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Thursday's Top Stories: Vivek Ramaswamy Calls For Mass Layoffs, Ukraine Decoy Weapons, COVID Booster

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Thursday's Top Stories: Vivek Ramaswamy Calls For Mass Layoffs, Ukraine Decoy Weapons, COVID Booster



Want to keep up with the news fast? The top stories of Wednesday, September 13 2023.

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1. Vivek R. Ramaswamy is the Republican candidate for president and he calls for mass job cuts

Vivek Ramaswamy, the Republican presidential candidate, said that if he were elected he would close down the FBI and lay off more than one million federal employees. Ramaswamy told the America First Policy Institute that he will reduce federal workers by half within his first year and by 75 per cent throughout his first term.

The conservative, a staunch Trump supporter, wants to abolish five federal departments, including the FBI and Department of Education, and also the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and Food and Nutrition Service.

2. Ukraine uses fake weapons in order to exhaust Russian forces

Ukraine uses decoys to distract the Russians in its defence against them. Steelworks company Metinvest has been using its resources to create models of tanks and other land-based artillery weapons worth millions — for just around $1,000 per creation.

“War is expensive and we need the Russians to spend money…



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