Congressional Hearing Reveals US Govt’s Invisible Hand In Protests Around The World

September 30, 2020@11:00 PM TFP Editor 0

Congressional Hearing Reveals US Govt’s Invisible Hand In Protests Around The World Tyler Durden Thu, 10/01/2020 – 00:00 Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com, Last week, the House Foreign Affairs Committee grilled Michael Pack, who President Trump recently appointed to head the US government’s state propaganda arm, the US Agency for Global Media (USAGM). Pack was appointed in June and started a big shakeup at the US state media outlets run by the USAGM, like Voice of America and Radio Free Asia. Pack fired senior staffers, pushed out [Read More]

Military Suicides Rise An Alarming 20% As Top Brass Blame COVID Stress

September 30, 2020@10:40 PM TFP Editor 0

Military Suicides Rise An Alarming 20% As Top Brass Blame COVID Stress Tyler Durden Wed, 09/30/2020 – 23:40 Military suicides are up an average of 20% this year over the same period in 2019, according to the Associated Press, citing military officials. Broken down by service, suicide among active duty Army is up 30%, from 88 last year to 114 this year, while the Army Guard is up 10% from 78 to 86 over the same period. While the Pentagon would not provide 2020 suicide [Read More]

Technical glitch halts trading on Japan’s exchanges

September 30, 2020@10:15 PM TFP Editor 0

Image copyright Getty Images A technical problem has forced a full-day halt to trading on Japan’s stock exchanges, including the popular Nikkei 225 index. A Japan Exchange Group statement gave no details about the nature of the glitch and didn’t indicate when trading would resume again. Stock exchanges in Tokyo, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Sapporo all suffered suspended trading on Thursday. The shutdown follows cyber-attacks on New Zealand’s stock exchange in August. “Trading in all shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange is suspended due to glitches [Read More]

Ukraine Probes Likely Murder Of US Embassy Staffer In Kiev Park

September 30, 2020@10:00 PM TFP Editor 0

Ukraine Probes Likely Murder Of US Embassy Staffer In Kiev Park Tyler Durden Wed, 09/30/2020 – 23:00 Ukrainian authorities are investigating the shocking and mysterious death of a US Embassy employee on Wednesday.  So far all that is known is that a woman was found lying unconscious near railroad tracks in a park near the city center, apparently the victim of a brutal attack, given she had a head injury, according to Reuters. She succumbed to her wounds at a nearby hospital, after which investigators [Read More]