• Attorney General Rescinds Obama-Era Marijuana Guidelines

    Attorney General Rescinds Obama-Era Marijuana Guidelines

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    The state's former "marijuana czar", Andrew Freedman, said Sessions' only point was to create confusion but that the Justice Department can not force states to make pot illegal. Sessions drew a swift and angry response from Senator Cory Gardner, R-Colo., who said the AG was "trampling the will of the voters". "I am prepared to take all steps necessary, including holding DOJ nominees, until the attorney general lives up to the commitment he made to me prior to his confirmation", Gardner ...
  • Transport workers in TN reject Madras HC direction to call off strike

    Transport workers in TN reject Madras HC direction to call off strike

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    The unions, including DMK-affiliated LPF and CITU, rejected the state government's ultimatum to return to work or face "consequences" and also claimed they had not received the court order. Soundararajan alleged that the government which have a debt of Rs three lakh crore got money to hike the salary of MLAs to Rs one lakh, increase judges salary by twice and hike wage of TN Public Service Commission members by three times to Rs 1.8 lakh.
  • Almost $1 billion up for grabs in Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots

    Almost $1 billion up for grabs in Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots

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    She says higher jackpots mean more ticket sales. "This has been an exciting run for Mega Millions players and a great way to start off the new year!" A single ticket in Florida won the $450 million jackpot. "It's a insane time when the jackpots get this high", she said. Powerball drawings take place at 10:59 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday and may be watched live online at: http://www.powerball.com.
  • Storm system brings snow, ice to Florida

    Storm system brings snow, ice to Florida

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    The bomb cyclone is described as being similar to a winter hurricane , with accompanying freezing rain, ice, snow, and powerful winds. This week's storm is expected to strike New England as a classic bomb cyclone with a dramatic 50-millibar dip in a 24-hour period.
  • Security Council meets to discuss Iran protests

    Security Council meets to discuss Iran protests

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    Pointing out that her government is monitoring the internal situation in Iran, Wasllström has reportedly said " the UN Security Council is responsible for issues related to global security and peace, meanwhile there are other ways to deal with the current situation in Iran".
  • Public health warning after 'Aussie flu' claims Irish lives

    Public health warning after 'Aussie flu' claims Irish lives

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    The state Center for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 373 flu cases through December 23, with 99 requiring hospitalization. Reports that this year's flu vaccine is not effective against the strain that's circulating most widely: Type A, subtype H3N2.
  • Time's up for Hollywood harassment, say leading actors

    Time's up for Hollywood harassment, say leading actors

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    One of Time's Up major aspects is a legal defense fund for which the organization is now soliciting donations via a GoFundMe. Time's Up members include actresses Cate Blanchett, Ashley Judd , Natalie Portman and Meryl Streep , Universal Pictures chair Donna Langley, feminist writer Gloria Steinem, lawyer and ex-Michelle Obama chief of staff Tina Tchen and Nike Foundation co-chair Maria Eitel.
  • Season's worst fog at IGI, over 200 flights hit

    Season's worst fog at IGI, over 200 flights hit

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    This happened due to a rapid build up of particulate matter owing to foggy conditions, even as Delhiites stepped out in large numbers to mark the first day of the New Year. Sources said that almost 50 planes were sent to nearby airports as many pilots were not trained in this technology. Monday's maximum temperature settled at 20.1 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average while the minimum was recorded at 5.7 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.
  • Kim Jong-un Willing to Take Part in PyeongChang Olympics

    Kim Jong-un Willing to Take Part in PyeongChang Olympics

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    The sanctions were in response to the country's ongoing intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test launches. "This is not blackmail but reality", said Kim, reiterating his claims that North Korea was a nuclear state. Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen speaks out about the growing threat of North Korea's nuclear program. speaks out about the growing threat of North Korea's nuclear program.
  • Frigid temps cause drop in United Blood Services donations

    Frigid temps cause drop in United Blood Services donations

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    Mike Stredder, director of blood donation at NHS Blood and Transplant, said: "It's New Year and like many of us, you may be thinking about the year ahead and some changes you'd like to make to your life". Blood donors are needed to fill about 370 appointments in Central Alberta between now and January 6 to help fill the need for donations this holiday season.
  • Number of pregnant women using marijuana rises

    Number of pregnant women using marijuana rises

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    There's been a rise in the number of pregnant women who are using marijuana to soothe anxiety and morning sickness. The data come from toxicology reports and a combination of self-reports in which pregnant females say they have used marijuana and positive toxicology reports.
  • In Christmas message, queen honors cities hit by terror

    In Christmas message, queen honors cities hit by terror

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    The 96-year-old prince, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, has been at the queen's side throughout her 65 years on the throne, and has regularly grabbed the headlines with his off-color comments. there is a timeless simplicity to the pull of home". The address was filmed in Buckingham Palace's 1844 room that is decorated with a Christmas tree and pictures of her husband as well as great grandchildren George and Charlotte.
  • Kulbhushan Jadhav meets family, mother thanks Pakistan

    Kulbhushan Jadhav meets family, mother thanks Pakistan

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    The meeting will last between 15 minutes to an hour and the two women will be allowed to speak to the media if they wish to, the Dawn said, citing diplomatic sources. It was not known where he had been kept before being transported to the foreign ministry. According to News 18, Jadhav would be meeting his family at the foreign office in Islamabad .
  • Damian Green sacked - what does this mean for Mrs May?

