Hernandez family planning private funeral in Connecticut

The family of the man who former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of murdering is asking the National Football League team to voluntarily pay damages - potentially millions of dollars - as part of a wrongful death lawsuit. More..

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by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Legal Marijuana Quinnipiac Poll Hits New High of Support

Since then, voters in eight states and Washington, D.C., have given it the green light. A new national Quinnipiac Poll found support for legal marijuana at an all-time high. "I do believe you will see gre...More..

It's Over! Facebook Live Killer Steve Stephens Kills Self in Pennsylvania
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

It's Over! Facebook Live Killer Steve Stephens Kills Self in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Police say the manhunt for the alleged "Facebook Killer" Steve Stephens is over. "When people go on the run like this, at some point in time, they need help", Cleveland police chief Calvin ...More..

California lawmaker rejects Justice Dept letter
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

California lawmaker rejects Justice Dept letter

Sessions sent letters to the nine jurisdictions, including Philadelphia , New York and Chicago, in the latest sign that the Trump administration intends to punish what are sometimes called sanctuary cities t...More..

Narendra Modi govt believes in inclusive society: Ravi Shankar Prasad
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Narendra Modi govt believes in inclusive society: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Last month, Prasad said Muslim women voted for the BJP during the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections because the party raised the issue of triple talaq. "Anwar-ul-Haq converted his motorcycle into an ambulance an...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

This Is Why You Shouldn't Get Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino

When looked at closely, the only pure ingredients in a Unicorn Frappuccino are milk and ice. Topped with whipped cream, and sprinkled with pink and blue fairy powders, the drink looks magical, and it tast...More..

Riot Fest 2017 lineup announced
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Riot Fest 2017 lineup announced

The band announced a United Kingdom tour for June along with the album reveal, and have now joined the lineup for Czech Republic fest Rock For People in July, and Chicago's Riot Fest in September. The weekend...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

China's economy gains steam; 1Q growth fastest since 2015

Its 2016 growth was its slowest in in 26 years. The country's total debt rose to 277% of GDP at the end of a year ago, sharply up from 125% at the end of 2008. Up to 10 cities have imposed rules that require ...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Justice Dept. threatens sanctuary cities

Similar letters were sent to officials in New Orleans, Philadelphia , Milwaukee and the California corrections department. On July 7, 2016 the Obama Department of Justice released updated guidelines th...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Ontario to tax non-resident foreign housing buyers 15%

Home sales across Canada hit a record high in March, with the actual national average price up 8.2 per cent compared with a year ago, and Toronto prices are up a record 33 per cent. Giorgio Cecatto, one of thos...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Pope sets May 13 as canonization date for Fatima siblings

President Trump will be attending the G7 summit May 26-27, sandwiched between a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels on May 25, and the Memorial Day holiday on May 29, making it hard to find e...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

This sticky Starbucks drink is driving baristas insane

So far, the early reviews appear mixed , with consumers describing the unicorn frappuccino's taste as everything from "sour Skittles" to " magical ". "Swirl it to reveal a color-changing spectacle of purpl...More..

Chacin throws gem to beat Diamondbacks 1-0
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Chacin throws gem to beat Diamondbacks 1-0

I would have been happier with a ball than an inch or two over the plate. "I just need to get consistent when I pitch away and do the same thing on the road - throw strikes and make pitches". Brandon Maurer pit...More..

Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?

The University of California at Berkeley is bracing for trouble next week, when conservative Ann Coulter has vowed to speak in defiance of the school's wishes. I don't think we've seen anybody who has cracked...More..

IL lawmakers hear from Colorado legal weed regulator about recreational pot
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

IL lawmakers hear from Colorado legal weed regulator about recreational pot

More than half of all states have legalized medical marijuana. The poll also showed that 71 percent of the subjects oppose the government's efforts to put an end to marijuana sales and use in the states w...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Aaron Hernandez was bisexual, and Odin Lloyd knew

Earlier on Friday, Lloyd's mother, Ursula Ward , and her attorney, Doug Sheff, said they were moving ahead with a civil suit against Hernandez's estate. A spokesperson for the Patriots on Friday said the team ...More..

