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Researchers compared collision records in Colorado, Oregon and Washington from before and after recreational pot was legalized, as well as with neighboring states without recreational marijuana . Hours after one study connected legalized recreational marijuana to an increase in auto crash claims, a second study claimed legalization played a less certain role in motor vehicle fatalities .
  • Judge tosses life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

    Judge tosses life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

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    In a ruling issued today, federal district court Judge Raymond A. Jackson, of the Norfolk division, vacated the life sentence Malvo is serving in Virginia's Red Onion State Prison, a maximum-security facility in Wise County. The relevant case law, concerning the Eighth Amendment's prohibition against cruel and usual punishment, came down after Malvo was originally sentenced.
  • Dem senator: Trump's priorities seem to be 'Russia first, America second'

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    After Comey's ouster, several reports emerged about Trump discussing firing of FBI Director with senior Russian officials in the Oval Office and saying "I just fired the head of the FBI , he was insane, a real nut job". CNN reported in February that the White House had asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation to push back against stories in the press about potential coordination between Trump associates and Russian Federation.
  • Lack Of Sleep Makes People Less Attractive

    Lack Of Sleep Makes People Less Attractive

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    Basically, if you look more exhausted, you also look more unhealthy, and this might trigger some diseases-avoiding reactions in others - which would explain why people would avoid socializing with sleep-deprived people. On average, the students slept a total of seven hours less over the two restricted-sleep sessions. Findings published on Wednesday indicated people are less likely to avoid eye contact with those who show signs of sleep deprivation.
  • First modern artillery guns, howitzers, to land in India tomorrow

    First modern artillery guns, howitzers, to land in India tomorrow

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    There's a plan to own around five kinds of artillery guns under the modernization plan for 22,000 crore. The Army would use the first two guns for firing its ammunition to prepare its "range table", sources told DH. The government in a statement said, "Two M 777 A-2 (Indian) Ultra Light Howitzars arrived today for the preparation of firing tables". The M777s would increase Indian Army's ability in high altitudes.
  • Gurpreet Ghuggi Resigns From AAP And The Reason Is Bhagwant Mann

    Gurpreet Ghuggi Resigns From AAP And The Reason Is Bhagwant Mann

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    Gurpreet Singh Waraich was the former convenor of Punjab Unit of AAP . "He (Ghuggi) is like my brother and we worked together in the entertainment industry for many years, but, if he has separated himself from the party due to ideological reasons, I can't do anything now, I wish he had stayed", said Mann on the phone.
  • WR Floyd agrees to one-year deal with Vikings

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    His punishment included home confinement. The Minnesota Vikings are expected to sign former Arizona Cardinals receiver and Minnesota native Michael Floyd to a contract. The terms of Floyd's house arrest this spring, and his possible suspension this fall, mean Treadwell and the Vikings' other young receivers will have opportunities to assert themselves without the sixth-year receiver around.
  • Mets suspend Harvey 3 days for violating team rules

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    The grievance came after the Mets hit Harvey with a three-game, unpaid suspension for failing to appear at a game Saturday night. Harvey's suspension is the latest blow for the Mets, who have been plagued with injuries this season. The infielder not play in Sunday's 7-0 loss to Miami. "People forget about it", Mets manager Terry Collins said Monday, a day after general manager Sandy Alderson revealed the discipline for the 28-year-old pitcher.
  • Coffee and a bagel take on new meaning

    Coffee and a bagel take on new meaning

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    Fans submitting messages will be rewarded with a coupon for a free Boosted Bagel and shmear with purchase and will be entered for a chance to win one free bagel with shmear from Einstein Bros . Bagels, told to Fox News about the craft-coffee craze amongst young people (you and me) that inspired the caffeinated bagel . It hit bagel bins on May 4.
  • Govt embarks on five-year plan to improve mental health services

    Govt embarks on five-year plan to improve mental health services

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    The County's Behavioral Health Division (BHD) will launch a month long campaign created to foster conversations about mental health care, reducing stigma and breaking down barriers for individuals to seek support. "There has been a 60% increase in mental health and addictions users since 2007 but funding has only increased by 28%", he says. The number of full-time equivalent psychiatrists employed across DHBs had increased by well over 100 over the past eight years.
  • Bengal jetty collapse toll rises to 13

    Bengal jetty collapse toll rises to 13

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    Rescue operations were on. The NDRF personnel, who have been carrying out searches in 20 speed boats, found the bodies from near Jagaddal, Shyamnagar, Chandan Nagar and Gaurhati ghats along both sides of the river. The meeting was attended by all senior officials of Hooghly district and other departments concerned. The government is likely to upgrade them to semi-mechanised boats, they added.
  • Up to six inches of rain could spark weekend flash floods

