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Ron Paul: 50% stock market plunge ‘conceivable,' but it’s not President Trump’s fault

Ron Paul: 50% stock market plunge ‘conceivable,' but it’s not President Trump’s fault

Finance
Ron Paul's sell-off prediction just got more severe.The former Republican Congressman from Texas believes escalating dysfunction in Washington will create even more pain for Wall Street."A 50 percent pullback is conceivable," Paul said on "Futures Now" recently. "I don't believe it's ten years off. I don't even believe it's a year off. "According to his calculations, it would cut the S&P 500 Index in half, to 1212, and the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average would collapse to 10,837.Paul noted that there's a lot of chaos in Washington right now, with an "unpredictable president" and those who are inclined to "tear him apart" but if the market takes that big of a tumble, he doesn't see it as Trump's fault. "It's all man-made. It's not the fault of Donald Trump in the last week. If th...
How to Make Banana Ice Cream That Tastes Like the Real Deal

How to Make Banana Ice Cream That Tastes Like the Real Deal

Health
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Air Force stands up new Space Operations Directorate

Air Force stands up new Space Operations Directorate

Business
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has announced that its new Space Operations Directorate begins initial operating capability this coming Monday.The 43-member staff of the directorate, or AF/A11, is composed of military, government and contractor personnel. Shawn Barnes has been named assistant deputy chief of staff for Space Operations, and Maj. Gen. Pamela Lincoln will serve as mobilization Assistant to the deputy chief of staff for Space Operations.AF/A11 is meant to be a strong advocate for space capabilities inside the Air Force and with national security, commercial, and international partners."The A11 will be key to ensuring we link combatant commander and service space requirements with our capabilities," Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, the joint chief most respo...
Archaeologists discover ancient trade routes in Vietnam

Archaeologists discover ancient trade routes in Vietnam

Science
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Archaeologists have discovered an ancient trade network crisscrossing Vietnam's Mekong Delta region.As revealed by several excavations, a vast network of manufacturing hubs and trade routes moved large amounts of goods from settlement to settlement between 4,500 and 3,000 years ago."We knew some artefacts were being moved around but this shows evidence for a major trade network that also included specialist tool-makers and technological knowledge. It's a whole different ball game," Catherine Frieman, an archaeologist at the Australian National University, said in a news release. "This isn't a case of people producing a couple of extra items on top of what they need. It's a major operation."The network's discovery was made possible by the excavation of several stone tools a...