Thursday, September 21, 2017

New study shows identity theft has gone up since security chip technology introduced in credit cards

Despite being touted as a safeguard against credit card fraud, security chip technology has not led to a decrease in identity theft. A new study shows that identity theft has gone up in the 16 months since chip-based cards have become commonplace. ______ A new study...

United Arab Emirates donates 10 mln USD to fight cholera in Yemen

The UAE has donated 10 million U.S. dollars to the World Health Organization to support its efforts in fighting cholera in Yemen, reported state news agency WAM citing a senior official of the United Arab Emirates to have said on Thursday. https://twitter.com/VOPnewsroom/status/890555459882684416 The announcement was made...

Netanyahu wife faces possible graft trial, ministry

Netanyahu wife faces possible graft trial, ministry says -- Sara Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister's wife, is suspected of spending some $100,000 of state funds on her own dining and catering services, according to the justice ministry. Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit considers prosecuting Sara...

Obama Will Crash The Economy Before He Leaves Office

A Wells Fargo bank insider, who claims to be a teller, has said that the bank are training their staff to deal with an imminent “emergency scenario”. The insider reports: I am a teller at Wells Fargo here in the US this is also my...

Full List with 27 Countries Destroyed by Hillary Clinton

In an email sent to his business partner and Democratic fundraiser Jeffrey Leeds, former Secretary of State Colin Powell wrote of Hillary Clinton, “Everything HRC touches she kind of screws up with hubris.” By Nerti U. Qatja | @nertiqatja | @VOP_Today Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State during Barack Obama’s first...

UK weapons companies made £6bn from Saudi since it started bombing Yemen — research

British arms companies have earned more than £6bn from their trade with Saudi Arabia during the ongoing war in Yemen, new research has found. War Child UK claimed the true revenue from dealings with the Gulf state are almost double previous estimates, despite only around...

Goldman Sachs joined the growing list of big US companies criticizing Trump over immigration ban

Goldman Sachs on Monday joined the growing list of big US companies criticizing President Donald Trump's executive order suspending entry into the United States by people from seven predominantly Muslim countries. ______ Lloyd Blankfein chief executive of Goldman Sachs, which has provided several senior Trump administration...

North Korea hackers linked to attacks on banks in 18 countries worldwide, report

North Korea's hacking operations are growing and getting more bold - and increasingly targeting financial institutions worldwide. ______ North Korea is now being linked to attacks on banks in 18 countries, according to a new report from Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. And the stolen money is likely...

Welcome 2017 – Why we will be poorer this year

South Africa faces the prospect of an increased battle for resources, as well as greater and more explosive social unrest, as its citizens are set to become poorer for the third consecutive year. ______ JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - (City Press) News24 -- This week, the International...

According to documents Comey’s HSBC has been caught in another huge money laundering scam

HSBC has been caught in another huge money laundering scam, involving hundreds of millions of US dollars run and Russian oligarchs. ______ According to documents obtained by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, $20 billion was moved out of Russia between 2010 and 2014 in an operation...

40% Of Global Wealth Belong To 1% Of Population – UN

MANILA, Philippines - About 40 percent of global assets belong to the richest one percent of the world’s population, with the bottom half clinging to just one percent, according to a study commissioned by the United Nations. By Nerti U. Qatja | @nertiqatja | @VOP_Today The study conducted by a group...

I don’t like money, so I can’t be corrupt — Nigerian minister tells people

The Nigerian Transportation minister has assured Nigerians that he does not like money hence no reason for him to be corrupt. ______ The Transport minister made this known while speaking during an interview with Channels Television. The immediate past governor of Rivers state during the interview conducted...

There is no way to describe it: UN chief has urged support to alleviate Somalia’s worsening hunger crisis

The UN chief has urged international support to alleviate Somalia's worsening hunger crisis during an emergency visit to the country. Antonio Guterres issued the appeal on Tuesday after witnessing the suffering of malnourished Somalis and cholera victims during his first field trip since becoming the...

Why Low Oil Prices Will Start WW3

This is a wonderful time to have cash and be in the oil business. That's because savvy seniors can go shopping for assets being sold as "uneconomic" when oil is $30–40/barrel. But the low price won't last within the year. And while that increase...

Saudi war crimes in Yemen: UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia deemed lawful by High Court

The High Court has ruled that UK arms exports to the kingdom can continue despite 'overwhelming evidence' of Saudi war crimes in Yemen. The UK will continue to export billions of pounds of weapons to Saudi Arabia after anti-arms trade campaigners lost a high-profile legal...

Warning: Pill Cause Depression – New Study Links the Pill With Depression

Teenagers seem most at risk, according to Danish scientists. A new large-scale study recently published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry suggests that there is a link between the use of hormonal birth control and clinical depression. By Nerti U. Qatja | @nertiqatja | @VOP_Today The Danish study, conducted by University of Copenhagen...

US signed a $12-billion deal to sell F-15 fighter jets to Qatar 

US has signed a $12-billion deal to sell F-15 fighter jets to Qatar amid a dispute engulfing the Persian Gulf region, which saw President Donald Trump siding with a Saudi-led bloc of nations facing off against Doha. Qatar’s Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday the...

Qatari finance engineer for terrorists in Yemen

Yemeni Abdul Wahab Mohamed Abdul Rahman Al-Hmeiqani is number 12 on the terrorist list issued by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt. He holds a senior position at the Sheikh Eid Al Thani Charity Foundation in Qatar, the institution that...

BREXIT: Theresa May to side with Eurosceptics in major Brexit speech

Theresa May will gamble this week by siding with Eurosceptics and signalling she is prepared to take Britain out of the single market and customs union. ______ In her most significant Brexit speech since taking office, the Prime Minister will defy critics by indicating she...

You Can Rent a House Here For Only €0.88 a Year…

The residents of Fuggerei pay only 88 cents per year, along with three required daily prayers. By Anthony Von Dari, @VOP Today It's been seven years since Fuggerei was in the news. That was when the Wall Street Journal paid a visit to the historic German village. But the...

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