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Obama renews promise to shut down Guantanamo

Obama renews promise to shut down Guantanamo

  Four years after his election promise to close down Guantanamo in Cuba, president Obama has announced his intention to renew his commitment to the cause. Around 166 inmates – many of whom have not been charged – are currently held in the prison camp and 100 of them are on hunger strike. Many of the inmates, such as  Shaker[Read More...]

Tenants in arrears to get benefits transferred to landlords

Tenants in arrears to get benefits transferred to landlords

  The government has launched a new scheme which may see those who are on benefits having their money diverted to landlords, it has emerged. A circular published by the Department for Work and Pensions on Monday revealed that tenant’s of social landlords will have their benefits transferred to their housing provider, if they accrue two months of arrears. The[Read More...]

“Kids for cash” judge jailed prison bribes

“Kids for cash” judge jailed prison bribes

  A US judge has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for taking bribes from a prison developer after years of sending young teenagers to jail for minor crimes. In a bitter twist of irony, former Pennsylvania judge Mark Ciavarella Jr. was jailed and ordered to pay nearly $1.2 million for his part in a “kids for cash scheme”.[Read More...]

Questions raised over Boston bombing

The Boston Marathon Bombing sent shockwaves throughout the USA and indeed the rest of the world. For as crowds gathered to watch the marathon, two bombs were set off, killing three people and injuring 282 others. The bombs exploded about thirteen seconds and 630 feet apart near the finish line on Boylston Street. What followed was an outpouring of grief[Read More...]

Nik Halik

Exclusive: Bloodlines, food wars and a new-world currency. Astronaut and financial entrepreneur predicts future economic trends and the birth of…space-babies

It’s not everyday that you get to speak to a self-funded astronaut who is friends with the likes of Bill Clinton, Steve Forbes and Oprah Winfrey, to name but a few. Nik Halik is an Australian, multi-millionaire businessman who founded organisations such as the Financial Freedom Institute, Lifestyle Revolution, LLC, Money Masters Global and The Thrillionaires. He is also the[Read More...]