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Bill Gates says wealthy people as himself should pay ‘significantly higher’ taxes

The Independent Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has said wealthy individuals such as himself should be made to pay substantially higher taxes. Mr Gates, who is worth over $90bn (£64bn), said despite the fact he has "paid more taxes...than anyone else" he should be required to fork out more by the

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US charges 13 Russians with meddling in 2016 presidential race

Associated Press   In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel accused 13 Russians Friday of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton. The federal indictment, brought

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What Americans want Melania to do about Trump’s alleged extra-marital affair

Yahoo Lifestyle   Whispers of infidelity have followed the first family since a report that President Trump paid off an adult film star to deny their extramarital affair. And now the public is weighing in: Cheating is not necessarily a deal breaker. On Wednesday, The Marist Institute for Public Opinion released the results

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Bill and Melinda Gates say it’s unfair they are so rich, influential

Business Insider   In the 2018 Gates Letter, Bill and Melinda Gates answer the question, "Is it fair that you have so much influence?" They both responded that it's unfair that their wealth opens doors that are closed for most people. The Gates' added that is one reason why they started their philanthropic foundation,

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