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S. Africa's top court legalises personal, private cannabis use

S. Africa's top court legalises personal, private cannabis use Many marijuana activists, who had gathered at the courts want to be allowed to carry cannabis in public. The landmark ruling has been welcomed by thousands of marijuana users in South Africa , who have, over the years, been organizing marches on the streets of Cape Town asking for drug laws to be amended in order to reap the medicinal and recreational benefits of cannabis. [Full Article...]

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang has died

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang has died The official Vietnam News Agency says Quang died at the 108 Military Hospital in Hanoi on Friday due to a serious illness. The reports did not provide further information about Quang's illness. Quang had not been seen in public for several weeks before his death was announced. "We are saddened to hear the news that the president has died", said Bui Duc Phi, council chairman of the village wher... [Full Article...]

McConnell says Kavanaugh ‘will be’ on court soon

McConnell says Kavanaugh ‘will be’ on court soon They fear that without a shared set of facts, Republicans would simply move quickly after the testimony to confirm Kavanaugh. Trump himself has already cast doubt on Blasey Ford's account, saying that Kavanaugh has not been treated fairly. [Full Article...]

Multiple people shot in Syracuse, New York

Multiple people shot in Syracuse, New York According to police, officers responded to the 1300 block of Midland Avenue in regards to a shooting call around 9:02 p.m. They were gathered there to celebrate the life of a relative who died of cancer. All five victims, ages 8 to 35, were hospitalized and in stable condition, Fowler said. It's unclear if the shooting is related to another shooting that occurred one block away almost half an ... [Full Article...]

New Delhi cancels Pakistan, India Foreign Ministers meeting

New Delhi cancels Pakistan, India Foreign Ministers meeting The MEA spokesperson referred to the "killing of Indian security forces" allegedly by "Pakistani entities" and Islamabad's decision to release stamps allegedly "glorifying terrorists" as the reasons behind the cancellation of talks. The Express Tribune quoted Qureshi as saying that India has not responded positively to Pakistan's invitation for dialogue. India has been maintaining that terror and... [Full Article...]

Lawyer: Ford can testify next week if terms fair

Lawyer: Ford can testify next week if terms fair Sen. Chuck Grassley had set a 10 AM ET deadline this morning by which time Ford had to notify the committee as to whether she will testify by Monday's arbitrary deadline which. But both had previously stated that if Ford's allegations are true they'd be disqualifying - and their votes are enough to sink Kavanaugh's bid for the high court. [Full Article...]

Stormy Daniels Compares President Trump's Private Parts to Toad From Mario Kart

Stormy Daniels Compares President Trump's Private Parts to Toad From Mario Kart The Guardian obtained a copy of Daniels' new book in which Daniels claims to have been watching Shark Week with Trump in a hotel room sometime in 2007, when he received a phone call from none other than Hillary Clinton . President Trump has denied having an affair with Daniels, although his then-attorney, Michael Cohen , paid Daniels $130,000 in late 2016 to keep quiet about their allege... [Full Article...]

Surgeon, girlfriend 'drug, sexually assault women'

Surgeon, girlfriend 'drug, sexually assault women' Robicheaux once appeared in a reality TV show called " Online Dating Rituals of the American Male ". Both Robicheaux, 38, and Riley, 31, are facing felony charges of rape by use of drugs, oral sex using a controlled substance, assault with intent to commit a sexual offense and possession of controlled substances. [Full Article...]

China, Russia warn U.S. to withdraw sanctions on military

China, Russia warn U.S. to withdraw sanctions on military Sergei Ryabkov, deputy foreign minister, warned that the USA was "playing with fire". After signing of the order, the U.S. imposed sanctions on China, an Equipment Development Department under China's Ministry of Defence and its director Li Shangfu for its recent purchase of Russian Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets and S-400 surface-to-air missile, a senior administration official told reporters ... [Full Article...]

Wreckage of Captain Cook’s ship found off US coast

Wreckage of Captain Cook’s ship found off US coast On Sept. 18, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) stated that a new development in their research would be revealed at the end of the week. In a statement, Abbass said the group has, over the years, methodically narrowed the search for the Endeavour from among the 13 British vessels sunken in 1778 to five to "possibly to one or two archaeological sites". [Full Article...]

