• New Jersey senator introduces bill to legalize marijuana
New Jersey senator introduces bill to legalize marijuana

According to Booker, he plans to reach out to both Republicans and Democrats as he pushes for legalization. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., never got beyond in the Judiciary Committee in 2015. "Uniquely, it recognizes the fact that people of color have borne the brunt of the failed war on drugs and seeks to fix the damage done". More recently, racial disp...

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  • Leave voters are ok with Brexit wrecking the economy, poll shows
Leave voters are ok with Brexit wrecking the economy, poll shows

Mr Hammond is also due to travel to Argentina, where the Treasury said he will meet president Mauricio Macri and senior ministers as well British and Argentine businesses. Hammond, the chancellor of the exchequer, told Le Monde: "I often hear it said that the United Kingdom is considering participating in unfair competition in regulation and tax".

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  • How peanut butter helped Alabama inmates fool guard, escape jail
How peanut butter helped Alabama inmates fool guard, escape jail

Underwood said the first 11 escapes were captured within eight hours. The man still missing is 26-year-old Brady Kilpatrick. Underwood says changing numbers on doors with peanut butter "may sound insane, but these people are insane like a fox".

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  • Dallas Wedding Photographer Wins $1 Million in Liable Suit
Dallas Wedding Photographer Wins $1 Million in Liable Suit

In the lawsuit, Polito said the couple repeatedly asked for photos despite a stipulation that required customers to submit an order form for their wedding album. In a Facebook conversation, Moldovan who now blogs at " It Starts With Coffee " said she was "pretty sure [Polito's] business is done", the suit states.

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  • Five in OR serving 'true life' for juvenile crimes
Five in OR serving 'true life' for juvenile crimes

However, some inmates received new sentences of 80 or 90 years to life, which critics say is effectively a life sentence. The Law: Life without parole for juveniles has always been discretionary in Arizona. No-parole sentences were the presumptive penalty for many murders committed by teenagers in California, though state law gives prosecutors an...

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  • Stolen vehicle in Mendota Heights shooting located in Lake Elmo
Stolen vehicle in Mendota Heights shooting located in Lake Elmo

An employee told police a man with a gun, whom she later identified as Nguyen, forced her into a laundry room and took her work keys. The man who evaded police for days after he allegedly killed a Minnesota financial adviser inside her suburban St.

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  • Adorable toddler fist bumps everyone on Southwest flight
Adorable toddler fist bumps everyone on Southwest flight

Watch the adorable video in the player above. "Grown men were chuckling and laughing, saying how great he was; he even encouraged those with their heads in a screen to look up and interact in the positive way", Alya Jakubowicz, the toddler's mom, told ABC .

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  • Lawsuit alleges Fox News made up part of Seth Rich story
Lawsuit alleges Fox News made up part of Seth Rich story

It has to do with a story that ran in May, but was later retracted , related to the 2016 murder of Democratic National Committee aide Seth Rich . The Fox story quoted Wheeler, who was a longtime paid contributor to the network, as a private investigator hunting down the truth behind Rich's murder.

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  • Law allowing Rapists Marry Victims to avoid Punishment repealed in Jordan
Law allowing Rapists Marry Victims to avoid Punishment repealed in Jordan

Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt have repealed similar laws and changes to the penal code are pending in both Lebanon and Bahrain. The provision remains on the books in several countries in the Middle East, Latin America and Asia. Women who are raped in Jordan often face a lot of stigma from family members and their communities, accused of bringing "di...

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  • Donald Trump's police brutality comments 'making a joke' - White House
Donald Trump's police brutality comments 'making a joke' - White House

But now that he has been roundly and nearly universally condemned for such an offensive and unpresidential suggestion - by police departments around the country, as well as the International Association of Chiefs of Police - the White House is claiming it was just a joke.

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  • Princeton Review Ranks Berry College for Community Service and Campus Beauty
Princeton Review Ranks Berry College for Community Service and Campus Beauty

In a "Survey Says" sidebar in the book's profile on Calvin, the Princeton Review lists topics that Calvin students surveyed for the book were in most agreement about in their responses. The book's college profiles feature ratings of the schools in eight categories including: Academics, Admissions Selectivity, Financial Aid, Fire Safety, and Green...

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  • Imran Khan sent me inappropriate text messages, alleges Ayesha Gulalai
Imran Khan sent me inappropriate text messages, alleges Ayesha Gulalai

Addressing a press conference, Gulalai said that there are several reasons which led to the decision to leave PTI, one of which was indecent messages from Imran Khan and his cronies. "Won't call him Khan Sahab, he's a fake Pathan, I will call him Imran Niazi", she said. Criticizing Imran further, the former PTI MNA said that Imran himself stays i...

