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San Antonio Express-News
Japan's leader vows to accelerate economic measures, TPPJapan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech during a Diet sess
Japan's leader vows to accelerate economic measures, TPP
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech during a Diet session at the lower house of Parliament in Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech during a Diet session at the lower... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Japan's leader vows to accelerate economic measures, TPPJapan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech during a Diet sess
Japan's leader vows to accelerate economic measures, TPP
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech during a Diet session at the lower house of Parliament in Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech during a Diet session at the lower... Read more
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The Betoota Advocate
Not even Tony Abbott can’t quite believe how much of a train wreck Malcolm Turnbull has become – The Betoota Advocateshot, or if that was just an urban legend John Howard made up to impress Helen
Not even Tony Abbott can’t quite believe how much of a train wreck Malcolm Turnbull has become – The Betoota Advocate
The Betoota Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
shot, or if that was just an urban legend John Howard made up to impress Helen Clarke. As the news filtered through the lower house this afternoon, Tony Abbott’s media advisor interrupted his 3pm Sharpie marker sniffing session with George... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez files bill preventing Sandigan from suspending execs for grafthe had referred the suspension orders to the House rules committee. Fariñas, w
Alvarez files bill preventing Sandigan from suspending execs for graft
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 hours ago
he had referred the suspension orders to the House rules committee. Fariñas, who chairs the rules committee, had said the lower House in its history has never implemented suspension orders from the Sandiganbayan because Congress stood pat on its... Read more
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News.com.au
Talks on the same-sex marriage plebiscite have faileddeputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce told News Corp the Senate should vote on th
Talks on the same-sex marriage plebiscite have failed
News.com.au / Posted 6 hours ago
deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce told News Corp the Senate should vote on the same bill that passed the lower house — suggesting the Nationals wouldn’t support any compromise, particularly on the public funding for the yes and no... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
P3.3-T budget up for deliberation Lower House begins today scrutiny of ‘pork-free’ gov’t fund The House of Rep
P3.3-T budget up for deliberation
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 hours ago
Lower House begins today scrutiny of ‘pork-free’ gov’t fund The House of Representatives will begin today its plenary deliberations on the Duterte administration’s first proposed national budget of P3.35 trillion... Read more
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Breitbart
Conservative Poland Moves To Ban Abortionsthe woman’s health or life is endangered, the pregnancy results from a crime, o
Conservative Poland Moves To Ban Abortions
Breitbart / Posted 19 hours ago
the woman’s health or life is endangered, the pregnancy results from a crime, or if the fetus is irreparably damaged. The lower house of parliament voted for its justice and human rights commission to analyze the draft of the total ban, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oloruntoba-Oju's Lemon for Orange Metaphor in a Season of Changeto come out with a significant novel, Tenants in the House, that gives an insid
Oloruntoba-Oju's Lemon for Orange Metaphor in a Season of Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to come out with a significant novel, Tenants in the House, that gives an insider account of some of the shenanigans in the lower house of parliament. What is put up as defence is that the operations of the political class, as reported in the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The parable of Ticinothe EU toughened its stance; the Brexit vote in June made things worse. Now the
The parable of Ticino
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
the EU toughened its stance; the Brexit vote in June made things worse. Now the Swiss look set to back down. This week the lower house of parliament approved a law that encourages employers to recruit in Switzerland before looking abroad; hardly... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Palace mum after solon warns not to drag PNoy in drug controversyof NBP inmates who claimed that De Lima reaped millions from drug lords inside
Palace mum after solon warns not to drag PNoy in drug controversy
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
of NBP inmates who claimed that De Lima reaped millions from drug lords inside the penitentiary. “It is up to the Lower House and the members of that committee to decide,” the Communications chief said. “The expectation is for Congress to... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
A rare Pair Plus payout at Three Card Pokerif the reduction comes on the less common hand, leaving the full pay on the han
A rare Pair Plus payout at Three Card Poker
