Author: 0 City costs for Vancouver 4-20 marijuana protest more than $245000

The Sunset Beach totals check in at $182,065, while the art gallery expenditures totalled $63,314. Sunset Beach was closed indefinitely after the rally due to damage to the adjacent fields. In comparison, last year's event cost $148,000, while 2015's event cost $92,500. Organizers of Vancouver's 4/20 event at Sunset Beach say they're prepared to pay - as they promised - for re-seeding grass, but they don't believe their festival needs to cost the city so much.

Esteri Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value' - Iran president
Author: 0 Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value' - Iran president

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has described relations with the United States as "a curvy road". "But the foundation of power is national strength and this only happens through elections", Rouhani said. "We are waiting for the new government to find stability and continuity in its policies", said Rouhani. Rouhani, known as pragmatist and reformist has engaged his country in foreign policy changes.

Author: 0 Some GOP Lawmakers Really Don't Like Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts

But the Republican budget likely to emerge will most certainly slap the poor and working families. Additionally, the Republican health care bill passed by the House would cap the overall federal share of Medicaid spending. Perversely, this budget also includes lots of cuts to job-training and other programs that help people acquire human capital and improve their employment prospects - again, in the name of encouraging people to become self-sufficient and find jobs on their own.

Esteri Pence Says Trump Will Be 'Best Friend' To Armed Forces
Author: 0 Pence Says Trump Will Be 'Best Friend' To Armed Forces

Vice President Mike Pence told graduating midshipmen of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis on Friday that "President Donald Trump is the best friend the Armed Forces of the United States will ever have". The address drew hearty applause as Pence - a Republican former congressman and governor of IN - discussed the commander-IN-chief and his own thoughts on service.

Esteri US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind
Author: 0 US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

Kim Jong Sik and Jang are not from elite families, unlike many other senior figures in North Korea's ruling class, North Korean leadership experts say . China has signed on to United Nations sanctions and suspended coal imports from North Korea through the rest of the year. Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Un and other world leaders saw what we did in Iraq and Libya and got the message loud and clear: To avoid being toppled, acquire and tighten your grip on nuclear weapons.

Author: 0 Iraqis demand compensation after US probe into Mosul strike

The investigation concluded that the Islamic State had planted additional explosives in the building because the explosive residue gathered at the scene was not entirely consistent with what the blast of a GBU-38 would leave behind. The slow military approach may be helping Iraqi and coalition forces kill and capture more IS fighters but it has put trapped civilians at greater risk, according to residents who recently fled neighborhoods still in IS hands.

Author: 0 France President, Macron swerves past Trump to embrace Merkel

Finally, the second time, Mr. Trump withdrew and Mr. Macron let him go, "said the New York Times correspondent". No surprises there, as Trump once confessed handshakes are "barbaric" because "shaking hands, you catch colds, you catch the flu, you catch this".

Author: 0 Trump urges North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners to pay their share for defense

U.S. President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France's new president , Emmanuel Macron . Leaders of the world's rich nations braced for contentious talks with Donald Trump at a G7 summit in Sicily on Friday after the United States president lambasted North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies for not spending more on defence and accused Germany of "very bad" trade policies.

Esteri Trump hopeful for Israel-Palestine peace
Author: 0 Trump hopeful for Israel-Palestine peace

Edelstein says "the possibility was explored as a first option, and it was dropped from the agenda because it was clear that the president wouldn't be able to speak" without interjection. But the State Department said that would not be permitted as officially the Wall is in East Jerusalem, which Israel occupied 50 years ago, and Palestinians seek as the capital of a future state.

Esteri Manchester victims to be remembered in city centre vigil
Author: 0 Manchester victims to be remembered in city centre vigil

Using the hashtag #StandTogether, Rio Ferdinand tweeted that his "thoughts & prayers are with all the families & friends affected" by the attack. Mayor of Manchester Andy Burnham arrives to pay his respects for the victims of the Manchester bombing, at St Ann's Square in Manchester, England, May 25, 2017.

Esteri Donald Trump admits no easy peace for Middle East
Author: 0 Donald Trump admits no easy peace for Middle East

In Israel , Bloomberg's Margaret Talev shouted out a question about Trump inadvertently giving Russian officials intelligence information gleaned from Israel . Yet critics pointed out that while the symbolism of Trump's visit was significant, there were precious few details on his plan for kickstarting negotiations.

