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    Could Nuclear Disaster Come to America?
    Apr05

    Could Nuclear Disaster Come to America?

    A Fukushima on the Hudson? To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.It was a beautiful spring day and, in the control room of the nuclear reactor, the workers decided to deactivate the security system for a systems test. As they started to do so, however, the floor of the...

    Inside the Panama Papers: Massive Leak Shows Worldwide Leaders’ Corruption
    Apr05

    Inside the Panama Papers: Massive Leak Shows Worldwide Leaders’ Corruption

    One of the biggest leaks in history exposes how global elites and their relatives hide money in offshore tax havens. “My life is in danger,” read an anonymous message. “No meeting, ever.”“Why are you doing this?” a German newspaper asked.“I want to make these crimes public,” the whistleblower wrote.An enormous cache of documents was just...

    Governments Vow to Find Tax Evaders Hiding Offshore Assets
    Apr05

    Governments Vow to Find Tax Evaders Hiding Offshore Assets

    The full extent and implications from a leak of records about offshore bank accounts from a Panamanian firm are not yet clear, and more stories about them are expected in the coming days, but already governments across the world are pledging investigations or denouncing the reports as unfounded attacks. Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela...

    What Trump Has Wrought
    Apr05

    What Trump Has Wrought

    As Wisconsinites head for the polls, our Beltway elites are almost giddy. For they foresee a Badger State bashing for Donald Trump, breaking his momentum toward the Republican nomination. Should the Donald fall short of the delegates needed to win on the first ballot, 1,237, there is growing certitude that he will be stopped. First by Ted Cruz;...

    Governments Across The World Open Probes Over ‘Panama Papers’
    Apr05

    Governments Across The World Open Probes Over ‘Panama Papers’

    By Kylie MacLellan and Elida MorenoLONDON/PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful on Monday after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialized in setting up offshore companies.The “Panama Papers” revealed...

    ‘Wall of Rock’ proved almost impenetrable in Saskatchewan election
    Apr05

    ‘Wall of Rock’ proved almost impenetrable in Saskatchewan election

    SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Brad Wall’s personal popularity was one of the biggest factors in his coasting to a third straight term as premier of Saskatchewan. The Saskatchewan Party’s campaign featured just a handful of promises and instead focused on its leader as the province’s promoter around the world and defender of its...

    Panama Papers: Largest Document Leak in History Is ‘Just the Beginning’
    Apr05

    Panama Papers: Largest Document Leak in History Is ‘Just the Beginning’

    A veritable Who’s Who list of billionaires, celebrities and global leaders has been linked to offshore tax shelters, following the extraordinary leak of 11.5 million documents from a Panama-based law firm. The disclosure stunned the world Monday, as presidents and prime ministers attempted to explain their previously unknown ties to hidden...

    Governments Across The World Open Probes Over ‘Panama Papers’
    Apr05

    Governments Across The World Open Probes Over ‘Panama Papers’

    By Kylie MacLellan and Elida MorenoLONDON/PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful on Monday after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialized in setting up offshore companies.The “Panama Papers” revealed...

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Conflict Brings Hunger Crisis
    Apr05

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Conflict Brings Hunger Crisis

    The two-year-old conflict in eastern Ukraine has left about 1.5 million people hungry, including nearly 300,000 in need of immediate help, the World Food Program said. …read more Source: The New York...

    Global military spending nearly $1.7T amid Mideast conflicts
    Apr05

    Global military spending nearly $1.7T amid Mideast conflicts

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Global military spending rose in 2015 to nearly $1.7 trillion, the first increase in several years, driven by conflicts including the battle against the Islamic State group, the Saudi-led war in Yemen and fears about Iran, a report released Tuesday shows. The study by the Stockholm International Peace Research...