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U.S. extends ban on flights into Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration extended its ban Wednesday on U.S. airlines’ flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, for another 24 hours. The ban now runs through 12:15 p.m. ET Thursday. “The agency is working closely with the government of Israel to review the significant new information they have provided...

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China’s terrifying debt ratios poised to breeze past US levels

The China-US sorpasso is looming. I do not mean the much-exaggerated moment when China’s GDP will overtake America’s GDP – which may not happen in the lifetime of anybody reading this blog post – as China slows to more pedestrian growth rates (an objective of premier Li Keqiang.) The sorpasso...

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Obama To Ignore Court Ruling, Keep Handing Out Obamacare Subsidies

The Obama administration will continue handing out Obamacare subsidies to federal exchange customers despite a federal court’s ruling Tuesday that the subsidies are illegal. A D.C. Court of Appeals panel ruled Tuesday morning that customers in the 36 states that didn’t establish their own exchange and use HealthCare.gov instead cannot...

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General Motors Announces Six More Recalls Totalling 717,950 Vehicles

General Motors announced six more recalls today, totalling 717,950 newer-model U.S. vehicles for a variety of defects. That brings the number of GM recalls this year to 60, totaling 26.41 million vehicles. GM says it knows of three crashes and two injuries, but no deaths, linked to the new recalls....

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$200 per barrel oil if Russia sanctions escalate- Oxford Economics

If the standoff with Russia and the West reaches a point where the EU has to completely cut trade with Russia, oil prices could soar above $200 per barrel, sparking a global economic crisis, says Adam Slater, senior economist at Oxford Economics. Cutting off trade with Russia, the world’s second...

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Price hikes coming for Chipotle, Dunkin’ Donuts and The Cheesecake Factory

Fast food fans, we’ve got some bad news.   Wholesale prices on a bunch of your favorite food products have seen sharp increases this year.  Among those, beef and avocados are through the roof, hitting burrito-makers doubly hard. Because of huge price increases for beef and avocados, Chipotle is raising menu...

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The 10 Plagues That Are Hitting America Right Now

Why are so many plagues hitting the United States all of a sudden? Yes, one can always point out bad stuff that is happening somewhere in the country, but right now we are facing a nightmarish combination of crippling drought, devastating wildfires, disastrous viruses, dying crops and superbugs that scientists...

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Plastic ‘trash islands’ forming in Pacific Ocean garbage patch

The team has also found more permanent fixtures in the garbage patch’s landscape. For instance, the team has discovered a “trash island” more than 50 feet (15 meters) long, with “beaches,” a “rocky coastline,” and “underwater mountains” and reefs made up of ropes, buoys and other plastic debris, Moore said....

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Boko Haram attack causes over 15,000 to flee in Nigeria

More than 15,000 people have fled an area around the northeast Nigerian town of Damboa after a spate of lethal assaults by Islamist Boko Haram fighters during the weekend, the emergency services said on Monday. Suspected Islamists raided Damboa on Friday and Saturday, shooting dead more than 40 residents and...