• There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana
There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana

This week, two studies were released examining the effects of driving fatalities in states that have legalized marijuana . The opposing study, from the Highway Loss Data Institute , showed collision claims increased by 2.7 percent overall in Colorado, Washington and OR compared to nearby states, which researchers tie to full legalization.

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  • Trump's rollback of improved relations with Cuba helps no one
Trump's rollback of improved relations with Cuba helps no one

The annual United Nations resolution condemning the USA embargo is deeply embarrassing, and Latin American countries are particularly sick of a half-century of a failed policy on Cuba - as if this president hasn't already done enough to insult our neighbors with his immigration rhetoric and policies.

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  • Trump to roll back Obama's accord with Cuba, impose travel, trade restrictions
Trump to roll back Obama's accord with Cuba, impose travel, trade restrictions

The rules will take effect when the Treasury Department has the regulations ready. During a November 2 appearance in Miami , Trump told supporters, "we will cancel Obama's one-sided Cuban deal made by executive order, if we do not get the deal we want, and the deal that people living in Cuba and here deserve".

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  • JEE Advanced results declared today
JEE Advanced results declared today

Hyderabad's Ramya Narayanasamy emerged as the topper among girls with All-India Rank (AIR) of 35 and Shafil Maheen from Kerala secured top position in the south zone. Interestingly, most of the students were from the Bihar Board, which has been in the eye of the storm after almost 65% of the students who took the Class XII board exams failed.

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  • Connecticut House debates but doesn't vote on marijuana bill
Connecticut House debates but doesn't vote on marijuana bill

With Gov. Dannel P. Malloy set to the sign the bill, MGM says its battle to keep a competitor off its doorstep now will shift to U.S. District Court, where the Las Vegas gaming giant will argue the legislature violated the Equal Protection and Commerce clauses of the Constitution by refusing to consider other suitors for the state's first commerc...

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  • Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer
Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer

It's decision time for Senate Republicans' years-long quest to repeal Obamacare . At this rate, the prospects of passage in the upper chamber appear slim at best. On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offered only vague optimism for meeting Trump's lofty goal. Asked if she wanted to keep ObamaCare's Medicaid expansion, centrist Se...

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  • Marshawn Lynch made a decision to unretire when Raiders announced move to Las Vegas
Marshawn Lynch made a decision to unretire when Raiders announced move to Las Vegas

He grew up in the Bay Area and has had Raiders season tickets his entire life fostering his love for the NFL . The following week, Lynch visited the Raiders to talk about the possibility of coming out of retirement. Lynch said he wanted to play for the Raiders before they left town and he's well aware of the impact of his return within the communi...

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  • Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system
Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system

The hackers might have been considering deleting some records and forcing officials to turn legitimate voters away, said elections technology security expert Alex Halderman, of the University of MI. The emails included an attached Microsoft Word document infected with malware that appeared to be a user manual but if opened could give hackers wide a...

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  • Eight killed, thousands displaced as storm lashes South Africa's Cape
Eight killed, thousands displaced as storm lashes South Africa's Cape

Two people were injured when a roof blew off in Lavender Hill. The region has been suffering a severe drought. As many shared genuine pictures of the storm and its aftermath on social media, still others used the turmoil to circulate doctored videos.

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  • GSEB HSC Arts Result 2017: Gujarat Board class 12 Arts results declared
GSEB HSC Arts Result 2017: Gujarat Board class 12 Arts results declared

As many as 11 lakh students appeared for the class 10 exams that were conducted between March 15 and March 25. Every Year, this board organizes the 12 Standard board examination to check the efficiency of the students. Students those have appeared for this HSC or 12 class examination can check their results from the official web portal. Students ...

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  • Wreckage of missing Sukhoi fighter jet found in Assam
Wreckage of missing Sukhoi fighter jet found in Assam

The ruins of the aircraft were found 60 km north-west of Tezpur , Assam . The debris is yet to be retrieved as bad weather and dense foliage has hampered operations, the PRO said. "A court of inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the accident", IAF spokesperson Wing Commander Anupam Banerjee was quoted as saying by Dailyexcelsior.

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  • Top court strikes down rigged voting map
Top court strikes down rigged voting map

Critics accused Republicans of cramming black voters into what the NAACP civil rights group called "apartheid voting districts" to diminish their voting power and make surrounding districts more white and more likely to support Republicans .

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  • Bad sleep makes you ugly
Bad sleep makes you ugly

Researchers took makeup-free photos of the participants after both sessions and asked 122 men and women to rate their attractiveness, sleepiness, health and trustworthiness. The team also found willingness to socialise with a sleepy-looking person was much lower than with someone who looked alert. 'An unhealthy-looking face, whether due to sleep ...

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  • Second annual Hope 1 in 5 Marathon raises awareness of mental health
Second annual Hope 1 in 5 Marathon raises awareness of mental health

There are effective treatments and supports for all mental illnesses. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, in one year approximately one in 25 American adults experience a serious mental illness that impacts a person's daily activity in a minor or major way.

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  • BCCI agrees to Champions Trophy participation
BCCI agrees to Champions Trophy participation

The BCCI had already delayed naming the India squad for the Champions Trophy, and there was talk of revoking the Members Participating Agreement (MPA), which governs participation in ICC events, as part of the fallout of the ICC meetings. "The Supreme Court passed a judgement that he won't be allowed to attend the ICC meeting but it was never clari...

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  • If anyone can resolve Kashmir issue, it is Modi: Mehbooba
If anyone can resolve Kashmir issue, it is Modi: Mehbooba

He has the mandate. "Whatever decision he takes, India will support him", she said. The Congress leader also sought to know what assurances NSA Ajit Doval had received from his Pakistan counterpart during their December 2015 meeting in Bangkok which made Modi visit Lahore in the same month later.

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  • Ontario colleges face mental-health crisis
Ontario colleges face mental-health crisis

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in every four Americans experiences some form of mental illness. Making healthy decisions such as eating balanced meals, exercising, engaging in stress reduction activities, taking your vitamins, and getting enough rest are all ways to promote good mental health.

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  • Scientists use artificial womb to support premature lambs
Scientists use artificial womb to support premature lambs

The environment of each artificial womb allowed all of the lamb fetuses to survive and thrive . Though the parameters aren't same for the lamb and human , the success of their method for lambs presents a ray of hope for humans. "If we can support growth and organ maturation for only a few weeks, we can dramatically improve outcomes for extremely...

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  • Colorado lawmakers approve pot for PTSD, with new limits
Colorado lawmakers approve pot for PTSD, with new limits

Hasin, PhD, professor of clinical epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center, and lead author of the study , told Healthline. "The early fear with the passage of these laws was that they would increase use among adolescents, but the studies are quite consistent that this did not happen", she said .

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  • 'Unicorn Frappuccino' for limited time at Starbucks
'Unicorn Frappuccino' for limited time at Starbucks

They both seemed pleasantly surprised by the limited edition drink and said it was not what they expected. It makes me want to curl up in a ball and hibernate until Tom Brady retires from the National Football League at age 53. What makes it so great is the pairing of every pure sugary candy you've ever tasted. The more it's stirred, the more the...

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