Esteri Ariana Grande to return for Manchester benefit concert
Author: 0 Ariana Grande to return for Manchester benefit concert

Suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated a bomb strapped to his body in the foyer area, killing 22 persons and injuring 116 others. United Kingdom police initially said they believed bombing suspect Salman Abedi acted alone, but on Wednesday they revised their analysis, saying they were investigating " a network ".

Esteri Trump seeks coalition to 'stamp out extremism'
Author: 0 Trump seeks coalition to 'stamp out extremism'

On the first leg of his trip in Saudi Arabia , Trump lashed out at Iran , accusing it of fuelling "the fires of sectarian conflict and terror" and calling for its worldwide isolation. "American officials should know that whenever we need to technically test a missile, we will do so and will not wait for their permission", Rouhani said.

Esteri Man charged with killing 7 in South Carolina heads to court
Author: 0 Man charged with killing 7 in South Carolina heads to court

Authorities confirmed the former realtor confessed to killing at least seven people since 2003. Kohlhepp showed up on a list of customers for the shop, but was never a serious suspect in the case. They had been missing since August . Although authorities had a few leads, including several cryptic ones that appeared on Carver's Facebook page, the couple's whereabouts remained a mystery.

Author: 0 Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

Government soldiers guard checkpoints on the main street of Marawi city in a conflict with insurgents in the Philippines , May 27, 2017. The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday allayed fears that martial law in Mindanao under President Rodrigo Duterte Rodrigo will be abusive, saying those who criticize it are "living in the past".

Esteri Mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners ends
Author: 0 Mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners ends

The three executed men were sentenced to death Sunday after a closed weeklong trial. Palestinian and worldwide human rights groups have repeatedly urged Hamas and the Palestinian Authority to suspend use of the death penalty. Many Israelis view the prisoners as terrorists and have little sympathy for their demands. The envoy told the Security Council that 'unless urgent measures are taken to de-escalate, the crisis risks spiraling out of control with devastating consequences for ...

Esteri GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits
Author: 0 GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits

Republicans have sought to unravel Obamacare since its passage and Trump promised on the campaign trail to repeal it, saying it is too costly and an overreach by government in the healthcare market. For the one-third of the nation where states would modestly reduce coverage requirements, average premiums would be about 20 percent lower, the analysts estimated.

Author: 0 Turkey Summons US Ambassador Over Erodgan 'Melee' in Washington

Turkey's foreign ministry summoned diplomat H.E Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu to Ankara over what it called "aggressive" and "unprofessional" tactics by US security personnel. The Turkish foreign ministry is asking US authorities to conduct " a full investigation of this diplomatic incident ". Monday's statement from the foreign ministry said the two detained men were bodyguards for Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.

Esteri Sen. Tim Kaine's son among 8 charged with disrupting pro-Trump rally
Author: 0 Sen. Tim Kaine's son among 8 charged with disrupting pro-Trump rally

Also charged are 29-year-old Francis Thomas Sagermerek and 26-year-old Anton William Bueckert with a felony for allegedly using tear gas to immobilize, as well as a gross misdemeanor charge for third-degree riot . Critics charged authorities in St. Paul weren't taking the disruption of their rally seriously because they were speaking in support of Republican President Donald Trump - particularly after Choi initially declined to file felony charges in March.

Esteri Was Trump the First U.S. President to Visit the Western Wall?
Author: 0 Was Trump the First U.S. President to Visit the Western Wall?

That journalist, an American here for 40 years, recognizes the insecurity that Israel feels even though the nation is nearly 70 years old. I will call them, from now on, losers. condemnation of settlement construction and ignored past support for a Palestinian State . But in Israel , Trump was not almost as direct. Instead, he focused on stamping out terrorism.

Esteri Pilot dies as medical helicopter crashes in Delaware
Author: 0 Pilot dies as medical helicopter crashes in Delaware

Michael Murphy served as a back-up pilot for SkyForce 10 with our content partner, NBC10. The 2006 Airbus EC135 helicopter crashed about 11:55 a.m. Murphy flew for PennStar, the University of Pennsylvania Health System's air transportation unit. "Right when we looked out, it crashed and exploded".

