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Author: 0 Canada Introduces a Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

The bill would make Canada the second country in the world, after Uruguay , to fully legalize recreational marijuana use. While cannabis is now considered contraband by the Department of Justice, 28 states and the nation's capital have approved laws letting adults use marijuana for recreational or medical reasons.

Author: 0 Trump errs on the court system

But while the judge, William Orrick , is part of the U.S. District Court system, he does not sit on the Ninth Circuit, although that court would review his rulings on appeal. We previously looked at the 9th Circuit's record when Fox News' Sean Hannity falsely claimed it was the most overturned in the country. The 9th Circuit's reversal rate is higher than average, but it's not the absolute highest among the circuit courts.

Global Media U.S. Treasury secretary: Tax cuts won't raise deficit
Author: 0 U.S. Treasury secretary: Tax cuts won't raise deficit

The official wasn't authorized to publicly discuss the plan before Trump's announcement, and spoke on condition of anonymity. President Donald Trump's proposed tax plan will cut the corporate tax rate to 15 percent, the Wall Street Journal reported .

Author: 0 China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

The US operates 10 aircraft carriers , has 62 destroyers to China's 32, and 75 submarines to China's 68. The new carrier is based closely on the PLAN's sole operational aircraft carrier , Liaoning , with an angled flight deck and a ski jump for short takeoff but arrested recovery operations.

Author: 0 At least 12 killed in Venezuela as violent protests continue

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - At least 12 people were killed overnight during looting and violence in Venezuela's capital amid a spiraling political crisis, authorities said Friday. The opposition calls for a nationwide march in silence to the Catholic Church's episcopal seats on April 22, and urges supporters to erect roadblocks on April 24 to grind the country to a halt.

Global Media JEE Main Result 2017 to be declared tomorrow, Check online at jeemain
Author: 0 JEE Main Result 2017 to be declared tomorrow, Check online at jeemain

Earlier the board has uploaded the JEE main answer key to the official website to cross check the performance. JEE Main exam has two papers, Paper-1 and Paper-2. Exam Name: Joint Entrance Examination (Mains) 2017. It is very important to crack the examination because those who qualify in the exam are eligible for the JEE Advanced exam.

Author: 0 Erdogan says Turkey could reconsider its position on Europe

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has vowed to continue its struggle against the presidential system following last week's disputed referendum while also expressing its discomfort with a Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) decision to again place Turkey under a monitoring process.

Global Media Judge blocks Trump order to withhold funding for sanctuary cities
Author: 0 Judge blocks Trump order to withhold funding for sanctuary cities

The White House blasted the decision in a scathing statement that said officials behind sanctuary city policies had "the blood of dead Americans on their hands". President Donald Trump is again focusing his Twitter sights on the judiciary, this time denouncing a ruling that halted implementation of an executive order targeting "sanctuary" cities.

Global Media Why You Should Vote Conservative On 8 June
Author: 0 Why You Should Vote Conservative On 8 June

She said that Theresa May had acted not for the interests of Britain as she claimed but for the Conservative Party and herself by calling early general elections. She said that Scottish voters will vote for the nationalists to seek independence of Scotland. But under the timetable for the proposed general election, Parliament will be dissolved on May 3 which means there would be no House of Commons for the new MP to be elected to.

Author: 0 Dinakaran arrested, to be produced in court today

Joint commissioner of police (crime) Praveer Ranjan confirmed that Dhinakaran and Mallikarjuna have been arrested. A team of the Delhi police will visit Chennai to further investigations in the T T V Dinakaran Election Commission bribery case.

Author: 0 Threat of United States govt shutdown ebbs as Trump relents on wall funding

They spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the get-together, which was not originally meant to be on the record. But while Spicer said there would be funds in the bill for "border security and national security and national defense", he notably didn't mention that there will be specific funds for the wall.

Global Media How Fight Over Obamacare Could Shut Down the Government
Author: 0 How Fight Over Obamacare Could Shut Down the Government

Bradley Byrne said after House Republicans held a conference call over the weekend to discuss the week's strategy. The newest iteration of the bill, as indicated in the MacArthur Amendment, will reinstate essential health benefits as the federal standard and keep the key provisions of the original AHCA bill, which was scuttled last month after the GOP lacked the votes to pass it.

