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Justin Trudeau Gives $595 Million Tax Relief to ‘Eligible’ Media

Justin Trudeau Gives $595 Million Tax Relief to ‘Eligible’ Media

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government will extend $595 million in tax relief over a five-year period to news media outlets it defines as “eligible,” according to the Toronto Star. The tax relief will include tax breaks for consumers who purchase subscriptions from news media outlets, refundable tax credits for news media outlets’ operational costs, and the extension of charitable status to non-profit news media organizations; registered ...
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Scouting Ireland finds Evidence of 108 Child Sex-Abuse Victims Spanning Decades

Scouting Ireland finds Evidence of 108 Child Sex-Abuse Victims Spanning Decades

A SAFEGUARDING review has uncovered evidence of more than 100 alleged child abuse cases at Scouting Ireland, the Republic's Children's Minister said. Katherine Zappone told a parliamentary committee that an audit by an independent consultant had found evidence of 71 alleged abusers and 108 alleged victims between the 1960s and 1980s. Ms Zappone said Ian Elliott's review of historical records is "based on his work to ...
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Report: Billionaire George Soros’ Investment Management Firm Sold Off Shares of Facebook, Netflix and Goldman Sachs just Before they Tumbled

Report: Billionaire George Soros’ Investment Management Firm Sold Off Shares of Facebook, Netflix and Goldman Sachs just Before they Tumbled

Billionaire George Soros’ investment management firm has saved millions after completely selling off its shares of Facebook and slashing its stakes in Netflix and Goldman Sachs just before the stocks nosedived, a report said Wednesday. Soros Management Fund saved $17.7 million in the fourth quarter by dumping the three stocks, Barron’s reported. Goldman tumbled 15 percent in the fourth-quarter, while streaming-content giant Netflix plunged 29 percent since the end of ...
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Ukraine's Euromaidan Protests Begin – The Revolution of Dignity: An American led Coup d'etat

Ukraine’s Euromaidan Protests Begin – The Revolution of Dignity: An American led Coup d’etat

Article by: Borislaw Bilash II In November 2013, President Viktor Yanukovych announced that Ukraine was suspending pursuit of the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement for which the country had been preparing for since 2008.  The announcement led to the largest peaceful protests seen at the Maidan in Kyiv since the Orange Revolution of 2004. On November 30, 2013, at 4:00 a.m., as the protests dwindled, the Berkut ...
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The head of the DEA, Judge Robert Bonner, accused the CIA of being Illegal Drug Smugglers

The head of the DEA, Judge Robert Bonner, accused the CIA of being Illegal Drug Smugglers

Reporter: "A ton of cocaine was smuggled into the United States of America by the Venezuelan National Guard, in cooperation with the CIA?" Judge Robert Bonner, Head of DEA: "That's exactly what appears to have happened." The estimated worth of a ton of pure cocaine was at the time, hundreds of millions of dollars. CBS News Transcripts 60 MINUTES November 21, 1993 HEADLINE: THE CIA'S COCAINE; ...
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FDR: "The Real Truth of the Matter Is, as You and I Know, that a Financial Element in the Larger Centers has Owned the Government Since the Days of Andrew Jackson.”

FDR: “The Real Truth of the Matter Is, as You and I Know, that a Financial Element in the Larger Centers has Owned the Government Since the Days of Andrew Jackson.”

Nov. 21, 1933 – In a letter to Col. Edward M. House, President Franklin Roosevelt writes: “The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government since the days of Andrew Jackson.” ...
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The Mayflower Pilgrims Land and Found Plymouth Led by William Bradford

The Mayflower Pilgrims Land and Found Plymouth Led by William Bradford

The Pilgrims fled from England to Holland in 1607. When Spain threatened to invade Holland, the Pilgrims decided to flee again. They considered sailing to Guyana in South America, as they heard of its tropical climate. Pilgrim Governor William Bradford wrote in Of Plymouth Plantation: “Some … had thoughts and were earnest for Guiana. … Those for Guiana alleged that the country was rich, fruitful, and ...
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