“He Is Free To Leave Whenever He Wants”: Swedish Prosecutors Drop Rape Investigation Against Julian Assange
Swedish prosecutors said Friday they have decided to drop a probe into alleged rape targeting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. “Director of Public Prosecution, Ms Marianne Ny, has today decided to discontinue the investigation, ”the Swedish Prosecution Authority said in a statement.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he will not “forgive or forget” being “slandered” and “detained” for seven years without charge.
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“The bottom line is yesterday’s slight bounce back in what remain Risk-Off markets feel about as solidly supported as an alligator in the Washington Mirror Pond.If there is a theme to what’s really going on, its “tedious inevitability.” So, with due respect, “bear” with me (geddit? see what I did there?). Take the Red Pill, and let’s see how deep this Rabbit Hole takes us. “
After years of sexting scandals that cost him his marriage with Huma Abedin and potentially even cost Hillary the White House, disgraced former Democratic congressman and New York Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner is set to appear in a federal courtroom in Manhattan today to enter a guilty plea for sexting with a minor.
In a surprisingly candid discussion of the recent economic slowdown, St. Louis Fed president said growth is unlikely “to move meaningfully” this year from the current trend of about 2% and that inflation expectations “have surprised to the downside.” adding that financial market readings since the March decision have been opposite of expectations. “This may suggest that the FOMC’s contemplated policy rate path is overly aggressive relative to actual incoming data.”
“Trump Isn’t A Trainwreck” Nassim Taleb Destroys Media Narrative, Urges “Rational” Investors To Hedge
“If you own stocks without a hedge [right now], it’s not rational.”
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The information on the following video is what is being hidden from the public with other distractions
The Judge has surprised me — and so has Bill Still!
Daboo Does a Great Job!
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The US Navy has deployed a second aircraft carrier, the CVN-76 Ronald Reagan to the Korean Peninsula where it will conduct dual-carrier training exercises with the USS Carl Vinson already on location, amid heightened tensions in the region.
US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner personally intervened on a recent arms deal with Saudi Arabia ahead of Trump’s visit to the kingdom this week, said a report.
According to a report by The New York Times on Thursday, Kushner jumped to the Saudis’ assistance when it became clear that the cost of a sophisticated radar system, THAAD, might be an issue. . .continue reading!!!
Is There A Coup Attempt Underway In America? — more from Max Krieger! (Video below is from this important article)
“…don’t fool yourself into thinking this is OK or even tolerable. The bottom line is that we have some very powerful people in Washington who really don’t like how democracy played out this time around and what they do to attack it next isn’t going to be any better than what they’re doing now.”
What lots of Americans don’t realize is that what Trump has been enduring from the national-security establishment, the mainstream press, and the American right-wing for his outreach to, or “collusion with,” Russia pales in comparison to what Kennedy had to endure for committing the heinous ‘crime’ of reaching out to Russia and the rest of the Soviet Union in a spirit of peace and friendship.
If the protests that have rocked Venezuela over the past few months can teach us anything, it’s that the Maduro regime is desperately clinging to power.
Note from Jean: I wrote to Niall Bradley (who has kindly responded) with a question about Venezuela, and he responded:
What’s going on in Venezuela is more like the Maidan event in Kiev in early 2014. So it’s a US ‘deep state’-backed colour revolution using local extremists to terrorize the population and force the government to respond. Here is a sample of recent articles about it on Sott.net:
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“The back of the ID had these evacuation instructions on it. And so I got on Google Maps and followed the instructions and they led to a road that very clearly went into the side of a mountain…”
US President Donald Trump’s administration has launched the countdown for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico.
With a letter to US lawmakers on Thursday, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer triggered a 90-day consultation period with Congress, and representatives of industries to renegotiate NAFTA — one of the world’s biggest trading blocs.
Baltimore schools spend a staggering $16,00 per student – the fourth-highest rate in the nation – and still an investigation by Fox45’s Project Baltimore revealed that at six city schools, not one student scored proficient on either the statewide tests for English and math.