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World News Canada to legalize marijuana on October 17
Author: 0 Canada to legalize marijuana on October 17

Senators last week approved nearly four dozen amendments to C-45. "When you normalize the use of marijuana and you're a young person and you had certain reservations because of the smple fact that it was illegal, there's, I believe, a propensity to have somebody be more inclined to use it".

World News Kieran Trippier says England are not over-reliant on Harry Kane's goals
Author: 0 Kieran Trippier says England are not over-reliant on Harry Kane's goals

After Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo hit a hat trick to earn his side a draw against Spain in their opening game, Kane said he wanted to emulate the achievements of both Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Gary Lineker scored 10 goals in two World Cups for England in 1986 and 1990 and his ability to change a game in an instant is why those teams enjoyed relatively successful tournaments, reaching the quarterfinals in Mexico and the semifinals in Italy four years later.

World News Several Injured After Reports Of
Author: 0 Several Injured After Reports Of "Minor Explosion" At Southgate Tube Station

The station, about eight miles from central London , was closed and the area cordoned off amid reports of a suspicious package. They closed the station and said officers were dealing with a suspicious package. Metropolitan Police officers are at the scene along with the British Transport Police, London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service. "Officers are on scene alongside @ metpoliceuk ".

World News Trump to be 'special guest' during House GOP Immigration Conference
Author: 0 Trump to be 'special guest' during House GOP Immigration Conference

A powerful conservative group, Heritage Action, also came out strongly against the bill -urging GOP lawmakers to vote no. The officials were not authorized to speak publicly and demanded anonymity. Dreamers is a term for a group of immigrants, mostly Hispanic, who were brought illegally over USA borders when they were children and have been living for years in limbo.

World News U.S. to Withdraw from UN Human Rights Council Today
Author: 0 U.S. to Withdraw from UN Human Rights Council Today

Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo , and US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley , will deliver the verdict on the UN Human Rights Council in a joint appearance at the State Department, according to four officials familiar with the matter.

World News President Trump Argues There's No Alternative to Family Separation Policy
Author: 0 President Trump Argues There's No Alternative to Family Separation Policy

The president went to the U.S. Capitol Tuesday evening to speak with the Republican Party conference of the House of Representatives. U.S. officials say more than 2,300 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May, when the administration announced its push to arrest and charge anyone illegally crossing the U.S.

World News Civilian shoots, kills gunman at Tumwater Walmart; 2 others hurt
Author: 0 Civilian shoots, kills gunman at Tumwater Walmart; 2 others hurt

Laura Wohl, a Tumwater Police spokesperson, said the gunman shot the owner of the vehicle he was trying to steal. As the suspect tried to take a second auto a "bystander here in the parking lot shot the suspect", Wohl said. The action inside the store set off fears of a possible mass shooting. "There were three civilians going after him to shoot him and two of them had their guns up and then the third guy shot him through the window of the auto", she told KIRO-TV.

World News More than 210 injured in Osaka-area quake
Author: 0 More than 210 injured in Osaka-area quake

All trains and subways across Osaka city were halted, and the bullet train that links Osaka to Tokyo was stopped. A falling concrete wall knocked down and killed the 9-year-old girl, Rina Miyake, as she walked at her elementary school in Takatsuki.

World News Melania Trump Speaks Out Against Child Separations
Author: 0 Melania Trump Speaks Out Against Child Separations

Melania choosing to publicly speak out about her stance on the case is surprising considering this is the first time she has expressed that she disagrees with a policy brought on by her husband's administration. Government officials have said minors shouldn't be housed with adults in criminal holding facilities and that such a policy also should deter border crossings, even from those seeking asylum.

World News Mark Sanford Blasts Lack of Consequences to Trump 'Lies'
Author: 0 Mark Sanford Blasts Lack of Consequences to Trump 'Lies'

Mark Sanford survived the fallout from his "hike" on the Appalachian Trail, but he couldn't survive the backlash to his past criticisms of President Trump . Less than three hours before polls closed Tuesday, Arrington was rewarded for her loyalty with an tweeted endorsement from the president, who said Sanford was "very unhelpful" and "nothing but trouble".

