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Global Media Here's When You Can Buy Legal Cannabis In Massachusetts
Author: 0 Here's When You Can Buy Legal Cannabis In Massachusetts

Frosh joined a coalition of attorneys general urging Congress to advance legislation allowing states with legalized medical or recreational marijuana to bring that commerce into the banking system. As Congress plays an increasingly larger role in the marijuana debate, dozens of bills have emerged to protect state legalizations. Currently, 29 states and several USA territories have legalized medical cannabis and eight states among that number along with the District of Columbia allow adult ...

Global Media Man fools cops with fake auto made of snow
Author: 0 Man fools cops with fake auto made of snow

Simon Laprise says he tricked officers when he created a life-sized version of a Deloreon DMC-12, made famous in " Back to the Future " from the fluffy white stuff that was outside his home in Montreal this week. Laprise, a 33-year-old machinist and artist, modeled the auto after the DeLorean DMC-12, famously featured in the " Back to the Future " movies, KMSP reported.

Global Media Amazon Cancels Three More Shows
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The decision continues a roller-coaster stretch for the studio, which recently lost its president, Roy Price , following sexual harassment allegations; scored a " Lord of the Rings " adaptation; and picked up wins at the Golden Globes. Season 2 was released back in September to favorable reviews, but Amazon was apparently ready to move on. I Love Dick is a series based on Chris Kraus's memoir, following a struggling married couple (Hahn and Griffin Dunne) who become drawn to an enigmatic ...

Global Media Trump accuses Russian Federation of helping N. Korea
Author: 0 Trump accuses Russian Federation of helping N. Korea

But in recent weeks there has been an apparent rapprochement, with the two Koreas meeting for the first time in two years and Pyongyang agreeing to send athletes to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea . Guterres welcomed the increasingly tough sanctions resolutions adopted by the U.N. Security Council in response to North Korea's increasingly sophisticated nuclear and ballistic missile tests and urged all countries to fully implement them.

Global Media Toronto man charged with murder in missing men case
Author: 0 Toronto man charged with murder in missing men case

Esen and Kinsman's bodies have not been found, but Idsinga said investigators have "a pretty good idea" of how they died. Both men disappeared in downtown Toronto a year ago and police said they were active on social media dating apps. Mendelson said that, in all his years in policing, he hasn't seen a case quite like this - particularly considering the LGBT community's early outcry.

Global Media The Hill: Trump signs tax bill into law
Author: 0 The Hill: Trump signs tax bill into law

The president is tweeting that bill also provides a much-needed boost for missile defense. "This is a victory for American taxpayers, and we look forward to working with policymakers to further increase economic opportunity in communities across the country".

Global Media Syrian Kurds Appeal to United Nations as Turkey Prepares to Attack
Author: 0 Syrian Kurds Appeal to United Nations as Turkey Prepares to Attack

Turkey has reacted angrily to the US-led coalition's stated plans to form a 30,000-strong Kurdish-led force, calling it an "army of terror" and vowing to crush it. "The US must eliminate the confusion and change its stance in favour of peace and improving relations with Turkey", he said during an address to police chiefs.

Global Media Malaysia Airlines flight emergency stop in Alice Springs
Author: 0 Malaysia Airlines flight emergency stop in Alice Springs

Chin Kanani said his passenger wife became alarmed when she heard a mid-flight banging sound. "Safety was not at any time compromised and the commanding captain chose to divert the flight for technical assistance", it said. Passengers on board have posted to social media telling of how the crew were "preparing to crash". "But after another 30 minutes, the pilot said the landing would be smooth and then we felt more relieved".

Global Media Senate reauthorizes FISA 702 surveillance program
Author: 0 Senate reauthorizes FISA 702 surveillance program

The measure requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation, however, to obtain a warrant to view content unrelated to national security. Exceptions would apply, such as for murder and kidnapping cases. "I respect the fact that some still disagree with us - though the number is small". "I think it's just a surrender of our constitutional obligations, so when senators talk about oversight, I think people are going to say 'where were you tonight?'" Sen.

Global Media Galway wind warning upgraded to status orange
Author: 0 Galway wind warning upgraded to status orange

The yellow (be aware) warning is now in place until 11am tomorrow (Wednesday January 17). "The strongest winds are expected to transfer eastwards across the warning area before clearing by mid morning". But as the rain clears winds will moderate. Tomorrow, conditions will remain fairly similar although the temperature should rise to around four degrees and it will become breezy, however it is not expected to be particularly strong.

