Day: September 20, 2017

(Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday criticized the legalization of marijuana in multiple states and warned that the federal law banning use and sale of the drug “remains in effect,” remarks that could stoke fears of a federal crackdown. “I’ve never felt that we should legalize marijuana,” Sessions said in response to
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HAMBURG (Reuters) – Returning to her birthplace, Chancellor Angela Merkel urged supporters to mobilize undecided voters before Sunday’s election, telling them not to take her conservatives’ solid lead in opinion polls for granted. Surveys show many voters are still undecided and, with the election likely to return a fractured parliament, she wants to maximize support
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Serzh Sargsyan’s address at the UN General Assembly may mark a new level in the foreign policy of Armenia and a new role for the country, or more exactly a clarification of the potential role that has become possible in the result of the developments of the past two years. In his speech Serzh Sargsyan
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(Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Target Corp and PepsiCo Inc on Wednesday joined an expanded group of nearly 800 companies calling in a letter for U.S. legislation to protect immigrants brought into the country illegally by their parents from deportation, according to organizer FWD.us. The retailers and other companies asking Congress to pass a permanent
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RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia will lift a ban on internet phone calls, a government spokesman said, part of efforts to attract more business to the country. All online voice and video call services such as Microsoft’s Skype and Facebook’s WhatsApp that satisfy regulatory requirements will become accessible at midnight (2100 GMT), Adel Abu Hameed,
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PRAGUE (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will set aside their long-time rivalry when they play for Europe against the rest of the world in the inaugural Laver Cup tournament which starts on Friday. Team Europe, featuring the world’s top two players, are overwhelming favorites to win the three-day tournament, which is named after
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