confirmed that they will appeal the ruling. * * * Some potentially bad news for the President this afternoon after a federal judge ruled the Democrat-led House Oversight and Government Ref...

 2019-05-20 21:01 

Sputnik International

Sen. Graham Urges US to Give Overwhelming Military Response to "Iranian Threat"...

The statement comes amid ever-increasing tensions between the US and Iran which escalated on 8 May, when the Islamic republic suspended some of its obligations under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. The US, in turn, slapped additional anti-Iranian sanctions an...

 2019-05-20 20:59 

ANA-MPA

PM Tsipras in Agrinio: Relief measures require public mandate for Greece's future...

SYRIZA's vision for the future requires popular unity and the defeat of the opposition and its......

 2019-05-20 20:55 

Sputnik International

US Court Sides With Congress, Not Trump, in Financial Records Battle...

A US federal judge have sided with Congress in its battle to obtain US President Donald Trump's financial records....

 2019-05-20 20:55 

Sputnik International

US Court Sides With Congress, Not Trump, in Financial Records Battle...

A US federal judge has sided with Congress in its battle to obtain US President Donald Trump's financial records....

 2019-05-20 20:52 

Sputnik International

US-China Trade War to Blame for GoT Finale Cancelation in China HBO...

Speculation and frustration flooded social media Monday as "Game of Thrones" fans in China were informed the streaming company Tencent Video could not air the show's finale due to an alleged "media transfer issue."...

 2019-05-20 20:47 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

North Macedonia Finds Eight Migrants Hiding In Truck's Roof...

Authorities in North Macedonia say they have discovered eight migrants from Iraq crammed into a hidden compartment in the roof of a truck at the border with Serbia....

 2019-05-20 20:45 

Zero Hedge

New York Bank Stocks Under Pressure From New Democrat-Backed Rent Legislation...

Banks based in New York are seeing their stocks tumble as a new note from Wedbush has highlighted that New York Democrats "pose a risk to loan growth and credit", according to Bloomberg. Newly elected Dems are eyeing rent control laws that are set...

 2019-05-20 20:34 

RT.com

EU establishment cries 'Russia!' in desperate bid to defeat critics...

With European Parliament elections looming, the establishment parties and mainstream media are reaching for the playbook of US Democrats and hyping the specter of 'Russia' to drive voters away from the rising tide of populism....

 2019-05-20 20:26 

Zero Hedge

"Us" Versus "Them"...

Authored by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, "I'll show you politics in America. Here it is, right here. "I think the puppet on the right shares my beliefs." "I think the puppet on the left is more to my liking." "Hey, ...

 2019-05-20 20:17 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Austrian Far-Right Ministers Leave Government Amid 'Russian Video' Scandal...

Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPO) says that all its ministers will step down from the coalition government amid a corruption scandal....

 2019-05-20 20:14 

TASS

Moscow, Minsk have no unresolved issues on oil delivery — Belneftekhim...

Belneftekhim chairman Andrey Rybakov said that there are no issues that may hinder the implementation of the roadmap for resolving the situation with oil deliveries...

 2019-05-20 20:11 

Meduza

As youth activists in multiple Russian cities plan to join global climate strike, Moscow leader struggles to obtain permit...

Arshak Makichyan, a Moscow student who has been picketing weekly to push for action on the global climate crisis, wrote on Twitter that he had been denied a permit to join an international climate strike on May 24. On May 20, Makichyan posted an image of ...

 2019-05-20 20:08 

KyivPost.com

Daily Digest: Top news of Monday, May 20...

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a showman and a political newcomer, was sworn in as the sixth president of Ukraine on May 20 and announced the dissolution of the parliament. Here are the highlights of the ceremony. And here's our pick of the best photos of the d...

 2019-05-20 20:08 

RT.com

Venezuela's Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-held National Assembly...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has proposed holding early elections to restock the National Assembly, currently headed by opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido backed by US....

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