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Trudeau's government moves to legalize marijuana in Canada

The Canadian government's movement toward legalized recreational marijuana will have major implications in American border cities like Buffalo, where Western New Yorkers would theoretically be free ...

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US Bomb Death Toll Rises to 94

Afghan officials say it killed as many as 90 suspected Islamic State militants, although a news agency affiliated with Islamic State in the Middle East carried a statement denying that the group had s...

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Trump White House drops policy of identifying visitors

In contrast, the Trump administration's decision to end the practice means that no records documenting any White House comings and goings will be released on a routine basis while he is in office, t...

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Japan: N. Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

Mr. Abe's remarks were made to highlight Japan's vulnerability to North Korean attack rather than to reveal new intelligence, a spokesman for him said . Japan , under its postwar constitution, has ...

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Trump gave Syria attack order 'during dessert' with Xi

Trump gave Syria attack order 'during dessert' with Xi

What do you do? We made a determination to do it, so the missiles were on the way. President Trump explained Wednesday what he got in exchange from China for trade agreements that would be benef...

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Rajnath refutes Pak claim of fair trial to Jadhav

Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale called on Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua in Islamabad. Strongly condemning Pakistan's decision to sentence Jadhav to death, General Singh said, any such a...

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Asian markets lower, rattled by rising tensions in Koreas

Asian markets lower, rattled by rising tensions in Koreas

In China, the Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.9 percent to close at 3,246.07. "At present, we are in close contact with the United States and South Korea and in addition to urging (the North) to ...

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AFP interview: Syria's Assad says Idlib chemical attack 'fabrication

In a phone call, Erdogan stressed to his Russian counterpart that the use of chemical weapons was a crime against humanity, they said. "We believe that with respect to the chemical weapons and chem...

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Conservative group slams White House shift on visitor logs

Conservative group slams White House shift on visitor logs

Palm Beach: The Trump administration will not make public White House visitor logs, the records that detail who has visited president Donald Trump and his staff on official business, his office ...

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Priebus made Bannon, Kushner make up

The Trump White House has been a hotbed of palace intrigue , most notably over the failed healthcare push and the rocky rollout of the immigration ban. Wednesday, Trump spoke of seeing photographs of...

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US strike in Syria was a warning for North Korea: Tillerson

On Sunday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed on the importance of close coordination over North Korea, speaking on the telephone shortly after a summit between Trump and...

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Afghan death toll from 'mother of all bombs' rises to 94

Afghan death toll from 'mother of all bombs' rises to 94

Although U.S. forces have not explicitly said how many terrorists the strike may have killed, Afghan defense officials put the number at 36. The US attack on a tunnel complex in remote eastern Nan...

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British woman stabbed to death in Jerusalem

A 25-year-old woman was stabbed to death on the Jerusalem light rail line Friday afternoon, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said. A spokesperson for Israeli Police said the Palestinian at...

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England star tells Everton that

England star tells Everton that "I want Champions League football"

Ahead of Saturday's clash with Burnley, Koeman said: "He told me he won't sign a new contract". "I think it could happen to anyone in town and maybe now you realise it is maybe not the best place ...

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Canada advances effort to legalize recreational marijuana

If it passes, the country will be the largest developed nation to end marijuana prohibition. Also, penalties for possessing a bit more marijuana than allowed will be considerably less severe tha...

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No harping on past from LeBron, Cavs

Another team to watch in the East is the third-seeded Toronto Raptors (51-31), who had the same regular-season record as the Cavaliers and met them in last year's Eastern Conference Finals. Co...

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New Zealand begins clean up after avoiding worst of Cyclone Cook

New Zealand begins clean up after avoiding worst of Cyclone Cook

The strongest wind gust was 209km/h recorded at White Island around 4pm on Thursday and Cape Kidnappers' winds hit 154km/h at 9pm. Over the weekend the main low that was Cook will depart into the ...

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French presidential race tightens further as vote nears

Marine Le Pen has brought the National Front from fringe status into the political spotlight and made herself a real contender to be France's first woman president and its first far-right leader since...

