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US State Department Says ‘ Conspiracy Theories Exist in the Realm of Myth’

The US State Department’s America.gov web site, which purports to engage international audiences on issues of foreign policy, society and values, has dedicated a special section to conspiracy theories and misinformation, claiming:

“Conspiracy theories exist in the realm of myth, where imaginations run wild, fears trump facts, and evidence is ignored. As a superpower, the United States is often cast as a villain in these dramas.”

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Scrooge Saturday: 1.3 million Americans to lose emergency jobless aid

Congress went on holiday recess without extending an emergency federal aid program to America’s unemployed, set to expire on Saturday, leaving over one million people in economic dire straits.

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Low fast-food wages supplemented by billions in govt welfare – report

fast-food-wages-supplemented-welfare-_siOver half of US workers employed by fast food restaurants rely on public assistance because their meager paychecks do not cover basic needs. The aid costs American taxpayers billions of dollars each year, according to a new report.

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US shutdown puts free trade talks with EU at impasse

us-eu-flags_siThe United States has no choice but to delay negotiations over a major free trade deal with countries in the European Union because of the partial federal government shutdown, the Obama administration has said.

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