Global Media Two men arrested for drug smuggling, on same flight
Author: 0 Two men arrested for drug smuggling, on same flight

The CBP released photographs of the two men, who now face federal drug smuggling charges, with bulky packages wrapped around their bodies. The cocaine has a total estimated street value of almost $400,000 and the suspects had packages of the drug taped to their legs and back, according to a news release.

Author: 0 'Science Not Silence': The Signs of the March for Science

Responses from US scientists are that they, "fear the plan would have a major impact on research and science-based policy". Rallies and marches were held in more than 600 cities - from New York , Chicago and Washington - to London, Berlin and Sydney, Australia.

Global Media Anti-Semitic Incidents In US Surging In '17
Author: 0 Anti-Semitic Incidents In US Surging In '17

President Donald Trump delivered his first public condemnation of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States after a new spate of bomb threats to Jewish community centers and the vandalism of about 170 headstones in a Jewish cemetery in St.

Author: 0 Flynn Likely Broke Law in Accepting Russian Payments, Lawmakers Say

Flynn resigned in February following reports that he had diplomatically engaged Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak prior to President Trump taking office. A White House official told ABC the requests are "too broad to fill", and that it can't be responsive because the requests "predate the Trump administration".

Global Media Mélenchon asks supporters if they will back Macron
Author: 0 Mélenchon asks supporters if they will back Macron

The euro surged against the U.S. dollar and the yen sank on Monday on relief over Emmanuel Macron's victory against anti-euro nationalist Marine Le Pen in the first round of France's presidential elections. Demonstrators run away from tear gas during clashes with police in Paris , April 23, 2017 . "I haven't found the first 48 hours of the democratic candidate to be up to the job of fending off her attacks", Cambadelis said.

Global Media A lot riding on Britain's snap elections
Author: 0 A lot riding on Britain's snap elections

Mr Corbyn has insisted he will not go into coalition with the Scottish National Party, despite Nicola Sturgeon's offer of a "progressive alliance" with Labour and the Lib Dems to keep the Conservatives from power. This election is a chance for them to change direction of the country. He spoke in defence of ordinary people who he said spent their lives working hard and in the end were left with nearly nothing.

Author: 0 France's Macron under fire for communication misstep as he eyes Elysee

Macron , rather than for the still extreme-right Ms. Le Pen. However, it's 88-year-old founder, Jean-Marie Le Pen, criticised his daughter and said he would have campaigned differently. Marine Le Pen says France can either disintegrate without any borders and controls, or can choose to have them. "One Beur (Arab), one black, one white", he said sarcastically.

Author: 0 UC Berkeley Will Now Allow Ann Coulter Speech To Take Place

According to university officials, the protests on February 1 caused more than $100,000 in damage to the University of California at Berkeley campus, not counting more than a dozen businesses that were vandalized in the city's downtown area and Telegraph corridor.

Global Media Turkey's relationship with European Union has reached 'lowest point', says Turkish PM
Author: 0 Turkey's relationship with European Union has reached 'lowest point', says Turkish PM

Cansu, a student at Hacettepe University, said she did not see the referendum as a legitimate vote because of a last-minute decision by the Electoral Board to accept ballots without validation stamps. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) voted earlier today (25 April) in favour of restarting its monitoring of Turkey's respect for fundamental freedoms, which concluded in 2004.

Author: 0 US sets up missile defence in S. Korea as North shows power

The port call by the USS Michigan came as a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group steamed towards Korean waters and as the top envoys for North Korea policy from South Korea, Japan, and the United States met in Tokyo. Pyongyang held a massive military parade on April 15 to mark the 105th birthday of late state founder Kim Il-sung, the grandfather of the current leader.

Author: 0 Venezuela death toll soars to 20 in weeks of protests

Opposition leaders marched with their arms wrapped around each other into western Caracas Saturday, vowing to continue protesting until new elections are granted. Earlier Thursday police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to break up thousands of marchers as they reached a vital freeway in Caracas , then edged back slightly as masked protesters pelted them with stones and Molotov cocktails.

Global Media Harbaugh gives pope a helmet, pair of Jordans
Author: 0 Harbaugh gives pope a helmet, pair of Jordans

He held her hand, they prayed. and then he asked that we pray for him and don't forget. A MI helmet and a pair of Jordans are probably among the more curious gifts he's gotten: a helmet for a sport he's shown no interest in and a pair of extremely expensive sneakers for an 80-year-old man who's made a life out of fighting for the poor and income equality.

