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Florida likely not a target in Jeff Sessions' move to restrict marijuana

Florida likely not a target in Jeff Sessions' move to restrict marijuana

That hg. prompted DOJ to release the Cole memo. "Reports that the Justice Department will rescind their current policy on legal marijuana enforcement are extremely alarming". Before I voted to c...

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Relief for Indians as Trump drops H-1B visa proposal

Relief for Indians as Trump drops H-1B visa proposal

Since taking office last January, the Trump administration has been talking about cracking down on the H-1B visa scheme. Initial reports had suggested that the United States was considering an adjus...

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PM Modi to address top cops in Madhya Pradesh

PM Modi to address top cops in Madhya Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also called for more openness among states on issues of national security. After his arrival, Modi inaugurated five new buildings at the BSF Academy. The "DGPs conference...

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Nawaz says his disqualification causes anarchy in country

Nawaz says his disqualification causes anarchy in country

Imran Khan on Saturday claimed that the ex-PM Nawaz Sharif begged for mercy during his recent visit to Saudi Arabia, calling him a thief and accusing him of disrespecting the national institutions. "M...

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Two militants killed in Anantnag encounter

Two militants killed in Anantnag encounter

The identity of second militant is yet to be ascertained. "So far 2 terrorists killed in encounter at Pehlipora Larnoo Kukernag. joint team of army/CAPF, J&K Police on the job (sic)", DGP Tweeted. T...

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72 firefighters battle huge fire at warehouse in London

72 firefighters battle huge fire at warehouse in London

Residents were advised to avoid the area, and to keep doors and windows shut. One posted: "Just passed the biggest fire I've ever seen in my life". Fire and plumes of smoke engulfed a paint factory ...

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Jerusalem should be shared capital, UK's Johnson tells Palestinian FM

Jerusalem should be shared capital, UK's Johnson tells Palestinian FM

Nikki Haley, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations , later told reporters the administration would cut off aid if the Palestinians refused to take part in peace talks with Israel. Trump defied ov...

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Ryan murder: 16-year-old student accused of killing Pradyuman denied bail

Ryan murder: 16-year-old student accused of killing Pradyuman denied bail

Rejecting the bail application of "Bholu", the imaginary name used in the judgment for the juvenile delinquent, additional sessions judge Jasbir Singh Kundu said there was no ground for the default b...

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Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich files paperwork to run for OH governor

Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich files paperwork to run for OH governor

Mr. Kucinich, 71, represented the Cleveland area in Congress from 1997 to 2013 when his district was combined through redistricting with what is now the 9th District represented by U.S. He has until F...

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IRAN: Govt bans English in primary schools

IRAN: Govt bans English in primary schools

The ban came after Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , said learning the language in the early years paved the way for a Western "cultural invasion". Iranian officials said 22 people were...

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Blues keen on re-signing Thorgan Hazard from Borussia Monchengladbach

Blues keen on re-signing Thorgan Hazard from Borussia Monchengladbach

Madrid's interest will now see both Hazard and Courtois have to make a decision in the coming days. Real or Chelsea? Eden Hazard keeps all options open. Hazard, who has provided excellent value ...

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Romaine Lettuce Might Be Tainted with Deadly E. Coli, Experts Warn

Romaine Lettuce Might Be Tainted with Deadly E. Coli, Experts Warn

Federal officials say until they've identified the source of the outbreak, they can not recommend whether consumers should avoid a romaine lettuce. Consumer Reports pressured the CDC and FDA to do...

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Chelsea push Juventus to drop Alex Sandro asking price

Meanwhile, us report that both Juventus and Chelsea sent scouts to watch Porto left back Alex Telles recently, but Conte's top priority is to wrap up a deal for Sandro in January as he looks for ext...

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International Olympic Committee extends North Korea's Winter Olympics participation decision 'deadline'

Seoul responded with an offer of a high-level dialogue, and last week the hotline between the neighbours was restored after being suspended for nearly two years. The United States, which has 28,500 tr...

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BENUE KILLINGS: NBA disappointed in Buhari as cleric threatens curses on leaders

BENUE KILLINGS: NBA disappointed in Buhari as cleric threatens curses on leaders

He said, "The NBA is totally disappointed, disenchanted and absolutely disillusioned at the display of apathy by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, with respect to the wanton, reckless ...

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US Vice President Mike Pence to travel to Middle East next week

US Vice President Mike Pence to travel to Middle East next week

The city's status is among the most contentious issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Israel claims all of Jerusalem as its united capital, while the Palestinians see the eastern sector as the c...

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China's forex reserves up for 11th straight month

China's forex reserves up for 11th straight month

The yuan rose against the USA dollar in each of the past four weeks, aided by China's solid economic data and tighter liquidity in the onshore market. A statement released after the Central Economic W...

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1-Year-Old Attacked By Family Pit Bull, Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries

A 1-year-old girl was being mauled by the family dog. Police claimed the father attempted to separate the pair before grabbing a pistol and realizing that it wasn't loaded. "The preliminary investig...

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North and South Korea talks result of my 'tough stance': Donald Trump

North and South Korea talks result of my 'tough stance': Donald Trump

But when asked whether he would sit down to negotiate with the North Korean leader with no prerequisites, Trump said "that's not what I said, at all". Speaking to CNN, Tillerson made clear that Washin...

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Angela Merkel begins new negotiations for fourth term

Angela Merkel begins new negotiations for fourth term

Questions surrounding the new arrivals could yet prove to be sticking points as Merkel seeks a new deal with the SPD. Differences still exist between the two sides, especially between the SPD and th...

