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World News Schumer announces plan to decriminalize marijuana
Author: 0 Schumer announces plan to decriminalize marijuana

His bill would not legalize marijuana outright, but instead allow states to decide whether to make the drug available commercially. Justice Brandeis said let the states be laboratories. According to CBS News , Session made "it clear that marijuana possession and distribution is against federal law" and directed US attorneys to prosecute it accordingly.

World News Romania May Move Its Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Romania May Move Its Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem

The leader of the governing party in Romania (the Social Democrats) Liviu Dragnea has announced that the decision is final and that further steps are being taken. It added Romania's position regarding the Israeli-Palestinian case "has traditionally been a balanced one, including.bilaterally recognising the Palestinian state".

World News Opposition parties submit notice for CJI's impeachment to Rajya Sabha chairman
Author: 0 Opposition parties submit notice for CJI's impeachment to Rajya Sabha chairman

Leaders of the Congress party and six other parties presented a notice to the chairman of Parliament's upper house seeking an inquiry into Chief Justice Deepak Misra's conduct, to be followed by a vote on impeachment . "Further, despite the orders of the ADM cancelling the allotment in 1985, the Chief Justice surrendered the land only in 2012 after he was elevated to the Supreme Court ".

World News American shoppers told to avoid romaine lettuce amid E coli outbreak
Author: 0 American shoppers told to avoid romaine lettuce amid E coli outbreak

Media reports indicate Safeway had pulled romaine lettuce from shelves in OR and replaced it with safe product. No common grower, supplier, distributor or brand has been identified yet, according to the CDC . Coli infection may be reported in the coming weeks, since some people may not immediately report the illness. Nugget Markets, Safeway and Raley's told us the romaine lettuce they sell does not come from the Yuma, Arizona growing region.

World News German police defuse WW II bomb after evacuating central Berlin
Author: 0 German police defuse WW II bomb after evacuating central Berlin

The police say there is no immediate danger from the 500 kg British bomb, which was found on Heidestrasse last Wednesday. But not generally this close to the city center, we're 300-400 meters from the main train station. Flights from Berlin's Tegel airport are not affected but passengers have been warned that public transport to the city's two airports - Tegel and Schoenefeld - would be disrupted .

World News Syrian Air Defense Forces Return Fire In Non-Existent Attack
Author: 0 Syrian Air Defense Forces Return Fire In Non-Existent Attack

It made that clear in 2013, when it held back from military action and, more importantly, said that even if it had intervened it would only have been in a limited way. Israeli F-15s will stay in country after Tehran threatens Israel for attacking Iranian forces in Syria last week. The attack over the weekend was an important message of deterrence that the US would stand behind its word to not tolerate the use of non-conventional weapons, said Moshe Yaalon, a former Israeli defense minister ...

World News 'Extremely Racist' Video Leads To Syracuse Theta Tau Fraternity Suspension
Author: 0 'Extremely Racist' Video Leads To Syracuse Theta Tau Fraternity Suspension

We recently learned that a member of the Le Moyne community was involved with this fraternity. The video was posted to a secret Facebook group called "Tau of Theta Tau". It was uncovered by student newspaper the Daily Orange , and shows a frat boy forcing another student to his knees, where he is ordered to repeat a vile oath.

World News FIFA probes Russian federation over racist chants
Author: 0 FIFA probes Russian federation over racist chants

Consumer group Which? found two tickets for the best available seats at Tunisia vs England on June 18 were listed on StubHub for between £480.20 and £11,237.60. The International Football Federation ( FIFA ) expects all the tickets for the 2018 FIFA World Cup matches to be held in Russia this summer to sell out, FIFA Head of Ticketing Falk Eller told reporters Tuesday.

World News Prosecutor closes Prince death case; no charges
Author: 0 Prosecutor closes Prince death case; no charges

He was found unresponsive in an elevator at Paisley Park, his Minnesota home and recording studio. "As licensed professionals, doctors are held to a high level of accountability in their prescribing practices, especially when it comes to highly addictive painkillers".

