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This new bill would legalize weed in Canada

In particular, Canadians who are 18 years old and over would legally be allowed to possess up to 30 grams of legal cannabis in public. The federal government has introduced legislation to legalize marijuana , while placing strict limits on selling to minors and drug-impaired driving. Read More

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Fugitive who sent manifesto to Trump captured in Wisconsin

Fugitive who sent manifesto to Trump captured in Wisconsin

Friday, the sheriff's office said. Investigators have said Joseph Jakubowski mailed a 161-page manifesto to President Trump that contains extensive, rambling screeds against the government and religion. Rock County sheriff's deputies responded about 8:40 p.m. April 4 to a burglary at Armageddon Gun Shop in Janesville, where surveillance footage showed a man breaking the front door's glass, police said in a statement . Read More

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Syrian deal to evacuate tens of thousands of people begins

Eyewitnesses said that buses ready to evacuate residents arrived in Al-Zabadani and Madaya yesterday morning. Foua and Kefraya in the northwestern province of Idlib are encircled by Takfiri terrorists. Critics have denounced the deal as forced displacement, and the U.N.is not supervising the evacuations. The armed opposition fighting for six years to unseat Assad is mostly Sunni Muslim, like most of Syria's population. Read More

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Egypt beefs up security outside churches ahead of Easter

According to Egypt Independent , an independent newspaper based in Egypt, Roshdy was going to get married in a month. However, Egypt has also announced a three month-long emergency, which accords draconian powers, from sweeping arrests to scouring the media for dissidence - a newspaper was pulled off the stands for criticising the government - to Sisi. Read More

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Don't know Kulbhushan's location in Pak, have no access to him

Don't know Kulbhushan's location in Pak, have no access to him

India has not received any report from the Iranian government on this issue even through they said they were conducting an investigation into the matter past year. Islamabad also claimed that Jadhav entered its territory with a bogus passport. Image: Congress workers in Mumbai protest against Pakistan's decision to sentence Kulbhushan Jadhav to death for espionage. Read More

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G7 ministers begin meeting dominated by Syria

G7 ministers begin meeting dominated by Syria

A meeting of the "likeminded" countries was hastily arranged on the sidelines of a Group of 7 industrialized economies in Italy, days after the US for the first time launched airstrikes against Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces. Johnson says ministers meeting in Lucca, Italy on Monday and Tuesday "will be discussing the possibility of further sanctions, certainly, on some of the Syrian military figures and indeed on some of the Russian military figures". Read More

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Russian Federation responsible for Syria chemical attack, UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says

Russian Federation responsible for Syria chemical attack, UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says

However, just days before the deadly gas attacks took place in Syria Haley had said that the US-led coalition wanted to focus on fighting Isis in Syria. It will be their first face-to-face encounter since USA cruise missiles slammed into a Syrian air base early Friday Damascus time in retaliation for a suspected sarin gas attack on April 4 that killed at least 87 civilians in Syria's northern Idlib province. Read More

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Blumenthal, Murphy host forum on fate of Planned Parenthood

Blumenthal, Murphy host forum on fate of Planned Parenthood

She said the law "simply ensures that states are not forced to fund an abortion business with taxpayer dollars". Trump is not an advocate of abortion services but, he has praised the organization for their "good work" they do for women. Anthony List's Marjorie Dannenfelser, who attended the signing which was conducted without media present. But now state governments will have the latitude to determine how to distribute Title X grants, allowing some conservative states to undercut Planned ... Read More

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United Nations rights agency condemns abuse of gay people in Chechnya

United Nations rights agency condemns abuse of gay people in Chechnya

The former vice president also called on the current US administration to live up to its promises "to advance human rights for everyone by raising this issue directly with Russia's leaders". Baroness Anelay said: "The detention and ill-treatment of over 100 gay men in Chechnya is extremely concerning". "The statement by the regional Government, implying that such treatment towards LGBT people is acceptable, is particularly abhorrent". Read More

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US sending 'dozens' more troops to Somalia

The group has been staging numerous attacks in Somalia in an attempt to create an Islamic state ruled by Sharia law. "United States Africa Command will conduct various security cooperation and/or security force assistance events in Somalia in order to assist our allies and partners", said Pat Barnes, the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) spokesman. Read More

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The US may have intercepted communications that preceded Syria's chemical-weapons attack

The embattled leader, whose country has been ravaged by six years of war, said his firepower had not been affected by the attack ordered by US President Donald Trump, but acknowledged further strikes were possible. "This story is not convincing by any means". Russian Federation has vetoed a Western-backed Security Council resolution that would have condemned the reported use of chemical weapons in a town in northern Syria and demanded a speedy investigation. Read More

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Steve Bannon's Worst Week in Washington

Media outlets published a rash of news stories this week exposing the civil war within Trump's inner circle, with anonymous sources describing factions led by Bannon and Kushner as being locked in perpetual battle. Trump reorganized his National Security Council on Wednesday, removing Bannon from the principals committee on the same day the president was weighing options for a missile strike against Syria, his administration's first major decision on a military action. Read More

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US general sees progress by Iraqi forces in Mosul despite complicated battle