Rolling Good Times / Posted yesterday
if the reduction comes on the less common hand, leaving the full pay on the hand you get more often. So 40-30-5-4-1 has a lower house edge than 40-30-6-3-1 without any augmentation. The addition of the 100-1 on the three-card royal makes the pay... Read more
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DW
The wrong man at the wrong time |the Labour party could not be more brutal. The Corbyn-friendly party base and t
The wrong man at the wrong time |
DW / Posted yesterday
the Labour party could not be more brutal. The Corbyn-friendly party base and the Corbyn-sceptic parliamentary group in the lower house are at loggerheads. But pacifist Corbyn and his allies are fighting with their gloves off. Critics, such as... Read more
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SportsFan
Mutko remains in control of Russian soccerlow attendances at domestic games. Gazzaev is no political outsider. He was co
Mutko remains in control of Russian soccer
SportsFan / Posted yesterday
low attendances at domestic games. Gazzaev is no political outsider. He was confirmed on Friday as a member of Russia's lower house of parliament following recent elections and has worked closely with influential figures at the state gas company... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Much At Stake for Gender Representationelection. Rather, the so-called 4.5 clan-based formula will be used to determin
Much At Stake for Gender Representation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
election. Rather, the so-called 4.5 clan-based formula will be used to determine the delegates who will vote for the lower House, while the regional states will select the members to the upper House. The collegiate system, which combines the... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J. Dems eying Bridgegate trial but say Christie impeachment talk 'premature'with the Assembly. NBC 4 New York, citing an anonymous Assembly committee head,
N.J. Dems eying Bridgegate trial but say Christie impeachment talk 'premature'
NJ.com / Posted 2 days ago
with the Assembly. NBC 4 New York, citing an anonymous Assembly committee head, reported Friday that key lawmakers in the lower house were "50-50" on pursuing the matter. But Assembly Democrats would only say publicly Friday that it was simply... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Russia: Putin reshuffles inner circle again, older hands lose to younger aidesState Duma, oversaw this month’s parliamentary election in which the main party
Russia: Putin reshuffles inner circle again, older hands lose to younger aides
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
State Duma, oversaw this month’s parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower house. Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Putin on Thursday appointed as the new chief of Russia’s Foreign... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Polish lawmakers proceed with proposal to ban abortionthe woman's health or life is endangered, the pregnancy results from a crime, o
Polish lawmakers proceed with proposal to ban abortion
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
the woman's health or life is endangered, the pregnancy results from a crime, or if the fetus is irreparably damaged. The lower house of parliament voted for its justice and human rights commission to analyze the draft of the total ban, and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Polish MPs back near-total ban on abortion which could see women jailed for up to five yearsa law backed by Polish MPs which would almost completely ban terminations even
Polish MPs back near-total ban on abortion which could see women jailed for up to five years
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
a law backed by Polish MPs which would almost completely ban terminations even in cases of rape or incest. On Friday the lower house of parliament in Warsaw rejected calls by pro-choice MPs to throw the bill out and allowed it to clear its first... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Untangling the messDepEd with regards physical education matters. In reply, Rep. Romero made an im
Untangling the mess
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
DepEd with regards physical education matters. In reply, Rep. Romero made an impassioned plea to let the sportsmen in the Lower House know what their specific needs are, some may more effectively legislate to those ends. Earlier in the week, the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circleState Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower house. Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Putin on Thursday appointed as the new chief of Russia's Foreign... Read more
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CTV News
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circleState Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower house. Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Putin on Thursday appointed as the new chief of Russia's Foreign... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circleState Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower house. Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Putin on Thursday appointed as the new chief of Russia's Foreign... Read more
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ABC News
Russia's Vladimir Putin Again Reshuffles His Inner CircleState Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party
