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Mapping The Top Tourist Attraction In Every Country

Even as early as a decade ago, if you were backpacking in a foreign place, Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins remembers that it was not uncommon to rely on the wisdom printed in travel guides such as Lonely Planet or Rick Steves toShow More Summary

"Never Seen Such A Large Crowd": Record Numbers Flock To Florida Gun Show After Shooting;

A record number of firearms enthusiasts made their way to the Florida State Fairgrounds this weekend to attend the Florida Gun Show, amid a fierce national debate over gun rights following the Valentine's Day massacre at Stoneman Douglas...Show More Summary

North Korea's Winter Olympics Cheerleaders "Forced Into Sexual Slavery" Back Home

As mainstream outlets such as USA Today, ABC News, and the New York Times pumped out a steady stream of propaganda about North Korea's cheerleaders at the Winter Olympics "stealing the spotlight" and wearing "matching snowsuits," a more...Show More Summary

Why Do Governments Fail? (The Exponent Problem)

Authored by Robert Gore via Straight Line Logic blog, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 512, 1024, 2048, 4096, 8192... Most people find managing their own affairs sufficiently challenging. Earning a living, establishing a family, rearing...Show More Summary

Ohio Sheriff Offers Free Gun Training To 50 Teachers; Forced To Cap At 300 After Huge Response

An Ohio sheriff who offered free firearms training to 50 teachers was forced to cap his offer at 300, after a flood of local school employees signed up in the wake of a Florida high school shooting that left 17 people dead.  “We put it online, we thought we’d get 20 school teachers maybe. Show More Summary

Trump Pivots Toward Trade Wars With Promotion Of Trade Uber-Hawk Peter Navarro

Trump is officially on a trade war path. Defying threats of retaliation from the Chinese, on Friday Bloomberg reported that President Trump was pushing for the "harshest possible" global tariff of 24% on all steel imports and 10% onShow More Summary

IceCap Asset Management: "Get Ready For The 2nd Half Of Global Financial Markets"

Submitted from IceCap Asset Management "The Halftime Show" For many, the Super Bowl football game is a rather odd event. To begin with, Americans claim the winner of the big game to be the world champion – despite never defeating the best from Europe, Asia, or Africa. Show More Summary

How Cryptocurrencies Spawned A New Media Industry

In the span of just a few years, Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have taken financial markets by storm. Blockchain technology has already created new ways of financing companies. Bitcoin is gradually changing the rules of the game in...Show More Summary

Powell Preview: What Happens When A New Sheriff Comes To Town?

From Deutsche Bank's macro strategist Alan Ruskin When a new Sheriff comes to town what does he do? If things have been unruly, he asserts himself and shows who is boss. If the old regime was largely peaceful/ successful, he followsShow More Summary

Paul Craig Roberts: "Devin Nunes For President...

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, ...and Ray McGovern for CIA Director This is an extraordinary and highly truthful article by former CIA official Ray McGovern who was the responsible official for the daily briefing of the President of the United States. The stakes are very high. Show More Summary

FX Weekly Preview: Liquidation Risk Likely To Benefit USD This Week

Submitted by Shant Movsesian and Rajan Dhall MSTA from FX Weekly Preview - liquidation risk likely to benefit USD this week  Last week we were looking for some moderation in the USD bearish view, and while this was...Show More Summary

Florida Governor Orders Investigation Into Parkland Shooting Response

Florida Governor Rick Scott has ordered the state's top law enforcement agency to conduct an independent investigation into the Broward Country Sheriff's Department response to the deadly Valentine's Day shooting at a Parkland high school, the governor's office announced Sunday. FL Gov. Show More Summary

The States With The Most Gun Laws See The Fewest Gun-Related Deaths

While it's certainly true that a number of factors (drug use, mental health, economic adversity) contribute to the high rates of gun violence in the U.S., a comparison of state laws versus rates of shooting deaths does show a 'correlation'. As...Show More Summary

Crisis: Poverty Pay, Food Stamps At American Airlines

American Airlines, the world’s largest air carrier, is enjoying a boom in business. Everything is fantastic, as the company made almost $2 billion in profits in the fiscal year 2017 alone. The airline lobbied hard for tax cuts, which...Show More Summary

A Bond Short-Squeeze Is Coming

Authored by Jesse Colombo via, Rising U.S. interest rates have been the main topic of discussion among financial market participants over the past several months. The mainstream narrative goes like this: “the...Show More Summary

"Day Of Reckoning" Nears As Goldman Projects A Record $650BN In Stock Buybacks

When it comes to stock buybacks - an increasingly politically charged topic - 2018 has already been a historic year: as we reported last weekend the $171 billion in YTD stock buyback announcements is the most ever for this early in the year. Show More Summary

Oakland Mayor Tips Off Illegal Immigrants: ICE Raid Within Next 24 Hours

Last week, President Trump suggested the idea of pulling federal immigration officers and Border Patrol agents out of California over the states “lousy management” in providing adequate support to federal agents in enforcing immigration...Show More Summary

Why BofA Is Becoming Increasingly "Concerned About A Global Policy Error"

With traders, analysts and pundits growing increasingly worried that an inflationary burst is just around the corner and threatens to spoil the Goldilock narrative, here is a contrarian piece from the equity strategy team of BofA's Ritesh...Show More Summary

The Arctic Doomsday Seed-Vault Is Getting Some Major Upgrades

The Norwegian government is planning to allocate 100 million kroner ($13 million) in technical improvements to enhance a doomsday seed vault situated on an Arctic island, built nearly a decade ago to protect the world’s food supplies...Show More Summary

Lawyers For The DNC Argue That 'Primary Rigging' Is Protected By The First Amendment

Via Disobedient Media, The ongoing litigation of the DNC Fraud Lawsuit and the appeal regarding its dismissal took a stunning turn yesterday. The defendants in the case, including the DNC and former DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz,...Show More Summary

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