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Global Media Canada introduces legislation to legalize marijuana
Author: 0 Canada introduces legislation to legalize marijuana

The federal government set the age at 18, but is allowing each of Canada's provinces to determine if it should be higher. They will also be permitted to grow up to four plants per residence and make cannabis-containing products at home for recreational use.

Author: 0 West Yorkshire Police stand silent for PC Keith Palmer

At the police station in John Street, Brighton, at the force's headquarters in Lewes and across the county, officers and staff stood in silence for two minutes to pay their respects. A private service was held for Palmer's family before officers formed an honor guard to watch over his coffin. Masood killed four other victims and wounded scores as he rammed pedestrians on Westminster Bridge with a rented SUV.

Author: 0 Chemical weapons should not be used

In an exclusive interview with AFP in Damascus - his first since the alleged April 4 attack prompted a USA air strike on Syrian forces - Assad said his army had given up all its chemical weapons and that Syrian military power was not affected by the United States strike.

Global Media Sessions outlines border enforcement plan
Author: 0 Sessions outlines border enforcement plan

A memo Sessions issued Tuesday calls for federal attorneys to consider prosecution of anyone who harbors undocumented immigrants, with a priority given to violent cases or those that involve transporting or shielding three or more undocumented immigrants.

Author: 0 Syria's Assad says chemical attack evidence 'fabricated' in interview

Despite the tensions between the two countries, both Russian Federation and the United States agreed to fight worldwide terrorism and continue discussions on Syrian conflict settlement. The health minister in Turkey, which treated numerous attack's victims and conducted autopsies on others, said Tuesday that test results conducted on victims confirmed sarin gas was used.

Author: 0 Iranian president reaffirms support for Syria

But the administration's statements on Sunday about the longer-term consequences of the Syria attack were ambiguous, and often varied in tone. Haley was harsher on CNN's " State of the Union ". "And we have to make sure that we're pushing that process", Haley said. What is the Trump doctrine? Since the US launched airstrikes against Assad's forces in retaliation for a chemical attack on civilians last week, Trump administration officials have offered mixed messages about whether ...

Author: 0 Tensions high, North Korea readies nuclear test

Mattis said, alongside U.S. Central Command chief Gen. Joseph Votel during his first official Pentagon press conference. Trump's statement came days after he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort. Local media reports claim that Seal Team 6, the team which killed bin Laden in May 2011, have been deployed to South Korea where they are participating in the Foal Eagle and Key Resolve exercise taking place in the region.

Author: 0 US steps up pressure on Syria ahead of Russia talks

Israelis were frustrated by the Obama administration's hesitancy in confronting Assad. Monitors from the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights earlier said Syrian warplanes were able to take off from the base Friday and struck rebel targets in eastern parts of the province.

Author: 0 Islamic State says U.S. 'being run by an idiot'

Iraqi air force and army aircraft conduct regular strike operations over the city to support police and special forces units battling the militants. The United Nations has said more than 300 civilians have been killed in the fighting during the west Mosul offensive, which began in February.

Global Media USA and Russian Federation agree on Syria probe
Author: 0 USA and Russian Federation agree on Syria probe

The process of launching an investigation would be long and complex, requiring a United Nations resolution and an agreement by the Assad government for weapons inspectors to access sites in territory under Assad's control before establishing who was responsible and whether there was Russian complicity.

Author: 0 Rex Tillerson to urge Russian Federation to end support for Assad regime

Western powers blame the sarin gas attack, which killed scores of civilians - many of them children, on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces. "The level of trust at the working level, especially at the military level, has not become better but most likely has degraded", Putin said in an interview broadcast Wednesday by state television channel Mir.

Author: 0 Gwinnett officer on administrative leave after kicking man in head

Robert McDonald (left) was sacked and is under investigation after kicking suspect Demetrius Hollins. The police department also has initiated a criminal investigation of McDonald's behavior and the results will be turned over to the county district attorney, who will decide whether to prosecute McDonald.

