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Some women didn't wait until the morning to drive , jumping in their cars at the stroke of midnight and steering their way through the capital's still busy streets. "He is telling me not to ( drive right away), to postpone it for a year until we see what it will be like, but I will apply anyways", she said. The crown prince's modernisation efforts have won praise at home and overseas, but he has also provoked unease with an anti-corruption purge a year ago when scores of royals and top ...
  • Canada Passes Bill To Legalise Recreational Marijuana

    Canada Passes Bill To Legalise Recreational Marijuana

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    The Canadian government said it will soon announce the date of when cannabis will become legal, but warns it will remain illegal until then. "We have seen in the Senate tonight a historic vote that ends 90 years of prohibition of cannabis in this country, 90 years of needless criminalization, 90 years of a just-say-no approach to drugs that hasn't worked", independent Sen.
  • Haley says U.S. will leave United Nations human rights council

    Haley says U.S. will leave United Nations human rights council

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    While previous USA administrations have criticized Item 7, President Donald Trump's government has raised the prospect of quitting the council unless it is scrapped. Mr Johnson's address on Monday focused on the need for education of women and girls worldwide as a way to promote human rights. The council last month voted to probe killings in Gaza and accused Israel of using excessive force.
  • White House deputy chief of staff to leave

    White House deputy chief of staff to leave

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    Xi held a welcoming ceremony for Kim at the Great Hall of the People. "The style of leadership and the policy goals of the two are making conflict more likely". wants irreversible and verifiable denuclearisation". Officials here say his visit was expected to crystallise the next course of action by him to announce the denuclearisation process and further steps on the Korean peninsula.
  • 'Allahu akbar'! Woman stabs 2 in French market

    'Allahu akbar'! Woman stabs 2 in French market

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    The most serious incident of this kind involving box cutters was of course the September 11th attack in 2001, which saw four groups of migrants hijack domestic airliners in the United States and crash three into the World Trade Center and Pentagon building, killing nearly 3,000 people and injuring over 6,000.
  • All five living first ladies condemn USA separation policy

    All five living first ladies condemn USA separation policy

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    A harrowing recording from inside a border facility has added fuel to the controversy over the immigration policies that have separated thousands of children from their families. Under the measure, anyone who illegally crosses the border will be arrested on criminal charges. "Where is the outcry for the killings and crime being caused by gangs and thugs, including MS-13, coming into our country illegally?" Mr Sessions said this policy aimed to deter others from arriving.
  • Yemen's Hudaida offensive: United Nations warns of a catastrophe

    Yemen's Hudaida offensive: United Nations warns of a catastrophe

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    Mr Griffiths is expected to brief the council on Monday, including on his proposals to restart negotiations to restore peace. Russian Ambassador VassilyNebenzia, who holds the council presidency, said, that during a closed-door meeting, members of the Security Council expressed their "deep concern about the risks to the humanitarian situation".
  • Brexit deal: 'Meaningful vote' battle to resume in Lords

    Brexit deal: 'Meaningful vote' battle to resume in Lords

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    Theresa May's flagship Brexit legislation has once more been thrown into doubt, after a compromise created to keep Tory backbenchers on board was branded "unacceptable" by leading rebels. The rebels, led by former minister Grieve, stepped back from defeating the government on Tuesday after they were privately told that a concession on a no-deal veto would be forthcoming.
  • Strong natural disaster hits Osaka in western Japan

    Strong natural disaster hits Osaka in western Japan

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    An elevator operator said there were at least 70 cases of people being temporarily trapped inside elevators in Osaka Prefecture and nearby areas, while the police said a water pipe on a road in Takatsuki burst and flooded the area. The 5.3 magnitude quake shook Osaka, on Japan's main Honshu Island, around 8 a.m. Monday local time (7 p.m. Sunday ET) according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).
  • 5 people die in South Texas pursuit crash involving undocumented immigrants

    5 people die in South Texas pursuit crash involving undocumented immigrants

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    One person died upon arriving at the hospital, reports ABC News. A driver of the third vehicle, the Chevrolet Suburban, failed to stop when approached by a border agent on Highway 190, so a sheriff's deputy took over the chase. Officials said they believe the driver is a USA citizen. Boy believes the driver was scouting the area to try and pick up immigrants. Meanwhile, the US Customs and Border Patrol Agency issued a statement expressing " deepest sympathies " to the families of those ...
  • Former Trump campaign official Paul Manafort headed to jail

    Former Trump campaign official Paul Manafort headed to jail

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    Prosecutors had previously complained to the judge about Manafort's behavior as he awaits trial. Paul Manafort , who is facing money laundering and tax evasion charges among others, was the first former Trump campaign aide to be jailed in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election since May 2017.
  • Govt Confirms TTP Leader Killed In Kunar Drone Strike

    Govt Confirms TTP Leader Killed In Kunar Drone Strike

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    He was eliminated in a USA drone strike in Afghanistan's Kunar province bordering Pakistan on June 13 (Wednesday), and Afghan officials had reported his death the next day. The tribes are fiercely independent and despite the Pakistani army's claims they were going after foreign fighters fleeing the war in Afghanistan, the backlash against the Pakistani government led to the formation of a branch of the Taliban.
  • Judge denies request for Stormy Daniels gag order

    Judge denies request for Stormy Daniels gag order

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    District Judge Kimba Wood told him that his "publicity tour" was incompatible with giving Cohen a fair trial in her court. Prosecutors in NY said in a court filing later Friday that they are still processing material seized from Cohen in an April raid .