In the news today, June 20

In-The-News-June-20 HL:In the news today, June 20 THE CANADIAN PRESS Five stories in the news for Wednesday, June 20 —— SENATE APPROVES BILL TO LEGALIZE POT Canadians will be able to legally purchase and consume recreational marijuana by mid-September at the latest, after the Senate voted Tuesday to lift an almost century-old prohibition on cannabis. […]

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Eritrea sends delegation to rival Ethiopia for peace talks

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Eritrean diplomats say the reclusive nation’s president is sending a rare delegation to neighbouring Ethiopia for peace talks days after Ethiopia’s new prime minister took a major step toward calming deadly tensions with its decades-long rival. Longtime President Isaias Afwerki announced the news Wednesday morning during a Martyrs Day celebration in […]

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