Global Media Nigeria thwarts Boko Haram plan to attack US, UK embassies
Author: 0 Nigeria thwarts Boko Haram plan to attack US, UK embassies

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said last week that he supported the A-29 deal to Nigeria as well as the sale of USA -made fighter jets to Bahrain that had been stripped of human rights caveats imposed by the Obama administration.

Author: 0 Officer fired after kicking handcuffed man

Police said the officer was responding as a backup officer to assist a supervisor with a traffic stop at the intersection of Sugarloaf Parkway at Lawrenceville Suwanee Road Wednesday. On Wednesday evening (April 12), the unidentified man was stopped by two Georgia officers for a reported traffic stop. Moments later, another officer runs over and stomps on the man's head.

Global Media Egypt identifies one church attacker
Author: 0 Egypt identifies one church attacker

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared the measure in a televised address on Sunday following the attacks, Xinhua reported. Abdullah detonated his explosives at the entrance to Saint Mark's Cathedral, the historic seat of the Coptic Pope, killing 17 people as mass was being conducted.

Author: 0 Analysts Weigh in on Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC)

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Author: 0 Trump says 'things will work out fine' between US and Russia

Tillerson held talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian President Vladimir Putin, who said in an interview published on April 12 that the level of trust between the two countries had "most likely deteriorated" since Trump took office in January.

Global Media Mystery shrouds new air security measures
Author: 0 Mystery shrouds new air security measures

Transport Minister Marc Garneau says the federal Liberal government has imposed new airline security measures on certain Canada-bound flights - but he's providing precious few other details. Videos taken on the United flight and posted to Twitter showed a man - identified by USA media as a doctor of Vietnamese descent who has lived in the U.S.

Author: 0 Trump drops Bannon from security council

Bannon's removal by Trump from National Security Council was notified in a presidential memorandum . The subhead: "President Donald Trump's Senior adviser Stephen K. Kushner has also won over two key West Wing officials, Gary Cohn, the chairman of the National Economic Council, and Dina Powell, the deputy security adviser, who are less ideological in nature, according to Politico.

Author: 0 Passenger dragged off United flight filing lawsuit against airline

She said this has been a very hard time for the family and thanked their supporters. His daughter says the family was "horrified, shocked and sickened" to learn and see what happened. At the top of the list of questions is whether the airport officers even had the legal authority to board the plane, said Alderman Michael Zalewski, who leads the council's aviation committee.

Author: 0 Steve Bannon On the Hot Seat After Latest Donald Trump Quote

First, the Trump travel ban - keeping residents of several majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States - ran into massive legal trouble that forced the administration to rewrite it, and endure a major public relations nightmare.

Author: 0 'Trust has eroded' between USA and Russian Federation

The meeting marked the first time Putin has met with a top Trump administration official, notes the Times, and came despite reports that relations had become tense between Russian Federation and the United States following the Syrian airstrikes.

Author: 0 USA 'understands' Israeli decision to build new settlement in occupied West Bank

Ronen Bergman, senior correspondent for Israel's Yediot Aharonot newspaper, said Netanyahu, who has faced corruption allegations, has been dragged further right to keep his government together. On the campaign trail, Mr. Will settlement construction be restricted? His election platform made no mention of a Palestinian state. Since then, Israel and the USA have been in talks over what kind of construction the White House would tolerate.

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby disappointed by NHL's Olympics stance

If we're already hitting some road bumps with something like [the Olympics], we're heading in the same direction. Canada won 5-2 as Jarome Iginla and Joe Sakic each scored twice, ending that country's 50-year Olympic gold-medal drought and putting Hasek's dominating performance in the past.

Global Media Bella Thorne looking for real love with a girl
Author: 0 Bella Thorne looking for real love with a girl

But that relationship did not work out, and she later moved on to Teen Wolf actor Tyler Posey. The 19-year-old admitted that her problem with finding a female to date could be because she is just missing the proper signals. "I nearly changed my bio to the snake emoji when it first happened because I thought it'd be amusing". This is the longest I've been super single...

