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Marijuana Legalization 2017: Canada's Justin Trudeau Introduces Bill To Legalize Recreational Pot

But legalizing pot in Canada is by no means a done deal. The federal Liberals announced a new suite of bills in the House of Commons April 13 to legalize recreational marijuana by July 1, 2018. Th...

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Responders stop North Slope oil leak

Responders stop North Slope oil leak

The crude spray onto the well pad, which occurred while the well in the Greater Prudhoe Bay area was venting gas, had stopped by Sunday afternoon. "BP is in the process of shutting in a well at the ...

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Severe weather expected Wednesday

Severe weather expected Wednesday

A tornado emergency was issued for Webster and Sumter Counties in Georgia earlier Wednesday . A second batch of storms , featuring a mix of supercells and a broken line of active thunderstorms, ...

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Pence in South Korea: North 'Would Do Well Not to Test' Trump

Pence in South Korea: North 'Would Do Well Not to Test' Trump

He said North Korea's measures to bolster its nuclear forces are self-defensive "to cope with the USA vicious nuclear threat and blackmail", and he said his country "is ready to react to any mode of w...

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Pakistani Student Killed by Mob on Campus

Pakistani Student Killed by Mob on Campus

Abdullah said his friendship with Mashal had developed two months ago as the two shared similar views. That's because Mashaal Khan, the 23-year-old student murdered last week over online "blasphemy"...

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Turkish Govt. Approves Emergency State Extension for 3 Months

Turkish Govt. Approves Emergency State Extension for 3 Months

The primary opposition complaint is that, as voting was under way, Turkey's election board chose to accept ballots that were not stamped with an official seal, in contravention of the law. The chang...

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President Erdogan rejects criticism of referendum

President Erdogan rejects criticism of referendum

Erdogan said Turkey could hold further referendums on its European Union bid and re-introducing the death penalty. Erdogan's opponents fear the referendum result has set him on course for one-man r...

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Pence affirms USA commitment to reining in North Korea

Mr Pence is on the first stop of a four-nation Asia tour meant to show America's allies, and remind its adversaries, that President Donald Trump's administration was not turning its back on the vola...

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North Korea warns against US "hysteria" or else 'face retaliation'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared in a massive parade. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). North Korean schoolgirls perform at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Pyongy...

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Facebook shooting victim Robert Godwin was grandfather to 14 who loved fishing

Facebook shooting victim Robert Godwin was grandfather to 14 who loved fishing

Stephens, 37, could be anywhere, authorities said. Police in Philadelphia say schools have been locked down as they investigate reported sightings of the suspect in an apparently random killing in ...

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Aaron Hernandez Acquitted in 2012 Double Murder

Aaron Hernandez Acquitted in 2012 Double Murder

Prosecutors said it happened after the American football star became enraged that one of the men had bumped into him causing him to spill his drink. Bradley said Hernandez later ordered him to follow ...

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Church Bombings Kill Dozens at Palm Sunday Services in Egypt

Church Bombings Kill Dozens at Palm Sunday Services in Egypt

President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi has declared a three-month state of emergency, subject to approval by parliament. But rights groups accuse the former army chief of crushing even peaceful opposition ...

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100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge honoured in Calgary

Vimy School was build in 1930 to commemorate those fearless men who fought and gave their lives at Vimy Ridge so that we can preserve the freedom and democracy that we all enjoy today. The Canadian-le...

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April the giraffe and her boy calf are doing well

April the giraffe and her boy calf are doing well

In this photo provided by Animal Adventure Park near Binghamton, N.Y., a giraffe named April licks her new calf on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Patch said the calf's entrance into the world "was unne...

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Wear 'Decent' full clothes, IIT Delhi girls hostel tells students

Wear 'Decent' full clothes, IIT Delhi girls hostel tells students

The event is scheduled for April 20 this year. What looks like a hastily penned in addition specifies that this applies "on house day" (only, we're assuming). However, no one pays much attention to th...

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Trust erodes under Trump: Putin

The official said the presence of the surveillance drone over the hospital couldn't have been a coincidence, and that Russian Federation must have known the chemical weapons attack was coming and that...

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South Korea-US free trade agreement to be reviewed, reformed: Pence

The North conducted two nuclear tests and 24 ballistic missile tests last year, defying six Security Council sanctions resolutions banning any testing, and it has conducted additional missile tests th...

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As Turnbull visits, India and Australia negotiate uranium shipment

Ahead of his visit, Australia's High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu had clearly said that the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) will not be signed during the trip. Australian P...

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Pence warns North Korea 'era of patience is over'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. He instead wants to push for their long-term cooperation. And while the White House quietly dismissed a subsequent report that Trump was prepared to launch a pre-...

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Pence visits Tokyo to reaffirm security ties as N. Korea tensions rise

US Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea on Monday that recent American military strikes in Syria and Afghanistan showed President Donald Trump's resolve should not be questioned, but Pyongyang...

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Trump's opinion of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation changes, says no longer obsolete

Mr Trump's apparent shifts towards a more conventional foreign policy came amid infighting within his administration that has lately seen a decline in the influence of political operatives, mainly h...

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Coastguard save 2074 migrants in Mediterranean

Coastguard save 2074 migrants in Mediterranean

The humanitarian group MOAS tweeted saying it had helped several hundred migrants in dinghies and wooden boats over a 24 hour period. A fishing trawler-turned-exploration yacht-turned-rescue ship, t...

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Thanks To Trump Administration H1-B Visa Petitions Have Dropped

A total of 85,000 H-1B visas are issued annually and are meant for foreign workers who have specialised skills to spend a maximum of six years working in the USA for a company that has sponsored them....

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North Korea vows further missile tests

North Korea's deputy representative to the United Nations, Kim In Ryong, accused Washington of creating "a situation where nuclear war could break out an any time" and said Pyongyang's next nuclear ...

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Stockholm attack suspect admits to

Stockholm attack suspect admits to "terrorist crime", lawyer says

Friday's attack shocked Swedes who pride themselves on their open-door policies toward migrants and refugees, and many expressed fears that something had gone badly wrong. The 39-year-old native from ...

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Easter Sunday: Know all about this Christian festival right here

As he wished everyone a blessed Easter , the bishop said this is much more than a mass or ritual, it's a celebration of the sacrifice and what Jesus said to two women he encountered after his resurre...

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European Parliament draws tough Brexit 'red lines'

Asked whether her government would rule out the free movement of people in any transitional period after the terms of Britain's departure from the European Union were agreed, Mrs May declined to do so...

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Pence says U.S. commitment to South Korea stronger than ever

Pence says U.S. commitment to South Korea stronger than ever

Hawaii time April 15", Commander Dave Benham, a spokesperson for U.S. Pacific Command, noted in a statement. He says the Trump administration hopes their clarity will be received in North Korea , add...

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US Treasury Department does not label China currency manipulator

US Treasury Department does not label China currency manipulator

Pence landed in Tokyo from South Korea after a trip that included a visit to the heavily fortified border separating the North and South. In the Trump campaign's "contract" with American voters he...

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Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum

Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Turkish leaders should open talks with opponents after a narrow referendum win highlighted divisions within their country. According to the European Conservatives ...

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