World News Civilians flee bombardment as Arab states pound Yemen port
Author: 0 Civilians flee bombardment as Arab states pound Yemen port

Fighters backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pushed toward the Yemeni port city of Hodeida on Thursday, on the second day of a battle that analysts say could be the bloodiest of the Yemen war. SABA reported late Wednesday the forces captured the town of Nakhilia in the district of ad-Durayhimi about 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) south of Hodeida International Airport.

Author: 0 Trump attacks Schumer over North Korea remarks, defends summit

North Korea committed only "to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". Though there is a possibility of direct communication between Trump and Kim, it may not necessarily be made in the manner of a "direct phone call", the source added.

World News Federal judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort ahead of trial
Author: 0 Federal judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort ahead of trial

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said that there was no way to restrain Manafort from contacting people if he remained on bail. A June 8 indictment accused Manafort and Konstantin Kilimnik , a Manafort aide and political operative, of having ties to Russian intelligence, with tampering with witnesses about their past lobbying for Ukraine's former pro-Russian government.

World News A Nobel Peace Prize for Donald Trump? Don't rule it out
Author: 0 A Nobel Peace Prize for Donald Trump? Don't rule it out

Mr Tybring-Gjedde and Mr Per-Willy Amundsen are members of the anti-immigrant Progress Party . The Nobels in economics, literature, physics and medicine are awarded in Sweden. Norwegian Progress Party leaders nominated the USA president a day after the summit ended. The meeting came after a relatively diplomatic year for North Korea.

World News Second Kansas City sheriff's deputy dies after being overpowered by inmate
Author: 0 Second Kansas City sheriff's deputy dies after being overpowered by inmate

The shooting happened Friday as an unidentified inmate was being moved. The proceeds from the memorial fund will be donated to the family through the Wyandotte County Sherriff's Office. Major Kelli Bailiff, of the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office, said it was possible the deputies were shot with their own weapons. Media outlets identified the inmate as Antoine Fielder who reportedly got hold of a deputy's firearm during the transfer.

World News Spanish port to accept 629 stranded migrants snubbed by Italy
Author: 0 Spanish port to accept 629 stranded migrants snubbed by Italy

Migrants are rescued by staff members of the MV Aquarius , a search-and-rescue ship run in partnership between SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres in the central Mediterranean Sea , on June 10. Malta, which is near the Aquarius' position, also refused the vessel permission to enter port. "The people we saved yesterday were in a hard condition, at least 50 were at risk of drowning".

World News Saudi-led assault on Yemen port begins despite dire warnings
Author: 0 Saudi-led assault on Yemen port begins despite dire warnings

The Red Sea port, controlled by the Iran-backed Houthi rebels who hail from northern Yemen , serves as the entry point for 70 percent of the impoverished country's imports as it teeters on the brink of starvation. " Hodeidah is a lifeline for millions and millions of Yemenis ", Iolanda Jaquemet , a spokeswoman from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), told RT.

World News Virginia's 2018 Midterm Primary is Tuesday
Author: 0 Virginia's 2018 Midterm Primary is Tuesday

Ann Groves Lloyd , the Democrat running in the special election in Wisconsin State Assembly District 42, conceded to Republican Jon Plumer, according to Lloyd's spokeswoman. Archie Parnell, a former Goldman Sachs managing director who has always been viewed as the Democratic frontrunner in the primary for the House seat representing South Carolina's 5th District, won his party's nomination Tuesday night, meaning he'll move forward to November despite divorce records made public last month ...

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman Breaks Down While Discussing North Korea Summit

I asked him, I said, 'I have something to say from North Korea and he just brushed me off. Not everyone was happy with Rodman getting so much air time around the event. "A great rebounder. You know when you think-Dennis was a great rebounder and he wasn't, relatively speaking, that tall", Trump said. He even got emotional when discussing the summit on CNN .

