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The Big Banks Are Recklessly Gambling With Our Money, And It Will Cause The Global Financial System To Collapse

Have you ever wondered how the big banks make such enormous mountains of money?  Well, the truth is that much of it is made by gambling recklessly.  If they win on their bets, they become fabulously wealthy.  If they lose on their bets, they know that the government will come in and arrange for the banks to be bailed out because they are “too big to fail”.

Either they will be bailed out by the government using our tax dollars, or as we just witnessed in Cyprus, they will be allowed to “recapitalize” themselves by stealing money directly from our bank accounts.  So if they win, they win big.  If they lose, someone else will come in and clean up the mess.  This creates a tremendous incentive for the bankers to “go for it”, because there is simply not enough pain in this equation for those that are taking the risks.

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State of uncertainty declared in North Iceland because of earthquakes

ICELAND – The Civil Protection office of the National Commissioner in Iceland has declared a State of Uncertainty in North Iceland because of a series of earthquakes. The first earthquake came around one o’clock last night (GMT) and the quake was measured to be 5.5 points in magnitude.
The earthquake originated East of Grimsey Island.

Another earthquake came shortly after, and it was measured to be 4.3 points in magnitude. The State of Uncertainty means increased surveillance with events, because at later stages the safety of people in the area might be compromised.

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First Major US City to File for Bankruptcy

A judge accepted the California city of Stockton’s bankruptcy application on Monday, making it the most populous city in the nation to enter bankruptcy.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein said the bankruptcy declaration was needed to allow the city to continue to provide basic services.

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U.S. General Says North Korea Situation Is ‘Volatile’ and ‘Dangerous’

(Video) Gen. James Thurman, the top U.S. commander in South Korea, said that in his two years on the job he has never seen things as tense as they are right now, telling ABC News the situation on the Korean peninsula as “volatile” and “dangerous.”

Thurman said in his exclusive interview with ABC News that his ” job is to prevent war,” but that his greatest fear is a “miscalculation” that causes “a kinetic provocation.” In military parlance, kinetic refers to combat.

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Israeli troops return fire into Syria

Israeli tanks fired into Syria on Tuesday after shots were fired at troops in the occupied Golan Heights, a military spokeswoman said, in a further spill over of the Syrian civil war.

“Shots were fired at an IDF (Israel Defence Forces) patrol on the border. No injuries or damage was caused. In response, IDF forces returned precise fire at the source and reported a direct hit,” the spokeswoman said.

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U.S. will not accept North Korea as a ‘nuclear state,’ Kerry says

The United States will not accept North Korea as a “nuclear state,” Secretary of State John Kerry warned on Tuesday, just hours after Pyongyang announced plans to restart a nuclear reactor it shut down five years ago.
North Korea’s decision comes as tensions on the Korean peninsula escalate over Kim Jong Un’s threats to wage war against the United States and South Korea.

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Pope Francis: ‘I Am Thinking Particularly of Dialogue With Islam’

Speaking on Friday at an audience held for diplomats accredited to the Vatican, Pope Francis said that he hoped to “intensify dialogue” with other religion, particularly Islam.

He noted the pope is also known as the “pontiff”–or “a builder of bridges”–and that St. Francis was a peacemaker.

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BRICS dumping euro amid simmering EU banking crisis

Brussels has been forced to eat a generous slice of humble pie: A massive sell-off of the euro is underway in the wake of a persistent financial crisis, as holdings in the European currency by emerging economies were slashed by almost 8 percent last year.

Emerging economies – including Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) – are dumping the euro, having sold €45 billion of the currency in 2012, according to data gathered by the International Monetary Fund.

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Gun rights advocates fear U.N. treaty will lead to U.S. registry

The U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday approved a sweeping, first-of-its-kind treaty aimed at regulating the estimated $60 billion international arms trade, brushing aside gun rights groups’ concerns that the pact could lead to a national firearms registry in the U.S.

The long-debated U.N. Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) requires countries to regulate and control the export of weaponry such as battle tanks, combat vehicles and aircraft and attack helicopters, as well as parts and ammunition for such weapons.

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Officials: Weapons supplies to Syrian rebels increase dramatically before a push on Damascus

Mideast powers opposed to President Bashar Assad have dramatically stepped up weapons supplies to Syrian rebels in coordination with the U.S. in preparation for a push on the capital of Damascus, officials and Western military experts said Wednesday.

A carefully prepared covert operation is arming rebels, involving Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar, with the United States and other Western governments consulting, and all parties hold veto power over where the shipments are directed, according to a senior Arab official whose government is participating. His account was corroborated by a diplomat and two military experts.

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This Will Signal The Final Collapse & End Game Has Started

Today John Embry spoke with King World News about what will signal to investors that the final collapse and end game is upon us.  Below is what Embry, chief investment strategist at Sprott Asset Management, had to say:

“I think the US stock market is building a massive rounded top, and when it finally buckles it will probably be the start of the end game.  The volume keeps declining as the markets rise.  This is not a good pattern when viewed from a historical context.

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China mobilizing troops, jets near Korea

China has placed military forces on heightened alert in the northeastern part of the country as tensions mount on the Korean peninsula following recent threats by Pyongyang to attack, U.S. officials said.

Reports from the region reveal the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) recently increased its military posture in response to the heightened tensions, specifically North Korea’s declaration of a “state of war” and threats to conduct missile attacks against the United States and South Korea.

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