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Federal legislation on legalizing marijuana unveiled

The plan represents progress for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who promised to legalize marijuana during his campaign. Canada's proposed legislation follows success at USA ballot boxes a y...

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Islamic State says no fighter killed by mother of all bombs

Islamic State says no fighter killed by mother of all bombs

The strike came as U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to dispatch his first high-level delegation to Kabul, amid uncertainty about his plans for the almost 9,000 American troops stationed in Afghani...

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Entire US Senate to be briefed on North Korea crisis

Entire US Senate to be briefed on North Korea crisis

However, a North Korean ballistic missile test on 16 April failed within seconds of launch, U.S. experts said. China has been playing a very positive role on North Korea, the White House said toda...

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Maoist rebels kill 12 Indian paramilitary soldiers

Maoist rebels kill 12 Indian paramilitary soldiers

At least 12 CRPF men were also killed in a similar Maoist attack in Sukma early this year. The officers from India's Central Reserve Police Force were guarding workers building a road in the ...

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Djibouti: US defense secretary visits military base

Djibouti: US defense secretary visits military base

Waldhauser made the comments during a visit by Mattis to Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, the US military's only semi-permanent base in Africa. Mattis is scheduled to meet with Djibouti's President Ismae...

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Animal Adventure Park launches campaign to name April the giraffe's calf

April's calf is the first one for Animal Adventure Park. April is a 15-year-old reticulated giraffe who came to the park in September 2015. Her 16-month pregnancy became a bit of a frantic joke onlin...

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Ontario Basic Income Pilot to launch in Hamilton, Thunder Bay, and Lindsay

Ontario Basic Income Pilot to launch in Hamilton, Thunder Bay, and Lindsay

Wynne said the level of support provided by the project isn't extravagant, but will make real difference to a person "striving to reach for a better life". In various cities throughout the Netherland...

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Mainstream politics shut out as Le Pen, Macron win in France

The front-page has provoked some strong reaction on social media with many condemning the newspaper's apparent sympathies with a far-right party. It's widely expected that as the candidates move thr...

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Poll finds record support for pot legalization

Poll finds record support for pot legalization

This sentiment has increased each year we've measured it since 2013, with the turning point to majority support coming in 2014. A handful of states have already begun to legalize marijuana for recre...

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Lawyer of United passenger now represents passenger in American Airlines incident

The attendant then challenges that passenger with "Try it, hit me". Morgan said she talked to the woman about the incident. "Hit me. Come on, bring it on". The video doesn't show the alleged inciden...

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Israel indicts hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers

Israel indicts hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers

He is also accused of sending messages to airports, malls and police stations. He also offered his intimation services over the internet in return for compensation in Bitcoin. "Kadar allegedly took ex...

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Cavs sweep Pacers, Rockets poised to advance

The Pacers led 24-22 after one period. James finished the first half with 20 points, six rebounds and two assists. IN came out in the fourth period determined and made a gallant 19-4 run to take...

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Xi asks Trump to show restraint with North Korea

North Korea often marks significant dates by displaying its military capability. The marines will be joined by 12 military helicopters including five Cobra helicopters and four Osprey carriers. Japan ...

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Doctors, pharmacists raise concern over government's generic medicine diktat

Doctors, pharmacists raise concern over government's generic medicine diktat

Last Saturday, the Medical Council of India (MCI) came out with a directive that warned doctors of action if they failed to adhere to prescribe drugs in generic names. A situation where all of this ge...

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Cherokee Nation Sues Opioid Wholesalers, Retailers for Abuse

Cherokee Nation Sues Opioid Wholesalers, Retailers for Abuse

Fields and attorney William Ohlemeyer, who represented the company formerly known as Phillip Morris in the tobacco lawsuits two decades ago, said the flood of opioids into Oklahoma has torn apart ...

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Rumour: Mr. Robot creator in talks for Star Wars Anthology movie

There is already a lot of speculation about the next film in the Episode series, Star Wars Episode IX. As previously reported, Lucasfim president Kathleen Kennedy recently did an interview with Sp...

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Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to test first Malaria vaccine

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to test first Malaria vaccine

Malaria remains one of the world's most stubborn health challenges, infecting more than 200 million people every year and killing about half a million, majority children in Africa. "These pilots are c...

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Campbell recalls over 4000 pounds of 'Homestyle' chicken soup after manufacturing mix-up

Campbell recalls over 4000 pounds of 'Homestyle' chicken soup after manufacturing mix-up

The product under recall is the 18.6-oz cans of "Campbell's Homestyle Healthy Request Chicken with Whole Grain Pasta" with the best by date February 13, 2019 on the bottom of the can. "This recall doe...

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Paris police-killing suspect identified

Paris police-killing suspect identified

French interior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said it was "too early to say" if the man was linked to Thursday's shooting. Other officers opened fire, killing the assailant. But Mr Cazeneu...

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Sessions on Hawaii remark: 'Nobody has a sense of humor'

Romper reached out to the White House for comment on Sessions' statements, but did not receive a response immediately. Sessions' comments were referring to the Hawaii judge who issued a nationwide r...

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