Global Media Lebanon orders ban on Spielberg's 'The Post'
Author: 0 Lebanon orders ban on Spielberg's 'The Post'

Lebanon is divided on the boycott-driven bans, with some welcoming them as a bulwark against the "cultural normalisation" of Israel's occupation. "Why is The Post on the chopping block?" asked Gino Raidy of the March advocacy group, on his blog .

Global Media Steve Bannon subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller
Author: 0 Steve Bannon subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's lawyer informed the White House, in real time , what questions lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee were asking his client. Bannon reportedly invoked executive privilege , telling the committee that he couldn't answer their questions about anything he was involved with after the election because he'd been advised not to by the White House.

Global Media Met Office warns of more heavy snow and 'cut off' rural areas
Author: 0 Met Office warns of more heavy snow and 'cut off' rural areas

A Status Yellow warning is also in place for high or very high seas on the west coast over the next few days, leading to an increased risk of coastal flooding. 'There is a small chance that power cuts will occur and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected. "Temperatures rising during the evening as heavy rain and strong winds develop overnight with the passage of a winter storm across Ireland".

Global Media Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show,' senator says
Author: 0 Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show,' senator says

Trump has been accused of using a vulgar word to describe African countries during an Oval Office meeting last week with a bipartisan group of senators. "I can't defend the indefensible ", said Mia Love, a Haitian-American congresswoman from Utah who campaigned on Trump's behalf in the country's Haitian community.

Global Media Boy killed as UP Police, criminals exchange fire
Author: 0 Boy killed as UP Police, criminals exchange fire

During the exchange of fire, Madhav, who was playing in the vicinity, was hit. "The cops called for a vehicle and agreed to accompany the family to hospital but at Navada they told the family to take the boy to hospital as they had to go and fetch more force for the encounter".

Global Media Padmaavat will release across the country, rules Supreme Court of India
Author: 0 Padmaavat will release across the country, rules Supreme Court of India

Starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in lead roles, the film is based on the 16th century Sufi poet Mohammad Jayasi's poem Padmavat . The producers of the film had filed a plea in the Supreme Court after the four states had banned the film from releasing. Harish Salve appearing for Bhansali told the court that banning screening of a film is within the central government's domain.

Global Media Chief Justice, 'rebel' Judges at lunch together amid patch-up efforts
Author: 0 Chief Justice, 'rebel' Judges at lunch together amid patch-up efforts

The four senior judges of Supreme Court who criticised Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra for his administration of the court, including allocation of cases to judges, have recommended the creation of a committee of senior judges that will assign sensitive and important cases, according to people familiar with the matter.

Global Media Dayton eyes $1.5B in public construction
Author: 0 Dayton eyes $1.5B in public construction

Dayton receiving more than $3 billion in building requests from state agencies and local governments, Frans said. "But those investments have not kept pace with the enormous need for infrastructure improvements across Minnesota". It sets the stage for a marquee item of the 2018 legislative session when lawmakers return February 20. "Governor Dayton's $1.5 billion public works bill remains well within the state's $3.5 billion in available bonding capacity".

Global Media Some Lawmakers Aren't Happy With Steve Bannon's Testimony
Author: 0 Some Lawmakers Aren't Happy With Steve Bannon's Testimony

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon was expected to be peppered with questions on the Trump campaign's links to Russian Federation in closed testimony to the House Intelligence Committee today. Mr Burck is also representing top White House lawyer Don McGahn in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

Global Media Newborn baby found abandoned outdoors in Toronto
Author: 0 Newborn baby found abandoned outdoors in Toronto

Toronto paramedics told CBC Toronto that the baby, a male, was transported to a local hospital in serious but stable condition. Const. David Hopkinson says there is no update on the condition of both the mother and child, who remain in hospital.

Global Media Trump admin blocks Haitians from temporary visas
Author: 0 Trump admin blocks Haitians from temporary visas

A research titled "Shared Harvest: Temporary Work Visas as US-Haiti Development Cooperation" conducted by the Center for Global Development recorded when people from countries such as Haiti come to work in the USA, the benefits were shared by both the nations.

Global Media US Lawmakers Work to Salvage Immigration Deal
Author: 0 US Lawmakers Work to Salvage Immigration Deal

Trump also said a federal government shutdown "could happen" by the end of the week, insisting that Democrats would be blamed if that happened. Immigration talks have complicated efforts to fund the government beyond Friday. Lawmakers face mounting pressure to find a permanent legislative fix to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program - the Obama-era initiative that extended temporary legal status to foreign nationals who illegally entered the country as minors - with ...

