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by | April 19, 2018 | 02:39

The Greens' plan would redefine cannabis as a legal substance in a regulated market and will redirect resources into treatment. Senator Di Natale said the war on drugs isn't working and the prohibition of cannabis causes more harm than it prevents.

by | April 19, 2018 | 02:36

First, there were the increased paychecks for people like Rebecca , Brianna , Laura , and Debra . President Trump is praising the strength of the economy and his tax overhaul. The hyper-partisanship around the president and his tax reform has created a fog of confusion among Americans. But when Republicans reduced corporate rates on American companies to 21 percent in tax reform so they can gain these benefits for American workers, making their American employers internationally ...

by | April 19, 2018 | 02:39

We have a context of division and doubt in Europe . He said that selfishness must be stopped as there was a risk of a European "civil war". Macron was speaking at the invitation of the European Parliament, which has asked leaders of all the member states to give their views on the EU's future following Brexit .

by | April 19, 2018 | 02:37

Protests in Armenia have continued for the sixth straight day shutting Yerevan's downtown. Initiated by Nikol Pashinyan , oppositionist MP, leader of #MyStep movement, protests and civil disobedience actions are aimed against election of Serzh Sargsyan , the ex-president, leader of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) as prime minister.

by | April 19, 2018 | 02:36

Gates one through six are now closed at the stadium. The Toronto Blue Jays haven't had to cancel a game since 2001 thanks to the retractable roof at the Rogers Centre . There's been an incredible wave of postponements thanks to weather across Major League Baseball this year, with 22 through Sunday (the second-most MLB has had through April since 2000, with the month only half-over), and so the San Diego Padres chose to show off their good weather Sunday and declare that their game would ...

by | April 19, 2018 | 02:36

According to one of her former officials, May could seek a compromise on a customs deal if it meant safeguarding the United Kingdom by preventing the return of a hard border with Ireland, which remains an European Union member. Lawmaker Anna Soubry, a former Conservative business minister who has put her name to amendments to other bills in the lower chamber pushing for a customs union, retweeted a Twitter post saying "Lords batter the govt".

by | April 19, 2018 | 02:21

Abe weathered both scandals previous year, but the discovery of new evidence reignited the charges. As Trump stopped to make brief remarks to a reporter, confusion ensued when the president appeared to suggest, in response to a shouted question, that he had spoken directly with North Korea's non-tie-wearing dictator, Kim Jong Un.

by | April 19, 2018 | 02:08

UAE armed forces have intercepted a drone targeting Arab coalition forces in Western Yemen . Years of United Nations mediatory efforts by the United Nations and other worldwide players have failed to bring a peaceful resolution to the ongoing conflict in Yemen.

by | April 19, 2018 | 02:10

La Liga: Deportivo La Coruna 0 drew with Sevilla 0; Celta Vigo 2 (Castro 45, Aspas 82) drew with Barcelona 2 (Dembele 36, Alcacer 64); Villarreal 2 (Vţctor Ruiz 42, Bacca 55) bt Leganes 1 (Brasanac 82). We were in control of the game at 2-1 up, but then the red card and they threw themselves at us", Valverde told reporters. "It is one more point and now we need two victories to be champions".

by | April 19, 2018 | 02:04

Swift was also not home at the time. The Associated Press reports police found a knife, rope, ammunition, and more masks in gloves inside of the vehicle he drove to the residence owned by Swift. The news comes just days after a man named Justin Lilly was arrested for trying to scale the wall into Swift's home while yelling the singer's name.

by | April 19, 2018 | 02:05

The attacks were just six kilometres away from the tournament's primary event site at Main Break. The WSL said it has no plans to abandon the event in the future, but shark fears could threaten a new deal securing the competition's place on the elite tour.

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:58

That image changed slightly this year as state media placed an increasing spotlight on Diaz-Canel's public appearances, including remarks to the press last month that included his promise to make Cuba's government more responsive to its people.

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:57

The island has experienced a few large-scale outages in recent months, but the Wednesday blackout is the first to affect all 1.4 million of Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority customers. It snarled traffic across the island, forced dozens of businesses with no generators to temporarily close and interrupted classes and work. "We are working in areas that are quite crowded with high voltage lines", he said.

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:51

Temperatures are projected to reach the mid-90s with humidity below 10 percent and winds gusting to 40 miles per hour (64 kph). At the fire near Woodward, spokesman John Nichols said firefighters worked Monday to strengthen fire lines in preparation for the gusty weather Tuesday.

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:52

Just under a year ago, a terrorist detonated a bomb at the end of Grande's show in Manchester, England, killing 22 concert-goers and injuring dozens more . It was actually Ariana's mother Joan who first teamed the news, almost 24 hours before Ari herself did anything. Following the devastating attack, Grande became Manchester's first honorary citizen for her response to the bombing, and for organising the concert just two weeks on.

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:52

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed is working to break up with Saudi Arabia due to disapproval of Saudi policies in the region, according to secret diplomatic documents published by Lebanese newspaper Al Akhbar. In 2017, the government said it would lift the ban as part of ambitious economic and social reforms that include retaining money that Saudis now spend on entertainment in trips to Dubai, Bahrain and elsewhere.

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:49

Maroney pointed to personnel overhauls at USA Gymnastics , Michigan State and the USOC as signs of progress, though much work remains to be done. Wieber was on the "Fierce Five" team that won gold in 2012. "Learning from everything that's come out, I never should have met him". Authorities say Nassar victimized more than 260 women, including several of Maroney's Olympic team mates.

