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Divided US House committee backs pot decriminalization A divided U.S. House committee approved a proposal Wednesday to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, a vote that was alternately described as a momentous turning point in national cannabis policy or a hollow political gesture. The House J
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South Africa Opposition Leader Says Hes Ready to Work With Ramaphosa (Bloomberg) -- Sign up to our Next Africa newsletter and follow Bloomberg Africa on TwitterSouth African President Cyril Ramaphosa knows what needs to be done to rescue the beleaguered economy but has to deal decisively with the people in his own party wh
Yahoo! News | Nov 19, 2019 2:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ron Johnson Disparages Vindman before Testimony: Entirely Possible He Resents Trumps Foreign Policy Senator Ron Johnson (R., Wis.) suggested that Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, a Ukraine specialist with the National Security Council, did not see President Trumps authority as legitimate in a letter sent to House Republicans on Tuesday in response
Yahoo! News | Nov 19, 2019 1:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Volker to Testify He Was Unaware of Effort to Investigate Bidens, Withhold Military Aid Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, will testify Tuesday that he was unaware of any direct link between military aid to Ukraine and investigations into Burisma and Hunter Biden, the New York Times reported Tuesday.Volker will add that he was
Yahoo! News | Nov 19, 2019 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Authorities: Body found in search for missing Missouri woman Authorities have been searching since last week for Jennifer Rothwell, 28, a chemical engineer from St. Louis County, and shes been presumed dead. Were going to follow up with DNA to do a total confirmation to make sure it is Jennifer Rothwell, but I do b
Yahoo! News | Nov 19, 2019 12:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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US ends sanction waivers for Iran's Fordow nuclear plant The United States announced Monday it would halt sanctions waivers for Iran's Fordow plant, ending a key part of a landmark nuclear deal after Tehran said it had resumed enrichment activities. The move is intended to end Russian and European cooperation w
Yahoo! News | Nov 18, 2019 10:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Juan Guaido Backers Enter Venezuela Embassy in Brazil in Bold Move (Bloomberg) -- Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido entered the countrys embassy in Brasilia on Wednesday, a move coinciding with the arrival of Russian and Chinese leaders for an international summit.Freddy Meregote, the embassys charge
Yahoo! News | Nov 13, 2019 1:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Conservative Party hit by cyber attack ahead of election - two sources Britains governing Conservative Party was hit by a cyber attack on Tuesday which tried to force its website offline, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. A Conservative Party spokeswoman had no immediate comment and said she was unaware o
Yahoo! News | Nov 12, 2019 7:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Peter King Is the Latest Republican to Call it a Career as Trump Impeachment Hearing Nears Alex Wong/GettyWhen House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff gavels to order the first impeachment hearing of a president in 21 years on Wednesday morning, it will not be his first rodeo. A decade ago, he led the impeachment process in the House and the pr
Yahoo! News | Nov 12, 2019 10:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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51 children injured in chemical attack at China kindergarten More than 50 people, mostly children, were injured by a man who broke into a kindergarten in southwest China and sprayed them with corrosive liquid, local authorities said Tuesday. The suspect, a 23-year-old surnamed Kong, entered the kindergarten by clim
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