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You have been warned.

Dave

Are Airpods Dangerous? 250 Scientists Sign Petition Warning Against Cancer From Wireless Tech Including The Trendy In-Ear Headphones
March 11, 2019

Apple’s popular wireless AirPods headphones may pose cancer risks to wearers, according to a United Nations and World Health Organization petition.

Some 250 have signed the petition, which warns against numerous devices that emit radiofrequency radiation, which is used in WiFi, cellular data and Bluetooth.

AirPods in particular are concerning because they sit deeply enough within the ear canal to emit expose these fragile parts of the ear to dangerous among of radiation, some experts warn.

The scientific jury is still out on the whether or not the particular devices an cause cancer, but animal studies on the kind of radiofrequency radiation that they emit has suggested a link to cancer.

And, in some cases, the levels of radiation found to be carcinogenic were significantly lower than the maximum allowed by federal and international guidelines.

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Jim,

As the machines drive the market higher, daily, the facts on the ground say things are slowing down.

Dave

Gap, Tesla And Victoria’s Secret Are Among The Nearly 5,000 Store Closings Already In 2019
March 9, 2019

Gap, Victoria’s Secret, J.C. Penney, Tesla and Abercrombie & Fitch. What do these companies have in common? They’re all closing stores this year.

Already, 4,810 store closures have been announced by retailers in 2019, according to Coresight Research. And it’s only March. Last year, Coresight tracked 5,524 store closures, down more than 30 percent from a record 8,139 closures announced in 2017.

Adding to the noise, Amazon said this week it will shut all 87 of its pop-up shops inside Whole Foods, Kohl’s and malls across the country. But the company has vowed to invest more in its book stores and other bricks-and-mortar concepts, including its cashierless convenience store called Amazon Go.

Here are some of the biggest retailers that have announced store closures so far this year.

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This would be a great start if only because the names it will reveal! I also wonder why it is being made public as many have said since before the election that DJT visited the island and is “compromised”…maybe just not so?

Bill

Let’s see how many children are still alive and able to speak about who did what? Bring it down and expose it all.

JB

Feds to Unseal Epstein Documents Revealing Scope of Billionaire’s Int’l Child Sex Trafficking Ring
March 12, 2019

On Monday, a Manhattan appeals court gave billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s former alleged partner in crime, British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, until March 19 to establish good cause as to why documents detailing the scope and size of their international child sex trafficking operation should remain sealed. Failing to do so would mean these documents will be made public.

“We’re grateful that the court ruled the summary judgment papers are open and they are moving to expedite having them unsealed,’’ said Sanford Bohrer, the attorney representing the Miami Herald. “This is very unusual for a court to do this.”

The Herald reports that the appeal is supported by 32 other media companies, including the New York Times and Washington Post.

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