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Canada Releases Proposed Cannabis Legislation

The proposed legislation would allow the federal government to license producers, but provinces would be in charge of regulating consumer sale. The Canadian government also would take over respons...

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Mother of Facebook killer pleaded with son prior to murder

Mother of Facebook killer pleaded with son prior to murder

He said that Stephens appeared agitated, saying he couldn't wait for his fries and he had to go. He then shot him, forever linking Lane and the victim's family. According to the restaurant's manager, ...

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Pence says U.S. to expand military alliance with Japan

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks to the media at the border village of Panmunjom which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, South Korea, Monday, April 17, 2017. China made a ple...

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Security Council slams latest North Korea missile launch

Two weeks ago, the South Korean and US militaries said they had detected a failed North Korean ballistic missile launch. "North Korea launched yet another intermediate range ballistic missile", ackn...

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Trump tries to clarify his stance on China

A spokesman insisted the policy is created to engage with the North Korean people and show them the opportunities available by connecting with the outside world. Lavrov's comments come after Presiden...

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Albany to host men's basketball tourney games in 2020

Albany to host men's basketball tourney games in 2020

Several MIAA institutions were also selected to host regional or national championship events . ALBANY, N.Y. The Times Union Center will host the 1st and 2nd rounds of the 2020 NCAA Tournament. In ...

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Love of Easter Egg Drop

Parents say it's made the hunt not only less stressful but more cherishable for them and their children. Her brother, Jayden, explained his strategy was to go for the blue, green, black and white eg...

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International Monetary Fund raises Portugal GDP growth projections to 1.7%

Among the G7, the USA has the highest projected growth, with increases of 2.3% this year and 2.5% in 2018, unchanged from the IMF's outlook in January. They also expect President Donald Trump to deliv...

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Jailed Arab Terrorists Begin Hunger Strike as NY Times Whitewashes Barghouti's Terrorism

Deliberately evoking Nelson Mandela - Barghouti himself is often called Palestine's Mandela - the article laid out the cruelties regularly inflicted on prisoners, many of whom are only children. Bargh...

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United Kingdom lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 election

After debating the motion put forward by May in Parliament, 522 of the 650 sitting MPs threw their support behind the early election, well and truly passing the threshold of two-thirds needed to appro...

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Turkey electoral board rejects request to annul referendum

Mehmet Hadimi Yakupoglu, the Republican People's Party's representative to the High Electoral Board, said the party had asked the board to annul Sunday's referendum "because we weren't able to ensur...

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Over 1000 Palestinian Prisoners Go On Hunger Strike In Israel

Deliberately evoking Nelson Mandela - Barghouti himself is often called Palestine's Mandela - the article laid out the cruelties regularly inflicted on prisoners, many of whom are only children. "Thes...

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Snap election shock: Labour's Alan Johnson to stand down on 8 June

But if we run various polling numbers through the Electoral Calculus prediction model, things don't look good for Labour . Britain's ruling Conservative Party are 1 to 10 to take the most seats...

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North Korea is 'getting the message': US Vice Prez Pence

Economic Dialogue at the prime minister's office in Tokyo , Tuesday, April 1. President Donald Trump, eager to stop rapid advances in North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, is signal...

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California gunman kills 3 in Fresno

California gunman kills 3 in Fresno

Muhammad was charged in 2005 with possessing cocaine with intent to distribute, court records show. Muhammad is black. The victims were white. Though Muhammad shouted "Allahu Akbar" at least twice, ...

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UK parliament votes in favor of early national election

May formally notified the European Union on March 29 of Britain's intention to leave, and has said she is confident of reaching a deal on the terms of withdrawal in the two years available. She has is...

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Asia stocks slip amid N. Korea concerns, dollar up on Mnuchin comments

Asia stocks slip amid N. Korea concerns, dollar up on Mnuchin comments

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.4 per cent, though many markets in the region, including Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong, were closed for Good Friday. Despite ...

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Trump's North Korea Policy Might Just Be Working

In reality, however, the strong probability that a military strike against the country could descend into a broader regional conflict with devastating consequences for the region suggests that this is...

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Trump to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on May 3

Trump to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on May 3

President Donald Trump will welcome Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House early next month to talk about a path to peace in the Middle East. Greenblatt has made two trips to the regio...

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Israel refuses negotiation over mass Palestinian hunger strike

Hundreds of other civilians in solidarity with prisoners have taken to the streets to demand basic rights for the inmates and bring to light the hard conditions people have to face when behind bars. "...

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Turkey Minister Rejects EU Call for Probe into Vote

Prime Minister and AKP leader Binali Yildirim said Erdogan can rejoin the party he founded in 2001 once official results of the plebiscite, granting him sweeping powers, are announced. Global monito...

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Brexit talks to start after UK vote in June

Brexit talks to start after UK vote in June

There were also a number of abstentions. Until Tuesday, May had repeatedly ruled out holding an early election, saying there would be no national vote until 2020. Demmer said Wednesday: "The German ...

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Dollar kicked by ascendant sterling after May calls United Kingdom vote

Under the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, introduced under the last coalition government, the next election was not due until 2020. May told The Sun newspaper that if Britain were still negotiating wi...

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Borussia Dortmund: Thomas Tuchel says club 'ignored' over Monaco tie

Borussia Dortmund: Thomas Tuchel says club 'ignored' over Monaco tie

After the 2-3 defeat to Monaco, Thomas Tuchel gave a variety of interviews to the media and despite admitting that "we wished we would have had more time to deal with what happened, but someone in Swi...

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Polling equipment stolen before Georgia special election

The computers contain accessible voter information including names, addresses and driver's license numbers. Although voter information is inside the machines, it's said that anyone who has them in th...

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US Vice President holds talks with Japan's PM about Pyongyang

Speaking to Fox News television, Trump said he was dealing with Xi "with great respect" and that China had already begun enforcing more strictly its own ban on coal imports from North Korea. In Toky...

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Defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon blames Russian Federation for Syrian deaths

But Secretary Tillerson called Russian Federation "incompetent" for allowing Syria to hold on to chemical weapons in interviews on Sunday, while America's United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley told C...

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USA working with allies to put pressure on North Korea, Pence says

North Korea's nuclear and missile development dominated the agenda on his first stop in South Korea. But until then both agreed that all options will be on the table. Americans "always have to be co...

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The biggest losers from 457 visa changes are small businesses

The four-year visa would be replaced by a two-tier system-valid for either two years or four years-of skilled temporary work permits, and would include tighter requirements for language and work exper...

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General election: Labour MPs will not require re-selection

British elections are fixed in law but can be changed with a two-thirds majority in the Commons - a threshold easily passed during Wednesday's vote. "She has come into this election because she thinks...

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