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Canada Moves Towards Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Other products, such as cannabis-infused edibles like cookies, lollipops or honey would remain out of reach until the federal government develops and implements regulations for their production and sa...

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Major Power Outages Reported In San Francisco, New York City

A power outage forced the closure of BART's Montgomery Station in San Francisco during Friday's morning rush hour and knocked out traffic lights from Union Square to the Marina District and the city...

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Palestinians in Israeli Jails begin Hunger Strike

Palestinians in Israeli Jails begin Hunger Strike

More than 1,000 prisoners in six Israeli prisons have joined the strike, making it one of the largest in recent years. Hundreds of other civilians in solidarity with prisoners have taken to the stre...

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Venezuela protests claim three lives

Venezuela protests claim three lives

At the same time, Maduro has increasingly tightened his grip on government, while blaming capitalists from the United States and Colombia for fueling the crisis and arresting opposition leaders on dub...

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'Don't Mess with Us,' North Korea Says as US Plans Next Move

'Don't Mess with Us,' North Korea Says as US Plans Next Move

Trump addressed the array of foreign policy challenges his administration is facing during the question-and-answer session with reporters in the East Room alongside visiting Italian Prime Minister Pa...

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MPs overwhelmingly vote for snap general election on 8 June

In 2011, however, the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition passed the Fixed Term Parliaments Act, which set a firm five-year period for each parliament. "If the SNP wins this election in Scotland a...

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May wins Parliament vote to hold snap elections on June 8

If the election is approved Wednesday, Parliament will be dissolved on May 2, sparking nearly six weeks of campaigning. "What do we know that the leader of the Labour Party, the leader of the Liber...

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Paris Champs Elysees shooting: Officer, attacker killed; 3 hurt

A note expressing support for ISIS was found near the body of the gunman who killed a French cop on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, officials said. The Paris prosecutor's office leading the investi...

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Trump plans executive actions on finance, tax rules

Mr. Mnuchin said the executive actions are designed "to make clear what the president's and the administration's priorities are". President Trump said Wednesday will see a "big announcement" on tax ...

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France PM warns Le Pen against 'exploiting' Paris tragedy

That's largely because opinion polls suggest that the electorate was still divided nearly evenly between four leading candidates ahead of Sunday's first round vote, with a large number of undeci...

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Islamabad Unafraid of New Delhi's Threats Over Death Penalty to 'Indian Spy'

Islamabad Unafraid of New Delhi's Threats Over Death Penalty to 'Indian Spy'

Dubbing the sentence handed out by Pakistan military court to Indian citizen Kulbhushan Jadhav as "sad", Congress leader Oscar Fernandes on Thursday called on the two Asian neighbours to resolve issue...

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Labour MP says her party is not trying to win election

Labour MP says her party is not trying to win election

Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips, reporting from Westminster in London , said there was a lot of stake for the Labour party in the election. May said she will "fight for every vote" in the election,...

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Petitions to cancel Turkey vote result rejected

Petitions to cancel Turkey vote result rejected

The call comes despite concerns from global monitors and opposition parties about numerous voting irregularities. US President Donald Trump called Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan to congratulat...

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Party leaders begin first weekend of election campaigning

Party leaders begin first weekend of election campaigning

Asked whether the policy had left him "boxed in", Mr Hammond replied: "Obviously the more commitments you make in a manifesto the less flexibility you have and that means because you are committed to ...

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President Trump Defunds State Abortions

President Trump Defunds State Abortions

President Donald Trump is giving states permission to defund Planned Parenthood . President Trump signed another piece of pro-life legislation Thursday. However, pro-choice activists say it's an a...

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Islamic State attacked Iraq forces "with chemical weapons"

In a related development Thursday night, the Iraqi army announced the capture of Mosul's main western entrance. "The level of damage in western Mosul is already far greater than in the east, eve...

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Champs-Elysees gunman had long criminal record, praised IS

Champs-Elysees gunman had long criminal record, praised IS

Thursday's attack in Paris came while the country prepared for presidential elections on Sunday. Police found a note defending Islamic State near his body and believe he had "opened fire on the ...

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US Budget Chief Wants Border Wall Funds Stipulated

With Republicans controlling the White House and both chambers of Congress, keeping the federal government operating is a basic test of their ability to govern, but their task could become even more c...

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Finance leaders defend trade, worry about those left behind

Finance leaders defend trade, worry about those left behind

The top World Bank official said he is encouraged to see stronger economic prospects after years of disappointing global growth. "There are still many downside risks, however, and countries that have ...

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'Extremist mosques must be closed' - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen

In an Odoxa poll for Le Point published on Friday, Macron was seen winning the first round with 24.5 per cent of the votes, down 0.5 percentage points compared to the previous poll. Philippe Karsent...

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