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Cannabis becomes legal in Canada

Cannabis becomes legal in Canada Like marijuana businesses in Colorado, California, and Washington state, the Uruguayan sellers have had to resort to cash, with all its attendant risks. In this photo taken on October 12, 2018, an employee moves a tray with cannabis plants at the Up's cannabis factory in Lincoln, Ontario. While some on Vancouver Island are selling through their current product and closing until they receive a prov... [Full Article...]

Trump says defense chief Mattis 'could be' leaving post

Trump says defense chief Mattis 'could be' leaving post Although she says Trump did not fully cooperate with her, Stahl gave the president props for his recent "string of wins". Here are the other notable moments from Trump's " 60 Minutes " appearance. "I would put my money on General Mattis every day of the week and twice on Sunday, in terms of knowing more about military policy, theory, and doctrine". [Full Article...]

Leslie weakens from hurricane as it nears Portugal, Spain

Leslie weakens from hurricane as it nears Portugal, Spain Leslie is moving northeast at 38 miles per hour (61 kph) and its maximum sustained winds are 75 miles per hour (120 kph). The civil defence services said 324,000 people were left without electricity while more than 60 people had to leave their damaged homes and flee to safety. [Full Article...]

For those without much, Hurricane Michael creates hardship

For those without much, Hurricane Michael creates hardship Republicans in Florida , including Scott, disagreed with Trump and said they said they did not dispute the death toll numbers. "It is incredible, the power of the storm", Trump said in televised remarks. The president added that his main goal is to make sure that residents in Florida and Georgia are safe and being taken care of. More than 190,000 homes and businesses in Florida were wit... [Full Article...]

Australian government tries to explain ‘it’s OK to be white’ vote

Australian government tries to explain ‘it’s OK to be white’ vote The motion, brought forward by Pauline Hanson on Monday, also declared "anti-white" racism was on the rise in Australia. On Tuesday, government Senate leader Mathias Cormann - who did not vote in Monday's motion - was forced into the embarrassing claim that the government did not actually support the motion, but that they were confused about what they were voting for. [Full Article...]

Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Trump

Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Trump Trump had asked Otero to dismiss the lawsuit. This ruling does not pertain to legal action Daniels has pursued over a nondisclosure agreement she entered into about the alleged sexual encounter. "The Court agrees with Mr Trump's argument because the tweet in question constitutes "rhetorical hyperbole" normally associated with politics and public discourse in the United States", Otero wrote... [Full Article...]

WWE Wrestlers Reportedly Don't Want To Travel To Work Crown Jewel

WWE Wrestlers Reportedly Don't Want To Travel To Work Crown Jewel It was the first part of a decade-long partnership between WWE and the Saudi General Sports Authority. And now, with the all but certain murder of Washington Post journalist and Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi , the WWE's "Crown Jewel" event is anything but. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Are Expecting A Baby!

Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Are Expecting A Baby! This time around, Dunne also met her beloved prince's new wife, who appeared equally charmed by the war widow as she crouched down to speak with her. Harry and Meghan will attend the games' opening and closing ceremonies . Across the harbour, Katie McCloghan and DL Webb-Smith have been waiting since 5:00am for the couple. The royal couple, keen to converse with as many as possible, briefly se... [Full Article...]

Elections too, says Trump

Elections too, says Trump Of course, presumably, the president will take the final decision. His comments come amid high political and economic tensions between the world's two largest economies, with officials from both nations having traded ever-harsher barbs in recent weeks. [Full Article...]

Woman apologises for accusing 9-year-old of sexual assault

Woman apologises for accusing 9-year-old of sexual assault She reportedly claimed the journalists "were harassing her and threatening her with violence". "I was just sexually assaulted by a child", yells the woman to the angry crowd, according to Heavy . "The son grabbed my ass, and she chose to yell at me", Klein says in the video, referring to the child's mother. He now questions if Klein ever made a call and if she understands the gravity of her acc... [Full Article...]

