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Argentina's economy minister, Axel Kicillof, via Mr. Kicillof's Facebook page.

Default? Argentine, U.S. debt negotiations down to the wire

Default? Argentine, U.S. debt negotiations down to the wire

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 – Almost perversely, as stocks sink in pre-Fed trading today, Argentine bonds caught a bid, jumping to a three-year high Wednesday morning. The current Argentine bond rally is apparently based on a rumor that officials of that country are nearing a deal with its holdout creditors–called “vultures” by Argentina’s current socialist

"Sameera" poses with her record breaking Starbucks drink (Caffeine Informer)

Muslim girl breaks world record for most expensive Starbucks drink

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 — Identifying herself only as Sameera, a young Muslim girl from Pembroke Pines, Fl is the latest to break the world record for most expensive Starbucks drink. Posting her account on Consumerist, Sameera revealed that her original bill came out to $60.58. When she applied a rewards card, the amount decreased

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Thanks to Obama, Israeli Americans are being literally taxed to death

If President Obama has any intention of proving he cares for ALL American people, he will not only end all funding to the Palestinian Authority and Hamas but he must publicly call for the release of Naftali Frenkle as well. Anything short of that is not only impeachable but immoral as well.

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Chabil Mar Resort in Placencia Belize Earns Fodor’s Choice Award

BELIZE, May 19, 2014 —  Fodor’s Travel, one of the world’s leading providers of travel information has bestowed the prestigious “Fodor’s Choice Award” for the best hotel in southern Belize to Chabil Mar, the only guest exclusive resort in Placencia Belize. The award recognizes Chabil Mar as a leader in its field for service, quality, and

Police have photos of a man who allegedly spat on a 15-year-old Muslim girl and called her a "terrorist." (NYPD)

One year after Anti-Muslim ads appear in NYC public transit, 15 year old girl attacked on bus

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 – A man who spat upon, insulted, and threatened a young Muslim girl on a public bus in New York has been arrested, according to the New York Police Department. CBS News reports that the police said “Perry Germano, 50, of Queens approached the 15-year-old female victim, made anti-Muslim statements, spat

Self defense forces in Kyiv / Michael Kotter, used under Flickr Creative Commons license

Five risks for the West in alienating Russia over Ukraine

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 — As the situation in Ukraine continues to deteriorate and is now careening toward civil war, Western powers are again considering moving against Russia. In addition to discussions of sanctions and isolation from international organizations, some are now considering either arming Ukraine’s military or even direct military action. Despite the increasingly

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Fort Hood: A soldiers right to bear arms and military base safety

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 — The latest Fort Hood shooting is reigniting the debate over allowing soldiers on U.S. bases to carry weapons. Currently, soldiers do not have access to private weapons when on-base. Soldiers retain their Constitutional rights to bear arms, however on a military post, it also has to be legal to carry that

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