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Trump signs US spending bill ending government shutdown

US President Donald Trump says he has signed a spending bill into law, bringing an end to the temporary government shutdown. He confirmed the move in a tweet early Friday. “Our Military will now be stronger than ever before. We love and need our Military and gave them everything – and more,” the president said. Just signed Bill. Our Military ...

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Russian Upper House prepares bill banning drug ads – top senator

Russian Upper House speaker Valentina Matviyenko has revealed that the body’s committee for social policies is preparing a bill that would completely ban the advertising of drugs. Matviyenko announced the news at the first session of Russia’s council for regional healthcare development associated with the upper house of parliament, RIA Novosti reported on Wednesday. Read more “Our citizens have been ...

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Polish ruling party leader calls on president to sign ‘misunderstood’ Holocaust-related bill

The leader of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, said President Andrzej Duda should sign the controversial bill that criminalizes public statements blaming Poland for Second World War crimes. The bill, which was passed by the Polish parliament this week, would make public statements suggesting that the Polish nation is responsible for Nazi atrocities a crime, punishable by ...

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Polish senate passes Holocaust-related bill that triggered diplomatic spat with Israel

Published time: 1 Feb, 2018 01:37 Edited time: 1 Feb, 2018 01:51 Poland’s Senate has approved a bill that outlaws blaming Poles for the atrocities committed in WWII death camps on Polish soil, or even using the phrase “Polish death camp.” The bill earlier infuriated Israeli leaders. The upper house of the Polish parliament approved the bill with 57 votes ...

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‘Disheartened’ residents face £2bn bill to replace Grenfell-style cladding (VIDEO)

Residents of a housing complex clad in flammable panels similar to those on Grenfell tower told RT of being “left to our own devices” following a demand that they cough up £2 billion to replace the hazardous material. Citiscape complex residents in Croydon, south London, have been ordered to pay a bill of up to £31,300 each in order to ...

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Hungarian MPs put forward ‘Stop Soros’ bill to curb immigration

Hungarian lawmakers have presented new legislation aimed at curbing immigration and which also affects foreign funded NGOs. The legislation, dubbed the ‘Stop Soros Act’ references the US-Hungarian tycoon, George Soros. Following a cabinet meeting Wednesday, Interior Minister Pinter Sandor and government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs announced the proposed ‘Stop Soros Act.’ Details will be presented Thursday, but local media said it ...

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Trump signs anti-fentanyl bill as Pennsylvania declares opioid ‘disaster emergency’

Published time: 11 Jan, 2018 05:13 President Donald Trump has approved more funding for border patrol detection of smuggled fentanyl, a deadly synthetic opiate. It comes as Pennsylvania implements drastic measures to cope with its own opioid crisis. Trump signed the Interdict Act into law on Wednesday in a bipartisan effort to provide US customs agents with $ 9 million ...

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US pledges extra $75mn as Iraq seeks help with $100bn post-ISIS reconstruction bill

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 15:01 Edited time: 10 Jan, 2018 15:02 Washington’s aid to Baghdad was given a $ 75 million boost as Iraq struggles to rebuild after the devastating war with Islamic State. The Iraqi government has estimated that some $ 100 billion is needed to cover the damage. The extra financial aid, which was announced on Tuesday ...

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‘Bill of love’ promised for Dreamers as high stakes immigration reform negotiated

President Donald Trump is urging lawmakers to find a bipartisan solution to the so-called Dreamers and border security in “a bill of love.” However, as midterm elections loom, negotiations on immigration are heating up. “I’ll take all the heat you want. But you are not that far away from a comprehensive immigration reform,” Trump said during a televised meeting with ...

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Biggest ever health tourist does a runner leaving Manchester hospital with £500,000 bill

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 12:22 The NHS is chasing a health tourist with the largest ever unpaid debt with the service. The unnamed patient, who is from outside the EU, racked up a debt of more than £530,000 after receiving treatment at a Manchester hospital. Health tourism costs the NHS about £2 billion ($ 2.7 billion) a year, with ...

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