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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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‘Our hearts are still open’: EU Council chief Tusk says UK can still stop Brexit

Britain still has time to “change its mind” and stop Brexit, European Council President Donald Tusk has said, tweeting that “our hearts are still open” to “our British friends.” “Unless there is a change of heart among our British friends, #Brexit will become a reality – with all its negative consequences – in March next year,” Tusk wrote. Unless there ...

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Top UK retailers volunteer for govt plan to stop ‘scourge’ of acid attacks

Several of Britain’s largest retailers have signed up to a voluntary government initiative aimed at curbing the horrific rise in assaults with acids and other corrosive substances across the UK. Retailers, including Wickes, B&Q, Screwfix, Wilko, the Co-op, Morrisons, Waitrose, Tesco and John Lewis, have signed up to the plan preventing under-18s from buying products that: contain sulphuric or hydrochloric ...

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‘US industrial giants would rather let workers die than stop using asbestos’ – legal magazine editor

US corporations have been using asbestos despite evidence it causes cancer in workers, and millions of dollars are being spent on lobbying to cover this up, according to Farron Cousins, executive editor of Trial Lawyer magazine. Asbestos has been used all over the world for more than 100 years in all types of manufacturing, from insulation to paper products. Its ...

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Bus crashes into bus stop in Moscow, 3 casualties reported (VIDEO)

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 07:21 Edited time: 29 Dec, 2017 08:01 A bus has crashed into a bus stop in northeastern Moscow, injuring at least three pedestrians, according to police. The incident comes just days after a bus crashed into a civilian underpass in Moscow, killing four. Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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State Dept rejects US envoy proposal to stop calling West Bank occupied – report

Published time: 27 Dec, 2017 12:18 Edited time: 27 Dec, 2017 12:19 The State Department has reportedly rejected a request by the US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, to stop referring to Israel’s control of the West Bank as an “occupation.”  The final say is with Donald Trump, though. The issue is being discussed, and President Trump will ultimately take ...

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Browder case: Chief Russian prosecutor slams MEPs over ‘illegal’ attempt to stop Cyprus’ cooperation

Russia’s Prosecutor General has lambasted a group of MEPs over attempts to pressure Cyprus into terminating its legal cooperation with Moscow in the case of Magnitsky Act mastermind, and serial tax evader, William Browder. In October 2017, 17 members of the European Parliament signed an open letter to Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiades. The letter called on Anastasiades to stop assisting ...

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No way to stop adoption & acceptance of bitcoin – Max Keiser

Bitcoin’s recent price swings have intensified the debate about the phenomena of virtual currencies, with skeptics warning off investors, while enthusiasts see a future in the asset. On Friday, the price of bitcoin plunged from the dizzying heights of around $ 20,000 earlier this week to below $ 12,000. Within 24 hours, the value of the world’s leading cryptocurrency dropped ...

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‘We'll save a lot‘: Trump threatens to stop aid to UN member states over Jerusalem vote

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 18:23 Edited time: 20 Dec, 2017 18:41 President Donald Trump has threatened to cut aid to UN member states who vote against US at the upcoming UN General Assembly on the issue of Washington’s Jerusalem move. He said the US will save “billions” in the process. His threats come ahead of the rare emergency special ...

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Theresa May urged to cling onto power until 2021 to save Brexit, stop Tory collapse

Published time: 18 Dec, 2017 10:13 Theresa May is being urged not to resign until close to the next election amid fears a power struggle could spell the end of the Tory party. Conservatives worry a leadership battle would also be disastrous for Brexit negotiations. Senior Tory politicians fear that a pre-2021 resignation could see Brexit and its delicate negotiations ...

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