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Gates says billionaires should pay 'significantly' more taxes

Gates says billionaires should pay 'significantly' more taxes

Bill Gates says he has paid more than $10 billion in taxes over a lifetime but billionaires like him should pay ‘significantly’ more because they benefit more from the system.

'Evil' UK paedophile football coach jailed for 30 years

'Evil' UK paedophile football coach jailed for 30 years

Former British football trainer Barry Bennell was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Monday for abusing 12 boys he coached between 1979 and 1991, with the judge branding him "sheer evil".

Chicken shortage shuts hundreds of KFC stores in UK

Chicken shortage shuts hundreds of KFC stores in UK

US fast-food chain KFC said Monday it had shut hundreds of UK stores as German delivery supplier DHL left them short of fowl and customers without their ‘fried chicken fix’.

Driver of van slated to join Trump motorcade detained for having gun

Driver of van slated to join Trump motorcade detained for having gun

The driver of a van carrying journalists covering President Donald Trump was detained on Monday after Secret Service officials found a gun in his bag during a security sweep before the vehicle was to drive onto the president's Florida property.

Atul Gupta challenges South African asset freeze

Atul Gupta challenges South African asset freeze

Atul Gupta, one of three Gupta brothers being investigated for corrupt links to ousted South African president Jacob Zuma, is challenging a court order freezing 10 million rand ($859,025) in his bank account, according to court papers seen by Reuters.

UN warns of rising food insecurity across Africa

UN warns of rising food insecurity across Africa

About 224 million people are under-nourished in Africa as climate change and conflicts heighten food insecurity across the continent, a top UN food agency official said Monday.

Philippines' Duterte plays down China military facilities in disputed sea

Philippines' Duterte plays down China military facilities in disputed sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sought on Monday to allay fears about China's construction of military bases on manmade islands in the South China Sea ...

Russia says 'no evidence' it meddled in US election

Russia says 'no evidence' it meddled in US election

Russia's government on Monday insisted there was no evidence that it meddled in the US elections, after Washington indicted 13 Russians for alleged covert efforts to sway voters.

New anti-Brexit party launches in Britain

New anti-Brexit party launches in Britain

A new anti-Brexit centrist political party holds its official launch in London Monday, one of several initiatives by pro-European Union campaigners drawing hope from a perceived shift in the British public's mood.

Macron's migrant law faces rough ride in parliament

Macron's migrant law faces rough ride in parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron faces a difficult week as lawmakers weigh up a controversial bill that toughens France's stance on migrants, with even some of his own party reluctant to back it.

Indian politician killed in bomb attack ahead of polls

Indian politician killed in bomb attack ahead of polls

Four people including a candidate in upcoming state elections have been killed by a bomb while travelling in a restive northeast region of India, police said Monday.

Singapore to impose carbon tax from next year

Singapore to impose carbon tax from next year

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said the tax would be levied on all facilities producing 25,000 tonnes or more of greenhouse gas emissions a year.

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