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:45

We have faith she is in heaven and we know life will go on - as she would have it. Stapleton's mother is a first cousin to Mrs. Do you remember in 2001 when Barbara and George H.W. "Her legacy will long be remembered and I extend my condolences to the entire Bush family during this hard time". With her former president husband still at her side, former first lady Barbara Bush has made a decision to decline further medical treatment for health problems and focus instead on "comfort ...

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:46

The notice goes on to state that this activity has been reported to the US and United Kingdom governments by " multiple sources ", including private and public-sector cyber security research organisations and allies. "Australian cyber security centre ... believes that probably 400 Australian companies were subject (hacker attacks)", said she. Routers direct data traffic across the internet.

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:36

Fox News stood by Hannity in a statement Tuesday, saying that the network was previously unaware of his connection to Cohen but that the host had its full support. "I have occasionally had brief discussions with him about legal questions about which I wanted his input and perspective". For what it's worth, Stephanopoulos offered an apology over his failure to disclose the donation and ABC - like Fox did with Hannity - announced that it would stand behind him.

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:33

In a new report , the Partnership for Public Service recapped IRS's efforts and how that will play apart in tax seasons going forward. Today is on the national calendar as the final day to file federal taxes for 2017. The agency is estimating more than 5 million people will attempt to file their returns today. Mark Everson, the vice chairman of tax advisory firm AlliantGroup LP, who served as IRS commissioner from 2003 to 2007, said that the system failure shows Congress has to work with ...

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:28

Some users might start getting the update in Chrome's built-in updater, but this doesn't seem to be happening for everyone right away. Google announced it will conduct a "small percentage trial" with Chrome 66 for a feature called Site Isolation .

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:25

Their message is to encourage students to register to vote and join the effort to end gun violence. "I was 15 when I started this; I'm a newly-turned 16 year old", she said. "I'm a child from the 60s; I've been there", Sisson said. "I can't speak for other districts, maybe it's different in more rural districts but most people here think it's a bad idea".

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:24

The day before thousands of Syrian citizens, along with various political and religious forces, gathered in the main squares and streets of various provinces, including Damascus , Homs and Aleppo, in which they repudiated the devious western tripartite attack on Syria.

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:20

The Global Air Report further explained that China and India are the main states responsible for over half of the deaths caused by pollution, but as of 2016 India is now ahead of China as it has garnered over 1 million deaths caused by contamination, along with Pakistan and Bangladesh which have also experienced the most abrupt increases in air pollution levels since 2010.

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:19

Surprisingly, parts of northern and central OH will see a little snow on the grass for the second time in three days in the middle of April. Yet another system will spread more snow into parts of the Rockies and High Plains late-week. Accumulations will be less than an inch, though perhaps a little more north of USA 30, with little or no snow on sticking to colder surfaces in the Scioto River valley.

by | April 19, 2018 | 01:12

Roberge and two other Quebecers, have pleaded guilty to smuggling cocaine worth about $16 million USA packed in suitcases aboard the MS Sea Princess during a seven-week cruise in 2016 from Britain to Ireland, the United States, Bermuda, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Chile then Australia .

by | April 18, 2018 | 09:17

When they washed their find, they realised it was a piece of silver, according to local media. About 100 of the coins are from the reign of King Harald Bluetooth of Denmark: the largest find of such coins in the southern Baltic region, the office says.

by | April 18, 2018 | 09:12

Why yes, that is like 90 percent of the baseball bat snapping off the handle upon impact. That ball left Harper's bat - his broken bat, I should say - at 99.2 miles per hour and it traveled 406 feet. Not even a broken bat can stop Bryce Harper. The 25-year-old former NL MVP has hit 158 home runs so far in his career, boosting his total with the solo shot in the first inning.

by | April 18, 2018 | 07:05

However, there will be no threat to BJP-PDP ( Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party) coalition as the development will enable the BJP to bring in new faces in the two-year-old Mehbooba Mufti Cabinet. "It was portrayed that the entire Jammu region was siding with rapists", he said. There were reports that the BJP has chose to recast its ministers in the cabinet and there was no threat to the BJP-PDP coalition government.

by | April 18, 2018 | 06:52

The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL) has risen 15.17% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.43% the S&P500. Stelac Advisory Services LLC acquired a new position in Johnson & Johnson in the fourth quarter valued at $108,000.

by | April 18, 2018 | 06:28

The US, Britain and France launched airstrikes against multiple places in Syria early Saturday following US President Donald Trump's order despite global warnings against further escalation of the situation in the Arab country and across the Middle East.

by | April 18, 2018 | 06:31

Calling for fellow EU leaders to follow his example in launching a public dialogue on Europe's future, Macron said the EU required reform to strengthen what he called " European sovereignty " in the world. "Do we sit back, do we defend [human] rights by saying: rights are for us, principles are for us, and realities are for others?" Macron then amended his comment to say that neither country wants to maintain a perpetual presence in the war-torn country.

by | April 18, 2018 | 06:26

On Fox's show "The Five", panelist Juan Williams said Hannity had some questions to answer. Critics immediately pounced on the potential conflicts of interest. Stewart once called Hannity the " most loathsome dude" at Fox News . Later in the day, the network's 8 p.m. host Tucker Carlson strongly defended Hannity .

by | April 18, 2018 | 06:09

The first melee started around 7:15 p.m. Sunday in a dorm housing about 250 inmates. It took until 3 a.m. for authorities to restore order to the facility as the fights raged out of control for hours. "The COs [corrections officers] never even attempted to render aid, nor quell the disturbance", he said. Lee Correctional Institution has had inmate issues in the past.