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by | April 16, 2017 | 05:54

In an effort to keep cannabis away from youth and its profits from criminals, it would also set the legal minimum age for purchasing pot at 18, according to federal officials. The government still has to debate the bill and provinces will have to draft their own regulations for sale. "We're going to change that". In fact, Canada is the first developed country to fully legalize marijuana since the war on drugs started in the 1970s.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:52

Trump's break with precedent has raised questions about possible conflicts of interest. Similar protests took place across the country , with more than 120 planned in different cities. "He is the most corrupt we've ever had", Rice said. She carried a sign that read: "You're a 3 at best". She says there's nothing to prevent Trump from releasing his income taxes and that "the simple truth is he's got a lot to hide".

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:49

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon said the "power of Allied force" is as relevant today as in 1917. "Their Royal Highnesses were joined by the Governor General of Canada, the President of France François Hollande and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ", the caption read.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:43

The coalition's report comes amid concerns over rising civilian casualties in the fight against the terror group as coalition forces push to retake the city of Mosul, Daesh's stronghold in Iraq. "The total number of credible reports during this time period was 15", the US-led coalition said, without specifying how many civilians were killed in these incidents .

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:42

Trump will host NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office in the afternoon, and the two men will answer questions in a joint press conference. Beijing would also commemorate how the Syria strikes had driven a wedge between Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin. After North Korea launched four extended-range scud missiles into the Sea of Japan in a reported rehearsal for strikes on USA bases in Japan, the Japanese government began looking into options to not only boost ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:40

Le Pen also said in the interview that France would have the backing of member states including Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece when she re-negotiates European Union treaties. Ms Le Pen was for months expected to win the April 23rd vote. On Friday, she shrugged off the prosecutors' move. Both candidates have lost ground, however.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:40

Mansour said 17 SDF members had been killed in the strike south of Tabqa, a strategically important town south of Raqqa - one fewer than the number given by US Central Command. In Washington , State Department spokesman Mark Toner called Assad's comments "an attempt by him to throw up false flags, create confusion". In an AFP interview Wednesday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad dismissed reports of the chemical attack as "100% fabrication" - an assertion at odds with numerous witness ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:38

It is particularly significant that Jadhav's arrest was announced even as Pakistani investigating officials were being shown evidence of the attack on the Pathankot airbase in India. The Indian side also conveyed that it will appeal the order and is studying the Pakistan Army Act for the same. A delegation from Pakistan led by its Maritime Security Agency (MSA) was to visit New Delhi April 16-19 to discuss issues related to the frequent arrests of fishermen transgressing maritime borders.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:38

The report from August will be reviewed during the criminal investigation, Gwinnett police spokeswoman Cpl. As the driver stands with his hands raised, a sign of surrender, Bongiovanni rears back and punches the driver whose hands remain raised.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:33

And Putin, who US intelligence agencies say tried to help Trump get elected, insisted that relations with the USA had only gone downhill since Trump took office in January. "There is a low level of trust between our two countries", Tillerson said after the meeting. During his 2016 campaign, Trump said he would decide whether to honor the commitment to protect the Baltic republics against Russian aggression, based on whether those countries "have fulfilled their obligations to us".

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:30

Trump hasn't named China a "currency manipulator". The administration's first report to Congress on foreign exchange policies of USA trading partners continues the stance of the Obama administration, putting those and four other countries on a watch list, though using a much tougher tone.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:30

At the top of the charts sat last week's repeat winners, The Boss Baby ($26.3 million) and Beauty And The Beast ($ 25 million ), unfazed in their moneymaking supremacy by the damning C+ reviews issued by this very website. Flash-forward six years, and the third (and presumably final) Smurfs movie is a little better . For Paramount, this is yet another big blow following several other box office flops including Martin Scorsese's Oscar-nominated Silence and last summer's Ben-Hur remake.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:23

The Senate held a vote to decide whether states should be allowed to refuse to give Planned Parenthood any of their family planning funding. Trump's action erases a rule that was finalized shortly before President Barack Obama left office in January.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:15

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has blamed all those in the African National Congress (ANC), including those who voted for the party, for what he calls South Africa's current crisis. UDM leader Bantu Holomisa said the march was not a numbers game but was meant to deliver a message. The EFF's Julius Malema said South Africa can not be defeated by what he called an "illiterate president".

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:13

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer promised Tuesday that negotiators are still working behind the scenes to bring together the centrist and far-right wings of the House Republicans to approve a health care bill. The only victor in both cases would be further growth of government bureaucracy, and the large health systems and insurance companies (special interests) feeding at the trough of taxpayer subsidies - probably the real reason for the Republican establishment's lost zeal for repeal.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:09

The North views the strike as telegraphing what the Trump administration's plans are for its regime. North Korean defectors are crashing Kim Il Sung's birthday party with helium balloon launches. The parade may also feature some of the country's most valuable military hardware, such as its prototype intercontinental ballistic missiles. Kim, the analyst, said it's likely that North Korea is also developing solid-fuel ICBMs, and that some of the rockets inside the canisters on Saturday might ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:13

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has defended the timeline of the executions, citing the expiration date of the state's supply of midazolam. Arkansas was prepared to execute two of the inmates by lethal injection early next week. Medical experts who testified before Baker said that the final drug, potassium chloride, causes considerable pain when injected and is typically diluted when given to patients.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:08

