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Colorado Senate OKs bill aimed at avoiding pot crackdown

Recreational pot is legal in eight states plus Washington, D.C., and medical marijuana is legal in more than half the country. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Republican Sen. Tim Neville, a sponsor of the bill, has said recreational pot businesses need to have the option of converting their goods into medicinal pot to stay in business.

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Rex Tillerson: US will fight crimes against innocents anywhere

Experts quickly cast doubt on Russia's explanation for Syria's worst chemical attack since 2013, when Assad, an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, is believed to have used sarin gas to kill as many as 1,400 people in the outskirts of Damascus , Syria's capital.

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One killed, four injured in Missouri ammunition plant explosion

The facility is owned by the service but operated by Orbital-ATK and produces more than 1 billion rounds of small-caliber ammunition each year. The factory also operates the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation test center. It claims to have produced 17 billion rounds of small-caliber ammunition at the Lake City facility for US and allied troops. The property holds more than 400 buildings, including nine warehouses.

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Hewitt proud of "both boys" in Davis Cup

Belgium or Italy await Australia in the semi-finals, with the Belgians leading the tie 2-1 going into day three. The victor of the this quarterfinal will go on to play either Belgium or Italy in the semifinals, to be held in September. France need to win just one more rubber to eliminate Great Britain, who are severely weakened with the absence of Andy Murray. The Americans hit back in the doubles yesterday but Kyrgios, who has been in superb form this week, was too good for Querrey and ...

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Virus May Trigger Celiac Disease, Study Says

A common virus may be responsible for triggering the human body's immune response to gluten proteins, which results in celiac diseases . Such viruses may play a role in the development of autoimmune disorders such as celiac disease and type 1 diabetes.

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UNLV 'very excited' to share Las Vegas stadium with Raiders

After failing to even entertain the last-minute offers put out by the city of Oakland, the National Football League owners voted on Monday to allow the Raiders to move to Las Vegas. She said the existing Coliseum would be demolished by 2024, with the Oakland Athletics baseball team either moving to a new stadium at the Coliseum site or somewhere else in the city.

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London terror attack: Last suspect released

The terror attacker, Khalid Masood, 52 was shot dead from a single gunshot wound to the chest. All those arrested in connection with the Westminster terror attack have now been released with no further action, the Met police have said. The inquest into the death of Khalid Masood opened and adjourned on Thursday (30 March) under the same coroner. British mother Aysha Frade, pensioner Leslie Rhodes and American tourist Kurt Cochran died of injuries sustained during the rampage.

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Trump warns GOP Freedom Caucus after failed health bill

Trump's challenges in dealing with his own Republican Party and with opposition Democrats come at a time when the president is attempting to follow in the footsteps of his predecessors, many of whom found it a challenge to make the transition from presidential candidate to commander-in-chief.

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South Sudan Rebels Release Two Abducted Indian Oil Workers

Ayaz Hussain Jamali, a resident of Pakistan's southern Badin district, was working for an global petroleum company when he was kidnapped in South Sudan's capital Juba several weeks ago. AFPOver 60 000 South Sudanese refugees have entered the Sudan in the first three months of 2017 according to recent United Nations reports. (L to R) Indians Midhun Ganesh and Edward Ambrose and Pakistani Ayaz Hussein Jamali, look on upon their arrival at Khartoum airport on March 30, 2017.

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China hopes Xi-Trump meeting to direct ties in new era

President Trump will host Xi for two days at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. US President Donald Trump predicted an upcoming meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping would be "very difficult" Thursday, laying out an adversarial tone ahead of a high-profile summit.

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Tuberculosis cases on a rise: 162 cases up from a year ago

Friday marks the United Nations' World Tuberculosis Day, aimed at raising awareness of a disease that kills an estimated 1.8 million people every year. Dr. Kaushik added, "Proposed National Strategic Plan for Tuberculosis Elimination, 2017-25 states that it is important to reach out to all the Drug Sensitive TB and Drug Resistant TB cases with an emphasis on reaching TB patients seeking care from private providers and undiagnosed TB in high-risk populations".

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Bernie Sanders: Dems should get credit for killing AHCA

Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter Welch said he would introduce the same bill in the House of Representatives. Still, Bernie Sanders is not going to pass up an opportunity like this to advocate for Medicare for all and single-payer healthcare, which is exactly what he did.

