Feds look to establish cannabis tracking system in legalized regime

Cannabis possession is illegal in most countries under a 1925 treaty called the International Opium Convention, and trafficking can carry the death penalty in extreme cases. The survey, conducted by the Angus Reid Institute (ARI) shortly after the ... More..

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Pro-pot activists plan to hand out joints outside Capitol
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Pro-pot activists plan to hand out joints outside Capitol

The House vote came Thursday on the 4/20 holiday after it debated whether to try stamping out attempts to use religious freedoms to open places where marijuana users can gather. Yet uncertainty over the Trump a...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Arkansas execution plan again thrown into doubt

Johnson's attorneys requested additional DNA testing on evidence that they say could prove his innocence in the 1993 rape and killing of Carol Heath. An hour before Scott's show aired, correspondent Casey Ste...More..

Trump Draws the Line: It's 'Hollywood vs. Georgia' in June Runoff Election
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Trump Draws the Line: It's 'Hollywood vs. Georgia' in June Runoff Election

Democrat Jon Ossoff drew 48.1 percent of the vote in Tuesday's special election, just shy of the 50 percent needed to win the most closely watched US congressional race since Trump took office in January. "I th...More..

No civilian casualties in USA massive bombing against IS in Afghanistan: commander
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

No civilian casualties in USA massive bombing against IS in Afghanistan: commander

In a press briefing on Friday, Gen John Nicholson, commander of USA forces in Afghanistan, said: "We have U.S. forces at the site and we see no evidence of civilian casualties nor have there been reports ". ...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Tom Brady Skipping White House Visit

The president praised the "culture dedicated to winning" that coach Bill Belichick created in the Patriots organization. "They've won more division titles, conference championships, and Super Bowl wins than...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Arkansas governor disappointed by court ruling

According to KARK, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is weighing her legal options in responding to the court's decision to stay Johnson's execution. The judge facing re-election, Courtney Goodson, lost...More..

Arkansas court blocks 1 execution set for Thursday
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Arkansas court blocks 1 execution set for Thursday

In this Monday evening, April 17, 2017 photo, the sun sets behind clouds over an Arkansas State Police command post outside the Varner Unit of the Arkansas Department of Correction near Varner. The sentences ...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Trump boasts about victory in response to tax returns pressure

Yesterday, in Washington , New York and dozens of other cities, protesters loudly said that's not the case. Since the resignation of Richard Nixon, all presidential candidates of both parties have released...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Facebook's Zuck: 'We have work to do to prevent tragedies'

The post said the company had been too slow to respond to Stephens' videos and posts, particularly the video of the murder, and that it is working to find ways to make reporting and flagging content more effect...More..

Boxer Adrien Broner arrested on warrant in Cincinnati area
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Boxer Adrien Broner arrested on warrant in Cincinnati area

Covington police arrested Broner due to an outstanding warrant for operating a vehicle under the influence. The 27-year-old Cincinnati native was released from jail on $503 bond less than four hours after bei...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Miami's Chen has no-hitter through 6 innings vs. Seattle

Chen was in total control, throwing 64 of his 100 pitches for strikes and flummoxing the Mariners hitters with his curveball and changeup. Mitch Haniger's one-out double in the ninth inning saved the Mariners...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Mexican's immigration status is in dispute over deportation

A young man who was protected from deportation under an Obama-era program aimed at allowing immigrants brought to the United States as children to stay was sent back to his native Mexico by US border authoritie...More..

Justice Gorsuch Jumps Right Into Questioning In Supreme Court Debut
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Justice Gorsuch Jumps Right Into Questioning In Supreme Court Debut

Reuters deemed Gorsuch "a frequent and energetic questioner" and said he "exhibited composure and confidence" during the arguments. The other two cases the justices will hear Monday involve a property disp...More..

Courts stop Arkansas' bid to kill eight in 11 days
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Courts stop Arkansas' bid to kill eight in 11 days

Anti-death penalty supporters Abraham Bonowitz, left, and Randy Gardner wait near their taped off "protest corral" outside the Varner Unit late Monday, April 17, 2017 near Varner, Ark. McKesson salesman Tim Jen...More..

Patriots hit back at New York Times over White House tweet
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Patriots hit back at New York Times over White House tweet

Brady said Wednesday he was "so happy and excited" that the Patriots were being honored at the White House - an event typically held for the winning Super Bowl team. The team has not officially commented ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'

With her shock announcement calling for an election Tuesday, May made a bid to strengthen her position going into negotiations for leaving the European Union but also to capitalize on Labour's weaknesses. The i...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' order

American workers have long called for reforms to end these visa abuses and today their calls are being answered for the first time". They would also be asked to offer changes so that H-1B visas are awarded to...More..

