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World News Cannabis becomes legal in Canada
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John's, Newfoundland. "I'm going to save it forever". Under the new plan, people can apply immediately as long as they have completed their sentence, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told a news conference in Ottawa. "And my new dealer is the prime minister!" Canada on Wednesday will become the second country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis, five years after Uruguay.

World News Deaths of parents in Wis. ruled a homicide, missing teen in 'danger'
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He said his office has received more than 200 tips so far that they are following up on-but at this point, still no sign of Jayme. There were no leads or suspects of interests in the case as of early Wednesday morning and community members said they've been praying for clues about the young girl's whereabouts.

World News California deputies use Doritos to lure wayward pig back home
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Cops in California say a runaway pig was unable to resist the lure of a hugely popular Frito-Lay snack. The deputies made a trail with the chips, according to the Facebook post , and lured the waif warthog back home. "It was fun!" one deputy said, according to the post, which also noted, "we do it all!" He was returned to his pen, and deputies secured the gate. This big pig - or his owner, at least - has apparently crossed paths with the law.

World News Meghan Markle Met Her Mini-Me In Sydney
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The duke and duchess discussed the drought which has been affecting the region with the Woodleys. And, we also genuinely couldn't think of a better place to announce, uh...the, uh...the upcoming baby. He then handed a bouquet of flowers to the Duchess before embracing her as well. But of course, Meghan's estranged sister Samantha had her two cents to say.

World News Italy to clash with Europe because of the budget
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That is still not the final position of the European Commission, he later clarified via Twitter. The Italian budget is set to increase spending largely to pay for the minimum basic income proposed by the Five Star Movement but Juncker said he would not condemn the specific policy, saying: "If I said that we are against those measures, this would have as a outcome that some in the Italian government would attack the Commission because it prohibits fighting against poverty".

World News Indian Minister Resigns to Contest #MeToo Allegations in Court
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Less than 24 hours short of the scheduled hearing of former Minister of State MJ Akbar's defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani by a magistrate's court at Patiala House, a briefing from National Security Advisor Ajit Doval led Prime Minister Narendra Modi to pull the rug from under the politician and demand his resignation, two senior government officials have told Firstpost .

World News Canada legalises cannabis for recreational use
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The use of medical marijuana has been legal in Canada since 2001 and Justin Trudeau's government has spent two years working toward expanding that to include recreational marijuana. Democratic Senator Ron Wyden of OR said it's time for the United States government to follow Canada's lead. Edibles (or cannabis-infused foods) will not be immediately available for purchase but will be within a year of the bill coming into force.

World News Australia says trade deal with Indonesia on track
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Trump's move ruptured decades of global consensus that Jerusalem's status should be settled as part of a two-state peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians . Crediting the former Australian ambassador to Israel, Dave Sharma, of bringing up the relocation issue to a public debate, Morrison noted that he remains "open-minded" about the " sensible " and " persuasive " possibility of following US President Donald Trump's controversial move.

World News What Canada’s cannabis legalization will look like
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Nunavut's legislation allows for private retailers to sell marijuana in Nunavut communities, but the commission has said it won't consider that option until 2019, and even then, there will be a process to allow communities to decide if residents welcome that option or not.

World News Toddler found dead in oven
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Royalty had been living with her grandmother at the time of her death and it's unclear where her parents were. Williams said Jones' brother found Floyd's body Monday night and called police in Shaw. 'This is one of the most frightful things I've seen in doing law enforcement. A woman in Greenville, about 20 miles from Shaw, pleaded guilty to killing her 3-year-old son in an oven in March 2011.

World News Treasury Dept. employee arrested for leaking information to Buzzfeed
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Edwards, a senior adviser at the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, has been charged with unlawfully disclosing suspicious activity reports and conspiring to do so. After receiving the subpoena, the bank sent a report to Treasury's financial crimes unit, which shared its findings with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller , and Senate Intelligence Committee investigators.

World News How Akbar’s Defence Sounds Against Sexual Harassment Allegations
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Akbar, 67, a prominent newspaper editor turned politician, said he was resigning a day before a defamation complaint he has filed against one of the journalists was due to be heard by a Delhi court. The #MeToo movement, which spread virally a year ago following sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein, attempts to demonstrate the widespread prevalence of sexual assault and harassment, especially in the workplace.

