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More Americans support legalizing marijuana than ever before

A new national Quinnipiac Poll found support for legal marijuana at an all-time high . A recent University of DE poll found 61 percent of state residents support full legalization. In 2014, the J...

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The senior Sanders backs party youth to remake Democrats

They're promoting an agenda that includes raising the minimum wage, providing pay equity for women, rebuilding roads and bridges, passing immigration reform and making public colleges tuition-free. le...

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Trump push to fund wall may trigger showdown

Trump push to fund wall may trigger showdown

BORDER WALL Trump says he expects Mexico to pay for the wall he has promised to build along the southern border, resuscitating a campaign promise that roiled USA relations with Mexico in the first w...

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Russian Federation vetoes UN SC resolution on alleged chemical attack in Syria

Russian Federation vetoes UN SC resolution on alleged chemical attack in Syria

Haley's comment strikes me as particularly naive. Five days before the Khan Sheikhoun attack, Haley had indicated the USA had ditched the Obama administration's policy of removing Assad. "It'd be a ...

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Bernie Sanders Defends Campaigning For Anti-Abortion Rights Democrat

The GOP controls the state legislature, and Republican President Donald Trump easily carried Kentucky a year ago. The 43-year-old former U.S. House member and adviser to former President Barack Obama...

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American suspends flight attendant after alleged hitting incident

The flight attendant then wrestled the stroller away from the woman, who was holding one baby with the other in a auto seat on the ground next to her. The video began with the mom in tears with her ba...

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Despite massive spending, Dems fail to take US House seat in Georgia

House seat in Georgia, which the leading Democrat narrowly missed winning outright, as a "big loss" for the party. But they have yet to enact major legislation to fulfill campaign promises. Or rathe...

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Support for marijuana legalization just hit an all time high

Support for marijuana legalization just hit an all time high

Nine percent said neither alcohol nor marijuana was harmful. According to a new Quinnipiac University national poll , USA voters say 60% - 34% "that the use of marijuana should be made legal in the...

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Vet Carries Woman & Flag Across Boston Marathon Finish Line With Prosthetic Leg

Vet Carries Woman & Flag Across Boston Marathon Finish Line With Prosthetic Leg

Switzer was a 20-year-old student at Syracuse when she entered the men-only Boston Marathon in 1967, using her initials on the registration form. According to ABC affiliate WCVB-TV , Earl Granville...

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House committee approves unlicensed carry bill

House Bill 35 by state Rep. "Those of us who believe there should be work requirements and asset tests will have a chance to work with the opponents of the bill to try to come up with a reasonable com...

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Former President Obama to visit University of Chicago

The 44th president was set to appear Monday with community and youth leaders in his first public remarks since January 20 for a "conversation on community organizing and civic engagement". When you ...

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Rachael Leigh Cook Continues to Wage War on Drugs in New PSA

Rachael Leigh Cook Continues to Wage War on Drugs in New PSA

Your brain was an egg; your brain on drugs was an egg smashed, scrambled, and sizzled beyond all recognition. "The war on drugs is a disastrous failure that has ruined millions of peoples' lives, es...

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Police search for missing boy in California; father arrested

Police search for missing boy in California; father arrested

Anyone with information about Aramazd's location can call South Pasadena police at 626-403-7297. She didn't hear from her son again, and on Saturday, the father failed to return the boy to his mothe...

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For second time this week, Trump jabs at Canada over trade

President Donald Trump show off the signed executive memorandum on investigation of steel imports, Thursday, April 20, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Canada changed its pol...

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UC Berkeley reverses decision to cancel Ann Coulter event on campus

Coulter claimed she's rejecting the rescheduling because college administrators had imposed "burdensome" and "harassing" conditions on her right to free speech. But the answer to disorder is order: Pu...

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New details on teacher's arrest, teen student's rescue at remote cabin

Barry said he offered Cummins work - moving rocks to build a wall on the property - and a place to stay: a small cabin for which Barry was the caretaker. The Associated Press is not naming the girl or...

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Conservative group threatens UC Berkeley over Ann Coulter appearance

Coulter reacted angrily to the cancellation on Wednesday, saying in a series of tweets that it amounted to censorship and vowing nonetheless to show up at Berkeley as scheduled. In February, they ...

