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Recreational use of marijuana already has passed in ME and MA, and both states are awaiting the implementation of systems to tax and regulate marijuana. The governor was previously undecided on whether to sign the bill in a public ceremony. "We are looking forward to working with lawmakers and state leaders to continue improving marijuana laws in the Green Mountain State".
  • Rowley Law PLLC is Investigating Proposed Acquisition of Bioverativ Inc — ALERT

    Rowley Law PLLC is Investigating Proposed Acquisition of Bioverativ Inc — ALERT

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    Sanofi will commence a tender offer to acquire Bioverativ stock. Sanofi shares are trading lower Monday, following news the French drug maker has agreed a deal to buy U.S. This confidence can be attributed to Bioverativ's recent performance, which has seen the company generate $274.8m in third-quarter revenue from its two haemophilia products - an increase of 27 percent from the previous year.
  • Trump, this 'shithole' continent pioneered heart swaps and more

    Trump, this 'shithole' continent pioneered heart swaps and more

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    Administration opponents and activists say that Trump's government is discriminating against some immigrants, largely those of color, in favor of promoting more immigration from predominantly white countries. According to multiple accounts, U.S. Sen. "I don't dispute that the president used tough language, and others in the room were also using tough language".
  • Loveland weather: Expect ice, several inches of snow by Sunday night

    Loveland weather: Expect ice, several inches of snow by Sunday night

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    State Forester George Geissler says any fire that starts will likely spread rapidly, making suppression very hard. Monday: Patchy drizzle and fog with a chance of rain. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 23 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 34 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Expect sunshine for later in the day as highs warm back into the mid and upper 50s on the back end of our next cold front.
  • Pennsylvania court throws out congressional boundaries

    Pennsylvania court throws out congressional boundaries

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    The court banned the current map of 18 House districts from being used again, and ordered that a proposed new map be submitted to the court by February 15. Supreme Court to step in and halt the decision. The ruling comes the same month a three-judge federal panel ruled that North Carolina's congressional map is unconstitutional because it was drawn primarily with political motives in mind.
  • Furloughs Begin as Congress Moves to End Shutdown

    Furloughs Begin as Congress Moves to End Shutdown

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    Paul called on Republican leadership in both chambers of Congress to commit to a week of debate and a vote on immigration legislation in the next month, to win over Democratic votes to reopen the government. Some employees may not have received notice of their status on Friday, she added, so they could be going into work on Monday morning only to be sent home again.
  • Pay attention to US-UK rapport, Rex Tillerson says

    Pay attention to US-UK rapport, Rex Tillerson says

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    Trump's cancellation of his trip has raised questions in Britain over the links between Washington and its closest traditional ally in Europe - widely called the " special relationship ". But after a series of fall-outs, including when Trump retweeted Islamophobic clips from right wing group Britain First, have rocked the " special relationship ".
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    Jordan King tells Pence of concern By

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    Pence made the announcement at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament . Trump also recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital - a move that other presidents had avoided for decades as they left the designation of the city to be decided in peace talks.
  • Turkey INVADES Syria - tanks and soldiers cross the border

    Turkey INVADES Syria - tanks and soldiers cross the border

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    The Turkey-backed FSA fighters were deployed to Azaz on the eve of Operation Olive Branch . Egypt has expressed rejection of a Turkish military operation in Syria's Kurdish-controlled Afrin region, describing it as a serious threat to Syria's sovereignty.
  • 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Leads The 2018 Golden Raspberry Award Nominations

    'Transformers: The Last Knight' Leads The 2018 Golden Raspberry Award Nominations

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    The Golden Raspberry Awards , also known as the Razzies , is a mock award event to "honor" the worst movies of the year and on Monday, they announced the nominations for 2017. Perhaps the most memorable category is worst screen combo , where Transformers XVII is nominated for "any combination of two humans, two robots or two explosions".
  • Suspect in custody after Texas school shooting

    Suspect in custody after Texas school shooting

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    He said it was also working to make sure grief counselling was available for students. Italy High School where there has been a shooting. KTVT reports that Italy High School and nearby Stafford Elementary School have been locked down.
  • World's Regard For US Leadership Hits Record Low In Gallup Poll

