Trump announces new sanctions against iran

Trump announces new sanctions against iran

Strait of Hormuz. Image: Nasa

Economic war intensifies, Iran’s response yet to come. Saudi Arabia joins U.S. naval mission in Persian Gulf

U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered his Treasury Secretary to lift sanctions on Iran "to be substantially strengthened", as he made known via Twitter with exclamation marks. The world public still has to wait for details.

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Boredom on the rise among american teens

Boredom on the rise among american youth


At the same time, mental health problems increase and young people spend more time alone

Anyone who grew up as a child in a time when television was not yet widespread and there was only one program anyway, or when the telephone only gradually penetrated homes, has experienced that when you were away from home, you were usually also unreachable, but also times of countless boredom. Even if you were hanging out with friends but couldn’t do anything with each other.

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Reorientation in moscow?

Reorientation in Moscow?

Konstantin Kosachov and Veronika Credit entity in the Moscow museum for newer Russian history. Image: Moscow museum for newer Russian history

Veronika Krashinikowa, leading member of the ruling party "Some Russia", Criticizes contacts to AfD and Front National

In the museum for newer Russian history at the Terskaya Strain, not far from the Kremlin, there was on 1. November an event that did not fit into the walk Russia picture. Veronika Krashinikowa, Head of the Department of Affordable Political Party Politics "Some Russia", Theses presented to the right populists in the European Union, which had it.

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Muslims threaten german video culture

YouTube and Co. – our weekly Telepolis video review

One thing we want to make clear right at the beginning today; and that is exactly this. That simply had to be said. And now a quick tip for the gentlemen and ladies of the PI blog, who in their fight for the purity of German culture like to confuse politically incorrect with politically underexposed. And that’s why you should quickly visit YouTube, click on "German" as the language, and then watch the video hits of the German-language section. The hit parades offered there are dominated by such typically German videos as "Ezo Gelin 26", "Ezo Gelin 26" and "Ezo Gelin 26". Bolum 4 / 8", "4Yuz 4 Yuz – Kiz Kiza (En iyi Kalite)" or "Avrupa Yakas? 126. Bolum 7 / 10". In short, the good German YouTube video is actually in danger of dying out! And not even the latest Nessie video could place there.

Nessie caught on tape

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Tax reform: trump nears his goal

Tax reform: trump nears his goal

Graphic: Donkey Hotey. License: CC BY 2.0

Bill narrowly makes it from committee to Senate floor

U.S. President Donald Trump has moved a step closer to one of his campaign promises: The relevant Senate committee forwarded a bill for his promised tax reform to the plenum, which may now debate it, with a narrow Republican majority of twelve votes to eleven. Among other things, the bill would cut the previous seven federal income tax rates of 10, 15, 25, 28, 33, 35 and 39.6 percent to 10, 12, 22, 24, 32, 35 and 38.5 percent and corporate taxes would be lowered from 35 percent to 20 percent.

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“The bnd was able to learn the hard way from the highly professional russians”

BND headquarters. Image: euroluftbild.en/Grahn/CC BY-SA-3.0

Interview with intelligence critic Erich Schmidt-Eenboom on the BND’s planned counter-intelligence unit

According to information from Der Spiegel, the BND "powerful force" expand, "to spy on foreign intelligence services". There is explicit talk of "counterintelligence activities" which were discontinued after the end of the Cold War. Main opponents are again the Russians. In the game against the "Main enemy", as it hieb at that time in the jargon, the western services remained at that time always only "second winner". Intelligence expert Erich Schmidt-Eenboom has been watching the BND for decades (and vice versa).

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Package bombs: trump fan detained as a suspender

Package bombs: Trump fan detained as a suspender

The suspicious on a photo of his linkedin account

Probably it was an individual dad that wanted to lay dry the democratic swamp, Trump Eiert continues around

That was fast with the "Maga Bomber", Especially if this compares this with clearing of the unauthorized package bomb series and the anthrax letters, with the latter further doubts, whether the suspicious, which committed suicide before the arrest, was indeed the guilty. Yesterday, the FBI in the city of Plantation in the near Miami has arrested a man as a major repository.

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Germany: is the recession coming??

Germany: is the recession coming?

Symbol image: Kim from Sherwood Park, Canada. License: CC BY 2.0

Massive drop in orders in mechanical engineering, short-time work at automotive suppliers

This week, the German Engineering Federation (VDMA) reported a nine percent drop in orders for the first half of 2019. The industry, which employs over one million people and has a production value of 225 billion euros, therefore expects the two percent increase in production in 2018 to turn into a two percent drop this year.

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