Global Media Baxter: How to spell 'hypocrite': TRUMP, GOP
Author: 0 Baxter: How to spell 'hypocrite': TRUMP, GOP

These and other forces could peel off votes needed to get even a short-term bill through the House. But as midterm elections near, it appears at least eight Democratic heavyweights will be running against less-than stellar competition, meaning they can spend the year honing their image as leaders of the anti-Trump resistance as they stockpile campaign cash, rather than having to concentrate on a serious GOP opponent trying to beat them, or at least damaging their image and depleting their ...

Global Media Hemsworth leads a solid wartime film in '12 Strong'
Author: 0 Hemsworth leads a solid wartime film in '12 Strong'

The real-life soldiers and the Hollywood stars who portrayed them reunited at the film's world premiere in NY on Tuesday. As related in the 2009 book " Horse Soldiers ", a small team of 12 Green Berets - known, in officialese, as ODA (for Operational Detachment Alpha) 595, as well as by the much cooler code name Task Force Dagger - achieved a startling victory: Assisted, on the ground, by ragtag fighters loyal to an Afghan warlord and, from the sky, by US bombers, the men of ODA 595 - often ...

Global Media HHS launches office to enforce religious-freedom laws
Author: 0 HHS launches office to enforce religious-freedom laws

The office is meant to give far right Christians a license to discriminate against LGBT people. "Denying LGBTQ people and women medically necessary, potentially life-saving care is extremely risky", said Rev. "Religious liberty gives you a right to your beliefs, but it doesn't give you the right to impose your beliefs on others or harm others, including to discriminate against others", Melling said.

Global Media Morocco climbs to 39th place in Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking
Author: 0 Morocco climbs to 39th place in Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

Croatia's rivals in the preparatory friendly matches against Peru and Mexico are ranked 11th and 17th in the latest ranking. The results boosted the team's position in the overall rankings. Constantine's men could possibly break into the top 100 yet again as both Oman (101st) and Mauritania (102nd) are well within grasp. Germany stayed at the top of the chasing pack, followed by Brazil and Portugal, with Lionel Messi's Argentina in fourth place.

Author: 0 Winter Storm Expected to Dump Heavy Snow in Sierra Nevada

But even where accumulation is lighter, it could lead to slippery travel given the recent stretch of low temperatures, the National Weather Service said on Twitter . With temperature hovering around 10 degrees, store clerk Susan Brown got to work an hour late in the north Alabama city of Decatur. Gov. Nathan Deal also declared a state of emergency for 83 counties in Georgia due to the current conditions that are causing highway and road closures due to severe icing.

Author: 0 Storm to disrupt traffic at Amsterdam airport on Thursday

Thousands of of homes in south-east England have been left without electricity. Gale-force winds of up to 70mph (110kph) have also caused transport chaos across the United Kingdom, damaging overhead railway power lines and leaving tracks blocked by fallen trees and debris.

Global Media Pope marries couple on flight during Chilean trip
Author: 0 Pope marries couple on flight during Chilean trip

Pope Francis has married a couple of flight attendants on board a flight from Santiago Chile to the northern city of Iquique. "He told me it's historic, that there has never before been a pope who married someone aboard a plane", Ciuffardi told journalists in the aisle of the Airbus 321.

Global Media Shutdown watch: Are there enough House Republicans to keep the government open?
Author: 0 Shutdown watch: Are there enough House Republicans to keep the government open?

Democrats aren't going to budge. First, there is a recognition that Republicans aren't anywhere close to a deal on DACA, and the funding bill is their lone piece of leverage at the moment to force the issue. He even talked about a "bill of love", implying that compassion should be a part of any settlement to continue to fund the government. Within the Democratic party, some lawmakers up for re-election may not want to risk being blamed for a government shutdown.

Global Media Trump gets cognitive test during medical
Author: 0 Trump gets cognitive test during medical

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Jackson will attend her briefing on Tuesday to provide a more complete readout on Trump's physical health. He'd like the president to lose 10 to 15 pounds over the next year. Donald Trump is expected to remain physically fit for the duration of his presidency and has "no cognitive issues whatsoever", according to full results from his first medical examination released on Tuesday.