    Up to six inches of rain could spark weekend flash floods

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    High 46F. Winds NNE at 15 to 25 miles per hour. Saturday is expected to bring mostly cloudy skies and a 40 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms possible after 11 a.m. South wind around 10 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy , with a low around 51. Chance of rain 50 percent. An approaching cold front could send showers and thunderstorms into our area early Friday morning.
  • Colorado to allow medical pot for PTSD, with new limits

    Colorado to allow medical pot for PTSD, with new limits

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    In addition, the percentage of people with "marijuana use disorders" - people who use the drug in unhealthy ways, or abuse it - has also increased at a higher rate in these states, according to the study . In states that allow medical marijuana use, the rate of illegal use increased from 5.6 percent to 9.2 percent. The rise in illicit use ranged from 3.5 percent in states without MMLs to 7 percent in states that had legalized medical marijuana.
  • Elizabeth Thomas latest: Pair purchased food, lubricant at Guymon Walmart

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    A teacher at her Tennessee high school, 50-year-old Tad 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. Childhood friend Caleb Banks described the moment he and 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas' family found out she was found safe. When his wife returned home, there was a note from Cummins that said he was traveling to Virginia Beach or the Washington, D.C., area to clear his head.
  • EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Calls for 'Exit' of Paris Climate Agreement

    EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Calls for 'Exit' of Paris Climate Agreement

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    A State Department official offered: "As with many issues, the administration is reviewing the United States' global climate change policies". One of the most fervent voices pushing the Trump administration to withdraw from the Paris agreement , however, has been the conservative Heritage Foundation.
  • Jackie Robinson a golden Dodger now immortalized in bronze

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    But, one day, he and his wife, Courtney, were watching the movie "42" - "For probably like the 100th time", Maybin said - when Robinson was depicted playing for a minor league team wearing No. "Jackie had made us interested in baseball". Tomorrow's statue will be revealed in the left field reserve plaza. He used to come home and say, 'They gave me a standing ovation, ' and [he] was so shocked.
  • Jackie Robinson Statue to be Unveiled at Dodgers Stadium

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    Saturday, April 15, 2017 , marks the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's history-making and history-shaking major-league debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers. He used to come home and say, 'They gave me a standing ovation, ' and [he] was so shocked. The appearance for Kluber, who won the American League's top pitching honor in 2014, will be his first at home since the Indians lost Game 7 of the World Series previous year.
  • Mumps cases reach 20-year high in Texas

    Mumps cases reach 20-year high in Texas

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    DSHS alerted other states and received reports from 13 other mumps cases from people who moved to the area between March 8 and March 22. NET Health CEO George Roberts said there are several suspected cases in East Texas, but none confirmed.
  • Russia, Iran warn U.S. over strikes in Syria

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    The task of military planners was made riskier by the presence of Russian forces in Syria to support Assad's regime in its battle against rebel groups that include Islamic State and al-Qaeda fighters but also some backed by the U.S. "But neither regime change nor a full-on, unauthorized war against Syria is what we should be doing", Kaine said. The Syrian foreign minister denied the government's involvement in the Idlib incident, saying it had never nor would it ever use chemical weapons on ...
  • Capitals beat Bruins 3-1 in possible playoff preview

    Capitals beat Bruins 3-1 in possible playoff preview

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    That's precisely why the Bruins want to avoid them in the playoffs. "We're not going to get to choose regardless, so we can kind of sit back and we've got our 82 in before anybody else", Bruins forward David Backes said. The team said Khudobin wasn't feeling well. Rask stopped eight shots over the final 20 minutes of play. The Bruins finally put themselves on the board with 4:47 remaining in the second period, with Miller ripping home his sixth goal of the season.
  • Venom of Tiny Fish Could Lead to New Pain Treatments

    Venom of Tiny Fish Could Lead to New Pain Treatments

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    Another surprising evidence they got is that fang blenny fangs evolved before the venom . The proteomic analysis found that the components were a neuropeptide that occurs in cone snail venom, a lipase that resembles one found in scorpions, and an opioid peptide.
  • 1 dead, 11 poisoned in Michigan hotel carbon monoxide leak

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    Memorial Hospital of South Bend in IN is treating nine patients, eight children and one adult. Police say a Niles officer and a Berrien County sheriff's deputy were hospitalized for carbon monoxide overexposure. He says the staff members who discovered the boys immediately opened doors and called 911, which may have made all the difference. Jessica Hines, a spokeswoman for Lakeland Hospital there, told CNN one person was "confirmed dead on arrival".