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Germany to Trade with Iran

After the Iran Nuclear Deal was signed, the ink was barely dry before Germany and other western countries were meeting for trade negotiations as a result of the sanctions being lifted. On July 14, 2015 the deal was finally reached. Less than a week later German Economy Minister, Sigmar Gabriel,
Islamic State Funding

When people think about the funds that are flowing into the Islamic State, most look to areas of the world and fringe groups that have been traditionally supportive of terrorism. Many experts point to western organizations as the source for much of the funding. One expert is Tom Keatinge. According
Donald Trump Buffoon

A good portion of the crowd at the RedState Gathering were probably upset that Donald Trump’s invitation was revoked over comments made about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, but they really shouldn’t be. Their candidate of choice has been making the types of mistakes over the years that make Joe
Rubis Lamb Served to French

Lamb is a popular dish around the world and France is no stranger to the meat. However, they probably weren’t anticipating that the lamb they were eating recently might have had transparent skin that glowed in the dark like a jellyfish thanks to a mix up in the genetic modification
America is one step closer to sending lethal weapons to Ukraine

In a move that’s reminiscent of the Cold War, the United States Senate has passed a $612 billion defense policy bill which includes an allocation of $300 million to provide military aid to Ukraine. This aid includes things such as anti-weapons and radars, which the war-stricken country claims that it
Moving tanks to Eastern Europe is not a message to Russia

As the United States considers putting heavy weapons in Eastern European countries for the first time since the Cold War, most analysts and journalists are calling it a move intended to send a message to Russia and its Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. This is partially correct, but it’s not the
Alexis Tsipras Hurting Greece

Alexis Tsipras won the election to become Greece’s Prime Minister based upon the voters’ belief that he would be able to negotiate with the beleaguered country’s creditors and get out of their financial crisis without having to meet the harsh demands that would cripple the country for decades. Now, those
Memorial Day Weekend Travel

When it comes to pre-summer travel, Memorial Day weekend is always one of the busiest, particularly for land travel. It’s not a long enough break for a full-fledged vacation, but many people will go to camp grounds, local relatives, parks, and other destinations associated with the long weekend. This year,
Apple GPS

When Apple first rolled out their own GPS system with TomTom in 2012, the results were both humorous and sad. The company wanted to get away from using Google Maps, but the first attempt was an utter failure. Since then, they have been pushing for better results and today’s acquisition
Starbucks Mini Frappuccino

The ebb and flow of food sizes is ebbing down for many brands like Coke and Sonic. Now, Starbucks is joining the trend with a Mini Frappucino that comes in at 10 ounces compared to their previous smallest size, oddly named “tall”, at 12 ounces. They began testing it late