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Gambling losses in Australia are at a record high after punters frittered away almost A$24bn

That equates to $1000 per person living in Australia in the last year.

Gambling stress pushes more than 400 Australians to suicide each year, a figure that has been given credence by Australia's Productivity Commission. Mr Costello mostly blames devices that are "built for addiction, releasing the dopamine (a mood-setting chemical) that hits your brain with the force of cocaine."
READ MORE: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-42362194

Private War: Erik Prince Has His Eye On Afghanistan's Rare Metals

Controversial private security tycoon Erik Prince has famously pitched an audacious plan to the Trump administration: Hire him to privatize the war in Afghanistan using squads of "security contractors." Now, for the first time, Buzzfeed News is publishing that pitch, a presentation that lays out how Prince wanted to take over the war from the US military — and how he envisioned mining some of the most war-torn provinces in Afghanistan to help fund security operations and obtain strategic mineral resources for the US.

Prince, who founded the Blackwater security firm and testified last week to the House Intelligence Committee for its Russia investigation, has deep connections into the current White House: He’s friends with former presidential adviser Stephen Bannon, and he’s the brother of Betsy DeVos, the education secretary.
READ MORE: https://www.buzzfeed.com/aramroston/private-war-erik-prince-has-his-eye-...

Boston Marathon Bomber’s Aunt Claims FBI Set up Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and She Has Proof

The Russian aunt of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has filed a motion in his death penalty appeal case that reveals new details on the meetings her nephew’s attorneys had in Russia with his parents and makes a bizarre allegation that the FBI said the bomber had a “heavy-laden black backpack,” not the white one he can be seen carrying in video taken before the deadly blasts.

In the filing, Maret Tsarnaeva, a Chechen attorney and the sister of Tsarnaev family patriarch Anzor, asks to join her nephew’s death penalty appeal defense team, a request denied by a federal judge this year.
READ MORE: http://www.newsweek.com/boston-marathon-bombers-aunt-says-fbi-set-her-ne...

Brain damage found in U.S. diplomats attacked in Cuba unlike anything doctors have seen before

As doctors continue their investigation into the injuries suffered by U.S. diplomats subjected to mysterious attacks while stationed in Cuba, they are finding things they have never seen before. The brain damage suffered by some of the American victims is different from anything they have come across or heard about in the past. The nature and severity of the injuries has doctors and scientist are wondering if the weapon used against them was sonic or acoustic as originally suspected. Some have speculated the strange sounds heard by the victims before and during the attacks were perhaps the sounds generated by another type of unknown weapon.
READ MORE: https://babalublog.com/2017/12/07/brain-damage-found-in-u-s-diplomats-at...

The Senator Wellstone Assassination

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