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After six years, Egypt’s ex-president Mubarak will walk free but Arab Spring protestors are still in jail

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Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was acquitted on all charges on Friday for killing around 900 protestors during the 2011 Arab Spring uprising, which led to him being deposed after thirty years in power. When the court of appeals judge in the final retrial read the 88-year-old autocrat the list of charges he was convicted for

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Leashes Come Off Wall Street, Gun Sellers, Miners and More – “… historic effort to massively [increase profits or] reduce job-crushing regulations …” “

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“WASHINGTON — Telecommunications giants like Verizon and AT&T will not have to take “reasonable measures” to ensure that their customers’ Social Security numbers, web browsing history and other personal information are not stolen or accidentally released. • Wall Street banks like Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase will not be punished, at least for now, for not collecting extra money from customers to cover potential losses from certain kinds of high-risk trades that helped unleash the 2008 financial crisis. • And Social Security Administration data will no longer be used to try to block individuals with disabling mental health issues from buying handguns, nor will hunters be banned from using lead-based bullets, which can accidentally poison wildlife, on 150 million acres of federal lands. • These are just a few of the more than 90 regulations that federal agencies and the Republican-controlled Congress have delayed, suspended or reversed in the month and a half since President Trump took office, according to a tally by The New York Times. • The emerging effort — dozens of additional rules could be eliminated in the coming weeks — represents one of the most significant shifts in regulatory policy in recent decades. It is the leading edge of what Stephen K. Bannon, Mr. Trump’s chief strategist, described late last month as “the deconstruction of the administrative state.””

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EU BorderSecurity Alert: In Exchange of Tightening Borders, Spain Promises Support for Morocco Against EU

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Rabat – Spain has promised to support Morocco before the European Union (EU) in exchange for increased security on the Moroccan borders of Ceuta and Melilla in a recent diplomatic agreement between the two countries. According to Spanish news outlet, El Pueblo de Ceuta, diplomatic sources have stated that the agreement has prevented a new immigration “crisis.”

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Hammond plots more austerity to build fund to cope with Brexit ‘challenge’

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PHILIP Hammond will resist spending the UK’s higher than expected tax returns during Wednesday’s budget, as he prepares for the “unexpected challenges” of Brexit.

The Tory Chancellor has also given the clearest indication yet that the government would respond to not getting the Brussels deal it wants by cutting taxes and slashing regulations in a bid to lure business. The UK Government, Hammond said, was willing to “do whatever we need to do to make the British economy competitive”.

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