• US Attorney General under fire for pushing marijuana enforcement

    US Attorney General under fire for pushing marijuana enforcement

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    USA and Canadian cannabis stocks briefly tumbled after the U.S. In July 2017, Sessions sent a letter to the governor and attorney general of Washington State with a similar tone, saying that Congress had "determined that marijuana is a risky drug and that the illegal distribution and sale of marijuana is a crime".
  • Former MP Ann Widdecombe in Big Brother house with all female cast

    Former MP Ann Widdecombe in Big Brother house with all female cast

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    The current outsider to win Celebrity Big Brother 2018 is Malika Haqq and her odds on winning are high at 25/1! One of the most popular TV shows in the United Kingdom in New Year is the celebrity version of the reality game show Big Brother , and last night we saw this year's main contestants entering the house.
  • I don't need anyone: Zidane

    I don't need anyone: Zidane

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    As to whether players who are not performing need to be dropped, and the squad shaken up Zidane was blunt: "You say players aren't great and need to be dropped". He added: 'For me, we are recovering things and we will (recover) with my players and staying relaxed, without problems'. The weekend setback, coming in their first league game since the demoralising 3-0 home loss to Barcelona previous year, reignited talks of a crisis at the Spanish giant.
  • Sentence for Lalu Yadav in fodder scam case deferred till tomorrow

    Sentence for Lalu Yadav in fodder scam case deferred till tomorrow

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    Lalu and 15 others were convicted by the court on December 23 and sent to Birsa Munda Jail at Hotwar, on the outskirts of Ranchi . Meanwhile, anticipating ruckus created by RJD workers after Prasad will be sentenced by the court in fodder scam case RC64A/96 on Wednesday, Ranchi Police has beefed up security on the court premises to avoid any untoward incident.
  • Israel likely to deport close to 40000 African refugees

    Israel likely to deport close to 40000 African refugees

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    But to many of these migrants, leaving is not an option, as they are not safe in the countries from which they came. Data from the Population and Immigration Authority suggests 27,500 asylum seekers from Eritrea are living in Israel , along with 7,900 from Sudan and 2,600 from other African countries.
  • GOP Retirements Mount as Rep Issa Bows Out

    GOP Retirements Mount as Rep Issa Bows Out

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    He said his focus for the remainder of his term will be key issues, including Russian interference in American elections. Bob Goodlatte (Va.) of the Judiciary Committee, Jeb Hensarling (Tex.) of the Financial Services Committee, Bill Shuster (Pa.) of the Transportation Committee and Lamar Smith (Tex.) of the Science Committee.
  • Iowa's Gustafson Named to Wooden Award Midseason Top-25 List

    Iowa's Gustafson Named to Wooden Award Midseason Top-25 List

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    Only one school (Duke) has ever had three student-athletes receive the award within a 10-year stretch. Ionescu leads the Ducks with 18.6 points, 7.5 assists and 1.9 steals per game and is second in rebounding average (7.2). The leading candidates will be further pared to 20 top players in early February. Players not chosen to the preseason list are eligible for the Wooden Award midseason list, late season list, and the National Ballot.
  • Israeli TV airs audio of Netanyahu's son outside strip club

    Israeli TV airs audio of Netanyahu's son outside strip club

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    Netanyahu is also likely to visit the Taj Mahal in Agra and will be in Mumbai for a business meet before he flies home next Friday. He will have a bilateral meeting with Modi and also attend the annual "Raisina Dialogue", a geo-political conference, and address an India-Israeli CEO forum in the capital, said Joint Secretary in External Affairs Ministry B.
  • From Minnesota, Tina Smith Replaces Al Franken In US Senate

    From Minnesota, Tina Smith Replaces Al Franken In US Senate

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    Jones said former Vice President Joe Biden, who headlined Jones' campaign kickoff rally, and former Attorney General Eric Holder are expected to be among his guests today. Before serving as Lieutenant Governor, she was Dayton's chief of staff, and she's a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer Labor Party. She said she understands Republicans, who want to cut spending, are in charge and getting the money will be hard.
  • Trump Administration Orders Freeze on Security Aid to Pakistan

