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Seattle To Become Latest City To Erase Past Marijuana Convictions

Seattle To Become Latest City To Erase Past Marijuana Convictions

City Attorney Pete Holmes and Durkan talked about the steps that will need to be taken to vacate an estimated 500-600 misdemeanor convictions and the reasoning for doing so during a news conference on Thursday, Feb. The Drug Policy Alliance reports marijuana possession arrests spiked from 4,000 in 1986 to 11,000 in 2010 for a total of 240,000, and King County represented 65,483 of those arrests. Consulte Mais Informação

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Last two Islamic State 'Beatles' fighters captured

Last two Islamic State 'Beatles' fighters captured

Meanwhile, Kotey, 34, who is half-Ghanaian and half-Cypriot, converted to Islam after falling in love with a Muslim woman and had two daughters with her. The fourth man, Aine Davis, is in jail in Turkey. The US government says the group beheaded more than 27 hostages. The US State Department sanctioned Kotey in January 2017, saying he was a guard for the "Beatles" and "likely engaged in the group's executions and exceptionally cruel torture methods, including electronic shock and ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Foreigners held for 'pornographic' party in Cambodia released on bail

Foreigners held for 'pornographic' party in Cambodia released on bail

The court charged the 10 on January 29 with producing pornography for their roles in organizing the party. "They have been released from prison", Yin Srang told AFP, refusing to provide more details. Defense lawyer Ouch Sopheaktra said he was unaware of the bail, but added: "It's good news for the clients". The defendants have denied the allegations, saying they were wearing "sexy" clothing but were not fully nude or responsible for any pornography. Consulte Mais Informação

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Governor Snyder proposes state budget

Governor Snyder proposes state budget

It's the Republican governor's eighth and final budget presentation to the GOP-led Legislature, where a push for tax cuts could conflict with Snyder's spending priorities. With the proposed $175 million increase, Lake, Missaukee, Osceola and Wexford road commissions stand to gain more than $300,000 to almost $420,000 respectively for the budget year 2019. Consulte Mais Informação

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Talent shortages lead to stronger demand for recruitment agencies says REC report

Talent shortages lead to stronger demand for recruitment agencies says REC report

Regionally, the North of England witnessed the fastest increase in permanent placements, though rates of growth were also sharp in the other four monitored regions. REC added the United Kingdom was now "plagued by labour, skills and talent shortages". "So it's a good time to move jobs, especially as employers aren't increasing wages for their existing..." REC warned the struggle to find appropriate candidates would get worse. Consulte Mais Informação

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Samsung ISOCELL Dual image sensor brings Bokeh to mid-range smartphones

Samsung ISOCELL Dual image sensor brings Bokeh to mid-range smartphones

To accelerate development and reduce optimization difficulties with dual camera smartphones, Samsung now offers the industrys first total dual camera solution, with both ISOCELL Dual sensor hardware and sensor-optimized algorithm software. One of the modules will feature two 8-megapixel sensors designed for low-light shooting, while the other will feature one 13-megapixel sensor and one 5-megapixel sensor that will work together to deliver portrait bokeh shots. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea stages military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

North Korea stages military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

The only country that might conceivably object is the U.S., which has made it clear they don't like the diplomatic progress North Korea has been making, and view their Olympic attendance as a "plot". On the eve of the Olympic games, North Korea plans to flex its nuclear strength when it showcases hundreds of missiles in a military parade through the streets of Pyongyang. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump asks Pentagon to plan military parade

Trump asks Pentagon to plan military parade

Two months later, Trump told reporters on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York: " It was one of the greatest parades I've ever seen ". According to The Washington Post , which first reported that Trump asked top brass at the Pentagon for a military parade , the President was inspired by France's Bastille Day celebration . Consulte Mais Informação

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NewsAlert: Police recover remains of six people in Bruce McArthur investigation

NewsAlert: Police recover remains of six people in Bruce McArthur investigation

The remains were found in large planters on the property, and include those of Andrew Kinsman, who was last seen in June of 2017. Police had previously said Kinsman was involved in a sexual relationship with McArthur. All of the body parts were discovered in planters at a home on Mallory Crescent. "I anticipate more charges being laid", Det-Sgt. The house wasn't owned by McArthur, but he used it to store landscaping equipment. Consulte Mais Informação

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Israel to legalize slain rabbi's West Bank outpost

Israel to legalize slain rabbi's West Bank outpost

Past attempts by Israeli authorities to dismantle Havat Gilad have led to clashes with settlers there. A Palestinian man was killed by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank during a confrontation sparked by the soldiers. The Israeli military said a soldier had pursued the suspect in his vehicle and hit him after witnessing the incident, but that he managed to escape. Consulte Mais Informação

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Police make arrest in fatal road rage crash on QEW

Police make arrest in fatal road rage crash on QEW

Schmidt previously said that road rage may have been a factor in the crash but on Thursday, he would not comment on whether that information had been confirmed by investigators. The driver behind the lead vehicle slowed to avoid a collision, which trigged the chain-reaction crash. Twenty-two-year-old Nicole Turcotte of Niagara Falls, Ont., was killed, a 19-year-old woman was sent to hospital in critical condition, and five others suffered minor injuries, police said. Consulte Mais Informação

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