Government pensions and social security

July 28, 2018 - 8:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators have rallied throughout Russia to protest plans to substantially hike the age at which Russians can receive state retirement pensions. A crowd estimated at more than 10,000 attended a protest in Moscow that was called by the Communist Party. A...
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Russian Vladimir Putin gestures during a meeting with Russian ambassadors to foreign countries in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was "successful" and is accusing Trump's opponents in the U.S. of hampering any progress on the issues they discussed. (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP)
July 20, 2018 - 10:41 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to trying to tamp down public distress over a proposal to raise the national retirement age, saying he will listen to "all opinions" on the matter. The lower house of parliament on Thursday passed the first reading of a law to raise the pension...
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Protestors hold banners during the 'Stop Trump' Women's March in London, Friday, July 13, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump's pomp-filled welcome to Britain was overshadowed Friday by an explosive interview in which he blasted Prime Minister Theresa May, blamed London's mayor for terror attacks against the city and argued that Europe was "losing its culture" because of immigration. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 13, 2018 - 1:57 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on protests in Britain against U.S. President Donald Trump's visit (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Hundreds of people have protested in Scotland's largest city to protest against President Donald Trump's visit to the U.K. Pensioners, students, families and activists from a...
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July 01, 2018 - 3:38 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Opponents of the Russian government's proposal to raise the eligibility ages for pensions are holding demonstrations throughout the country. Several hundred people held an unsanctioned rally in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok. Authorized rallies also took place Sunday in the Far...
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July 01, 2018 - 6:26 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Opponents of the Russian government's proposal to raise the eligibility ages for state pensions are demonstrating throughout the country. Several hundred people held an unsanctioned rally in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok. Other authorized rallies took place Sunday in the Far...
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Croatia's Luka Modric celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
June 21, 2018 - 3:47 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:46 p.m. Luka Modric has given Croatia a 2-0 lead over Argentina at the World Cup with a blistering shot from outside the penalty area. Modric sent his right-footed shot into the corner of the goal with 10 minutes to go in...
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Argentina's former soccer star Diego Maradona cheers for his team before the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 21, 2018 - 2:36 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup (all times local): 9:30 p.m. An Argentina fan has been banned from attending World Cup matches after posting a sexist video in which he encouraged a Russian woman to say offensive things in Spanish. The video shows the fan asking the young woman...
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Peru's Paolo Guerrero gestures during the group C match between France and Peru at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
June 21, 2018 - 1:04 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup (all times local): 7:53 p.m. France has ensured progression to the knockout stage with a 1-0 win over Peru that also ended the South American team's World Cup hopes. Kylian Mbappe scored in the 34th minute, becoming the youngest goal scorer in...
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June 19, 2018 - 11:40 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A civil rights group has filed a federal lawsuit against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach challenging a controversial multi-state voter registration database it claims has exposed sensitive data such as partial Social Security numbers of nearly 1,000 voters. The complaint...
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FILE- In this May 30, 2018, file photo the East Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington is seen under stormy skies. On Tuesday, June 12, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for May. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 12, 2018 - 2:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government recorded a budget deficit of $146.8 billion in May, helping push the total deficit so far this year 23 percent above the same period a year ago. Last month's deficit followed a surplus of $214.3 billion in April, a month that traditionally ends in the black...
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