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Judge orders Hernandez death evidence preserved

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According to Newsweek , Hernandez left a suicide note specifically addressed to his prison boyfriend , who is now on suicide watch himself. Prosecutors in Worcester County, Massachusetts, confirmed the death of former National Football League player Aaron Hernandez as suicide. Read More »

Pharmacy distributors want in on Canada's legalized marijuana regime

Sixty-one percent of those polled believe that the drug should be legalized for recreational use. By a long shot, cannabis finished last on the list of drugs respondents considered the worst threat for long term health effects. This is at odds with federal law, which still considers marijuana a schedule 1 drug , which is what it classifies those with "no now accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse", on the same level as heroin, LSD and peyote. Read More »

Facebook Murder Suspect Recognized at McDonald's; Employee Alerted Police

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Police said that the suspect, 37-year-old Steve Stephens, apparently chose his victim at random, and then uploaded a video of the murder to Facebook. Stephens was tracked down and found dead by police after he was recognized by a McDonald's employee while ordering food at the drive-thru window on Tuesday in Erie County, Pennsylvania. Read More »

Do your bit, save the planet: Google's Earth Day Doodle

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Also, there was a campaign to create awareness among the masses to save water. As part of the Earth Day activities, the United States embassy, in cooperation with programme partner Clean Air Asia, organised a two-day campaign "Better Air, Better Earth" to promote air quality awareness. Read More »

Golf ball pieces from harvest cause hash brown recall

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McCain said it has "stringent supply standards" but did not detail how the problem happened. The recall affects Roundy's two-pound bag of Frozen Souther Style Hash Browns and Harris Teeter two-pound Bag of Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns at supermarkets in several different states. Read More »

Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on Harley-Davidson (HOG)

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Harley-Davidson's revenue was down 15.7% on a year-over-year basis. Argus reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Harley-Davidson in a research note on Friday, February 3rd. William Blair analyst S. Zackfia now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $4.14 per share for the year, down from their prior estimate of $4.22. Read More »

Assets Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

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If the county fails to provide proof that it does follow the law, the DOJ says it can take away the Byrne justice assistance grant - money that helps local law enforcement agencies investigate crimes and assist victims. The metropolitan police department could lose $975,000 in federal grants if the Justice Department decides it isn't cooperating. Lombardo says the Clark County jail assigns guards to notify ICE about risky immigrant criminals during booking. Read More »

Constitution gave us rights, not government: Owaisi

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We don't get Muslim votes. "We gave them sanctity?" "I salute Karimul Haq, tea garden worker whose selfless ambulance service to people impressed Narendra Modi to honour him with Padma Award", he said in a tweet. "India's human resources contribute to the U.S. economy and many American firms benefit in Bengaluru and other parts of the country where they have set up development centres to use our unique talent in creating products for their global markets", he pointed out. Read More »

Starbucks barista loses it over unicorn frappuccino

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Finally, customers have the details on what a Unicorn Frappucino is , and how to get one. Colbert sipped the concoction on The Late Show and joked that it was called the unicorn frappuccino "because the name "Sugary Affront to God" was taken". Read More »

Trump warming to EU trade deal with Britain behind in queue

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US President Donald Trump has reportedly bumped the United Kingdom down the queue for a new free trade deal after German Chancellor Angela Merkel convinced him that he should first strike a deal with the EU. Whereas the United States exported $55bn from Britain and imported $54bn. Trade became a major issue during the Brexit campaign when the then-president Barack Obama said Britain would go to "the back of the queue" for a deal if it voted to leave. Read More »

Jawbreaker not playing Sound on Sound 2017

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Jawbreaker will headline Riot Fest alongside Nine Inch Nails and Queens of the Stone Age. Past year it was the original Misfits. They also have managed to grab some of the biggest headliners around, Nine Inch Nails and Queens of the Stone Age . Read More »

China's home prices accelerate in March on-month, highlighting policy challenges

The reading was an improvement compared to the average analyst expectations of 6.8% in a poll conducted by AFP. The world's second-largest economy grew 6.9% in the first quarter, topping economists' estimates of a 6.8% increase. Of 70 large and medium-sized cities surveyed, 24 cities witnessed a slower price rise year on year in March, up from 20 in February, said the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Read More »

Surgeon general asked to resign

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The full reasons for the Trump administration's request that he step down aren't clear. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was asked to resign by the White House on Friday after assisting in the transition to the Trump administration. The NRA was incensed by a 2013 letter from health professionals that Murthy signed that called "for Congress to pass stronger gun legislation immediately and for us to develop a comprehensive national plan to stop gun violence". Read More »

Woman Reveals Pregnancy to Her Husband with a Unicorn Frappuccino

The press release says "only the rarest of humans will probably want to complete it". Starbucks is serving its vibrant new drink, which is already blowing up social media, starting April 19 - just in time for 4/20. "The lady just came through our drive thru at Starbucks and asked us to write on it for her!", Renee tells PEOPLE. Colorado barista Braden Burson posted a video on Twitter complaining that the drink was hard to make. Read More »

Tomas, Miller lead Diamondbacks to 11-2 win over Padres

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Pollock's in the third and Jake Lamb's in the fourth - were stranded as momentum snowballed until Manuel Margot singled as a pinch-hitter for Chacin in the eighth. "There's all the potential for him to be one of the absolute elite players in the game", Green said. The Diamondbacks are 5-1 in their last 6 during game 3 of a series, 0-6 in Corbins last 6 road starts and 1-5 in Corbins last 6 starts with 4 days of rest. Read More »