World News Hate crime offences up 17% in England and Wales
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Data from the Home Office shows that the sharpest rise was in religious hate crime, which rose by 40% from 5,949 in 2016/17. The Home Office report said the large increases "may suggest that increases are due to the improvements made by the police into their identification and recording of hate crime offences and more people coming forward to report these crimes rather than a genuine increase".

World News Tension grips Kerala as Sabarimala temple opens gates for women
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But later, as many tens of thousands of pilgrims made their way towards the temple groups mostly male protesters intimidated female journalists, including one from AFP . Numerous protests against the supreme court ruling have been led by women. Several temples across India have banned women, saying the policy is meant to preserve the purity of their shrines.

World News No-deal Brexit more and more likely
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British Prime Minister Theresa May will address the European Union leaders in Brussels before they decide at dinner after May has left whether to firm up a tentative plan to hold a special Brexit summit in mid-November. But with her party split, and some Tory MPs openly calling for her to go, Mrs May has little room to manoeuvre if she is to secure a deal which stands any chance of getting through Parliament .

World News Israeli officials ramp up calls for a 'strong blow' against Gaza
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A second missile from Gaza landed off the coast near the greater metropolitan area of Tel Aviv. In retaliation Israel struck 20 targets in Gaza, killing one Palestinian, according to the Hamas-run health ministry. Hardliners Lieberman and Bennett have competed since late September over who might deliver the harshest statements on Israel's military action in Gaza, after Bennett claimed the Israeli response to the protests had been too weak.

World News Two Koreas and UN Command hold first talks on disarming border
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The two Koreas and the US -led United Nations Command held their first meeting Tuesday to discuss disarming the heavily fortified border, as the neighboring nations press for peace despite slow progress in parallel nuclear talks. South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha also said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had expressed displeasure about the Koreas' military agreement.

World News Canada becomes second country to legalize marijuana nationwide
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One insider said the process to be announced Wednesday would not involve a mass expungement of records. Officials, who spoke on condition they not be identified by name, quietly admitted they are getting a lot of questions - from how Health Canada will handle complaints, to public awareness campaigns, to roadside impaired-driving tests.

World News Pakistan hangs 6-year-old Zainab's killer
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ARY News Official Youtube Channel, For more video subscribe our channel and for suggestion please use the comment section. After the execution, Ali's family - accompanied by police contingents - took his body to Kasur . Hundreds of residents protested after Zainab's body was found, and two were killed when police fired shots to disperse them. Zainab's rape and murder shocked the nation after a photo of her went viral on social media, showing the smiling girl in her favourite bright ...

World News Student bakes cookies with grandparent's ashes, hands them out at school
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They say there's nothing better than grandma's cooking, but what about cookies made from the ashes of a dead grandmother? Several media outlets have since reported Davis police are trying to verify the cookies were contaminated. According to the boy's mother, her son told a school administrator about the cookies who instructed him " not to tell anyone ". He added that the Davis Joint Unified School District has taken the lead on the disposition of the matter and is working with the ...

World News Beto O'Rourke lays into 'Lyin' Ted' Cruz in heated debate
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Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke are wasting little time laying into each other in the second and final scheduled debate of a Texas Senate race that has become one of the country's hottest - even as polls suggest it may not stay close. Although the debate was supposed to feature more questions on foreign affairs than their first debate last month, with the exception of one question about trade and tariffs, the evening dealt only with domestic matters.

World News Deadly blast at Crimea school possible terror attack, Kremlin says
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The Russian national anti-terrorism committee, a government body, said the explosion at a polytechnic was caused by an "unidentified explosive device", according to Russia's Tass state news agency. The blast occurred on October 17 at a polytechnic college in the city on the eastern end of the peninsula that Russian Federation seized from Ukraine in 2014, authorities said.

World News Elizabeth Warren hits back at Donald Trump by releasing DNA test
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The response comes after the Democratic senator revealed that, based on tests, she has Native-American ancestry "in the range of 6-10 generations ago". Unlike other states where some tribes live on separate, remote reservations, Oklahoma is a checkerboard of land where tribal members lived in the same communities with whites and intermarried over the generations, creating families with varying fractions of Native American heritage.

World News US Embassy Accidentally Sends Out Invite To Cat Pyjama Party
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Finally a chance to let my fur down. That is what happened to a large group of people on the US Embassy in Canberra's email list. The email, which included an RSVP option, was titled "meeting" with a photo of a tabby wearing the adorable PJs holding a plate of chocolate chip cookies with the words "cat pyjama-jam", The Guardian reported .