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Brazil's Lula to surrender to police

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSupporters blocked Lula’s car Supporters of ex-Brazilian President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva have stopped him surrendering to police after he agreed to end a stand-off over his prison sentence. Scores of them blocked his car leaving the trade union building near …

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The government seizes Backpage.com

Visitors to Backpage.com today were greeted by a simple message from the U.S. Department of Justice, noting that it had seized the classifieds site. According to the static image, the move was a joint effort that included the FBI, IRS and the U.S Postal Inspection Service. The action, while brash, perhaps …

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HSE to reimburse Cork mother for medicinal cannabis

The HSE will reimburse the cost of medicinal cannabis sourced in the Netherlands by a Cork mother for the treatment of her eight-year-old daughter’s Dravet’s Syndrome. A spokesperson for Health Minister Simon Harris said the HSE contacted Vera Twomey yesterday to confirm arrangements to cover the cost and that the Minister contacted her ‘to express …

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