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CP NewsAlert: Senate backs bill to legalize recreational marijuana

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He believes State Question 788 will pass, despite the stigmas that still exist about the uses of marijuana . Many states' medical marijuana programs already allow this. Committee chairman William Lamberth, R-Cottontown, said the bill would be the first bill heard next week after several people and groups did not get the opportunity to present their arguments Wednesday. Read More »

You can finally send money to your contacts by asking Google Assistant

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Don't worry about setting up an account, you'll be guided through the steps of creating one by your trusty Google Assistant when you ask to make your first payment. For the past few months, several programmers in Google's infrastructure division were tinkering with blockchain protocols. The Google Pay may not make its way to the Indian market because Google is already riding on the success of Google Tez in India. Read More »

PM congratulates Putin for re-election as Russian President

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Putin made this known in his address to the nation, following the announcement of the final election results. But the controversy was compounded as it emerged the president's prepared notes for the call had specifically warned him "DO NOT CONGRATULATE" - with a hunt now underway for the person who leaked the document. Read More »

EU backs Britain against Russia over spy attack

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But May will push fellow European Union leaders to blame Moscow directly for the poisoning of the Skripals who British authorities say have been critically ill since the attack by a Soviet-produced military-grade nerve agent called Novichok. Read More »

Scrapping EU tariffs would do little to cut United Kingdom prices - thinktank

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The current burgundy document is made by De La Rue in northern England whose CEO said the firm lost the tender for the new version after being undercut on price. De La Rue shares fell 5 per cent in early trading. Conservative Member of Parliament Sir Bill Cash, chairman of the Commons European Scrutiny Committee, told Britain's Sun newspaper the decision was "completely wrong and unnecessary". Read More »

Trump warns he may veto spending bill

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However, a solution for those under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was left out. With Congress already on recess, and a government shutdown looming, he said that young immigrants now protected in the USA under Barack Obama's Delayed Action for Childhood Arrivals program "have been totally abandoned by the Democrats (not even mentioned in Bill) and the BORDER WALL, which is desperately needed for our National Defense, is not fully funded". Read More »

Brexit: EU approves guidelines for negotiations on future relations

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The talks on a new deal , including a proposed free trade agreement, will begin soon but Brussels does not expect detailed negotiations to start until Britain formally becomes a "third country" next March. Confirmation of the transition period stretching from Brexit day in March 2019 to the end of December 2020 will provide "certainty" for businesses and individuals, said the Prime Minister. Read More »

20 disqualified AAP MLAs reinstated

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The Delhi unit of the BJP was at the forefront to demand the disqualification of the MLAs for holding "office-of-profit" after they were appointed as parliamentary secretaries to assist Delhi ministers in 2015. Premature?Welcoming the judgement, AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh said that the EC decision was unjustified. "Now that their offices will open again, people will be able to reach out to them with their concerns", a senior AAP functionary said. Read More »

Earth Hour to take place at 8:30pm on Saturday

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Acharya also urged all responsible to create a healthy and environmentally safe world by playing one's role in reducing carbon footprint in personal life and work place. "Nature is in alarming decline". Nearly 400 famous United Kingdom buildings - including the iconic BT Tower and our other flagship sites - will switch off their lights in solidarity to spark global awareness and action on nature and the environment. Read More »

Melania Trump Acknowledges Irony of Her Stance Against Cyberbullying

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Melania did not address McDougal's claim in her remarks. Curious viewers of the video are asking one question on Facebook: Where is first lady Melania Trump? The Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award recognizes women for showing courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality and women's empowerment - often at personal risk. Read More »

Using Saudi airspace, maiden Air India flight lands in Israel

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On Thursday, Air India 139, en route from New Delhi, landed at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport after flying over the Saudi kingdom for about three hours. A maiden commercial flight between New Delhi and Tel Aviv flew over Saudi airspace on Thursday evening, marking a historic shift in diplomacy between Israel and Saudi Arabia. Read More »

