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Russia-led bloc CIS urges intl community to resist global monopolies jointly

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 14:35 Prime Ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) have endorsed an address critical of international monopolies. Such entities often hurt the interests of nation states and citizens, the bloc said, calling upon other nations to resist. Read more In his speech to the heads of CIS governments, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said ...

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'Halal' bitcoin may be coming to a Muslim community near you

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 13:17 Cryptocurrency as a tool of Islamic banking is being discussed by the Muslim community and could be created within the next two or three years, according to the adviser on Islamic economics and finance of the Russia’s Muftis Council Madina Kalimullina. Read more She told TASS that based on the cryptocurrency characteristics, the coin ...

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Zach Randolph gets community service for his L.A. pot arrest

LOS ANGELES — Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was sentenced to community service on Wednesday after being charged with marijuana possession and resisting arrest following an incident last month at a Los Angeles housing project, prosecutors said. Randolph entered a no-contest plea during a court appearance Wednesday and was immediately sentenced to 150 hours of community service, said Frank Mateljan, ...

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Cuomo OKs stiffer penalties for community center bomb threats

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo on Monday signed legislation stiffening penalties against individuals who make bomb threats against community centers. The legislation was passed by the Legislature this spring in response to a spate of bomb threats against Jewish community centers but Cuomo said events in Charlottesville demonstrate the need to give law enforcement stronger tools to prosecute “hatemongers.” “The horrific ...

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Charlamagne tha God Protested by Transgender Community After 'Breakfast Club' Interview

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Charlamagne tha God is catching major heat from the transgender community after a guest on his radio show made a threat of violence against the LGBT group … and he’s feeling the pressure first hand at Politicon. #Transgender community… TMZ.com

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Bomb squad dispatched after 'threat' to community college

A major operation took place at the Boston’s Bunker Hill Community College, Massachusetts, with residents advised to avoid the area. The bomb squad was called to the scene at 9.45pm BST (4.45pm local time), Trooper Paul Sullivan said. The college said the incident took place near Perimeter Road, Lot 4. At 6.30pm local time, police said the situation had been ...

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Beer-throwing Jays fan gets 1-year MLB ban, community service

The man who threw a beer can at a Baltimore Orioles outfielder during a playoff game in Toronto has been sentenced to community service and ordered to stay away from major league ballparks for one year. Ken Pagan received a conditional discharge, meaning he won’t have a criminal record if he complies with his probation. He pleaded guilty to mischief ...

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NBA forward Matt Barnes pleads guilty, gets community service

Hot-headed Golden State Warriors forward Matt Barnes enjoyed a pretty good June: A ring on the basketball court and a plea deal in Manhattan Criminal Court. Two weeks after his team became world champions, Barnes pleaded guilty Tuesday to disorderly conduct for his part in a Manhattan nightclub melee last December. Barnes, 37, received a 10-day community service sentence on ...

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Dave Chappelle Donates Proceeds from Flint, Michigan Show to the Community (VIDEO)

Dave ChappelleSorry for Bailing on You, Flint …Here’s $ 50,000! 6/8/2017 10:40 AM PDT Exclusive Video Dave Chappelle made up with Flint, Michigan for skipping out on a previous benefit show by giving them every dime he made from his Wednesday night gig … $ 50k. Chappelle performed at The Whiting in Flint and had announced he was going to ...

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How a community revitalized by refugees came to embrace Trump

LEWISTON, Maine — Richard Rodrigue stood in the back of a banquet hall, watching his blond-haired, blue-eyed daughter mingle among her high school classmates. These teenagers speak dozens of languages, and hail from a dozen African nations. They fled brutal civil war, famine, oppressive regimes to find themselves here, at a pre-prom fete in this once-dying New England mill town, ...

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