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Source: Reuters

Ship owners worry about clean fuel bill as ports ban 'scrubbers'

Today 13:36 GMT

More ports around the world are banning ships from using a fuel cleaning system that pumps waste water into the sea, one of the cheapest options for meeting new environmental shipping rules.

“The (open loop) scrubbers have a hard time passing the front page test taking pollutants from the air and dumping it into the sea,” he said.

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Source: Fox News

Beto O'Rourke seemingly endorses third-trimester abortions: 'That should be a decision the woman makes'

Today 14:30 GMT

White House hopeful Beto O'Rourke seemingly endorsed the practice of third-trimester abortions at a campaign event in Ohio on Monday, less than a month after Senate Democrats blocked a bill that would have required doctors to provide medical care to newborns amid a swirling infanticide controversy in Virginia.

Fox News reached out to O'Rourke's campaign to confirm his position on third-trimester abortions but did not receive a reply.

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Source: Global News

Canadians can pay off their mobile phones, but their bills might not drop. Here’s why

Today 11:45 GMT

The commission said it received 11 calls in 2017 and six calls in 2018 complaining about providers continuing to charge the device subsidy once their contract terms expired and it had been repaid.

“After the first 24-month contract, I thought I was going to have a reduction in my total bill by the amount I was paying to pay off the phone,” said the Langley, B.C. resident. Severson was talking about a portion of his monthly bill known as the “device subsidy” – it’s the part of a customer’s cell phone bill that pays off a device over a 24-month contract.

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Source: Common Domain

Apple’s New iPads Get Lower Billing Because Services Has the Spotlight

Monday 19:05 GMT

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Sales of iPads accounted for $6.7 billion in Apple’s recently completed fiscal first quarter, while iPhone sales plummeted 15% to $51.98 billion. In comparison, Services sales—which includes App Store sales, Apple Pay, and Apple Music—soared 19% to a record $10.9 billion, or 13% of its $84.3 billion in total sales for the December quarter.

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Source: Fox News

There aren’t enough billionaires in the world to pay for AOC, Beto, and Bernie’s socialist proposals

Today 04:14 GMT

In fact, Forbes notes the total net worth of every billionaire in the entire world only amounts to $8.7 trillion[JH4] , indicating that, quite literally, there aren’t enough billionaires on planet Earth to pay for Democrats’ socialist proposals.

The truth is, however, there aren’t enough millionaires and billionaires in America to pay for Democrats’ new socialist programs. IRS tax data from 2016, prior to the tax cuts passed by Republicans in 2017, show households earning $10 million or more paid $116 billion in federal income taxes.

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Source: The Guradian

'Laughter is the great unifier' – behind the incredible life of Molly Ivins

Today 07:00 GMT

Ivins died of cancer in 2007, at the age of 62. Now, she is the subject of a documentary, Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins, which is making its way around the festival circuit after showing at Sundance and SXSW.

After Pat Buchanan delivered an infamous speech at the 1992 Republican convention, couching the struggle with Democrats in terms of a “cultural war”, columnist Molly Ivins wrote that it “probably sounded better in the original German”.

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Source: The Guradian

Victims of forced sterilisation in Japan to receive compensation and apology

Today 05:09 GMT

Thousands of victims of forced sterilisation in Japan will finally be offered compensation for their suffering under a now-defunct eugenics law.

Surviving victims will soon receive a “deep apology” and lump-sum payments of 3.2 million yen (US$28,700 or £21,600) under the terms of a bill agreed between ruling party and opposition MPs, with the legislation set to be submitted to parliament next month.


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