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The EU could be about to give a 3.5 billion euro subsidy to arms companies

This week the European Parliament will be debating the general EU budget for 2017/18. The main focus of the debate is likely to be the knock-on impacts of Brexit and the falling pound, infrastructure, migration and the many other major challenges facing the continent. Understandably, a lot of significant items are likely to be overlooked, including a crucial point, that …

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Vladimir Putin Is World’s Most Influential Person Americans Say

Last month we highlighted a Reuters poll which showed that when it comes to who Americans perceive as a threat to the country, President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin are neck and neck with 20% of respondents indicating they view Putin as an imminent threat versus 18% for Obama. Of course it wasn’t all bad: far more Americans still see ISIS …