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China no longer wants Western garbage

The European Union (EU) has announced its first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics recycling. It followed China’s ban on imports of waste from Western countries. All plastic packaging in the European market will be recyclable by 2030, said the EU Commission in a press release. The consumption of single-use plastics will be reduced and the intentional use of microplastics will be ...

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US & Canada-led summit wants more sanctions on N. Korea beyond the UN’s

Twenty US-allied states are considering imposing their own sanctions on N. Korea. The group also places “special responsibility” on China and Russia – whom they ‘forgot’ to invite to the summit – to find a way out of the crisis. After a long day of discussions, the ‘Vancouver Foreign Ministers Meeting on Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula,’ represented ...

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Beijing wants to kick bitcoin out of China

Chinese authorities are reportedly aiming to completely ban centralized trading of virtual currencies as well as individuals and businesses that provide related services. Read more According to an internal memo from a government meeting seen by Reuters, Beijing will continue to apply pressure to the virtual currency trade and prevent the growth of risks in that market. National and local ...

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‘Trump intensified war on whistleblowers, wants Assange’s head on a platter’ – fmr CIA officer to RT

Published time: 11 Jan, 2018 05:00 Edited time: 11 Jan, 2018 05:22 Donald Trump has not only continued his predecessor’s crackdown on whistleblowers, but ramped up the effort, John Kiriakou told RT. He said Julian Assange should sit tight unless he wants to end up in a US jail. Hopes that WikiLeaks co-founder Assange will be able to walk free ...

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Kohler wants to make your bathroom smarter with Konnect

Kohler, a name you may recognize from the faucet, or commercials about a faucet, is delivering a new line of smart bathroom and kitchen appliances called Kohler Konnect. Because why not? With the help of Alexa, these appliances can be given various voice commands to perform specific tasks. The line includes a shower, a bathtub, two toilets, a mirror, and ...

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Kohler wants to make your bathroom smarter with Konnect

Kohler, a name you may recognize from the faucet, or commercials about a faucet, is delivering a new line of smart bathroom and kitchen appliances called Kohler Konnect. Because why not? With the help of Alexa, these appliances can be given various voice commands to perform specific tasks. The line includes a shower, a bathtub, two toilets, a mirror, and ...

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Netanyahu wants UN Palestinian refugee agency to “disappear” after Trump's funding cut threat

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants a UN agency serving Palestinian refugees to “disappear” because he believes their descendants are a threat to Israel’s existence. Netanyahu backed US President Donald Trump’s threat to halt payments to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). “I fully agree with President Trump’s strong criticism of ...

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Trump wants $18bn for border wall in exchange for DACA – report

President Trump is reportedly asking Congress for a total $ 33 billion to fund his wall and other border security in exchange for ensuring protections for “dreamers” – illegal immigrants brought to the country as children. Trump is asking Congress for nearly $ 18 billion to pay for the construction of more than 700 miles of his border wall expansion ...

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Australia aiming high, wants to become world's top pot exporter when trade opens in February

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 04:56 Australia hopes to become the world’s largest exporter of medical marijuana by helping domestic growers expand their business and allowing them to sell the herb overseas. Australia agreed to allow exports of medicinal cannabis starting from February and immediately set the bar for local growers by aiming to become the world’s largest exporter. “This ...

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US wants to cut aid to UN refugee agency to force Palestine into talks with Israel

The US wants to stop funding a UN agency aiding millions of Palestinian refugees to coerce Palestine into talks with Israel. The negotiations soured after Washington’s contentious recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. President Donald Trump appears to be on course to punish the United Nations after the majority of world countries refused to endorse the US President’s recognition ...

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