    Damian Green sacked - what does this mean for Mrs May?

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    He maintains that he did not download or view porn in the House of Commons, but accepted he had not been clear about whether police had spoken to him about it or not. He was found to be in breach of the ministerial code. Sources close to Mr Davis said he had warned Downing Street against sacking Mr Green but in the aftermath of his forced resignation, sources close to the Brexit Secretary said he would not be resigning in protest.
  • Anushka, Virat hit the dance floor at their wedding reception

    Anushka, Virat hit the dance floor at their wedding reception

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    And on December 21, Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli who married A-list actor Anushka Sharma earlier this month, hosted a reception in Delhi at the Taj Diplomatic Enclave which was the talk of the town. Both the traditional outfits have been designed by renowned fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee who designed every wedding function outfit for the bride and the groom.
  • Congress Must Fund CHIP Program

    Congress Must Fund CHIP Program

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    CMS officials did not respond to requests made 18 December about when those dollars would run out. CHIP also provides health insurance for an expanded pool of people younger than 21 who drank lead-contaminated water from Flint since April 2014, as well as any pregnant women who were served the water, and the children born to them.
  • Flu activity is 'widespread' statewide. Still time to get vaccine, officials say

    Flu activity is 'widespread' statewide. Still time to get vaccine, officials say

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    The ACIP says symptoms, in rare instances, include fever, muscle pain, and discomfort or weakness, which typically go away after a day or two. It can cause severe illness in some people and can even lead to death. "That means for hospitals in particular, employees who have not had the flu vaccine need to start masking and doing the extra protections to protect themselves and our patients from spreading the flu".
  • Flu elevated to 'widespread' in Ohio

    Flu elevated to 'widespread' in Ohio

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    This flu season there have already been 401 flu-associated hospitalizations according to the state. The CDC now recommends that almost all Americans older than six months get a flu shot , with an emphasis on young children, elderly adults and those with chronic illnesses.
  • Trump administration bans CDC from using these 7 words

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    Policy analysts with the CDC were given the list of forbidden words at a meeting on Thursday with senior officials who oversee the budget, according to the newspaper, which cited an longtime analyst for the agency who took part in the meeting, who was not identified because the person was not authorized to speak publicly.
  • East Texas schools see effects of flu season

    East Texas schools see effects of flu season

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    Almost 90 percent of the specimens that tested positive are of this type. "The best prevention against the flu is to receive the vaccine". "Even in 2017, Americans die from influenza and influenza-related illness". "We're just starting to see an uptick", he said. The findings noted that flu activity was low during October, but began to increase once November hit.
  • First 2 flu-related deaths of season in Washoe County

    First 2 flu-related deaths of season in Washoe County

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    Winter is in the air and so is flu season, especially in the South. "It is recommended you get your flu shot starting in the fall", Walz said. "Anything that you can do to help prevent your family from getting the flu is very beneficial", said Altmann, who was not involved in the CDC research.
  • Eating Cheese Every Day May Actually Be Good for You

    Eating Cheese Every Day May Actually Be Good for You

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    Those who got the most benefit were eating about a matchbook sized serving of cheese a day. Experts, however, warn that this is not linear - in short, the study does not mean that people should start consuming blocks of cheese to prevent heart disease.
  • Florida State Seminoles Hire Willie Taggart as Head Coach

    Florida State Seminoles Hire Willie Taggart as Head Coach

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    Prior to coaching in Eugene, Taggart was the head man at South Florida. " He said coaching this team is his dream job". "'Do Something" became his tagline for his first season with the Ducks. Taggart will be tasked with restoring a Florida State program that has failed to live up to expectations the last two seasons. Will he do any different with the garnet and gold? This was the first time Florida State had to conduct a coaching search since 1975.
  • Former Yemeni President Saleh Offers Talks To Saudi-Led Coalition

    Former Yemeni President Saleh Offers Talks To Saudi-Led Coalition

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    The Houthis are backed by Iran but have been Mr Saleh's allies against the internationally-recognised government of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi since 2014. "The priority has been and still is to confront the forces of aggression". In response to Saleh's speech, Houthi leader Abdel-Malek al-Houthi stressed the need for dialogue in another televised appearance in Saturday, and called on Saleh to "be more mature".