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Decriminalizing drugs in UK could ‘save lives & money’ – lawmakers

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A cross-party group of lawmakers have urged the UK government to consider decriminalizing drugs in Britain and treat it as a health and not a criminal issue, in order to curb the high rates of drugs-related deaths. A report conducted by UK MPs on The Health and Social Care Committee has concluded that the government Read More

Zuckerberg reassures U.S. Congress on Facebook’s digital currency plans

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg sought to reassure skeptical U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that the company’s planned digital currency Libra would be a force for good that could reduce costs for electronic payments and help more people participate in the global financial system. Appearing in a suit and tie before the U.S. Read More

The price is right? Could Roman Abramovich be ready to sell up and leave Chelsea?

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Earlier this week Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich reportedly turned down a bid to buy the club by a mystery Middle East consortium, but rumors of the Russian oligarch’s openness to sell the club continue to circulate. The billionaire owner has been rumored to be keeping his options open with regard to a potential sale, and Read More

Varney: Progressives ‘Soviet-style show trial’ part of socialist takeover of U.S. economy

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The trial involving New York’s attorney general’slawsuit against Exxon, one of the world’s largest oil and gas corporations, kicked off on Tuesday, and Fox Business Network anchor Stuart Varney said that it amounts to little more than a thinly-veiled “Soviet-style show trial” meant to advance a socialist takeover of the U.S. economy. VARNEY: TRUMP SPEECH IN Read More

SoftBank adds to financial burden with $10 billion WeWork deal

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TOKYO (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp’s (9984.T) financial strains escalated on Wednesday as it agreed to spend more than $10 billion to take over office-space sharing startup WeWork, knocking the Japanese tech conglomerate’s already weakened shares. FILE PHOTO: SoftBank Corp placard is prepared during a ceremony to mark the company’s debut on the Tokyo Stock Read More

Boeing profit slumps 53% as MAX grounding takes heavy toll

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(Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) cut production of its flagship Dreamliner and delayed the arrival of a successor to its 777 mini-jumbo on Wednesday, piling new pressures on a rejigged senior management team as the continued safety grounding of its 737 MAX sliced third quarter profits. FILE PHOTO: Aerial photos showing Boeing 737 Max airplanes Read More

Payne: New report shows ‘egregious’ California taxes continue to drive out big earners

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California’s tax plan is “so egregious” that residents of every socioeconomic background are leaving the state, host of Fox Business Network’sCharles Payne said Wednesday. California Democrats have raised taxes on high-income families again and again. While the left claims the measure doesn’t impact taxpayer migration or hurt state tax revenue, a new study conducted at Stanford University Read More

Zuckerberg faces grilling on Facebook’s ambitious digital currency plans

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will be grilled by lawmakers over the company’s plan to launch a digital currency and efforts to prevent foreign election interference when he appears before a Congressional panel on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg addresses the audience on “the challenges of Read More

Ninth Circuit blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions

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A federal court on Tuesday blocked new rules established by the Trump administration that would have allowed employers with religious or moral objections to opt out of an Obamacare requirement that includesbirth control coverage in employee health insurance plans. Two out of the three judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit Read More

HR SaaS firm e-days appoints former Fairsail CEO as board advisor to accelerate global growth

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Nottingham, London, UK. 22nd October 2019. e-days, the Nottingham-based global absence management platform, has appointed former Fairsail CEO Adam Hale as a strategic advisor to the board, following recent rapid business growth. Hale is advisor to the ScaleUp Group, chairman of employee experience company eloomi and non-executive director of Unit4. At Fairsail, he grew the Read More