Daily Caller | Editor on Reddit’s science forum wrote Monday that the site has banned climate-change skeptics.
Joshua M Brown | He surprised them all in his last FOMC meeting.
Bloomberg | Gold prices may skyrocket due to slowdown in supply.
AP | Six-year recession in Greece continues.
rt.com | Statement warning against the use of bitcoin, litecoin and the like as “unsafe.”
Zero Hedge | Prices dropped 20% from their overnight highs.
Daily Mail | Many households in France paid over 100% in taxes.
RT | Cargo of 59,100 tons was turned away [last] Tuesday.
Reuters | BP signs $16 billion 30-year gas production sharing and sales deal to develop Oman’s Khazzan tight gas project.
rt.com | EU banking regulator has warned of a “possible risk” using virtual currency such as bitcoin.
Adam Kredo | White House defends implementation of sanctions, tells reporters to question Iranian delegation.
KUOW.org | Unprecedented move cuts off $270 million Northwest industry from its biggest export market.
Reuters | Fund managers believe there is a change for Fed tapering.
Ryan McMaken | Most of the Pope’s comments about the poor are not about markets or states, but are about the proper Christian attitude toward the poor.
Techdirt | In other words, the USTR is not a fan of democracy.
huffingtonpost.com | Uruguay’s move to legalise the production and sale of marijuana breaks international law.
RT | Many residents have been left to live in impromptu residential camps with no hope of returning to their previous ways of life.
The Verge | The government is now stepping in with public funds to speed things up.
RT | Rice from fields in the Fukushima prefecture will be served to gov’t officials for 9 days.
AFP | Complexity of the issues already caused negotiators to miss the original 2012 deadline set by Obama.
London Independent | The investigation found that the charity invested £630,000 in shares in leading weapons manufacturer BAE Systems.
The Verge | Latest documents highlight the U.S. role in the process, as it attempts to force the smaller nations to adopt more stringent rules.
Zero Hedge | China had its largest trade surplus in five years.
RT | 24.8% of Europe at risk of poverty or social exclusion.
News.com.au | WELCOME to Fukushima, where the radiation’s so bad it can be fatal within 20 minutes.
Reuters | “If there is another recession, it is going to be worldwide,” Fama said.
Japan Times | Government can now hide inconvenient information at its discretion.
UPI | The overall decommissioning work at the stricken nuclear plant is expected to take as long as 40 years.
The Guardian | 4.8 million unemployed in Spain.
CNN | North Korea is showing no signs of scaling back its fearsome labor camp system.
Spiegel Online | European Central Bank wants to spur lending by banks in Southern Europe, but conventional methods have shown little success so far.
UPI | Belgium declined the most at 3.8%.
Business Insider | Few security measures in place to prevent theft.
Zero Hedge | Second-hand clothing leased over and over again.
RT | Officials said the plant could completely run out of storage space for contaminated water within two years.
AFP | Global warming of two degrees Celsius would be “far into the dangerous range,” he said.
businessinsider.comr | Here’s what you need to know about the protests.
businessinsider.com | Hundreds of people marched through the capital of Armenia on Monday to denounce visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin.
charlescrawford.biz | Prospects? Poor.
Fox News | The water is expected to hit in 2014 — can we be sure it’s safe?
BBC | “Baby box” would be for unwanted infants.
Jeff Morganteen | Faber said the markets, which have reached record highs, could still rise before the bubble bursts.
marketwatch.com | U.S. stocks closed mostly lower on Friday, pulling back from Wednesday’s record levels.
Bloomberg | Under-25s in Spain, Italy and Portugal struggling to find work.
mirror.co.uk | Boris Johnson said resentment felt towards super rich in wake of financial crisis and “fives years of recession” was irrational.
theguardian.com | No automatic welcome for independent Scotland, says Mariano Rajoy, who expects UK to take same stance on Catalonia.
jpost.com | US and Hezbollah are in secret indirect talks managed by London dealing with the fight against al-Qaida.
AFP | Livestock industry officer at UN FAO: “There is huge scope for developing other dairy species.”
RT | Grim health implications from Europe’s economic crisis.
Jon Rappoport | “…and that’s how I find myself in an underground lab strapped to a table…”