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US Senator to introduce legislation to legalize marijuana at federal level

US Senator to introduce legislation to legalize marijuana at federal level Those arrests fall disproportionately on minorities, according to the ACLU and Human Rights Watch . The New Jersey Senator cited the failed War on Drugs and lockup of millions of nonviolent drug offenders to be part of the cost of impact to Americans "of color and the poor". [Full Article...]

Couple forced to pay their wedding photographer $1M after complaining about price

Couple forced to pay their wedding photographer $1M after complaining about price A Dallas wedding photographer has won a $1 million defamation lawsuit after it was determined that a couple who hired her "pursued an extensive social media campaign against her that a jury found was false and malicious". In October, she moved out of the North Market Street studio she'd kept for 10 years. Reiterated Polito, 'My business was destroyed' . Polito tells PetaPixel that prior... [Full Article...]

In a nutshell, human error (and peanut butter) caused Alabama jailbreak

In a nutshell, human error (and peanut butter) caused Alabama jailbreak All but one of the dozen inmates were captured within hours. "Escapes happen", Underwood said . You've got to stay on your toes. The inmates threw a blanket over the barbed wire fence, which was about 15-feet high, Underwood said. In June, four inmates climbed out of an air conditioning vent at Oklahoma's Lincoln County Jail. In one recent jailbreak in Oklahoma, two inmates attempted to bre... [Full Article...]

IShares MSCI Italy Index (EWI) Short Interest Update

IShares MSCI Italy Index (EWI) Short Interest Update Investors may be intent on creating unique strategies when approaching the equity markets. Looking at some moving average levels on shares of Db X Trackers Msci India Trn Index ETF (XCS5.L), the 200-day is at 10.37, the 50-day is 11.35, and the 7-day is sitting at 11.80. [Full Article...]

This Tiny Dude Fist Bumped Everyone On His Flight, Spreading Joy

This Tiny Dude Fist Bumped Everyone On His Flight, Spreading Joy And, it turns out, Guy's love for first-bumping actually started while he was on another flight. While dragging a blanket, the boy is doing nothing more than saying "hi" and fist bumping as many people as he can. A 2-year-old boy instantly put everyone in a good mood as he walked down the aisle fist-bumping passengers aboard a a recent Southwest flight. No points for guessing that the kid not ... [Full Article...]

White House-Fox-Seth Rich timeline alleged in suit

White House-Fox-Seth Rich timeline alleged in suit Fox News worked with a wealthy Republican donor to concoct and promote a conspiracy theory about the death of a Democratic National Committee aide in order to deflect attention away from President Trump's Russian Federation woes, a lawsuit by a longtime Fox contributor alleges. [Full Article...]

Trump helped with son's statement but didn't dictate, White House says

Trump helped with son's statement but didn't dictate, White House says The comments drew applause, laughter and cheers from his audience, but have since been panned by police departments across the country. "Like, don't hit their head and they've just killed somebody". "I was very concerned when I first heard those remarks because I believe it reinforces a very negative stereotype of police that we've been trying to overcome. [Full Article...]

Hammond plan can save United Kingdom from Brexit Disaster, says Hague

Hammond plan can save United Kingdom from Brexit Disaster, says Hague While it might not quite be "any cost", it is clear that large number of Leave voters are willing to pay a heavy price for Brexit . It found that 19 per cent of UK Remain voters agreed that "significant damage to the British economy after leaving the European Union" would be worthwhile, to "teach Leave politicians and Leave voters a lesson", with 69 per cent saying it would not be a price worth... [Full Article...]

Jordan scraps controversial rape law

Jordan scraps controversial rape law Parliamentary sources in Amman confirmed to ANSA that the majority of Parliament voted to remove article 308 of the criminal code which dates back to the 1960s. In the hours before the vote, global watchdog Human Rights Watch released a statement saying that the repeal "would be a positive step to strengthen the rule of law and end impunity for violence against women". [Full Article...]

Don't allow Hindustan to become 'lynchistan': Opposition

Don't allow Hindustan to become 'lynchistan': Opposition The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said that the Congress merely wants to level allegations on the saffron party, in reference to Congress leader Mallikarjuna Kharge ccusing the government of "indirectly encouraging groups like the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bajrang Dal as well as Gau Rakshaks ". [Full Article...]

