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Sessions, a longtime critic of marijuana legalization , says it causes spikes in violence and crime. Pot proponents along with some members of Congress, including Sessions' fellow Republicans , roundly condemned the change in direction Thursday and said it was an intrusion upon the rights of states whose voters had approved use of the drug.
  • Palestine recalls USA ambassador after Trump's Jerusalem move

    Palestine recalls USA ambassador after Trump's Jerusalem move

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    Jerusalem's status is perhaps the most sensitive issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Sixty-four MKs voted in favor of the bill, 51 voted against and one abstained, despite the fact that the vast majority of Israeli Jews (including members of Knesset) insist that Jerusalem must never again be divided.
  • Irish footballer wins a million euros in lottery

    Irish footballer wins a million euros in lottery

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    O'Connor was the recipient of the lucky ticket from his godfather and uncle, Peadar Murphy , who lives in Castlebridge , near Flanagan's Centra Supermarket where he bought the winning ticket on December 14th last. O'Connor, who primarily plays as a left-back, began his career with his local club Waterford United in 2013 before singing for League of Ireland club Cork City in April 2015.
  • Gretchen Carlson To Serve As Board Chair Of Miss America Organization

    Gretchen Carlson To Serve As Board Chair Of Miss America Organization

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    Carlson's new appointment marks the first time in the pageants near century long history that a former victor has served as leader. The shakeup follows reports that many leaders, including former CEO Sam Haskell and former Chairman Lynn Weidner , exchanged emails disparaging the weight and sexual activity of former winners, including Shindle.
  • Schools on delayed schedule due to extreme cold

    Schools on delayed schedule due to extreme cold

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    All elementary, middle, P-8 and junior high classes will start at 10am. Busses will also run on a two-hour delayed schedule. Doors will open at 9am for student drop-off. "I don't expect any more delays, but I think it depends on what the weather does", said Wake schools spokeswoman Lisa Luten. Other parents have reported that they took their children to school earlier than the delayed start and the schools wouldn't let them come inside.
  • Analysts See $1.67 EPS for United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

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    The stock increased 0.58% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $34.7. Lazard Asset Management LLC grew its stake in shares of United Parcel Service by 48.1% during the 2nd quarter. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to "Sell" on Thursday, August 20. Oppenheimer maintained Mobile Mini, Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, September 25.
  • Nikki Haley: 'We will never accept a nuclear North Korea'

    Nikki Haley: 'We will never accept a nuclear North Korea'

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    We applaud the tremendous courage of the Iranian people. The protests are the biggest challenge to the Iranian government's authority since mass demonstrations in 2009. Haley warned "more outrageous abuses" can be expected in the following days given what she called the precedent set by the Iranian government. They are virtually in every city in Iran.
  • Vijay Gokhale appointed as the next Foreign Secretary of India

    Vijay Gokhale appointed as the next Foreign Secretary of India

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    Jaishankar joined Indian Foreign Service in 1977 and has previously served as Indian Ambassador to the United States (2013-2015), China (2009-2013) and the Czech Republic (2001-04). The appointment is being seen as an indication of China's priority position in India's foreign policy. On Saturday, when India expressed its anger over the Palestinian Ambassador to Pakistan's appearance at a Hafiz Saeed rally, it was Mr.
  • New York Installs 1500 Metal Bollards

    New York Installs 1500 Metal Bollards

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    The thin, cylindrical, waist-height metal bollards are meant to be a more attractive alternative to the hulking concrete blocks the New York Police Department had deposited in busier areas around the city following the vehicle attacks, de Blasio said.