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Pot stocks sell off in wake of release of federal legislation

The bill was tabled in the House of Commons shortly after noon on Thursday, with the government hoping to officially legalize marijuana for recreational use by July 1, 2018. It also promises "significant penalties " for those who engage young Canadians in "cannabis-related offences" and a "zero-tolerance approach" to drug-impaired driving.


Who Won The Georgia Special Election? The Vote Was Divided

Who Won The Georgia Special Election? The Vote Was Divided

Here's what to watch next in this special election: What happens next Oss. Ossoff, 30, was the top vote getter in a field of 18 candidates - 11 of them Republicans - vying for the seat Republican Tom Price vacated to become Trump's health secretary.


Outcry after Arkansas judge who stayed executions joins anti-death penalty rally

Outcry after Arkansas judge who stayed executions joins anti-death penalty rally

They say in their filings that the stays should be reversed immediately so Arkansas can carry out the executions before one of its lethal injection drugs expires at the end of the month. FILE- In this January 4, 2017, file photo Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks to members of the press during a Q&A session in Little Rock, Ark . Despite several court rulings that put its plans in jeopardy, Arkansas hopes to go ahead with the executions of six men between Monday and April 27, which would be ...


Trump must release tax returns

Trump must release tax returns

Actress and producer Justine Bateman, who addressed several thousand people at a rally in downtown Los Angeles, said Americans need "financial statement proof" that Trump is not beholden to any business interests or country other than the U.S.



Rivals to challenge Recep Tayyip Erdogan's poll win

Erdogan said Turkey could hold a referendum on the membership bid. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a narrow victory Sunday in a referendum that will allow him to vastly expand his presidential powers less than a year after a botched coup attempt failed to unseat him and cemented his party's grip on power.


Yemeni officials say suspected US drone kills al-Qaida men

Yemeni officials say suspected US drone kills al-Qaida men

One strike hit a vehicle in the southern province of Shabwa, killing two suspected militants, the sources said. The raid went badly wrong, resulting in the deaths of a US Navy SEAL and multiple civilians - including women and children - the Pentagon acknowledged.