World News (April 23, 2018 Edition)

9 Dead, 16 Injured After Van Runs Over Pedestrians In Toronto, Driver Arrested

US Admiral warns: Only war can now stop Beijing controlling the South China Sea (And what could possibly go wrong?)

Narco-Politics: 7,667 Mexicans Killed In 3 Months As Drug Cartels Unleash Hell Before Elections

Trump Instructs DHS To Block “Caravans” Of Illegals After First Wave Reaches Border

Iran Warns Rest Of World: “No Plan B” On Nuke Deal, “Encourage Trump” Or “We Shred It”

European Parliament Urges Boycott Of Soccer World Cup In Russia

Syrian military pummels IS-held districts in Damascus:

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces used warplanes, helicopters and artillery on Sunday to pound districts of the capital held by the Islamic State group, in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached with the militants earlier in the week.

Mossad Accused Of Assassinating Hamas-linked Professor In Malaysia, Israel Denies:

Witnesses describe two “white men” with “European features,” driving a powerful BMW 1100cc motorbike in the early morning hours. They fired ten rounds and then vanished.

World Bank recommends that countries eliminate minimum wage, dismantle wrongful dismissal rules and contractual protections for workers

Iran Central Bank Bans Domestic Banks from Cryptocurrency Dealings

Goldman Hires Head Cryptocurrency Trader

Iran Officially Switches From Dollar To Euro

DISGUSTING: Study finds that animal vaccines have no safeguards against contamination and contribute to serious pet diseases like cancer

Western-Backed Regime Change Looms As Armenia PM Resigns Following Mass Protests

– FYI: John Pfeffer’s Ira Sohn Pick: “Bitcoin To $700,000”

– FYI: Melania Trump Goes All Out For State Dinner: Presidential China, 1200 Cherry Blossom Branches, Opera


A report issued by the U.S. 1990 space agency NASA concluded that there has been no sign that the greenhouse effect increased global temperatures during the 1980s. Based on satellite analysis…

Senate confirms a homophobic climate change denier with no scientific credentials to lead NASA  (H/t reader eric: “Our future in their hands.”)

Indian Police Arrest Operators of $2.6 Million Bitcoin Ponzi

The “Reset” Looms – Canadians Start Feeling The Pain Of Debt

Assange Twitter Account Returns As #ReconnectJulian Campaign Takes Over

Most Millionaires Expect To Live To 100 According To UBS

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