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Support for marijuana legalization just hit an all time high

Only 33 percent of respondents in the poll released Thursday said marijuana shouldn't be made legal in the US, a three percent decrease from 2016. Even more impressively, 88 percent approve of medical marijuana. Even if the local and state government have opened the doors for legal marijuana use, federal penalties are still possible if federal law enforcement notices. Read More »

Police had Champs-Elysees attacker in their grasp

Police shot and killed Cheurfi after he opened fire on a police van. Investigators found a pump-action shotgun and knives in his auto. Speaking in Washington during a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, U.S. "The fight for the French people's freedom and security will be mine". Le Pen said that the French authorities did not do everything necessary to protect the citizens. Read More »

Keitany breaks London Marathon record

From there it was becoming tougher and tougher. The World Marathon Majors organisers are yet to declare the women's victor because the series leader Jemima Sumgong is facing doping charges. Soon after Weir's victory Keitany crossed the line, having broken away from the pack after just five kilometres. A great Ethiopian finished second in the women's race too, as Tirunesh Dibaba chased Keitany home to set a national record, despite suffering from stomach cramps, with her compatriot ... Read More »

Islamic State Chops Ears Off 33 Jihadists Who Fled Mosul Battlefield

Gen. Joseph Martin today insisted that he believes the troops "continue to progress" toward the city's "liberation". "The federal police penetrated the old city and killed 13 terrorists, and destroyed 7 booby-trapped vehicles of Daesh in the Bab al-Jadid axis towards the al-Nuri Mosque in western Mosul", police commander Maj. Read More »

Asian markets mostly higher, post first round of French elections

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He promised to bring new faces and new talent into French politics. Pictures taken March 11, 2017 (R) and February 21, 2017 (L). ENERGY: Benchmark U.S. Her critics accuse her of sanitising the image of Islamophobia, anti-Semitism and racism associated with her firebrand father, who started her far-right FN party. Read More »

Here's the awesome set list for Guardians Vol. 2's mixtape

In addition, Gunn also confirmed that Vol. 3 will be the last iteration of the original "Guardians of the Galaxy" team-up. Adding, "I will be working side-by-side with Kevin Feige and the gang to help design where these stories go, and make sure the future of the Marvel Cosmic Universe is as special and authentic and magical as what we have created so far". Read More »

Euro jumps as Emmanuel Macron leads France vote count

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Macron has maintained a slender lead, followed closely by Le Pen, Fillon and Melenchon in that order. Topless demonstrators from the Femen activist group have caused a commotion as they staged a stunt against Marine Le Pen outside a polling station where the far-right presidential candidate was heading to vote. Read More »

France votes in presidential election

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The absence in the runoff of candidates from either the mainstream left Socialists or the right-wing Republicans party - the two main political groups that have governed post-war France - also marked a seismic shift in French politics . France is now steaming into unchartered territory, because whoever wins on May 7 can not count on the backing of France's political mainstream parties. Read More »

North Korea detains third USA citizen: Yonhap

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According to The Washington Post , the man is in his 50's and is a professor at the Yanbian University of Science and Technology, situated quite close to the China/North Korea border. FILE - In this July 27, 2013, file photo, North Korean soldiers turn and look towards their leader Kim Jong Un from a military parade vehicle as they carry packs marked with the nuclear symbol during a ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice in Pyongyang, North Korea. Read More »

Iran FM mocks U.S. claims it is violating nuclear deal

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Thus far, Trump has made no steps to tear up the deal , as he had threatened to do when campaigning to become president. "#IranDeal obliges United States to support successful implementation, incl in public statements, and to refrain from adversely affecting normal trade", Zarif wrote in another tweet., calling the activities of the U.S. Read More »

Watchman in Jayalalithaa's Kodanadu Tea Estate murdered

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Another person, Krishna Bahadur, sustained serious injuries after being restrained and assaulted. Police said the murder by unknown assailants took place between 11.30pm on Sunday and 1.30am on Monday. There was talk that the tea estate would be seized following the DA case verdict. Jayalalithaa didn't leave a will and amid a tussle in her party AIADMK for her legacy, there have been no claimants so far to her vast property, which includes her Poes Garden home in Chennai . Read More »

Police officer hurt amid protests at nationalist party convention in Germany

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Police secures the city center of Cologne, Germany during the party convention of Germany's nationalist party AfD (Alternative for Germany), Saturday, April 22, 2017. The head of Germany's right-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, Frauke Petry, (C) congratulates Alexander Gauland (R) after his nomination together with Alice Weidel (Unseen) as the campaign co-leader of AfD's party for the next German general election, during the party congress at the Maritim Hotel in ... Read More »

