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by | June 20, 2018 | 12:31

Peter Harder, the government's representative in the senate says he is urging his colleagues not to fight the legislation any further and give in to the will of the elected house. Initially, the government had planned for the bill to be passed by both houses of Parliament in time for retail sales to begin by July 1. In the neighboring USA, nine states and the District of Columbia now allow for recreational marijuana use, and 30 allow for medical use.

by | June 20, 2018 | 11:59

Haley has called for other reforms to the U.N. Human Rights Council, saying the group should make it easier to expel states with poor human rights records. Rep. Eliot Engel, a Democrat, criticized our withdrawal on the theory that the Council will now "run roughshod over Israel". Since previous year, Haley's office has also pushed the council and its chief not to publish a United Nations database of companies operating in West Bank settlements, a so-called blacklist that Israel is ...

by | June 19, 2018 | 02:01

Recent talks indicate that the service could be formed under the Air Force, in the same way the Marine Corps is a department of Navy . Presumably, this would replace the Air Force Space Command, which now oversees military satellites, space communications, and more.

by | June 19, 2018 | 01:44

Former First Lady Laura Bush , in a Washington Post op-ed, wrote that "this zero-tolerance policy is cruel. It is immoral. And it breaks my heart". Bush wrote a guest editorial for The Washington Post in which she compared the DHS actions to the USA policy of incarcerating Japanese American in camps during World War II.

by | June 18, 2018 | 01:13

It did not find evidence that those views seeped into the investigation. In interviews included in the report, both Strozk and Page acknowledged that some of their texts could be read as showing their bias against Trump, both during the early stages of the collusion investigation and after Trump assumed office in January 2017.

by | June 18, 2018 | 01:04

Friday's announcements cap months of sometimes fraught shuttle diplomacy between Washington and Beijing , in which Chinese offers to buy more United States goods failed to assuage Trump's grievances over a soaring trade imbalance and the country's industrial development policies.

by | June 17, 2018 | 00:55

Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz concluded that in the thousands of texts , Strzok and Page were critical of both candidates and "brought discredit to themselves and sowed doubt about the FBI " in its handling of the Clinton and then the Russian Federation investigations.

by | June 16, 2018 | 17:49

The UAE's moon sighting committee uses a two pronged approach, first searching for the new moon using telescopes and then confirming the new moon by sighting it with the naked eye. Eid-el-Fitr is usually commemorated to mark the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan . The state would be joined in celebration by Saudi Arabia and the Middle East where the festival would be celebrated today itself.

by | June 16, 2018 | 17:48

She notes that her husband is now being represented by a team of eight attorneys in the case being held in Travis County, Texas, with one of his lawyers being Wallace B. If Cohen's team can't finish reviewing the remaining documents to make privilege designations by the deadline, Wood might turn the rest over to a "taint team" of government prosecutors to finish the review, she said.

by | June 15, 2018 | 00:37

Police said the early investigation has ruled out natural causes for the blaze that ignited near a creek that is frequently used as a walkway in a largely blue-collar neighborhood. "We haven't received any information on that yet". The evacuations have been lifted except for the area near one hot spot firefighters are continuing to battle.

by | June 15, 2018 | 00:36

Patrick Cotter, a longtime former federal prosecutor who has worked with members of the special counsel Robert Mueller's team, said it was likely that Cohen's initial lawyers split because he raised the possibility of cooperating with prosecutors amid his mounting legal troubles.

by | June 13, 2018 | 01:31

Navarro, in a Fox News interview on Sunday, condemned Trudeau after the Canadian leader's post-summit news conference following the summit with US President Donald Trump and other world leaders from the Group of Seven. Trump said that he watched Trudeau's press conference aboard Air Force One and was stunned. The stern statement prompted nearly immediate backlash from Trump, who abruptly removed the USA from a joint G7 communiqué he had backed just hours earlier "based on ...

by | June 12, 2018 | 01:39

As a pre-wedding gift to the prince, the Queen appointed her grandson a Commonwealth youth ambassador, his most high profile role to as a royal to date. Reports in April suggested Meghan would be joining her new hubby Down Under in for the Games. Meghan Markle was the cynosure of all eyes when she stepped out in a peach dress for Queen Elizabeth's annual birthday parade.

by | June 11, 2018 | 00:55

The case revived fears that a USA rival has developed some kind of acoustic or microwave device after similar symptoms were reported among American diplomats and their families in Cuba in 2016. The alert comes as a US medical team is screening more Americans who work at the Guangzhou consulate. Asked about the latest incidents, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Thursday that the USA had not formally raised the matter with Beijing .

by | June 11, 2018 | 00:48

The White House said in a statement that Trump had commuted Johnson's sentence and that she "has accepted responsibility for her past behavior" and been a "model prisoner". Johnson is expected to be released from prison soon. Trump commuted Johnson's life sentence on Wednesday , following Kardashian's high-profile campaign.

