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Global Media Jubilant customers light up as marijuana sales begin in Canada
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On Wednesday, Canada became the world's first major economy - and only the second country in the world, after Uruguay - to legalize the recreational use of cannabis . Like Power, hundreds are now legally buying recreational marijuana all over Canada but not without adjusting to a few rules. Steven Hoffman, the chairman of the state's Cannabis Control Commission said yesterday that he was aware of the deals but he noted, "If somebody has a change of ownership, they have to ...

Global Media 'Now This' news video about Warren's DNA Test, features ICT’s Vincent Schilling
Author: 0 'Now This' news video about Warren's DNA Test, features ICT’s Vincent Schilling

Following repeated attacks from President Trump , Warren released a DNA test that says there is "strong evidence" of her Native American heritage, but her efforts left The View's panel split along somewhat-predictable lines. Trump also thanked Cherokee Nation for their statement. Warren released the DNA test widely Monday - suggesting as much as 1/64 of her DNA was from a Native American population - along with a folksy campaign video that retold a vague family story about a Native ...

Global Media Migrant caravan heading for USA turns around in Mexico
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And, much like Guatemala and Honduras, Mexico is itself a country of many migrants, raising the question of whether the political will exists for a confrontation. "We're going to wait for those still on their way but who are close by" before trying to cross, Mario Mejia, who seemed to be one of the migrants' leaders, told AFP.

Global Media ‘Rogue killers’ may be to blame for Saudi writer’s death
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But the United States president also said "rogue killers" could be behind the disappearance and that King Salman had told him Saudi Arabia is "working closely with Turkey to find answers". Sources told CNN that the Saudis are preparing a report that will acknowledge that the death of Khashoggi, a former Saudi royal insider who became a critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was the result of an interrogation that went wrong.

Global Media Washington Post Publishes New Khashoggi Column
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Denying that he had ever been "giving cover" to the Saudi side at all, Trump said "we will probably know that by the end of the week" after he got a "full report" from Pompeo upon his return. Trump reiterated his hopes that Saudi leaders were not involved in the disappearance of Khashoggi, a U.S. resident. Instead, he says what others would not, openly embracing the compromises he justifies as best for the American bottom line.

Global Media Twitter's 'Russia-Iran' troll tweet trove made public
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Totalling over 360 gigabytes - including more than 10 million Tweets and more than 2 million images, GIFs, videos, and Periscope broadcasts?the data store provides a picture of how state-sponsored agencies have used the Twitter platform, technology news website Ars Technica reported on Friday.

Global Media Gianforte's Body Slam Helped Him Win Special Election
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Gianforte to join him at the lectern. US President Donald Trump praised a congressman for a physical attack on a journalist, mimicking the assault to cheers at a rally. Trump recalled hearing about the incident while he was in Rome, and Gianforte was pulling ahead in the polls. Journalists from the USA and around the world were quick to express solidarity with the Guardian and condemned Trump's comments as "shocking" and those of a "psychopath".

Global Media Video shows frantic woman abandoning toddler on front porch
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The owner of the home found the two-year-old boy standing on her stoop and called 911. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said abandonment charges are likely for the woman seen in the video, who is not the mother of the 2-year-old. "When Deputies from the Sheriff's Office arrived, they reviewed video surveillance from the residence, and observed a female arrive at the residence in a white passenger auto".

Global Media French finance minister cancels trip to Saudi conference
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Khashoggi ", Pompeo said. Saudi Arabia faces intense global pressure following the disappearance and apparent death of Jamal Khashoggi , a Saudi citizen and USA resident who has written critically of the Saudi regime. Pompeo declined to comment on what the USA believes might have happened to Khashoggi but made clear Washington takes the situation "very seriously".

Global Media Beto O’Rourke Borrows 'Lyin' Ted' Insult As He Repeatedly Attacks Sen
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Trump wrote on Twitter. But Trump said Cruz was more in line with Texas values: strong on crime, enforcing the border, supporting the Second Amendment, veterans, and low taxes. The two also sparred over Cruz's role in the 2013 shutdown of the federal government, which he largely spearheaded as a means of opposing the Affordable Care Act, known as ObamaCare.

