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Sen. Amy Klobuchar becomes latest 2020 hopeful to officially support legalizing marijuana

Sen. Amy Klobuchar becomes latest 2020 hopeful to officially support legalizing marijuana After they reached the gate, Klobuchar reprimanded the staff member for not having a plastic fork ready for her to use. She told The Times that when the senator did snap at her in one incident, Klobuchar apologized. A campaign spokeswoman told the Times: "The senator has repeatedly acknowledged that she can be tough and push people hard". Klobuchar said in a statement Friday that she suppo... [Full Article...]

Snow continues tonight for Denver, roads icy overnight

Snow continues tonight for Denver, roads icy overnight New snow accumulation of one to two inches is possible on Monday, followed by less than an inch on Tuesday, according to the weather service. Winter Storm Ryan will bring snow to low elevations of the Pacific Northwest while also burying the northern Rockies and Sierra Nevada with heavy snow through midweek. [Full Article...]

USA withdrawal must not leave authority gap in Syria: Turkey

USA withdrawal must not leave authority gap in Syria: Turkey A defence official said Turkish and Syrian opposition forces would not be allowed in the safe zone . "I am not reversing course", Trump said at the White House, noting that 200 soldiers was only a "very small, tiny fraction" of the overall presence. [Full Article...]

Kuwait: Kuwaiti Amir to attend Arab-EU Summit

Kuwait: Kuwaiti Amir to attend Arab-EU Summit May had held out the possibility of a vote this week, but said Sunday she was still discussing with the European Union possible amendments to the deal's arrangements for the Irish border. The Brexit vote must not be frustrated and the government needs to maintain an "absolute" focus on delivering it, Theresa May has said. However, there have been a number of tensions in the EU-Arab relationshi... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia Strikes $10bn China Deal, Talks De-Radicalisation With Xi

Saudi Arabia Strikes $10bn China Deal, Talks De-Radicalisation With Xi Chinese President Xi Jinping and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud highlighted on Friday the good state of the mutual relations and wished to work to strengthen them in the future. The murder sparked global indignation, with United States lawmakers pushing for Washington to distance itself from the crown prince, but the White House has maintained close relati... [Full Article...]

Massive Fire Takes Out More Than 300 Cars In India

Massive Fire Takes Out More Than 300 Cars In India The IAF deployed rapid action forces and sent one helicopter to assist civil emergency services on the direction of the fire. According to sources , the entire fire was doused completely within 45 minutes and all other vehicle were isolated. [Full Article...]

Safadi heads to Egypt for first Arab-European summit

Safadi heads to Egypt for first Arab-European summit As the United Kingdom's labyrinthine Brexit crisis goes down to the wire, May is making a last-ditch effort to negotiate changes to the divorce package, though lawmakers could try to grab control of Brexit in a series of parliamentary votes on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

'Scabs' will regret they walked out on Labour, says left-wing MP

'Scabs' will regret they walked out on Labour, says left-wing MP Newbury MP Richard Benyon has said he has no plans to quit the Conservative Party and join the newly-formed Independent Group . British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn could seize on a "huge opportunity" to win back key seats in its former Scottish heartland by endorsing a second vote on Brexit, former Labour prime minister Tony Blair said. [Full Article...]

Sanders to sign Democratic pledge

Sanders to sign Democratic pledge That is a decision of the Venezuelan people, so I think, Jorge, there's got to be a free and fair election", he said . Bernie Sanders , a frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, announced the appointment of Pakistani American civil rights activist Faiz Shakir as his campaign manager on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Taoiseach in Egypt to attend first ever EU-Arab League Summit

Taoiseach in Egypt to attend first ever EU-Arab League Summit Jihan Jado, an expert of European Affairs and member of the local council of Versailles, France, said the problem of refugees and illegal migration is one of the most important topics to be discussed at this summit. However, EU and British officials have played down expectations of any breakthrough on the Brexit negotiations at the gathering. But, with little genuine improvement on the significant... [Full Article...]

