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Canadian lawmakers call for legalizing recreational marijuana

Canada's 10 provinces and three territories have the authority to increase, but not decrease, the minimum age for use and impose additional requirements for personal cultivation. But the federal task force recommended marijuana not be sold with alcohol. Goodale said Canadian tourists "should never lie" to border guards and suggested he had raised the issue with US officials. Read More »

Theresa May's Election Opportunity

The minister said he looked long and hard round the room to check facial expressions as the Prime Minister said more or less what she said at the lecture in the street outside. There is also the risk that the Liberal Democrats, traditionally Britain's third-largest party, could eat into the Conservatives' vote; the Liberals remain enthusiastically pro-European, and could attract younger British voters who are frustrated by the anti-EU sentiment which now dominates the country's political elite. Read More »

FBI investigated Trump campaign advisors Russia links

The payments in 2007 and 2009 came before Manafort became involved in Trump's campaign. The Justice Department did not immediately respond to requests for comment from Reuters , which could not independently confirm the Post story. Page's role as an adviser to the Trump campaign drew alarm past year from more-established foreign-policy experts in part because of Page's praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin and his criticism of USA sanctions over Moscow's military intervention in ... Read More »

Chelsea fail to record shot on target in humbling Man Utd defeat

The Premier League title race took a tantalising twist as leaders Chelsea suffered a 2-0 defeat at Manchester United . Chelsea which led by 11 points in February now have 75 points while Spurs have 71, with six matches to go. Ashley Young's hunger for the game is still strong notwithstanding uncertainty over his future in Manchester United . A curling Pedro shot deflected over as Chelsea looked to reduce the deficit, although Rashford's strength and willingness could have brought a ... Read More »

Pence says US stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

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We want to hear from you. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence waves with his wife Karen Pence and his two daughters Charlotte and Audrey, right, before they leave for Japan , at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, today. bases in the country. Under the best conditions, missile interceptors fail more than half the time , records show . Another official, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss an intelligence matter, said the missile was a Scud variant that the US calls a KN-17. Read More »

Trump, unlike Europe, congratulates Turkey's Erdogan on referendum win

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Election authorities have said preliminary results showed 51.4 percent of voters had backed the biggest overhaul of Turkish politics since the founding of the modern republic, a far narrower margin than Erdogan had been seeking. In another challenge to Turkey's European partners, Erdogan said a separate referendum might be held on putting an end to its EU candidacy. The increasing polarization of Turkish society has long anxious observers, who note the dangers of deepening societal ... Read More »

Russia BLOCKS United Nations from condemning Syrian chemical attack

Tillerson's trip to Russia, his first as secretary of state, followed just days after a US missile strike against the regime of Assad, a Russian ally. Jens Stoltenberg, who heads up the 28-member North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance, said that "any use of chemical weapons is unacceptable. those accountable must be held responsible". Read More »

Pence says still "a chance" diplomacy can stop North Korea

The North, which is intent on developing a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of reaching the mainland United States, defied global pressure Sunday with a test that failed immediately after launch, AFP added. Tensions on the peninsula have ratcheted up in recent weeks amid saber-rattling from the USA and North Korea and analysts' warnings that North Korea is preparing for a sixth nuclear test. Read More »

Keeping 3.5mm Headphone Jack Makes Majority Of Mobile Users Glad

But S8 Mini will be a mid-range smartphone. A quick search on the Wi-Fi Alliance website reveals a certified Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus that carries model number SM-G955U1. Galaxy S8 Plus is not the upgrade you would expect over the Galaxy S7 Edge, but it will surely attract the glances of other phone enthusiasts. After much anticipation, on 29 March 2017, Samsung finally announced its new flagship: the Samsung Galaxy S8. Read More »

All your burning questions about the snap general election answered

Granted, it looks stunning contrasted against her red lipstick, which is a statement in itself, but it is too solid for my liking. "This is her chance to say to the country "This is my vision for Brexit" and she has said that she is going to deliver Brexit and it makes her hand stronger to negotiate with the European Union 27 who are not united on an outcome for Brexit; most vote for a free trade deal with the UK", she added. Read More »

Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8

Growth is faster than expected, consumer confidence is high and unemployment low, but the economy may be poised to pass its peak as consumers start to feel the strain from rising prices. It is of course impossible to be certain of how polling support will translate into seats, particularly in a contest which is likely to be dominated by the debate over Brexit, which might outweigh party loyalties for many voters. Read More »

Anti-Jon Ossoff SuperPac Is Funded By 'Dark Money' Group

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It will be a steeper challenge for Ossoff, as Handel will nearly certainly benefit from her party coalescing around a single candidate in a conservative leaning district. Asked why the President chose to record the robocall, the official said the President had become "such a big issue in the race". FiveThirtyEight points out, however, that "Democrats need to pick up only 24 seats to win back the House, so even though this is the type of seat that Democrats probably want to be competitive in, ... Read More »

EA officially unveils Star Wars: Battlefront II's reveal trailer and release date

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Today's extended trailer (below) reiterates that the multiplayer battles in Battlefront 2 will take place across all eras of Star Wars . They're being catered to in Battlefront 2 as well. That way, he said, players will "find new ways of personalizing them to their play style". Heroes & Villains was one of my favourite modes in the original Battlefront . Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ set to launch in India…

AT&T and Samsung are working together in creating the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 Active smartphone. Same is expected to be the case with the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 Active. It was surprising that the iris scanner of the Samsung Galaxy S8 might actually be better compared to FBI's fingerprinting technology, Business Insider reported . Read More »

MPs to vote on motion calling for general election

British Prime Minister Theresa May stunned her nation today by announcing an early general election, to be held on June 8, 2017. The second factor driving investor optimism is that an election is likely to allow the Brexit referendum voters who futilely supported "remain", the so-called 48 percent, to make their feelings known again. Read More »

Alabama governor's resignation and guilty plea followed state supreme court order

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The committee on Monday started what was expected to be days of hearings leading to a vote on possible impeachment, but Bentley's departure stopped the process cold. Media found the new governor dining at Martin's restaurant where she happily told them what she'd had from the menu. Moreover, Bentley must forfeit the remaining $36,912 in his campaign account to the state treasury, AL.com reported. Read More »

Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

Washington is anxious that North Korea may soon build a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the United States. The vice president reassured South Korea that the United States has its back in the face of mounting threats from North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un. Read More »

Japan says differences with U.S. on economic talks

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A Japanese official says a difference in approach remains with the US despite an agreement on a framework for new bilateral economic talks. Responding to a question on recent comments made by U.S. Both Sinotruk and Triangle said they were unaware that their products were used in North Korea's military parade. Papering over differences, Aso made it clear that the terms of US-Japan trade had a regional dimension, perhaps holding out hope that any bilateral agreement could be eventually be ... Read More »

Organization Provides Easter Egg Hunt for Children with Disabilities

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The church stuffed more than 3,000 eggs with candy, small toys and stickers. The event at People's Church brought families like the Maynards out, and mom Breanne says flawless weather helped create a great atmosphere for her two kids. "We have a desire to minister to the community", said Powell. This past Saturday the Douglas Dispatch, along with other businesses in our community, hosted its annual Easter egg hunt. Read More »

Toronto commemorates 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Vimy also wasn't the first choice for Canada's First World War memorial. Vimy was the most successful part of the Battle of Arras in April 1917, as the Canadians pushed up and captured the strategically important ridge from the Germans. A woman turns on electronic candles during a vigil to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge in Ottawa , Ontario, on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Read More »

EU's Brexit plans unchanged by United Kingdom vote: Spokesman

Ms May's Conservatives , who were split on the issue of European Union membership ahead of last year's referendum, are now far ahead of Labour, the main opposition party, according to opinion polls. But asked if he would stand down as leader if the party lost the election, he said: "We are campaigning to win this election, that's the only question now". Read More »

Chinese-origin doctor dragged off United Airlines flight files court papers

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When airlines have to bump a passenger off a flight involuntarily, it usually happens at the gate, not on the plane. United Airlines officials had selected Dao as one of four passengers who would be re-accommodated on a later flight. Flight 3411 was sold out - passengers had boarded, and every seat was filled - when the airline discovered that it needed to find room for four crew members. Read More »