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  • Mary Berry to lead judges on BBC show Britain's Best Cook
Mary Berry to lead judges on BBC show Britain's Best Cook

Berry has remained loyal to the broadcaster, saying she "avoided being asked" to move to Channel 4 with GBBO . Mary Berry is to return to her role as a judge on the BBC in a new programme called Britain's Best Cook . Describing the show, BBC content director Charlotte Moore said: "Home cooking has quietly become one of the nation's favourite ...

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  • Lynchings by cow vigilante are targeted killings: TMC
Lynchings by cow vigilante are targeted killings: TMC

Earlier, initiating the discussion, Mallikarjun Kharge of Congress expressed concern over such incidents and blamed government for failure to check such crimes. Roy alleged that most such incidents occurred after Narendra Modi took over as the Prime Minister in May 2014. "The very fact that they are speaking their point of view, levelling alleg...

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  • Man hid girlfriend's body in freezer and lived with imposter
Man hid girlfriend's body in freezer and lived with imposter

Youngstown prosecutor Dana Lantz said that around the time police believe Ms Graves vanished, Layton moved in with Novoa and began using Ms Graves's auto, phone and credit cards and taking care of her dog . Graves was last seen in mid-February and missed her birthday, Easter and Father's Day, her sister said. "Shannon has been missed and will alwa...

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  • Govt embarrassed in RS over backward commission Bill
Govt embarrassed in RS over backward commission Bill

The government, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi , had reminded the MPs multiple times to be present in the house. The house took up the Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017, which was earlier passed by the Lok Sabha. It is being said that, once the Bill is passed in the Rajya Sabha, the OBC Commission will become as powerful as the N...

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  • NYPD Says Officer Shot and Killed Brooklyn Man Who Approached With Knife
NYPD Says Officer Shot and Killed Brooklyn Man Who Approached With Knife

One of the officers fired two shots from a Taser, striking the man in the arm and, said Chief of Patrol Terence Monahan. He then shoved an officer to the ground, police sources say, and was hovering over an officer with the knife when another second officer shot him in the chest.

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  • Latest poll shows a record low approval for Donald Trump
Latest poll shows a record low approval for Donald Trump

Since President Donald Trump entered office, there has been high interest in the businessman-turned-politician's approval rating among Americans. Worse yet: The bad result came from the former reality TV star's favorite survey, Rasmussen Reports , a firm often criticized for being right-leaning, and one that has typically found better result...

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  • Texas community colleges allow guns starting Tuesday
Texas community colleges allow guns starting Tuesday

Areas on Blinn's Bryan property where firearms will not be allowed include the second floor of the Health Science Center, sporting events and in formal hearing areas. Texas A&M created a task force to receive input from their student body. Handguns now will be allowed on all college and university campuses statewide for licensed carriers, but t...

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  • Starbucks to own 100 percent of China stores after buying out partners
Starbucks to own 100 percent of China stores after buying out partners

The Teavana at Park City, which is off the center court, originally opened in September 2010. The global coffee company originally acquired Teavana in 2012 for $620 million, and expects to bring in $1.6 billion in revenue from its Teavana-based drinks in fiscal year 2017, according to a report.

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  • Explosion at mosque in Afghanistan's Herat
Explosion at mosque in Afghanistan's Herat

One of the terrorists was wearing a suicide vest, who detonated himself while the second one was armed with a rifle. The attackers, who are both dead, targeted the mosque while around 300 people were inside. The attack there comes one day after a battle at the Iraqi embassy in the capital, Kabul, which also saw gunmen launch an assault following ...

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  • Four Killed At Moscow Courthouse Shooting After Defendants Attempt To Take Hostages
Four Killed At Moscow Courthouse Shooting After Defendants Attempt To Take Hostages

According to Reuters , four people standing trial in a Moscow court were killed on Tuesday, August 1 in a gunfight that broke out in the court building, . The courthouse has reportedly been evacuated. She said that she saw a wounded female guard whose "face was all bloody". "Later somebody said that an armed guard had been injured", she said.

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  • New Anti-Russian Sanctions Ruin Unity of European Union and US - Political Expert
New Anti-Russian Sanctions Ruin Unity of European Union and US - Political Expert

There are suspicions the USA government is introducing the new sanctions against Russian Federation to boost exports of American natural gas to the European market. If endorsed by Trump , the new tough approach against Russian Federation threatens the business of major German energy companies. The fear, according to EU leaders, is that new US sanc...

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  • Iran submits complaint claiming United States is breaching the nuclear deal
Iran submits complaint claiming United States is breaching the nuclear deal

Iran contends the U.S. sanctions are a breach of a deal it reached in July 2015, which permits the country to use nuclear power for civilian purposes in return for dropping sanctions. Tehran has submitted a complaint to the UN Security Council , claiming that the USA is breaching the nuclear deal, and threatened to take legal action following new...

