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Pence says United States will honour refugee deal with Australia
- April 22, 2017

Pence made the remarks ahead of a meeting on Saturday with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and other Australian officials in Sydney. "The decision to go forward can rightly be seen as a reflection of the enormous importance of the historic alliance between the United States and Australia", Mr Pence said. (more...)
United Kingdom to hold snap general election on June 8
- April 22, 2017

May, Britain's second female prime minister, also has strong popular support for her handling of the political quake unleashed by Brexit. "What the British people - what the people of the United Kingdom - voted for a year ago was for the UK to leave the European Union". (more...)
Canada's Government Has a Plan to Legalize Recreational Weed By Next Summer Canada's Government Has a Plan to Legalize Recreational Weed By Next Summer
- April 22, 2017

The new law would make it illegal to sell or market cannabis to youth or use a young person to commit a cannabis-related crime, and will impose new penalties for these offences. He also said maybe legalization in Canada will spur a rise in marijuana tourism in his country. Those looking to purchase pot will have to be at least 18 years of age and will only be allowed to carry about an ounce of marijuana at one time. (more...)
Trump says Paris attack will influence France's election
- April 22, 2017

However he noted its role in getting rid of Islamic State, including in Libya. The G-7 nations recently joined in urging Russian Federation to pressure the Syrian government to end the civil war. Gentiloni said Rome would abide by its commitments to increase defence spending under a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation agreement, despite budgetary constraints that have kept it from spending 2% of gross domestic product on defence. (more...)
Lawsuit: Man deported after being part of protection program Lawsuit: Man deported after being part of protection program
- April 22, 2017

A federal judge singled out and criticized for his Mexican heritage by President Donald Trump previous year will preside over a high-profile immigration case that's dogged Trump's administration in recent days. His attorneys asked CBP and Border Patrol for documents relating to his detention and removal and were told to file a Freedom of Information Act request. (more...)
Cannabis Act: Canada set to legalise marijuana to keep children 'safe'
- April 22, 2017

The government will allow the citizens to carry up to 30 grams of dried cannabis for personal use. However, some Canadian doctors have expressed concerns that the prime minister's legalization plans may trivialize marijuana. James Phillips, CEO of the Canadian/American Border Trade Alliance, said the Canadian move could cause problems along the border because marijuana possession is still illegal under US law. (more...)
Ben Bland: Jeremy Corbyn vows to 'overturn the rigged system'
- April 22, 2017

It's a reversal from yesterday, when the Tories took the majority of bets with Corbyn only getting a 29% share. To a crowd of supporters and journalists in London , he said that the old rules drawn up by political and economic elites no longer apply. (more...)
World's heaviest woman undergoing obesity treatment doing well, confirms Doctor World's heaviest woman undergoing obesity treatment doing well, confirms Doctor
- April 22, 2017

The world's heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed from Egypt, was flown to an Indian hospital in Februaryafter an eminent Mumbai-based surgeon, Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala, succeeded with his fundraising initiative in order to fly Eman to India for treatment. (more...)
Champs Elysées Assailant Karim Cheurfi Had Note Justifying ISIS Champs Elysées Assailant Karim Cheurfi Had Note Justifying ISIS
- April 22, 2017

Joseph Downing, a researcher at the London Schools of Economics, said that if the attacker was, as reported, known to police, it raised questions of how he could still stage an attack. Cheurfi never showed any sign of radicalization during his previous detention, Molins said. Molins said investigators were trying to determine whether the attacker had accomplices. (more...)
Arkansas again faces legal hurdles over death row inmates' executions
- April 22, 2017

Two of the Arkansas death row inmates the state had planned to execute this week, Don Davis and Bruce Ward, had their cases put on hold by the Arkansas Supreme Court pending the USA high court's decision in the McWilliams case, due by the end of June. (more...)
PDP worker killed, two injured in J&K PDP worker killed, two injured in J&K
- April 22, 2017

