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June 18, 2018 3:32 PM The Latest: Group in support of tax disappointed by ruling

A citizens group that collected more than 150,000 signatures in support of a so-called "millionaire tax" in Massachusetts says it is "incredibly disappointed" that the state's high court has blocked the measure from going before voters in November. The Raise Up Coalition faulted a "few wealthy corporate executives and their lobbyists" for bringing the lawsuit

June 18, 2018 10:02 AM Rebels shell village in central Yemen, killing 8 civilians

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Witnesses say Yemen's Houthi rebels have shelled a village in the center of the country, killing at least eight civilians and wounding 15. Residents say the Iran-backed rebels bombarded the Haglan Maris village late Sunday, and that most of the dead belong to one family. They spoke on condition of anonymity because of security fears

June 18, 2018 6:00 AM 'Merkel collapse would trigger uncontrollable breakup' EU fear German swing to the right

THE biggest threat to the EU is the imminent collapse of Angela Merkel's fragile coalition, which would lead to a Europe-wide breakup "in an uncontrollable way" according to a leading left-wing and pro-EU commentator. The political instability that has rocked the German government could set in motion the breakup of the European Union, according to Paul Mason 6

June 18, 2018 3:19 AM Tampon tax axed: Bill to remove the $30million GST from feminine hygiene products passes the Senate

The Turnbull government faces pressure to take the GST off tampons, with draft laws passing the Senate. Labor, the Greens and crossbenchers combined in a parliamentary vote to take the 10 per cent tax off feminine hygiene products on Monday. However, while the vote is a blow for the government, the bill is not expected to pass the lower house where the coalition 1

June 17, 2018 11:35 PM World War 3 fears ESCALATE as 'US BOMB' Syrian military site killing forces

A US-LED coalition aircraft has bombed a military base in eastern Syria, leading to deaths and injuries according to local media, in a move that could escalate tensions between President Assad’s forces and the US. Syrian military have said there are a number of casualties after a US air-strike targeted a military position in al-Harri south East of Al-Boukamal 9

June 17, 2018 10:01 AM 'EU survival at stake' European Parliament chief says EU faces crunch decision in 2 WEEKS

THE President of the European Parliament has admitted that the future of the European Union faces a make-or-break moment by the end of June if European leaders cannot resolve the expanding migration crisis. The President of the European Parliament Antoni Tajani issued a shock warning to European leaders ahead of a crucial European Council summit at the end of June. Speaking 9

June 16, 2018 6:15 AM RAF centenary takes centre stage at Air Tattoo

One of the biggest public demonstrations of RAF air and ground capability will be on display at this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo. It forms part of international celebrations marking the Royal Air Force’s centenary. Fast jets, transport planes, surveillance and training aircraft will be joined by warbirds from the Battle of Britain Memorial

June 1, 2018 7:06 PM 'It's a recipe for economic STAGNATION!' Professor destroys EU vision in BRILLIANT rant

THE European Union is a “recipe for economic stagnation” and there is no longer a “common vision” among member states, Politics professor Marco Bassani said. Marco Bassani, a professor of Politics at the University of Milan, ripped into the EU’s European vision and said it is just the "elite" who want the bloc. Speaking on RT, Mr Bassani said: “The European 19

June 1, 2018 6:19 PM Italian anti-euro Finance minister SWORN IN days after other currency critic vetoed

ITALIAN anti-euro economist Giovanni Tria was sworn in as Finance Minister after fellow academic Paolo Savona was rejected for the role for his harsh criticism of the European Union's single currency. Italy spiralled into a dramatic constitutional crisis after President Sergio Mattarella vetoed Prof Savona's nomination to the Treasury. But after the last round 16

May 26, 2018 10:36 PM Yemeni officials say airstrike in Sanaa kills at least 4

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni security officials say a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the capital has killed at least four civilians and wounded over 10 others. The officials said Saturday's airstrike hit a site near a gas station belonging to an oil company in Sanaa, Yemen. They said the casualties were civilians who were near the site or driving close 1