Author: 0 White House adviser differs with coal-loving president

Cohn said relations with Russia will be discussed at the upcoming G7 summit in Italy's Taormina , adding that the matter of anti-Russian sanctions was also raised during the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on May 25.

Author: 0 Iran must never have nuclear weapons: Trump tells Netanyahu

Saudi Arabia praised Trump's administration when it launched in April dozens of missiles against the Shayrat airbase in central Syria, from where a chemical weapons attack that killed more than 80 civilians is thought to have been launched.

Esteri Republican charged with assault wins Montana election
Author: 0 Republican charged with assault wins Montana election

Fine. Which one of you jackasses had the gall to tempt the gods of karmic whatever and looked at the news this past week and said, "At least politics couldn't get any worse"? The theme of the Montana election shifted on Wednesday night when Mr Jacobs walked into Gianforte's office as he was preparing for an interview with Fox News .

Esteri Massive Big Sur landslide could keep highway closed for year
Author: 0 Massive Big Sur landslide could keep highway closed for year

Caltrans removed crews from Mud Creek before Saturday's slide after they saw increased activity in the days prior. After a five-year drought, California finally got a rainy and snowy winter, but that precipitation has caused flooding, landslides and coastal erosion, the AP notes .

Esteri UK police gear up for long-weekend security
Author: 0 UK police gear up for long-weekend security

A cordon was then placed around the building at 6am, which stretches to an adjoining chemist, cafe and upstairs flats. There have been more raids across the region as the police investigation into the bombing gathers pace. Mark Rowley, the UK's most senior counter-terrorism officer, confirmed British chiefs had "received fresh assurances" from their overseas counterparts that they could be trusted with confidential material.

Author: 0 G7 leaders meet in Italy for 'challenging' summit

Th summit marks the last two days of President Trump's foreign trip since January. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni acknowledged there had been no breakthrough on climate change , describing the future of the Paris pact as "still hanging", as Trump reviews the arguments for and against the United States ditching the global deal.

Esteri What Trump And The Rest Of NATO Want From Each Other
Author: 0 What Trump And The Rest Of NATO Want From Each Other

It would have been better if Trump had coupled that message - pay up, folks - with a more explicit expression of the United States' commitment to the alliance. With a grimace, Mr. Trump emerges from behind Mr. Markovic and slaps him on the arm. Markovic is brushing off the incident, according to the Associated Press , and he said that it was only "natural" that Trump be in the front row.

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani says missile tests will continue 'if necessary'

Trump and White House officials took part in a ceremonial sword dance in Saudi Arabia on Saturday after signing a $110 billion arms sale with Riyadh, Iran's arch-rival in the region. strategy in the Middle East, dismissing Mr Trump's summit with Arab leaders on Sunday as "just a show". "The word elections have no meaning for them (the Saudi government) and they have yet to see a ballot box".

Author: 0 Melania Trump hails 'empowerment of women' at Saudi company visit

Mr Trump, who is making his first visit to Israel as U.S. president, said: "I never mentioned the word or the nameIsrael in that conversation". Mr Trump sought to underpin his pursuit of a renewed campaign against terrorism with new measures aimed at combating groups such as Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), as well as countering Iranian aggression in the Middle East.

Author: 0 Trump Responds To Manchester Attack In Meeting With Palestinian Leader

Trump or any other "mediator" cannot expect Israel to make peace with a Palestinian state that rewards the family of any Palestinian who kills or damages an Israeli. The talks came with hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails on hunger strike since April 17, which Abbas referred to in his remarks after meeting Trump.

Esteri Tillerson holds briefing in Saudi Arabia without US press
Author: 0 Tillerson holds briefing in Saudi Arabia without US press

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. "The way you address those human rights issues and women's rights issues is to improve the conditions in the region", he said. The event took place on Trump's first day visiting Saudi Arabia, his first stop on his first foreign trip as president. The defense deal, effective immediately, was one of a series agreements signed Saturday by Saudi Arabian King Salman and President Donald Trump.

Author: 0 Watch Trump strut his stuff into prime position

Merkel, who stood emotionless during the speech, earlier issued her own challenge to the USA president, saying that member states including Germany had already pledged to work toward the 2% target by 2024 and that outlays on security more generally also count towards the goal.