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No such thing as crime in Britain if you’re an aristocrat – RT’s Keiser Report

The royal tax authority HMRC (Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs) has admitted allowing Britain’s most powerful members of society to escape prosecution for financial crimes. “Very wealthy and prominent members of the community” are “afraid of the reputational crisis that a criminal trial for fraud, money laundering or tax evasion would bring,” HMRC said. [embedded […]

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Hackers mine bitcoin & other cryptos using leaked spy tool from US govt – report

Bitcoin, monero and other popular cryptocurrencies are being mined by fraudsters who use EternalBlue, the US National Security Agency (NSA) hacking tool that was leaked last year, according to a recent report. Read more The report, published by the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA), says detected cases of illicit cryptocurrency mining have skyrocketed to 459 percent […]

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India suggests setting up special economic zone for Russian companies

New Delhi wants to encourage Russian investments and has invited the country’s companies to explore business opportunities and strengthen bilateral economic ties, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has said. “We can set up a special economic zone for Russian companies,” he told reporters. Prabhu invited the governors of the Russian Far East to explore […]

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China slashes US Treasury securities to six-month low as trade tensions mount

The biggest holder of US Treasury bills, notes and bonds – China – has dropped $ 7.8 billion worth of US sovereign debt as a large-scale trade conflict, launched by Washington earlier this year, breaks new ground. The latest statistics released by the US Treasury Department showed that China’s share of US sovereign bonds hit […]

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EU to scrap lawsuit against Ireland after Apple pays back taxes

European Union antitrust regulators plan to drop legal action against Ireland after iPhone maker Apple paid the country €13.1 billion ($ 15.3 billion) in back taxes. The lawsuit was initiated in 2017 by the EU which severely criticized Dublin for moving too slowly in recovering the money. “In light of the full payment by Apple […]

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Hungary wants Russia's Turkish Stream pipeline to be extended into Europe – Orban

The Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has asked Russia to extend the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline to his country and further into Europe. Orban, who is on a visit to Moscow, broached this potential project during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. “It’s no secret that Hungary wants the pipeline that’s […]

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New Tesla killer: Audi’s all-electric crossover may devour Elon Musk’s lunch

Volkswagen-owned premium brand Audi has unveiled the E-Tron, a battery-powered crossover, which is just about to hit dealerships, making the market of electric vehicles rather more choiceful for eco-friendly enthusiasts.     E-tron, Audi’s first electric sport-utility vehicle (SUV), debuted in San Francisco on Monday night. The all-wheel-drive car is powered by two electric engines and […]

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US-China trade war could last 20 years, warns Jack Ma

Chinese billionaire and Alibaba founder Jack Ma said on Tuesday that trade frictions between Washington and Beijing could last for two decades and would be “a mess” for all parties involved. “It’s going to last long; it’s going to be a mess,” Ma said at an annual conference for Alibaba investors. His remarks came just […]

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