Author: 0 Lions Easter egg hunt planned for April 15

All the participants will get an Easter treat after the hunt. Four-year-old Eddison Blake of Glen Carbon shows his mother Laura Blake some of the items he collected during the 16th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Godfrey's Glazebrook Park. The children's hunt runs from noon to 1 p.m., while the adults' hunt runs from 1 p.m.to 2 p.m. In addition to the egg hunts , children could also have their picture taken for free with the Easter Bunny.

Author: 0 China calls for calm as United States dispatches naval might to Korean waters

Beijing's insistence on a peaceful approach to resolving the issue is rooted in its belief that any attempt to denuclearize the North by force would bring cataclysmic results upon all sides, including China, Ruan said. Trump said on Twitter that his call with Xi was a "very good" discussion of the "menace of North Korea". In addition, the country will commemorate the 105th anniversary of the birth of its founder, Kim Il-sung, on Saturday and the 85th anniversary of the founding of the Korean ...

Author: 0 Man Says Stowaway Scorpion Stung Him on United Flight

EMS officials came aboard when the plane landed in Calgary, though Bell declined medical treatment and showed "no signs of distress", according to a spokesperson. The company said the man's injuries were non-life threatening. Although their stings are rarely fatal, they are painful, and can cause a number of unpleasant symptoms, including muscle spasms, swelling, breathing problems.

Global Media Daughter of man dragged off flight to speak
Author: 0 Daughter of man dragged off flight to speak

Attorneys for a Kentucky physician who was forcibly removed from his United Airlines seat after he refused to voluntarily give it up said Thursday at a news conference in Chicago that they will likely file a lawsuit against the airline. He suffered a concussion and a broken nose, and lost two teeth, Demetrio said. They said the city of Chicago was also responsible for what happened to their client.

Author: 0 Trump says dollar 'getting too strong'

Just last week , he said they were "world champions" of currency manipulation, and he pledged throughout his campaign to label China a currency manipulator on his first day in office. With Beijing officials allowing the yuan to appreciate less than rivals when the US dollar falls, a weaker greenback effectively means greater depreciation for China's currency at a time when it's seeking to bolster its economy.

Author: 0 AFP interview: Syria's Assad says Idlib chemical attack 'fabrication

President Donald Trump listens during a town hall with business leaders at the White House in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. The story that Russian Federation allegedly meddled in the U.S. But he said his forces had not been diminished by the U.S. strike. "We know they have the expertise". "It's deplorable, and we regret what is going on, but we can do little except asking to back accusations with facts", Mr Lavrov said.

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Author: 0 "I said it was obsolete. It's no longer obsolete".

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg admitted that the organization "can do more" in efforts to combat worldwide terrorism and increase investments into defense expenditures - a topic President Donald Trump routinely grumbled over during the 2016 presidential election.

Author: 0 Britain blames Russian Federation for 'every civilian death' in Syria chemical attack

Haley said "getting Assad out is not the only priority" and that countering Iran's influence in Syria was another . "It's important that we keep our priorities straight", Tillerson told CBS's "Face the Nation ". Russian Federation maintains a close political and military alliance with President Assad's government and has been accused of supporting its attacks against Syrians opposed to Assad's rule - something Moscow adamantly denies.

Author: 0 Kremilin: Putin told Tillerson why US-Russian ties in bad state

Lavrov insisted that confronting the Islamic State group should take priority over removing Assad from power. They spent almost four hours in one-on-one conversation, explaining how they look at issues such as North Korea and global trade. heading to Iraq, '" Trump continued, before being corrected by Bartiromo that the missiles were in fact headed to Syria. While such claims may have been useful to boost sales of Russian arms showcased in Syria, they turned out to mean little: Russia failed ...

