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US supreme court backs ‘use it or lose it’ voter purging policy in Ohio

The US Supreme Court has ruled that Ohio’s efforts to remove names from its voter rolls, in what has been dubbed a “use it or lose it” voting policy, does not violate federal law. The US Supreme Court has ruled that Ohio’s efforts to remove names from its voter rolls, in what has been dubbed a “use it or lose ...

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Couple insists stuffed ‘Jesus’ lion is their lawyer, lose custody of child

A Canadian couple lost custody of their daughter because their religious views were found to be too extreme and impacted their relationship with family, doctors, social workers, and even the church, who tried to help them. The couple from British Columbia lost the custody battle after a bizarre court case in which they refused legal counsel and instead used a ...

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Eastern Europe & Baltic states may lose €37bn as EU redirects financial aid south

Brussels may shift billions of euros in EU funding away from the Baltic states and the countries of the so-called Visegrad group in a move to offer more financial support to Greece, Italy and Spain. The key changes proposed by the European Commission are aimed at the EU cohesion fund which currently amounts to €330 billion. The reforms are seen ...

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US has largest debt in world history, dollar to lose status as No.1 currency – Jim Rogers

The US dollar is becoming less appealing for investors as American debt continues to soar and the greenback is printed to cover it, says investor Jim Rogers. He sees the alternative coming from BRICS countries. The American currency will lose the status of main reserve currency much sooner than 2030, Rogers said at the Valdai Club’s discussion session, held as ...

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How Boeing will lose $20 billion because of Trump – watch RT’s Boom Bust show

US President Donald Trump is set to re-impose sanctions against Iran. One of the biggest losers will be Boeing, set to miss out on a lucrative $ 20 billion deal with Tehran, Boom Bust analyzes. RT correspondent Alex Mihailovich says that, while the other countries have been focusing on the political side of the Iranian deal, China is winning economically. ...

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Qatar govt. must send troops to Syria or lose US support and be toppled – Saudi FM

Riyadh appears to be trying to bully regional rival and fellow US ally Qatar into going to war in Syria, with the Saudi foreign minister citing the US leader’s call for “wealthy” nations to stump up and send boots to the ground. In his interpretation of US President Donald Trump’s appeal to the affluent states in the region, Saudi Foreign ...

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Communist candidate set to lose his moustache over poor election showing

Pavel Grudinin will have to endure insult to injury for the lowest result ever for a communist candidate in a Russian presidential race, as he had earlier bet his moustache that he would receive at least 15 percent of the vote. In early February, Grudinin made a bet with popular Russian web journalist Yuri Dud. The two agreed that if ...

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Iran could lose 500,000 bpd if Trump trashes deal

Declining oil production from Venezuela is all but assured this year, but another OPEC member presents another supply risk to the market: Iran. Read more Conflict between the US and Iran is one of the top geopolitical risks to the oil market this year. A new report from Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy spells out the possible scenarios that could play out ...

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Cryptocurrency investors could lose everything, warns Deutsche Bank

Bitcoin investors should remember issues like high volatility, possible price manipulation and data loss or data theft, according to Markus Mueller, global head of the Chief Investment Office at Deutsche Asset Management. Read more In an interview with Bloomberg, he said that Deutsche Bank does not advise investing in cryptocurrencies at present. “We do not recommend that. It’s only for ...

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Negotiate or lose ‘hundreds of millions’ in aid, Trump tells ‘disrespectful’ Palestinians

US President Donald Trump has warned Palestinians they will miss out on US aid if they don’t sit down and hold talks with Israel, after they snubbed the visit from Vice President Mike Pence. Trump voices his threat during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “When they disrespected us a ...

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