• Trump delivers a shout-out to Gardner’s pot bill

    Trump delivers a shout-out to Gardner’s pot bill

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    He said the federal government "is closing its eyes and plugging its ears" to spreading legalization, but Washington should not interfere with any state's legal marijuana market. Canadians will be allowed to carry up to 30 grams of dried cannabis for personal use while those who sell or give marijuana to minors or who drive under its influence will face stiff penalties.
  • China hosts Pakistan, India for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit

    China hosts Pakistan, India for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit

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    He was in the Chinese city of Wuhan on April 27 and 28 to attend an informal summit with President Xi Jinping . India and Pakistan became its members in 2017. President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal. India has been raising the issue of Pakistan-sponsored terrorism in various multilateral forums with an aim to build pressure on Islamabad to dismantle the terror infrastructure operating from that country.
  • Trump seizes upon Obama-era license aimed at helping Iran

    Trump seizes upon Obama-era license aimed at helping Iran

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    If the Omani bank had allowed the exchange without such a license, it would have violated sanctions that bar Iran from transactions that touch the USA financial system. After Treasury officials were examining whether the Iran deal's relevant sanctions permit currency exchange of rials to dollars, the report says a Treasury official wrote in an email, "Yikes".
  • Florida woman reportedly dragged by alligator into pond confirmed dead, authorities say

    Florida woman reportedly dragged by alligator into pond confirmed dead, authorities say

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    The woman's dogs wouldn't leave the pond, said police, who confirmed the woman's identity. Search teams have located the body of a woman who vanished Friday morning in South Florida , according to officals. Alligators are synonymous with Florida with more than one million in the state. "The first thing you think that a gator is going to grab you and grab your dog", said Sharon Estupinan.
  • Trump says that Russian Federation should be reinstated as a G8 member

    Trump says that Russian Federation should be reinstated as a G8 member

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    But the US President recommended Russian Federation be re-invited into the club, insisting Moscow should have a seat at the table. Before leaving Washington this morning, Mr Trump caused fresh controversy by suggesting Russian Federation should be invited back into the G7, to reform the G8, after Vladimir Putin was kicked out in 2014 after his annexation of Crimea.
  • Isolated Trump to face confrontation from America's closest allies

    Isolated Trump to face confrontation from America's closest allies

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    Trump's claim that USA national security was at stake-that, say, luxury German autos were going to destroy America-was understandably viewed as risible by nations which had backed Washington in war. Lawrence River and a working lunch of Arctic char and buckwheat salad. Apart from this nascent trade war, Trump has also pulled the USA out of the Iran nuclear deal , threatening foreign companies that still want to do business there .
  • Pastor killed by crocodile during water baptism

    Pastor killed by crocodile during water baptism

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    While Dr Eshete was performing baptisms, a crocodile came out and killed him. His body was later recovered from the water with bite marks on his back, legs and hands, according to local reports. "All of a sudden, a crocodile jumped out of the lake and grabbed the pastor", an eyewitness told BBC Amharic . It is likely that the crocodile that killed Docho was a Nile crocodile, the Independent reported .
  • Kim meeting scheduled for 9 am on June 12

    Kim meeting scheduled for 9 am on June 12

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    The announcement came a day after the White House revealed that the historic June 12 meeting between the U.S. and North Korean leaders will take place in a luxury hotel on Singapore's resort island of Sentosa. The Libya model refers to the denuclearization of Libya, which occurred in the 2000s in exchange for sanctions relief. The New York Post reports Rodman will arrive a day before the June 12 meeting and may even play a role in the negotiations.
  • Suspect in Scottsdale, Ariz. killings found dead in hotel room

    Suspect in Scottsdale, Ariz. killings found dead in hotel room

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    Here is the timeline of those shooting deaths, per Assistant Police Chief Rich Slavin with the Scottsdale Police Department. Shots were fired as the SWAT team went into the room Monday morning, but police Sgt. Feldman was not believed to be at the office when paralegals Veleria Sharp , 48, and Laura Anderson , 49, were gunned down. It's not immediately clear when the couple separated and when they divorced.
  • First Saudi women receive driving licenses

    First Saudi women receive driving licenses

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    Global news reporters were not present to witness the swap in the only country in the world which prevents women from getting behind the wheel. Saudi women will be allowed to start driving in the kingdom from June 24. Ultraconservatives viewed women driving as immoral and warned women would be subject to sexual harassment if they drove. Women pose for a photo after attending a driving training at a university in Jeddah.
  • White House says Trump, Kim to meet at 9am on June 12

    White House says Trump, Kim to meet at 9am on June 12

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    But South Korean analysts who spoke to local newspaper Chosun Ilbo say Kim is making the move not necessarily to remove disloyal personnel, but to mitigate the risk of opposition from officers who oppose denuclearization. They also insist in the letter that North Korea commit to "robust compliance inspections" that "including "anywhere, anytime" inspections" of both declared and non-declared "suspicious sites".
  • Melania Trump set to make appearance after 24 days out of sight

    Melania Trump set to make appearance after 24 days out of sight

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    The first lady stayed behind Friday when President Donald Trump, his daughters, eldest son and son-in-law went to the Camp David retreat for the weekend. she wasn't there. We'll have to wait until tonight to hear if she really shows up. White House silence about her subsequent absence from public appearances with the president stoked conspiracy theories , and Rolling Stone's Jamil Smith came out with another one on Sunday.