Port Jervis Police to hold drug take-back program

City Police in Port Jervis will hold a prescription drug take-back program to prevent drug abuse and theft by ridding homes of potentially risky, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. "It just makes it easier for them to drop off unwanted, unused medications, to be destroyed so it doesn't go down the drain". Medications you use for legitimate reasons are often subject to theft and can lead to addiction and ultimately even drug trafficking. Read More »

Mother of man Hernandez killed is reliving pain

The Patriots have not commented on the issue. It might allow Hernandez's estate to collect about $6 million that the Patriots owed to him prior to his murder conviction. He had been serving a life sentence without parole for the 2013 slaying of a onetime friend. The fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez, had filed court papers on behalf of Hernandez's estate, asking that prison officials be barred from altering or destroying any potential evidence. Read More »

Canada police charge woman with smuggling refugees from US

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At the same time, "several" people were picked up by a border patrol in the U.S. state of North Dakota, he said. They were transferred to the Canada Border Services Agency, processed and released. from applying for asylum in Canada. There were lone crossers in Alberta and New Brunswick. Others had Canada in their sights all along as their final destination, obtaining USA visas exclusively for the goal of coming here. Read More »

Trudeau hosting Italian PM in Ottawa following Trump visit

The US played a key role in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation bombing campaign that helped rebels oust Moammar Gadhafi, the Libyan leader, in 2011. After the Italian prime minister's visit to Washington , the two world leaders are expected to reunite in Italy for the G7 summit in late May. The two leaders also concurred that "Assad can not be the future in Syria". Read More »

Support to legalize marijuana hits all-time high

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That percentage is close to what other studies have found. The belief that pot should be legal has reached a new high in CBS News polls . Sixty-one percent of Americans now say the it should be, a five-point increase from a year ago. Most Americans view marijuana in particular as safer than alcohol. Now seven states and Washington, D.C. have legalized cannabis for recreational use, and 28 states have medical marijuana laws on the books. Read More »

Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species

Steans doesn't expect any action on the effort until January at the earliest. Email your members of Congress and demand an end to federal prohibition. Ron Wyden, introduced a legislative package that would open a path to marijuana legalization and reform. With state legalization sweeping the nation, it may come as no surprise that support for federal legalization has reached an all-time high (no pun intended). Read More »

Sweet drinks may damage the brain, studies show

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Now, studies have shown even worse potential perils to consuming artificially flavored drinks. In one study, the observed effect was equivalent to a 3.5-year difference in brain aging seen on MRI and a 13-year difference in memory test performance, researchers from Boston University School of Medicine found, writes Dr. Read More »

Hope France vote strengthens European Union prospects, Italian Premier

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President Trump hosted Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at the White House on Thursday, giving Trump an opportunity to talk about one of his favorite subjects - North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defense spending. Italy said the US strikes were "proportionate" given the "war crimes" committed by the Assad government. "Now, the commitment must be political, and therefore in the cooperation between the US and Italy and other key partners in the region, the goal is to broaden the basis ... Read More »

Teacher Who Allegedly Abducted Teen Girl Found

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Over that time, the school says it took several stepsto address the situation - opening an investigation on January 25, removing Elizabeth from Cummins' class, monitoring the teacher to be sure students weren't in his classroom when they weren't supposed to be. Read More »

Victim's Mother Seeks Patriots' Payout in Hernandez Case

Hernandez was recently acquitted of the 2012 murder of two Boston men. Authorities said on Thursday three handwritten notes were found near a Bible in his cell, though their contents were not made public. "I pray to God that his soul is at peace", she said. "I'm sorry to all of the families that have been effected by this not only my family but his family", Ward said. Read More »

Justin Trudeau To Launch Plans To Legalise Marijuana Across Canada

However, Canada's provinces and territories, which under the constitution have regulatory powers, can set a higher legal age . Households will be allowed to grow up to four marijuana plants. Although recreational marijuana use has been legalized in some US states, including Colorado and Washington, Canada would be the first Group of Seven country to legalize it nationally. Read More »

Ann Coulter asked back to Berkeley after scrapped visit

University spokesman Dan Mogulof said that posters went up on campus last week threatening disruption of the event and officials discovered "targeted threats" on various websites indicating the possibility of planned violence. As Coulter explained, "If Berkeley wants to have free speech , it can have it". "Our job is to stabilize the situation", said captain Alex Yao of the university police department on Thursday, "and to minimize chaos, and not contribute to it". Read More »

Chelsea and Tottenham dominate EPL team of the year

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The former England worldwide also said that Chelsea has given him a platform to compete against the best and break records, when he became the Blues' most decorated player with 14 major honours, including one Champions League trophy, four Premier League titles, one Europa League, five FA Cups and three League Cups. Read More »

Easter egg hunt back on after fugitive's arrest

The sun was shining for the annual Rockport Community Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Rockport Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce. Local residents enjoyed the opportunity to take photos of their children with the Easter Bunny and let their children participate in the egg hunt. Read More »

Lawyer: Kidnapped 15-year-old girl back home in Tennessee

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Cummins and the teenager, Elizabeth Thomas, have been missing since March 13 when the pair fled Culleoka (they were facing an investigation into their supposed sexual relationship after a fellow student claimed they saw them kissing in an empty classroom). Read More »

Compound in marijuana seems to help with severe form of epilepsy

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According to the study, "nearly 40 percent of people with LGS, which starts in childhood, had at least a 50 percent reduction in drop seizures when taking a liquid form of cannabidiol compared to 15 percent taking a placebo". LGS is characterized by multiple types of seizures, including stiffening and drop seizures. Side effects were reported by 94 percent of those in the higher-dose group, 84 percent of those taking the lower dose and 72 percent of those taking the placebo. Read More »