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World News Canada legalizes marijuana nationwide after senate passes bill
Author: 0 Canada legalizes marijuana nationwide after senate passes bill

Bill C-45, otherwise known as the Cannabis Act , stems from a campaign pledge of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to keep marijuana away from underage users and reduce related crime. That makes cannabis a multibillion-dollar industry that is larger than the tobacco industry and as large as the beer industry. "Our plan to legalise [and] regulate marijuana just passed the Senate".

World News Sen. Ted Cruz Announces Bill Meant To Keep Migrant Families Together
Author: 0 Sen. Ted Cruz Announces Bill Meant To Keep Migrant Families Together

Cruz released a statement Monday saying many are horrified by the images of the McAllen, Texas detention center on the news and can't stand to see images of children being pulled away from their mothers and fathers. "And that child may be separated from you, as required by law". If you're the only caregiver for that child, then you've got to find alternative care for those children.

World News BJP quits government in Jammu and Kashmir, ends alliance with PDP
Author: 0 BJP quits government in Jammu and Kashmir, ends alliance with PDP

The anticipation that a tough crackdown by centrally controlled security forces is likely persuaded, in all probability, Mufti against the gambit of staying on as the head of a minority government, a combination on the floor of the House to bring which down would carry political risk for Congress, National Conference and BJP .

World News Haley says USA will leave United Nations human rights council
Author: 0 Haley says USA will leave United Nations human rights council

This is not the first time the US has tested its relationship with the council, which was formed in 2006. The UNHRC was established in 2006 , after the disbanding of the U.N. Under President Barack Obama's administration, the US officially joined the UNHRC in 2009. This followed Israel's unprecedented boycott of one of the council's reviews, alleging unfair criticism from the body.

World News Koreas agree to march together at Asian Games
Author: 0 Koreas agree to march together at Asian Games

According to the unification ministry, the two Koreas agreed to open a liaison office for better communication. Accounts in South Korean media differ over who exactly proposed the measure, but it came at a general level military dialogue, which hadn't happened for over a decade before.

World News U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, reimposes sanctions on ZTE
Author: 0 U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, reimposes sanctions on ZTE

Though the House didn't include a similar measure on the ZTE ban , both bills would block the United States government from using equipment from ZTE or Huawei - another Chinese telecom often cited by the U.S. Some of the loudest criticism came from Sen. The bill also includes a section that prevents the Secretary of Defense from purchasing any equipment or doing any business with ZTE, and Huawei.

World News One suspect dead, twenty injured in Trenton shooting
Author: 0 One suspect dead, twenty injured in Trenton shooting

Later Sunday morning, two additional victims came forward, bringing the injured count up to 22. He has yet to be fully interviewed , Onofri said. The shooting appears to be a gang-related dispute, Onofri said. "I got shot four times - here, here, and in the thigh". "All hell broke loose", Angelo Nicolo of Trenton told the station . One man with a gunshot wound was transferred to Cooper University Hospital in Camden.

Author: 0 United States 'to announce withdrawal from UN human rights council'

Trump has always been critical of the UNHRC, which he has accused of showing a bias against Israel. Human Rights Watch slammed the move, with executive director Kenneth Roth, bemoaning the vacuum the lack of U.S. Trump is facing intense criticism - both domestically and on the global stage - over that the policy. On Monday, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said his office would "continue its work on the database of business enterprises engaged in specific ...

World News Meghan Markle's father breaks silence about missing daughter's wedding
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's father breaks silence about missing daughter's wedding

Meghan Markle's father said Monday that his new son-in-law Prince Harry told him not to immediately write off President TrumpDonald John TrumpEx-ethics chief calls on Trump to end "monstrous" migrant policies Laura Bush blasts Trump migrant policy as "cruel" and "immoral" USA denies report of coalition airstrike on Syria MORE .

World News Britain condemns Israel bias at United Nations rights council
Author: 0 Britain condemns Israel bias at United Nations rights council

Diplomats have told reporters that a United States withdrawal from the 47-member council could come as early as Tuesday. Washington's pullout would be the latest US rejection of multilateral engagement after it pulled out of the Paris climate agreement and the Iran nuclear deal.

Author: 0 Homeland Security chief defends separating families at border

He claimed that a change in law is needed to end the separations that have been heavily documented on television in recent days. On Monday, Trump let his Twitter fingers fly amid mounting outrage over his controversial policy, which he has falsely blamed the Democrats for.

World News AFV Presents: Funniest Dad Jokes - In Honor of Father's Day
Author: 0 AFV Presents: Funniest Dad Jokes - In Honor of Father's Day

Florida family law courts prefer stability in a fathers life since it is best for their child. How are you celebrating Father's Day this year? I know they disagreed at times, but it never escalated to yelling or name calling. On the heels of Fathers' Day we celebrate Juneteenth, a holiday in the United States that commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865, and more generally the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the ...

World News Five first ladies speak out on family separations at border
Author: 0 Five first ladies speak out on family separations at border

Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said in a statement. This combination photo shows, from left, Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama, Melania Trump, Rosalynn Carter and Laura Bush, who have independently expressed their concern about migrant children being torn from parents at the Mexico border.

