• San Francisco Will Clear Thousands of Marijuana Convictions Dating Back to 1975
San Francisco Will Clear Thousands of Marijuana Convictions Dating Back to 1975

San Francisco city officials announced plans yesterday to begin reviewing and automatically expunging thousands of past marijuana possession convictions. Assemblyman Rob Bonta, a Democrat from Oakland, introduced legislation on January 9 that would require county courts to automatically expunge eligible records.

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  • Kim Chol Trial: Accused Paid RM400 To Perform Pranks
Kim Chol Trial: Accused Paid RM400 To Perform Pranks

Both pled not guilty , contending that they were tricked into killing him and believed they were on a game show. Wan said Aisyah is believed to have met with Kamaruddin and a man named James later the same morning at the Pavilion shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, where she was apparently shown a video of the prank.

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  • SC Rep. Trey Gowdy announces he won't run for re-election
SC Rep. Trey Gowdy announces he won't run for re-election

The special panel's discovery of Clinton's use of a private email server for government business became a significant issue in the 2016 presidential election and prompted an Federal Bureau of Investigation review of her actions that reverberated until the final days of the campaign.

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  • Risking arrest and prison, Iranian women cast off their hijabs in protest
Risking arrest and prison, Iranian women cast off their hijabs in protest

Ms Bahraini said Ms Movahed was only just released on Sunday after a month in custody and that Amnesty is monitoring the case because she is still at risk of criminal prosecution. A growing number of women, predominantly in Tehran, have begun refusing to wear a hijab while driving, arguing that a auto is a private space where they can dress more fr...

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  • New Jersey GOP Rep. Frelinghuysen Will Retire, Opens Swing District
New Jersey GOP Rep. Frelinghuysen Will Retire, Opens Swing District

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, D, carried the district in his landslide 2017 election; three towns that had voted reliably Republican since 1981 also backed Murphy, as Democrats broke the Republican lock on some local offices. "Every member, Republican and Democrat, will continue to have ample opportunity to directly impact the congressional power of...

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  • Chris Wray put pressure on McCabe to quit
Chris Wray put pressure on McCabe to quit

Mr McCabe has become a target of Republican politicians and the Republican president in connection with the FBI's investigation into Mrs Clinton's use of a private email server while she served as U.S. Per the Pensacola News-Journal , the "headquarter special" was an indication that "the normal processes at the Washington field office weren't fo...

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  • Referendum on eighth amendment likely to be held in May
Referendum on eighth amendment likely to be held in May

Mr Varadkar, who says he will campaign to liberalise the law, has said while ministers are able to take different positions on the contentious matter, the Cabinet will adopt a collective position. Terminations are now only allowed in the Republic of Ireland when the life of the mother is at risk. Outlining his position on the contentious issue, t...

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  • Will Trump fearless an interview with Mueller?
Will Trump fearless an interview with Mueller?

Mueller". A former Department of Justice appointee under former President Barack Obama said special counsel Robert Mueller "almost certainly won't indict" President Donald Trump at the conclusion of his investigation. "And that was seven months ago and the White House counsel is still on the job, and Mr. Mueller is still aggressively invest...

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  • United Kingdom to be denied European Union decision-making role during Brexit transition
United Kingdom to be denied European Union decision-making role during Brexit transition

In a clear message to Theresa May and the UK's Brexit negotiators, it took just two minutes for European ministers to agree their negotiating stance. Swedish EU Affairs and Trade Minister Ann Linde agreed. "When the United Kingdom leaves the European Union they will not be a voice around the table", she said.

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  • Shares of Saudi Prince's Firm Surge After His Release
Shares of Saudi Prince's Firm Surge After His Release

The crackdown has officially been characterized as part of a campaign to reform the government but it was also seen by some as a power play by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. "There's a high possibility that this marks the end of almost the first stage and that more arrests will happen later this year", said CEO and founder of risk consulting fir...

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  • Congressman Kennedy will reply to Trump address
Congressman Kennedy will reply to Trump address

Kennedy, of Brookline, will appear as a blast from the Democratic Party past, but also as a fresh face on a national platform that could have the power to galvanize voters. They say Kennedy is "a relentless fighter for working Americans". By broadcasting Trump's first State of the Union address, YouTube is continuing to serve as a hub for pol...

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  • White House to release immigration 'framework' Monday
White House to release immigration 'framework' Monday

Trump has given Congress until March to come up with a plan to protect the almost 700,000 young people who had been protected from deportation and given the right to work legally in the country under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA.