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Internet Association to join legal battle to fight FCC's net neutrality repeal

Internet Association to join legal battle to fight FCC's net neutrality repeal

It said, "This rule defies the will of a bipartisan majority of Americans and fails to preserve a free and open Internet". In its announcement, the group, the Internet Association, made clear for th...

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Wife Of Pulse Killer Admits She Knew About Her Husband's Murderous Plans

Wife Of Pulse Killer Admits She Knew About Her Husband's Murderous Plans

In the hours after the attack, she told the FBI , "My fears had come true and he did what he said he was going to do". "I was in denial and I could not believe that the father of my child was goign...

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Tamil Nadu: DMK boycotts address, stages walkout from House

Tamil Nadu: DMK boycotts address, stages walkout from House

The DMK which has been boycotting the customary governor's address for the past three years, citing various issues, continued the practice this year also. The high court was hearing the case of the ...

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2 arrested in connection with Sena leader Ashok Sawant's murder

2 arrested in connection with Sena leader Ashok Sawant's murder

The police officials reached the spot and rushed him to a nearby hospital, where he was declared dead before admission. They kicked the scooter, making it go off balance, and attacked him with chopper...

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Online porn searched by Parliament staff more than 24000 times

Online porn searched by Parliament staff more than 24000 times

Authorities claim most attempts are not deliberate and point to a decrease in recent years. She was forced to dump minister and long-time friend Damian Green last month after he apparently misled po...

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One militant killed in Chadoora gunfight

One militant killed in Chadoora gunfight

Police said the Army's Rashtriya Rifles, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Special Operations Group (SOG) of state police ringed Kaneera village following a tip about the presence of ter...

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USA could freeze $2B in aid to Pakistan

USA could freeze $2B in aid to Pakistan

The meeting between Jaishankar and Juster took place Friday morning, where they discussed latest developments, including the United States move to cut military aid to Islamabad for not acting agains...

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Kansas lawmaker apologizes for remarks about black people

Kansas lawmaker apologizes for remarks about black people

A GOP lawmaker in Kansas said that African-Americans "responded the worst" to marijuana due to their "genetics" and "character makeup". They said they were "completely taken aback" and disappointe...

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Axios: Trump's official West Wing schedule getting shorter

Axios: Trump's official West Wing schedule getting shorter

Trump, like all Americans, has the right under federal law to keep health information from public disclosure. The schedule released to Axios is different to the schedules the White House sends to ...

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Seoul to announce follow-up measures to 'comfort women' deal review on Tuesday

Seoul to announce follow-up measures to 'comfort women' deal review on Tuesday

Lee Do-hoon, special representative for the Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs, will visit Washington from Wednesday to Friday. They also agreed to closely maintain bilateral communication ...

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Justices won't step into MS gay rights legal fight

Justices won't step into MS gay rights legal fight

At issue in the MS case is HB 1523 , a state law adopted in April 2016 allowing public employees to refuse participation in marriage-related services, such as the issuance of wedding certificates. Ro...

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California Rep. Royce won't seek re-election

California Rep. Royce won't seek re-election

Royce has been in the House since 1993, and his retirement is part of growing trend of powerful Republicans who are heading for the exits. The tax bill is just one of several reasons Royce's seat is o...

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Manhunt underway for suspected cop killer in Washington state

Manhunt underway for suspected cop killer in Washington state

The Sheriff's Department says one suspect was found dead at the scene, but another male suspect is still at large and is considered armed and unsafe. Troyer says detectives have since tied him to th...

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Love Wins! Same-Sex Weddings Held After Midnight Across Australia

Love Wins! Same-Sex Weddings Held After Midnight Across Australia

The bill was approved in overwhelmingly numbers by lawmakers after the public did the same, voting in favour of equal marriage by a 61.6% to 38.4% margin . Craig's sister, Sarah Ross, paid tribute to...

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Korea's head of inter-Korean affairs to lead talks with S. Korea

Korea's head of inter-Korean affairs to lead talks with S. Korea

Trump and Kim traded bellicose warlike rhetoric and even crude insults a year ago, as the North conducted it sixth and most powerful nuclear detonation and three tests of intercontinental ballistic mi...

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Judge ends case against rancher Cliven Bundy, two sons

Judge ends case against rancher Cliven Bundy, two sons

A U.S judge has dismissed the charges against four men accused of leading an armed uprising against federal authorities in 2014, Associated Press reports . This included records about federal surveil...

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High street woes-Mothercare warns on profit after decline in Christmas sales

High street woes-Mothercare warns on profit after decline in Christmas sales

The news comes as Mothercare also issued profit warning in its trading update in November, which saw the retailer swing to an adjusted loss before tax of £700,000 for the half-year period October 7, c...

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Bristol University fire accidental, investigation finds

Bristol University fire accidental, investigation finds

According to the university's website it is undergoing a £33 million renovation to become the new school of mathematics. A firefighter on a ladder truck shoots water onto the building. Everyone has ...

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Founder of Miss Trans America pageant murdered in her home

Founder of Miss Trans America pageant murdered in her home

Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien, founder of the Miss Trans America pageant, was killed in her MA home on Friday, January 5. The founder of the Miss Trans America Pageant was found stabbed to death ...

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Trump's Schedule Has Been Steadily Shrinking

Trump's Schedule Has Been Steadily Shrinking

During the day, as well as before and after, Trump's schedule is filled with "Executive time ", which, according to Axios , is code for watching TV. That point was echoed by a Washington Post repo...

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