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  1. Buying a slave - the hidden world of US-Philippines trafficking

    05.26 / 23:47 sott.net Sott.net - World
    Human trafficking is a hidden industry that brings in $150 billion in illegal profits every year. In the United States, tens of thousands are trafficked annually - the biggest clients being major hotel chains and foreign diplomats. The Philippines is one of the largest labor exporters in the world. 6,000 Filipinos - mostly women - leave the country every single day to work, because of mass unemployment and poverty. Tricked by placement agencies, thousands end up living as virtual…
  2. Jared Kushner is the latest target of the Russiagate probe

    05.26 / 22:47 sott.net Sott.net - World
    Drawing a blank with Manafort, Page, Stone and Flynn, the Russiagate investigators now come after Kushner. Last week reports appeared in the US media that the FBI had discovered "a person of interest" in the Russiagate probe, who was still unlike all the other people being investigated a member of Donald Trump's team. This week that person has been identified and it turns out to be Donald Trump's son in law Jared Kushner. The expression "person of interest" has no legal meaning…
  3. Rex Tillerson takes 'full responsibility' for leaked Manchester attack intelligence

    05.26 / 22:47 sott.net Sott.net - World
    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has issued an unprecedented apology to Britain, saying the US takes "full responsibility" for information leaked on the Manchester suicide bombing that killed 22 and injured 116 on Monday evening. A transatlantic spat developed between Britain and the US after information from Britain's police investigation into the deadly bomb blast was published in the US media. On his first visit to the UK as Secretary of State, Tillerson said he "regrets" the…
  4. Got a problem with that? US officials accuse China of buzzing its spy plane

    05.26 / 22:47 sott.net Sott.net - World
    Two Chinese jets got uncomfortably close to a US surveillance plane flying off the coast of China this week, the same day a US Navy ship was sailing near a group of islands claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea, according to US officials. A P-3 Orion surveillance plane was flying 150 miles (240 km) south east of Hong Kong when it was approached by two Chinese fighter jets, officials told Reuters on condition of anonymity. In what the officials termed an "unsafe intercept," the…
  5. Buying a Slave - the hidden world of US-Philippines trafficking

    05.26 / 22:47 sott.net Sott.net - World
    Human trafficking is a hidden industry that brings in $150 billion in illegal profits every year. In the United States, tens of thousands are trafficked annually - the biggest clients being major hotel chains and foreign diplomats. The Philippines is one of the largest labor exporters in the world. 6,000 Filipinos - mostly women - leave the country every single day to work, because of mass unemployment and poverty. Tricked by placement agencies, thousands end up living as virtual…
  6. Yet another video surfaces showing Western backed White Helmets assisting public executions in 'rebel-held' Syria

    05.26 / 22:47 sott.net Sott.net - World
    Syria Civil Defense, popularly known as the White Helmets, can be seen in a new video assisting in a public execution in a rebel-held town in Syria. It is at least the second such execution video featuring members of the Nobel Prize-nominated group. The White Helmets have received at least $23 million in funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), a wing of the State Department. The British Foreign Office and other European governments have pitched in as…
  7. Syria truth slips through in The New York Times, NATO preps to fight Iran and Russia

    05.26 / 21:34 sott.net Sott.net - World
    The New York Times Magazine has an interesting piece about east Aleppo. Robert Worth visited it recently and talked to people there. The NYT editors/censors inserted many of their standard slander against the Syrian government, but they can not drown out the realities described therein. Thus the piece headline: Aleppo After the Fall but one of the key sentences in it says just the opposite: Yasser said he was one of the first people to come back [to east-Aleppo], right after what he — l…
  8. Students protest to demand resignation of professor for opposing segregation

    05.26 / 21:34 sott.net Sott.net - World
    Students at Evergreen State College are calling for the resignation of an allegedly "anti-black" professor after he objected to a school-sanctioned event calling for whites to leave campus for the day. According to Evergreen State College's description of the Day of Absence and Presence, the multi-day event is dedicated to "address current issues surrounding race at Evergreen and beyond." The details of the Day of Absence instructs students to choose between attending events on campus,…
  9. NATO will deter Russia with giant bonfires of wasted dollars

    05.26 / 21:34 sott.net Sott.net - World
    Oh dear—the US media is swallowing entire bottles of Valium and washing it all down with cheap Merlot ... again. What happened this time? Business Insider is losing its mind after Donald Trump refused to explicitly endorse Article 5 during his summit with NATO allies in Brussels, even though he did explicitly say the US would "never forsake the friends that stood by our side", and also the ceremony he spoke at was called "an Article 5 dedication". Mass suicides reported across the c…
  10. Escalating tensions: Estonia expels two senior Russian diplomats, Moscow vows to retaliate

    05.26 / 21:34 sott.net Sott.net - World
    Two senior Russian diplomats have been ordered to leave Estonia, the Russian embassy and Estonian Foreign Ministry have confirmed to RT, adding that they cannot give any further comment. Russia's consul general in Narva, Dmitry Kazyonnov, and consul Andrey Surgaev were handed a note to leave the Baltic country on Friday. The Russian Foreign Ministry told RT it considers the expulsion of the diplomats "yet another unfriendly and absolutely groundless act." Such actions from Tallinn "will…
  11. Manchester attack: Blow back from the west's acceptance of Salafist "refugees"

