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Raw Politics: Italian budget, EU immigration, Brexit talks

Raw Politics: Italian budget, EU immigration, Brexit talks On this episode of Raw Politics, the panel discusses a looming humanitarian crisis with an estimated 5,000 people on the Bosnian-Herzegovinian border as winter rolls in while the Italian government prepare to meet the EC after their budget proposal was rejected.Source: Raw Politics: Italian budget, EU immigration,…

Savanaugh River MOX Plant Project Cancelled, Way Over Budget

Savanaugh River MOX Plant Project Cancelled, Way Over Budget Good news!   This insanity was going to cost $847,000 per pound to process waste into MOX that could be burned in a nuclear reactor.    Standard fuel, U3O8 costs just $27 per pound.  http://world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/US-MOX-facility-contract-terminated The National Nuclear Security Administration, a semi-autonomous agency  of the US Department of…

Italy says it’s ready to discuss budget with EU authorities

Italy says it’s ready to discuss budget with EU authorities The Italian government is ready to sit and discuss its budget targets with European Union authorities, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Monday, restating that the populist coalition had no plan to leave the euro. Source:

Italy-EU Tensions Over Migration Grow Amid Threats to Veto Bloc’s Budget

Italy-EU Tensions Over Migration Grow Amid Threats to Veto Bloc’s Budget MOSCOW (Sputnik), Luc Rivet – Tensions between Italy and the European Commission escalated last Friday after a meeting of EU member states in Brussels failed to find a solution for the distribution of illegal migrants stranded in the Mediterranean on board the Italian Coast…

Most Corrupt in History: US Budget Deficit Under Trump Rises 21%, Widest Gap in Six Years

Most Corrupt in History: US Budget Deficit Under Trump Rises 21%, Widest Gap in Six Years The US is headed toward its largest annual deficit in six years, according to reports, and new facts released by the Fed point to Trump’s tax laws and heavy military spending as the reason for the spiraling vortex of…

Spain’s minority government faces budget revolt from junior allies

Spain’s minority government faces budget revolt from junior allies Political allies of Spain’s minority socialist government have pulled support for its budget hours before a vote in parliament on Friday in a move that casts new doubt over the country’s political stability. Source:

Congress Fails to Fund Trump’s ‘Space Force’ in Defense Budget Bill

Congress Fails to Fund Trump’s ‘Space Force’ in Defense Budget Bill A House-Senate conference committee working on the 2019 defense budget left out money to start building the Space Force.Source: Congress Fails to Fund Trump’s ‘Space Force’ in Defense Budget Bill

Who makes the most reliable cars? Budget-friendly makers are more dependable than technology-packed expensive brands

Who makes the most reliable cars? Budget-friendly makers are more dependable than technology-packed expensive brands A new survey of 13,500 drivers has found that expensive cars are more likely to suffer problems than those with affordable price tags.   According to the latest J.D. Power reliability study, emerging and new technologies found in premium vehicles…

New Zealand Labour Government’s Budget Fails To Address Health Crisis

New Zealand Labour Government’s Budget Fails To Address Health Crisis The Labour-led government’s 2018 budget, released May 17, is a woefully inadequate answer to New Zealand’s desperate healthcare situation. Patients across the country are suffering because successive Labour and National Party governments have starved the country’s healthcare system of funds for decades. Last month 27,000…

‘It’s Not Child’s Birthday’: Professor on May’s Drive for NHS Budget Rise

‘It’s Not Child’s Birthday’: Professor on May’s Drive for NHS Budget Rise The UK National Health Service will receive a significant rise in its budget, coinciding with the service’s 70th birthday, the country’s Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Jeremy Hunt has recently revealed. As former health minister Lord Darzi stated, NHS needs…

EU leaders prepare for battle over post-Brexit budget

EU leaders prepare for battle over post-Brexit budget BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders staked out opposing positions on the size and aims of the bloc’s budget on Friday ahead of tough negotiations to deal with a hole in Brussels’ finances created by Britain’s planned departure next year. Source:

Navy’s new nuclear submarine could be SCRAPPED as MoD tries to plug budget black hole

Navy’s new nuclear submarine could be SCRAPPED as MoD tries to plug budget black hole ONE of Britain’s newest nuclear submarines may be delayed or even scrapped as the Ministry of Defence tries to plug a £21bn back hole in its budget. A high-level Royal Navy document has revealed plans showing the seventh Astute class…

Appetite for destruction! Shutdown starts until 5am budget vote with weary lawmakers ordering in PIZZA to see them through the night

Appetite for destruction! Shutdown starts until 5am budget vote with weary lawmakers ordering in PIZZA to see them through the night The federal government has shut down after Rand Paul blocked budget vote Congressional leaders have agreed in principle to a two-year budget deal But both parties are grappling with internal divisions that have held…

‘Another Giant Spending Spree’: Budget Deal Denounced as Wasteful Gift to War Profiteers

‘Another Giant Spending Spree’: Budget Deal Denounced as Wasteful Gift to War Profiteers Peace advocates are denouncing the new  (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1 fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, “script”, “facebook-jssdk”)); We encourage you to share and republish our reports, analyses, breaking…

Mattis Blasts Lawmakers for Failing to Reach Budget Deal

Mattis Blasts Lawmakers for Failing to Reach Budget Deal Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said talking to Congress was a “waste of time” without a budget.Source: Mattis Blasts Lawmakers for Failing to Reach Budget Deal

A-10 Wing Replacements Depend on Budget, Air Force Says

A-10 Wing Replacements Depend on Budget, Air Force Says Whether the A-10 Thunderbolt II fleet gets new wings depends on the fiscal 2018 budget, the Air Force said Thursday.Source: A-10 Wing Replacements Depend on Budget, Air Force Says