World News Merkel calls US retraction of support 'sobering and somewhat depressing'
Author: 0 Merkel calls US retraction of support 'sobering and somewhat depressing'

European leaders met ahead of the formal kickoff of the G7 summit where Merkel proposed a so-called "shared evaluation mechanism" on United States trade, which was enthusiastically backed by French President Emmanuel Macron and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, according to a French official who briefed reporters on the meeting.

World News What Happened In This Iconic Photo Of Angela Merkel & Donald Trump?
Author: 0 What Happened In This Iconic Photo Of Angela Merkel & Donald Trump?

Highlighting that the document is still "legally-binding" as far as Germany is concerned, Merkel said she would uphold it but her patience after Trump's about-face had worn thin. Shortly after that statement was published online, Trump complained about comments made by Trudeau and revoked his support. On Russia's possible return to the G7, Merkel said she could imagine it in the future but that the conditions had to be right for that.

World News Putin calls for boosting trade ties among SCO members
Author: 0 Putin calls for boosting trade ties among SCO members

Putin was speaking at the end of the Shanghai grouping's annual meeting of leaders in the Chinese port city of Qingdao. The group, which welcomed new members India and Pakistan, as well as the presidents of Iran and Mongolia, pledged to increase cooperation on energy and agriculture and create more favourable conditions on trade and investment.

Author: 0 India welcomes Trump-Kim summit; calls it 'positive development'

US forces in South Korea said it has "received no updated guidance on the execution or cessation of training exercises" and will continue to coordinate with South Korean partners and maintain the current posture until it receives an updated guidance from the Department of Defense or the Indo-Pacific Command.

World News Pres. Trump signals support for legislation easing U.S. ban on pot
Author: 0 Pres. Trump signals support for legislation easing U.S. ban on pot

Nine states, including California, along with the District of Columbia, have legalized marijuana use. As part of legalization, the Canadian government will probably inform citizens that admitting to marijuana use might get them barred from crossing the border into the United States of America, which classifies cannabis as a Schedule 1 drug with "no now accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse", according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

World News Dialogue with Trump could be 'constructive': Putin
Author: 0 Dialogue with Trump could be 'constructive': Putin

Aside from the United States, the G7 consists of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Britain. "I fully agree with him", he said , adding that personal meetings and work by experts are needed to tackle the issue. "I think it would be an asset to have Russian Federation back in", Trump said Saturday before he left the gathering to travel to Singapore. "We are pro-Italian, not pro-Russia", Di Maio told a radio interviewer, while stressing that Conte would make his own decisions when ...

World News As G7 feuds, Xi and Putin play up their own club
Author: 0 As G7 feuds, Xi and Putin play up their own club

Commenting on the G-7's statement, Putin said: "It's time to stop that chatter and deal with real issues". While his administration has hit the country with sanctions over its "malign activity around the globe", Trump himself has appeared reluctant to punish Putin.

World News Palestinians killed and injured at Gaza border
Author: 0 Palestinians killed and injured at Gaza border

At the same time, Israel has faced fierce criticism over its use of lethal force against Palestinian protesters on the Gaza Strip border with the Jewish state. The IDF Spokesperson Unit said, "IDF troops are reinforced along the Gaza Strip security fence in order to protect security infrastructure and defend Israeli civilians in the communities surrounding the Gaza Strip from the attempted terror attacks led by the Hamas terror organization".

World News Human rights campaigners lose Northern Ireland abortion appeal
Author: 0 Human rights campaigners lose Northern Ireland abortion appeal

In 2015, the High Court ruled that abortion legislation in Northern Ireland did violate human rights under European Union law. But a majority of the judges also found that the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission had no legal standing to bring its challenge against the laws as they dismissed it on a technicality.

World News Dennis Rodman will be in Singapore for USA-North Korea summit
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman will be in Singapore for USA-North Korea summit

Giuliani, in the same remarks in which he suggested Kim had "begged" for a meeting with Trump, said the USA would not meet with North Korea under threat of nuclear war. He said he longer wanted to use the term "maximum pressure" for his policy on North Korea because the two countries were getting along. "But I think you're going to have a very positive result in the end".