Global Media Former Trump aide Bannon refuses to comply with House subpoena
Author: 0 Former Trump aide Bannon refuses to comply with House subpoena

He was also slapped with a new subpoena on Tuesday from the committee itself, according to Rep. Mike Conaway, the Texas Republican leading the committee's Russian Federation probe, and committee chairman Rep. On Wednesday, the AP also confirmed that Bannon will meet with Mueller's investigators for an interview instead of appearing before a grand jury. It's unclear whether Bannon was more forthcoming afterward.

Global Media Multimillionaire New Jersey governor says he'll accept $175K salary
Author: 0 Multimillionaire New Jersey governor says he'll accept $175K salary

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center left, shakes hands with Gov. Phil Murphy , center right, after Murphy gave his address after being sworn in as governor during his inauguration, Tuesday, Jan. It is funded by assessments on waterfront employers on the wages they pay to employees. New Jersey has a new governor. On Wednesday, January 17th, Democratic Governor Phil Murphy convened a meeting with members of his cabinet, most of whom have not yet been confirmed by the Senate, to ...

Global Media OC Morton will not return for Jets
Author: 0 OC Morton will not return for Jets

Usually, a coordinator tends to listen to what their head coach says but Morton stuck to his ways and well, the Jets made the right decision to relieve him of his duties. After the game, running back Matt Forte criticized Morton publicly. Prior to the offensive coordinator's dismissal Wednesday, it was also revealed that Daylon McCutcheon, New York's assistant defensive backs coach, will not be back either.

Global Media Trump tweets for himself - not GOP
Author: 0 Trump tweets for himself - not GOP

While Republican leadership is expected to bring a continuing resolution - which includes a six-year extension of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and delays the Obamacare Cadillac tax and medical device tax - that runs through February 16 to the floor Thursday evening, it's unclear whether the measure has the votes to pass the Senate .

Global Media President Trump: Democrats don't want to make a deal on DACA
Author: 0 President Trump: Democrats don't want to make a deal on DACA

Trump said he hoped there wouldn't be a government shutdown. "Should a shutdown occur, we do not expect much of a market reaction". There are 51 Senate Republicans in a chamber in which 60 votes are needed to pass major legislation, and GOP leaders are also facing problems in the House, where some Republican members have balked at the prospect of passing another stopgap that does not increase military funding.

Global Media China bonhomie again, however we're ready for any exigency: Military chief
Author: 0 China bonhomie again, however we're ready for any exigency: Military chief

General Rawat said on Wednesday that the people in Kashmir had realised that it was very hard to secede from India and they were also getting exhausted of militancy. Recent images show that the Chinese never stopped construction in Doklam. "Apparently India was grandstanding to make it appear powerful to its neighbouring countries in South Asia".

Global Media Stamp duty change hasn't boosted first time buyer demand - RICS
Author: 0 Stamp duty change hasn't boosted first time buyer demand - RICS

Sales expectations remain flat over the coming three months, but surveyors were more optimistic for the year ahead, with sales activity anticipated to pick up across all regions of the United Kingdom within the next 12 months. However, supply constraints appear to be evident, with new instructions to sell broadly flat in December, whilst new buyer enquiries rose - this indicates a gap between supply and demand.

Global Media Denver among 20 cities on Amazon HQ shortlist
Author: 0 Denver among 20 cities on Amazon HQ shortlist

Denver's pitch emphasized Colorado's workforce and lifestyle over economic incentives. The company plans to invest more than $5 billion into the forthcoming headquarters and hire 50,000 highly paid employees in the city housing it. Toronto Global, the city's economic agency, also made the point that Amazon could save $1.5 billion a year on talent compared to the USA, meaning that the company could save $15 billion over 10 years.

Global Media Drone comes to the rescue of two swimmers in Australia
Author: 0 Drone comes to the rescue of two swimmers in Australia

Beachgoers onshore raised the alarm to lifeguards, who then alerted the drone pilot, and the aerial lifesaver was deployed in moments. The drone dropped the flotation device to the swimmers . The Little Ripper drone was unveiled and taken out of the box earlier that morning, part of the government's almost $344,000 investment in drone technology.

Global Media PM condemns attack on polio team, constabulary personnel in Quetta
Author: 0 PM condemns attack on polio team, constabulary personnel in Quetta

The last major attack targeting a polio vaccination team in Quetta took place two years ago in January 2016 in the Satellite Town area. The martyred and injured security personnel were shifted to a nearby medical facility. Pakistan regularly launches anti-polio drives despite threats from the Taliban, who perceive the campaign as part of a Western conspiracy and claim it will sterilize Pakistani children.

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