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Trump Likely to Support End to Federal Ban on Marijuana

Trump Likely to Support End to Federal Ban on Marijuana Elizabeth Warren , D-Mass., and Cory Gardner , R-Colo., and Reps. His budget assumes $60 million in new revenues from the pending approval of recreational marijuana . "I support Senator Gardner". "We were not ordered to do anything other than the policies that we intend to carry out nationally", Sessions said. "At its heart, this.is a pro-states'-rights bill that remedies a business rela... [Full Article...]

Palestinians wounded in Gaza protests

Palestinians wounded in Gaza protests A press vest did not protect an AFP photographer from Israeli bullets fired during protests in Gaza . Hamas leaders have threatened possible mass border breaches, raising concerns in Israel that communities near Gaza might be at risk. [Full Article...]

Woman injured by bison in Yellowstone National Park after getting too close

Woman injured by bison in Yellowstone National Park after getting too close Jake Frank, a spokesperson for Yellowstone National Park , warned even if a bison doesn't feel threatened by you, if you get close and it bumps you, that's going to hurt. Because of the severity of her injuries she was flown to an Idaho trauma center. "Give animals space when they're near trails, boardwalks, parking lots, or in developed areas". [Full Article...]

By Law, Trump Must Discuss Human Rights with Kim

By Law, Trump Must Discuss Human Rights with Kim North Korea "has numerous facilities involved in the development, production, and testing of nuclear weapons and missiles, some of them located at the known nuclear complex at Yongbyon, but many located at undeclared sites elsewhere in the DPRK". [Full Article...]

Landslide threat forces suspension of Guatemala volcano search

Landslide threat forces suspension of Guatemala volcano search Rescue efforts in eruption zone suspended citing danger to workers; chances of finding anyone alive in still-steaming terrain nearly nil. Opposition politicians in Guatemala are calling on Sergio Cabanas, the national coordinator for the Disaster Reduction agency, or Conred, to step down accusing him of failing to heed early warnings about a possible eruption at the Fuego volcano ahead of Sunday... [Full Article...]

G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement President Donald Trump during the G7 Leaders Summit in La Malbaie , Que., on Friday, June 8, 2018 . Trudeau said he told Trump directly that Canada 'particularly did not take lightly the fact that [the tariffs were] based on a national security reason'. [Full Article...]

Witness saw gator drag woman into Florida lake

Witness saw gator drag woman into Florida lake On Wednesday, one of her neighbors snapped a picture of an alligator lounging on a front porch, the Herald reported . Residents say the park is very popular. And this has happened in a place which is famous for picnics and dog-walking. However, what they found inside the gator isn't a good sign for Shizuka. [Full Article...]

Palestinian shot dead after throwing rock at Israeli soldier: Army

Palestinian shot dead after throwing rock at Israeli soldier: Army There was no immediate confirmation of the decision from the Israeli side. The Palestinian Information Ministry said in a statement that "the execution of Tamimi in cold blood, with three bullets at close range, proves how much our people are in need of worldwide protection against the Israeli war machine". [Full Article...]

One-party rule? California Democrats look to expand power

One-party rule? California Democrats look to expand power A state senate seat in California is bigger than a congressional seat--it's a million people and the [recall] was all over one issue. Mr Trump's elimination of the state-and-local tax deduction is an albatross for Republicans in high-tax California. [Full Article...]

Trump angrily tells Republican Sen. Bob Corker to back off trade bill

Trump angrily tells Republican Sen. Bob Corker to back off trade bill The EU says it will introduce "rebalancing" tariffs on about 2.8 billion euros' ($3.4 billion) worth of US steel, agricultural and other products, including bourbon, peanut butter, cranberries and orange juice. The amendment advanced on the floor, and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., Sen. Toomey was joined in the move by U.S. Sens. Bob Corker , R-Tenn.; Heidi Heitkamp D-N.D.; Mark Warner... [Full Article...]

Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort faces more charges in Russian Federation inquiry

Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort faces more charges in Russian Federation inquiry Manafort on Friday denied that he was attempting to change the testimonies of witnesses, citing a lack of evidence put forward by the special counsel. According to Mueller, the two associates helped coordinate a group of ex-European politicians known as the Hapsburg Group, who promoted Ukraine's Party of Regions in Europe and the United States. [Full Article...]

China hosts Russia, Iran for summit as US tensions rise

China hosts Russia, Iran for summit as US tensions rise Matters pertaining to bilateral relations between Pakistan and China came under discussion during the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Heads of State meeting. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Shavkat Mirziyoyev President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the sidelines of SCO Summit". To that end, one of the agreements signed on Saturday amended the 2006 protocol on p... [Full Article...]

The Queen's Birthday Parade: Best Photos

Last year's Trooping the Colour was their mother Kate's seventh; she has not missed a single parade since she married Prince William in 2011. While they appeared at a private Buckingham Palace garden party three days after they Wednesday, Saturday afternoon's outing was the first time the former actress has been on full show as a royal. [Full Article...]

Britain will publish Irish backstop proposal shortly: spokesman

Britain will publish Irish backstop proposal shortly: spokesman And he added: "The UK tells us it wants to avoid any control". Michel Barnier also stated that Brussels would not be "intimidated" by Brexiteers who try to blame the bloc for not securing the Brexit deal they want. A national conversation would then be launched in early 2019, with the vote being held before March 29, when the United Kingdom is now scheduled to leave the EU. [Full Article...]

Putin Expects Trump to Fulfill Pre-Election Promise, Improve Ties With Russia

Putin Expects Trump to Fulfill Pre-Election Promise, Improve Ties With Russia Before the medal ceremony, Putin said the two heads of state had enjoyed "fruitful" talks. In one phone call , the Canadian PM scoffed at the idea that Canada posed a national security threat to the USA, the administration's pretext for imposing the steep tariffs on imported aluminum and steel. [Full Article...]

Two of Scott Pruitt's top aides resign amid EPA scrutiny

Two of Scott Pruitt's top aides resign amid EPA scrutiny Pruitt also faced backlash after a letter to GOP Representative Trey Goudy of SC, the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, showed the EPA administrator told an aide to buy an old mattress from Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. [Full Article...]

DOJ offers new briefing as lawmakers dispute Trump spy claim

DOJ offers new briefing as lawmakers dispute Trump spy claim Speaker Paul Ryan disputed President Trump's attacks on the Justice Department and their handling of an ongoing investigation into his 2016 presidential campaign, telling reporters he's seen "no evidence" to back up Trump's claims that his operation was spied on by the federal government. [Full Article...]

UK Supreme Court dismisses case to overturn Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion laws

UK Supreme Court dismisses case to overturn Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion laws A majority of Britain's Supreme Court justices believe that Northern Ireland's current abortion law, which bans abortion except when a mother's life is at risk, is incompatible with human rights laws, the court said on Thursday. Theresa May can no longer sit back and do nothing whilst countless women continue to suffer on her watch. "Testimonies of being forced to travel , making their hard sit... [Full Article...]

Putin warns Ukraine against military action in east during World Cup

Putin warns Ukraine against military action in east during World Cup Russian President Vladimir Putin called for the development of a new European security system Thursday in response to what he says is a US effort to undermine strategic parity and warned that a third world war could end civilization. During the visit, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Putin will hold small- and large-scale talks, meet the press together, attend signing ceremonies and welcome banq... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump attorney says Kim Jong Un 'begged' for summit

Donald Trump attorney says Kim Jong Un 'begged' for summit Mr Giuliani said: 'We said , 'Well, we're not going to have a summit under those circumstances. Afterwards, Mr Trump said that the two leaders were working together to improve trading relations and that Mr Abe promised new Japanese investment in the United States. [Full Article...]


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