Global Media Drunk Guy Attacks Security Robot, Gets Arrested
Author: 0 Drunk Guy Attacks Security Robot, Gets Arrested

The robot, which ironically has been created to prevent crime, was patrolling the parking lot when it was knocked out, according to reports. We have featured the Knightscope K5 security robot on Geeky Gadgets previously and now someone has been arrested for knocking one of these robots over whilst drunk.

Author: 0 Maoist attack leaves 25 CRPF men dead in Chhattisgarh

When one party of 36, out of the total three, sat down for launch, the squad of Naxals, possessing sophisticated weapons, took them by surprise and rained heavy gun fire, they said. The Naxalites mounted the assault on the CRPF men in the Kalapathar area of south Bastar, which has been in the grip of Left-wing extremism. Areas in which the Maoist groups are active are among some of the most impoverished in the country, Sundar said: "You're talking about military attacks and a ...

Global Media National Hockey League playoffs: Washington moves on to face Pittsburgh, Ottawa eliminates Boston
Author: 0 National Hockey League playoffs: Washington moves on to face Pittsburgh, Ottawa eliminates Boston

And when Marcus Johannsson stuck the season-ending dagger in the hearts of the Maple Leafs, sure there was disappointment, but no one bent to their knees crying like we saw after the Game 7 collapse against Boston in 2013. Braden Holtby (left) makes a save of Zack Hyman. Frederik Andersen without a doubt kept the Leafs in the game, making some spectacular saves when he needed to.

Author: 0 Iran violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal, Trump alleges

Trump's remarks come just a day after Trump's secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, affirmed in a letter to Congress that Iran was in compliance with the deal . financial regulators that create obstacles for business projects as the country's business and state structures "have some suspicions that these projects and this work may be related to the Iran nuclear program".

Global Media 10 years later, UK police still pursuing missing girl case
Author: 0 10 years later, UK police still pursuing missing girl case

She said "when Madeleine first disappeared I couldn't even begin to consider anything in terms of years". The Police Assistant Commisioner resolutely and defiantly vowed that the police would do everything they could "reasonably" do to get to the bottom of what happened to little Maddie: "Our mission here is to do everything reasonable to provide an answer for Kate and Gerry McCann".

Author: 0 Donald Trump Challenges Media: 'The Wall Is Going to Get Built, Folks'

Both efforts come with Congress back from a two-week break just days before Trump's 100th day in office, an unofficial measuring stick of a new president's effectiveness. Over the past week, the Trump administration had pushed a much harder line, insisting that $1.5 billion must be dedicated to the border wall in this week's spending bill.

Global Media Russell Westbrook: Don't Try To Split Us Up
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook: Don't Try To Split Us Up

Oklahoma City came out with a 12-2 run to open the third but the Rockets refused to go away and came back with 10 straight points while the Thunder went cold, going almost five minutes without scoring. He grabbed the 10th rebound in the final second of the second quarter. He bit (on) it. "It was a little bit short". JAZZ 105, CLIPPERS 98: At Salt Lake City, Joe Johnson scored 28 points, and Utah beat the Los Angeles Clippers to tie their first-round playoff series at 2-all.

Global Media North Korea celebrates founding of military
Author: 0 North Korea celebrates founding of military

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV quoted President Xi Jinping as telling Mr Trump that China strongly opposes North Korea's nuclear weapons programme and hopes "all parties will exercise restraint and avoid aggravating the situation". The heightened activity takes place as a US aircraft carrier, the USS Carl Vinson , heads toward the Korean Peninsula and as experts said North Korea is preparing for additional missile launches and a possible nuclear test.

Global Media Macron, Le Pen trade accusations in French election race
Author: 0 Macron, Le Pen trade accusations in French election race

Ms Le Pen took over the FN leadership from her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, in January 2011. French citizens will have until May 7 to vote for either Macron or Le Pen, and depending on whom they choose, the impacts could be far-reaching. Wenger noted what an achievement it was for Macron to be closing in on the French presidency despite not having the backing of one of the traditional major parties.

