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5 things to know about Ottawa's new cannabis legislation

A new offence with a penalty of up to 14 years in jail will also be created for using a youth to commit a cannabis-related offence. "That is on par with violent crimes, assaults, and rape, which hav...

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Democrat leads early returns in Georgia congressional race

Democrat leads early returns in Georgia congressional race

Democrat Jon Ossoff , a 30-year-old former congressional staffer, and Republican Karen Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, will meet in the June 20 runoff. "If you don't vote tomorrow, Ossof...

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Pence reassures Japan of commitment to rein in N Korea

In an exclusive interview with Fox & Friends that aired on Tuesday, President Trump revealed he may not be sure who now rules North Korea. His language was stronger than in a written statement he is...

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Va. Senator Dick Black who met with Assad now defends Syrian President

Tillerson says the Islamic State group is a threat not just to the USA but to stability in the region. For the most part, Gabbard stuck to her talking points despite a barrage of questions from Bl...

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Facebook Murders Suspect Now in Pennsylvania; Joy Lane Reacts to Murder Videos

Stephens posted a video of himself killing Robert Godwin Sr., a former foundry worker who had 10 children, police said . Mark Zuckerberg used his biggest press event of the year to briefly address ...

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McDonald's pit stop led police to Facebook killer

Tips on Steve Stephens' whereabouts are rushing in to police by the hundreds, but they're begging the public for more as the manhunt stretches into day 3. "I wanted them to know how sorry we are for...

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Pound recovers on news of early election bid for 8 June

Pound recovers on news of early election bid for 8 June

Governments used to be able to call elections when they saw fit, but the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, passed in 2011, set a timetable for elections to take place every five years. Some were surprised b...

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French say imminent "terror attack" thwarted

Campaign managers have been working extra hard to convince swing voters. Far-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon, who has surged in recent weeks, was on 19 percent, the poll showed, while conservative...

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United States strikes on Syria aid extremists: Russian Federation

The two countries are already under various types of USA sanctions. Russian Federation earlier this week denied a chemical weapons attack that took place in Syria saying the deaths in Khan Sheikhoun...

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In France Presidential hopefuls debate economy, Europe

In France Presidential hopefuls debate economy, Europe

On Jean Lasalle - "son of a shepherd, brother of a shepherd" - with his impenetrable Pyrenean accent; on Francois Asselineau with his "Frexit" obsession; on the rival Trotskyites Philippe Poutou and N...

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Pope Francis holds Easter Sunday mass

In his Easter message, Pope Francis appeared to reference the rising tensions between North Korea and the U.S. as he urged world leaders to stop "the spread of conflicts". The Catholic Church's first ...

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Gorsuch Set for Supreme Court Confirmation After Senate Tears Up Own Rules

Gorsuch Set for Supreme Court Confirmation After Senate Tears Up Own Rules

Since then, the Colorado judge has met with 78 senators and underwent three days of confirmation hearings in March. As for Gorsuch, 49, he will be sworn in Monday and will quickly begin confronting ...

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Erdogan tells Russian Federation to reconsider support for Assad

The Syrian air force resumed flight operations at the base that the USA had struck Friday. On Friday, senior USA military officials were looking more closely at possible Russian involvement in the p...

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Senate vote on Neil Gorsuch Friday

Senate vote on Neil Gorsuch Friday

In 2005, with the Senate under GOP control, Republicans prepared to utilize the "nuclear option" to remove the filibuster for lower-court nominees. "I am proud to have voted for Judge Neil Gorsuch...

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Swedish court papers name truck attack suspect

In a court document seen by AFP , Akilov's state-appointed lawyer Johan Eriksson said his client had asked him to "relieve himself of his mission", saying he "expressly wanted to be defended by a S...

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Australia visa cut to hit Indian IT workers

Australia visa cut to hit Indian IT workers

In a move that follows similar curbs on migrants by numerous developed nations around the world, Mr Turnbull revealed plans to abolish the 457 visas which are used by about 170,000 people and their fa...

