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ASEAN Leaders Warned on IS Threats

ASEAN Leaders Warned on IS Threats

Both countries have proposed tariffs of $50 billion on each other's products. There has been speculation that a meeting between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump in the coming weeks could possibly be held in Southeast Asia. In another matter, Lee said the summit agreed to encourage Myanmar and Bangladesh to return refugees to their homes "in a safe, secure and dignified way, without undue delay".


Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in Gaza border clashes: ministry

Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in Gaza border clashes: ministry

A Palestinian child died on Saturday of wounds sustained during the Friday protests at the Gaza borders with Israel , according to the Ministry of Health. The human rights group Amnesty International called for a global arms embargo against Israel, accusing it of "carrying out a murderous assault" against Palestinian protesters.


Saudi man killed in missile salvo from Yemen

Saudi man killed in missile salvo from Yemen

Saudi Arabia is leading a coalition that has been fighting the Houthis in neighboring Yemen since March 2015, after the movement drove Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi into exile. It also came as newly-appointed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was scheduled to land in Riyadh for meetings including talks on the Yemen conflict.


Sen. Graham: 'President Trump deserves the Nobel Peace Prize'

Sen. Graham: 'President Trump deserves the Nobel Peace Prize'

And now some of Trump's fellow Republicans are even suggesting he should be up for the Nobel Peace Prize. His comments came Friday following NKorean leader Kim Jong Un and SKorean President Moon Jae-in agreeing to end their 72 yr war this year and pursue denuclearization.


Recreational pot laws to be revealed by BC government today

Recreational pot laws to be revealed by BC government today

The proposed Cannabis Distribution Act (CDA) will establish the Province's exclusive jurisdiction over wholesale distribution of cannabis, and provide authority for public retail sales. Changes will also be made to the Motor Vehicle Act to provide police with additional tools to nab drug-impaired drivers. In Vancouver, dozens of stores have continued to sell the drug without those licences and in areas that are prohibited and attempts to shut them down have been bogged down in the courts.


Justice Indu Malhotra takes oath, starts SC innings with CJI bench

Justice Indu Malhotra takes oath, starts SC innings with CJI bench

The appointment of Indu Malhotra indicates that the government has made a decision to put on hold the elevation of Justice KM Joseph . He coined a new phrase of "content-based assault" for the government's tactic of acting against Justice Joseph since he quashed the President's rule that it had imposed on Uttarakhand to oust the Congress government.