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Episode 748 – Dr. Elaina George & Harley Schlanger

Friday May 26th 2017 In this edition we welcome Dr. Elaina George followed by Harley Schlanger. Dr. George leads us off telling us about the downfall of healthcare, how government can control people through this; giving out some good alternative ways to cover medical expenses and more. Harley Schlanger then joins us and sheds light […]

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China Bans Internet News Reporting

By bloomberg.com China’s top internet regulator ordered major online companies including Sina Corp. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. to stop original news reporting, the latest effort by the government to tighten its grip over the country’s web and information industries. The Cyberspace Administration of China imposed the ban on several major news portals, including Sohu.com Inc. and NetEase […]

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Tribunal rejects China’s expansive South China Sea claims

By ap.org An international tribunal rejected China’s extensive claims in the South China Sea in a landmark ruling Tuesday that also found the country had aggravated the seething regional dispute and violated the Philippines’ maritime rights by building up artificial islands that destroyed coral reefs and by disrupting fishing and oil exploration. While the decision […]

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Taiwan Accidentally Fires Missile at China

By usnews.com The Taiwanese navy accidentally fired an anti-ship missile in the direction of China Friday, killing the captain of a nearby fishing boat. The missile flew for about two minutes toward the Penghu Islands, in the direction of mainland China. But it never crossed the midway line between Taiwan and China, Taiwan’s Vice Adm. […]

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Riot Control Robot Can Zap Protesters

By news.sky.com A riot control robot that can zap people with an electrical charge has been unveiled in China. Hailed as the country’s first “intelligent security robot”, it has an “electrically charged riot control tool” and an SOS button for people to notify police. It can navigate autonomously, and uses on-board cameras to analyse situations. […]

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China plans to launch core module of space station around 2018

By spacedaily.com China will launch a core module belonging to its first space station around 2018, according to a senior engineer with China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. on Thursday. Two space labs will be launched later and dock with the core module, “Tianhe-1,” said Wang Zhongyang, spokesperson with a key research institute attached to […]

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U.S. Naval Flight Officer Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lin Accused of Giving U.S. Secrets to China

By news.usni.org A U.S. naval flight officer with an extensive signals intelligence background was accused by the service of passing secrets to China, USNI News has learned. Lt. Cmdr. Edward C. Lin, who served on some of the Navy’s most sensitive intelligence gathering aircraft, faces several counts of espionage and other charges outlined during a […]

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China’s Show of Force in Indonesian Waters

By worldaffairsjournal.org China has called on Indonesia to release eight crew members from a fishing boat that was seized in mid-March. The tense standoff could be the result of a new phase of lawlessness in China’s behavior in the South China Sea. On the 19th, a Chinese coast guard vessel entered the sovereign waters of […]

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First Ocean Freight Rates Collapse to “Zero,” China Freight Index Plunges to Record Low, Bailouts Loom

By wolfstreet.com The amount it costs to ship containers from China to ports around the world has plunged to historic lows. As container carriers are sinking deeper into trouble, whipped by lackluster global demand and rampant oversupply of container ships, they’re escalating a brutal price war with absurd consequences. Maritime research and advisory firm Drewry (emphasis mine): Recent news stories, […]

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China plans to open 1st ‘meltdown-free’ nuclear power plant by 2017

By rt.com China says it is planning to bring a safe nuclear power plant that will not suffer from meltdowns online in November 2017. It would be the world’s first high-temperature, gas-cooled pebble-bed nuclear plant built on an industrial scale. China’s Nuclear Engineering Construction Corporation wants to introduce a high temperature, pebble-bed, gas-cooled nuclear reactor, […]

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New report warns military has ‘failed to keep pace’ with China and Russia in electromagnetic warfare

By dailymail.co.uk America is falling behind in the development of critical electromagnetic weapons some say could wipe out 90 percent of its population, a new report has claimed. The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments says the technology is ‘one of the most critical operational domains in modern warfare.’ However, it concludes ‘unfortunately, ‘failed to […]

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