Due to the clashes, the traffic movement on Maulana Azad Road was halted, causing traffic jams in the city centre. The number of injured students might increase. Militants also shot dead a lawyer affiliated with an opposition political party, as well as a former counter-insurgency commander, police said on Sunday. (more...)
United Nations strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay United Nations strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay
- April 22, 2017

The South Korean government has stated that it asked the United States and China to confirm the facts of the matter. "And you know, you're talking about thousands of years. "I can only say that via deep communications between China and the USA at various levels including at the highest levels, the United States now has an even fuller and more correct understanding of China's policy and position and has a more rounded understanding of China's efforts", Lu said. (more...)
10 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses 10 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses
- April 22, 2017

The death toll from a collapsed garbage mountain in Colombo has risen to 10 after four children died in hospital overnight from the disaster, authorities said on Saturday. A part of the garbage dump that had been used in recent ye. Schools and others facilities will be moved as well. Now, after so many deaths, politicians are saying they will stop dumping garbage. (more...)
Court again finds intentional voter discrimination in Texas Court again finds intentional voter discrimination in Texas
- April 22, 2017

The San Antonio-based judges found that lawmakers in 2011 either violated the U.S. Constitution or the Voting Rights Act by intentionally diluting the strength of minority voters statewide and specifically in a litany of House districts across Texas. (more...)
MPs overwhelmingly vote for snap general election on 8 June MPs overwhelmingly vote for snap general election on 8 June
- April 22, 2017

Before 2011, a prime minister could dissolve parliament and call a snap election at any time they wanted. Theresa May now holds Remain-backing Lewes with a majority of 1,083 (2.1 per cent) and Twickenham with a majority of 2,017 (3.3 per cent). (more...)
Bush Back in Hospital Recovering From Mild Pneumonia Bush Back in Hospital Recovering From Mild Pneumonia
- April 22, 2017

The former president spent two weeks in Methodist back in January with pneumonia. George Bush Senior has been admitted to hospital with pneumonia for the second time in three months. He had been rushed to Houston Methodist Hospital on January 14 for shortness of breath and underwent a procedure to remove a blockage from his lung. (more...)
In Germany Police arrest suspected perpetrator of Dortmund team bus attack
- April 22, 2017

A further tip-off came from bank money laundering investigators. It said the email referred to Adolf Hitler, railed against multiculturalism and suggested another attack might occur on April 22. Spanish worldwide Marc Bartra was injured in the attack. He thanked fans for their support and wished his side well for the rearranged match, which takes place tonight. (more...)
AAP manifesto promises to make Delhi garbage-free within a year
- April 22, 2017

He was also suspended from the party later. However, during his campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Sandeep Kumar was heard criticising the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its supremo Arvind Kejriwal. All three parties have released their manifestos, and have chosen to focus on issues they consider key to winning the critical municipal election. "The EC's motive is not to conduct the elections but to ensure the BJP's victory", Kejriwal had said during a press conference. (more...)
Self-styled cow vigilante Sadhvi Kamal praises Alwar murder-accused, promises quick release Self-styled cow vigilante Sadhvi Kamal praises Alwar murder-accused, promises quick release
- April 22, 2017

One shouldn't give in. "Are you getting proper meals (in jail) and are you well?" she asked. As Yadav nodded, she asked him to speak up and not hesitate. " Didi ", a 39-year-old cancer survivor, had garnered a lot of attention recently after she forced the Jaipu's administration to seal a Muslim-owned hotel for allegedly serving beef. (more...)
United fallout: Airline offers compensation, passengers say United fallout: Airline offers compensation, passengers say
- April 22, 2017

When Munoz first saw footage of the passenger getting violently yanked off one of his planes, he said one emotion washed over him: shame. Munoz, who was forced to release a second apology when his first came under fire for being insensitive, said he felt "ashamed" when he watched the viral videos of passenger David Dao being forcibly removed from the flight. (more...)