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With 185 of 210 precincts reporting, he held 48.3 percent of the vote - just shy of the 50 percent he needed to become the first Democrat to represent Atlanta's affluent northern suburbs since the 1970s. The district, although still Republican-leaning, has been trending more Democratic in recent years, and provides Democrats with their best shot this year of picking up one of the 24 seats they'll need to reclaim the House.
  • Canada Introduces a Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

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    Indeed, there's plenty to look forward to with legalizing marijuana in Canada, and new companies will no doubt be chomping at the bit to get in on the action. Individuals would be allowed to possess up to 30 grams of marijuana for personal use , similar to the one-ounce standard in USA states where marijuana use is legal.
  • Erdogan slams criticism of disputed Turkey poll

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    Turkey said in a press release that Trump offered Erdoğan his congratulations and also thanked him for supporting the recent USA airstrike against the regime of Syrian leader Bashar Assad. The CHP on Monday called for the annulment of the referendum and said it would take its challenge to the European Court of Human Rights if necessary, after a last-minute decision by the electoral board to allow unstamped ballots.
  • Trump's 2016 tax returns won't go publice: White House

    Trump's 2016 tax returns won't go publice: White House

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    People march demanding President Donald Trump release his tax returns, in NY, U.S., April 15, 2017. It's like during the campaign, remember, when he signed that pledge to support the Republican candidate and then when he thought he wasn't going to win the primary he was saying, "the pledge doesn't apply because they treated me very unfairly".
  • Ex-NFL star begins presenting defence in double-murder trial

    Ex-NFL star begins presenting defence in double-murder trial

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    After his arrest in that case, which ended the tight end's career with the New England Patriots, Boston prosecutors charged him with carrying out a fatal drive-by in the city's South End. Via the Associated Press , the jury in the double-murder trial against Hernandez will commence deliberations on Friday . He told jurors "the police actually knew what was going on down there" the night of the killings.
  • Security Council slams latest North Korea missile launch

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    More cruise missile tests are expected and when a final performance evaluation is completed the missile is to be deployed before the end of 2017. April is an important month in the North Korean calendar and the regime likes to mark important dates with fireworks - both with firework displays in the center of Pyongyang and with missile flares.
  • Missing Georgia child believed to be abducted, in extreme danger

    Missing Georgia child believed to be abducted, in extreme danger

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    Police believe Arasley is in extreme danger. "Armando, 32, is described as being 5'8" and weighing about 180 pounds with brown eyes and short black hair. Armando has heavy scaring along the right side of his chin. Above the name are 4 large stars and below are three large stars. She may be riding with Mr.
  • Military considers shooting down North Korea missile tests

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    During the talks with Pence, Abe said it is not easy to realize dialogue with North Korea , saying , "There are nearly no leaders in the world who have met with Workers' Party of Korea Chairman Kim Jong Un ". U.S. officials say new sanctions could include an oil embargo, a global ban on North Korea's airline, intercepting cargo ships and punishing Chinese banks doing business with Pyongyang.
  • Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' order

    Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' order

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    They need the best and the brightest, whether American or foreign-born, to give their startups a competitive advantage, and the current H-1B lottery often squeezes out the smaller players. "A very big share of the visas are actually going to IT outsourcing companies", Costa said. At one debate, he called for fully ending the program, saying: "It's very bad for our workers and it's unfair for our workers".
  • Erdogan Hints at Referendum on Turkey's EU Accession

    Erdogan Hints at Referendum on Turkey's EU Accession

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    Turkey's president has rejected global monitors' criticism of the referendum that approved expanded presidential powers Sunday, saying the vote was the "most democratic election" seen in any Western country. "It is clear that the High Electoral Board is not receiving its power from the people, the law or the constitution but rather from a specific centre, a specific political authority", he told his party's lawmakers during a speech in Ankara Tuesday.