Man Killed In San Francisco After Tesla Runs Red Light, Crashes Into Tourists

One pedestrian has died and another is in “life that threatening condition” after a Tesla ran a red light and caused a two car accident in downtown San Francisco on Sunday afternoon, according to CBS. The incident took place at the intersection of Taylor and O’Farrell Streets at about 2 o’clock in the afternoon. The […]

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Oil Will “Go Bust” If Recession Hits

Authored by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com, Oil prices plunged last week, dragged down by fears of slowing demand, and shrinking geopolitical risk premia. An unexpected increase in inventories underscored the downside risk to oil prices. The EIA reported a drawdown in crude stocks, but a huge 9.25 million barrel combined increase in gasoline and diesel […]

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Chinese Dissident Tycoon Hiding In Ritzy NYC Hotel Accused Of Spying For Beijing

If this story sounds like it was ripped from the plot of “House of Cards,” well, we’ll concede that it has all of the necessary elements of a best-selling spy novel. In a story published in Monday’s WSJ, the paper recounts the story of Chinese businessman Guo Wengui, who has been holed up in an […]

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CIA Wants To Make It Easier To Jail Journalists, & Congress Isn’t Stopping It

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Free speech has been on the chopping block for a long time. Journalists are already silenced and have to ask the government for permission before running stories while alternative media is censored and blocked by Google’s search algorithms. But now it’s getting worse, and Congress isn’t stopping it. The […]

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“Electromagnetic Attack” Sparks Massive Blackouts Across Venezuela

Widespread power blackouts were first reported on Monday evening across 15 Venezuelan states and Caracas, as per a report from Reuters Caracas newsroom. Central #Caracas (#Chacao) right now #apagón #blackout #Venezuela pic.twitter.com/6Pvp3QdPPW — Adriano Mérola Marotta (@AdrianoMerola) July 22, 2019 Venezuelan information minister Jorge Rodrigues said an “electromagnetic attack caused the nationwide blackout” and power […]

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Why The United States Won’t Launch A Ground War Versus Iran

Authored by Steve Brown via The Duran, In recent weeks we have seen numerous probing attempts and provocations in and around the Strait of Hormuz — whether false flags or actual events — intended to raise the profile of the US’s unilateral withdrawal from the JCPOA, and renewed US sanctions versus Iran. Iran is pushing […]

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Undeterred By Intimidation, Tesla Whistleblower Karl Hansen Files New Lawsuit Against Elon Musk

Tesla whistleblower Karl Hansen doesn’t seem to be deterred by the intimidation tactics that the company has used against whistleblowers in the past. He’s also dead set on trying to help other whistleblowers come forward, according to The Drive. He filed a lawsuit on July 19 in Nevada against Elon Musk for violations of the […]

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DoJ Responds To Mueller Inquiry: “Remain Within The Boundaries” Of Your Report

Perfectly echoing former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s own words during his brief press conference in May, a Justice Department official told Mueller – in response to his initiated inquiry – that his upcoming testimony to House lawmakers “must remain within the boundaries” of the public report. As a reminder, here is what Mueller said in […]

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Wall Street Trading Desks Suffer Worst First Half In Over A Decade

With Morgan Stanley reporting Q2 results yesterday, the first half earnings of all “big 5” US banks are now public, and when it comes to sales and trading they are nothing short of a disaster. With the S&P at or near all time highs, institutional traders have, paradoxically, been increasingly moving to the “sidelines” for […]

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Something’s Not Quite Right – “This Is Not Your 2016/2017/2018 Bull Market”

Authored by Sven Henrich via NorthmanTrader.com, Tech Oddity Tech making new highs again in July as markets are anticipating rate cuts from the Fed later in the month. It’s still early in the earning season, but about to get heavy with reports. $NFLX was a stinker last week, but $MSFT delivered, technically as extended as […]

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