World News New sanctions against Russian Federation for chemical weapons attack in Syria still possible
Author: 0 New sanctions against Russian Federation for chemical weapons attack in Syria still possible

The US, Britain and France fired a total of 105 cruise missiles at targets they said were linked to chemical weapons in Damascus and Homs. The fact-finding mission from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to the Syrian town of Douma was put on hold after the United Nations security team was sacked at during a reconnaissance tour on Tuesday.

World News McKayla Maroney says Larry Nassar molested her 'hundreds' of times
Author: 0 McKayla Maroney says Larry Nassar molested her 'hundreds' of times

And he didn't say it in a way that was, like, mean or anything like that. "I actually was like, 'That makes sense, I don't want to tell anybody about this.' And I didn't believe that they would understand ". "All they cared about is money and medals". She's also been an outspoken critic of USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University , where Nassar also served as a physician, accusing them of not doing enough to prevent and end the sexual abuse.

World News Trump, Abe Fail To Agree On US Tariff Exemption For Japan
Author: 0 Trump, Abe Fail To Agree On US Tariff Exemption For Japan

Japan is one of the few key US allies that has not been granted exemptions from the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum imports into the U.S. Trump pulled out of talks just three days into his presidency. "If the meeting is not fruitful while I'm there, I'll respectfully leave the meeting", President Donald Trump said.

World News Masked Prowler Arrested Outside Taylor Swift's LA Home
Author: 0 Masked Prowler Arrested Outside Taylor Swift's LA Home

Police filed a temporary restraining order against Sandrock and jailed him for three days. The Associated Press reports police found a knife, rope, ammunition, and more masks in gloves inside of the vehicle he drove to the residence owned by Swift.

World News Over 95% of world's population breathing unhealthy air
Author: 0 Over 95% of world's population breathing unhealthy air

Increased heat, changes in climate patterns, drought and wildfires contributed to the high number of days with unhealthy particulate matter. It's sort of a continuing struggle. "They're formed of different chemicals", she said. The absence of pollution reduction targets of 35 per cent in three years and 50 per cent in five years in the draft National Clean Air Program (NCAP) of the Environment Ministry is a cause of "grave concern", Greenpeace India today said.

World News Syrian Air Defence Forces Destroy Missiles Over Two Air Bases
Author: 0 Syrian Air Defence Forces Destroy Missiles Over Two Air Bases

Syrian Central Media , which described the incidents as confrontation of a new "aggression", said the missiles targeted Shayrat air base in Homs. After midnight, Syrian state media outlets and the War Media, the media wing of the Syrian army and its allies, reported that Syrian air defences responded to a missile strike believed to be carried out by Israel, reports Xinhua news agency.

World News Bon-Ton Stores reaches the end of the line
Author: 0 Bon-Ton Stores reaches the end of the line

Corporate parent Bon-Ton operates stores under the Herberger's name in North Platte, Norfolk, Scottsbluff, Hastings and Kearney. "While we are disappointed by this outcome and tried very hard to identify bidders interested in operating the business as a going concern, we are committed to working constructively with the winning bidder to ensure an orderly wind-down of operations", said Bill Tracy, Bon-Ton's president and CEO.

World News First Lady Melania Trump to attend Barbara Bush's Texas funeral
Author: 0 First Lady Melania Trump to attend Barbara Bush's Texas funeral

Former President Barack Obama said Mrs. Humor helps, she often said and it does, Gans, but I will miss your laugh terribly. "When she invites you into her home, it's your home". Former First Lady Laura Bush got a little choked up when she spoke about her mother-in-law at the forum. "It was wonderful to see the turnout that came to hear her speak", she said.

World News Turkey to hold snap elections on 24 June, says Erdoğan
Author: 0 Turkey to hold snap elections on 24 June, says Erdoğan

Turkey looks set to hold the elections amid its state of emergency , with the national security council having on April 18 recommended to parliament that the special regime, brought in following the July 2016 coup, is still required for the governance of the country and should be extended for a seventh time.

World News Russia, Syria block inspectors watchdog, from Compound weapons attack Web Page States
Author: 0 Russia, Syria block inspectors watchdog, from Compound weapons attack Web Page States

After midnight, Syrian state media outlets and the War Media, the media wing of the Syrian army and its allies, reported that Syrian air defenses responded to a missile strike believed to be carried out by Israel. "I can guarantee that Russian Federation has not tampered with the site", he told the BBC . The Associated Press spoke to survivors and witnesses who described being hit by gas.

