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In urban areas, licensed retailers would only be allowed to sell pot and pot accessories, and would be prohibited from selling other items, such as food, gas and lottery tickets. But it said liquor stores were still "well positioned" to provide safe and reliable access to cannabis because the province will allow marijuana stores to be located adjacent to alcohol-selling establishments.
  • Malaysia-Singapore Connect to provide investors seamless access

    Malaysia-Singapore Connect to provide investors seamless access

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    Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak speaking at the Securities Commission's World Capital Market Symposium in Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur February 6, 2018. Jingyi Pan, a Singapore-based market strategist at trading and investments provider IG, said the move was expected to facilitate more cross border flows between the two countries and could be the first step to seeing more of such links in the Asean region.
  • Barnaby Joyce expecting baby with former staffer Vikki Campion

    Barnaby Joyce expecting baby with former staffer Vikki Campion

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    Mr Joyce and Natalie have four daughters, aged in their late teens and early 20s, from their 24-year marriage. The staffer is Mr Joyce's former media adviser Vikki Campion , 33, according to News Corp. "The Labor Party has made no public statement about Barnaby Joyce's personal situation for the last six months, despite the fact it's been well-known in this building, and we're not about to start today", Bowen told journalists.
  • NHRC notice to UP govt, DGP over Noida sub-inspector case

    NHRC notice to UP govt, DGP over Noida sub-inspector case

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    The family's contention is that Darshan and the other three police officers who were with him at the time of the shooting incident are attached with that police station. The bracelet and gold chain of the victim are also missing for which a case of attempt to murder and robbery has been filed against the accused Sub-Inspector, who has been sent to judicial custody.
  • In SC, Kapil Sibal quotes PM Modi to attack Aadhaar

    In SC, Kapil Sibal quotes PM Modi to attack Aadhaar

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    The five-judge constitution bench made the above statement in reference to senior advocate Kapil Sibal's argument that the 12-digit biometric-data based Unique Identification number can compromise with the privacy of the citizens. "But the state tells me that in order to get a certain service I am entitled to, I have to get Aadhaar. If so, do we decide the risks in absence of any assurances against misuse in the digital world?" Chandrachud asked.
  • Seoul to Provide Food, Oil, Electricity to N. Korean Art Troupe

    Seoul to Provide Food, Oil, Electricity to N. Korean Art Troupe

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    Vice President Mike Pence will deride any notion of normalizing North Korea's relationships with the outside world while he leads the USA delegation at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea , this week. U.S. President Donald Trump has said he hopes "something good" can come from North Korea's participation, but his advisers see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's embrace of the Games as a facade of worldwide goodwill and cooperation.
  • Another bipartisan immigration bill surfaces, Trump knocks it down

    Another bipartisan immigration bill surfaces, Trump knocks it down

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    John McCain teamed up to sponsor the Uniting and Securing America or the USA Act. The White House has proposed dramatic cuts in legal immigration and increases in border security, including a wall separating the US from Mexico, in exchange for protections for almost 700,000 young immigrants who were brought to the USA illegally as children.
  • State Of Emergency In Maldives: India Disturbed and Concerned

    State Of Emergency In Maldives: India Disturbed and Concerned

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    The Supreme Court ordered Yameen release nine political prisoners, saying the charges against them were politically motivated. Security forces also arrested former dictator and opposition politician Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who could be seen on cellphone video taken by his daughter being quietly escorted from his home, hugging friends and family and waving to supporters before being driven away.
  • Former gymnastics doctor Nassar apologizes to victims

    Former gymnastics doctor Nassar apologizes to victims

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    She proceeded to speak directly to Nassar, informing him that his actions would "haunt survivors [for] the rest of their lives". "I'm not convinced that you truly understand that what you did was wrong and the devastating impact you have had on the victims, their families and friends", the judge said to Larry Nassar in court.
  • Korean military called in as PyeongChang Winter Olympics hit by Norovirus

    Korean military called in as PyeongChang Winter Olympics hit by Norovirus

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    Organisers insist the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are on track as they battle against the spread of a virus among staff and prepare to deal with the cold snap at Friday's opening ceremony . Trump and other senior officials have repeatedly said that time is running out before North Korea gains the capability to strike the USA mainland with a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile.
  • Federal court denies objection to Trump University settlement

    Federal court denies objection to Trump University settlement

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    The settlement of two class-action suits and a third suit by the state of NY against Donald Trump's school was reached six weeks after the 2016 presidential election and was approved by U.S. Two class action suited were filed in the Southern District of California and a suit was filed by the New York Attorney General in state court. "At these seminars, instead of receiving the promised training, attendees were aggressively encouraged to invest tens of thousands of dollars more in a ...