Greens propose full legalisation of cannabis

In a statement, Di Natale characterised the policy as a harm minimisation approach that treats "drug use as a health issue, not a criminal issue" and a rational response to the "failed" policy of prohibition. This philosophy stands at the centre of t... More..

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Parkland Survivor Calls For Boycott Of Gunmaker Investors BlackRock, Vanguard Group
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Parkland Survivor Calls For Boycott Of Gunmaker Investors BlackRock, Vanguard Group

Credit Suisse, Invesco and Voya Investment Management are also shown in the graph, dated December 31, 2017. It states that on that day Blackrock held $63m of shares in gun manufacturers, Invesco $51m, Vang...More..

NY to Restore Voting Rights to Thousands of Ex-Felons
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

NY to Restore Voting Rights to Thousands of Ex-Felons

In a statement, New York GOP Chairman Ed Cox said: "First Governor Cuomo lets cop-killer Herman Bell go free on parole, now he's adding insult to injury with an outrageous power grab that gives paroled felons t...More..

Imran Khan announces to expel 20 Parliamentarians from PTI
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Imran Khan announces to expel 20 Parliamentarians from PTI

Imran Khan said show cause notices were being issued to 20 Parliamentarians which included (PTI Female MPAs) Nargis Ali, Deena Naaz, Nagina Khan, Fouzia Bibi, Naseem Hayat, (PTI Male MPAs) Sardar Idrees, Obaid ...More..

Senate panel divided over Pompeo for secretary of state
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Senate panel divided over Pompeo for secretary of state

Dem opposition to Pompeo grows Senators introduce bill to update Trump's war authority Murphy announces opposition to Pompeo as secretary of State MORE (Va.) were the only Democratic members of the panel ...More..

Fresno State professor says Barbara Bush was 'amazing racist,' Twitter feud ensues
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Fresno State professor says Barbara Bush was 'amazing racist,' Twitter feud ensues

Bush is probably really sad right now", she cooed. Jarrar also at one point posted a phone number that many viewed as her own and called - swamping the phones of a crisis and suicide prevention center, prompt...More..

Senate won't consider measure to protect Mueller, McConnell says
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Senate won't consider measure to protect Mueller, McConnell says

Let's cut through all this: Republicans are petrified of provoking Trump ("the bear"), whom they treat as their supervisor and not as an equal branch of government. There is no one - with the possible excep...More..

Manny Pacquiao clarifies his split with trainer Freddie Roach is not final
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Manny Pacquiao clarifies his split with trainer Freddie Roach is not final

A year after losing to Australian Jeff Horn via unanimous decision in Brisbane, the eight-division world champion is looking to redeem himself and win another title at the expense of the Argentine, who will def...More..

Ofcom launch SEVEN new probes into Russian TV channel RT
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Ofcom launch SEVEN new probes into Russian TV channel RT

Last week the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog backed Britain's findings on the type of chemical used in the attack, but the Kremlin disputes the claims . Ofcom said it had been monitoring RT programmes "in...More..

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Attend Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Attend Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings

Prince Harry was also bestowed a new role as Commonwealth Youth Ambassador by Queen Elizabeth. Harry's work as ambassador will focus on "supporting the aspirations of young people ", according to a statement ...More..

Macron says he is 'the equal' to Russia's Putin
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Macron says he is 'the equal' to Russia's Putin

Speaking after Macron, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said the EU wasn't just a club led by France and Germany. Hallmarks of the legislative reform, the biggest since nationalisation in 193...More..

China to hold live-fire military drills in Taiwan Strait
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

China to hold live-fire military drills in Taiwan Strait

China sees Taiwan as a breakaway province and has threatened to invade. "The Chinese communists have been using cheap verbal intimidation and saber rattling on every aspect of the Republic of China in the hop...More..

Child accidentally shoots mother in northwest in parking lot
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Child accidentally shoots mother in northwest in parking lot

The child is then said to have climbed over from the backseat and reached to pick up the gun before accidentally firing, hitting her mother though the upper right part of her torso. "She had no idea what she ha...More..

Reported overnight missile strikes in Syria false alarm
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Reported overnight missile strikes in Syria false alarm

According to these sources, Syrian air defenses intercepted most of the missiles fired at Shayrat and all of the missiles fired at Ad-Dumayr. Some pro-regime websites reported that the missiles had targeted t...More..

Prisoner escaped to Sweden
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Prisoner escaped to Sweden

A passenger on the flight that the escaped inmate allegedly caught to Sweden told national broadcaster RUV that Iceland's Prime Minister, Katrin Jakobsdottir, was also on the plane. The computers, which wer...More..

CIA Director Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

CIA Director Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un

The trip to North Korea, first reported by the Washington Post , happened over Easter weekend. White House officials have cleared up some confusion over when CIA Director Mike Pompeo traveled to North Korea ...More..

Minnesotans Stranded In Mexico
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Minnesotans Stranded In Mexico

We had to cancel 15 of our flights, 315 flights were cancelled in total. U.S. Sen. Tina Smith, a Minnesota Democrat, on Monday called on federal transportation officials to look into Sun Country's cancellatio...More..

For The First Time In Decades, A Castro Won't Lead Cuba
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

For The First Time In Decades, A Castro Won't Lead Cuba

Now Raul Castro , 86, is leaving office , apparently convinced that the best way to ensure the survival of his and his brother's revolution is to begin a transition that he can help oversee. Although the vote...More..

Privacy Warning as MEPs Prepare to Debate Cambridge Analytica Scandal
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Privacy Warning as MEPs Prepare to Debate Cambridge Analytica Scandal

The Ireland South MEP discussed the issues of data protection , cybersecurity and misinformation online at a series of recent meetings between a Parliamentary delegation and technology and software companies, ...More..

Chunk of ice smashes through window of bus carrying Kansas City Royals
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Chunk of ice smashes through window of bus carrying Kansas City Royals

The doubleheader was necessary because falling ice damaged the retractable roof of the Rogers Centre, forcing postponement of the game on Monday. The story is only the latest in an odd April in which 22 gam...More..