Trump vows to solve dairy dispute with Canada

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Trump is targeting information-technology outsourcing companies that use the visas to hire low-paid, less-skilled workers. This year, the government received almost 200,000 applications - though that number marks a large decrease in applications for the first time in years . Read More »

Trump rallies Georgia Republicans for election

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Ossoff , a 30-year-old former congressional staffer , was the lone Democrat in the race. Much of the energy and rage that has electrified the left since Trump was elected president has been channeled Ossoff's way. Handel vowed to be both a check on Trump and a reliably conservative vote in Congress. The district covers a portion of north metro Atlanta area including parts of Fulton, Cobb and DeKalb counties. Read More »

Google Earth Gets Revival with Tools for Exploration

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When it's toggled and you search for a new place, the slow, dramatic rotation feels cinematic. Another new feature is the " This is Home " feature, where Google Earth will allow us to explore and learn how other cultures live around the world and what their home looks like, allowing us to see how the definition of home differs depending on different cultures. Read More »

Theresa May's announcement catches United Kingdom off guard

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MPs must approve decision to dissolve Parliament part-way through full term. May has repeatedly said she does not want to be distracted by time-consuming campaigning - but opinion polls give her a strong lead, the economy is weathering the Brexit vote and she has faced opposition from her own party for some of her domestic reforms. Read More »

Facebook Spaces for Oculus VR launches today

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Facebook thinks it can make make VR more social, and now it has an actual product so people can spend time with other real people in a virtual world. " We eventually want to be on all the VR platforms ", Facebook product manager Mike Booth told me. Read More »

Pence Admits Syria, Afghanistan Were Used as Props to Warn North Korea

North Korea has repeatedly ignored China's calls for denuclearization and other steps to calm tensions on the peninsula, and relations between the two are believed to have sunk to their lowest level in years. Can the administration present an intensification of economic sanctions, possibly in conjunction with China, as the very tough action that it has promised? However, North Korea didn't respond to Wu's request to visit Pyongyang, according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency. Read More »

In U-turn, May calls for snap United Kingdom poll in June

She said the divisions risk undermining Britain's position in Brexit negotiations that lie ahead. Currently, the Conservative Party has 330 seats, Labour has 229, the SNP has 54, Liberal Democrats have nine. Millions of people up and down the country who voted Conservative before, many of who have never voted any other way, are now horrified about the approach this Conservative Brexit Government are taking. Read More »

Republican senator wishes Trump spent less time at Mar-a-Lago

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Trump chose that moment of indulgence to inform Xi that US cruise missiles had been fired into Syria. "They've all been outplayed by this gentleman and we'll see what happens". Another aspect of all this that has not been touched on frequently, is how Trump's entire extended family, children and grandchildren have to be protected by the Secret Service - which reportedly is now woefully understaffed, according to CBS News. Read More »

Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum

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The opposition CHP party will present an appeal for the annulment of the referendum to the High Electoral Board (YSK) on Tuesday. The French government said it would "follow with great care" the worldwide monitors' final report in coming weeks, particularly in relation to a reported last-minute change of rules by the electoral boards to allow ballots that had not been officially stamped. Read More »

When the lady was not for turning on an early election

The margin reached 20 points in the latest polls. "We need a general election and we need one now", May said. If you want to keep Britain in the Single Market. Only the Liberal Democrats, a minority party, opposes Brexit . In contrast, she said "every vote for the Conservatives means we can stick to our plan for a stronger Britain and take the right long-term decisions for a more secure future". Read More »

Sterling soars; stocks and US dollar off on geopolitical angst

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Both the Conservative and Labour Party say they want to carry out last year's vote to leave the European Union, so calling off Brexit looks very unlikely. "The British elections do not change our EU-27 plans", said Preben Aaman, who was asked about the impact of the elections on the timetable for negotiations, which European officials said could start at the end of May. Read More »

Pence says South Korea-US free trade agreement to be reviewed, reformed

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Earlier Monday, US Vice President Mike Pence visited the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea as part of his 10-day trip around the Asia-Pacific region. "I don't think that you're going to see the president drawing red lines in the sand, but I think that the action that he took in Syria shows that, when appropriate, this president will take decisive action", White House spokesman Sean Spicer said. Read More »