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Photos: Street Artist Makes Stunning ‘Dirt Paintings’ on Dirty Cars and Trucks

(ANTIMEDIA)Moscow — Proving that just about anything can be a canvas for the creative, a man in Russia is etching beautiful images out of the dirt and mud on vehicles in the streets of Moscow. Nikita Golubev, 36, is a self-educated artist who tags his pieces with “ProBoyNick.” In the few weeks since he’s started working in the new medium, …

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In With The Loan Sharks: The IRS Hires Private Debt Collectors

(MPN) In 2009, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) decided to end a three-year program that used private debt collectors to chase down delinquent taxpayers after an internal report found that it was actually losing the government money and that government employees were much more efficient at collecting debt than their private sector counterparts. This was the agency’s second attempt at using …

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U.S. Drone Strike Kills Three Civilians in Yemen

(MEE) Three Yemeni civilians were killed when a drone attacked four suspected al-Qaeda militants travelling in a vehicle in the southern part of the country, residents and a local official said on Monday. Residents said the attack in al-Saeed area of Shabwa province on Sunday afternoon was by a United States drone, part of a campaign by Donald Trump’s administration against …

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Donald Trump: The Candidate VS. The President

(RPI) “I love Wikileaks,” candidate Donald Trump said on October 10th on the campaign trail. He praised the organization for reporting on the darker side of the Hillary Clinton campaign. It was information likely leaked by a whistleblower from within the Clinton campaign to Wikileaks. Back then he praised Wikileaks for promoting transparency, but candidate Trump looks less like President Trump …

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U.S. to Increase Support for Saudis in Yemen

(ANTIWAR) Visiting Riyadh, Defense Secretary James Mattis continued to play up the idea of deeper US involvement in the Saudi war in Yemen, suggesting the US would substantially increase aide to Saudi Arabia, while playing up the idea that the deeper US involvement would be against Iran. Saudi officials have presented the war in Yemen, against a Shi’ite faction, as amounting …

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North Korea Arrests U.S. Citizen, Threatens To Sink U.S. Aircraft Carrier

(ZHE) A third US citizen has been arrested and remains in custody in North Korea, according to South Korean news agency Yonhap. A Korean-American professor in his 50s, identified by the surname Kim, had been in North Korea for a month to discuss relief activities and was detained at Pyongyang International Airport just as he was leaving North Korea, the agency …

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The American Flags on the Moon Are Bone-White and Disintegrating

(ANTIMEDIA) – These colors don’t run….but if they’re embossed on rayon and marooned in the vacuum of space for 40 years, they may fade to white and disintegrate. At least that’s what some scientists believe is likely already happening to the five remaining American flags erected on the surface of the moon between 1969 and 1972. Contrary to our iconic …

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Venezuela on the Verge of Revolution: A Quick Overview

(ANTIMEDIA)Caracas — Venezuela, a country with only $ 10 billion left in reserves to run on, is in trouble. The people are starving. The government has gone full-on authoritarian, and now desperate human beings are dying in the streets. From an Associated Pressreport on Friday: “Authorities in Venezuela say 12 people were killed overnight following looting and violence in the …

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Video: American Airlines Employee Hits Mother, Challenges Passenger to Fight

(ZHE) For U.S. airlines’ public relations teams, April has been the cruelest month on record. Less than two weeks after a 69-year-old doctor, David Dao, was hospitalized after Chicago aviation police dragged him from a United Airlines plane sparking international outrage and a public relations nightmare for the carrier, it is now American Airlines’ turn to be in the spotlight. The …

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White House Survey Asks Public: Should the Presidency be Eliminated

(ANTIMEDIA) The Trump administration recently launched a public survey on the White House’s website where participants can indicate which federal departments they believe should be eliminated. While some survey options fall in line with the traditional Republican agenda, such as cutting the Department of Energy and the National Endowment for the Arts, others appear to flout the power of the Washington …

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Journalist Who Blew Lid off War Crimes: CIA Fighting ‘Parallel’ War in Afghanistan — Exclusive

