The US Senate has passed legislation barring new state and local taxes for three years on products and services bought via the Internet.
The idea behind the measure is to co-ordinate some 30,000 state and local tax jurisdictions that supporters fear would stifle the Internet?s growth.
The Internet Freedom Act now only has to be signed by President Clinton to become law and US reports suggest that will happen in a few days.
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Mission will provide vital data about the performance of rocket, spacecraft, autonomous docking system and the landing system
The flight will take off from California's Mojave Air and Space Port and could happen as soon as 13th December
Earth was showered with heavy particles called muons, which could have caused mutations and cancer in animals