BEIRUT (AP) - Thousands of Syrians evacuated from their besieged towns have spent the night on buses at an exchange point as a much criticized population transfer deal stalls, activists and residents said Saturday. Food has been distributed but those on board the buses do not have access to toilets. My house, land and belongings are all in al-Foua", Mehdi Tahhan said.A Madaya resident, speaking from the bus garage inside Aleppo, said people had been waiting there since late on Friday, and ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:08

In Tanta, a bomb hidden under a church pew was detonated. On Wednesday, the Interior Ministry announced that it managed to reach the identity of the person who committed the suicide attack against the church of St. Egypt had been ruled under emergency law - which allows police expanded powers of arrest and surveillance - for decades before 2012. The attacks came only weeks before Pope Francis plans to visit Egypt to promote peace and dialogue between Christians and Muslims in the country.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:06

George's Cathedral in the city of Tanta, while at least 17 people died at St. Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria, the historic seat of the Coptic pope. The explosive device was pre-planted in the prayer hall, according to Al-Manar broadcaster.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:06

A huge vehicle bomb has blasted a convoy of coaches carrying evacuees from government-held towns in Syria, killing at least 39 people. The Syrian Civil Defense in Aleppo province, also known as the White Helmets , said their volunteers pulled at least 100 bodies from the site of the explosion.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:00

A police officer walks to a house to advise residents to evacuate as fears grow about possible storm surges at high tide in Ohope, New Zealand. "It was quite scary". It also tracked further east than thought so Auckland wasn't badly hit. The storm was expected to move south overnight on Thursday, reaching the capital, Wellington, on Friday morning.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:00

But ISIS later released a counter-statement denying that any of its militants were killed or injured in the blast attack. Afghanistan's Defense Ministry reported on April 14 that 36 IS fighters had been killed in the bombing in Achin district, which targeted a tunnel complex used a as a command center and ammuntions depot by the IS which had been mined against conventional ground attacks.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:03

The opposition blames Maduro for the economic crisis. Venezuela's powerful new vice president, Tareck El Aissami, declared Saturday's demonstration "illegal and unconstitutional", because the opposition had not received official permission for it.

by | April 16, 2017 | 05:01

Mr Trump said it was "certainly possible" though "probably unlikely ". Syria's government has denied responsibility for the gas attack that killed at least 87 people, many of whom were children. Tillerson said , "The reign of the Assad family is coming to an end". Mr Tillerson also alleged the Syrian regime has used weapons such as chlorine bombs more than 50 times in the past.

by | April 16, 2017 | 04:50

The contentious transfer of the population, hammered out after rebels lost control of Aleppo in December, stalled overnight as the government and rebels argued over who should be evacuated. On Friday, a convoy of 75 buses arrived in Aleppo, evacuating thousands from the cities under attack. People waiting in the Ramousah garage heard the blast, and said they feared revenge attacks by pro-government forces.

by | April 16, 2017 | 04:48

But Assad said it was possible to fake video and suggested the whole incident had been staged. Painful, indiscriminate and long-lasting agony for babies, women and the elderly. "The Syrian strikes last week hasten the interest, but what I am working on with my colleagues is not with respect to action in Syria", said Sen. However, he added that for the Russian president "to sacrifice him, he needs the Americans to offer a deal which will allow him to save face and also retain Russian influence ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 04:48

Zuma will decide the timing of his own exit". The ratings agency joins Standard & Poor's in stripping the nation of its investment-grade credit rating, leaving only Moody's yet to downgrade - although it is also now reviewing its score for South Africa.

by | April 16, 2017 | 04:46

Another resident said he knew of two separate families who had been killed in their homes. "You can see they are carrying the flag of South Sudan", the second resident said, also on condition of anonymity. Government spokesman, Michael Makuei, could not confirm the fighting in Wau on Monday but said that rebel troops had ambushed a government convoy this past weekend, killing two officers with the rank of brigadier and major.

by | April 16, 2017 | 04:42

The Manchester City manager believes there is much work to do if he is to replicate his past successes. Having endured four negative results on the bounce - as City drew 0-0 with Stoke, 1-1 with Liverpool, 2-2 with Arsenal and then lost 2-1 at Chelsea - the club got back to winning ways in quite comfortable fashion with a 3-1 success over Hull .

by | April 16, 2017 | 04:42

The military parade came a day after China warned that diplomacy was needed to defuse rising tensions that could quickly escalate into a full-blown crisis . That means the much-anticipated April 15 North Korean holiday has ended without any event that would trigger a possible US attack, and therefore, possible World War III.

by | April 16, 2017 | 04:40

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday laid bare the deepened rift caused over Syria and other issues with Russian Federation, and said that relations between Washington and Moscow "may be at an all-time low". And he pointed to Serbia, Iraq and Libya and says it all ends badly. Russian Federation has never publicly acknowledged any such attacks by Assad's forces and has tried for the past 18 months to help him expand his authority in Syria.

by | April 16, 2017 | 04:40

On Wednesday afternoon, after witnessing ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe climbing down in a press conference from his earlier criticism of President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle, Mcebisi Jonas immediately resigned his position as an ANC MP.

by | April 16, 2017 | 04:35

Two other passengers, a 30-year old pregnant woman and a 50-year old man, were treated for light injuries, after the tram made an emergency stop. The incident occurred in a train carriage on the light rail network near the walled Old City.

by | April 16, 2017 | 04:31

Military vehicles carry missiles with characters reading "Pukkuksong" during the military parade in North Korean marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung. South Korea's Yonhap news agency cited an unnamed South Korean intelligence source as saying the missile appeared to have not flown far from its land-based launch site.