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This Billionaire Has Put Half His Net Worth Into Gold

This Billionaire Has Put Half His Net Worth Into Gold

“Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris put half of his $5.7 billion net worth into gold. Sawiris has built a name by investing in the telecom sector in Egypt and in less popular markets including Iraq, Pakistan, North Korea and Bangladesh.”

Gideon Gono: I printed Zim dollar to stop coup

Gideon Gono: I printed Zim dollar to stop coup

“Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono says he was forced to print money even when he knew it would cause hyperinflation because the government was desperate to forestall a coup by hungry soldiers.”

While America Feuds, the Police State Shifts Into High Gear

While America Feuds, the Police State Shifts Into High Gear

“What characterizes American government today is not so much dysfunctional politics as it is ruthlessly contrived governance carried out behind the entertaining, distracting and disingenuous curtain of political theater.”

Jury Rejects Charges, but He Still Has to Register As a Sex Offender for Life

Jury Rejects Charges, but He Still Has to Register As a Sex Offender for Life

“Fear and loathing of sex offenders lead to results that would be recognized as unjust and illogical in any other context.”

California Town Hired Private Law Firm to Sue Citizens, Conceal Massive Costs

California Town Hired Private Law Firm to Sue Citizens, Conceal Massive Costs

“Fontana is the third California desert town now known to have used this firm to prosecute nuisance cases and code violations, then turn around and demand thousands of dollars from citizens months—even years—after they settle.”

France seizes the France.com domain name from its 20-year owner

France seizes the France.com domain name from its 20-year owner

“French-born Jean-Noel Frydman is suing the country for ‘cybersquatting’ on the France.com domain name, CNBC reported.”

Malaysia convicts first person under fake news law

Malaysia convicts first person under fake news law

“A 46-year-old admitted making and posting on YouTube a video accusing emergency services of responding slowly after a Palestinian Hamas member was gunned down in Kuala Lumpur.”

Insanely Broad Definition of ‘Assault Weapon’ Moves to Oregon Ballot

Insanely Broad Definition of ‘Assault Weapon’ Moves to Oregon Ballot

“Sweeping language catches up not just scary looking AR-15’s, but also encompasses common target shooting rifles that are particularly ill-suited to the commission of any gun crimes.”