UK prime minister candidate admits having taken cocaine
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But other MPs pushed for Mr Gove to campaign for reform and the potential decriminalisation of some drugs.
The foreign secretary told the Times: "I think I had a cannabis lassi when I went backpacking through India".
Days before Conservative members of parliament open nominations for candidates to be their new leader, Environment Secretary Michael Gove said he used the Class A drug on several occasions when he was working as a journalist.
In 1992, USA presidential hopeful Bill Clinton famously said he tried marijuana while at Oxford University but "didn't inhale".
It prompted a rival candidate to take aim at middle class drug users and the "impact" of their lifestyle and "the number of lives that are destroyed along the way".
The battle is expected to conclude by the end of next month, with former foreign secretary Boris Johnson the bookmakers' favorite to emerge victorious.
"I believe that every life is precious and that everyone has worth and that whatever people have done in the past, we should look for the treasure in the heart of every man and try to give people the change to make a contribution". International Development Secretary Rory Stewart said he smoked opium at a wedding party in Iran.
Andrea Leadsom told the Independent that she "smoked weed at university and have never smoked it again since". At the time I was a young journalist.
Mr Gove insisted he had committed a mistake "I profoundly regret", and insisted he is "committed to helping everyone" moving away from drugs.
"The question now is that people should look at my record as a politician and ask themselves 'is this person we see ready to lead now?'", he said. He says he won't criticize anyone for "holding their hand up and saying 'I got that wrong'". In the last leadership contest in 2016, Gove was going to run Johnson's campaign before dramatically declaring he'd run himself at the 11th hour, forcing Johnson, 54, to drop out.
The Conservative Party's 160,000 dues-paying members will vote on the final two candidates to pick the next party leader, who will also become prime minister. Boris Johnson admitted over a decade ago to trying cocaine and cannabis as a student.
Existing music, movie and TV purchases and any music you've ripped will now move inside the appropriate apps. Now, there will be a standalone Podcasts app on the Mac that should work the same as the one on your phone.
Google is reporting that Google Cloud is experiencing an outage thanks to "high levels of network congestion in the eastern US ". According to Google, the incident was detected at 2019-06-02 12:53 and ended at 2019-06-02 16:56 (US Pacific time).
If Win32 means nothing to you, the main takeaway is it's the format that virtually all your other Windows games and programs use. A future where Microsoft's games end up on GOG or the Epic Games Store doesn't seem unlikely, then.
In some unspecified time in the future of the tournament and in the times that followed we offered our complete enhance to Mr. The hotel said it is cooperating with local authorities' investigation into the couple's deaths, the statement said.
He added to May, who has resigned as Prime Minister: "I don't know what your timing is, but stick around, let's do this deal". The protest's tone was set by a large statue of Trump sitting on a golden lavatory with his pants around his ankles.
U.S. universities such as Stanford are popular with Chinese students, who contributed US$14 billion to the USA economy in 2017. Last year, the US and China exchanged tariffs on around 360 billion USA dollars worth of each other's goods.
The measures would likely focus on heavy rare earths, a sub-group of the materials where the U.S.is particularly reliant on China. No specific companies were named, but the list will target firms that block or deny supplies to Chinese industries.
If the order is denied, Missouri would become the first USA state in more than 45 years where abortions can no longer be obtained. A Missouri judge has issued a stay, allowing the state's only abortion clinic to continue providing the procedure.
In less than a week Apple will be holding its opening keynote for the 2019 Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) in San Jose. The company's late CEO Steve Jobs helped launch the iTunes Music Store in April of 2003.
Ronaldo blasted Portugal ahead from a free kick in the 25th minute, his first goal for his country for almost a year. The Juventus star won't be wanting a repeat of the last time Portugal had a final on home soil.
But there were a number of promising partnerships that showed glimpses of what power their batting may produce in this tournament. But any hopes of an upset were dashed by a stuttering display with the bat before some sloppy fielding and erratic bowling.
Trump sponsored major events, appeared in bits and was inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame in 2013. President Donald Trump attended the final day of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo .
Eden Hazard to leave Bridge
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Biden is fixing his climate plan that failed to cite sources
Kirsten Gillibrand , who has campaigned as an unapologetic feminist, tweeted "reproductive rights are human rights, period". Trump has made two conservative appointments to the Supreme Court, creating the potential that the landmark 1973 Roe v.
Can Rafael Nadal defeat Roger Federer at Roland Garros?
He predicted Nadal would destroy Nishikori, recommending Nadal -9.5 games and their second set to last fewer than 8.5 games. You just don't know. "I don't think any player on tour can go on court against me and feel like they've definitely got it".
Sudan crackdown reveals military's limit on extent of change
The Soufan Group, a security and intelligence think-tank, warned that the situation could escalate swiftly to more violence. Protesters fear that the military would refuse to give up power, despite ongoing talks about an interim government .
Osaka's 16-match Grand Slam win streak ends
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JK Rowling Announces Four New 'Harry Potter' Books Are Coming
Rowling's Pottermore website will publish the non-fiction stories, which will be devoted to all things from the "wizarding world". According to Amazon , Charms And Defence Against The Dark Arts and Potions And Herbology will be released June 27.
Fire in tutoring center kills 19 students in western India
There was no safety equipment installed in the building and no escape routes for the students, a fire official separately said. Horrifying images of students leaping from upper floors of the building on Friday afternoon have spread on social media.
Julian Assange faces 17 new charges under US Espionage Act
WikiLeaks published the documents, which were allegedly stolen by the Russian government, during the 2016 presidential campaign. Chelsea Manning speaks during the Nantucket Project's annual gathering in Nantucket, Massachusetts, September 17, 2017.