Global Media Investigators enter Saudi consulate where journalist vanished
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Until now, Riyadh has not allowed Turkish investigators to search the consulate - officially Saudi territory - with reports both sides were at odds over the conditions. Manchester United did not comment on Monday night about reports that Saudi Arabia is interested in buying the club. Saudi Arabia has denied the allegations.

Global Media Israeli Army Registers Launch of Rocket From Gaza Strip
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Israel also closed both its border crossings with Gaza in reprisal, further isolating the blockaded enclave where deteriorating living conditions have stoked violent protests along the border. Five other Palestinians were wounded in separate attacks. "That's the only way to lower the level of violence to zero or close to zero", Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman as saying on Tuesday, after Israeli forces shot at a group of Palestinians allegedly trying to ...

Global Media May and European Union leaders upbeat over Brexit deal despite delay
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British Prime Minister Theresa May is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker ahead of the European Union leaders summit in Brussels on October 17. But after urgent talks on the Irish border ended Sunday without producing a breakthrough, Wednesday's gathering looked more like a therapeutic bonding session than an occasion to celebrate.

Global Media Protesters block women scribes, attack cars near Sabarimala
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The Sabarimala chief priest, Kandararu Maheshwararu Tantri , 25, warned this week that "anger could easily escalate into violence if a few egotistical women try to enter" the temple. Several protesters were seen being bundled into police vehicles, while siren blaring ambulances carried some to hospitals. At Nilackal, a base camp below the temple, police cleared protesters early Wednesday morning and arrested seven people who were stopping vehicles.

Global Media It's not my fault if Republicans punished in U.S. mid-term elections
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Thomas has previously produced a series of paintings showing groups of Democratic presidents and groups of Republican presidents playing poker and pool, or sitting around a table. "He made a comment that he'd seen a lot of paintings of himself and he rarely liked them", Thomas said. Trump's decision to attack a high-profile woman, and specifically her appearance, shows that Trump probably does not care about all of the data and reporting saying that women are turned off by his ...

Global Media China is 'a bigger problem' than Russian Federation meddling in USA elections
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The pair last met in Helsinki in July, after which Trump came under fire for accommodating his Russian counterpart. Twice, Trump defended his knowledge of world politics and events by telling Stahl that he wasn't "a baby, ' and, after Stahl persisted on questions about his treatment of Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford , Trump told her, "I'm not going to get into it, because we won".

Global Media Woman Falsely Accuses 9-Year-Old Child Of Sexually Assaulting Her
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However, her neighbors disputed that assertion, claiming that she has written "racial slurs" in chalk outside the building. Klein, who calls herself "white lady" several times in the video and told dispatchers: "Yeah I know, white lady calls the cops on black lady", said to the Post: 'I've been called racist before, and I'm not'.

Global Media Trump blames 'rogue killers' over Khashoggi
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Turkish officials have reported that Khashoggi was murdered in the consulate and dismembered, a charge the Saudis have denied. But he left Saudi Arabia roughly a year ago over fears for his safety after writing articles critical of the government, particularly Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman .

Global Media Three wounded in Cologne hostage-taking
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There had been reports of shots fired, although police later said this was not the case. Police refused to speculate whether the incident was terror related, said DW's David Martin. Two explosions were heard in the area during the hostage rescue not long after elite counter-terrorism team (SEK) rushed to the pharmacy building, NTV broadcaster reported.

Global Media Elizabeth Warren Reveals DNA Evidence of Native American Ancestry, Rebuking Trump
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Warren's purported Native American heritage was touted by Harvard Law School when she was a professor there. That forefather - or foremother - could have been between six and 10 generations ago, according to Carlos D. The video, which points to a new section of Warren's website dedicated to facts about her heritage , begins with images of the senator returning to meet her brothers in Norman, Oklahoma, where she was raised, as audio of Trump mocking her as a " fake Pocahontas " rings out ...

Global Media Seven dead, two missing on Nepal mountain
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Seoul's Foreign Ministry confirmed his identity Monday but has not yet disclosed the names of the four other South Koreans who died in the weekend storm. Kim was well-known as the first South Korean to climb the world's 14 highest mountains. The Myagdi District Police Office identified the deceased Koreans as Jaehun Lee, Chang Ho Kin, Jin Rim, Youngjik Yoo, and Joon Mo Jeong.

