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Trump administration toughens stance on recreational marijuana

In states where marijuana is legally regulated rather than criminally prohibited, data also reports drops in drug treatment admissions , alcohol consumption , and in prescription drug spending . Gov. -elect Phil Murphy has said he plans to pass a marijuana legalization legislation within the first 100 days of his administration. "Congress is the voice of the people and we have a duty to do what... [Full Article...]

SpaceX Zuma Launch On January 7, Falcon Heavy To Fly January End

SpaceX Zuma Launch On January 7, Falcon Heavy To Fly January End SpaceX leased the space from NASA several years ago. Once Zuma is on its way to orbit, part of the reusable rocket will fly back down to Earth, landing on a pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida around 10 minutes later. Atop the center booster is the second stage with its single Merlin Vacuum engine. Until now, the date for the launch was not specified. Due to the secrecy of the launch, no one really k... [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Cancels Dozens of South Florida Flights

Winter Weather Cancels Dozens of South Florida Flights Several airlines began cancelling flights Wednesday in preparation for the storm . For some travelers at MIA, the storm up east meant they were staying put. Syracuse got 6.7 inches of snow Thursday, and could get 5 to 10 inches today and Saturday. "If you are booked to travel there, confirm your flight status with your air carrier". [Full Article...]

A North Korean missile crashed into one of its cities a year ago

A North Korean missile crashed into one of its cities a year ago A ballistic missile launched by North Korea past year failed in flight and crashed back to the ground, it has been reported. Despite this failed launch, and two further failed attempts, the hermit state reportedly had a successful missile test on May 14 which flew 489 miles before crashing into the Sea of Japan. [Full Article...]

Rare 'blue supermoon' total eclipse to occur in Singapore on 31 January

Rare 'blue supermoon' total eclipse to occur in Singapore on 31 January The first one is, just like at the beginning of the month, a supermoon . How unusual are Blue Moon eclipses? The next time a Blue Moon will pass through the Earth's umbra will be on December 31, 2028 and then on January 31, 2037. These moons appear to be about 14% bigger and 30% brighter than the average full moon. Could this also be the year that commercial moon missions, with help fr... [Full Article...]

Alexa Will Soon Control Connected Microwaves

Alexa Will Soon Control Connected Microwaves The company will reveal which smart TVs get Alexa support at CES 2018 . This means users will be able to utilize Alexa to do things like control volume and change inputs with different voice controls. For example, a user can say "Alexa, defrost three pounds of chicken" or "Alexa, microwave for 50 seconds on high". Being the first brand in Alexa's search results would also be especially valuab... [Full Article...]

One tourist killed, 12 injured in air balloon crash in Egypt

One tourist killed, 12 injured in air balloon crash in Egypt The nationalities of the injured were not immediately clear. The balloon was carrying 20 people at the time of the accident. Earlier in the day, Egypt's meteorological service had warned of strong winds across the country mainly in the Nile River delta and northern Egypt. [Full Article...]

MPs Want a 'Latter Levy' to Cut Down on Disposable Cup Waste

MPs Want a 'Latter Levy' to Cut Down on Disposable Cup Waste Starbucks will test the impact of a 5p charge in 20 to 25 London stores in a three-month trial starting next month, the first time any coffee chain has required customers to pay extra for a cup. Instead coffee chains perpetuated customer confusion that cups are widely recyclable when they are not. Other efforts were "inconsistent and need targets" to be imposed by the government. [Full Article...]

Wind chill advisory issued through Saturday morning

Wind chill advisory issued through Saturday morning Wind chills Saturday morning could be down to -20° Saturday morning with actual temperatures around zero or just below. The cold wind chill values will cause frostbite in as little as 20 to 30 minutes to exposed skin. A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. NWS naturally recommends covering your skin in proper attire to prevent fun maladi... [Full Article...]

Flier assaulted woman with wife in next seat

Flier assaulted woman with wife in next seat She added that the man shoved his fingers down her trousers to her genitals and "vigorously" moved them before she woke up, the complaint states. Flight attendants say that never happened. He ordered Ramamoorthy to be held pending trial following the prosecutor's argument that Ramamoorthy was a flight risk and a potential danger to others around him. [Full Article...]