    05.26 / 21:34 sott.net Sott.net - World
    There is no greater structural threat to a secular Muslim-majority country than Salafists, which is why the West welcomed those "fleeing" from the "political and religious repression" in their homelands in order to weaponize them for future Hybrid War use. Brits have been struggling to figure out how their government dropped the ball and failed to prevent the Manchester suicide bombing when the attacker was already on their radar, but what many people are overlooking is the "politically…
  12. China: Tightening security at North Korean border

    05.26 / 20:31 sott.net Sott.net - World
    China told the US that it has tightened security at its border with North Korea, according to a top US diplomat. The official said the US has seen a "shift in emphasis" from China, amid Washington's calls to put pressure on Pyongyang. Speaking to reporters in Beijing, Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton said that China told the US that it has "stepped up border inspections, beefed up some of the policing function on the border, stepped up customs inspections," AP reported.…
  13. Pelosi complains Trump not visiting countries in alphabetical order

    05.26 / 20:31 sott.net Sott.net - World
    Has Nancy Pelosi completely lost her mind? Or does she just have to complain about everything President Trump does? During a press briefing on Thursday, the House Minority Leader criticized the president's choice of visiting Saudi Arabia first during his inaugural foreign trip. "I thought it was unusual for the President of the United States to go to Saudi Arabia first. Saudi Arabia!" Pelosi said. "It wasn't even alphabetical. I mean, Saudi Arabia." The Democrat leader contrasted Trump's…
  14. Trump threatens to ban sales of cars in US from 'very bad' German trade

    05.26 / 20:31 sott.net Sott.net - World
    US President Donald Trump has threatened to stop German car sales in America during a meeting with European officials in Brussels on Thursday, Germany's Der Spiegel reported. "The Germans are bad, very bad," said Trump, as quoted by Spiegel. "Look at the millions of cars they sell in the US, and we'll stop that," he added, according to the newspaper, citing participants in the meeting. According to a report from German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, the EU officials were horrified at the …
  15. Assange defies Ecuadorian warnings not to 'interfere' in South American politics, vows to publish any evidence of corrup

    05.26 / 20:31 sott.net Sott.net - World
    Responding to comments from newly elected Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno warning Julian Assange not to 'interfere' in South American politics, WikiLeaks' founder said Ecuador can be "confident" that any evidence of corruption will still be published. Speaking at a ceremony at the Cochasqui archeological site in the Northern Andes on Thursday, President Moreno "respectfully" called on Assange "not to interfere in Ecuadorian politics, nor in the politics of its allies." "His status does…
  16. Philippines: Crisis 'transmogrified into invasion by foreign terrorists'

    05.26 / 20:31 sott.net Sott.net - World
    The Maute group confronting the Philippine army in Marawi City is no longer considered a local terrorist organization as it has been reinforced by jihadists of Malaysian, Indonesian and "other nationalities," the country's authorities have announced. "Before it was just a local terrorist group. But now they have subscribed to the ideology of ISIS. They want to make Mindanao as part of the caliphate," Solicitor General Jose Calida told a news conference, according to Reuters. He added that…
  17. Dr. Peter Gøtzsche exposes Big Pharma as organized crime

    05.26 / 19:34 sott.net Sott.net - World
    The drug industry buys the professors first, then chiefs of department, then the other chief physicians and so on. They don't buy junior doctors. - Dr. Peter Gøtzsche Big Pharma drugs kill around 200,000 Americans every year - half of them die while doing what their doctors told them. Sadly, the side effects and medical errors combine to cause the 3rd leading cause of death in America. Peter C. Gøtzsche, MD is a Danish medical researcher and the author of Deadly Medicines and O…
  18. Is school literally driving kids crazy?

    05.26 / 19:34 sott.net Sott.net - World
    May can be a particularly dangerous month for schoolchildren. According to 13 years of recent data collected on mental health emergency room visits at Connecticut Children's Mental Health Center in Hartford, May typically has the most. Under Pressure Boston College psychology professor, Peter Gray, looked more closely at this data and found that children's mental health is directly related to school attendance. Dr. Gray found that children's psychiatric ER visits drop precipitously in…
  19. How the British Deep State turned Manchester into an al-Qaeda hotbed

    05.26 / 19:34 sott.net Sott.net - World
    Anti-Gaddafi Libyans living in Manchester had been trained, armed and aided by Britain to wage jihad against the leadership of Muammar Gaddafi. More and more information is emerging on how the savage terrorist atrocity recently committed in Manchester was a classic case of terrorist blow-back, a phenomenon describing how when western governments fund, arm and aid terrorists, they often come back to commit horrific crimes against the citizens of the countries which funded and aided…
  20. Planned Parenthood executives joke about decapitating fetuses in new undercover video

    05.26 / 19:34 sott.net Sott.net - World
    Planned Parenthood executives joked about decapitated fetuses, admitted to altering abortion procedures to preserve fetal organs and said clinics have a financial incentive to sell human tissue in a new undercover video released Thursday. The three-minute video was recorded at an annual National Abortion Federation meeting by pro-life investigators with the Center for Medical Progress. The advocacy group said it's just a preview of never-before-seen content that has been sealed for almost…