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Canada announces plans to legalize marijuana by July 2018

As part of the bill , the Canadian government also pledged to figure out a system to discourage and prosecute those users who might drive or operate machinery under the influence of marijuana, meanin...

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May to hold vote in Britain's Parliament to call for earlier election

May will need two-thirds of MPs to agree to this to enable the general election to happen. The news sent London's blue chip index lower, dropping 1.25% to 7236 - weighed down in part by sterling's...

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What's next and what's at stake in United Kingdom election

The source also backed Downing Street's assertion that the election would not change the Brexit timetable. "I have only recently and reluctantly came to this conclusion". Winning a general electi...

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10 world leaders who supported United States missile strike on Syria

We can't change that now. It has organized several Shiite militias from around the Middle East to fight in support of Assad's government and has sent troops and officers from its own Revolutionary Gua...

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What's next and what's at stake in United Kingdom snap election

In her announcement, May said: "Britain needed certainty, stability, and strong leadership" ahead of its departure from the European Union, which was backed by 52 percent of the British electorate in ...

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2nd gas attack on Iraq troops in as many days

The jihadists have "reconstituted attack capabilities in Diyala and central Salaheddin", he said, referring to provinces where Iraqi forces had largely reasserted control after heavy fighting earlier ...

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Neil Gorsuch begins his Supreme Court career with a barrage of questions

And in what sounded like a tribute to his predecessor, the late Justice Antonin Scalia, Gorsuch seemed to stress the importance of sticking to the black-and-white words written by lawmakers. The long-...

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Theresa May: Britain PM Wants Early Election During Brexit Negotiations

Under the act, national elections are held every five years, in May. " At this moment of enormous national significance there should be unity here in Westminster, but instead there is division ". Co...

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Pence reassures Japan of U.S. resolve against North Korea

Pence reassures Japan of U.S. resolve against North Korea

Pyongyang has yet to conduct its anticipated sixth nuclear test, amid indications it has made all preparations for such an event. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday put Japan on notice that...

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British PM May Calls For Early Election On June 8

May acknowledged on Tuesday that she earlier had promised not to hold elections before 2020 but now feels they are necessary for stability. "If we do not hold an election now, the other parties'...

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Archaeologists find 1000 statues in tomb in Egypt's Luxor

Archaeologists find 1000 statues in tomb in Egypt's Luxor

The archeologists recovered six sarcophagi containing mummies and 1,050 artifacts, including funeral masks, dozens of ceramic items and several hundreds of ritual figurines called ushabti. "This is ...

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Alabama's new governor no stranger to state politics

Alabama's new governor no stranger to state politics

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley appears in a booking photo after pleading guilty to two misdemeanor crimes of violating campaign finance rules. Critics blamed her for the demise, but Ivey's defenders...

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José Mourinho "really happy" for Man Utd players after Chelsea victory

Ander set up Marcus Rashford to score the opening goal on seven minutes, doubled the lead with a deflected finish after half-time and even man-marked PFA Player of the Year nominee Eden Hazard out o...

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Rangers give up late lead, fall to Canadiens

For evidence consider the play of Artturi Lehkonen , a North American pro hockey rookie and the youngest member of the Canadiens . Alexander Radulov added a spectacular even-strength goal late in the ...

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Who will win the general election? Shock DS poll shows new challenger

He said: "If you want to avoid a disastrous hard Brexit". It means that the Conservatives will need to win even more seats from Labour if they lose any of their current MPs to the Lib Dem challenge....

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Mountain lion snatches dog from foot of mother and child's bed

Mountain lion snatches dog from foot of mother and child's bed

Fought's daughter said she heard Lenora let out a bark she had never heard before from the dog. "For a second I thought "Oh - she [Leonore] recognises Leo, our bigger dog" but I did think it was unu...

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Pence Assures Japan America is With Ally '100 Percent'

Pence Assures Japan America is With Ally '100 Percent'

North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-Ryol told the BBC that missiles would be tested on "a weekly, monthly and yearly basis". In the background of Pence's Asia trip was increasingly volati...

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After North Korea's big parade, what's next?

After North Korea's big parade, what's next?

And so it's time for us to undertake all actions we can, short of a military option, to try to resolve this peacefully", McMaster said. An attempted missile launch by North Korea on Sunday failed, U...