Russia's Vladimir Putin Again Reshuffles His Inner Circle
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower house. Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Putin on Thursday appointed as the new chief of Russia's Foreign... Read more
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PR NewsChannel
Kentucky governor looks to bring Right to Work to Bluegrass Statecampaigning on a platform that included Right to Work initiatives. As it stands
Kentucky governor looks to bring Right to Work to Bluegrass State
PR NewsChannel / Posted 2 days ago
campaigning on a platform that included Right to Work initiatives. As it stands, democrats hold a four seat majority in the lower house and are preventing the legislation from gaining any traction. Dalton, who has been an advocate for labor rights... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Vladimir Putin reshuffles Kremlin inner circleoversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting
Vladimir Putin reshuffles Kremlin inner circle
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting the president tightened its grip on the lower house. Mr Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Mr Putin appointed as the new chief of Russia's Foreign Intelligence... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circleState Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower house. Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Putin on Thursday appointed as the new chief of Russia's Foreign... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circleState Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower house. Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Putin on Thursday appointed as the new chief of Russia's Foreign... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circleState Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower house. Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Putin on Thursday appointed as the new chief of Russia's Foreign... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circleState Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower house. Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Putin on Thursday appointed as the new chief of Russia's Foreign... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentof the newly elected parliament Friday after an election that saw the main pro-
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
of the newly elected parliament Friday after an election that saw the main pro-Kremlin party strengthen its grip on the lower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the State... Read more
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News.com.au
SA to recognise transgender soon: Premierthe bill but was absent from the evening vote because of a trip to Finland to v
SA to recognise transgender soon: Premier
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
the bill but was absent from the evening vote because of a trip to Finland to visit a nuclear waste dump. Seven other lower house MPs also missed the vote, which was deadlocked on the floor, but lost on the casting vote of the speaker. Mr... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentof the newly elected parliament Friday after an election that saw the main pro-
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
of the newly elected parliament Friday after an election that saw the main pro-Kremlin party strengthen its grip on the lower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the State... Read more
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Daily Star
Shock for Putin as Russia forced to CANCEL election results amid claims of a fixwhere results are nullified could increase." Vladimir Putin's ruling party Uni
Shock for Putin as Russia forced to CANCEL election results amid claims of a fix
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
where results are nullified could increase." Vladimir Putin's ruling party United Russia won the election to the country's lower house, the State Duma, with 54% of the vote. The three runners-up, the Communist Party, The Liberal Democrats and the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentof the newly elected parliament Friday after an election that saw the main pro-
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
of the newly elected parliament Friday after an election that saw the main pro-Kremlin party strengthen its grip on the lower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the State... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentof the newly elected parliament Friday after an election that saw the main pro-
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
of the newly elected parliament Friday after an election that saw the main pro-Kremlin party strengthen its grip on the lower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the State... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentof the newly elected parliament Friday after an election that saw the main pro-
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
of the newly elected parliament Friday after an election that saw the main pro-Kremlin party strengthen its grip on the lower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the State... Read more
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International Business Times
Putin appoints long-time ally as foreign intelligence chief amid resurrection of KGBa way so that they don't arise – to neutralise these threats at an early stage.
