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There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana

The institute compared collision claims before and after legalisation, with collision claim rates of comparable states where marijuana is still illegal, to determine whether collision rates are higher than they would be if recreational use was still ...

Gorkhaland stir: Paramilitary jawan, GJM supporter die in fresh violence

However, Amar Rai said his son has no political affiliations and he was released later. A vehicle was also set on fire. The situation in Darjeeling continues to remain volatile as the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) plans to take out a procession ...

Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

And Americans can still self-certify under a general license that they are traveling to Cuba for legitimate reasons. On Friday, President Trump travels to Miami to announce his Cuba policy. " More than half my customers are Americans. the best...

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

With the results in from all 650 constituencies, the Conservatives won 318 seats - down from 331 at the 2015 election - while Labour was on 262, up from 229. Further, May will rely for a working majority in the House of Commons on ten pro-Brexit la...

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

The bill, which already passed in the Senate, now heads to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy . Aresimowicz says the bill allows Sportech to have eight more off-track betting licenses, for a total of 24 locations. The bill, reached at the eleventh-h...

Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Donald Trump's claim, says Paris accord not for money

The signing of the Paris agreement (on climate) by India was under no pressure, or greed or fear. Citing India's ethos and cultural heritage, Swaraj said that this commitment is 5,000 years old. Third, terror and talks will not go ahead togethe...

Special session called to tackle economic programs, public education funding

Scott proposed $85 million for Enterprise Florida to use for business incentives, but lawmakers did not provide any of that funding. Though lawmakers insist they will pass legislation implementing the voters' will before a key July 3 deadline, Corc...

Gujarat GSEB SSC Class 10 exam results declared

Good luck to all the students for the upcoming GSEB Gujarat Board SSC Result 2017! Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board is an autonomous board under Education Department. How to download the GSEB class 12 results 2017? As per the...

Alleged Queensland cop killer shot dead after siege

Police have been negotiating with the man for several hours. Assistant Commissioner Tony Wright told reporters Maddison was "challenged by police" after he attempted to escape. As the narrative typically reads, since Australian police rarely shoot ...

Farmer rally turns violent in Kolkata, several injured

Meanwhile, protesting the attack on journalists and camerapersons as also "innocent pedestrians" and participants in the "peaceful" March to Nabanna (state Secretariat), the Left Front Kolkata district unit called for a march on Tuesday from the ...

Supreme Court Strikes Down Two Congressional Districts In North Carolina

North Carolina acknowledged that it had used race in redistricting, but argued that it did so for a constitutionally permissible reason: It wanted to comply with the Voting Rights Act, which bars states from diluting minority votes and, at the ti...

Police searching for missing baby, mother out of Hampton

She was last seen at the 1900 block of Hastings Avenue in Hampton, Virginia. Hampton Police Chief Terry Sult said Johnson was "very closely family oriented" and that her being out of contact with her family for any length of time was a cause for co...

Celebrating Nurses on International Nurses Day

A lot of the patients we visit are living with dementia, which means mental health is all the more important. These functions come with responsibilities and accountability. Today's survey confirms that we must take that next step. It doesn't at all t...

US, EU in Urgent Discussions on Pitch to Expand Laptop Ban

DHS is considering an expansion of that order, but no decisions have been made, Burke said in an email. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security organized a telephone conference to take place Friday afternoon with "key European partners" - France,...

US warns against North Korea travel after Pyongyang arrests 4th American

Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. They also named a South Korean agent named Jo Ki Chol and a "secret agent" named Xu Guanghai, director general of the Qingdao NAZCA Trade Co Ltd, who allegedly met Kim i...

UN chief says seeking further $900 million for Somalia crisis response

Guterres made the announcement in Britain at an global summit on the East African country. The UK prime minister pledged a long-term commitment to strengthen Somalia's security forces and speed aid to the country, in which 6 million are affected ...

BCCI SGM unlikely to take extreme step on CT

While talking to a news agency, a senior official said, "The BCCI's SGM unanimously decided that the Indian cricket team will participate in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy". ".we would be duty bound to bring such decision to the attention of the H...

Iowa High Court Blocks Abortion Waiting Period

Planned Parenthood notes the court's action Friday allowed 44 women with scheduled abortions to proceed with their appointments. The abortion bill signed Friday morning prohibits the procedure in most cases after 20 weeks of pregnancy and requires ...

Qureshi, suspected ISI agent, had been held during Guj riots

On the basis of a tip-off by Aftab Ali during interrogation, the ATS arrested another ISI agent Altaf Bhai Qureshi from Mumbai. A total of three people have been arrested so far. Ali also kept a close watch on the movement of Indian Army troops in ...

Income tax commissioner, five others arrested by CBI in Mumbai

The agency reported on Wednesday morning that commissioner B B Rajendra Prasad and one other person were arrested from Vishakhapatnam while four others were taken into custody from Mumbai. The CBI said during its probe it found that Prasad had got in...

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Kratom - the opioid withdrawal plant - linked to salmonella in 20 states

California is reporting the highest number of cases (28). In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, CDC workers look through microscopes at as an image of a skin biopsy is display...

Heavy rainfall impacting your Wednesday — ALERT DAY

Get ready for a week of spring-like temperatures, rain and t-storms. After an isolated shower on Tuesday , the next round of rain will bring another quarter inch on Wednesday . T...

Attacks out of proportion: Oxfam chief

She invited victims to come forward "for justice to be done" for them, saying she was "here for all the women who have been abused". Mr Clarken added: "This review marks the be...

Today's quake in England and Wales: Massive for British standards

Videos on social media showed people gathered outside Swansea University, which was holding an open day, after an apparent evacuation. The 4.4 magnitude quake struck approximate...

North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

United Nations monitors say they found 15 shipments of coal from North Korea to Russia, China, South Korea, Malaysia, and Vietnam that violated United Nations caps on North Korea...

Supreme Court stays execution of inmate who lawyers say is not competent

Lawyers for the state of Alabama countered that Madison's lawyers raised the override issue with the Supreme Court the day before his scheduled execution, and the delay warrants ...

People expanded out of Africa 40000 years sooner than we thought

But there is still a considerable amount of disagreement in the field about when anatomically modern humans left the continent and spread across Eurasia. In the last decade alone m...

Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard

Similar reports have come from different parts of the state, where the bandh was peaceful. Autorickshaws and cabs were few and costly, and some aggregators resorted to surge pricin...

Cognitive Tests Prove Mental Fitness Of President Trump

I know where the bandwidth exists. I want to begin to fix a broken immigration system. Lemire reported from NY . He said Durbin and Republican Sen. Both parties have struggled fo...

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1300 'rebel' Rohingyas

The UN and other organisations have also repeatedly pointed out the existence of clear evidence of abuse, with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calling the operation "a te...

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With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

There have been 38 reported deaths in Dallas County, three in Tarrant County and two in Denton County. The number for those in the oldest category (85 and older) almost doubled ...

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

The Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.is now on the receiving end of a wave of bad reviews, dropping its score on review website Yelp down to two stars. In the past, ...

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

The Enola Holmes Mysteries are a series of novels from Nancy Springer that follow Sherlock Holmes' much younger sister Enola as she takes on her own cases. The novels feature ...

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Playing video games obsessively could be classified as a mental health disorder from 2018, once the World Health Organization (WHO) goes ahead with proposed changes and updates...

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

While that drop may not seem like much, it's the second time in as many years life expectancy has gone down: In 2014, the figure was projected at 78.9 years . "Demographically, we...