    Trump Administration Orders Freeze on Security Aid to Pakistan

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    A day earlier, Mattis, speaking to reporters at the Pentagon, said he was not concerned about America's ability to use Pakistan as a gateway to resupply USA forces in Afghanistan . - Why hasn't Washington axed aid before? This is is another mega blow to Pakistan which will be deprived of more than 1 billion dollars in aid.
  • Fiery semi crash closes I-40 East in Dickson County

    Fiery semi crash closes I-40 East in Dickson County

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    Wheeles said a semi driver was not paying attention and hit the rear of a second semi, which caused the second semi to hit a third semi. Sgt. Stephen Wheeles says the collision caused one of the trailers to leak hazardous chemicals, and eventually at least one of the rigs caught fire, sending black smoke billowing into the air.
  • Donald Trump ends controversial voter fraud commission

    Donald Trump ends controversial voter fraud commission

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    Padilla's refusal contradicts California's election code and disregards mounting evidence that voter fraud is widespread and persistent. Despite Donald Trump and other Republicans claiming that voter fraud is major problem in the country, the Brennan Center for Justice studied the issue and found that it is rare in American elections.
  • Can't allow our neighbours to 'drift away to China': Army chief

    Can't allow our neighbours to 'drift away to China': Army chief

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    We have to look at what we require to fight the future wars. "Let's not expect United States to do what we are expected to do", General Rawat said at a press conference here. "Troops are earmarked and they are ready to tackle if any such situation arises", he said. General Rawat also addressed the issue of terrorism emanating from Pakistan .
  • United States moves to improve affordable high-speed internet to rural America

    United States moves to improve affordable high-speed internet to rural America

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    Trump says "most family farms will be spared" now from the "deeply unfair estate tax", adding that the GOP law will help farmers "keep your farms in the family". The Rev. Jesse Jackson says the halftime song at the College Football Championship game should be "We Shall Overcome". Trump , who came onstage to the strains of Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the US", referenced familiar themes of patriotism and respect for the American flag and the American anthem.
  • Snow, cold return after quick record warmth

    Snow, cold return after quick record warmth

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    Thursday brought freezing rain and snow to Lawrence, and road conditions led to two single-vehicle rollover accidents Thursday morning, according to Sgt. Rain was set to continue into the evening Thursday until 10 p.m. when freezing rain was then expected. Accuweather also shows temperatures in the mid 30s as the rain moves out, but suggest the mercury will drop into the 20s by about 8 a.m.
  • How The Roseanne Revival Is Going To Deal With Politics

    How The Roseanne Revival Is Going To Deal With Politics

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    That said , Barr did show some real insight when she predicted the show's relevance in the age of Trump, saying , "As soon as I saw the election results, I knew we'd be back". President Trump beat Hillary 56-39 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana , where the Conner family house from " Roseanne " is actually located, and won my semi-rural Western Pennsylvania county 57-38 .
  • Incarcerated Bilal Kawa is innocent, pleads Kashmir

    Incarcerated Bilal Kawa is innocent, pleads Kashmir

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    It was carried out by Pakistani terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba ( LeT ). He told police that he was going to change his name and identity, sources said. On January 10, Kawa had gone to Delhi for a medical check-up as he had high cholesterol. Kawa had been hiding in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir since the December 22, 2000, attack when an unknown number of attackers opened indiscriminate fire inside the heavily guarded Red Fort, police said.
  • Ford Edge SUV Facelift REVEALED ahead of Detroit debut

    Ford Edge SUV Facelift REVEALED ahead of Detroit debut

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    The ST edition of the Edge sport utility vehicle that Ford introduces Thursday in advance of the Detroit auto show is powered by a 335-horsepower twin-turbo V-6 engine, engineered on the track and styled to look "sinister", said its designer Steve Gilmore.
  • Man wanted in Reidsville bank robbery considered armed and risky

    Man wanted in Reidsville bank robbery considered armed and risky

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    At about 8:05 a.m. Tuesday, police said the vehicle owner, 25, found the older man in his parked vehicle. Warrants have been obtained for 22-year-old Curtez Woods who has been charged with Armed Robbery Burglary and Aggravated Battery. The department called for assistance from the LA State Fire Marshal's Office and a K9 officer to track the suspect. During the robbery, the victim told police that the suspect he had met before told one of the other suspects to "pop them".