East coast braces for 'Bomb Cyclone'

East coast braces for 'Bomb Cyclone' When it comes to weather, it's hard to sound scarier than " bomb cyclone ". Basically, the storm is rapidly or explosively strengthening. The heaviest snow will be seen in New Brunswick, with the northern areas expected to be about 40 centimetres deep in the white stuff. [Full Article...]

US Suspends Security Aid To Pakistan Over Terrorists

US Suspends Security Aid To Pakistan Over Terrorists It must be noted that Trump's tweet is in the context of Pakistan-based terrorist groups like the Haqqani network and Taliban that threaten U.S. forces and the civilian government in Afghanistan. She said that Pakistan has always "played a vital role in the war on terror". The significance of the cutoff as a financial measure isn't even clear from the U.S. [Full Article...]

1 dead in 75-vehicle crash in NY state

1 dead in 75-vehicle crash in NY state The eastbound highway stretch will be closed until further notice. The entire eastbound side of I-90 outside Buffalo was closed after a auto accident caused a huge, multi-car pileup . All traffic must exit at 48A. She reports that aside from the backed up traffic, snow is falling and starting to accumulate making for more hazardous travel. [Full Article...]

Palace come from behind to beat sorry Saints

Palace come from behind to beat sorry Saints Pellegrino will be furious at the amount of time and space his team allowed Palace to score their two goals and can not aim blame at the congested fixture list given Saints had 24 hours extra rest than their victorious opponents. Southampton , with an extra days' rest, dominated possession in the opening period and nearly took the lead straight from kick-off but Shane Long blasted over. [Full Article...]

School districts announce Wednesday delays; CMS on normal schedule

School districts announce Wednesday delays; CMS on normal schedule Luten said that 81 buses wouldn't start this morning, but by 9 a.m. more than 70 had been fixed and were running. Many school districts across the state delayed opening by two hours on Tuesday as children returned from a week off, while some remained closed entirely. [Full Article...]

USA service member killed in Afghanistan

USA service member killed in Afghanistan On New Year's Day , a USA service member was killed and four others were wounded during an operation in a part of Afghanistan where US forces have been fighting both the Taliban and ISIS. "The other service members have returned to duty", North Atlantic Treaty Organisation said in a statement . In all, 2,408 American service members were killed from 2001 to 2017. [Full Article...]

Islamic Court: Iran Protesters Could Face Death Penalty for 'Warring Against God'

Islamic Court: Iran Protesters Could Face Death Penalty for 'Warring Against God' The secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, blamed the United Kingdom, the U.S. and Saudi Arabia for fomenting the protests on social media. "All of the money that President Obama so foolishly gave them went into terrorism and into their 'pockets, '" Trump said early Tuesday. It is the first reported death among the security forces since demonstrations, which have c... [Full Article...]

Sen. Orrin Hatch will retire at the end of his term

Sen. Orrin Hatch will retire at the end of his term Senate, in a YouTube video. He said in a social media message, "after much prayer and discussion with family and friends I've chose to retire at the end of this term". Romney repeatedly assailed the president during the 2016 campaign, calling Mr. Trump "a fraud", and Mr. Trump returned the favor, stating that Mr. Romney "choked like a dog" in the 2012 race. [Full Article...]

Is Michele Bachmann Going to Run For Al Franken's Seat?

Is Michele Bachmann Going to Run For Al Franken's Seat? Bachmann said. "But there's also a price you pay. I don't know. I could handle the job", Bachmann said. His departure sets the stage for current Minnesota Lt. Bachmann would be an instant force in the race given her broad name recognition and a almost $1.7 million campaign balance she still has control of from her days in Congress. [Full Article...]

H1Z1 and PUBG Stats Show Top Performance on Steam in 2017

You can check out the top new releases of 2017 , broken down month-by-month, and the top 100 sellers of 2017 are broken down into Platinum , Gold, Silver, and Bronze sections. PUBG would be at the top of most categories, incidentally, but the randomization of each makes it a little fairer for the other games that shone brightly this year. [Full Article...]


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