Opposition grows to abortion coverage ban
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Opposition grows to abortion coverage ban

That's because the state now requires health plans to cover only therapeutic abortions for its members. Pro-Life Wisconsin legislative director Matt Sande said the group opposes those exceptions, but supports...More..

Chaffetz avoids re-election battle, eyes Utah governor race
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Chaffetz avoids re-election battle, eyes Utah governor race

He said he had no ulterior motives, and was not leaving office because of health concerns. Chaffetz has drawn criticism from many on both sides of the aisle while he has served as chairman of the House Ove...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump Directs Review of H-1B Visas

The manufacturer of high-end tools and equipment employs approximately 11,500 people worldwide, according to its website. Such a change could significantly impact large Indian IT companies which bring thousan...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

California lawmakers approve $5-bn a year plan to fund infrastructure

Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders, lawmakers in California's Senate and Assembly approved a key multi-billion transportation spending plan late Thursday night. In a statement Canellla said " For over two years...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pres. Trump visits Kenosha for order signing

But it's not as straightforward as it sounds. Trump's election campaign had been marred by his disparaging remarks against minorities in the US, including a call to ban all Muslims from coming to America as...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Arkansas' Request To Carry Out Execution

An Arkansas inmate set to die by lethal injection Monday remains alive after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against lifting a stay of execution . Arkansas was set to begin an 11-day execution spree of seve...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Easter Sunday: marking the triumph of good over evil

I believe that as we remember with great thanks Christ's resurrection from the dead, this is something that we can be thankful for every day as we see a new day dawn and give witness to the wonder of God's crea...More..

The 16 Funniest Tweets About This Year's White House Easter Egg Roll
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

The 16 Funniest Tweets About This Year's White House Easter Egg Roll

Screen images of Trump tossing a hat at White House Easter egg roll , on Monday, April 17, 2017. Apparently the crowd was smaller than in past years, but that was apparently largely due to the shortage of Wh...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Arkansas suffers 2 setbacks to multiple execution plan

In addition, a group of Arkansas death-row inmates has filed another emergency stay request with the U.S. supreme court, this time challenging the state's plan for a flurry of executions before the end of April...More..

Gorsuch Jumps Right in During Supreme Court Debut
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Gorsuch Jumps Right in During Supreme Court Debut

It's among the first cases Justice Neil Gorsuch will hear since his appointment. (According to attorney blogger Adam Feldman, only Roberts and Kagan talked more.) He also seemed friendly with Justice Sonia ...More..

Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick, confirmed by Senate
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick, confirmed by Senate

President who was a Democrat". The GOP had refused to vet or vote for Judge Merrick Garland, whom President Barack Obama nominated to replace Scalia the following month, according to ABC News . He essentiall...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

A narrow win for US Republicans in first post-Trump election

Ted Cruz who came to Wichita to campaign for Estes the day before a special election speak to the media during a news conference before their rally at Yingling Aviation, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Wichita...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Donald Trump signs executive order targeting H-1B visa used by Indians

And H-1B visas-which let in skilled foreign workers-have become an important focal point, given the debates over economic migration and outsourcing as well as Trump's past business practices . Government dat...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

O'Reilly's bosses not commenting on reports that he's out

NY magazine reported Wednesday, based on unnamed sources, that Rupert Murdoch and sons James and Lachlan, who run Fox parent 21st Century Fox , had decided that O'Reilly was out and executives were planning ...More..

Trump signs 'buy American, hire American' order to end H-1B 'misuse'
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump signs 'buy American, hire American' order to end H-1B 'misuse'

Trump called the order "a powerful signal to the world" that "finally puts America first". He said the order sets in motion the first steps to initiate "long-overdue" reforms to end "visa abuses". As per Trum...More..

US Poll: Syria Missile Strike Boosted Trump's Ratings
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

US Poll: Syria Missile Strike Boosted Trump's Ratings

According to the results of the latest POLITICO/Morning Consult poll , 49 percent of voters gave the president an "A" or "B" when asked to grade how he handles terrorism. First Son-in-Law Jared Kushner gets ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump

Republicans are bidding to prevent a major upset in a conservative Georgia congressional district Tuesday where Democrats stoked by opposition t. Democrat Jon Ossoff is a 30-year-old documentary filmmaker and...More..