by | June 10, 2018 | 01:37

He is now recovering from a hip replacement, but was well enough to be able to his attend the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle three weeks ago. It's a hairstyle choice that her sister-in-law, Kate , Duchess of Cambridge , has learned-after much criticism-should not be used for such events, especially when the winds will play havoc.

by | June 10, 2018 | 01:32

The divisions were laid bare on Friday, notably over trade. Trump also singled out tariffs on USA dairy products in yet another scathing tweet directed at Canada just before the summit begins. "He is my best, most intimate friend". Economics tops the agenda, although the meetings now always branch off to cover major global issues. Russia's membership in the G8 was suspended in 2014 , after it illegally annexed Crimea from Ukraine.

by | June 07, 2018 | 01:37

Democrats were fighting to avoid a similar potential calamity in California's many competitive House districts, considered critical in their quest seize control of Congress this fall. Yet the state's unusual election laws complicate things for both sides. A loss by Villaraigosa would take him out of the race for governor since in California's primary system, the top two vote-getters move on to the general election, regardless of party.

by | June 07, 2018 | 01:32

Trump and Kim are expected to meet next Tuesday at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island for negotiations on North Korea's nuclear weapon program. Now the former Chicago Bulls star is rumoured to be attending next week's historic summit between the North and the USA in Singapore .

by | June 06, 2018 | 12:53

Clinton did say he supports #MeToo and the uncovering of sexual misconduct by people in power, though he has some caveats. Kirsten Gillibrand , D-N.Y., suggested that Clinton should have resigned after his relationship with Lewinsky became public .

by | June 03, 2018 | 20:37

Trump's move makes good on his campaign vows to crack down on trading partners that he claims exploit poorly negotiated trade agreements to run up big trade surpluses with the United States. The freshly introduced metal tariffs reportedly threaten €6.4 billion ($7.4 billion) worth of European exports to the US. "Do Timber & Lumber in USA?" The U.S.

by | June 02, 2018 | 10:26

Al-Bajadi spent several years in prison as a result of his advocacy. King Salman ordered the Ministry of Interior to prepare the anti-harassment bill in light of the negative impact of harassment on the individual, family and society.

by | June 01, 2018 | 02:21

As for the U.S.'s national security argument, Fox said, "In the case of the United Kingdom, we send steel to the USA that is vital to their defence industry; it is patently absurd". would be "unlikely to have much effect" on the U.S. economy. The EU will decide exact countermeasures in coming weeks, according to the French officials.

by | June 01, 2018 | 02:20

The president now says he regrets hiring Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General. Trump reacted to the interview on Twitter Wednesday morning, quoting Gowdy and expressing regret that he had appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general because of his recusal from the Russian Federation investigation.

by | June 01, 2018 | 02:16

Volcanic gas emissions remain high from the fissure eruptions, scientists said. Early Wednesday morning Fissure 8 fueled a river of lava that moved at an accelerated pace down Highway 132, traveling nearly a half-mile in 80 minutes, the Civil Defense Agency said.

by | May 30, 2018 | 10:56

Southern Syria is of concern to the United States, which a year ago brokered a "de-escalation" deal with Jordan and Russian Federation that has largely contained the war near the frontier with Israel. The Iranians denied they had fired any rockets. According to the report, the understandings were ‎reached in a series of indirect meetings in Jordan, ‎where Iranian officials, including the envoy to ‎Jordan, met with top Jordanian officials, who in turn ‎met with senior Israeli security ...

by | May 29, 2018 | 00:53

Jason Seaman , a heroic science teacher who tackled a gunman at an IN middle school, previously promised his students that he would protect them at all costs. He said Jason Seaman was a defensive end for Southern Illinois University's football team and had never been a person to run away. Noblesville High School senior Jackson Ramsey started a crowdfundraising effort for Seaman.

by | May 28, 2018 | 00:19

Former FBI Director James Comey, who was sacked by Trump a year ago, tweeted Wednesday morning that the agency's use of secret informants was "tightly regulated and essential to protecting the country". "He's not the subject or target of that investigation ". Of course, it could turn out that the spying was wholly legitimate, although it is hard for me to separate this from the madness of so many now trying so vehemently to get rid of a duly elected president on grounds often highly ...

by | May 28, 2018 | 00:17

Marco Rubio 's comment during his earlier appearance on "This Week" Sunday that Kim Jong Un is not going to denuclearize. Pentagon official Randall Schriver was part of the USA team, the official said. Following an unusually provocative 2017 in which Kim's engineers tested a purported thermonuclear warhead and three long-range missiles theoretically capable of striking mainland US cities, the North Korean leader has engaged in a flurry of diplomatic activity in recent months.

by | May 26, 2018 | 00:08

The Fort Smith National Cemetery placed their flags on the graves on Thursday, with veterans groups volunteering for the task. On Sunday, the week of events began with a candlelight vigil honoring the memory of veterans and soldiers who have lost their lives to suicide.