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Ukraine stunned after court rules PrivatBank nationalization illegal

Today 11:46 GMT

A Ukrainian court has ruled that nationalizing the country's largest bank was illegal, dealing a blow to President Petro Poroshenko ahead of key elections.

A Kyiv court sided with Ukrainian tycoon Ihor Kolomoyskyi on Thursday, declaring that the government takeover of his PrivatBank was illegal in a decision which sent out shockwaves across the country. Returning the bank to Kolomoyskyi would be a "reckless move" which threatens "a default and a new economic crisis," President Petro Poroshenko said.

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Source: Fox News

Douglas MacKinnon: Liberal elites can solve the illegal immigrant problem immediately -- here’s how

Tuesday 21:51 GMT

Now, with the liberal elites about to take ownership of the illegal immigrant problem by lovingly bringing them all into their homes, we can all step back, take a deep breath, and do the right thing.

I applaud your ongoing concern for the hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants streaming toward, and trying to cross, our border. Knowing there is no way you would cravenly use them as cheap political pawns to attack a president who has permanently taken up residence in your troubled minds, I offer up a solution which will end the crisis immediately.

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Source: Fox News

Teenage hunter fined almost $20,000 for illegal moose kill

Wednesday 20:55 GMT

A 19-year-old hunter in Colorado has been fined nearly $20,000 after shooting, killing and abandoning a moose in November 2018.

Behncke suggested that hunters who follow the regulations for killing the wrong species in Colorado may be subject to fines of only $70.50, rather than $20,000.

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Source: The Guradian

Opioid crisis: doctors among 60 charged in crackdown on illegal prescriptions

Thursday 18:11 GMT

“The opioid crisis is the deadliest drug crisis in American history, and Appalachia has suffered the consequences more than perhaps any other region,” the US attorney general, William Barr, said in a statement in Washington.

Federal authorities said on Wednesday they have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegally prescribing and distributing millions of pills containing opioids and other dangerous drugs.

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Source: DW

Germany's AfD party fined over €400,000 for illegal campaign financing

Wednesday 15:25 GMT

The far-right party has been hit with a hefty fine in connection to illegal campaign funds donated to two of its officials during 2016 and 2017 state election campaigns.

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party was fined €402,900 ($455,548) by German parliament's administrative authority on Tuesday. Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. A Bundestag administration spokeswoman said they confirmed the monetary donations should have been refused by the German politicians because "the donors were not identifiable at the time the donations were accepted."


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