• Canada now world’s largest legal marijuana marketplace
Canada now world’s largest legal marijuana marketplace

Selling, of course, is being more strictly regulated, and the country has been careful to modify existing intoxication laws to include marijuana intoxication as well. Sales of derivatives like edibles will be legalised next year. Hundreds more license applications are now under review by officials. The new industry has attracted billions in fun...

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  • Australia may declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel
Australia may declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel

No comment was immediately available from Morrison's office. "The orthodoxy that's driven this debate says issues like considering the question of the capital are taboo". The U.S. Embassy became the only foreign embassy in Jerusalem in May, but Netanyahu has attempted to persuade others to follow suit. Morrison's openness to recognizing Jerus...

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  • Students accused of handing out cookies made of human ash to classmates
Students accused of handing out cookies made of human ash to classmates

Davis Police Lt. Paul Doroshov says he's never come across a case like this. 'Because of the fact this is so unconventional, it would take more research , ' he added. The students have been cooperating with the investigation, Doroshov said. "I was really repulsed and I was upset that I wasn't even notified", his mother said.

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  • The Netherlands slips on WEF world's most competitive economy list
The Netherlands slips on WEF world's most competitive economy list

Among the BRICS economies, China topped the list at 28th place with a score of 72.6, ahead of the Russian Federation (65.6, 43rd), India (62.0, 58th), South Africa (60.8, 67th), and Brazil (59.5, 72nd). The Netherlands has gone down from fourth to sixth place after being overtaken by Germany and Japan, the latest edition of the rankings show. Reg...

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  • Baby stabbed then baked in oven at MS home
Baby stabbed then baked in oven at MS home

She had not been formally charged as of Tuesday morning. The child was found inside a beige frame house on the north end of Shaw, a town of 2,000 residents about 100 miles (160 kilometers) northwest of Jackson in Mississippi's Delta region.

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  • Treasury Department Employee Arrested For Leaking Bank Records Of Paul Manafort, Others
Treasury Department Employee Arrested For Leaking Bank Records Of Paul Manafort, Others

A lawyer for Ms Edwards could not immediately be reached for comment. She's accused of leaking the material to a journalist. In January 2017, BuzzFeed also published a series of unverified memos alleging that Russian Federation has damaging and salacious information about President Trump, who's called it the "Fake Dirty Dossier".

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  • Indian minister in #MeToo storm announces resignation
Indian minister in #MeToo storm announces resignation

The allegations against Akbar even seemed to divide the ranks of India's government, which is led by the Bharatiya Janata Party and usually stays on message. Since then, more than a dozen men in politics, media, entertainment and the arts have been accused of a range of offences, with several prominent figures either resigning or being suspended ...

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  • Harvard University heading to trial for case of alleged discrimination
Harvard University heading to trial for case of alleged discrimination

The US Supreme Court ruled against him in 2016, upholding the university's admissions policy. The trial is expected to last three weeks and will be decided by a federal judge. Jennifer Holmes, a lawyer with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund representing 25 Harvard student and alumni organizations who support Harvard's defense, told Burroughs that th...

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  • Israeli officials ramp up calls for a 'strong blow' against Gaza
Israeli officials ramp up calls for a 'strong blow' against Gaza

Col. Jonathan Conricus. Hamas has intensified its violent demonstrations against Israel, turning the border between the Jewish state and the Gaza Strip into a "24/7" war zone as the terrorist group amps up its efforts to kidnap Israeli soldiers, according to Israeli security sources and regional reports.

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  • Russian military helps recover crossing point between Syria and Jordan
Russian military helps recover crossing point between Syria and Jordan

Once one of Syria's busiest, the Naseeb crossing was closed in 2015 when it fell to rebel hands, disrupting a major trade route between Syria and Jordan, Lebanon and oil-rich Gulf countries. There are also signs that Syria is attempting to open up crossings with other neighboring countries in the wake of Naseeb. The UN deployed observers to the a...

