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Florida lawmakers pass gun bill that allows arming ‘some’ school staff

Published time: 8 Mar, 2018 00:28 Edited time: 8 Mar, 2018 00:42 By a narrow margin, Florida legislators have passed controversial gun safety legislation limiting sales of certain firearms and providing for the arming of some school staff, in the wake of the recent massacre in Parkland. Senate Bill 7076 passed by a 67-50 vote on Wednesday evening, after over ...

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Ukraine is overpaying for European gas & wants Russia to foot the bill

Kiev was forced to buy expensive gas in Europe after Russia’s state-run company Gazprom severed contracts with Ukraine and refused to deliver the fuel in March. Now, Ukraine is demanding that Russia pays the price difference. Read more “According to operational data, the average weighted price of gas from European suppliers in March this year exceeded the price of gas ...

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Cryptocurrencies are killing people – Bill Gates

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has expressed major reservations about cryptocurrencies, warning that due to their use in the purchase of illegal dangerous drugs, crypto is actually killing people “in a fairly direct way.” During a Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ session on Tuesday – his sixth on the forum – Gates discussed various issues, from quantum computing, to how automation will ...

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Russian lawmaker promises to prepare anti-harassment bill

The deputy head of the lower house committee for family affairs has promised to amend existing legislation targeting sex crime with a separate bill. Gender equality at work would be enforced and sexual harassment punished. MP Oksana Pushkina (United Russia) told the RBC news site that in her view sexual harassment was very widespread in society and legislation did not ...

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Bill Gates urges super wealthy to pay ‘significantly higher' taxes

One of the world’s richest men, Bill Gates, says he should pay more in taxes and urged the US authorities to require other billionaires to contribute “significantly higher” amounts. “I need to pay higher taxes. I’ve paid more taxes – over $ 10 billion – than anyone else, but the government should require the people in my position to pay ...

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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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