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Legal Cannabis Has Been Introduced by the Government of Canada

Goodale made a point of noting the existing laws remain in effect until the new legislation is formally proclaimed the law of the land. Health Minister Jane Philpott announces changes regarding the ...

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Leaders Brief Congress on Review of North Korea Policy

In this Monday, April 24, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan is greeted as it arrives in Busan, South Korea, for a sc. But the Trump administrat...

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Labour's Jeremy Corbyn sets United Kingdom election tone, targeting establishment

Labour's Jeremy Corbyn sets United Kingdom election tone, targeting establishment

A YouGov poll for The Times puts Corbyn's party 24 points behind Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives. While she tries to focus the debate on Brexit, Corbyn is looking to harness a powerful ...

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Trump marking Holocaust remembrance vows to combat denialism

Trump marking Holocaust remembrance vows to combat denialism

He also promised to "always stand" with the Jewish people and the nation of Israel. "Worse still, there are even those filled with such hate, total hate, that they want to erase the Holocaust from his...

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French election turns dirty at tumble dryer factory

As both a member of the European Parliament and the FN presidential candidate, Le Pen employs staff members whose roles are either connected to domestic or European politics. France Untamed has stated...

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Trump proposes major tax cuts, 15% corporate rate

Cohn spoke first, detailing the changes the plan would bring to individual rates, replacing the current seven-bracket system with just three rates: 10, 25 and 35 percent. The financial impact of the...

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INEC commences CVR exercise in Lagos

INEC commences CVR exercise in Lagos

Ogunmola said that TVCs would be issued to registrants at the point of registration, adding that PVCs of voters registered in the 1st quarter should be ready for collection in the 3rd quarter. . He...

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South Korea, US warn of punishment for North Korea; US stresses sanctions

The North is already under strict United Nations sanctions over its weapons programmes. The U.S. needs a strategy to change North Korea's economic and security calculus for it to freeze and ultimate...

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Protests as U.S. starts to deploy anti-missile system in South Korea

North Korea conducted live-fire artillery drills on Tuesday, the 85th anniversary of the founding of its million-person strong Korean People's Army. The US and North Korea have been stepping up warn...

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Asian shares retreat from highs after Trump tax plan

Asian shares retreat from highs after Trump tax plan

Local lawmakers are weighing in on President Trump's proposal to shake up the nation's tax structure. President Trump proposes to reduce the 7 tax brackets to 3 tax brackets of 10%, 25% and 35%. "Th...

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European Union tightens Brexit demands on residence, banks: document

European Union tightens Brexit demands on residence, banks: document

Barnier has said that negotiations must be complete within a year for any settlements to be approved by the UK, European Parliament, and other EU members. Britain has spent lots of time trying to boun...

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Trump administration holds briefing on North Korea threat

For anyone not aware, North Korea has repeatedly violated United Nations Security Council resolutions that ban its testing of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Absolutely, and China is key to ...

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Masahiro Imamura: Japanese Minister Quits Over Fukushima Comments

People affected by the March 2011 quake and tsunami in northeastern Japan have expressed anger at the improper statement made on Tuesday by reconstruction minister Imamura Masahiro over the disaster. ...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother appeals to Pakistan for his release

Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother appeals to Pakistan for his release

India handed over a petition by mother of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to the Pakistan Government on Wednesday seeking his release. He also delivered a petition from Jadhav's mother that sough...

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Trump considers order that would start process of withdrawing from NAFTA

Trump considers order that would start process of withdrawing from NAFTA

The U.S. president has faced a series of setbacks since he took office in January, with courts blocking parts of his orders to limit immigration and the Republican-controlled Congress pulling legislat...

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Trump says Mexico, Canada opposed NAFTA pull-out

Trump says Mexico, Canada opposed NAFTA pull-out

It is an honor to deal with both President Peña Nieto and Prime Minister Trudeau, and I believe that the end result will make all three countries stronger and better", Trump was quoted as saying in th...

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Ontario boosts forestry road funding by $20M in response to softwood tariffs

Canada's Revenue Minister, Diane Lebouthillier, said that the Government will "vigorously fight [the determination] through litigation". Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with United States Presid...

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U.S. military begins moving THAAD missile defence to South Korea site

The United States advanced missile defense system Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), which is being installed in South Korea to mitigate threats by Pyongyang , will soon be operational....

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Congress makes progress on budget deal to avoid shutdown

Congress makes progress on budget deal to avoid shutdown

On Monday President Donald Trump eased up on demands to include funding for a southern border wall in any budget pact, clearing a major obstacle in the negotiations. House leaders say they will hold...

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ICC gets new finance structure, BCCI voted out

The BCCI has been adamant on getting the lion's share out of ICC's revenue on grounds that it contributes the most to the coffers, and is bargaining for the same figure ($570 million) that it received...

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Britain's May tries to warm the Brexit atmosphere with EU

Britain's May tries to warm the Brexit atmosphere with EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Britons on Thursday not to delude themselves that they would continue to enjoy European Union rights after Brexit and insisted the bloc would only agree on future ...

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UK police arrest man with 'weapon' near Parliament

A Metropolitan Police statement said there were no injuries. Police photograph items on the pavement in Whitehall, London, Thursday April 27, 2017, after a man was arrested by police. Reuters pictur...

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Trump team to brief Senators on North Korea at White House

Trump team to brief Senators on North Korea at White House

It is not uncommon for administration officials to address members of Congress on foreign policy and national security matters, but it is unusual for the entire Senate to be called to the White House ...

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Pope warns powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in TED talk

Pope Francis emphasized the importance of solidarity among individuals, groups and countries during the 18-minute talk; urging society to overcome the "culture of waste" and not forget others as techn...

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Trump administration reportedly mulls executive order on withdrawing from NAFTA

In this case, the aim would not be so much to withdraw from NAFTA, which Trump has called a "disaster" for the U.S., but rather to force Mexico and Canada to more fully engage in renegotiating the tra...

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Russian Federation vows to oppose U.S. stance against Iran

Russian Federation vows to oppose U.S. stance against Iran

He again called the nuclear deal a "terrible agreement", but he hasn't withdrawn the United States from the accord. "It shouldn't have been signed". She said the review was a fig leaf to cover a d...

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German anti-immigration party heads for weekend showdown

Up to 15,000 protesters demonstrated against the AfD's meeting in Cologne , a police spokesman said. Two police officers were injured and a police auto was set ablaze during protests in Cologne o...

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Le Pen Quits Party To Distance Herself From Its Extremist Fringe

Le Pen Quits Party To Distance Herself From Its Extremist Fringe

Le Pen, the 48-year-old female presidential contender, succeeded in 2011 his father Jean-Marie Le Pen to head the NF party, which he created in 1972. Le Pen accuses Macron of aspiring to be vice cha...

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US Moves THAAD to S.Korea as N.Korea Boasts Firepower

The statement reiterated China's opposition to THAAD and called on the US and South Korea to halt its deployment. "The president's approach aims to pressure North Korea into dismantling its nuclear,...

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Turkish court rejects opposition bid to appeal referendum

Turkish court rejects opposition bid to appeal referendum

The constitutional referendum in Turkey on the transition from the parliamentary system of government to the presidential system ended with the victory of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's supporters w...

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