PKK terrorists begin pullout from Sinjar: Iraq official

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On Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned that the country's troops could cross into Iraq to drive out the PKK from the northern region of Sinjar if Baghdad government fails to do so. "We marked a comma". "We could suddenly come over one night to Iraq's Sinjar and eliminate the PKK terrorists there", the president said. Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency cited security sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, as saying on Wednesday that the militants have been ... Read More »

Explosion outside sports stadium reportedly kills up to 20 in southern Afghanistan

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At least nine militants of Islamic State (IS) terrorist group have been killed following airstrikes in two Afghan provinces, said command of special forces Friday. Women and children were among the casualties, he said. Afghan Taliban and Daesh militants have ramped up attacks across the country in recent weeks even before the official start of the spring fighting season. Read More »

Suspect Arrested Following Disturbing Attack on Man With Autism in Mississauga

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Prior to the arrest, the Provincial Drug Unit received information regarding the man, who was allegedly dealing in drugs and supplying other drug dealers with rock cocaine and cocaine powder in Point and surrounding areas. Chahil was previously charged with minor offences in B.C., including uttering threats and possessing weapons for the objective of unsafe use. Officers approached the vehicle to remove Lopez and place him under arrest. Read More »

Pacer Pat Cummins turned it around for Australia

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He hit three fours off the last three balls of Rabada's second over, then hooked the first ball of Rabada's next over for six. When Elgar played the ball back towards Cummins, the bowler stuck his boot out to stop the ball and his spikes remained on the ball for a few extra seconds before the Cummins walked back. Read More »

Russian Federation attacks 'poisoned' Boris Johnson over comparison with Hitler

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Mr Johnson's remarks represent a dramatic escalation of the war of words between Britain and Russia over the poisoning of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury earlier this month. He also rejected the assertion by Russian Federation that it had nothing to do with the attack on Mr. Skripal and his daughter on March 4. He said: "I frankly do not think England should be participating in the World Cup". Read More »

China wants to contribute Chinese wisdom to global governance, says Xi

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Taiwan's spymaster was also grilled in the same session as Peng fumbled when asked to identify his mainland counterpart, Chinese Minister of State Security Chen Wenqing, in a photograph, Apple Daily Taiwan revealed. "The Chinese Embassy in Washington heavily criticized the legislation and said it "severely violates" the political foundation of the China-U.S. relationship". Read More »

Few details emerging about Austin bombing suspect

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The police department was unlikely to make the video public while the investigation continued, said spokeswoman Destiny Wilson. "Meanwhile, earlier on Wednesday, multiple senior law enforcement sources said that 'exotic" batteries ordered online helped lead authorities to Conditt, as Austin police and federal agents worked around the clock with approximately 500 agents to track down the bombing suspect. Read More »

Gun control: U.S. justice department moves to ban rapid-fire bump stocks

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According to the notice of proposed rulemaking issued in February, if passed into law, the rule "would make clear that the term " machine gun ... includes all bump-stock-type devices that harness recoil energy to facilitate the continuous operation of a semiautomatic long gun after a single pull of the trigger". Read More »

Judge rules defamation case against Trump may proceed

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In response to the lawsuit, Trump argued that the U.S. Constitution didn't allow this case to proceed right away thanks to the Supremacy Clause, which Trump's attorney, Marc Kasowitz, posited meant "that state governments, including their courts, refrain from interfering in the operations of the federal government". Read More »

Spain's top court to try 13 Catalan leaders for rebellion

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The judge ordered a total of 25 Catalan leaders be tried for rebellion, misuse of public funds or disobeying the state. One person who did not appear at the court hearing was Marta Rovira , general secretary of the Republic Left Party. Rovira, who did not specify where she was headed, is the seventh separatist to flee overseas to escape charges.Separatist parties won regional elections in December called by Madrid after they attempted to secede, retaining their absolute majority in ... Read More »