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Mar 7, 2015

RT | Keiser Report - March 7, 2015: Abandoning Free Market Principles (E728)



Keiser Report: Abandoning Free Market Principles (E728)


Published on Mar 7, 2015
Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the publicly-listed companies eating themselves through stock buybacks and what this means for a monetary policy which encourages it in our new financialized era, in which corporations borrow not to invest but to take money out of the company. In the second half, Max interviews precious metals expert Ned Naylor-Leyland about the latest in the gold market - including the 

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The Washington Post
Today's Headlines

The morning's most important stories, selected by Post editors and staff  •  Sat., Mar. 7, 2015


TOP STORIES
Sen. Menendez to face charges in corruption case
The Justice Department is preparing to file criminal corruption charges against Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), law enforcement officials said Friday, setting the stage for a legal showdown between the Obama administration and the veteran lawmaker.  Read full article »

Scott Walker gets a crash course in foreign policy
On a recent Monday at Washington’s Willard InterContinental hotel, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was schooled on the world by some of the GOP’s leading foreign-policy lights. In a two-hour tutorial, seated around a table in the Taft Room sipping sodas and coffee, they used detailed regional maps to lead the likely presidential candidate on a tour of the globe’s hot spots: Israel and the Middle East, Latin America, Russia and Ukraine.​  Read full article »
North of Selma, black leaders ‘fighting the same battle’
MONTEVALLO, Ala. — There will be no party here this weekend. While thousands are gathering just an hour or so south in Selma to remember one of the high marks of the civil rights movement, black leaders say there is nothing to celebrate.  Read full article »
U.S. sees even bigger test for Iraq and Iran in the aftermath of Tikrit battle
ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT — The top U.S. military officer will press the government of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi during a visit to Iraq this week about its plans for avoiding sectarian fallout once the Iranian-backed operation to dislodge the Islamic State from the city of Tikrit concludes.  Read full article »
Holder says he’s ‘prepared’ to dismantle Ferguson police department if necessary
Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday the Department of Justice is ready to take any and all steps that are needed to reform the Ferguson, Mo., police department, including the potential dismantling of the force.  Read full article »
Bush finds Hillary Clinton’s e-mail practice ‘baffling’
Presumptive GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Friday that he found it “baffling” that Hillary Rodham Clinton used a private e-mail server while secretary of state, a practice that has prompted sharp criticism of Clinton in recent days.  Read full article »
What’s Larry David really like? Ask his Maryland fraternity brothers.
Larry David is definitely hot these days. Or as he would put it, he’s “pretty, pretty hot.” The legendary “Seinfeld” co-creator is making his Broadway debut with “Fish in the Dark,” the play he wrote and stars in as a cranky guy who sounds a lot like his character on “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”  Read full article »
The birthday present I wasn’t expecting? Spam.
My mom wasn't the first one to wish me a happy birthday this morning. It wasn't myfiance.It was Sephora.The message came while I was fast asleep, of course, when my nearest and dearest wouldn't dare interrupt my beauty sleep. But when I opened my mailbox this morning, there was a cheerful "Happy Birthday, Hayley" message with a7:30 a.m. time stamp, offering a free gift, which actually ended up requiring a purchase if I wanted to redeem it online.  Read full article »
Georgetown’s Tyler Adams, his career cut short by heart ailment, gets one last start
Georgetown Coach John Thompson III gathered his men’s basketball team after practiceThursday afternoon, ready to share a secret. Two days before senior day at Verizon Center, Thompson told his players he didn’t believe in the standard tradition of starting seniors in their final home game and that all of the Hoyas seniors already had started at some point this season, anyway.   Read full article »
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Jeb Bush targets Obama’s foreign policy at Iowa event

NYT Today's Headlines - March 7, 2015: Top News | Editors' Picks | Today's Videos | World | U.S. | Politics | Business | Technology | Sports |

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Today's Headlines

Saturday, March 7, 2015


Top News
Senator Robert Menendez, Democrat of New Jersey, at a news conference in Newark on Friday. He denied any wrongdoing.
Menendez Is to Face Corruption Charges, U.S. Official Says

By KATE ZERNIKE and MATT APUZZO

The Justice Department expects to charge Senator Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, in an inquiry that has focused on his ties to a Florida eye doctor, an official said.
Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Manuela Schwesig, the minister of family affairs who helped a law requiring more women on corporate boards clear legal and political hurdles in Germany.
Germany Sets Gender Quota in Boardrooms

By ALISON SMALE and CLAIRE CAIN MILLER

Germany passed a law Friday that requires some of Europe's biggest companies to give 30 percent of supervisory seats to women beginning next year.
Gay Talese near the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala.
Assignment America: Selma

By GAY TALESE

Fifty years after the police viciously attacked hundreds of marchers in a pivotal moment of the civil rights movement, Selma, Ala., defies neat story lines.
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Ry Stephen, owner of Mr Holmes Bakehouse, with the shop's signature pastry, the cruffin, a croissant-muffin hybrid.

U.S.

During Bakery Break-In, Only Recipes Are Taken

By CAROL POGASH

After a recipe theft at Mr Holmes Bakehouse in San Francisco, lines there for cruffins, the West Coast's answer to New York's cronut, seemed to grow even longer.

OPINION

Video VIDEO: A Call From Selma
This short documentary explores how the murder of a white minister in Selma, Ala., helped catalyze the civil rights movement.
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