World News Stormy Daniels releases sketch of man she says threatened her in Vegas
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels releases sketch of man she says threatened her in Vegas

Stormy Daniels unveiled the image on ABC's " The View ". "Nothing about him alarmed me" she said, adding she assumed he was the husband of another woman on her way to the exercise class for new mothers. Daniels also hadn't told her husband what happened with Trump, and didn't want him to know, either. Avenatti announced that there's now a $100,000 reward for anyone who can positively identify the man from the composite sketch.

World News National Weather Service: EF-1 tornado hit Upshur, Harrison counties
Author: 0 National Weather Service: EF-1 tornado hit Upshur, Harrison counties

Two nearby Wisconsin communities, both Massive Falls and Tigerton, obtained over Two feet of snow that the National Weather Service in Green Bay Noted. A few trees also landed on homes and vehicles. County workers have cleared debris off roadways but still need to pick it up off the sides of county roads, he said.

World News Russian Federation demands Apple pull Telegram for iPhone from App Store
Author: 0 Russian Federation demands Apple pull Telegram for iPhone from App Store

The long-running legal battle between state communications regulator Roskomnadzor and the encrypted messaging app came to a head last week when a court ordered Telegram blocked in Russian Federation. "Privacy is not for sale and human rights should not be compromised out of fear and greed", Durov wrote Friday on Telegram in response to the court's decision.

World News 05:41UK Cyber Security Centre Warns Companies Against Using China's ZTE Equipment
Author: 0 05:41UK Cyber Security Centre Warns Companies Against Using China's ZTE Equipment

The Chinese company used a series of shell companies to sell its products in Iran , and after pleading guilty, it promised to terminate four senior employees and to discipline 35 others. Government and only admitting to its culpability when compelled by circumstances to do so", Majauskas' letter said. China's Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday, that it "will closely follow the developments" in the ZTE case.

World News Police operation at Danish school after 'shooting' threat by student
Author: 0 Police operation at Danish school after 'shooting' threat by student

School Superintendent Bruce Watkins says the boy lashed out at the other students until an adult intervened. All the victims suffered minor injuries. Parents of children attending Pleasantview all received an electronic notice of the incident Monday morning. Close to 100 parents and students who have walked the halls of The Foundation School for Autism gathered for the school's first ever homecoming celebration.

World News Avengers: Infinity War Singapore and Tokyo Fan Event Photos
Author: 0 Avengers: Infinity War Singapore and Tokyo Fan Event Photos

In addition to bringing together just about ever hero that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has to offer, the upcoming AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR will serve as the conclusion to the past decade of Marvel movies. Coon joins Avatar and Planet of the Apes actor Terry Notary as another Black Order baddie, Cull Obsidian. The Avengers: Infinity War opens next week! Marvel Comic Book fans have known the origin of the ultimate foe of Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange and ...

World News Japan, China hold high level economic dialogue after 8 years
Author: 0 Japan, China hold high level economic dialogue after 8 years

As cracks in both materialize, that's where the Mar-a-Lago summit becomes important, he continued. In response, the White House made clear Trump is concerned about the security of US allies in addition to the American people. The U.S. itself is pushing for the release of three Americans. Equally, the timing of economic talks between China and Japan, shortly before Abe meets Trump, is extremely interesting.

World News Thousands of protesters take to the streets in Armenian capital
Author: 0 Thousands of protesters take to the streets in Armenian capital

Opposition supporters walk along a street during a rally in central Yerevan on April 16, 2018. Six police officers and 40 rioters were injured in clashes and received medical attention, the Health Ministry said. The "civil disobedience" actions began early in the morning and quickly attracted thousands of demonstrators, many of them university students. A shrewd former military officer, Sargsyan has been in charge of the landlocked South Caucasus nation of 2.9 million since winning a ...

World News Ryan anoints McCarthy as his successor
Author: 0 Ryan anoints McCarthy as his successor

Ryan also batted back concerns that McCarthy's run for speaker may end up like it did in 2015, when the California Republican dropped out of the speaker's race despite being the frontrunner because not enough members voiced support for his candidacy.

