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Author: 0 Marijuana businesses rush to decipher Sessions' decision as legal experts advise caution

Sessions, a longtime critic of marijuana legalization, says it causes spikes in violence and crime. The immediate reaction to Thursday's news from the marijuana industry and some members of Congress was alarm. In addition, 29 states and the federal district have legalized medical marijuana. She did not elaborate. The move comes as Governor-elect Phil Murphy, a Democrat who campaigned on legalizing recreational marijuana in New Jersey, prepares to take office on January 16.

Author: 0 Jake Tapper Shuts Down Stephen Miller For 'Wasting My Viewers' Time'

Tapper abruptly ended the interview, saying: "I think I've wasted enough of my viewer's time". Miller said Tapper was being "condescending" and described CNN's coverage of the Trump administration as "hysterical" and "toxic" when Tapper asked about whether Trump was mentally fit to serve in the Whtie House.

World News Man arrested for harassing Tendulkar's daughter
Author: 0 Man arrested for harassing Tendulkar's daughter

The arrest was made by a team of Mumbai police in coordination with East Midnapore district police authorities. "I fetched the landline number of Tendulkar and have called on it some 20 times.Have never seen her in person", Debkumar Maity told police, as reported by India Today .

World News At least 17 civilians killed in Syria airstrikes, says monitor
Author: 0 At least 17 civilians killed in Syria airstrikes, says monitor

Backed by Russian strikes, government forces have intensified military operations there, tightening a siege that residents and aid workers say uses starvation as a weapon of war, something the regime denies. The Observatory said Saturday's deadliest strikes had hit the Hammuriyeh district, killing 12 civilians including four children. Russia's Defense Ministry says two of its soldiers were killed in a mortar attack on the Russian air base in Syria.

World News Sydney's record smashed in nightmare heatwave
Author: 0 Sydney's record smashed in nightmare heatwave

In the western suburbs, the mercury will soar to 45degC in Penrith . A total fire ban was issued for the Greater Sydney and Hunter regions, as much of the country struggled through the record heatwave. Environmental health director Dr Ben Scalley, NSW Health, said ozone pollution caused by vehicle exhaust and industrial fumes and gets worse on hot, still days.

World News Pakistan relationship with China and USA not the same, says official
Author: 0 Pakistan relationship with China and USA not the same, says official

After Djibouti, China is planning to build its second foreign naval base in Pakistan, according to a South China Morning Post report . "Gwadar port can't provide specific services for warships", Zhou said; hence the need for a new base. Chinese ships patrolling the Indian Ocean must obtain supplies that are now unavailable in Pakistan, and the construction of a naval base and new rail lines in Balochistan would meet those needs.

World News Privilege motion on Rahul Gandhi with Speaker
Author: 0 Privilege motion on Rahul Gandhi with Speaker

According to Rajya Sabha TV, Naidu concluded on examining Yadav's notice that there was prima facie a question of privilege and referred the matter to the Speaker for further consideration. "The name of the Leader of the House Arun Jaitley has been intentionally published by the Congress President with malafide intentions to defame this House", Yadav had told the Chair.

World News Taiwan releases North Korea oil smuggling suspect on bail
Author: 0 Taiwan releases North Korea oil smuggling suspect on bail

Japan stressed Friday that a decision by the US and South Korea to delay a huge military drill was not tantamount to an easing of the pressure on North Korea. There, they will discuss ongoing military tensions as well as the North's offer to send a delegation to the Winter Olympics being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, starting February 7.

World News 1 winning Powerball ticket to claim $570 million jackpot
Author: 0 1 winning Powerball ticket to claim $570 million jackpot

The drawing for the Mega Millions jackpot is scheduled for 11 p.m. on Friday. It now sits at $570 million and would be the eighth largest lottery prize in US history. The Powerball jackpot was the nation's seventh largest. The Mega Millions pot ballooned after it went untouched since October 13, when it paid out a paltry $42 million.

World News Trump Says He's Not Under Investigation, But 'Maybe Hillary Is'
Author: 0 Trump Says He's Not Under Investigation, But 'Maybe Hillary Is'

Trump said a New York Times story that outlined his unsuccessful attempt to stop attorney general Jeff Sessions from recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation was "off, not way off, but off". . The Russia investigation has cast a shadow over Trump's first year in office, and despite claims from the president's lawyers that it will soon come to an end, news reports indicate that it could continue well into 2018.

World News Contestants step out of the house to meet their fans
Author: 0 Contestants step out of the house to meet their fans

However, when the neighbours entered the house, Luv seemed to fade into the background and often used others to shield himself from tough tasks as well as nominations. I'm thankful to all the people who have been supporting him and the people who especially took out time from their busy schedules to visit mall for live voting.

World News Costa sent off after scoring Atletico victor
Author: 0 Costa sent off after scoring Atletico victor

Including Costa's double booking, Atletico were shown seven yellow cards to Getafe's three, but Simeone did not criticise referee Jose Luis Munuera Montero. Simeone went on to agree that the tempestuous nature of the match had made things hard for the match officials, but hailed his stars for making it through the nitty gritty and holding out for the victory.

World News 32 missing after tanker, freighter collide off China
Author: 0 32 missing after tanker, freighter collide off China

Thirty-two people, mostly Iranians , were missing Sunday after an oil tanker collided with a cargo ship off the coast of east China , the transport ministry said. local time (1200GMT). "There are fuel stains on the sea, the rescue is going on". The second vessel involved was a Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship carrying 64,000 tonnes of grain.

