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Global Media Booker introduces bill to legalize marijuna at federal level
Author: 0 Booker introduces bill to legalize marijuna at federal level

Progressive and libertarian groups have long called for removing marijuana from Schedule I, the federal government's classification for the most risky substances. Booker, a former mayor of Newark, is calling on Congress to legalize marijuana so that minority communities that have been disproportionately punished for low-level drug offenses are treated more fairly.

Global Media Based THAAD system intercepts target missile over Pacific
Author: 0 Based THAAD system intercepts target missile over Pacific

These types of submarine tests are usually done to examine a missile's ability to "cold launch" out of an ejection shoot by high-pressured steam. "But the North Koreans are being far better spokespeople on that than we're capable of". Officials said Friday's ICBM test lasted about 45 minutes and the missile reached an altitude of about 3,700 kilometres before splashing down in the Sea of Japan.

Global Media Excessive heat warning issued through Friday
Author: 0 Excessive heat warning issued through Friday

By Monday, the Weather Service predicts that the prevailing winds again will come from the Pacific, and Eugene's high temperature will cool to a more seasonal 88 degrees. During the heat wave, the mid-valley also could match or tie records of four days of 100 degrees or higher temperatures and 10 days of 90 degree temperatures or more.

Global Media British Gas to raise electricity prices by 12.5% in September
Author: 0 British Gas to raise electricity prices by 12.5% in September

The group cited rising policy and network costs for the increase - and while it's the last to up prices, experts have warned it could be the start of a fresh wave of hikes for households. It's half year results also revealed a loss of more than 377,000 United Kingdom customer accounts in the first half of 2017. Standard variable tariffs (SVTs) act as a supplier's default tariff, and are often the most expensive option - these are also the plans that are subject to price rises.

Global Media Venezuelan opposition figures taken into custody
Author: 0 Venezuelan opposition figures taken into custody

This means that any US-based assets of his have been frozen, and American citizens are forbidden from conducting any business with him. Lopez had been sent home from Ramo Verde, a military prison, on July 8 after serving three years of a 13-year sentence for inciting violence at opposition rallies.

Global Media Key trial of last year's coup attempt begins in Ankara
Author: 0 Key trial of last year's coup attempt begins in Ankara

A trial about seizing the Akinci air base during a military coup attempt was launched in Turkey Aug. 1. Gulen, who has been living in the United States since 1999, denied allegations of involvement and condemned the attempted coup. More than 200 people were killed during the attempted coup. People chanted "we want the death penalty!" and some threw nooses towards the suspects.

Global Media EC seeks report from Gujarat govt over Congress' allegation of poaching
Author: 0 EC seeks report from Gujarat govt over Congress' allegation of poaching

Enclosing the statements of the three MLAs along with the memorandum, the Congress said "crores of rupees" were being "openly offered to induce MLAs". The Congress government in Karnataka and the party's state unit have kept away from the job of guarding the MLAs. All that has changed: now we have the virtual declaration of "war" between the BJP and the Congress in the state akin to what you might see in more battle scarred states like a UP or a Tamil Nadu.

Global Media Trump dictated son's statement on 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer, report says
Author: 0 Trump dictated son's statement on 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer, report says

President Trump personally dictated his son's response statement , according to a Washington Post report . Natalia Veselnitskaya , the Russian lawyer, told NBC News that she met with Trump Jr.to discuss U.S. And government employees sign standard contracts, not the Trump specials that threaten to ruin their lives if they ever say anything bad about him.

Global Media Australian universities vow to crack down sexual harassment
Author: 0 Australian universities vow to crack down sexual harassment

Of the group surveyed 4.2% (16 people) indicated they had been sexually assaulted in the past two years and of these two had happened at uni. "It is not your fault". "Universities are highly reluctant to take action when it comes to perpetrators, because they are anxious about lawsuits from offenders", she said.

Global Media Bristol police to host National Night Out events
Author: 0 Bristol police to host National Night Out events

The Fauquier County Sheriff's Office and the Warenton Police Department will observe the 34th National Night Out celebration with events around the community Tuesday, Aug. Headlining the event is Trailer Trash , the popular Western Massachusetts band, which will take the stage at the band shell around 7 p.m. That is from 4:30 p.m.to 8 p.m.

Global Media Body of Texas woman found buried in sand on Maryland beach
Author: 0 Body of Texas woman found buried in sand on Maryland beach

Ocean City is a popular destination for tourists, estimated to play host to more than eight million people each year. She was separated from her family at around 2 a.m. A city spokeswoman told the publication that it appears O'Connor may have fallen in a hole and that her death may have been accidental. The Ocean City Police Forensics Services Unit has recovered the body from the sand with assistance from Maryland State Police crime scene technicians.

Global Media West Nile Virus Present In Petrolia
Author: 0 West Nile Virus Present In Petrolia

There have been no positive human cases reported. "Our team is working to be more proactive against the threat of West Nile Virus in an effort to better protect the community", said City Manager Mike Land. The virus typically is passed from infected birds to mosquitoes and then to humans, who can't transmit it to each other. Symptoms begin 3-10 days after the bite from an infected bug.

Global Media Woman 'assumed identity' of body found in freezer, says OH prosecutor
Author: 0 Woman 'assumed identity' of body found in freezer, says OH prosecutor

Novoa and Layton have been jailed on corpse-abuse charges, according to CBS. He said Youngstown Police are investigating the case because they believe "it originated in the city of Youngstown and was taken to Campbell". Youngstown Prosecutor Dana Lantz says Graves' former boyfriend was living in her apartment with another woman. 'Shannon has been missed and will always be missed.

Global Media Missing Family Found Dead in auto in Sycolin Creek
Author: 0 Missing Family Found Dead in auto in Sycolin Creek

Three people were found dead in a vehicle in Sycolin Creek July 31. Ashe had traveled from her uncle's residence in the Leesburg area with Jaylen to pick up her son Cameron. Heavy rain fell in the area on Friday and authorities are investigating whether it may have contributed to the auto going into the creek. "This is just a tragic end to a tragic scenario", Chapman said.

Global Media Olympic Games: Los Angeles will host in 2028, Paris gets 2024
Author: 0 Olympic Games: Los Angeles will host in 2028, Paris gets 2024

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti hailed Monday as "an historic day for Los Angeles , for the United States and for the Olympic and Paralympic Movements around the world". He has been on record supporting Los Angeles' bid since shortly after his election in November, and reportedly called IOC President Thomas Bach to lobby for the city.

Global Media Statewide average gas prices rise 8 cents
Author: 0 Statewide average gas prices rise 8 cents

The average price of gas in Miami has risen more than 6 cents per gallon this week, following a national trend that has seen prices increase. The automotive assistance group said the average price of a gallon of unleaded fuel in Georgia was $2.18 on Sunday , compared to $2.177 a week earlier.

Global Media Protests erupt after top militant killed in Indian Kashmir
Author: 0 Protests erupt after top militant killed in Indian Kashmir

Apart from Dujana , a local terrorists identified as Arif Dar of village Lalihaari was also killed in the operation. In the ensuing encounter and exchange of fire, two terrorists were killed. "Both the militants were also involved in a number of other anti-national and subversive activities". Others launched agitations in Kupwara's Handwara town.

Global Media Irish bid for UK-based European Union agencies post-Brexit
Author: 0 Irish bid for UK-based European Union agencies post-Brexit

Only Hungary, Slovenia, Cyprus and the three Baltic states of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia decided not to enter the competition. In any case, it can be expected that lobbying efforts will be even more intensified in the coming months until the final decision is made in November.