World News Meghan and the Queen to Travel on Overnight Train
Author: 0 Meghan and the Queen to Travel on Overnight Train

Prince Philip , who retired from public duties a year ago, did not attend the ceremony that involves more than 1,400 soldiers, 400 musicians and 200 horses. Black, grey and white horses, military guards including the Cold Stream and Irish guards in their elaborate dress uniforms and tall fur hats, and two enormous drum horses bearing kettle drums and riders took part in the ceremony, which ran for two hours.

World News I’ll know ‘within first minute’ if North Korea is serious at summit
Author: 0 I’ll know ‘within first minute’ if North Korea is serious at summit

Last year, North Korea conducted repeated missile tests, detonated its largest ever nuclear bomb, and said the United States was now within range of its weapons. After the real Donald Trump left the G7 summit early on Saturday to make his meeting with the real Kim Jong-un, he sent a series of tweets announcing his excitement.

Author: 0 Trump considering posthumous pardon for Muhammad Ali

Trump said that he wasn't thinking about pardoning either man, as neither has yet been convicted of a crime. In response to one reporter's question, Trump also confirmed that one name not on his list for potential pardons was O.J. Trump has also floated a possible pardon for TV personality Martha Stewart and potentially commuting the sentence of former IL governor Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted on corruption charges in 2011.

World News US Democrats lining up strong contenders for House
Author: 0 US Democrats lining up strong contenders for House

Mr. Trump said on Twitter Wednesday morning. "We'll have a good debate about which way this state should go". Californian voters took to the polls on Tuesday, June 5 for one of the most closely watched primaries leading up to the 2018 midterm elections.

World News Mexico hits US pork, grapes in retaliation against tariffs
Author: 0 Mexico hits US pork, grapes in retaliation against tariffs

The US officials conveyed President Donald Trump's clear goal for achieving a fair-trading relationship with China, it said, adding that the delegations will now report back to receive guidance on the path forward. "The prime minister raised the United States decision to apply tariffs to European Union steel and aluminium imports, which she said was unjustified and deeply disappointing", a spokesman for the prime minister told reporters.

World News Melania Trump attends first public event since kidney operation
Author: 0 Melania Trump attends first public event since kidney operation

It was the first time she has been seen since undergoing kidney surgery on May 14. Her security guards didn't feel it was safe for her to go out. On Wednesday, when Mrs. Hopefully, we'll know after tonight. A video also showed the First Lady escorting her husband, the president, into the ceremony but, again, it was from a distance, and has become something of a Zapruder film for 2018.

World News Reject single-use plastics now!
Author: 0 Reject single-use plastics now!

To help reduce waste and fight climate change, the Government of Canada has taken significant steps and is planning important new measures to protect the environment and promote clean growth, here at home and overseas. Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, made this known on Saturday at a news conference to officially kick-start the activities leading to the commemoration of the World Environment Day on the 5th June 2018.

World News Trump Confirms Summit With Kim on June 12, Says Pyongyang Wants Denuclearization
Author: 0 Trump Confirms Summit With Kim on June 12, Says Pyongyang Wants Denuclearization

The president, however, did not want to raise expectations. "They are meeting to see what needs to be done in the two weeks that remain", a senior U.S. The two men posed with the very large envelope in the Oval Office. The U.S. official said the high-stakes discussion in NY lasted a little more than two hours, until 11:25 a.m., well before the scheduled end at 1:30 p.m.

World News Supreme Court rules for Colorado baker in gay wedding cake case
Author: 0 Supreme Court rules for Colorado baker in gay wedding cake case

But the justices did not issue a definitive ruling on the circumstances under which people can seek exemptions from anti-discrimination laws based on their religious views. "This is about whether the government can use the coercive power of the state to force people to agree that was a good decision and celebrate those kind of marriages even if it violates their beliefs", Tedesco, continued.

