Despite growing marijuana legalization, weed still on par with heroin at U.S.-Canada border

Despite growing marijuana legalization, weed still on par with heroin at U.S.-Canada border

BLAINE, Wash. – Recreational marijuana has been legal here in Washington state since 2014. Adults just a few miles away in Canada also will be able to legally buy and smoke marijuana for pleasure starting in October. But between them stands the U.S. border, a thin marijuana militarized zone, where the drug will remain forbidden…
Malala Yousafzai condemns Donald Trump’s ‘inhumane’ child separation policy

Malala Yousafzai condemns Donald Trump’s ‘inhumane’ child separation policy

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai described as “cruel” a policy launched by U.S. President Donald Trump to separate children of illegal immigrants from their families, during her first visit to South America to promote girls’ education. More than 2,300 children were separated from their parents after the Trump administration began a “zero tolerance” policy on illegal…
Trump back in Scotland ahead of Putin talks

Trump back in Scotland ahead of Putin talks

TURNBERRY, Scotland — A roving press conference. Reporters piling into golf carts and running along fairways trying to keep up. A protester scattering golf balls marked with swastikas. The last time Donald Trump travelled to Scotland was in 2016, hours after the Brexit vote and shortly after he became the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. He…
Donald Trump’s ‘cringeworthy’ walk with Queen Elizabeth draws anger of Brits

Donald Trump’s ‘cringeworthy’ walk with Queen Elizabeth draws anger of Brits

LONDON – It’s generally quite difficult to upstage the queen of England, but President Donald Trump might have managed to do so. Trump and Queen Elizabeth II met Friday as part of his controversial working visit to the United Kingdom. As the red carpet was rolled out at Windsor Castle, thousands gathered at a “Stop…
Nawaz Sharif Is Arrested on Return to Pakistan, Amid Turmoil and Bloodshed

Nawaz Sharif Is Arrested on Return to Pakistan, Amid Turmoil and Bloodshed

Talat Hussain, a veteran journalist and popular talk show host, said he had never seen such “palpable anger against the establishment” in Lahore. “People have come out in the thousands to endorse Nawaz Sharif,” Mr. Hussain said by phone from Lahore. “There is anger against suppression. Against manipulation. Against blackout.” Police officers and members of…
Mueller indicts 12 Russian government agents for hacking Democratic computers during 2016 presidential election

Mueller indicts 12 Russian government agents for hacking Democratic computers during 2016 presidential election

Twelve Russian spies have been charged with running a sweeping hacking campaign to damage Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the 2016 U.S. presidential election – with the indictment landing three days before Donald Trump is set to meet Vladimir Putin. Special counsel Robert Mueller accuses the agents with the Main Intelligence Directorate, a Kremlin spy…
UK police say bottle was source of pair’s Novichok poisoning

UK police say bottle was source of pair’s Novichok poisoning

LONDON — British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people with a military grade nerve agent said Friday that a small bottle found in the home of one of the victims tested positive for Novichok, a lethal substance produced in the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Dawn Sturgess, 44, and Charlie Rowley, 45, were…
Immigration Minister Slams Ontario Tories’ ‘Narrative Of Fear’ After Testy Meeting

Immigration Minister Slams Ontario Tories’ ‘Narrative Of Fear’ After Testy Meeting

TORONTO — Federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen emerged from an intergovernmental meeting in Winnipeg on Friday pledging to fight the Ontario Tories' "narrative of fear" when it comes to the issue of asylum seekers. Speaking to reporters, Hussen noted the absence of Lisa MacLeod, the Ontario cabinet minister in charge of immigration, from the lineup…
132 die in Pakistan election violence ahead of Sharif return

132 die in Pakistan election violence ahead of Sharif return

Zaheer Babar And Abdul Sattar, The Associated Press Published Friday, July 13, 2018 5:39PM EDT LAHORE, Pakistan -- The deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed at least 132 people, including a candidate, on Friday just before the arrest of disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif upon his return to the country. In the…
Hudson’s Bay pulling Ivanka Trump clothing line due to lack of sales | CBC News

Hudson’s Bay pulling Ivanka Trump clothing line due to lack of sales | CBC...

Ivanka Trump's clothing line will no longer be sold at Hudson's Bay department stores, the Hudson's Bay Company said Friday, and the retailer has already dropped the brand from its website. It will phase out the brand at its stores throughout the fall based on its performance, the company said in a statement. "As part…

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