World News Sanjay Dutt Biopic, Starring Ranbir Kapoor, Gets A June Release Date
Author: 0 Sanjay Dutt Biopic, Starring Ranbir Kapoor, Gets A June Release Date

The film is being directed by Rajkumar Hirani and is produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. Dia Mirza essays the role Maanyata Dutt, Sanjay's current wife while Karishma Tanna and Vicky Kaushal will be seen in supporting roles. We are trying to show a very human side of Sanjay Dutt, his perils, his downfall, his will to fight, his time in jail, terrorism charges, his drug phase, how he handled his mother's death two days before the release of his debut film, his relationship with his father.

World News Iran stages pro-government rallies, derides Trump 'blunder' at UN
Author: 0 Iran stages pro-government rallies, derides Trump 'blunder' at UN

President Donald Trump's hypocritical approach towards recent protests in Iran , Tehran Times writes."Trump has odd way of showing such respect for Iranians: from labeling them a "terrorist nation" and banning them from visiting the U.S., to petty insults on the name of the Persian Gulf.

World News Virginia Republican David Yancey Wins Tie-Breaking Drawing
Author: 0 Virginia Republican David Yancey Wins Tie-Breaking Drawing

Simonds and her supporters attended the drawing but were silent as Virginia State Board of Elections Chair James Alcorn read Yancey's name as the victor. The voter also drew a single slash through the bubble for Simonds and picked Republican candidates in statewide races. With Yancey's win, the GOP appears poised to retain control of the chamber.

World News Kansas election chief charges 2 more with voter fraud
Author: 0 Kansas election chief charges 2 more with voter fraud

But there has been no evidence to back up that claim, and the president's assertions have been dismissed by election officials and experts. Trump formed the commission last May to examine the USA electoral system for evidence of large-scale voter fraud.

World News Yogi Government paints Lucknow Haj house saffron
Author: 0 Yogi Government paints Lucknow Haj house saffron

Meerut: Farmers protesting to get an adequate price for their produce, dumped quintals of rotten potatoes on the road leading to CM Adityanath's residence in Lucknow . Notably, after coming to power in the state, the Yogi Adityanath government chose to fix a minimum support price for potato at Rs 487 per quintal in a bid to encourage the potato growers.

World News Hafiz Saeed serves Rs 100 million 'defamation' notice to Pak defence minister
Author: 0 Hafiz Saeed serves Rs 100 million 'defamation' notice to Pak defence minister

Pakistan, buckling under pressure from the U.S., at a press release also made public 72 groups that it has banned. Trump pushing Pak closer to China: media US President Donald Trump's recent outburst on Pakistan will further boost economic and defence ties between Beijing and Islamabad, including China acquiring a Pakistani military base close to Iran's Chabahar port, a Chinese media report said.

World News Imran Khan has proposed marriage to Bushra Maneka: PTI
Author: 0 Imran Khan has proposed marriage to Bushra Maneka: PTI

Rasheed criticised the Islamic scholars all across the country, saying that he was the first to notice and condemn the alleged provision in Khatm-e-Nabuwwat clause. Imran's political secretary Awn Chaudry and PTI spokesman Naeem Ul Haq, who reportedly attended the wedding, denied the reports. The bride filed for the dissolution of her marriage with a government servant some months back.

World News Fire at Shiv Shakti Industrial State Building in Mumbai's Lower Parel Doused
Author: 0 Fire at Shiv Shakti Industrial State Building in Mumbai's Lower Parel Doused

The fire was confined to the ground and first floor area of the studio where shootings were usually held. Mumbai: A massive fire gutted the CineVista Studios here on Saturday but there were no casualties. The actress of the show, Jennifer Winget was present at the Cinevista Studio when the fire took place. The fire at Cinevista is reportedly of level 2 and according to a video shared by a user on Twitter, huge flames can be seen coming out of the building.

World News Saudi princes detained following protest over utility bills
Author: 0 Saudi princes detained following protest over utility bills

The princes were being detained at Al-Hayer prison south of Riyadh, the capital, pending trial. Saudi Arabia has changed the status of national oil firm Aramco to a joint-stock company as of January 1, the kingdom's official bulletin said on Friday, in a major step ahead of a planned initial public offering.

World News Major New York airports shut down during storm
Author: 0 Major New York airports shut down during storm

De-icing activity, slippery runways, poor visibility and gusty winds will lead to flight delays in New York City, Boston, Hartford, Connecticut, and Philadelphia. There were concerns in Boston and elsewhere that if roads aren't properly cleared, they could freeze into cement-like icy messes by Friday, given the expected low temperatures.

World News Forget snakes: Rat on a plane cancels flight to Portland
Author: 0 Forget snakes: Rat on a plane cancels flight to Portland

Kennedy International Airport (171 flights cancelled), LaGuardia Airport (201 flights cancelled) and Philadelphia International Airport (57 flights cancelled), according to FlightAware. A record-setting blast of cold is expected to follow the system. As always, travelers are urged to review their tickets and to double check with their airlines before heading to the airport.

World News 100 plus cold-stunned sea turtles rescued as cold temps invade Florida
Author: 0 100 plus cold-stunned sea turtles rescued as cold temps invade Florida

When temperatures drop, stunned sea turtles may float listlessly in the water on or near shore. Manatees are another Florida species that may need help when cold weather hits. "We're experiencing a cold stun event in St. Joseph Bay". Affected fish may appear lethargic and may be seen at the surface where the water may be warmer from the sun.