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Under the current law that is still in force until the new bill passes all stages of parliamentary scrutiny, and is passed into law, a person found guilty of a first-time offence of possessing a small amount - 30 grams or less - of marijuana faces a maximum penalty of a fine up to $1,000, a six-month jail term, or both.
  • Fact check: Steve who? Trump shortchanges a relationship

    Fact check: Steve who? Trump shortchanges a relationship

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    Bannon is a controversial guy, to say the least, and I don't agree with some important positions he has taken. The unusual public, lukewarm support from the boss has Bannon's friends and advisers anxious he will soon be out of a job. "I don't have people making decisions". And Trump , apparently is sick and exhausted of hearing about how Bannon won the election and is deemed to be so such a force in the White House that some refer to him as President Bannon.
  • No positive shift yet on US-Russia ties

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    Both he and Lavrov said progress was made during the day of discussions and announced that a working group would be set up to examine the poor state of US-Russian ties. "We confirmed our common intention of leading an uncompromising fight against global terrorism", Lavrov said at news conference following the talks.
  • North Korea's nuclear test site 'primed and ready'

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    China's leader, Xi Jinping, and President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Wednesday about the escalating tensions with North Korea as a prominent Chinese state-run newspaper warned the North that it faced a cutoff of vital oil supplies if it dared test a nuclear weapon.
  • Oxford named as one of the slowest cities in UK

    Oxford named as one of the slowest cities in UK

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    The data covers Britain's entire 2,173 miles of motorway network. The traffic in Ely travels at the same pace as the country's capital, London, travelling at an average speed of just 14.59mph. We undertake work throughout the country and usually find the M25 to be the most cumbersome, and our data provides evidence for that. The Managing Director of Satrak, Dan Walton, said: "It's little surprise to find that the M25 is in fact the slowest motorway".
  • Trump warns against labeling China a currency manipulator

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    Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday after Wall Street fell for a second day and U.S. President Donald Trump. "The comments on China could have been positive (for the yuan) because I felt China was walking on eggshells over this issue and to the extent that when they have intervened over the a year ago it's been to sell dollars to keep (the pair) from moving higher", he said .
  • India, Australia sign MoUs on combating terrorism, civil aviation security

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    A stalled free trade agreement between the two countries is expected to dominate the talks. Following the reception, Turnbull told the media that ties between the two countries were strong and would be "stronger because of this visit". Australia is well placed to provide resources such as uranium, coal, gas and renewable energy technology to India as it modernises. Though the two sides agreed to a fresh round of discussions, he made it clear his priority was now the broader Regional ...
  • Arab League urges Israel to end occupation of Palestinian territory

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    A senior Israeli Cabinet minister says the Arab summit's stance on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict reflects "the many challenges faced by the Arab world". The summit's concluding statement also called on all countries not to relocate their embassies to Jerusalem, and to respect all UN Security Council resolutions.
  • Boston Solothon? Marathon race director runs it alone

    Boston Solothon? Marathon race director runs it alone

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    That Nardo just turned 65 on Tuesday only adds to the thrill. She is among 51 Delawareans entered in the Boston Marathon. Bill Fiore, 66, of Clarks Green, also qualified for the Boston Marathon for the third time and cherishes time spent with friends he's made over the years through the sport.
  • In surprise move, Iran's Ahmadinejad registers to run for president

    In surprise move, Iran's Ahmadinejad registers to run for president

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    Ahmadinejad won two successive terms in 2005 and 2009 before being replaced by Rouhani in 2013. Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has advised Ahmadinejad not to run for president in the May elections, saying his potential candidacy would "polarise" the general atmosphere governing the country.
  • Leicester probing fan disturbances in Madrid

    Leicester probing fan disturbances in Madrid

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    Leicester could be down to the bare bones for the second leg with Yohan Benalouane, who played in Madrid, and Marcin Wasilewski the only recognised central defenders available. The Foxes, though, remained resolute and still have a chance to keep their European dream alive and clinch an improbable semifinal spot when they meet again on Tuesday, April 18 for the second leg.