    World's Regard For US Leadership Hits Record Low In Gallup Poll

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    The survey of opinion in 134 countries showed a record collapse in approval for the USA role in the world, from 48% under Obama to 30% after one year of Donald Trump - the lowest level Gallup has recorded since beginning its global leadership poll over a decade ago.
  • George Weah: From goals to polls

    George Weah: From goals to polls

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    The ceremony will take place in the country's political capital Monrovia. " Liberia and South Africa share strong economic and trade relations, further cemented during a State Visit to South Africa by the outgoing President, Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf a year ago".
  • Catalonia ex-leader Puigdemont arrives in Denmark despite Spain's warning

    Catalonia ex-leader Puigdemont arrives in Denmark despite Spain's warning

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    It is the first time Mr Puigdemont has left Brussels since fleeing to there shortly after he was sacked by the central government in October after his regional administration declared independence from Spain. A spokesman for the Danish Prosecution Service told dpa on Monday they had no comment. Spain's prime minister removed Puigdemont and his Cabinet from office and dissolved Catalonia's parliament as part of a crackdown on the separatist push.
  • Trump's first year in office averaged dismal 38 percent approval rating

    Trump's first year in office averaged dismal 38 percent approval rating

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    Trump's political base seems pleased with his first year in office, touting his efforts to cut Obama-era regulations, install Justice Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court, and roll back Islamic State forces in the Middle East. "We were kind of thinking we were going to relax and put Trump behind us and just watch all the great promises that he gave us, and watch him make America great again", said Michigan Trump supporter Meshawn Maddock.
  • Canada, US Co-Host Summit on North Korea

    Canada, US Co-Host Summit on North Korea

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    United States President Donald Trump accuses Russian Federation of aiding North Korea to avoid global sanctions . Kosachev also suggested to the audience at the 26th session of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum that Russian Federation may be supportive of a Chinese proposal for a freeze-for-freeze between the United States and its allies, and North Korea.
  • The 1% grabbed 82% of all wealth created in 2017

    The 1% grabbed 82% of all wealth created in 2017

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    Half of the world's population received no share of all wealth created globally previous year, while 82 percent went to the richest one percent, a report by Oxfam International revealed. The people who make our clothes, assemble our phones, and grow our food are being exploited to ensure a steady supply of cheap goods, and swell the profits of multi-national corporations and billionaire investors'.
  • Munro steers NZ to T20 win over Pakistan

    Munro steers NZ to T20 win over Pakistan

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    Man of the match Colin Munro and Ross Taylor guided the Black Caps home in their chase for 106 to win the first Twenty20 against Pakistan in Wellington . " Pakistan Tour Management Committee, consisting of Team Manager Talat Ali, Head Coach Mickey Arthur and captain Sarfraz Ahmed held a meeting with Pakistan team physiotherapist Vib Singh and Malik to discuss his participation in the upcoming three-match T20I series against New Zealand starting from January 22", the press release ...
  • Is There A Quarterback Controversy Between Nick Foles And Carson Wentz?

    Is There A Quarterback Controversy Between Nick Foles And Carson Wentz?

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    The Vikings now don't have a quarterback under contract for 2018. "I thought we fought. I was thinking that maybe it was lucky, you know?" he said. Mr. Kevin Seifert, NFL writer: There is still great loyalty and sentimentality within the organization toward Bridgewater. But it's still a big deal to have the Vikings in a playoff game, he said.
  • President Donald Trump Just Took The

    President Donald Trump Just Took The "Montreal Test" For Mental Health

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    As Men's Health previously reported , these risks come into play with high BMI when extra weight is due to extra fat, not extra muscle. President Trump spends a chunk of each day on the phone, whether it's a White House landline or " Trump One" or 'Trump Two, ' the nicknames his aides have given to his two cell phones.
  • Why Aamir Khan Loves China

    Why Aamir Khan Loves China

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    Aamir Khan's Dangal became the leggiest movie in the Chinese box office, running successfully for months, catapulting its global collection and taking its gross to more than Rs 2000 crore. 174.10 cr) million in its opening weekend. Secret Superstar had gone on to become one of the sleeper hits of 2017. Secret Superstar earned United States dollars 6.88 million on its first day, while Dangal had earned USD 2.35 million on its opening day.
  • Mall evacuated after explosion at Florida mall. Several explosives found, reports say

