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air pollutionAir pollution deaths at 7 million per year are like unending WW2 scale deaths

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Air pollution levels remain dangerously high in many parts of the world. New data from WHO shows that 9 out of 10 people breathe air containing high levels of pollutants. Updated estimations reveal an alarming death toll of 7 million …

asiaReplicating Bangladesh toilet success in poor countries would save over 500,000 lives each year

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Bangladesh remains one of the poorest countries in the world. On a per person basis, Bangladeshi’s have half the income of people in India or Pakistan. Bangaldesh was able mostly defeat diarrhea because they built latrines for the poorest and …

deathsTrump bans US from buying oil backed Venezuelan Cryptocurrency

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Trump issued an order on Monday prohibiting U.S. citizens from engaging in transactions using the oil-backed currency, called the Petro. He authorized Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to issue any necessary regulations to enforce his order. Maduro created the currency to …

deathsMore expect Venezuela will collapse and have regime change within 12 months

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The consensus view among the participants of the Emerging Markets Trade Association and Siobhan Morden, a managing director for Nomura Securities in New York, is that Venezuela’s leader Madura will be out within 12 months. Nextbigfuture published on March 4, …

deathsVenezuelan oil production might drop to 1.35 million barrels per day in 2018 or even 1 million

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Barclays analysts predicts that Venezuela’s oil production will average 1.43 million barrels per day (mb/d) in 2018. This would be a decline of roughly 700,000 bpd from the 2017 average. In the second half of 2018, output averages just 1.35 …

deathsAnother Putin Enemy has died

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A Russian exile who was close friends with the late oligarch Boris Berezovsky has been found dead in his London home. Nikolai Glushkov, 68, was discovered by his family and friends late on Monday night. The cause of death is …

deathsNerve agent was used to poison X-Russian spy

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A nerve agent was used to deliberately poison a Russian spy and his daughter, police said, and both are in comas fighting for their lives along with a policeman who was first on the scene. Sergei, 66, and Yulia Skripal, …

deathsScientific basis for Venezuela’s increasing risk of a military coup

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The mass desperation of the Venezuelan people coup is making military coup attempts in 2018 inevitable. Brian Wang at Nextbigfuture bases this prediction on Venezuela’s terrible economy, higher estimates of infant mortality, estimates of children starving to death and recent …

deathsPutin does not want to wipe everyone out, just his enemies

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Sergei Skripal was once a colonel in Russia’s GRU military intelligence service. He was given refuge in Britain after he was exchanged in 2010 for Russian spies caught in the West as part of a Cold War-style spy swap on …

deathsVenezuela oil workers are dying of hunger – a military coup in 2018 seems inevitable

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Starving Venezuelan oil workers are growing too weak for heavy labor. They are too fatigued to act quickly which leads to more fatal accidents. Crude oil makes up about 95% of Venezuela’s exports. The country has no other source of …