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Major hurdle cleared in Liberals bid to legalize marijuana Major hurdle cleared in Liberals bid to legalize marijuana
- March 26, 2018

Pennsylvania officials on Thursday outlined the process that medical schools can use to apply for state permission to conduct medical marijuana research. "Our perspective on this is there needs to be some kind of coming together between state and federal law on it", said James Thurston, spokesman for the Ohio Bankers League trade group. (more...)
'March for our Lives' demonstration draws a record-breaking crowd 'March for our Lives' demonstration draws a record-breaking crowd
- March 26, 2018

Consulate. Chin high and tears streaming, Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez stood silently in front of thousands gathered for the "March for Our Lives" rally in Washington, D.C. Republican Rep. Mia Love of Utah tweeted on Saturday that she is "listening" and hopes to find "meaningful solutions" to the issue of school safety. (more...)
Mexican authorities: Creston, Iowa, family died from inhaling toxic gas Mexican authorities: Creston, Iowa, family died from inhaling toxic gas
- March 26, 2018

Ashli Peterson, the friend who originally posted the anxious Facebook message about the family, updated followers about their death on Friday. The case has continued to gain attention on social media, with some questioning the circumstances of the tragedy. (more...)
Late Banega and Lanzini strikes help Argentina win without Messi Late Banega and Lanzini strikes help Argentina win without Messi
- March 26, 2018

The five-time world player of the year was named among 13 Argentina substitutes but, unbeknown to many in the stadium, there was no chance of him featuring. "I saw a good second half, with 30 minutes in which we could've taken the lead". There are a lot of youngsters who need experience. "We tried to start moves from the back and press the opposition freely, but we didn't manage it in the first half because we were up against a fantastic team". (more...)
Texas Tech Football Players Reportedly Arrested Early Sunday Morning
- March 26, 2018

A crowd began to form in the street, according to the report, and they did not respond to officers' commands to move out of the street and back up. Whitley said Taylor smashed a vehicle windshield in front of a responding officer, and Duffey damaged property at a nearby apartment complex. (more...)
Rick Santorum: Parkland Students Should Learn CPR Instead Of Marching Rick Santorum: Parkland Students Should Learn CPR Instead Of Marching
- March 26, 2018

While Santorum said that "phony gun laws don't solve these problems", and that students took action "to ask someone to pass a law" through protesting, he did note he was "proud" of the student activists. "I'm proud of these kids". An AR-15 - the assault rifle used in mass shootings from Las Vegas to Sandy Hook - causes such trauma to the human body that one surgeon who treated victims from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School wrote in the Atlantic that one organ hit by a bullet from an ... (more...)
Jewish Leaders Plan Protest At Parliament Amid Jeremy Corbyn Anti-Semitism Row Jewish Leaders Plan Protest At Parliament Amid Jeremy Corbyn Anti-Semitism Row
- March 26, 2018

Labour MP Ian Austin said he was "ashamed" that "it has come to this" and one-time Labour leadership candidate Liz Kendall said it was "a truly bad day" when the Jewish community felt the need to write "such a letter". Rockerfeller (sic) destroyed Diego Viera's (sic) mural because it includes a picture of Lenin. "I am opposed to the production of anti-Semitic material of any kind, and the defence of free speech can not be used as a justification for the promotion of anti-Semitism in any form". (more...)
Investigators assess evidence from data raid on Cambridge Analytica office Investigators assess evidence from data raid on Cambridge Analytica office
- March 26, 2018

Facebook is trying to respond to the crisis by assuring advertisers that it's working to audit all apps that use its platform and that their user's personal data is safe, The Wall Street Journal reported . Calls to Cambridge Analytica's offices in London , Washington and NY weren't answered on Saturday. He said the company was able to amass the database quickly with the help of an academic, Aleksander Kogan, who developed a Facebook app called "This is Your Digital Life" that appeared to be ... (more...)
Young People Must Speak Out, Pope Tells Palm Sunday Attendees Young People Must Speak Out, Pope Tells Palm Sunday Attendees
- March 26, 2018

There are "many ways to anesthetize them, to make them keep quiet, ask nothing, question nothing". Pope Francis who pointed that the temptation to silence young people have been in existence for a long time further admonisned the young people that they have power to speak up and effect change. (more...)
Run The Jewels's Killer Mike Defends Gun Ownership In NRATV Interview Run The Jewels's Killer Mike Defends Gun Ownership In NRATV Interview
- March 26, 2018

Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary, indicated afterward that he disagreed with the timing of the NRATV video, which featured black gun-rights supporters. He has also criticized the National Walkout Day, as well as anti-bullying campaigns in a recent interview. He continued to apologize: "It should never have been used in contrast to your march, and I think it's wrong". (more...)
Egypt kills six militants from group it accuses over Alexandria bombing Egypt kills six militants from group it accuses over Alexandria bombing
- March 26, 2018

Egypt's Interior Ministry on Saturday announced that a bomb placed under a parked vehicle on the roadside exploded while the convoy of Alexandria's head of security, General Mostafa al-Nimr, was passing, noting that al-Nimr survived the attack. (more...)
This is the start of the US-China trade war This is the start of the US-China trade war
- March 26, 2018

The ministry is also contemplating targeting 128 American products through an imposition of a 15 percent tariff on American steel pipes, fruit and on wine imports. The U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs also have irked Japan, America's closest ally in Asia. "The tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the following countries are suspended until May 1, 2018", the White House said in a statement, listing European Union members states, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico ... (more...)
Korea, US reach deal 'in principle' on FTA, steel tariffs Korea, US reach deal 'in principle' on FTA, steel tariffs
- March 26, 2018

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and South Korea's Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong. South Korea and the United States also agreed that US tariffs on Korean pickup trucks will be in place until 2041, extended by 20 years from the previous phase-out schedule of 2021. (more...)
France honours 'hero' officer who took place of hostage France honours 'hero' officer who took place of hostage
- March 26, 2018

Lauder said in a statement provided to The Jerusalem Post . He wasn't authorized to speak publicly amid the investigation. It wasn't clear whether the knife and handgun found were the weapons he wielded when entering the supermarket. Arnaud Beltrame helped save lives in TrèbesWho was Arnaud Beltrame? "It's a word I think is appropriate for him in such tragic circumstances". Coulibaly killed four hostages before he was shot and killed. (more...)
HR Prompts Media to Add Missing Ahed Tamimi Info HR Prompts Media to Add Missing Ahed Tamimi Info
- March 26, 2018

The news of Tamimi's plea deal comes days after Israel quietly reduced the prison sentence for 20-year-old former Israel Defense Force recruit Elor Azaria, who was caught on camera killing an injured and unarmed Palestinian in the head at point blank range in March 2006, to mere nine months. (more...)
Brexit campaigners skirted United Kingdom electoral spending laws, former employee says Brexit campaigners skirted United Kingdom electoral spending laws, former employee says
- March 26, 2018

In an interview with Channel 4 News , Sanni claimed the donation was created to circumvent the limits on campaign spending: "I know that Vote Leave cheated". The Electoral Commission said: "The commission has a number of investigations open in relation to campaigners at the European Union referendum; it does not comment on live investigations". (more...)
One person taken to hospital after house fire on south side One person taken to hospital after house fire on south side
- March 26, 2018

No one was in the house at the time, but neighbouring homes were evacuated, Gatineau Fire Services said in a press release. A distraught Sarah Bond had relatives by her side in hospital on Sunday after fire destroyed her and Bruce Fisher's family home in Kingaroy the previous day. (more...)
Trump signs government spending bill after last-minute threat to veto Trump signs government spending bill after last-minute threat to veto
- March 26, 2018

The package did provide $1.6 billion for border security funding, with only $641 million of that amount paying for fencing along the border - far short of the $25 billion Trump wanted. "There are a lot of things I'm unhappy about in this bill", he said, vowing never to sign another such piece of legislation. Initially, it had been a foregone conclusion that Trump would sign the ahead of a midnight deadline to keep the government running. (more...)
DNC hacker Guccifer 2.0 is reportedly a member of Russian military intelligence DNC hacker Guccifer 2.0 is reportedly a member of Russian military intelligence
- March 26, 2018

The hacker credited with handing off the Democratic National Committee's private emails to WikiLeaks was in fact a Russian military spy, The Daily Beast reported . It was a boon for President Donald Trump ahead of the election. Now a single incident when the "lone wolf" apparently forgot to use a VPN shows the hacker using an IP address based in Moscow and linked to Russian intelligence agency - the GRU. (more...)
Mnuchin: Trump will impose China tariffs, not anxious about recent market losses Mnuchin: Trump will impose China tariffs, not anxious about recent market losses
- March 26, 2018