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Cricket Australia applauds Smith's honesty, team's fight

At the end of the rubber, which India won 2-1, an Australian scribe asked if Kohli still considered Smith's men his friends off the field as he had said at the start of the series, the skipper gave a no holds barred answer. The Indian captain Virat Kohli has already said that he is agitating over himself, why he could not play on the best batting surface available in India.

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NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas, so what now?

As Davis told reporters, the Raiders have consecutive one-year options to play at the Oakland Coliseum, and they plan to play there in 2017. He acknowledged some fans in Oakland will be disappointed, but said his goal in the meantime was to "bring a championship to Oakland".

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Breastfeeding doesn't make kids smarter, study finds

However, it's important to note that there are many socio-economic factors that affect a child's cognitive development. The researchers found that children breastfed for six months or more had lower rates of hyperactivity and improved problem-solving skills at three.

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Martin O'Neill: Neil Taylor's tackle on Seamus Coleman was "very poor"

O'Neill admitted to having mixed emotions as he dealt with the initial fall-out of seeing Coleman taken off the field. Coleman broke his leg from a nasty challenge by Wales' defender Neil Taylor who was immediately shown a red in their goalless World Cup qualifier on Friday, March 24.

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Oakland Raiders will move to Las Vegas

Raiders quarterback, Derek Carr , 25, spoke out about the move with mixed emotions. Although they have been approved to move to Las Vegas, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the Raiders will remain the Oakland Raiders - as long as they are playing in Oakland.

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USDA On Alert For Deadly Strain Of Avian Flu Found In China

A case of avian influenza has been detected in a commercial poultry flock in western Kentucky. The affected premises is under quarantine, and the flock of approximately 22,000 hens was depopulated as a precautionary measure, Dr. Olson says it's good Tennessee state officials have taken the lead to help poultry producers with any HPAI concerns. Don't haul disease home - Clean vehicles and cages.

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More babies in strollers, cribs winding up in ER

Those statistics worry the study's senior author, Dr. Gary Smith, the director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital, in Columbus, Ohio. Infants got hurt because they fell when they were in one of these nursery products . That led researchers to work with lawmakers and manufacturers to devise tougher safety standards and product revisions - like making the walkers too wide to fit through doorways.

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RIP Omsin, The Coin-Eating Turtle

Nantarika Chansue , a veterinarian surgeon who removed 11 pounds of coins from the turtle's stomach on March 6, according to the Daily Mail . The turtle swallowed 915 coins that tourists threw into the pond. After the initial operation, a gap left in Omsin's stomach caused her intestine to become strangled, blocking blood flow. Her operation had been reportedly crowdfunded though donations by the Thai public, which is now questioning the practice of throwing coins into water bodies for good ...

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CBS Renews The Big Bang Theory for Two More Years

For The Big Bang Theory , where the actors are also entitled to share in the show's profit, their own high salaries effectively undermine the network's ability to deliver a profit on the show. Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch are reportedly not yet confirmed to reprise their role for the next seasons of " The Big Bang Theory ". "Every time the big bang theory gets renewed I die a little inside", said a fan.

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Medicos toast tests of new cholesterol drug

More cautious doctors insisted they needed proof that it prevents heart attacks and strokes. However, most of the patients who require the drug can not afford it because it costs a whopping $ 14,523 every year. Due to its steep pricing, most medical insurances do not want to pay for the drug. After a follow-up period of around two years, it showed that the risk of heart attack, stroke and coronary revascularisation was cut by 27%, 21% and 22%, respectively.

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No reports of avian flu in local poultry, but farmers taking precautions

The USDA on March 5 confirmed that one was the United States' first infection of highly pathogenic flu in commercial poultry in a year. In 2014 and 2015, a US avian flu outbreak required the slaughter of 50 million chickens (mostly egg-laying hens) and turkeys.

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Rio state to vaccinate population against yellow fever

While viral transmission of yellow fever has been limited to forest dwelling mosquitoes in jungle areas, these regions are close to major urban centers like Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo. "The yellow fever outbreak in Brazil is yet another reminder of the dangers posed by mosquito-borne diseases around the world", said Erin Staples, a medical epidemiologist at the CDC .

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Young South Koreans are jubilant over their president's firing

In a televised ruling , acting chief justice Lee Jung-mi said Park's "violation of the country's constitution and law were grave enough to warrant her permanent ouster". Park supporters, gathered near Seoul's Constitutional Court and reportedly numbering in the thousands, were hemmed by a ring of police officers and vehicles.