Global Media Alleged kidnapper, Tad Cummins, to be arraigned Monday
Author: 0 Alleged kidnapper, Tad Cummins, to be arraigned Monday

He said she did not act like a rescued person. An Amber Alert was issued for Elizabeth. Cummins and Thomas were seen on security footage at a Walmart in Oklahoma City on March 15, but had not been spotted since, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Global Media On Easter, Pope condemns 'vile' Syrian attack
Author: 0 On Easter, Pope condemns 'vile' Syrian attack

Pope Francis waves to the crowd before the " Urbi et Orbi " blessing for Rome and the world from the central loggia of St Peters' basilica following the Easter Sunday mass on April 16, 2017 at St Peter's square in Vatican . He also looked to the African Continent praying that the Good Shepherd would remain close to the people of South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, who, he said, "endure continuing hostilities, aggravated by the grave starvation affecting certain ...

Author: 0 Trump slams 'ridiculous' U.S. court ruling against immigration order

In an injunction (pdf) that reflected the judge's apparent annoyance with the Trump administration's bad argument, Orrick wrote , "Federal funding that bears no meaningful relationship to immigration enforcement can not be threatened merely because a jurisdiction chooses an immigration enforcement strategy of which the President disapproves".

Global Media France's president warns of complacency over Le Pen
Author: 0 France's president warns of complacency over Le Pen

That contrasts with Le Pen, who would roll back gay marriage and tighten "laicite" policies separating church and state, mostly to push back against Muslim demands for more public recognition of their religion. "The people will reserve a major surprise for the oligarchy", she said. The post As anti-establishment candidates advance, France's political establishment unites against Le Pen appeared first on PBS NewsHour .

Author: 0 Sukma Attack: Jawans killed in Naxal attack cremated with state honours

The attack took place on a main road, around 12.30 p.m. But what has perplexed the security top brass in Delhi is that the Maoists are understood to have used few under-barrel grenade launchers (UBGL), a smart and sophisticated weapon used by security forces, to inflict fatal casualties.

Global Media S. Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense
Author: 0 S. Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

On Sunday, Japan and the United States started naval military exercises in the Pacific Ocean with participation of a USA naval group led by the USS Carl Vinson , according to Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. With tensions on the Korean Peninsula already on a knife-edge, the United States has dispatched the nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Michigan to the region.

Global Media Rockets determined to play better in conference semis
Author: 0 Rockets determined to play better in conference semis

The MVP favourite paced his side with 47 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, but struggled in the fourth quarter and made only five of his 18 tries from beyond the arc, equalling an National Basketball Association record for three-point attempts in a playoff game .

Author: 0 100 days as president: Trump's top 5 campaign promises

Since it will clash in some ways with a broader tax plan shaped months ago by House of Representatives Republicans , the Trump document may complicate consensus-building, analysts said. Hatch of Utah, the Republican chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said Monday that such a deep cut might not be well received by Trump's party because of its potential to increase the deficit.

Author: 0 After Meeting With President Trump, Egyptian President Frees Detained US Charity Worker

Egypt continues to fight active radical Islamic insurgencies in urban areas and the Sinai peninsula, and President Sisi is said to be close to the country's substantial Christian minority. Trump did not publicly mention Hijazi's case when he met Sisi, who became the first Egyptian leader to visit the White House since the 2011 revolution, which was followed by a 2013 military coup that brought him to power after months of tension.

Author: 0 Trump to propose massive tax cuts for businesses

Trump on Friday said he will reveal a "massive" tax package that will deliver cuts "bigger I believe than any tax cut ever". Many Republican lawmakers have long held that any tax-cut plan should not affect the federal deficit, and analysts say Trump's plan could cause that deficit to balloon.

Global Media Kirui and Kiplagat cruise to Boston Marathon victories
Author: 0 Kirui and Kiplagat cruise to Boston Marathon victories

Switzer's friends intervened, allowing her to make her getaway to become the first woman to "officially" run the Boston Marathon. Switzer says she didn't intend to break the sex barrier by registering with her initials, but she did. Earl Granville is a nine-year-veteran who lost part of leg in the summer of 2008 when his vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. "I knew I had to finish the race, because no one would believe women could do it unless I did", Switzer reflected to ABC ...

Author: 0 Britain's Labour to guarantee EU citizens rights if wins election

Setting out his party's plan for tackling Brexit if Labour pull off a shock victory at the general election in June, Mr Starmer said he would scrap Theresa May's Great Repeal Bill and instead legislate to protect all European Union workplace and environmental protections in United Kingdom law.