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  • Trump uses world stage to attack the media, cozy up to globalists
Trump uses world stage to attack the media, cozy up to globalists

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos , Switzerland, on January 25, 2018. "There is nothing that would happen to you that we won't be there to fight for you, you know that". British Prime Minister Theresa May told business leaders in Davos, Switzerland , yesterday that countries must not start pullin...

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  • United States diplomat quits Myanmar's 'whitewash' Rohingya advisory panel
United States diplomat quits Myanmar's 'whitewash' Rohingya advisory panel

Amid Capitol Hill's renewed focus on the Rohingya crisis, a former US ambassador to the United Nations quit a Myanmar government advisory board on the country's troubled Rakhine State, decrying the panel as "a cheerleading squad for government policy".

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  • Hyderabad boy hit by speeding train while taking selfie
Hyderabad boy hit by speeding train while taking selfie

He also ignored the blaring horn of the speeding train which eventually hit him. Despite the seemingly severe impact of the collision, Siva survived the accident with minor injuries, the railway officials said . Taking a video while standing in front of a fast-approaching train is a deadly trend in India . The audio, still on, indicates a com...

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  • Mission Solar Energy looking to boost PV production in Texas
Mission Solar Energy looking to boost PV production in Texas

This move will most heavily affect China - a global leader in solar power production. Because solar modules only make up a fraction of the total cost of solar systems , the move will only add around 10 percent to utility-scale schemes, adds Bloomberg , under a headline calling the decision: "The biggest blow to renewables yet".

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  • Suspect in shooting of Adams County Deputy identified
Suspect in shooting of Adams County Deputy identified

Once on scene the deputies found that the suspect had fled. Authorities say they were responding to a call in the area. The deputy, identified by the Colorado Fraternal Order of Police as Heath Gumm, 32, was transported to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

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  • 1 killed in Kentucky high school shooting, governor says
1 killed in Kentucky high school shooting, governor says

The first victim was a 15-year-old female who died at the scene. The shooting in Kentucky comes just one day after another school shooting in Texas. Marshall County High School students are being bused to North Middle where they can be picked up. Authorities found a 15-year-old student dead at the scene of the shooting when they arrived ...

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  • Alaska Earthquake: Why Wasn't There A Tsunami?
Alaska Earthquake: Why Wasn't There A Tsunami?

The city of Kodiak was expected to see the first wave by 1:45 am, but when that hadn't hit about two hours after the quake, tsunami warnings for some of the affected areas slowly started dropping. Sirens and officials banging on doors roused people from their sleep in the middle of the night Tuesday in British Columbia as a tsunami warning was issu...

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  • Media 'least-trusted' institution in global attitudes survey
Media 'least-trusted' institution in global attitudes survey

Globally, almost seven in 10 respondents among the general population worry about fake news or false information being used as a weapon, and 59 percent say that it is getting harder to tell if a piece of news was produced by a respected media organization.

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  • Government shutdown looms over USA working week
Government shutdown looms over USA working week

But the Trump administration said Saturday it will not discuss the immigration issue until the government reopens. But Short also said "a real security threat" remains on the southern US border with Mexico, with Trump demanding funding for a wall to thwart further illegal immigration.

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  • California highway swamped by deadly mudslides reopens
California highway swamped by deadly mudslides reopens

Benitez's death follows the deaths of her 10-year-old son, Jonathan, his cousin Kaily Benitez, 3, and Kailly's mother, Marilyn Ramos, 27, from the mudslides. (California Department of Transportation) U.S. Highway 101 at Olive Mill Road in Montecito on January 21, 2018, after two weeks of cleanup following deadly mudslides that closed the highway fo...

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  • Ramaphosa, country's delegation head for World Economic Forum
Ramaphosa, country's delegation head for World Economic Forum

The White House was unenthusiastic about the plan, claiming President Trump did not have enough time, and Downing Street has now reportedly given up on the idea. "It just doesn't seem likely to us that he will be there, given the current situation". Rep. Kathleen Rice, also from NY, canceled the trip on Friday ahead of the impending shutdown, her...

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  • China rebukes USA military for alleged close encounter in South China Sea
China rebukes USA military for alleged close encounter in South China Sea

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said that "the United States can take care of its own interest" and added "we do not wish to be part of a U.S". The tribunal ruled a year ago that the "nine-dash line" which underpins Beijing's claim to most of the South China Sea had no legal basis. The U.S.

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