    Mall evacuated after explosion at Florida mall. Several explosives found, reports say

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    Lakes Wales Deputy Police Chief Troy Schulze, whose son was working at the mall at the time, said families had been shopping when they heard a "boom". Witnesses told detectives they saw a middle-aged white male with a stocky build running away from the scene. Officers say two pipe bomb-type devices were detonated in a corridor mainly used by employees near a JCPenney store, while a third package - a backpack - was found close to a cinema.
  • Two cane bombs of 10 kg each found in Bodh Gaya

    Two cane bombs of 10 kg each found in Bodh Gaya

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    Sources said the NIA team headed by a SP rank officer has reach Gaya from Lucknow and visited the places from where IEDs were recovered while the NSG team is en-route Gaya from Kolkata. The explosion has come at a time when not only the Dalai Lama, but roughly 10,000 devotees and Hollywood actor Richard Gere are in Bodhgaya. Tibetan spiritual guru, the Dalai Lama, and a host of foreign Buddhist pilgrims are camping at Bodh Gaya amid tight security to participate in a month-long Kalchakra puja ...
  • Philippine volcano explodes, authorities raise alert level

    Philippine volcano explodes, authorities raise alert level

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    When Mayon, described as the volcano with the world's most flawless cone, erupted, officials noted an increase in the number of mostly local tourists entering the danger zone at the risk of their lives particularly in Daraga. Phivolcs maintains Alert Level 3 at Mayon as of yesterday afternoon, which means that it "is now in a relatively high level of unrest as magma is at the crater and hazardous eruption is possible within weeks or even days".
  • The US is doubling down in Syria - but officials won't say why

    The US is doubling down in Syria - but officials won't say why

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    Turkish forces and their Syrian allies on Sunday pressed a cross border offensive against a Kurdish militia for a second day, as rocket fire hit a border town in apparent retaliation. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said yesterday that the initiative does not mean to damage Turkish interests but rather to fight ISIS terrorism in northern and north-east Syria.
  • Jordan says Israel apologises for killing of two…

    Jordan says Israel apologises for killing of two…

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    On Friday, the Israeli government announced it will reopen its embassy in Amman after reaching consensus with the Jordanian government. Israel pledged to do just that and there is every reason to believe that it will honour this pledge to bring justice to the families of the deceased Jordanians.
  • Trump Disputes Chief of Staff, Says He Hasn't 'Evolved' on Border Wall

    Trump Disputes Chief of Staff, Says He Hasn't 'Evolved' on Border Wall

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    NAFTA, a 24-year-old pact among the US, Canada , and Mexico that lowers tariffs and makes it easier for goods and services to flow across the three countries' borders, has been a frequent target of Trump's criticism, with the president sometimes calling it "the worst trade deal in history".
  • Turkey hits Syria Kurd militia again after ground attack threats

    Turkey hits Syria Kurd militia again after ground attack threats

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    Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned the top diplomats of Russian Federation and the United States in Ankara to inform them about the ongoing military operation launched into Syria's northwestern Afrin province on January 20, as it readies to call on the ambassadors of the remaining three permanent members of the U.N.
  • Russian FM: Iran Nuclear Deal Couldn't Survive US Pullout

    Russian FM: Iran Nuclear Deal Couldn't Survive US Pullout

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    North Korea admitted in 2002 it had kidnapped 13 Japanese in the 1970s and 1980s to train spies, and five of them returned to Japan. The official said US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "openly trumpeted" at the meeting that the US and its allies would intensify the pressure campaign against North Korea by limiting export of oil and industrial products, strengthening naval control and expelling North Korean workers overseas until it stops its nuclear program.
  • Why do politicians and judges get paid during a government shutdown?

    Why do politicians and judges get paid during a government shutdown?