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Pence On North Korea: 'Era Of Strategic Patience Is Over'

The official said Tuesday that Japan still hopes to bring the USA back into a multilateral framework such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Though Russia critics welcomed Trump's newly hardened tone...

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Gaza's sole power plant runs out of fuel

Gaza's sole power plant runs out of fuel

Gaza now operates on four hours of electricity a day, down from eight. Gaza residents on Sunday had their electricity cut from eight hours a day to just six, after the only power station in the Gaza...

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British PM calls for early general election

May said that the country needs certainty, stability and strong leadership following Brexit and in justifying her decision she said: " The country is coming together but Westminster is not ". Jere...

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The Trumps Host Their First White House Easter Egg Roll

The manufacturer of the commemorative wooden eggs in years' past sent a frantic tweet on Feb 20 to President Donald Trump and other members of the First Family, warning that the manufacturing deadline...

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The election is over: Trump to Tax March protesters

The election is over: Trump to Tax March protesters

Trump tweeted Sunday: "I did what was an nearly an impossible thing to do for a Republican-easily won the Electoral College!" Violence breaks out between the supporters of U.S. Seventy-one-year-ol...

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U.S. threatens further strikes in Syria

Residents said warplanes returned to bomb them on Friday and Saturday. The Pentagon is looking for any evidence that Moscow knew about or was complicit in the attack in Idlib province that killed at...

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British PM calls for early general election on June 8

British PM calls for early general election on June 8

These skinny odds haven't deterred punters with 63 per cent of bets placed on the market for the Conservative Party to win the General Election since 11.00 am this morning's announcement. She needs ...

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Iran boosts natural gas production from underwater field

Iran boosts natural gas production from underwater field

Every day Iran's armed forces and defense industry make the country more powerful with innovations, Rouhani said . He added that although this winter was too cold and gas import decreased since a y...

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Fan thrown to his death by fans who thought he was rival

Fan thrown to his death by fans who thought he was rival

The 22-year-old's father said he had gotten into an argument with a man he claimed was responsible for the death of his brother, who died in a auto accident in 2012. Four people have been arrested ove...

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Two held in France on suspicion of planning attack during election

France Info radio reported earlier that security services found a photo taken by one of the suspects showing an assault rifle, ammunition, an Islamic State flag and a Le Monde newspaper front page sho...

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At least 24 dead as Philippine bus plunges into ravine

At least 24 dead as Philippine bus plunges into ravine

Initial reports said that 11 victims were rushed to the Rural Health Unit in Santa Fe town, two to the Indigenous Hospital in Aritao town and 13 to the Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Hospital (NVPH) in Bamb...

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US, Japan agree China should play larger role on North Korea

He said that an "all-out war" would result if the United States took military action. He also warned the reclusive North, which has conducted a series of missile and nuclear tests in defiance of Uni...

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Erika Jayne says 'DWTS' is a 'completely different' than 'Real Housewives'

Erika Jayne says 'DWTS' is a 'completely different' than 'Real Housewives'

The duo gave their best performance but managed to get only 32 points from the judges. " Glee " star Heather Morris and "The Bachelor" Nick Viall tied for fourth with both earning 34 points. For t...

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On Easter, Pope denounces 'oppressive regimes' but urges restraint

On Easter, Pope denounces 'oppressive regimes' but urges restraint

Peter's Basilica , speaking of a world laced with tensions and lacerated by conflict. Christians around the world are marking the Holy Week, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, leading up t...

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Thwarted attack rattles France days before presidential vote

More than 230 people have died in Islamist militant attacks in the country over the past two years. France's internal intelligence agency, which had been looking for the two suspects for more than a...

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Brazil construction firm ordered to pay $2.6B in bribe case

Brazil construction firm ordered to pay $2.6B in bribe case

Odebrecht requested that the fine be halved after the prosecution demanded up to $4.6 billion in fines. Judge Raymond Dearie of the Brooklyn, NY District federal court determined that the company al...

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Facebook murder suspect remains at large as police ask public for help

Facebook murder suspect remains at large as police ask public for help

Police in New York , Indiana and MI are also searching for Stephens at press time . "I forgive him because we are all sinners", he said. Someone called 911 and to report a possible sighting of...

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