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It will be run by the government's Liquor Distribution Branch, a model that's in line with what some other provinces have announced. Additionally, B.C. "We know that the largest consumers of cannabis are young people", Farnworth said when asked about evidence from health experts on the danger of cannabis on the developing brains of people older than 19.
  • Massive Chinese air drills warn USA 'not to provoke Pyongyang'

    Massive Chinese air drills warn USA 'not to provoke Pyongyang'

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    Six Raptors are participating for the first time in the five-day annual training exercise known as Vigilant Ace, which began Monday amid rising tensions with North Korea over its nuclear weapons program. North Korea has vehemently criticized the drills since the weekend, saying the exercise "precipitates" the United States' and South Korea's "self-destruction".
  • United Kingdom police foil plot to kill Theresa May

    United Kingdom police foil plot to kill Theresa May

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    The plot was one of nine terrorist attacks on the United Kingdom foiled by British intelligence in the past year, according to Sky News. A Scotland Yard spokesperson declined to confirm to The Independent whether the arrests were linked to a plot to attack the prime minister.
  • Britain, EU fail to reach Brexit deal

    Britain, EU fail to reach Brexit deal

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    The newspaper said it was the first major opinion poll since last week's media reports that Britain is preparing to pay about €50 billion ($59 billion) to help pave the way for talks on a future trade pact with the EU. If talks on Monday go well then European Union leaders could give a green light to trade talks at their summit on December 14-15. The Financial Times also reported that a compromise on the border had been reached.
  • USA officials say Trump has cast wider net for deportations

    USA officials say Trump has cast wider net for deportations

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    The newly released data provides the most comprehensive look yet at how immigration enforcement is changing under the Trump administration. Even as border crossings decline, however, Trump continues to push for his promised wall along the border - a wall that critics say is unnecessary and a waste of cash.
  • Al Oweiran optimistic about Egypt and Saudi Arabia World Cup chances

    Al Oweiran optimistic about Egypt and Saudi Arabia World Cup chances

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    Roberto Martinez will also be making his World Cup debut. Holders Germany will face Mexico, Sweden and South Korea as they try to retain the title for the first time since Brazil in 1962. Five-time World Cup champions Brazil will meet European playoff winners Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia in Group E , while first-timers Iceland , the country with the lowest population of the 32 nations, will meet two-time World Cup champions Argentina, Croatia and Nigeria in Group D .
  • All Eyes On Moscow for World Cup Draw

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    There, defending champion Germany (currently No. 1) will contend with Mexico (No. 16) and Sweden (No. 18). The only group without a team ranked in the Top 10 of SPI is Group A , as host Russian Federation is ranked 27th. With all four teams in the Top 30 of SPI rankings, Group D is the third-most hard group by average rating (80.2). But it won't just be a two-horse race, as African representative Tunisia might also have a say in who goes through from the group.
  • Creek Fire Burns 2500 Acres in Sylmar Area; Evacuation Orders in Place

    Creek Fire Burns 2500 Acres in Sylmar Area; Evacuation Orders in Place

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    Some 1,000 personnel are now battling the blaze, and 27,000 people have been forced to evacuate the area. The Creek Fire was the second blaze to erupt and is also considered a wildfire. The fire was first reported just before 4 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol's incident website. "Kababayans affected by the fires should not hesitate to get in touch with the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles if they need assistance", Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said in a statement.
  • USA decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital alarming, Kalın says

    USA decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital alarming, Kalın says

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    Trump will announce Wednesday his decision on whether the USA will recognize the contested city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, according to the White House. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Palestine's official WAFA news agency reported. Over a phone call, the two ministers expressed their hope that the USA administration reconsiders its plan before making a final decision, due to its potentially risky impact on the region and the peace negotiations between Palestine and ...
  • Schumer and Pelosi invited back to White House after standing up Trump

    Schumer and Pelosi invited back to White House after standing up Trump

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    One of the main issues at the gathering could be avoiding a government shutdown , as it occurs the day before a deadline to fund the government. McConnell's statement came a day after the House announced a plan to pass another continuing resolution in order to extend federal funding through December 22 as the current stopgap measure approaches the December 8 deadline.
  • 10 suspects arrested over Malta journalist slaying

    10 suspects arrested over Malta journalist slaying

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    Galizia was killed nearly two months ago when her vehicle was blown up. Muscat said a joint team of police, military and security services made the arrests following a almost seven-week investigation carried out with help from the FBI, Europol and Finnish intelligence.
  • Model in Britain's sex-and-spy scandal dies at 75

    Model in Britain's sex-and-spy scandal dies at 75

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    Keeler was alleged to be sleeping with British Secretary of State for War John Profumo while conducting an affair with a Russian defence attache during the height of the Cold War, rocking Harold Macmillan's Conservative administration in 1963.
  • Modi meets Yogi, newly-elected UP mayors

    Modi meets Yogi, newly-elected UP mayors

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    The Congress is also hoping to bridge a gap of nearly 9 per cent vote share, the difference that led the BJP to victory in 2012. The Congress lost in Jais and Gauriganj where Nagar Palika polls were held. As per the survey, in October the BJP had a lead of four points among traders; however, the latest survey shows this has been almost reversed, with the Congress now getting 43% votes among the trading community, as opposed to the BJP at 40%.
  • PNP back in anti-drug campaign

    PNP back in anti-drug campaign

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    Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr., in a chance interview with Palace reporters, said this developed during the President's command conference with the police and military held in Malacañang earlier Tuesday. Many Filipinos continue to support the crackdown, believing Duterte is making society safer. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court on Tuesday resumed its hearing via oral arguments the petitions challenging the constitutionality of Duterte's war on drugs.
  • 2nd missing fisherman identified as water search continues

    2nd missing fisherman identified as water search continues

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    The other two crew members - identified as Michael Roberts, 44, and Jonathan Saraiva, 32 - are still unaccounted for. "I do believe they've located the vessel, but that's all we know". from the fishing boat Misty Blue. The Enterprise, which was nearby when the emergency signal came, successfully rescued two of the people on board, who were then transferred to a Coast Guard patrol boat.
  • UN Human Rights Council Condemns Myanmar's 'Crimes' Against Rohingya Muslims

    UN Human Rights Council Condemns Myanmar's 'Crimes' Against Rohingya Muslims

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    The leader of a UN-mandated fact-finding mission for Myanmar say it's examining "in depth" allegations that genocide or crimes against humanity have been committed against the Rohingya. But Myanmar has so far refused to cooperate and has blocked access to the team of investigators, who have begun their work outside the country. Bangladesh, which along with Saudi Arabia had requested the special session, meanwhile voiced disappointment that Tuesday's resolution was not adopted by consensus, ...
  • Former 'Apprentice' contestant heads to court against Trump

    Former 'Apprentice' contestant heads to court against Trump

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    President Donald Trump's lawyers say he should be immune from a NY defamation lawsuit filed by a former contestant on his reality TV show " The Apprentice " in part because he's too busy and important. Attorneys for Trump are expected on Tuesday to ask for the suit to be thrown out. A judge will decide later whether to delay or toss the case. She sued in January, saying that was defamatory.