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Authorities say 5 dead in New York City fire

Authorities say 5 dead in New York City fire

The youngest victim was 2 years old, the others no more than about 21, said FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro. "We don't have all the answers that we want to have about what happened here", Mayor Bill...

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Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight

Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight

The agency cited the rising murder rate in Chicago and cast blame for gang murders in NY on what it labeled a "soft on crime" stance. "We say we're not one because we follow federal law ". The United...

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Unemployment rates fall to record lows in 4 US states

Unemployment rates fall to record lows in 4 US states

The number of people working went up by more than 9,500 in March, to a high of more than 2.2 million people. Data released Thursday by the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development show 3....

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Missing Tennessee teen to return home, teacher charged with kidnapping: family

Missing Tennessee teen to return home, teacher charged with kidnapping: family

Cummins faces state charges of aggravated kidnapping and sexual contact with a minor as well as a federal charge of taking a minor across state lines to have sex. "He needs to be held accountable for ...

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China puts bombers on 'high alert' as tensions with North Korea escalate

Council diplomats, speaking anonymously because discussions were private, said the USA, which is in charge of drafting council statements and resolutions on North Korea , had dropped the call for "di...

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No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

The Chechen interior ministry dismissed the allegations as an "April fools' joke", while the press minister demanded journalists name interviewed victims and apologise for their "filthy provocation "...

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Trump Derides First 100 Days As "Ridiculous Standard"

Trump's own 100 days is being measured by the media and the public on issues that include whether Obamacare is repealed and replaced, a congressional passage of a tax reform package, the lifting ...

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Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding

Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding

People walk past Trump International Hotel and Tower during the Earth Day "March For Science NYC" demonstration to coincide with similar marches globally in Manhattan, New York , U.S., April 22, 201...

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UC Berkeley calls off Ann Coulter's speech; she vows to speak anyway

A leader of the college Republican group that invited Coulter also said his group planned to reject the new terms and alleged that the university is placing strict conditions on the event, according ...

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At Least 140 Killed in Taliban Assault on Afghan Army Base

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has declared a national day of mourning after scores of soldiers were killed at a military base by Taliban fighters dressed as fellow soldiers. The facility in Balkh prov...

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Legal Marijuana Quinnipiac Poll Hits New High of Support

Legal Marijuana Quinnipiac Poll Hits New High of Support

The same poll taken in December 2012 showed 51 percent of respondents supported legalization. Overall, the poll results represent the continuation of a dramatic shift for Americans, who not 30 y...

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Tad Cummins arrest: Tipster reveals how teacher covered up identity

Tad Cummins arrest: Tipster reveals how teacher covered up identity

The pair had been in the heavily wooded area 60 miles south of the OR line since at least last week, according to Griffin Barry, the man who says he eventually helped police capture Cummins. Court pap...

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Spicer: Navy ships eventually will reach the Korean Peninsula

Spicer: Navy ships eventually will reach the Korean Peninsula

A few days later, President Donald Trump said they were sending a very powerful navy to the area, in response to what his government considers a nuclear threat by North Korea. The next day, the U.S....

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Sessions outlines immigration crackdown as part of new 'Trump era'

Sessions outlines immigration crackdown as part of new 'Trump era'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions explained to host Sean Hannity how border security has changed since President Donald Trump took office almost three months ago. Advocates of reducing immigration and s...

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Turkey's Erdogan Says He's Set to Meet Trump in Washington

Deputy chairman Bulent Tezcan said Friday that his Republican People's Party, or CHP, would seek a cancellation of the electoral board's controversial decision at the Council of State. The European ...

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Kansas outcome a warning to GOP

Estes defeated Democratic candidate Jim Thompson by less than seven points, earning 52.5% of the vote while Thompson earned 45.7% - a difference of about 8,000 votes, according to the New York Times ...

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Sanders, Perez try to jumpstart Kentucky Democrats

Sanders, Perez try to jumpstart Kentucky Democrats

Democrats hailed Thompson's unexpectedly strong performance but party strategists came under fire for not investing more in Thompson's campaign. From the "Come Together and Fight Back" tour's kick...

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Trump Prods Italy On NATO Spending

President Donald Trump on Thursday said he does not believe the United States should continue to play a role in stabilizing Libya , where violence and political instability has reigned since the ov...

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