• Marijuana will become legal in Canada on October 17, Trudeau says
Marijuana will become legal in Canada on October 17, Trudeau says

Osborne says everyone is learning when it comes to legalized cannabis, including government, and he's working to put the best policies forward for the benefit of the province. The provinces pleaded for more time. Canadian lawmakers approved landmark legislation on Tuesday to fully legalize marijuana. California, home to one in eight Americans, la...

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  • United States exits UN rights body
United States exits UN rights body

Slovenian ambassador Vojislav Suc, who now holds the council's rotating presidency and has been pushing a faltering reform drive, described the Geneva-based chamber as the best place to trigger action on risky rights crises. Since January 2017, it has announced its withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, left the United Nations educational and cu...

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"So proud"- Sheffield United fans react to Harry Maguire’s heroic England performance

One win inspires most Englishmen to conclude that an opening win in Group G means the rest of the world will be quaking in their boots at the prospect of taking on Harry Maguire, Jesse Lingard and the rest of Southgate's "dream team". A second wrote: "Thank god Ferdinand and Lampard were on last night's coverage as all Shearer and Lineker wanted ...

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  • 'Minor Explosion' In London Tube Station Sees People Receive Treatment
'Minor Explosion' In London Tube Station Sees People Receive Treatment

British Transport Police, London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service are now at the scene. Met officers are dealing with a suspicious package at #Southgate tube station. Twitter user Salamander_Sean said he saw one person being taken out on a stretcher. Police say no cause has yet been established. Haluk Ozkan was about to get on ...

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  • ‘Confused’ Trump can’t decide whether he hates immigration bill
‘Confused’ Trump can’t decide whether he hates immigration bill

Under President Barack Obama , officials responded to an increase in families from Central America at the border seeking asylum by putting them together in family detention, which ran into legal and logistical problems. Still, that there is no such law didn't keep Mr. Trump from repeatedly blaming a nonexistent Democratic law Friday morning. "We a...

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  • US withdraws from United Nations human rights body
US withdraws from United Nations human rights body

The council has adopted more resolutions condemning Israel than any other country on earth, and nothing condemning nearly 90 percent of the world's states. The United States has opted to stay out of the Human Rights Council before: The administration of President George W. Bush decided against seeking membership when the council was created in 20...

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  • Republicans turn on Trump's 'cruel' border policy
Republicans turn on Trump's 'cruel' border policy

A coalition of Democratic attorneys general demanded Tuesday that the Trump administration end a " zero tolerance " policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S. Under the policy, all unlawful crossings are referred for prosecution - a process that moves adults to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service and ...

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  • Armed man dead, 2 injured in active shooter situation at Tumwater Walmart
Armed man dead, 2 injured in active shooter situation at Tumwater Walmart

The suspect went on to try stealing another auto in the Walmart parking lot before being approached by two armed bystanders. It is not clear if the shooter ever entered the store, despite customers' reports that he had been, Wohl said.

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  • Strong quake hits Osaka, Japan
Strong quake hits Osaka, Japan

More than 170,000 homes are without power, but no abnormalities have been reported at the region's nuclear power plants and no tsunami warning has been issued. A strong quake shook the city of Osaka in western Japan, causing scattered damage including broken glass and partial building collapses. Television images showed passengers getting off tra...

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  • First lady Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated at border
First lady Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated at border

Martha McSally, who is viewed as the GOP establishment's favorite in one of the top Senate races. Melania Trump's statement echoed the president's words Friday, when he told reporters that "I hate the children being taken away". Parents have since been arrested and placed in quick federal court proceedings near the border. The administratio...

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  • Republicans pick perennial candidate Danny Tarkanian in Nevada congressional race
Republicans pick perennial candidate Danny Tarkanian in Nevada congressional race

Virginia State Sen. Jennifer Wexton easily won a crowded primary for Virginia's 10th Congressional District. Within minutes, the Arrington campaign was also blasting out a robocall touting Trump's endorsement and encouraging voters to "get out and vote, even in the rain".

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  • Fierce fighting intensifies outside Yemen's Hodeida airport
Fierce fighting intensifies outside Yemen's Hodeida airport

Abu Zaraa al-Mahrami, the commander of the west coast front, said the Yemeni army and resistance forces are "only meters away from the Hodeidah Airport" after they've seized several areas and inflicted heavy losses on the Houthis. Global aid groups cautioned the threat of a major humanitarian catastrophe was growing as fighting drew closer to Hodei...

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  • Japan, North Korea officials meet in Mongolia
Japan, North Korea officials meet in Mongolia

In September, a Post-ABC poll showed a record high 70 per cent said that North Korea posed a serious threat, with majorities doubting Mr Kim and Mr Trump would act responsibly. North Korea has perpetuated human rights abuses for decades, according to watchdog agencies, human rights groups and the United States government. Trump's former ghost...

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  • Trump Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize After Singapore Summit
Trump Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize After Singapore Summit

Trump's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize will be for next year's award as the nomination process for the 2018 award ended in January. "In this situation, Trump is obviously a man of peace". Worldwide, the USA leader tends the highest, with the North Korean leader following. Former President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in ...

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  • Migrants on stranded vessel to be taken to Spain
Migrants on stranded vessel to be taken to Spain

Doctors Without Borders , which has staff aboard the SOS Mediterranee rescue ship Aquarius , said food and water would run out by Monday night and that some of the passengers were suffering from water in their lungs as well as chemical burns caused when gasoline mixes with seawater.

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  • Buffalo Mountain Fire forces evacuations near Silverthorne
Buffalo Mountain Fire forces evacuations near Silverthorne

West. Air support was also in play yesterday as two VLATs and four heavy air tankers worked the fire Monday. The San Juan National Forest makes up some 1.8 million acres across nine counties. after receiving several 911 calls about smoke. "The fire grew extremely rapidly", Berino said. From 1992 to 2012, "the human-caused fire season was three ...

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  • Yemen war: Fighting rages over vital port of Hudaydah
Yemen war: Fighting rages over vital port of Hudaydah

Houthi forces have fired missiles at ships previously. The U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet, whose area of responsibility includes the Red Sea, referred questions to the Pentagon, which did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The UN special envoy for Yemen , Martin Griffiths, said he was continuing to hold negotiations on keeping Hodeidah open ...

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  • Primaries on tap for Tuesday
Primaries on tap for Tuesday

Dave Young - Retired middle-school math teacher and current state representative of House District 50. 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.

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  • Tearful Dennis Rodman: 'I Knew Things Were Going to Change'
Tearful Dennis Rodman: 'I Knew Things Were Going to Change'

Unlike Trump, Obama brushed off Rodman's efforts to act as a mediator between Kim and the United States. We'll move on to the future and I've told people about Kim Jong Un . I never had no one to hear me. There has been no indication Rodman would be involved in the official talks at the summit. He said things like if they can move the (ina...

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  • Merkel: Trump's Twitter Withdrawal From G-7 Statement 'Sobering' And 'Depressing'
Merkel: Trump's Twitter Withdrawal From G-7 Statement 'Sobering' And 'Depressing'

It shows a standing Mrs Merkel, hands firmly planted on a table, staring down at U.S. president Donald Trump , who is seated with his arms folded. She added that with Trump's "unpredictable" leadership and the USA turn toward isolationism, the European Union needs to hone its response to a raft of issues in an environment in which global institu...

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