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N Korea army vows 'merciless' response to USA provocation

N Korea army vows 'merciless' response to USA provocation

The country's hereditary leader Kim Jong-un, wearing a black suit and white shirt and a tie, welcomed his country's bravest as he addressed thousands of soldiers who took part in the parade honoring h...

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North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at parade

North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at parade

In a New Year's speech on January 1, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said the country was in its "final stage" of test-firing an ICBM that could reach the US mainland. Concern has grown since the U....

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France thanks Canada on 100th anniversary of Battle of Vimy Ridge

Most importantly, for the first time in the so called "Great War", all four Canadian divisions would fight together. The Government of Canada will lead a delegation to France to participate in the com...

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Trump campaign advisor investigated as possible Russian agent

WaPo , Citing law enforcement and other USA officials reported that the warrant for Page was obtained last summer by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department from the Foreign...

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Thousands of evacuated Syrians stuck as transfer stalls

The residents of Madaya had an option to stay there, though Alison reports that "many say they'll leave to avoid mandatory service in the Syrian army". The overwhelmingly Sunni rebels have charged tha...

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North Korea rolls out intercontinental ballistic missiles, other weaponry at parade

North Korea rolls out intercontinental ballistic missiles, other weaponry at parade

State news agency KCNA said the Trump administration's "serious military hysteria " had reached a "dangerous phase which can no longer be overlooked". The North has said it has developed and would la...

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Canada Moves To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Under the proposed legislation, adults could possess up to 30 grams of dried cannabis and grow up to four plants per residence. The new policy would create tougher criminal offenses for selling ...

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NASA Says Moon Orbiting Saturn Might Be Habitable

NASA Says Moon Orbiting Saturn Might Be Habitable

They described their findings in the journal Science . "This is the closest we've come, so far, to identifying a place with some of the ingredients needed for a habitable environment", said Thomas ...

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North Korea 'could launch sarin nerve gas missiles', says Japan's PM

PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of - North Korea's vice foreign minister told The Associated Press on Friday that the situation on the Korean Peninsula is now in a "vicious cycle", ...

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Taye Taiwo Praises Ndidi, Tips Leicester To Shock Atletico

Taye Taiwo Praises Ndidi, Tips Leicester To Shock Atletico

Griezmann, who finished third in the Ballon d'Or voting previous year, has carried Atletico at times this season and it was his break that set up the penalty that he then converted past Kasper Schme...

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Russia Says Evidence Growing Syria Chemical Attack Was Staged

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who hosted his Iranian and Syrian counterparts at a trilateral meeting in Moscow , called last week's US strike on a Syrian military base a "flagrant violation...

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Election officials in Ecuador to recount 1.3 million votes

Election officials in Ecuador to recount 1.3 million votes

Ecuador will recount nearly 1.3 million ballots from the country's presidential election earlier this month, 12 percent of the total, the National Electoral Council (CNE) has said. They say a review o...

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UK PM May says highly likely Syrian government behind poison gas attack

The British statement comes a day after Turkey's Health Minister Recep Akdag said he was "certain" that Sarin gas was used in the attack, based on blood and urine samples. Assad accused the West, part...

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Once part of the opposition, more Syrian towns agree to government control

The Observatory said 2,200 people from Zabadani and Madaya had left, among them 400 rebels. A video posted Friday on Facebook shows an woman weeping and embracing her son as he prepares to get ont...

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Ivanka Trump's husband, Jared Kushner, flies into Iraq with top U.S. general

The US is also concerned about Iranian influence in Iraq via the powerful Hashd al-Shaabi forces. They are now the presidents top advisers and worth $740M. Joint Chiefs chairman Gen. Joseph F. Dun...

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Charleston church shooter pleads guilty to state murder counts

A federal judge unsealed dozens of documents tied to the Dylann Roof murder case Tuesday. An uncommon scenario played out in a SC courtroom moments after Dylann Roof entered guilty pleas on nine...

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Ahmadinejad to weaken right, left, but boost democracy: former MP

Ahmadinejad to weaken right, left, but boost democracy: former MP

Although the move, reported by state media, was seen as an attempt by Ahmadinejad to bolster the candidacy of an ally, it was also a challenge to the authority of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali K...

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