French presidential election will be very interesting

Polls have suggested far-right candidate Marine Le Pen's voters were especially motivated to cast ballots, while supporters of other candidates were less convinced. Despite Macron's plans to "relaunch the building of Europe", the combined scores of staunch eurosceptics Le Pen, far-left Jean-Luc Melenchon and nationalist Nicolas Dupont-Aignan add up to almost 50%. Read More »

China on US-North Korea Rift: 'Storm Clouds Gathering'

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The world must hope not. Pyongyang recently tested a ballistic missile and claims it is close to perfecting an intercontinental ballistic missile and nuclear warhead that could attack the US mainland. I think he keeps all options on the table. Kim has warned the United States of launching a pre-emptive nuclear strike, if the United States nuclear forces mobilise against it. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron en tête à Angoulême devant Jean-Luc Mélenchon — Présidentielle

Benoît Hamon échoue à la cinquième place, avec 6% des voix, un score historiquement bas pour un candidat du Parti socialiste. Dans ce contexte, Emmanuel Macron a rassemblé 4820 voix soit 26,7% des suffrages exprimés. Très rapidement après l'annonce des résultats, beaucoup de politiques, de droite comme de gauche ont appelé à faire barrage aux Front National en votant pour Emmanuel Macron. Read More »

Australia urges China to rein in 'reckless' North Korea

The United States, its allies and China are working on a range of responses to North Korea's missile test, USA officials have said. North Korea's failed missile test on Sunday provides an opportunity for the United States to press for more stringent sanctions and for China to demonstrate its willingness to curb Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions. Read More »

Pence calls U.S. commitment to South Korea 'iron-clad'

At a news conference at the United Nations on Monday, North Korea's permanent representative Ambassador Kim In-ryong, condemned the U.S. missile strikes in Syria, which targeted an air base after a suspected chemical attack by the government. Read More »

Half of Brits back PM ahead of snap vote

His comments are likely to irritate Mrs May, who has argued that an increased Commons majority would strengthen her hand in the Brexit talks, making it more hard for the opposition parties at home to obstruct her plans. But that's not the point for me. A loss, which seems inevitable because the Scottish Nationals will hold the seats that used to be sure Labour seats, will likely result in the removal of Mr Jeremy Corbyn as leader. Read More »

US accuses TCS, Infosys of violating H-1B visa lottery draw norms

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Two days before President Donald Trump signed an executive order introducing changes to the H-1B temporary visa scheme, the White House on April 17 put up a press briefing on its website in which a senior administrative official accused the Indian firms of misusing the lottery system which "randomly" awards the coveted visas. Read More »

Australia to add 'values' test to citizenship exam

Mr Turnbull said the changes would be "empowering for applicants" and called on Labor to support them, rather than "rush off into the realm of their political correctness". Wording of the citizenship pledge will change. The Federal Government has announced there will be sweeping changes to the testing for Australian citizenship. Read More »

SC reinstates Senkumar as Kerala DGP

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The government had replaced Senkumar with former NIA official Loknath Behra, shortly after it came to power past year. The Kerala government had on April 11 defended in the apex court its decision to transfer Senkumar, saying he had protected "erring" police officials in the 2016 Puttingal temple fire tragedy in which 110 people were killed. Read More »

France begins presidential vote in test for populism

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It's not yet clear how the vote will be impacted by the attack Thursday on the landmark Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris , in which a policeman was killed. Polls have indicated that Macron would be likely to defeat Le Pen in a second round contest. Previous militant attacks, such as the November 2015 killings in Paris ahead of regional polls, did not appear to boost the votes of those espousing tougher national security. Read More »

Ontario sets tax on foreign buyers to cool housing market

Once legislation passes, the tax would be effective retroactively to April 21. The price increases reflect confidence in Ontario's economy, but when young people can not afford homes "we know we have a problem and we know we have to act", she said. Read More »

Bill O'Reilly will be back Monday - with a new podcast episode

The podcast, available to premium subscribers of O'Reilly's website paying $4.95 per month, would allow the host to resume his relationship with his legions of fans. Bill O'Reilly is offered new job with Nevada hookers. Fox News took The Factor off the air Friday night, with Greg Gutfeld filling in for the final broadcast. Read More »