Feinstein's opponent seizes on her role in Kavanaugh fight

Feinstein's opponent seizes on her role in Kavanaugh fight Ford has alleged that Kavanaugh pinned her down on the bed in an upstairs room while they were both attending a party in Chevy Chase, Maryland, in 1982. "Her worst fears have materialized", the letter said. But he stressed that, "Monday is her opportunity". Democrats are demanding that the FBI be given time to reopen its background investigation into Kavanaugh so it can check the assertions of ... [Full Article...]

European Union trashes Theresa May's Brexit plan

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and Ireland's Prime Minister, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar attend a bilateral meeting during the informal summit of European Union leaders in Salzburg, Austria , September 20, 2018. However, May repeated her warning that Britain would never agree to any "legal separation of the United Kingdom into two customs territories". Tusk said May has just four weeks to amen... [Full Article...]

Several People Slashed, Including 3 Infants, At Day Care In Queens

Several People Slashed, Including 3 Infants, At Day Care In Queens Among the three children injured were two girls and one boy - all infants, authorities said. It isn't clear whether his child was among those stabbed. A 52-year-old woman was found in the basement with what were described as self-inflicted slash wounds to her wrists. Though one of the adults was seriously hurt. [Full Article...]

Suspect Arrested After Jogger Fatally Stabbed In Washington, D.C.

Suspect Arrested After Jogger Fatally Stabbed In Washington, D.C. It was a picture-perfect night to be outdoors, with temperatures in the 70s and clear skies. 'You have a lot of people out here, who are enjoying dinner across the street. The police now believe the stabbing was a random attack and Martinez did not know her attackers, Newsham said at the press conference . Police said he did not cooperate with investigators, however they are confident the... [Full Article...]

Bobi Wine arrested at Entebbe airport after disembarking from KQ plane

Bobi Wine arrested at Entebbe airport after disembarking from KQ plane Security forces had deployed around Entebbe International Airport and the highway linking it to the capital Kampala ahead of his arrival to prevent supporters from greeting him. Authorities banned rallies to welcome Ssentamu home. Ssentamu, who won a national assembly seat past year, faces treason charges over his alleged role in an incident last month in which the president's convoy was pelte... [Full Article...]

Should Brett Kavanaugh be confirmed as a Supreme Court judge?

Should Brett Kavanaugh be confirmed as a Supreme Court judge? The Senate Judiciary Committee delayed a vote on Kavanaugh . Neither the White House nor the committee majority's office immediately responded to CNBC's requests for comment. Republicans have largely stood by Mr Kavanaugh's denials. Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University in California , has been given a Friday deadline by the Republican-led Judiciary Committee to decide whethe... [Full Article...]

Humiliation for May as European Union rejects Brexit plan

Humiliation for May as European Union rejects Brexit plan Donald Tusk , President of the European Council, said key aspects of Brexit proposals presented by May "will not work" in their current form. Tusk said the " moment of truth " on the negotiations was less than a month away, at the October meeting of the European Council. [Full Article...]

Multiple people killed in Maryland shooting

Multiple people killed in Maryland shooting The Rite Aid centre, situated among warehouses in an industrial park, has almost 1000 employees. "The distribution center is where products are received and processed for delivery". Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler, of the Harford Sheriff County's Office, said at press conference this afternoon that there were multiple victims, including several fatalities. [Full Article...]

Over 200 feared dead as ferry capsizes in Tanzania

Over 200 feared dead as ferry capsizes in Tanzania ODM leader Raila Odinga has sent his condolences to the families of the people who died in the MV Nyerere tragedy in Tanzania. John Mongella, the commissioner of Mwanza, said 37 people were rescued but those efforts were suspended until daybreak Friday. [Full Article...]

Second shark attack in Whitsundays in 24 hours

Second shark attack in Whitsundays in 24 hours Justine Barwick was attacked in the Whitsundays by a shark on Wednesday. In a series of tweets, RACQ Rescue confirmed it had sent the rescue helicopter to Cid Harbour to retrieve the victim. "We actually didn't have to do anything with the leg, it was pretty much tourniqueted up, bandaged up and bleeding had stopped". Ms Barwick works for non-profit Family Based Care in Burnie and had travelle... [Full Article...]


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