World News France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks
Author: 0 France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

Russian lawmakers have warned the United States that Moscow would view an airstrike on Syria as a war crime and that it could trigger a direct U.S-Russian military clash. how strong the evidence is". Then Thursday he tweeted that an attack on Syria "could be very soon or not so soon at all!" "Syria's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that Trump's threats to attack are "reckless" and endanger worldwide peace and security".

World News Freeze Warning Issued for Area Early Monday Morning
Author: 0 Freeze Warning Issued for Area Early Monday Morning

Strong winds aloft translating to the surface in downdrafts will bring the potential of damaging winds - hard to say if this will be sporadic or fairly widespread. Heavy rainfall, frequent lightning, and gusty winds have bee the primary impacts along the leading edge. Sunday: A cloudier day with some showery rain, though some bright or sunny intervals may break through later in the afternoon especially in the west.

World News Trump Pardons Ex-Cheney Aide Who Lied To FBI
Author: 0 Trump Pardons Ex-Cheney Aide Who Lied To FBI

Jerrold Nadler said earlier Friday, amid reports that a pardon was planned. Excerpts of Comey&rsquo new publication due out Tuesday, "A Loyalty: Management, Lies and Truth", slam Trump, calling him "unethical, and untethered to institutional and truth values".

World News Donald Trump promises to protect states with legalized marijuana
Author: 0 Donald Trump promises to protect states with legalized marijuana

Gardner said he's lifting his hold and working with colleagues on legislation that would protect marijuana operations in states that have legalised the drug. "Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states' rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana", Gardner said Friday.

World News Delhi Daredevils beat Mumbai Indians in last ball thriller
Author: 0 Delhi Daredevils beat Mumbai Indians in last ball thriller

Delhi's batting was a talk all around before the start of the tournament. Roy was on 35 off 15 balls and his captain Gautam Gambhir on 15 as Delhi flew to 50 in five overs. Roy neutralised that as well with brute force to clear the boundaries. It was an innings of not only great hitting, but also shouldering responsibility when the likes of Glenn Maxwell failed to finish the game off.

World News 3 pets die in Linda Vista house fire
Author: 0 3 pets die in Linda Vista house fire

Crews from 5 different fire stations responded to the call Friday morning. He wasn't sure why, but there were extra layers there that made it hard to tear down the ceiling, as well as stuff being stored in the attic that made it hard. "Most fire incidents are successfully extinguished by the first attending crews, with re-inspections in the hours, or even days after the initial attendance used for incidents of a more complex nature".

World News More rainfall, storm, snow forecast in HP
Author: 0 More rainfall, storm, snow forecast in HP

With that said, hail will be our main concern this evening from some of the strongest storms and that may lead to slick spots on area roads this evening. The post Weather Update: Friday Evening's Forecast - April 13, 2018 appeared first on WDEF . The record high for Thursday in Denver is 79 degrees set in 1976.

World News Weather turning ugly as blizzard conditions approach
Author: 0 Weather turning ugly as blizzard conditions approach

Strong winds may make travel hard and unsafe. A strong winter storm will bring heavy snow and winds gusting up to 45 miles per hour or higher. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning is in effect from 1 p.m. Areas northwest of Sioux City could get pummeled much harder, as Yankton, South Dakota, might see a foot of snow. Do not travel and if you must travel have a winter survival kit with you.

World News Gaza militants killed in blast near Israel border: Islamic Jihad
Author: 0 Gaza militants killed in blast near Israel border: Islamic Jihad

The heavy shooting of bullets and tear gas by Israeli army did not prevent women demonstrators from joining the weekly rallies in border areas. Land Day is held in remembrance of an incident in which Israeli forces fatally shot six Palestinians on March 30, 1976, as the Palestinians were protesting Israeli land seizures.

World News Markets rise on hopes of US-China trade deal
Author: 0 Markets rise on hopes of US-China trade deal

Xi Jinping filled his speech at an annual business summit on Tuesday with aphorisms about hard work and openness. Even as China's trade surplus narrowed overall in the first three months of the year, its surplus with the USA surged 19.4 percent to $58.25 billion from a year earlier, customs data showed on Friday.