Putin appoints long-time ally as foreign intelligence chief amid resurrection of KGB
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
a way so that they don't arise – to neutralise these threats at an early stage." Naryshkin's term as speaker in Russia's lower house of parliament comes to an end in October following September's parliamentary elections, in which Putin's United... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar human rights commission faces outcry over child abuse casefrom the same family. They face charges including human trafficking. Lawmakers
Myanmar human rights commission faces outcry over child abuse case
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
from the same family. They face charges including human trafficking. Lawmakers want the case discussed in parliament. Lower house member Htay Win Aung said the commission had "failed to prevent the abuse of human rights and to protect the... Read more
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Salon.com
Putin nominates new speaker of Russian parliamentthe speaker of the newly elected parliament after elections that saw the main p
Putin nominates new speaker of Russian parliament
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
the speaker of the newly elected parliament after elections that saw the main pro-Kremlin party strengthen its grip on the lower house. Putin on Friday nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin’s deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Putin nominates new speaker of Russian parliamentthe speaker of the newly elected parliament after elections that saw the main p
Putin nominates new speaker of Russian parliament
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
the speaker of the newly elected parliament after elections that saw the main pro-Kremlin party strengthen its grip on the lower house. Putin on Friday nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the... Read more
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DW
'Legal highs' - Bundestag cracks down on designer drugs |The Bundestag, Germany's lower house of parliament, on Friday voted in favor of
'Legal highs' - Bundestag cracks down on designer drugs |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
The Bundestag, Germany's lower house of parliament, on Friday voted in favor of a new bill put forth by the government to curb the trade, import, distribution and production of designer drugs, also known as "legal highs," which imitate the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shock - Over Rwf 18 Billion Fraudulently Cashed - Auditor GeneralFinance to share on the 2014/15 financial audit report of the Office of Auditor
Shock - Over Rwf 18 Billion Fraudulently Cashed - Auditor General
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Finance to share on the 2014/15 financial audit report of the Office of Auditor General (OAG) which was tabled before the Lower House in May, this year. He told senators that most of the delayed and abandoned contracts were identified in... Read more
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FOX News
Putin Nominates New Speaker Of Russian Parliamentthe speaker of the newly elected parliament after elections that saw the main p
Putin Nominates New Speaker Of Russian Parliament
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
the speaker of the newly elected parliament after elections that saw the main pro-Kremlin party strengthen its grip on the lower house. Putin on Friday nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Putin nominates new speaker of Russian parliamentthe speaker of the newly elected parliament after elections that saw the main p
Putin nominates new speaker of Russian parliament
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
the speaker of the newly elected parliament after elections that saw the main pro-Kremlin party strengthen its grip on the lower house. Putin on Friday nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Putin proposes his deputy chief of staff become speaker of parliamentPutin on Friday proposed that Vyacheslav Volodin, deputy head of his administra
Putin proposes his deputy chief of staff become speaker of parliament
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Putin on Friday proposed that Vyacheslav Volodin, deputy head of his administration, become speaker in the Duma, the lower house of parliament. Putin on Thursday offered Sergei Naryshkin, the outgoing speaker, the job of head of Russia's SVR... Read more
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Daily Herald
Putin nominates new speaker of Russian parliamentthe speaker of the newly elected parliament after elections that saw the main p
Putin nominates new speaker of Russian parliament
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
the speaker of the newly elected parliament after elections that saw the main pro-Kremlin party strengthen its grip on the lower house. Putin on Friday nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Putin nominates new speaker of Russian parliament2016. Russia's parliamentary elections earlier this month saw the main party ba
Putin nominates new speaker of Russian parliament
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
2016. Russia's parliamentary elections earlier this month saw the main party backing Putin sharply expand its grip on the lower house. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) less Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
The Netherlands comes a step closer to legalised marijuana cultivationby officials. Even though there is a general election next March, Bergkamp is
The Netherlands comes a step closer to legalised marijuana cultivation
DutchNews.nl / Posted 3 days ago
by officials. Even though there is a general election next March, Bergkamp is optimistic the bill can be passed by the lower house of parliament before then. The bill has already been looked at by the Council of State advisory body and its... Read more
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Inquirier.net
De Lima notes irony: Are drug convicts now admin allies?campaign funds for the Senator. De Lima, who has refused to participate in wha
De Lima notes irony: Are drug convicts now admin allies?
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
campaign funds for the Senator. De Lima, who has refused to participate in what she described as a “sham” inquiry at the lower house, said Thursday that Sebastian was a government asset. The senator has repeatedly denied the allegations, saying... Read more
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BBC News
Isle of Man Election 2016: History made as five women elected to House of KeysRalph Peake (1177) and David Ashford (1219). Tynwald is made up of two chamber
Isle of Man Election 2016: History made as five women elected to House of Keys
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
Ralph Peake (1177) and David Ashford (1219). Tynwald is made up of two chambers: the directly elected House of Keys (lower house) and the Legislative Council (upper house). As well as the 24 elected MHKs, the Legislative Council has three... Read more
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