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South Africa Bets Big on Coal
by Tom McGregor    Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 08:07 PM

South Africa plans to boost its rapidly developing economy by investing into major coal mining and coal power plants projects.

According to PennEnergy, "There could be a growing demand for new coal mines in South Africa, according to a study by Cape Town consultant group The Green House."

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ObamaCare Website in Spanish, Full of Grammar Errors
by Tom McGregor    Sun, Jan 12, 2014, 07:09 PM

President Barack Obama has introduced an ObamaCare Website in the Spanish language. However, the website is riddled in numerous grammar, spelling and punctuation errors, while enrollees are expected to fill out forms in the English language.

Fox News reports that, "Mirroring problems with the federal health care website, people around the nation attempting to navigate the Spanish version have discovered their own set of difficulties. The site,, launched more than two months late. A Web page with Spanish instructions linked users to an English form."

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French President Hollande's Scooter Sexcapades Exposed
by Tom McGregor    Thu, Jan 9, 2014, 11:12 PM

The security personnel of French President Francois Hollande are expressing grave concerns over his nightly romps in Paris. Hollande is allegedly riding his scooter to engage in a nightly rendesvouz with a mistress, while just one bodyguard accompanies him to bring along the croissants.

Channel NewsAsia reports that, "French magazine Closer on Friday said President Francois Hollande was having an affair with actress Julie Gayet, promising to back its claim with photographs after months of swirling rumours."

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France to Boost Japanese Military
by Tom McGregor    Thu, Jan 9, 2014, 10:40 PM

What? France is trying to shed it's image as the world's number one 'cheese-eating surrender monkeys.' The French government has pledged to upgrade weapons for Japan's military.

According to Channel NewsAsia, "France and Japan vowed on Thursday to strengthen their military ties, as Tokyo seeks French support in its long-running spat with Beijing over disputed islands that has raised fresh tensions."

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GOP Congress Favors Obama Fast Track of Global Trade Deals
by Tom McGregor    Thu, Jan 9, 2014, 08:56 PM

Nothing in life is guaranteed except for death, taxes and the GOP Establishment's willingness to support President Barack Obama's political agenda. GOP Congressional leaders are pushing for legislation to grant fast-track status on global trade deals, which were negotiated by the Obama White House. 

Russia Today reports that, "Congressional leaders on the US trade policy have introduced legislation that would grant President Barack Obama “fast-track authority” to enact three looming global trade accords, including the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership."

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Volkswagen Emerges as Top Dog in Luxury Car Market
by Tom McGregor    Thu, Jan 9, 2014, 07:40 PM

The Toyota Lexus, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are no longer the number one global brand in the luxury automarket. In a surprise, Volkswagen has jumped into the top role.

According to the BBC News, "Volkswagen's luxury brands - Porsche, Audi and Bentley - have posted record sales helped by new model launches and a recovery in the global car market.  Porsche's deliveries jumped 15%, Audi's 8.3% and Bentley posted a growth of 19% in 2013, from a year earlier."

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EU to Ban Danish Cinnamon Rolls
by Tom McGregor    Thu, Jan 9, 2014, 06:47 PM

The European Union may favor the legalization of heroin, but they plan to outline a new law that would forbid Europeans from eating Danish cinnamon rolls.

The Houston Chronicle reports that, "Easy on the cinnamon! That advice from Denmark's food authority has rankled pastry chefs whose cinnamon rolls were found to violate the European Union's spice rules."

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GOP Rauner for Ill. Gov. Runs Democrat Party Super PAC
by Tom McGregor    Wed, Jan 8, 2014, 10:44 PM

Talk about politics making strange bedfellows, billionaire equity investor, Bruce Rauner, is running for governor of Illinois as a so-called Republican candidate, but he's donated millions of dollars to Chicago Democrat Party bosses, including Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Nevertheless, the Cook County Republican Party has recently endorsed him for the GOP nomination.

The Chicago Tribune reports that, "In one of the most comprehensive campaign criticisms leveled in the early Republican primary season for governor, the running mate of state Sen. Kirk Dillard assailed rival Bruce Rauner's wealth and connections and questioned whether he was a "true Republican."

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Leftism on Decline in South Korea
by Tom McGregor    Wed, Jan 8, 2014, 09:40 PM

South Korea is witnessing a drop in the popularity of militant Leftist thought.

According to the Korea Herald, "The number of Koreans describing themselves as politically liberal has decreased in the past three years, according to data released by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs on Wednesday. The study also found that the number identifying as conservative or moderate had increased since 2010."

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Anarchists Launch Riots in Germany
by Tom McGregor    Wed, Jan 8, 2014, 08:35 PM

Violent Leftist organizations based in Hamburg, Germany have launched nationwide rioting attacks against German cities.

The BBC News reports that, "The US embassy in Berlin has issued a travel warning for Americans visiting Hamburg after a police crackdown on leftist protesters in the German port. Americans are advised in the warning to avoid demonstrations or public gatherings in the areas affected, which include the main nightlife district."

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