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Mr. Fifth Obama Gets Mega Payback

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Megaupload boss raps Obama in protest song

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Syria WikiLeaks – Over 2 Million Syrian emails

WikiLeaks on Thursday started posting over two million e-mails from government departments, officials leaders and Syrian companies.

Julian Assange, who at this time remains inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London, says the Syria Files emails, about 2.4 millions, will embarrass the Syrian government and the companies from Western nations that engage with their Syrian customers.

 

News Reports:

WikiLeaks says it has obtained 2.4 million emails from Syria, claims

Fox News - 32 minutes ago
The secret-spilling group WikiLeaks says it is in the process of publishing material from a trove of 2.4 million emails from Syria.

In-Depth: Syria: WikiLeaks begins publishing 2.4 million emails as regime Toronto Star
Blog: WikiLeaks releasing over 2 million Syrian e-mailsWashington Post (blog)


From Bank Bail Out to Bank Holiday – Welcome to the new European Economy

Italian bank BNI is making news around the world after Drudge report linked to an article about its suspension of payment of liabilities – hence it has declared a bank holiday.

 

Below is the statement from the bank followed by its Google English Translation.

Sospensione dei Pagamenti

COMUNICATO DEL 31 MAGGIO 2012

In data 31 maggio 2012 i Commissari straordinari di Banca Network Investimenti S.p.A., in amministrazione straordinaria (MI), con il parere favorevole del Comitato di Sorveglianza e previa autorizzazione della Banca d’Italia, hanno deliberato la sospensione del pagamento delle passività di qualsiasi genere, ai sensi dell’art. 74 del d.lgs. 1° settembre 1993, n. 385 (TUB), per il periodo di un mese. La sospensione non comprende gli strumenti finanziari della clientela.

La misura si è resa necessaria per fronteggiare la situazione di difficoltà della banca.

Gli Organi straordinari di Banca Network Investimenti S.p.A., intermediario aderente al Fondo Interbancario di Tutela dei Depositi, stanno definendo un piano di soluzione della crisi che, al fine di salvaguardare i diritti della clientela, contempla l’intervento della Consultinvest SIM e del gruppo Cassa di Risparmio di Ravenna.

 

 

Suspension of Payments

THE PRESS May 31, 2012

On 31 May 2012, the Special Commissioners of Bank Network Investments SpA in Extraordinary Administration (MI), with the approval of the Supervisory Committee and with the approval of the Bank of Italy, have decided to suspend the payment of liabilities of any kind, pursuant to art. 74 of Leg. September 1, 1993. 385 (TUB), for the period of one month. The suspension does not include client financial instruments.

The measure was necessary to face the difficult situation of the bank.

Organs extraordinary Bank Network Investments SpA, an intermediary member of the Interbank Deposit Protection Fund, are developing a plan for solving the crisis in order to safeguard clients’ rights, provides for the intervention of Consultinvest SIM Group and Bank savings of Ravenna.

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RAW VIDEO PHOTO: Instagram Photo Italy Earthquake Upload from Instagramer – adamsheath

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Raw Photo and Video Report of the 6.0 earthquake in Italy, about 32 miles north east of the city of Parma. The earthquake hit northern Italy according to USGS May 29, 2012 07:00:03 AM GMT. The USGS rates it as a 5.8 magnitude and 9.6 depth. The USGS ShakeMap pinpoints it about 40 Kilometers from Bologna, about 60 Kilometers from Parma, 71 Kilometers from Verona and 149 Kilometers from San Marino.

 

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RAW VIDEO PHOTO: Instagram Photo Italy Earthquake Upload from Instagramer – miglio 100588

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Raw Photo and Video Report of the 6.0 earthquake in Italy, about 32 miles north east of the city of Parma. The earthquake hit northern Italy according to USGS May 29, 2012 07:00:03 AM GMT. The USGS rates it as a 5.8 magnitude and 9.6 depth. The USGS ShakeMap pinpoints it about 40 Kilometers from Bologna, about 60 Kilometers from Parma, 71 Kilometers from Verona and 149 Kilometers from San Marino.

 

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RAW VIDEO PHOTO: Instagram Photo Italy Earthquake Upload from Instagramer – acortiglia

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Raw Photo and Video Report of the 6.0 earthquake in Italy, about 32 miles north east of the city of Parma. The earthquake hit northern Italy according to USGS May 29, 2012 07:00:03 AM GMT. The USGS rates it as a 5.8 magnitude and 9.6 depth. The USGS ShakeMap pinpoints it about 40 Kilometers from Bologna, about 60 Kilometers from Parma, 71 Kilometers from Verona and 149 Kilometers from San Marino.

 

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