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    A big chunk of the Internal Revenue Services's workforce is likely to stop working , and much of the government's oversight of financial markets may be halted. Washington-area residents and elected officials tried to prepare Friday for the effects of a federal government shutdown, a familiar possibility that keeps thousands of residents from being paid, costs contractors serious money and leaves restaurants and businesses with far fewer customers.
  • United States defense strategy sees China, Russia threat

    United States defense strategy sees China, Russia threat

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    He included the threats from rogue regimes in North Korea and Iran as top-tier concerns for the Pentagon, followed closely by the continuing threat of terrorism from groups including the Islamic State, al-Qaida and Hezbollah. On the information front, the military will seek to counter coercion and subversion used by revisionist powers and rogue states. China was described as economically and militarily ascendant by the document, and has embarked on far-reaching military modernization ...
  • Turkish warplanes bomb Kurds in Syria

    Turkish warplanes bomb Kurds in Syria

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    Overnight airstrikes were also launched against US-backed Kurdish forces in the area with Turkish politicians telling reporters they meant to clear the area of all those they consider terrorists in a swift operation. The Syrian-Kurdish YPG militia, supported by the United States but seen as a terrorist organization by Turkey , said it had repulsed the Turkish forces and their allies after fierce clashes.
  • Real Madrid star Gareth Bale pleased with his double

    Real Madrid star Gareth Bale pleased with his double

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    While United boss Jose Mourinho hinted last summer that he would like to work with Ronaldo at Old Trafford, he said pursuing a transfer for the Portugal global was a waste of time. Outside of Ronaldo's form, none of the other attackers has showed much La Liga form either. This is the player who won the Ballon D'Or only last month - his second successive and fourth in five years.
  • India, China have established mechanisms to resolve any misunderstandings: MEA

    India, China have established mechanisms to resolve any misunderstandings: MEA

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    I don't know who offered such kind of photos". But at the same time he said he did not have detailed information on it. The reports raised concerns that the China may be preparing for another standoff with India. He added, "China is exercising its sovereignty in its own territory". In the midst of reports that Chinese troops had occupied parts of north Doklam, the government reiterated Thursday that there was no change at the 2017 Sino-Indian face-off site in the region.
  • Jewish Toronto billionaire and wife murdered by multiple killers

    Jewish Toronto billionaire and wife murdered by multiple killers

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    The devastated children of a Canadian pharmaceutical tycoon who was found dead alongside their mother have hired private investigators to prove they were murdered and not killed in a murder-suicide. The couple's four grown-up youngsters have scrutinized that hypothesis, notwithstanding, and tapped private agents to investigate the passings. But there was less blood on her upper-body clothing, which indicates she had been face-down and bleeding on the floor for some time, before she was bound ...
  • Donald Trump's Health: 5 Things Revealed By US President's Medical Exam

    Donald Trump's Health: 5 Things Revealed By US President's Medical Exam

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    Several people who were at the meeting last week or familiar with the discussions, said Trump disparaged those countries in vulgar, racially tinged terms. Another doctor said the test was "not definitive". "We're doing a decent job with his cholesterol". Trump's numbers are important because at 6-foot, 3 inches and 239 pounds, the president is just an ounce shy of a body mass index that would make him obese.
  • Boats used to rescue people stranded by Sydney's Royal National Park fire

    Boats used to rescue people stranded by Sydney's Royal National Park fire

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    The Sydney's south, firefighters are now battling an out-of-control blaze in the Royal National Park. The NSW fire, which started on Saturday, has destroyed more than 1800 hectares of land. Given the limited mobile coverage in the Royal National Park, Mr Morris said many people in the bushland were "unlikely" to have received emergency text warnings.
  • Multiple injured after train crash at Sydney's Richmond station

    Multiple injured after train crash at Sydney's Richmond station

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    Emergency services are at to Richmond station where it is believed a train hit a buffer. 17 NSW Ambulance services are responding, in addition to three rescue helicopters. "We will provide more information as it comes to hand". He said the train was still on the rails, and investigators had been advised of the incident.
  • India Summons Pakistani Deputy High Commissioner Over Truce Breaches in Kashmir

    India Summons Pakistani Deputy High Commissioner Over Truce Breaches in Kashmir

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    India quickly rejected the claim, saying in fact Pakistan initiated the fire, killing a teenage girl and a soldier on the Indian side of the volatile frontier. This unprecedented escalation in ceasefire violations by India is continuing from the previous year when the Indian troops committed more than 1900 ceasefire violations.