Do you want to quickly catch up on the latest news? The top stories of Thursday, September 14th 2023.
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1. Vivek R. Ramaswamy is the Republican candidate for president and he calls for mass job cuts
Vivek RAMASWAMY, Republican presidential candidate and former state senator, has said that if elected he will shut down the FBI as well as fire over 1 million federal workers. Ramaswamy, speaking at the America First Policy Institute in Washington on Wednesday, said that he would cut federal employees in half during his first year of office and by 75% throughout his entire 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…