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Most Americans think marijuana should be legal, oppose federal crackdowns on sales Most Americans think marijuana should be legal, oppose federal crackdowns on sales
- Мая 01, 2017

Ottawa is looking to set up a cannabis tracking system to collect information about marijuana products from licensed producers, distributors and retailers - just one of a host of proposed changes to be ushered in alongside legalization. "We need to do a better job of making it more hard, at least as hard as it is to access alcohol as it can be", he said. The poll showed 94 percent of people approve the use of pot for medical use. (more...)
We are ready to pass new minimum wage bill - Dogara We are ready to pass new minimum wage bill - Dogara
- Мая 01, 2017

NLC President Ayuba Wabba accused members of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) of sponsoring an anti-workers' legislation and tagged it a move to "strangulate workers" already frustrated by the state of the economy. That is why it is a tripartite issue. "First, we condemn it in its entirety". This issue was introduced even by some cabals within the Governors' Forum at the last constitution amendment and it was defeated. (more...)
KTR demands apology from Digvijaya Singh over 'ISIS' tweet KTR demands apology from Digvijaya Singh over 'ISIS' tweet
- Мая 01, 2017

Rao should order an investigation and punish those responsible for the "heinous crime" and if police were following his orders, he should take responsibility and resign, he said. Request you to withdraw these comments unconditionally or provide evidence, " Rama Rao retweeted to Singh's tweet. He said it was on the basis of the Telangana Police's information that the Madhya Pradesh police arrested the accused behind the March 7 Shajapur train blast. (more...)
Rand Paul Agrees With Trump's Inclusion of China on North Korea Rand Paul Agrees With Trump's Inclusion of China on North Korea
- Мая 01, 2017

As tension flares up, fear mongers swoop in to sound the alarm that war is imminent. The concerns seem legitimate to many. Pence, arriving after a visit to South Korea, said the USA had demonstrated its resolve with recent strikes in Syria and Afghanistan, and that "all options are on the table" but President Trump "is determined to work closely with Japan, with South Korea, with all our allies in the region and with China to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the ... (more...)
India to launch 'Pakistan-snubbed' South Asia Satellite on May 5 India to launch 'Pakistan-snubbed' South Asia Satellite on May 5
- Мая 01, 2017

The South Asia Satellite, proposed by Prime Minister Modi, will be launched into orbit on May 5, 2017, on board ISRO's rocket GSLV-09 from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota. The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. The satellite, which will have a footprint across South Asia, will enable a full range of applications and services in the areas of telecommunications and broadcasting. (more...)
Neorealism holds off late challenge in QE II Cup Neorealism holds off late challenge in QE II Cup
- Мая 01, 2017

Describing his decision to inject a telling burst of pace into the Group One, the Brazilian added: "From the gate we jumped a little slow but that worked well as I was able to get him to relax. A Joao Moreira riding masterpiece guided Japanese runner Neorealism to victory in the Hong Kong feature race. Joao is a legend here and that was one of the best big race rides I've seen him make. (more...)
India, Turkey trade should be balanced: Erdogan India, Turkey trade should be balanced: Erdogan
- Мая 01, 2017

Turkey is not directly opposed to India's NSG membership but has been maintaining that the powerful bloc should come out with a system to consider the entry of the countries which are not signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as also supporting Pakistan's case. (more...)
Rescues Save 2000 Asylum Seekers From Mediterranean Sea Rescues Save 2000 Asylum Seekers From Mediterranean Sea
- Мая 01, 2017

In February, the bodies of 74 drowned migrants washed ashore from the Mediterranean in Libya, as thousands tackle the unsafe sea crossing to Europe every year. The group said it had rescued at least 453 people, but more than 1,000 remained in danger. "In 2017, the sea continues to be a graveyard", it said. (more...)
U.S. criticizes Turkey for striking Kurds in Iraq, Syria U.S. criticizes Turkey for striking Kurds in Iraq, Syria
- Мая 01, 2017

The Turkish army said Wednesday that the YPG launched mortar attacks from Afrin, northern Syria , on a border security post in Hatay, southern Turkey , which it responded to "in legitimate defence". The US have provided the Kurdish-led force with weapons, training and support from special forces. It said there were no casualties, and it retaliated. (more...)
Passenger buses racing dangerously on public highway Passenger buses racing dangerously on public highway
- Мая 01, 2017

