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May Distances Herself From Review Of Law On Cannabis

Theresa May has poured cold water on the idea of a full-scale review of the laws on medicinal cannabis, despite an admission from Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt that the UK had not got the legal position right. The hopes of families of children like 12-year-old epilepsy patient Billy Caldwell were raised

OPEC braces for tough Vienna talks on hiking oil output

OPEC ministers gather in Vienna Tuesday for crunch talks on a landmark pact curbing oil output, with Saudi Arabia and Russia hoping to persuade their peers to increase production again. The upcoming June 22-23 meetings of OPEC and non-OPEC energy ministers are expected to be contentious, with several countries bristling at

Fighting resumes around key Yemeni port city Hodeida

Fighting resumed Thursday around the Yemen port city of Hodeida as a Saudi-led coalition tries to retake it from Shiite rebels known as Houthis. Witnesses described heavy fighting to the city’s south, near its airport. The Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen’s exiled government launched an assault on the port city of Hodeida

Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been exploiting the vulnerability to collect evidence in criminal investigations. The loophole will be shut down in a forthcoming update to Apple’s

Meghan Markle to accompany Queen Elizabeth II for First Time

The newly named Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle will be accompanying the Queen for the first time on June 14. According to BBC, Meghan will accompany the Queen to open Chester’s Storyhouse Theatre and the Mersey Gateway Bridge. A spokesperson of the Royal family added that the two will also attend a lunch at Chester

US must stop separating migrant children from parents –UN

The United Nations on Tuesday urged Washington to immediately halt its controversial practice of separating asylum-seeking Central American immigrant children from their parents at the southern border. The UN rights office said it was “deeply concerned” over the “zero tolerance” policy introduced by the administration of US President Donald Trump in

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