BK man charged in brawl after speech by far-right leader

BK man charged in brawl after speech by far-right leader It was not clear whether the three arrested men were supporters or protesters of the Proud Boys, whose members have been accused of white supremacy and anti-Semitism. Videos of the fight have surfaced online showing individuals shouting homophobic slurs outside the event where Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes was invited to speak. [Full Article...]

India #MeToo: Minister accused of multiple sexual harassment files for defamation

India #MeToo: Minister accused of multiple sexual harassment files for defamation MUMBAI: Indian journalist Priya Ramani said that she was ready to fight allegation of defamation laid against her Indian union minister MJ Akbar . "We are disappointed that Akbar did not choose to take this step (resigning) instead of threatening the complainants with legal action", it added. Come sit here, you said at one point, gesturing to a tiny space near you. [Full Article...]

Taliban to continue peace talks with US

Taliban to continue peace talks with US Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid claimed via Twitter that two Afghan army positions in Poshtrod were overrun in an attack Saturday night, and said that 25 Afghan army soldiers were killed and 12 were taken prisoner while no Taliban fighters were killed. [Full Article...]

Lewinsky was an adult, so Bill did nothing wrong, Hillary Clinton believes

Lewinsky was an adult, so Bill did nothing wrong, Hillary Clinton believes CBS host Tony Dokoupil asked Hillary Clinton during the "Sunday Morning" TV show. Lewinsky has rarely spoken about the affair, but a year ago, she wrote a powerful piece Vanity Fair , re-examining the events of the late 90s through the lens of the #MeToo movement. [Full Article...]

O'Rourke Raises Record $38.1M in Texas Senate Race

O'Rourke Raises Record $38.1M in Texas Senate Race The amount is far more than any other Senate candidate has ever raised in a single quarter, according to Michael Malbin, executive director of the Campaign Finance Institute, which studies money in politics. O'Rourke's Senate campaign announced Friday a record-smashing third quarter fundraising haul of $38.1 million. Cruz is also benefiting from spending by a number of outside groups that ha... [Full Article...]

German train station closed following reports of hostage situation

German train station closed following reports of hostage situation Cologne police said they have closed parts of the western German city's main train station because of a hostage situation. "We are in contact with the man", police spokesman Christoph Gilles told broadcaster n-tv at the time. The woman sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene. He wouldn't confirm local media reports that the hostage-taker had first attacked the girl before takin... [Full Article...]

Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test suggesting Native American ancestor

Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test suggesting Native American ancestor The analysis was done by Carlos D. Bustamante, a Stanford University professor noted for his work on tracking population migration via DNA analysis. In a five-minute, campaign-style video, Warren asks him: "The president likes to call my mom a liar". [Full Article...]

White House: More talks with Saudi crown prince

White House: More talks with Saudi crown prince The kingdom has called the allegations "baseless". President Donald Trump revealed that First Lady Melania Trump has joined the effort to "get to the bottom" of what happened to missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi . In a statement, the SNPM voiced deep concern over Khashoggi's disappearance after entering the Saudi Consulate, calling on Moroccan journalists to join a planned rally outside ... [Full Article...]

CBBC Newsround: What did you think of the royal wedding?

CBBC Newsround: What did you think of the royal wedding? ASSOCIATED PRESS Made it! It would make sense that her daughters would feel protective of her walking into the church alone. The 28-year-old Eugenie met her husband eight years ago on a ski trip in the Swiss Alps. Fergie also spoke about her connection to her ex-husband in the same interview. I felt so handsome, so comfortable. And! The couple opted to extend their celebration into Satur... [Full Article...]

Bodies of nine climbers killed on Nepal's Mount Gurja found

Bodies of nine climbers killed on Nepal's Mount Gurja found A helicopter reached the site and managed to land just above the expedition team's camp, but were unable to retrieve any of the bodies. A group of five South Korean mountaineers and four Nepali guides were at the base camp of Mount Gurja when the storm struck overnight, police said on Saturday. [Full Article...]


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