US capital votes to legalize marijuana

November 05, 2014 in International

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) - Voters in the US capital backed legalizing marijuana Tuesday, in a symbolic victory for campaigners aiming to build on two states' 2012 decision to allow weed for recreational purposes. Washington DC approved the measure by 64 percent in favor and...

Elton calls Pope hero

October 31, 2014 in International

NEW YORK, USA (AP) -- Elton John called Pope Francis my hero for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church at his annual AIDS benefit. John hosted the event, "An Enduring Vision: A Benefit for the Elton John AIDS Foundation," Tuesday night...