Global Media Pope Francis accepts resignation from scandal-plagued Cardinal Wuerl
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Those things remain as true today as they were two months ago when the fracas around his record in Pittsburgh began, and despite everything that's happened since - including the Pennsylvania Attorney General publicly calling him a liar, calls for his resignation from some of his own priests, and so on - those other aspects of his story haven't lost their relevance.

Global Media PH wins seat in United Nations human rights body
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With the victory, the Philippines will get to serve a fresh three-year term in the 47-member council based in Geneva from 2019 to 2021. "The election of the Philippines was expected because the Asian group fielded as many candidates as there were seats in the Human Rights Council", she added.

Global Media Donald Trump says U.S. 'demanding' answers over disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Author: 0 Donald Trump says U.S. 'demanding' answers over disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Sen. Bob Corker says he has reviewed USA intelligence reports on the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist and critic and "everything" points to involvement by the government of Saudi Arabia. "So I think we have to get to the bottom of it". The 36-year-old student was waiting outside the consulate in Istanbul when Mr Khashoggi entered it a week ago, hoping to fix paperwork for their imminent marriage.

Global Media Senate confirms 15 more judges, wrapping up a GOP priority
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The arrival of Brett Kavanaugh , a fierce defender of conservative values, judges in progressive of the supreme Court in the minority-with four judges on nine- in the temple of american law, which ensures the constitutionality of laws and referee on the subjects of society the most hard subjects (death penalty, gay marriage, abortion rights, defense of the environment...).

Global Media Trump pessimistic about Khashoggi's fate, says 'not looking too good'
Author: 0 Trump pessimistic about Khashoggi's fate, says 'not looking too good'

They deny it every way you can imagine". Could it be them? Trump vows " severe punishment " if Saudi Arabia is behind disappearance of missing columnist; insight on 'America's News HQ'. Pompeo told reporters: "There's a lot still to learn". International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said Saturday she was "horrified" by reports about the fate of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi but still plans to attend an economic meeting in Riyadh this month.

Global Media USA pastor Andrew Brunson released from Turkish prison after 2 years
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A Turkish court ruled on Friday to release U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest, sentencing him instead to three years in jail but saying he would not spend any more time in custody because of time already served. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and others for their intervention. Shortly after the verdict was announced, Trump tweeted: "Working very hard on Pastor Brunson!" The deal reportedly involves easing economic sanctions on Turkey.

Global Media IMF Raises GDP Growth Forecast for Hungary
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The US-China trade spat would hobble global growth, the International Monetary Fund said yesterday, cutting its forecast for this year and next, and predicting that "everyone is going to suffer" from a clash between the world's two biggest economies.

Global Media Emanuel’s office calls Trump ‘clueless,’ wrong on stop-and-frisk
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McGrath also notes that Chicago's homicide rate is falling. "I've told them to work with local authorities to try to change the bad deal the city of Chicago entered into with ACLU which ties law enforcement's hands and to strongly consider 'stop and frisk.' It works, and it was meant for problems like Chicago", Trump said.

Global Media Trump to discuss missing journalist with Saudis
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Saudi Arabia , which has denied the accusations, is under vast worldwide pressure, including from the U.S. and the European Union, to support a "thorough and open" probe into the journalist's disappearance. "I know what everybody else knows - nothing", Trump said. He left the country a year ago for the United States fearing retribution from the kingdom which has recently witnessed widespread crackdown on dissent .

Global Media Nikki Haley Resigns As UN Ambassador
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As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner. Maybe in a different capacity. Sanders wrote , " President Trump and Ambassador Nikki Haley will meet in the Oval Office at 10:30am this morning". But she said in her resignation letter to Trump she would "surely not be a candidate for any office in 2020" and would support his re-election bid.

Global Media Former Trump aide Hicks joins Fox as communications chief
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In her testimony, Hicks admitted telling occasional " white lies " for Trump but said she hadn't lied about anything related to the investigation. Bill Shine , the current White House communications director, replaced Hicks after he left his former role as Fox News Channel senior vice president.