Iraqi officers have said snipers have slowed them down in western Mosul in the biggest ground operation in Iraq since the 2003 US -led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein. Seven alleys in the neighborhood were recaptured, al-Alusi said, adding that his forces killed 15 armed militants and arrested another three; they also destroyed a booby-trapped vehicle through which a suicide bomber tried to target Iraqi troops. Read More

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Lawyer: Suspect admits ramming truck into crowd in Stockholm

Court documents identified Akilov as a citizen of Uzbekistan. Akilov's attack with a truck ramming through the crowd has not been claimed by IS, like Nice, Berlin, and London. Four people died, and 15 others were injured. "We will get through this together", he said. Security services have said that he had figured in intelligence reports but they had not viewed him as a militant threat. Read More

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Steve Bannon Attended NSC Meeting After Shake-Up

The principals meetings, attended by the director of National Intelligence and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, had been created to keep politics out of national security and foreign policy decisions. The shift was orchestrated by Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, who was tapped as Trump's national security adviser after the resignation of Michael Flynn, who stepped down in February after being caught misleading Vice President Mike Pence and other White House officials about his contacts with ... Read More

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Spicer says he let Trump down with comments comparing Assad and Hitler

Spicer then compounded his mistake when he said that Hitler "was not using the gas on his own people the same way that Assad is doing" when given the chance to clarify what he had said, before issuing a number of muddled statements. Outrage over Spicer's gaffe was widespread including from lawmakers but the executive director of the Republican Jewish Coalition says he believed Spicer had "genuinely and sincerely apologized" and said his organization accepts that, and is ready to move on. Read More

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UN child sex ring left victims but no arrests

The AP report states that " only a fraction of the alleged perpetrators served jail time ". The U.N., meanwhile, continued to send Sri Lankan peacekeepers to Haiti and elsewhere despite corroborating the child sex ring. In August 2007, the United Nations received complaints of "suspicious interactions" between Sri Lankan soldiers and Haitian children. United Nations peacekeepers have been accused of sexual abuse and blamed for the cholera outbreak. Read More

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U.S. berates Syria at OPCW meeting on Syria chemical attack

It resulted in at least 80 dead, including women and children. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad believes the USA fabricated a chemical weapons attack in order to justify a cruise missile strike, he told AFP in a Thursday interview. Mr Johnson said: "I am dismayed that Russian Federation has once again blocked the UN Security Council and in so doing refused to condemn the use of chemical weapons or support a full UN investigation into the attack."This puts Russian Federation on the wrong ... Read More

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Police hunting killer of Sydney teen

Police hunting killer of Sydney teen

It is understood authorities had been called to the family's rented home in Moresby Avenue at least three times in the past two years for incidents involving Brayden. Police said the intruder, whose face was covered, went upstairs where he was confronted by the boy's mother. Police detectives talk to teenagers close to a house after a 15-year-old boy was shot in the head at a home in Glenfield . Read More

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Ivanka Trump and husband 'still benefiting' from $314 million business empire

While rich individuals and Wall Street executives have served in past administrations, Trump's White House holds largely unprecedented collective wealth. Trump recently said she would become an official employee at the White House, and as such, her filings are expected to come later. The president and the vice president have to file financial disclosures but at a later time . Read More

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Feds reportedly obtained FISA warrant to monitor Trump adviser during campaign

Asked whether the Russians tried to recruit him, Page said, "I was never asked by anyone to do anything untoward or otherwise". "I can assure you of that". "Steve is a good guy", Trump told the Post , but cautioned that if the infighting doesn't stop, he'll intervene. During an interview past year, Trump had identified Page, who had previously been an investment banker in Moscow, as a foreign policy advisor in his campaign. Read More

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Facebook Disrupts Suspected Spam Operation

Facebook Disrupts Suspected Spam Operation

In France , where the first of two rounds of presidential elections will take place on April 23, Facebook is running a number of fact-checking programs alongside French media, hoping to combat fake news and misinformation. For three days, users in the 14 selected countries across Europe, Asia and the Americas saw a message at the top of their newsfeeds, directing them to a list of 10 tips on identifying false news stories, including verifying web addresses, identifying manipulated photos, ... Read More

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Restaurants barred from charging service tax

Restaurants barred from charging service tax

We have prepared an advisory on this issue. He said there was no such thing as a service charge among the government's levies, and if restaurants were collecting it, "it is wrong". Food courts in Countries like France and Germany do not allow its customers to leave food on the plates and ask them to order only what they could eat. Read More

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Sharks Cs Thornton, Couture day to day heading into playoffs

This was the biggest problem for the Oilers in Game 1. Couture worked on the top line and the top power-play unit, while Thornton had less time on the ice with the extra forwards. Jones was 2-3-0 with a 3.00 GAA and.883 save percentage. San Jose finished fifth in goals-allowed, and for good reason. A surprise because the Oilers had only 70 points in 2015-16 and hadn't topped 74 since 2008-09. Read More

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China experts see low chance of Korea fighting

In response, the general staff of the North Korean armed forces threatened to launch a strike against USA military bases in Japan and South Korea, as well as the presidential residence in Seoul in case of United States aggression. Han said the sanctions approach is misguided and cited the opening ceremony of a sprawling new high-rise residential area in Pyongyang on Thursday as evidence that sanctions have failed to ruin the country's economy. Read More

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