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Canada might legalize recreational marijuana today

The bill , inspired in part by the experiences of cannabis regimes in Colorado and Washington state, goes well beyond the us situation, where marijuana remains prohibited at the federal level. "This is an orderly transition, not a free-for-all", he admonished. "This will not be a free-for-all". "It will be very important for people to understand that crossing the border with this product will be illegal", he said .


Irish citizens' assembly recommends change to abortion laws

Irish citizens' assembly recommends change to abortion laws

It comes as the body meets for the final time this weekend - to discuss how the Government should deal with the issue. "This exercise in deliberative democracy allowed us to withdraw from the polarising perspectives and begin first and foremost with the facts", Ms Justice Laffoy said.



SKorea on Heightened Alert as NKorea Readies for Army Anniversary

Experts have been saying that North Korea may conduct its sixth nuclear test. China "has a grandstand seat but no control", said University of Virginia China scholar Brantly Womack. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday North Korea's rhetoric was provocative but he had learned not to trust it. He did not comment on what might have caused the missile to fail.



Pence reaffirms refugee deal to go ahead

And a potential obstacle to cooperation between the U.S. and China - the "One China" policy, which Trump appeared to threaten when he accepted a phone call shortly after his election from Taiwan's President - has not come up on Pence's trip through Asia so far, the adviser said.



Theresa May wins Commons backing for 8 June general election

Theresa May now holds Remain-backing Lewes with a majority of 1,083 (2.1 per cent) and Twickenham with a majority of 2,017 (3.3 per cent). May launched in late March the countdown for the Brexit divorce proceedings when she triggered article 50 of the EU's Lisbon treaty.


Gov. Herbert declines to say if he'll run for re-election

Gov. Herbert declines to say if he'll run for re-election

The Utah Republican, and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, was asked by Politico if he would resign because of a yet-to-be-revealed scandal and he said, "Absolutely, positively not" and " not in any way shape or form ".