(ANTIMEDIA)Nicky Hager is a ground-breaking investigative journalist and best-selling author. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh once said of him: “Nicky Hager has more knowledge and understanding of the American intelligence world in Afghanistan — both its good and its very bad points — than any reporter I know.” Hager’s latest book, which he co-authored with Jon Stephenson, is called Hit …

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The U.S. Government Declares War on WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange

(ANTIMEDIA) The U.S. government is dramatically ratcheting up its rhetoric against whistleblowing news collective Wikileaks, announcing on Thursday that authorities are preparing new charges on which to arrest the group’s founder, Julian Assange. Assange has lived at the Ecuadorian embassy in London for the last four years in order to avoid extradition and arrest. Now, in the wake of Wikileaks’ controversial …

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Psychiatrists at Yale Just Warned There Is Something Seriously Wrong with Trump

(ANTIMEDIA) “I’ve worked with murderers and rapists. I can recognize dangerousness from a mile away. You don’t have to be an expert on dangerousness or spend fifty years studying it like I have in order to know how dangerous this man is.” Those words came from the mouth of James Gilligan, psychiatrist and professor at New York University. The man he …

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Cherokee Nation Files Lawsuit Against Big Pharma over Opioid Epidemic

(ANTIMEDIA) On Thursday, lawyers representing the Cherokee Nation filed a lawsuit against major pharmaceutical companies, claiming they have pumped dangerous painkillers into Native American communities in Oklahoma. The Washington Post obtained a copy of the court filing and reported that the companies are accused of breaking laws by “failing to prevent the diversion of pain pills to the black market.” Specifically, …

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‘Poop into Power’: Portland Plans to Harvest Natural Gas from Sewer System

(ANTIMEDIA)Portland — City officials in Portland are planning to turn “poop into power” with a brand new facility, The Oregonianreported Thursday. From the article: “The Portland City Council unanimously approved on Wednesday the construction of a $ 9 million facility to convert methane gas in the city’s sewer system into natural gas. City officials plan to sell that natural gas …

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VIDEO: iPhones Are iSpies – Wikileaks “Vault 7” Revelations Continue To Terrify

[embedded content] (MPN) Since launching in 2006, Wikileaks has reportedly released over 10 million documents, including controversial disclosures that have helped unravel war crimes, uncover corporate secrets and even brought to light explosive revelations stemming from Hillary Clinton’s most recent presidential run. Despite facing widespread international denunciation, Wikileaks has remained faithful in blowing the whistle on information that would have remained …

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U.S. Preparing Charges Against Julian Assange

(ANTIWAR) US officials have repeatedly vilified WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over the past several years, and intermittently called for his assassination, but just now appear to be nearing a decision to file charges against him, accusing him of crimes for involvement in the whistleblower organization. What the charges might be remain a matter of speculation, as Assange’s lawyer says they’ve heard …

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The Trump Administration Almost Forgot It Wants to Bomb Iran

(ANTIMEDIA) Together with the mainstream media, the United States government has been so distracted playing a game of chicken with adversary states Syria and North Korea that the establishment almost forgot to tie all these developments back to the end-game of the Middle East: Iran. However, things are seemingly back on track for the neoconservatives’ agenda to finally confront Iran and do what …

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Russia Reportedly Sending Troops, Tanks to Border with North Korea

(ANTIMEDIA)North Korea — Following China’s reported deployment of 150,000 troops to its border with North Korea only days ago, it appears Russia is now following suit. Thursday morning, footage surfaced that appears to show Russian tanks, helicopters, and troops being moved to the country’s tiny 11-mile border with North Korea by train. “Railway trains loaded with military equipment moving towards …

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Ex-DEA Spokeswoman: ‘Marijuana Is Safe,’ Kept Illegal Because It’s a ‘Cash Cow’

(ANTIMEDIA) Before the heroin epidemic became a nationwide problem, claiming thousands of lives, Plano, Texas, was already entrenched. And like many of the places caught in the crosshairs of the continuing heroin crisis, Plano is the last place that one would expect to be swept into the opioid tidal wave. Anti-Media recently interviewed Texas-native Belita Nelson, who has had an interesting …

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