Cargo jet with three on board crashes near Houston airport

Cargo jet with three on board crashes near Houston airport At about the moment it disappeared from communication with the FAA, the flight had descended to about 6,900 feet and was flying at 282 miles per hour, according to the site Flight Aware . I feel like it's probably a crash that nobody would have survived, ' he said at a press conference Saturday afternoon. The Sheriff's Office said deputies located the plane at the north end of Trinity Bay. [Full Article...]

7.5-magnitude quake strikes Ecuador

7.5-magnitude quake strikes Ecuador The shocks were registered 132 kilometers southeast of Palora, Ecuador . The epicenter was in a sparsely populated area 224km (140 miles) east-southeast of Ambato, Ecuador , at a depth of 132km. He added that the effects were felt in a large swath of the country, and that regional emergency centers had been activated in case they're needed. "Today's natural disaster is the largest of these",... [Full Article...]

Atlas Air 767 Freighter Crashes Near Houston IAH

The plane's engine was reportedly surging and the aircraft made a sharp turn before nose-diving, Hawthorne added. He says a debris field extends for about three-quarters of a mile. A dive team with the Texas Department of Public Safety will be tasked with finding the black box, Hawthorne said. Emergency services have been dispatched to the area, local media reported. [Full Article...]

Mueller recommends harsh sentence for ‘hardened’ criminal Paul Manafort

He pleaded guilty in September in federal court in Washington to two counts of conspiring stemming from his Ukrainian political consulting work. Prosecutors also aren't taking a position about whether the prison sentence in the Washington case should run consecutively or concurrently with a separate punishment that Manafort faces in a bank and tax fraud case in Virginia. [Full Article...]

At least 81 dead as blaze rips through buildings in Bangladeshi capital

At least 81 dead as blaze rips through buildings in Bangladeshi capital The flame spread across the buildings on the street and as there was a huge traffic jam, people died on the street as they could not escape from the scene, ' said Mohammad Nabiullah, another resident. Workers were removing charred vehicles, twisted bits of metal and other debris from Chawkbazar on Friday, while others hosed down the road to clean ashes as investigators inspected the burned buildin... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un boards train to Hanoi for second Trump summit

Kim Jong-un boards train to Hanoi for second Trump summit President Donald Trump in June in Singapore, former CIA official Andrew Kim said, South Korea's Yonhap news agency and the Wall Street Journal reported. It was unclear if Kim was on the train. North Korea's state media has yet to report on whether Kim has set off for Vietnam. Vietnamese police have stepped up security around the border station. [Full Article...]

Buhari defeats Atiku in Obasanjo's polling unit

Buhari defeats Atiku in Obasanjo's polling unit Obasanjo had picked Atiku over his former ally Buhari, advising the president to quit politics. Legit.ng had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, February 22, had addressed the nation as the people await the D-Day. Raphael Dele, a popular singer in Yola, said he had walked over 10 kilometers (6 miles) to his polling station "because there is no room for excuses". [Full Article...]

Anti-Semitism worst since WWII, Macron tells Jewish group

Anti-Semitism worst since WWII, Macron tells Jewish group Two former presidents, François Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy , were in attendance at the Paris rally, which was called last week after the interior ministry reported a 74 percent rise in anti-Semitic incidents in 2018. "Zionism emerged as a modern settler-colonial, nationalist movement which, in the forms it has been exercised by the Israeli state, is incompatible with universal human right... [Full Article...]

Beware! Many Tea Garden Workers Died After Consuming Toxic Liquor

Beware! Many Tea Garden Workers Died After Consuming Toxic Liquor Friday's deaths came less than two weeks after more than 100 people died after drinking tainted alcohol in northern Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. He said the people were brought to the hospitals with complaints of severe vomiting and chest pain. Golaghat district Superintendent of Police Pushkar Singh told the BBC that 58 people in the district died from drinking the illega... [Full Article...]

Restaurante Riff's Food Poisoning Outbreak Claims Woman's Life

Restaurante Riff's Food Poisoning Outbreak Claims Woman's Life Calvo ordered a dish of rice and Morchella mushrooms. The woman's husband and 12-year-old son suffered food poisoning after eating at the restaurant but "they have made a good recovery", the court said in a statement . He said: "I've taken the decision to close the restaurant until we know the precise causes and can reopen with the necessary guarantees for the safety of both staff and cus... [Full Article...]


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