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USA backtracks on 'armada' sailing towards N. Korea

Defense News notes photos posted from the carrier put it thousands of miles from the peninsula and traveling in the opposite direction. Joel Wit, a co-founder of the 38 North program of the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University, said the matter was "very perplexing" and fed into North Korea's narrative that the US is all bluster and does not follow through on threats.


A new high: Poll finds record support for pot legalization

A new high: Poll finds record support for pot legalization

Sessions has said he believes marijuana causes " real violence ", but most Americans disagree, CBS found. "Law and order" or federalism: His preference might not be clear but the base's is. And yet, that's where we are according to public opinion. Recreational marijuana - the kind you smoke without a doctor's note - wasn't legal anywhere in the United States five years ago.


France's Macron has call with Obama ahead of election

France's Macron has call with Obama ahead of election

He was convicted in that attack and had a criminal record because of involvement in violent robberies. Among French standout movers, Danone was the biggest faller on the CAC 40, down 2.2 percent after reporting first-quarter sales figures.


Consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav to be decided on 'basis of merit'

Consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav to be decided on 'basis of merit'

On Wednesday, India had summoned the Pakistan deputy high commissioner in connection with Jadhav's death sentence and made a fresh demand for consular access to the retired Indian Navy officer. Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said Pakistan and India have a bilateral agreement on consular access but all cases have to be decided on merit.