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Russian Federation deploying arms on its soil not cause for other countries' concern

Russian Federation deploying arms on its soil not cause for other countries' concern

Vladimir Shamanov, head of the Russian lower house of parliament's defense committee, said on Monday that Iskander-M missiles have been sent to Kaliningrad , a Russian territory wedged between Poland and Lithuania. The Kremlin has often said it would station Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad to counter the United States missile shield being developed in eastern Europe.


BC revealing extra on legalized marijuana plans Monday

BC revealing extra on legalized marijuana plans Monday

The Liquor Control and Licensing Branch, the government body that issues liquor licenses and enforces BC's Liquor Control and Licensing Act, will be responsible for granting licenses to private cannabis retailers and for monitoring the retail sector.


House passes stopgap measure; Senate eyeing changes

House passes stopgap measure; Senate eyeing changes

The House bill, approved with mostly GOP votes, would fund the government until March 23, along with a full year of military funding. The stopgap spending bill would keep the government open through March 23 to allow time to write and pass detailed follow-up "omnibus" legislation to fund the government through the September 30 end of the fiscal year.


Pentagon: Afghan war costs US $45 billion per year

Pentagon: Afghan war costs US $45 billion per year

Also, the Office of the President of Afghanistan ARG wrote on Twitter, "Team findings reveal that seven high ranking officers including two generals committed professional negligence". At least five attackers, including gunmen and suicide bombers, launched the predawn raid against the base on January 29 - killing 11 soldiers and wounding 16.


Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian in West Bank Counter-Terror Operation

Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian in West Bank Counter-Terror Operation

A 34-year-old security guard was lightly wounded early Wednesday morning in a stabbing attack at the entrance to the Israeli settlement of Karmei Zur in the West Bank . Tensions have risen since US President Donald Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on December 6 that sparked a string of stabbing incidents across the region, as well as an uptick in rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip.


Trump warned against firing DoJ, FBI chiefs

Trump warned against firing DoJ, FBI chiefs

White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah on Monday declined to characterize Trump's "feeling" toward the Democratic memo , but leaned on the interagency process, which involves a review by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and intelligence agencies: "We will be considering it just as we did the Nunes memo ".