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Trudeau Proposes Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use in Canada

Trudeau Proposes Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use in Canada The bundle of bills tabled Thursday in the House of Commons mark the start of a lengthy process which the government hopes to have completed by July 2018. A woman waves a flag with a marijuana leaf on it next to a group gathered to celebrate National Marijuana Day on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada on April 20, 2016. [Full Article...]

Tax Day demonstrators demand Trump release taxes

Tax Day demonstrators demand Trump release taxes In another , he suggested that someone "should look into who paid for the small organised rallies yesterday", adding: "The election is over!" "The election is over!" "I did what was an nearly an impossible thing to do for a Republican-easily won the the Electoral College!" Also on April 15, demonstrations calling on Trump to release his personal tax returns took place in more than 100 citie... [Full Article...]

Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at "all-time low"

Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at Earlier, Tillerson said relations between Moscow and Washington are "at a low point" and marked by serious distrust. It was a grim assessment that echoed the words of Trump's top diplomat, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who left an nearly two-hour meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow declaring the countries had reached a "low point" in relations. [Full Article...]

Nine Malaysians arrive home from Pyongyang post Kim row

Three North Koreans have been allowed to leave Malaysia, Malaysia's chief of police said. The Malaysian contingent had been stranded in North Korea amid a protracted spat following the February 13 killing of Kim Jong Nam - the North Korean leader's estranged older half brother - at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. [Full Article...]

Assad calls Idlib chemical attack '100% fabrication'

Assad calls Idlib chemical attack '100% fabrication' He insisted several times his forces had turned over all chemical weapons stockpiles in 2013, under a deal brokered by Russian Federation to avoid threatened USA military action. "We don't know whether those dead children were killed in Khan Sheikhun". Assad said to AFP TV: "It's not clear whether it happened or not, how can you verify a video?" One man told how 25 members of his family had died... [Full Article...]

Putin, Tillerson discuss bad state of US-Russian ties, Kremlin says

Putin, Tillerson discuss bad state of US-Russian ties, Kremlin says Putin met with Tillerson in Moscow on Wednesday. Syrian president Bashar Assad insisted that his military was not responsible for the incident and claimed the attack was a "fabrication" to justify the USA missile strike. "It is necessary to prevent such actions in the future". France hopes that the USA military action and Washington's demand that Assad be barred from power, as part of a ... [Full Article...]

Pence Lands in South Korea Soon After Failed Launch by North

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived in South Korea on Sunday to begin a 10-day trip to Asia that comes amid turmoil on the Korean Peninsula over North Korea's threats to advance its nuclear and defense capabilities, and just after a failed missile launch by the North. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton's Forthcoming Book Will Tackle Misogyny's Role In The Election

During the hourlong interview conducted by New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof at Tina Brown's eighth annual Women in the World New York Summit on Thursday, Clinton cracked jokes , reflected on the election, Russia, Syria, the Trump administration and misogyny. [Full Article...]

Trump says China working on NKorea 'problem'

Lately, President Trump has also been tweeting the US could solve the North Korea "problem" without China if needed. Over the past few weeks his administration has gone from making belligerent remarks about China's activities in the South China Sea to conjuring up visions of a calamitous meeting between President Xi and himself, before finally painting an endearing picture of enduring friendship b... [Full Article...]

Carter Page now a 'no comment' on FBI investigations

Carter Page now a 'no comment' on FBI investigations This provide the most convincing evidence that Federal Bureau of Investigation had the reason to believe that one of the Trumps campaign advisers were in constant touch with the Russian government during the presidential campaign in 2016. The newspaper said the application includes contacts Page had with a Russian intelligence operative in 2013. Page told The Washington Post Tuesday that the s... [Full Article...]

Russia-US Relations Have 'Worsened' Under Donald Trump: Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin says trust has eroded between the USA and Russian Federation under President Donald Trump, as Moscow delivers an unusually hostile reception to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a face-off over Syria. China's Ambassador to the UN Liu Jieyi said China supports the UN and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in conducting a comprehensive, objective a... [Full Article...]

Le Pen Says France Not Responsible for Nazi's Vel d'Hiv Round-Up

Le Pen Says France Not Responsible for Nazi's Vel d'Hiv Round-Up French president Francois Hollande and former leader Jacques Chirac have both issued formal apologies over the Vel d'Hiv roundup, with the latter saying the incident was a crime committed "in France, by France". "In reality, our children have been taught they had every reason to criticize it, to see only its darkest aspects", she also said. "It ... runs completely counter to the party's efforts an... [Full Article...]

PM, COAS say won't come under any pressure in Kulbhushan matter

PM, COAS say won't come under any pressure in Kulbhushan matter Another newspaper, The Nation, said Jadhav's fate "is not set in stone" and asked India to discuss Jammu and Kashmir with Pakistan. Former Indian navy official Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced to death on allegations of espionage by Pakistan on Monday, triggering a flurry of responses from India. [Full Article...]

Jury deliberating for 3rd day in ex-NFL star's murder trial

Jurors will resume deliberations Wednesday morning at 9. Two questions have been asked as they work through eight different charges against Hernandez in a trial that arises from the July 2012 shooting deaths of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. [Full Article...]

Vettel holds off late Hamilton charge to win Bahrain GP

Here, with the help of Opta, we take a look at some of the standout stats following the Bahrain GP. In an exciting start to the season, both have one win and one second-placed finish each, with Vettel winning in Melbourne and Hamilton responding in Shanghai. [Full Article...]

Australia signed six agreements including cooperation in civil aviation security

We will ask them to tabulate the areas of ambition where each side is seeking access so that we can see to what extent the negotiators are apart. "Our trading agreement is delivering significant benefits to our respective nations", Turnbull said. [Full Article...]

USA confirms 'failed' North Korea missile test

Organisers laid out what looked like new long-range and sub-based missiles. A test or launch on that day could distract from that focus, especially if it were to fail. A huge truck carrying the missile-shaped objective rolled through the main square of the capital in front of leader Kim Jong-un and other top officials of the communist regime, showed TV footage. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson tells North Korea it must stick to United Nations resolutions

North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile on Sunday morning that exploded nearly immediately after launch, defying warnings from the Trump administration to avoid any further provocations. The statement continued, "We warn once again that if it leads to a nuclear experiment and or the ICBM launch, North Korea will have to face punitive consequences". [Full Article...]

Top US diplomat Nikki Haley says no Syria peace with Assad

Second, it is being hailed by many Democrats and Republicans alike. But Trump's response reeks of hypocrisy when his administration is also at this moment ramping up a bombing campaign against ISIS in Syria and Iraq, leading to increasing civilian casualties including hundreds in one strike alone in Mosul. [Full Article...]

North Korea launches missile despite U.S. tensions

The country has however conduced as many as 5 nuclear tests and several missile tests in the past. The failed launch from North Korea's east coast, ignoring admonitions from major ally China, came a day after North Korea held a military parade in its capital, marking the birth anniversary of the state founder, in which what appeared to be new long-range ballistic missiles were on display. [Full Article...]


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