World News Winnie Madikizela Mandela's 81 years as a mother of a nation
Author: 0 Winnie Madikizela Mandela's 81 years as a mother of a nation

Dlamini-Mandela accused the media of being complicit in a long "smear campaign" against her mother. At the time of Madikizela-Mandela's death, the longtime stalwart of the ruling party was a member of South Africa's parliament. "Mama Winnie would encourage us to go attend school and not leave the country to join the ANC's military wing, Umkhonto weSizwe, because she used to say she wanted educated leaders", said Mkhabane.

World News DOJ Report: Andrew McCabe Lacked Candor Several Times, Even Under Oath
Author: 0 DOJ Report: Andrew McCabe Lacked Candor Several Times, Even Under Oath

The inspector general also concluded that Mr. McCabe's disclosure of the existence of the ongoing investigation in the manner described in the report violated media policy of the F.B.I. McCabe responded to the firing by charging it was part of a larger effort from the Trump administration to discredit the FBI and special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

World News Backpage.com co-founder pleads guilty -US Justice Department
Author: 0 Backpage.com co-founder pleads guilty -US Justice Department

Last week, Backpage began displaying a message saying the federal government had seized the website. "Scott says the shutdown of these sites could impact police investigations ". In his admission statement, Ferrer admitted that he conspired with other Backpage officials to facilitate prostitution crimes being committed by users of the site.

World News Searchers Find Woman's Body in Eel River
Author: 0 Searchers Find Woman's Body in Eel River

Bruce Carpenter. In California, a person is legally drunk if they have a BAC of.08 or higher. Her wife, Sarah Hart , had a significant amount of the ingredient in Benadryl in her system, as did two of the children, CHP said. Carpenter said "a lot about this case is unusual. baffling nearly". Investigators have said they believe the missing children were inside the vehicle at the time of crash.

World News Winter storm and freezing rain warnings issued for the Kawarthas
Author: 0 Winter storm and freezing rain warnings issued for the Kawarthas

This precipitation will turn to freezing rain by the evening, with a low of -2 C in the forecast. As well, a rainfall warning and freezing rain alert were issued for Chatham-Kent and Rondeau Park by Environment Canada. The ice storm warning means total ice accumulations of a half inch of ice are expected, making traffic hard and causing downed tree limbs and power lines.

World News Latest Mega Millions victor used to live in Hillsdale
Author: 0 Latest Mega Millions victor used to live in Hillsdale

But then he remembered there's a sixth number, the gold Mega Ball, for which a 1 was drawn. Richard Wahl- who just moved to The Garden State last year from MI last year - will take home a lump sum payout of $324 million, according to NBC New York .

World News Kentucky Lawmakers Meet for Final Legislative Day on Saturday
Author: 0 Kentucky Lawmakers Meet for Final Legislative Day on Saturday

As they have several times this year, hundreds of Kentucky teachers descended on Frankfort, the capital, on Friday to urge lawmakers to override the governor's vetoes . "I guarantee you somewhere today a child was physically harmed or ingested poison because they were home alone because a single parent didn't have any money to take care of them".

World News Bootleg liquor kills more than 100 in Indonesia
Author: 0 Bootleg liquor kills more than 100 in Indonesia

The country has been shocked by images of distraught relatives and lines of trolleys carrying bodies in hospital hallways. They have confiscated huge quantities of alcohol. Laboratory tests of black-market alcohol showed it contained methanol, police said. "Ginseng by itself is too hard", said the 28-year-old. "I felt limp and dizzy".

World News Russian Federation doesn't have firepower to retaliate against Trump, says ex-Putin aide
Author: 0 Russian Federation doesn't have firepower to retaliate against Trump, says ex-Putin aide

Russia's Ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, warned Tuesday evening in an interview on Hezbollah-linked Al-Manar TV that any USA missiles fired at Syria will be shot down and their launch sites targeted. You shouldn't be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it! Since coming to office Trump has thumbed his nose at domestic opposition, brushed aside Moscow's actions in the United States, Ukraine and Syria and embraced tighter relations with the ...

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