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Canada To Ban Single Use Plastics By 2021

(CNN) - Canada's prime minister calls it a problem that can't be ignored. By 2021, single-use plastic items like bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks will be banned in the country. Justin Trudeau says Canadians will throw away an…

Remembering D-Day: 75 Years Later

It's the 75th Anniversary of D-Day when Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy to fight off Nazi aggression to liberate France and ultimately Europe during World War II. The Greatest Generation's determination,…

Botswana Lifts Ban On Elephant Hunting

(CNN) - Botswana is lifting its ban on elephant hunting. The country's environment ministry announced the move in a statement posted on Facebook Wednesday. The statement said the ban had a negative impact on livelihoods and that there had…

China's Luckin Coffee Debuts On The NASDAQ

(CNN) - Luckin Coffee is hoping to... Luck out! China's Starbucks rival made its debut on the NASDAQ on Friday. With 2,370 stores open at the end of the first quarter and plans to add 2,500 this year alone.…

Prince Harry Wins Damages Over Aerial Photos Of Home

(CNN) - Splash News and Picture Agency agreed Thursday to pay damages and legal costs for an incident involving Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in January. Photographers working for the company took pictures of the royal couple's Oxfordshire home…

EU Fines 5 Banks 1.2 Billion

(CNN) - Five global banks have been hit with a collective $1.2 billion fine in Europe for running cartels that coordinated currency trading. The European Commission announced Thursday that it concluded an investigation into collusion in the foreign exchange…

U.N. Committee: 1 Million Species Threatened With Extinction

(CNN) - A grim warning from a landmark United Nations report on world habitats and extinction. The report, released Monday, says one million of earth's eight million species; that's more than 12% of all global speciesĀ  are threatened with…

Half A Million Canadians Use Weed Before/At Work

San Francisco, CA (KRON) - People in Canada seem pretty happy about weed being legalized. In fact, about half a million of them say they've lit up before or even at work. And that's just since February. The latest…

Rape Victims In UK Asked To Hand Over Phones

(CNN) - Rape victim activists are outraged in the U.K. New guidelines require victims to give police access to their phones and social media. If they don't, they risk their cases being unheard. The rule is being rolled out…