China warned the U.S. on Friday that it was " not afraid of a trade war " as it threatened tariffs on $3 billion worth of United States goods in retaliation to Trump's new measures. "Chris, we don't need to get into a debate", the secretary said. "And to the extent that China is willing to open up their markets, which they're making all the right directions on". (more...)
Criminal killed in encounter in Noida, AK 47 confiscated Criminal killed in encounter in Noida, AK 47 confiscated
- March 26, 2018

In Ghaziabad, Rahul, a dreaded criminal, was arrested after he sustained gunshot injuries in an exchange of fire with police in Sihani Gate area on Saturday. The criminal, Shravan Chaudhay, was wanted in a murder case in Delhi and Noida . In Ghaziabad, police said they shot at a wanted thief Rahul and managed to injure him. (more...)
Emma Gonzalez Stands in Silence During Powerful March For Our Lives Speech Emma Gonzalez Stands in Silence During Powerful March For Our Lives Speech
- March 26, 2018

Lexington marched alongside children and parents from the English Montreal School Board, which shared news of the event in its monthly newsletter. "You see the statistics - it's an embarrassing turnout", he said, noting that only one in five voters age 18 to 29 turned out for the last election. (more...)
When, Where & How To Watch Stormy Daniels' Interview On '60 Minutes' When, Where & How To Watch Stormy Daniels' Interview On '60 Minutes'
- March 26, 2018

CBS is set to air the 60 Minutes interview on Sunday at 7 p.m. ET/PT, and video can also be found on CBSN (links to the livestream can be found below). Instead, she and her former lawyer struck a deal with Mr Trump's attorney Michael Cohen , according to Ms Daniels' lawsuit. In court documents filed last week, Cohen said that Daniels had already breached the contract at least 20 times and that he intends to collect at least $20 million from her. (more...)
Three children die in Siberia shopping mall fire Three children die in Siberia shopping mall fire
- March 26, 2018

A representative of Russia's Investigative Committee, Svetlana Petrenko, said that 26 people had sought treatment or had been taken to hospital. Initial reports said that four children had died, but this was later corrected to three children and a woman. (more...)
Winter weather advisory in the mountains, 70s in the city Winter weather advisory in the mountains, 70s in the city
- March 26, 2018

Flood Warnings due to possibility of ice jams continue in East central Petroleum County and west central Garfield County both in northeastern Montana, along the Yellowstone and Musselshell Rivers, where numerous ice jams have already been reported. (more...)
Gas inhalation blamed for death of Iowa family visiting Mexico Gas inhalation blamed for death of Iowa family visiting Mexico
- March 26, 2018

The family was last heard from on March 15. Investigators ruled out a possible robbery because they did not see evidence of a disturbance inside the condo. It pinged in Mexico, Hoyt told the Creston News Advertiser . Relatives became anxious after Kevin Sharp, who owns a beer distribution company, didn't check in on his employees as he said he would. (more...)
Suspended Cambridge Analytica boss called to appear… Suspended Cambridge Analytica boss called to appear…
- March 26, 2018

British High Court judge on Friday approved a warrant, allowing law enforcement officers to search the Cambridge Analytica, which is in the midst of the Facebook data privacy storm. Meanwhile, Cambridge Analytica has suspended its chief executive, Alexander Nix over the same issue. A British broadcaster, Channel 4, released a video showing Cambridge Analytica's CEO, Alexander Nix being filmed while talking about using sex workers to gain votes. (more...)
Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill despite veto threat on Twitter Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill despite veto threat on Twitter
- March 26, 2018

President Trump tweeted that it is "just a down payment" and the "rest of the money will come". Not done with the USA military, the president went on to call out Democrats for their "wasted" money on frivolous projects instead of funneling funds to the armed forces. (more...)
Injury forced me out of Italy friendly - Argentine superstar Lionel Messi reveals Injury forced me out of Italy friendly - Argentine superstar Lionel Messi reveals
- March 25, 2018

Questioned on his team's approach to the impending meeting with Julen Lopetegui's side at the Wanda Metropolitano, home of Atletico Madrid, Sampaoli said: "We'll face it with the same focus that [we had for] this match". "We missed the final push to goal in the final third". "I have been suffering from this hamstring injury for some time", Messi revealed last week. (more...)
China would no longer be allowed to dominate bilateral trade China would no longer be allowed to dominate bilateral trade
- March 25, 2018

During an event at the White House, Trump said that imposing tariffs on China is "going to make the USA a much stronger and a much richer nation". The American pork industry a year ago sent $1.1bn in products to China, making it the No 3 market for U.S. (more...)

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