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  • Breaking! Tension at Sabarimala Temple
Breaking! Tension at Sabarimala Temple

She was provided security by the police to climb the hills but was forced to return after protests. "I am here to protest the Supreme Court decision", said engineer Anisha S., 23, one of a group chanting religious slogans. Other reporters including a female AFP journalist were intimidated. The tents of the protestors under Achara Samrak...

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  • European Union calls for new proposals from Theresa May to break Brexit deadlock
European Union calls for new proposals from Theresa May to break Brexit deadlock

Theresa May went head-to-head with Jeremy Corbyn in the House of Commons . However, while May's refusal to make more concessions to the European Union in talks delayed a revolt in Westminster, the prime minister's leadership remains precarious, with senior Cabinet ministers last night openly meeting to discuss how to undermine her plans.

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  • Trump Lauds One-Time Rival Ted Cruz, Bashes Texas Senate Race Opponent
Trump Lauds One-Time Rival Ted Cruz, Bashes Texas Senate Race Opponent

It's why the president called him Lyin' Ted, and it's why the nickname stuck, because its true", O'Rourke said . O'Rourke, an El Paso congressman, has used record-setting fundraising and a background as a one-time punk rocker to attract heaps of national attention as he tries to upset Cruz and become the first Democrat to win statewide office in...

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  • Canada Becomes 2nd Country to Legalize Recreational Marijuana
Canada Becomes 2nd Country to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

That said, the federal government and provinces and territories share responsibility for its implementation. The Canadian legislation, known as the Cannabis Act , stems from a campaign pledge of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to keep marijuana away from underage users and curb marijuana-related crime.

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  • North Korea slams US for 'evil' sanctions push
North Korea slams US for 'evil' sanctions push

He, however, said his country will support ways to further accelerate the denuclearization process if the North is in fact moving in that direction. Mr Trump has encouraged United States allies to maintain sanctions on North Korea until it denuclearises to maintain a campaign of pressure against Mr Kim's government.

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  • Deadly blast at Crimea school possible terror attack, Kremlin says
Deadly blast at Crimea school possible terror attack, Kremlin says

Officials said an "unidentified explosive device" detonated at the technical college in Kerch, where Russian Federation has built a bridge between the peninsula and Russian Federation. Witnesses report that schools and nurseries are being evacuated across Crimea following the blast, and the school is being inspected for other possible bombs.

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  • Elizabeth Warren Was Celebrated as 'First Woman of Color' at Harvard Law
Elizabeth Warren Was Celebrated as 'First Woman of Color' at Harvard Law

The report by Stanford University biochemist Carlos Bustamante concluded that Warren has largely European ancestry, but may have had a Native American ancestor six to 10 generations ago. So, the idea that she continues to double down on this lie is the most disgusting thing to me. An American Indian is not a race, but a status based on tribal...

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  • Theresa May pleads for unity after marathon cabinet talks on Brexit
Theresa May pleads for unity after marathon cabinet talks on Brexit

Less than six months before Britain is due to leave, the impasse has increased the possibility of a "no deal" Brexit that could potentially disrupt trade, delay movement of goods and starve the world's fifth largest economy of investment. "But we are equally clear that we can not support an outcome that creates a border in the Irish Sea and which d...

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  • Air Force Pilot Involved in Su-27 Crash in Ukraine, Fate Unknown
Air Force Pilot Involved in Su-27 Crash in Ukraine, Fate Unknown

The Ukrainian military issued a statement that said both pilots - one Ukrainian, one American - were killed when the jet crashed in the Vinnytsia region, about 140 miles southwest of Kiev, Ukraine's capital. Clear Sky 2018 is a joint and multinational exercise that involving approximately 950 personnel from nine nations, including Belgium, De...

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  • White Woman Stops Black Men From Entering His Apartment
White Woman Stops Black Men From Entering His Apartment

He said he was concerned that the situation would end up similar to what happened in Dallas last month when a black man was killed in his apartment after a white off-duty police officer entered, claiming she thought it was her unit. The woman's employer, a minority-owned luxury apartment company called Tribeca-STL, subsequently fired her after seei...

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