Author: 0 Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syrian investigation

He said "it would be a fantastic thing" if the two nations got along better but cautioned that "it may be just the opposite". The Trump administration has vowed to take "additional action, as necessary and appropriate" in Syria against the Assad regime.

Author: 0 Differing US priorities offered on Syria

Russia's Defense Ministry responded to the attack by calling in the USA military attache in Moscow to say that at midnight Moscow time (5 p.m. EDT) it would close down a communications line used to avoid accidental clashes between Russian and US forces in Syria, Interfax new agency said.

Global Media Tory Lanez Arrested On Drug And Gun Charges
Author: 0 Tory Lanez Arrested On Drug And Gun Charges

Representatives for Tory Lanez were not immediately available for comment. Cops conducted a search of his vehicle and found that he was carrying a concealed weapon and has a small quantity of marijuana in his auto. Lanez has been one of Canada's more successful hip-hop artists over the last few years, and he should be poised to do even bigger things in the future.

Author: 0 Spanish gunship enters Gibraltar's waters illegally

The Spanish naval incursion follows the country's foreign minister Alfonso Dastis telling the United Kingdom to calm down after former Tory leader Lord Howard suggested Prime Minister Theresa May might be ready to go to war to keep Gibraltar British.

Global Media Trump Signals Steve Bannon Could Be On His Way Out
Author: 0 Trump Signals Steve Bannon Could Be On His Way Out

Trump in the same breath went on to list his pre-Bannon accomplishments and remind the world, "I'm my own strategist", making clear what many had suspected - that the former Breitbart executive is on the presidential chopping block. And last week, Mr Trump ordered his son-in-law Jared Kushner, another top White House aide, and Mr Bannon to meet and patch up their differences.

Global Media Another people's march on Zuma's birthday
Author: 0 Another people's march on Zuma's birthday

A parliamentary motion of no confidence in the president is due on April 18 following the controversial sacking of respected finance minister Pravin Gordhan last month. Manganye said they deliberately chose to distance themselves from Friday's anti-Zuma marches because the organisers did not share the same agenda. In a letter published in the Star newspaper, former president Thabo Mbeki urged lawmakers to act "as the voice of the people, not the voice of the political parties to which ...

Author: 0 Princes William and Harry commemorate Vimy Ridge Battle centenary in France

Sunday's ceremony, hosted by the Canadian government, included official speeches, recitations of stories from soldiers and eyewitnesses to the battle, and performances by Canadian artists such as singer Loreena McKennitt. Canadian Pacific today commemorated the centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the ultimate sacrifice made by more than 3,500 Canadians in a military victory that many consider a defining moment in the history of the country.

Author: 0 China urges peace as Japan's fleet supports Trump's 'armada'

North Korean state media issued a warning to the U.S. Tuesday, stating that the country will utilize its nuclear capabilities at any sign of U.S. aggression. Russian Federation has said it is anxious about the possibility of a US attack on North Korea and it would raise the issue with visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Author: 0 India and Australia sign six pacts, to fight terror together

The signed agreements include cooperation in combating worldwide terrorism and transnational organised crime. It was an entirely vegetarian fare at the lunch hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull on Monday.

Author: 0 US, Mexico, Canada Bid to Co-Host 2026 FIFA World Cup

But is 10 matches enough for soccer-hungry Mexico? But Gulati said that soccer officials had been contact with Trump through a third party and that the president is on board. Through back channels, Gulati said the USSF received assurances the White House will back the bid. The U.S. Soccer president explained the rationale behind having Canada and Mexico join the Americans' bid for the 2026 World Cup .

Global Media Boston Solothon? Marathon race director runs it alone
Author: 0 Boston Solothon? Marathon race director runs it alone

People who suffer heart attacks or cardiac arrests in the vicinity of an ongoing major marathon are more likely to die within a month due to delays in transportation to nearby hospitals, according to newly published research from Harvard Medical School.