Government And Politics

UK reviews medical marijuana ban after outcry over sick kids

Jun 19, 2018

The British government says it is reviewing its ban on cannabis-based medicines, but is rejecting calls to legalize marijuana for recreational use

In death, one young man stands tall in North Korea relations

Jun 19, 2018

Otto Warmbier's legacy is still being written, one year after his death

China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

Jun 19, 2018

China has threatened "comprehensive measures" in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's new tariff hike, raising the possibility Beijing might target operations of American companies

Army splits with West Point grad who touted communist revolt

Jun 19, 2018

A West Point cadet who tweeted pictures of himself at graduation with the message 'communism will win' is out of the Army with an other-than-honorable discharge

Japan to check concrete walls after Osaka quake deaths

Jun 19, 2018

Japan's government has ordered nationwide inspection of school walls after two of the four deaths in Monday's earthquake in Osaka were caused by falling concrete walls

The Latest: Kim Jong Un meets with China's president

Jun 19, 2018

Chinese state TV has shown President Xi Jinping welcoming North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on a visit to Beijing

Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns

Jun 19, 2018

Searing images of children detained at the southern border are roiling politics ahead of midterm elections

UK prosecutors: IS follower plotted Downing Street bombing

Jun 19, 2018

UK prosecutors say an Islamic State follower plotted a suicide bombing targeting British Prime Minister Theresa May at her Downing Street office

NATO's chief appeals for unity amid trans-Atlantic row

Jun 19, 2018

NATO's chief is urging the 29 member countries to set aside a festering trans-Atlantic row over trade, climate and the Iran nuclear deal, amid concern the tensions will undermine the military alliance

Fire-hit Glasgow art school landmark may be partially saved

Jun 19, 2018

The head of Glasgow City Council says the remains of the city's fire-ravaged art school appear to be structurally solid and it's hoped the facade of the world-renowned building can be saved

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