Global Media George W. Bush’s daughter, Barbara, tied the knot over the weekend
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Bush . Barbara Bush , daughter of former President George W. Bush , was married Sunday. Henry Hager, Jenna Bush , Laura Bush , Margaret Hager, George W. Coyne, 37, is the screenwriter behind the 2005 film " Jarhead ", staring Jake Gyllenhaal. "And we've been long-distance for most of it - he's been in L.A.

Global Media 20 killed in NY state vehicle crash
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At least 20 people were killed Saturday after two vehicles, including a stretch limousine, crashed in Upstate New York , authorities said . It was the deadliest transportation accident since February 2009, when Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashed in Buffalo, New York , killing 50 people, Sumwalt said.

Global Media Florida State University, A&M University, Tallahassee Community College Closing
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However, forecasts have gradually been revised upward, such that the storm may attain major hurricane status - category 3 or higher - before making landfall in the panhandle around Wednesday. Earlier Monday, Scott expanded the state of emergency he declared on Sunday from 26 to 35 counties. Lowe's Home Improvement in Fort Walton Beach, according to Service Manager Jay Hildebrand, ran out of generators and water by 3 p.m.

Global Media Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th Supreme Court Justice
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Acrimonious to the end, the battle featured a climactic roll call that was interrupted several times by protesters in the Senate Gallery before Capitol Police removed them. After Justice Kennedy announced his retirement this year, Trump nominated Kavanaugh to replace his one-time mentor on the Supreme Court. "We have differing views about the other qualifications of Judge Kavanaugh", the letter read.

Global Media At least 11 killed in 5.9 magnitude natural disaster in Haiti
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By sunrise Sunday, 12 people had died, 135 were injured and dozen of buildings damaged or destroyed. A magnitude 5.9 natural disaster struck near the northernmost tip of Haiti late on Saturday. Reuters could not immediately confirm the report. Government spokesman Eddy Jackson Alexis said that 11 people have been reported dead so far, the AFP news agency reported on October 7.

Global Media Trump calls Kavanaugh sexual assault claims a hoax
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She testified under oath but Kavanaugh denied these claims, putting the pressure on us senators to decide if he was qualified for the job. Hirono also said Sunday that her party should focus on the upcoming elections "like a laser beam" despite calls from some progressives to impeach Kavanaugh if Democrats take control of the House of Representatives.

Global Media Murkowski to vote 'present' on Kavanaugh as favor to absent colleague
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Joe Manchin of West Virginia - all voted "yes" on Friday. Collins noted that under common law, there is a presumption of innocence, which is the principle that one is considered innocent unless proven guilty. Collins also noted that Kavanaugh "received rave reviews" for his performance and judicial temperament as a judge in Washington D.C. Support by Collins and Manchin gives Kavanaugh at least 51 votes in the 100-member Senate for an election-season victory against the backdrop ...

Global Media Saudi Journalist Killed, Dismembered at Consulate in Istanbul
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Saudi officials have denied allegations that Khashoggi was killed at the consulate, calling them "baseless". The source also stated that a security delegation of Saudi investigators arrived in Istanbul on Saturday based upon a request by the Saudi government, and the acceptance of the Turkish authorities.

Global Media ABC's Tom Llamas interviews Melania Trump for '20/20'
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Nairobi motorists should brace themselves for a day of heavy traffic as US First Lady Melania Trump tours the city. She also read them a book. "It is sad to see this", the first lady reportedly told her guide while viewing 105 tons of ash from an ivory burn, Bloomberg reporter Jennifer Jacobs tweeted from the scene.

Global Media Jason Van Dyke Trial: Chicago Residents Prepare For Verdict
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The video also disputed Van Dyke's claims that he shot at McDonald because he lunged at him with a knife. McDonald's death in October 2014 - just weeks after a black teenager was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri - did not draw nationwide attention until, 13 months later, the court-ordered release of the police dashcam video .

Global Media S.Korean minister proposes US-N.Korea tradeoff
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Pompeo, on a four-nation Asian trip from October 6 to 8 would also travel to Japan, South Korea and Beijing. "It looks like we'll have a second summit quite soon", he said. On Saturday, the president said he "fell in love" with Kim during their June meet-and-greet in Singapore. He left Pyongyang in July hailing progress, only for North Korea to denounce him for making "gangster-like demands".

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