A spokesperson for Georgia Governor Brian Kemp said Wednesday that he will sign a bill into law legalizing medical marijuana in Georgia. The General Assembly approved the legislation, finding that thousands of Georgians have serious medical conditions that can be improved by the medically approved use of cannabis. Low THC oil, which can only be [...]

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Twenty-eight EU member states on Wednesday issued declaration reaffirming that they do not recognize Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights. The declaration responds to the US President Donald Trump’s proclamation signed on Monday. The proclamation recognizes Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan, which the rest of the international community regards as occupied territory. “The position of the European Union [...]

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A jury on Friday acquitted former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld of all charges in the fatal shooting of unarmed 17-year-old Antwon Rose II. The jury was instructed to consider first-degree murder, third-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter or involuntary manslaughter. If convicted, Rosfeld could have been sentenced to life in prison. After three-and-half days hearing [...]

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The European Commission called Wednesday for more efforts to ensure adoption of security proposals and fined Google €1.49 billion (USD $1.7 billion) for breaching EU antitrust rules. Market dominance is not illegal under EU antitrust rules. However, dominant companies have a special responsibility not to abuse their powerful market position by restricting competition, either in [...]

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A Guatemala judge on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant for the country’s former attorney general and current presidential candidate, Thelma Aldana, on charges of embezzlement, lying and tax fraud. The warrant for Aldana’s arrest, issued by Judge Victor Cruz, “relates to a corruption inquiry involving illegal hiring,” said a Supreme Court official. Aldana has denied [...]

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