World News North Korea's Kim Jong Un Replaces Military Leaders
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim Jong Un Replaces Military Leaders

But it was another topic that has embarrassed the President repeatedly - his reported reluctance to read - that tripped him up soon after the White House meeting, when he addressed White House reporters. And in the "Frunze Academy Affair", elite young officers who had been studying at Moscow's Frunze Academy, and were recalled home after the death of first-generation dictator Kim Il-sung, are believed to have plotted a regime overthrow.

World News Trump Tell Allies to Fix Trade After US Tariffs Strike
Author: 0 Trump Tell Allies to Fix Trade After US Tariffs Strike

Against this backdrop, we highlight some industries that could be impacted the most by the tariffs. The spokesperson said the government stands by its analysis that the total value of the goods subject to tariffs is 16.6 billion Canadian dollars.

World News US defence chief decries Chinese 'intimidation'
Author: 0 US defence chief decries Chinese 'intimidation'

He Lei, the head of the Chinese delegation to the dialogue, said the islands were Chinese territory and it was "a sovereign and legal right for China to place our army and military weapons there". warships a "provocation" which violated global laws, and blamed the United States for growing militarization of the region. Senior Colonel Zhao Xiaozhuo said a USA move to send two warships into China's "territorial waters" was a violation of law, and an "obvious provocation to China's national ...

World News Summit With North Korea Is Back On
Author: 0 Summit With North Korea Is Back On

In sentences that were printed on White House stationery, Trump, in an uncharacteristically warm and congenial tone, said he was canceling the summit because of North Korea's harsh comments about USA officials. Did Kim Jong Un send Trump that big envelope? A meeting with Trump would be a huge win for Kim, and insiders say the U.S. and North Korea aren't close to reaching a deal that would make it worth the US's time.

World News Ex-FBI official McCabe gives memo on Comey firing to Mueller
Author: 0 Ex-FBI official McCabe gives memo on Comey firing to Mueller

Trump tweeted before taking off on a fundraising trip to Texas. Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel one week after Comey was sacked. Oh for Pete's sake. On Wednesday night, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani referred to Mueller's team as "a lynching mob" during an appearance on the FOX News program " Hannity ".

World News Iran, Syria deny existence of Iranian military presence in country
Author: 0 Iran, Syria deny existence of Iranian military presence in country

While US President Donald Trump has floated the idea of withdrawing American troops from Syria, multiple officials from the Pentagon and the State Department have said the US troops are going nowhere, and that territories liberated from IS by SDF will not be returned to the Syrian government unless Assad leaves power.

World News Gaza militants launch barrages across border, Israel hits back with air strikes
Author: 0 Gaza militants launch barrages across border, Israel hits back with air strikes

The earlier firing of some 28 mortar shells toward Israel caused no injuries, with most intercepted by air defence systems, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed a forceful response. Palestinians and their supporters say a lot of the protesters have been unarmed civilians and Israel was utilizing extreme power towards them. One exploded in the yard of a kindergarten before it was due to open.

World News Did the Trump Administration Lose Immigrant Children?
Author: 0 Did the Trump Administration Lose Immigrant Children?

It was created to accommodate an influx of children fleeing to the United States from Central America. During immigration votes in the Senate in February, a bill that would've included that "fix", along with other immigration policies favored by the Trump administration, only earned 39 votes - with 14 Republicans voting against it.

World News Police release body cam video of woman's arrest at New Jersey beach
Author: 0 Police release body cam video of woman's arrest at New Jersey beach

The third video begins with the officer grabbing Weinman's hair and forcing her to the ground as she screams, struggles, curses and tells him repeatedly to get off of her. Troiano said the officers' body camera footage will show a different story, including the woman's spitting at the officers and kicking one in the groin.

World News Russia, USA and Jordan to meet on southern Syria amid tensions: RIA
Author: 0 Russia, USA and Jordan to meet on southern Syria amid tensions: RIA

The disputed area is primarily to the east of the Euphrates River, along the northern border which Syria shares with Turkey . "If not, we're going to resort.to liberating those areas by force". "We can not separate one from another, the (Iranian) nuclear program from Tehran's missile program and Iran's malign behavior in our region", he said.

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