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Graham: 'I've never been more encouraged by the Trump administration'

Graham: 'I've never been more encouraged by the Trump administration'

It had earlier picked up supplies at the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk. The two leaders also called for an "objective, unbiased investigation" into the incident involving chemical weapons which kil...

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First Woman to Finish Boston Marathon Does It Again, 50 Years Later

First Woman to Finish Boston Marathon Does It Again, 50 Years Later

Now 70 years old, Switzer completed the race in about four-and-a-half hours, about 10 minutes slower than her time in 1967. She's run 39 marathons, and when she made her return to the Boston Maratho...

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Johnson labels Putin a 'super villain' over support for Syria

His government's choice to use force in response to mass protests that began in 2011 escalated to a deadly chemical attack on April 4. They are also terrifying. Assad said on Thursday the poison g...

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Russia Vetoes United Nations Probe of the Syria Gas Attack

While the source failed to provide any concrete details about the alleged communication - such when it was intercepted or what names or other information it contained - they did note that the USA " di...

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Strategy, patience needed in face of threat posed by North Korea

Multiple US officials said all current anti-missile ships and other ground-based interceptors in Alaska are available. The ships are now operating in the Indian Ocean, conducting exercises with Aust...

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Triumphant Moments of Runners Helping Runners at the Boston Marathon

Triumphant Moments of Runners Helping Runners at the Boston Marathon

Media captionAn official tried to remove Ms Switzer's number when she ran in 1967. Kirui finished in two hours nine minutes and 37 seconds after holding off a challenge by American Galen Rupp in the...

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Kim Jong-un condemns US strike in Syria

Kim Jong-un condemns US strike in Syria

Speaking at the United Nations headquarters in New York, North Korea's Ambassador to the UN Kim In Ryong said the U.S. airstrike on Syria was meant as a message to North Korea. "I think now China real...

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'Astounding': Trump Salutes Fellow Authoritarian Erdoğan on Power Grab

'Astounding': Trump Salutes Fellow Authoritarian Erdoğan on Power Grab

He made the call Monday after the "Yes" campaign won over 51 percent of the votes during Sunday's referendum , while the "No" campaign gained almost 49 percent. "We thank the OSCE Referendum Obse...

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Politics hasn't stopped the growth of Ivanka Inc

Politics hasn't stopped the growth of Ivanka Inc

This will include monopoly rights to sell her distinct brand of jewelry, bags, and space services. Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan and Chinese President Xi Jinping sit next to Jared Kushner and Iv...

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Trump, May speak about British election plans

She can deal a hammer blow to the Labour Party, which is split by internal divisions over Brexit. But, it would appear the Government believes a commanding victory in June would strengthen the UK's ha...

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Indonesians vote in Jakarta poll marred by religious divisions

Indonesians vote in Jakarta poll marred by religious divisions

Opponents seized their moment a year ago when a video surfaced of Ahok telling voters they were being deceived if they believed a specific verse in the Quran prohibited Muslims from electing a non-Mus...

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'Australians first': Temporary Foreign Workers Visa Abolished

'Australians first': Temporary Foreign Workers Visa Abolished

During a press conference on 18 April, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Peter Dutton, indicated that workers in Australia already on 457 visas will remain unaffected for the remaining...

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Advani, Bharti, Joshi to stand trial in Babri Masjid case

Advani, Bharti, Joshi to stand trial in Babri Masjid case

The court ordered day to day trial to be completed in two years. It had proposed earlier this month that the court would invoke its extraordinary constitutional powers under Article 142 of the Constit...

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Thousands of 'No' supporters protest Turkey vote in Istanbul

Thousands of 'No' supporters protest Turkey vote in Istanbul

Thousands of supporters of the "No" campaign in the referendum on granting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greater powers took to the streets of Istanbul late Monday to protest alleged poll v...

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