World News Woman yelling 'Allahu akbar' slashes two with blade in France
Author: 0 Woman yelling 'Allahu akbar' slashes two with blade in France

A woman who allegedly shouted " Allahu akbar " attacked two people with a box cutter at a supermarket in southern France on Sunday before she was arrested , local media reported. "I grabbed her wrists to get hold of the cutter", said the customer, an electrician who gave only his first name, Sebastien. Another incident in which an attacker reportedly shouted " Allahu akbar " left one person dead and several others injured in Paris in May.

World News Merkel gets ultimatum from hardline ally over migrants
Author: 0 Merkel gets ultimatum from hardline ally over migrants

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer's ultimatum on migrants but has two weeks to find a solution for influx of migrants ahead of the June 28-29 European Union talks. Merkel said she would seek agreement with European nations at a June 28-29 EU summit, but stressed there was "no automatism" about rejecting asylum seekers if no deals are reached.

World News Fact check: Phantom law on migrant kids
Author: 0 Fact check: Phantom law on migrant kids

The practice of separating children from their parents , a result of the Trump administration's new hard-line immigration enforcement policy, has unfolded largely in the dark, separated from the public and restricted from the media. But some said it's necessary. Trump blames Democrats falsely for the situation. You know they come in based on merit, not lottery, or snuck across border.

World News Ranariddh flown to Bangkok hospital after car crash
Author: 0 Ranariddh flown to Bangkok hospital after car crash

According to the local police chief, Prince Ranariddh had been rushed to a hospital in the capital Phnom Penh to treat his head wounds. Seven people were reported injured. He was ousted in July 1997 and then fled overseas when long-simmering tensions between him and Hun Sen exploded into two days of bitter fighting in Phnom Penh between his forces and those loyal to Hun Sen.

World News Kim sends note of thanks and flowers to President Xi
Author: 0 Kim sends note of thanks and flowers to President Xi

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is visiting China on Tuesday and Wednesday, state broadcaster CCTV said, a week after his unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump . Kim will likely meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and debrief him on the results of the his meeting with Trump. -North Korea summit meeting. "Kim is reaching out to traditional friends and rivals and it really complicates the USA position of maximizing pressure on North Korea", said Stephen Nagy, a senior ...

World News Yemen war: Government troops 'capture Hudaydah airport'
Author: 0 Yemen war: Government troops 'capture Hudaydah airport'

Victory for the Saudi-led alliance in their first attempt to capture a strategic part of a well-defended city could put the Houthis in their weakest position in the three-year conflict, since Hodeidah is the group's sole Red Sea port. "He provides a cover for the continued aggression", Houthi spokesman Mohammed Abdul-Salam said on Houthi-run media ahead of Griffith's visit. "The people of Hodeida urgently want to be liberated".

World News Greek PM Alexis Tsipras survives no-confidence vote in parliament
Author: 0 Greek PM Alexis Tsipras survives no-confidence vote in parliament

ATHENS , June 16 - Greece's government survived on Saturday a no confidence motion tabled by main opposition party New Democracy over the historic Macedonia name deal reached earlier this week between Athens and Skopje which will be signed on Sunday at the Prespes lakes on the border between the two neighboring states.

World News North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visiting China
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Roughly 28,000 United States troops are stationed in South Korea as a deterrent measure. Afghan war nominee to face Senate panel MORE was consulted prior to Trump's announcement. In response to repeated requests for cost data, Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Logan, said: "We are now evaluating the costs of the exercises".

World News Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas
Author: 0 Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

The separations caught the attention of another notably restrained first lady on Sunday as well. Speaking at an awards lunch for the Women's Forum of New York, Clinton said what was happening to families at the U.S. Inconsolable children calling for their parents can be heard in the audio obtained by ProPublica . Critics have called the Trump administration's practice of separating children and parents intercepted at the border " inhumane ", "cruel", and "immoral" on principle.

World News Homeland Security chief slams 'irresponsible' reports on separation of migrant families
Author: 0 Homeland Security chief slams 'irresponsible' reports on separation of migrant families

Southern border. Donald Trump's administration has repeatedly denied that its policy is to separate children from their parents when they cross the USA border illegally. Republicans were tentatively planning to offer two bills this week in Congress, one that would sharply curtail legal immigration and another, as yet not revealed, that could draw criticism from conservatives.

Author: 0 Germany: Interior minister gives Merkel ultimatum on migrants

Seehofer, whose party is more socially conservative than Merkel's, has always been a critic of the chancellor's immigration policies, particularly her decision to open Germany's borders at the height of the refugee crisis in 2015. Merkel's talks on Monday evening with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte could prove crucial if she is to have any chance of forging an agreement in Brussels.

World News Van kills one at Dutch music festival, driver turns himself in
Author: 0 Van kills one at Dutch music festival, driver turns himself in

A white van drove into a group of revellers at the Pinkpop festival in the southern town of Landgraaf, just hours after a performance by United States singer Bruno Mars. A police statement said the street where the incident took place, one of two exits from the concert grounds, had been closed for forensic investigation.

World News White House says Democrats responsible for immigration laws
Author: 0 White House says Democrats responsible for immigration laws

PRESS SECRETARY SARAH SANDERS: I'm not aware of the attorney general's comments or what he would be referencing. "Come on Sarah, you're a parent". "It's not a policy change to enforce the law". She called the Trump administration's separation policy "barbaric", adding: "It has to stop". What's more , they would join Trump in trying to prevent the horrors that children go through during the risky and illegal trek to America.