The incident is said to have happened on the Pollachi-Coimbatore highway, and was uploaded by a person on Facebook . Angry citizens now demand action against bus drivers and two private transport companies. The two buses which have been identified are Ayyappa Bus Service (ABS) and Sree Velavan Transport (SVT). It is already known that Pollachi-Coimbatore highway is notorious for such driving. (more...)
USA aircraft carrier starts drill with S. Korean navy USA aircraft carrier starts drill with S. Korean navy
- Мая 01, 2017

In a day of hectic diplomatic activities at the UN, Tillerson tried to rally world opinion for stronger economic and diplomatic sanctions, reminding other members of the Council that they "are within striking distance of North Korean missiles". (more...)
NKorea fires missile in defiance of US threats NKorea fires missile in defiance of US threats
- Мая 01, 2017

Tillerson told Fox News earlier this week that China had warned Kim's regime it would impose further sanctions if it conducted a sixth nuclear test. Vice-President Mike Pence reaffirmed the USA commitment to South Korea's security but said on NBC that Trump would "continue to call on the prosperous nations that the United States provides security and protection for to do more in their own defense". (more...)
Rep. Brady: House, Trump on '80 Percent Common Ground' Rep. Brady: House, Trump on '80 Percent Common Ground'
- Мая 01, 2017

CNBC's sample included 1,941 of the largest public companies, which had combined net income of more than $1 trillion in 2016. "We have talked to them [about] where it gets tough for them to bring it back on rate". The NYT cites a Tax Policy Center estimate which says the similar tax plan Trump released during the campaign would contribute "about $ 7 trillion in additional debt over the first 10 years and almost $21 trillion by 2036". (more...)
MP: Upper caste villagers pour kerosene into well used by Dalits MP: Upper caste villagers pour kerosene into well used by Dalits
- Мая 01, 2017

The upper caste men in Mana village in MP made a decision to pollute the well because they wanted to teach a lesson to the Dalits, as one of their men defied the diktats of the powerful community and invited a band party during the wedding of his daughter. (more...)
Pundit: Man United aren't a better team without this player Pundit: Man United aren't a better team without this player
- Мая 01, 2017

JUAN MATA has stunned Manchester United fans by returning to the squad just weeks after groin surgery - but it's done sicknotes Chris Smalling and Phil Jones no favours. Mourinho does not consider it bad planning, though, instead attributing it to ill fortune and Schneiderlin's restlessness when Everton came calling. (more...)
Second straight North Korea ballistic missile test fails Second straight North Korea ballistic missile test fails
- Мая 01, 2017

Saturday morning's incident was the second failed missile launch this month, the first of which came after a massive military parade created to show off North Korea's strength and resolve. Key parts of THAAD were installed on Wednesday, South Korea said. China has threatened North Korea with sanctions if the regime conducts a nuclear test, Tillerson told Fox News on Thursday. (more...)
Aaron Hernandez's Brain to Be Studied by CTE Researchers at Boston University Aaron Hernandez's Brain to Be Studied by CTE Researchers at Boston University
- Мая 01, 2017

Government officials on Thursday refused to release more information about the circumstances behind his apparent suicide in a maximum-security prison. on Wednesday, according to officials. The Faggas funeral home in Watertown, Massachusetts, confirmed to the AP that it received the body but that funeral services will probably be held elsewhere. (more...)
Ambiguity Surrounds Assassination of Iranian Opposition Member in Istanbul Ambiguity Surrounds Assassination of Iranian Opposition Member in Istanbul
- Мая 01, 2017

Dogan news agency said that the two men were shot dead while driving in the Maslak area by individuals in another vehicle who blocked the path of their auto, got out, and gunned them down. After his father's death, Karimian moved to Switzerland where the Iranian opposition was granted political asylum and began his media career by establishing the Persian GEM TV network in London . (more...)
Trump warns NKorea missiles will get better Trump warns NKorea missiles will get better
- Мая 01, 2017

Chairing a special meeting at the UN Security Council on Friday, local time, Tillerson stated that the Trump administration is willing to "counteract North Korean aggression with military action" and won't hesitate to slap secondary sanctions on third-country companies and individuals supporting the North. (more...)
1 killed, 4 injured in Kashmir grenade blast 1 killed, 4 injured in Kashmir grenade blast
- Мая 01, 2017

The attack resulted in wounding of policemen and pedestrians. All the injured were rushed to a hospital where Ghulam Mohammad Khan (65) died, the official said. "One civilian was killed and five others have sustained injuries", a senior police officer said, adding, "all injured have been taken to the SHMS hospital for treatment". (more...)

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