Police investigate body in freezer

Police investigate body in freezer Both face charges of abuse of a corpse; Layton faces an additional charge of obstruction of justice. He said Youngstown Police are investigating the case because they believe "it originated in the city of Youngstown and was taken to Campbell". [Full Article...]

Government suffers embarrassment in Rajya Sabha over failed bill

Government suffers embarrassment in Rajya Sabha over failed bill Observing MPs were particularly absent after lunch, the Prime Minister had said it is the duty of the treasury benches to push through the government's legislative initiatives. "He has asked all the members to remain present during the rest of monsoon session of Parliament ", Kumar said adding the party will speak to those members who were not present at Tuesday's meeting. [Full Article...]

Princeton Review Says SHU is Among Best in US

Princeton Review Says SHU is Among Best in US The group released its annual best-of rankings Monday, and Syracuse was named No. 1 for students who pack the stadium , providing the university's athletic department with a free marketing gift on the eve of the new academic calendar. The book also has two bonus lists, one titled "Great Schools for 20 of the Most Popular Undergraduate Majors". "We chose Ithaca College for this book because i... [Full Article...]

Latest poll shows a record low approval for Donald Trump

Latest poll shows a record low approval for Donald Trump After nearly over a month later, Trump's approval rating has fallen by 20 percentage points in that same Rasmussen survey he says is his favorite, giving the billionaire president another below-40 percent approval rating, but this time in a study he has publicly lauded for its correctness. [Full Article...]

Starbucks to Close All Teavana Stores

Starbucks to Close All Teavana Stores Teavana adds to the list of other mall chains that have announced plans to shut down brick-and-mortar stores because of online competition, including retailers JCPenney and GameStop. Starbucks' same-store sales have risen for seven straight years, but slowing growth has put Johnson under pressure. Starbucks bought the Teavana brand in 2012 for about $620 million, betting that it could find... [Full Article...]

Portland transgender man gives birth to baby boy

Portland transgender man gives birth to baby boy Now, after experiencing the heartbreak of a miscarriage previous year, he and his husband Biff Chaplow have finally welcomed their first biological child into the world, a baby boy named Leo. "I was overjoyed and elated", he said. The couple announced the baby's birth on Facebook , just the way they had broken the news about Reese's pregnancy on social media in January. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan blast: 20 killed in explosion outside mosque in Herat

Afghanistan blast: 20 killed in explosion outside mosque in Herat Abdulhai Walizada, a local police spokesman, said there appeared to be more than one attacker, with a suicide bomber who detonated explosives and another who threw grenades at worshippers. The attack comes a day after an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul, which was claimed by the Islamic State group (IS), killed two people. He said around 30 people had been injured and casualty numbers were l... [Full Article...]

Father watches in horror in rear view mirror as lorry crashes into his wife's vehicle, killing her and their two children

Father watches in horror in rear view mirror as lorry crashes into his wife's vehicle, killing her and their two children In a tragic incident, a woman and her two young children were killed after their vehicle was involved in a collision with a lorry in UK's Devon on Monday. The other youngster was taken to hospital by air ambulance but died a short time later. "Unfortunately the family were travelling in two separate cars but travelling together along this road, so dad was there at the scene as well". [Full Article...]

Three Defendants Killed in Shootout at Moscow Courthouse After Attempted Escape

Three Defendants Killed in Shootout at Moscow Courthouse After Attempted Escape The GTA (Grand Theft Auto) gang is alleged to have carried out a series of murders on Moscow highways in 2014 in which its members shot dead motorists after using caltrops to cause their cars to suffer flat tires. More than 20 gunshots were fired at a court in the Moscow region in Russian Federation on Tuesday, injuring several people. They were on trial with nine others charged with the mur... [Full Article...]

Newspaper: Germans call for reprisals if USA sanctions hit them

Newspaper: Germans call for reprisals if USA sanctions hit them In his opinion, the stated desire to target the proposed Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is seen by some European officials as an attempt to replace cheap Russian gas with more expensive U.S. Germany says it will examine a new package of USA sanctions against Russian Federation approved by the House of Representatives amid concerns that the measures could affect European businesses. [Full Article...]


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