Canada police charge woman with smuggling refugees from US
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Canada police charge woman with smuggling refugees from US

Michelle Omoruyi then was charged with one count of human smuggling and one count of conspiracy to commit human smuggling. Please support our efforts. border", the RCMP said in a news release. There were lone ...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Sugary Drinks Cause Aging In Brain And Poor Memory, Study Finds

The study found that the effect of consuming sugary drinks or sugar-sweetened beverages daily was equivalent to about 3.5 years of aging-related shrinkage or reduction in brain volume. "We recommend that peop...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

World Bank's Kim says 'encouraged' by Trump's interest in lender

The IMF reported this week that the world economy will expand 3.5 percent this year, up from 3.1 percent in 2016 and a sign that it is escaping a long period of lackluster growth that Lagarde once lamented as "...More..

Trump to meet Italian premier ahead of G-7 meeting in Italy
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Trump to meet Italian premier ahead of G-7 meeting in Italy

Ryan and other GOP leaders to schedule both votes next week, significantly testing a House Republican caucus with factions that often have different interests and reasons for scuttling major legislation for ide...More..

Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species

IL lawmakers are learning more about what it takes to legalize marijuana for recreational use from the state that pioneered it - Colorado. Despite a partisan split in support for legalization, Americans from ...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Most Americans approve of athletes using pot for pain, poll says

The Marist Poll also asked whether respondents support legalizing medical marijuana , and that number is higher: a whopping 83 percent in favor. According to the Marijuana Policy Project, a pro-legalizatio...More..

Trump to meet with Italian prime minister
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Trump to meet with Italian prime minister

This week, Trump met with Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni. Gentiloni met U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington Thursday. But though Trump defined the United States of America and Italy as "vital allie...More..

Alleged kidnapper, Tad Cummins, to be arraigned Monday
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Alleged kidnapper, Tad Cummins, to be arraigned Monday

Sheriff deputies in Siskiyou County on Thursday rescued Thomas and arrested Tad Cummins , 50, a former teacher at her school in Maury County, Tennessee, from a cabin near Yreka, California, about 60 miles (1...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Lawyer for Odin Lloyd's family calls on Patriots to pay damages

Although the hanging was officially ruled a suicide, the family hopes to conduct an independent probe of the circumstances around the death. Investigators say the former Patriot was found with a bible and 3 h...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Canada Day 2018 shouldn't be about legalizing marijuana: Bill Blair

Although public opinion is generally supportive of cannabis legalization, Canada's medical profession has expressed concern about the dangers posed by setting too low a minimum legal age . Uruguay , in South A...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Berkeley reverses decision to cancel Ann Coulter speech

Coulter, however, said the cancellation of her speech was not " rescinded " and that the university added "more burdensome" conditions on her visit. The administrator said school officials have informed the...More..

Chelsea favourite confesses he 'loves' Tottenham's 'monster' team
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Chelsea favourite confesses he 'loves' Tottenham's 'monster' team

That is the position we wanted to be in and now we have achieved it. "Chelsea have players that won the World Cup and, if you compare with our players, they haven't won anything - maybe some titles". I'm repe...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Local Egg Hunts held Saturday and Sunday

The adrenaline rushing egg hunt is different from most egg hunts with hunters racing for empty eggs and redeeming an entire bag of candy for them. "Easter means having fun with your family and spending time w...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

"Finally she's in safe hands": Missing teen's friend speaks out

In the days before he allegedly abducted his 15-year-old student, Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins refilled a prescription for Cialis, took out a loan for quick cash and made hotel reservations in another state,...More..

Elizabeth Thomas Returns Home To Tennessee
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Elizabeth Thomas Returns Home To Tennessee

It's a relationship that had been investigated previously, and culminated on March 13 . They disappeared a few weeks after a student reported seeing Cummins and Elizabeth kissing in a classroom. The 49-yea...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Cahill treated for small kidney stone; doubtful for FA Cup semi

You still have a little over a months to pick up some FA Cup Final Tickets as the event takes place on May 27th, with a start time still TBD. It seems inevitable Pochettino's name will be linked to some o...More..

Political satirist arrested for insulting Chandrababu Naidu
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Political satirist arrested for insulting Chandrababu Naidu

At a programme near Vijayawada , Naidu said that there was an urgent need to control derogatory comments on social media. Ravi Kiran, known for lampooning politicians on his Facebook page " Political Punch "...More..

Liberals table bill to legalize pot
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Liberals table bill to legalize pot

It would set the minimum age to purchase cannabis at 18, but provinces can increase that minimum age how they see fit. "The law as it stands today has been an abject failure", said Public Safety Ministe...More..

Italian court finds link between cell phone use and tumor
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Italian court finds link between cell phone use and tumor

It was the first trial court verdict in the world "to recognize a link between cellphone use and the development of brain tumor". "I started to have the feeling of my right ear being blocked all the time and ...More..