News tagged with rule

How British is 'Rule Britannia'?

(PhysOrg.com) -- It is seen by many as an unofficial British national anthem – but an Oxford University academic believes she has discovered that Rule Britannia was heavily influenced by Greek literature.

dateApr 14, 2011 in Other
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States push harder for online sales tax collection

(AP) -- Tax-free shopping is under threat for many online shoppers as states facing widening budget gaps increasingly pressure Amazon.com Inc. and other Internet retailers to start collecting sales taxes from their residents.

dateMar 21, 2011 in Business
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Panel told no guarantee against unethical research

(AP) -- The nation has a "leaky system" for protecting patients in medical research, and it's possible - though unlikely - that the kind of unethical studies done in the past could occur again, bioethics experts told a presidential ...

dateMar 01, 2011 in Other
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Fla. ruling Big Tobacco won comes back to bite it

(AP) -- A Florida Supreme Court ruling that threw out a $145 billion award against cigarette makers is biting Big Tobacco back, making it dramatically easier for thousands of smokers to sue and turning the state into the ...

dateFeb 18, 2011 in Other
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EU assembly adopts Internet, phone user rights

(AP) -- The European Parliament has endorsed new telecom rules that would give phone and Internet users more rights and allow them to appeal to national courts if they are cut off for illegal file-sharing.

dateNov 25, 2009 in Telecom
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