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  • US Vice President's Visit to Bolster Pro-Western Montenegro
US Vice President's Visit to Bolster Pro-Western Montenegro

Georgia's Vaziani base and Camp Norio are hosting the Noble Partner 2017 drills led by the United States (US) and Europe. In the Estonian capital Tallinn on Sunday, Pence said that the "spectre of aggression" from Russian Federation makes a strong and united North Atlantic Treaty Organisation more important now than at any time since the Soviet U...

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  • College football player loses scholarship over his YouTube channel
College football player loses scholarship over his YouTube channel

The NCAA approved those conditions but De La Haye declined to move his sports-related videos to a non-monetized account and the school suspended him to avoid a conflict with the NCAA. De La Haye took a stand for a cause he had no chance of winning. Contrary to misperceptions, making a YouTube video - and even making money off of it - is not a vio...

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  • Princess Diana's Brother And Best Friend Slam New Documentary
Princess Diana's Brother And Best Friend Slam New Documentary

I don't have any truck with either view. The footage, filmed by Diana's former voice coach Peter Settelen , was purchased by Channel 4 after the BBC made a decision to shelve a documentary about the same videos. Settelen owns them but he still has no right to release them. The statement continued, "This unique portrait of Diana gives her a...

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  • Florida man in shark-dragging video asks for increased police patrols
Florida man in shark-dragging video asks for increased police patrols

Days after video of a shark being dragged behind a speeding boat gained national attention, officials believe one of the men connected to the incident might be featured in a new video, according to NBC affiliate WFLA . Marvin Steiding, owner and captain of Reel Candy Sport Fishing in Jupiter, said dragging the shark was "unnecessary and tota...

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  • Samus Returns Requires Four Amiibos to Unlock Everything — Metroid
Samus Returns Requires Four Amiibos to Unlock Everything — Metroid

They've also been removed (or were never on) the JB Hi-Fi site either. Metroid amiibo: In Metroid : Samus Returns , the Metroid amiibo unlocks Metroid Marker, a tool to help you find nearby Metroids. In order to enjoy everything that Metroid : Samus Returns on the 3DS has to offer, you'll have to purchase all four connected amiibos: ...

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  • Railways Plans To Discontinue Providing Blankets In Some AC Trains
Railways Plans To Discontinue Providing Blankets In Some AC Trains

Railways have already started changing the cover of blankets in some sections while frequency of washing is being increased from monthly to fortnightly and weekly, said the official. According to the guidelines furnished by the Ministry of Railways, the blankets are to be washed every one or two months. The temperature in the AC compartments until ...

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  • Turkey Coup: more than 1000 arrested in ongoing crackdown
Turkey Coup: more than 1000 arrested in ongoing crackdown

Among those to be tried in absentia is Islamist preacher Fethullah Gulen , exiled in the United States and whom Turkey accuses of orchestrating the failed coup. On Tuesday, a group of 41 defendants were paraded from their jail to a courthouse that was built at a prison complex to try the coup plotters. The defendants include 461 people under pre...

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  • Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC
Associated British Foods plc (ABF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC

This was released in an analyst report on Tuesday morning. 05/07/2017 - Vedanta Resources had its "Buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Goldman Sachs. Mallinckrodt public limited company develops, makes, markets and distributes branded and generic specialty pharmaceutical products and therapies. Grainger plc is a United Kingdom-based company, ...

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  • AMBER Alert issued for girl, 2, taken by mother's boyfriend
AMBER Alert issued for girl, 2, taken by mother's boyfriend

Sondra Renee, the 2-year-old girl who was missing, has also been found. "The two escaped in a black 2009 GMC Sierra pick-up truck, MI license plate" DAS-8417", with an attached trailer, MI license plate "D47 6667". He is bald and has black hair. She was last seen wearing a multi-colored sleeper. "Barrett is 6'0" and weighs about 278 pounds. He ...

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  • USA officials detect 'unusual' submarine movement near North Korea
USA officials detect 'unusual' submarine movement near North Korea

The ejection test apparently examines the missile's "cold launch system", which, according to CNN , uses steam at a high pressure to propel the missile from the launch area before the engine is turned on, thus protecting the submarine. We are gonna be able to handle them . The submarine tests are thought to be North Korea's attempts at completi...

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  • Brother of ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif nominated as his successor
Brother of ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif nominated as his successor

The National Assembly , lower house of parliament, has been summoned by President Mamnon Hussain today to elect the new leader of the house. Responding to a question on whether Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan would be included in the next cabinet or not given the recent rifts, Abbasi said that the decision had not been taken as yet, the newspaper rep...

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