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Weed as way of life: California farmers divided on legal bud

The NBA currentnly bans the use of marijuana, though Harrington never once tested positive during his 16 year career. The researchers say they expect the marijuana's growth to slow between 2015 and 2020 because the transition to legal from black market sales is nearly complete.

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Alphabet Reports Third Quarter Earnings

Looking ahead, Seattle guided Q416 revenues of $42 billion - $45.5 billion, as compared to analysts' expectations of $44.65 billion. Alphabet meanwhile continues to dominate the fast-growing mobile advertising market, along with Facebook.

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Shutterfly, Inc. 14.3% Potential Upside Now Implied by Axiom Capital

Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . Also, SVP Ishantha Lokuge sold 3,259 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 17th.

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Of trick-or-treat and pumpkins

These fires may have been used for sacrifices, or to symbolize the sun, since Tlachtga was known as one of the sun's goddesses. Often referred to as the Celtic New Year, Samhain marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter.

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Bill Clinton pushes inclusion, optimism at Wilmington rally

He said her economic plan would create 14 million jobs. Trump has tried to drag Hillary Clinton into the picture, asserting that she "systematically attacked and discredited the victims of Bill Clinton's sexual harassment and assault".

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West Virginia Mountaineers Lose 1st Game

After blowing out Kansas 56-3 on Saturday night, Oklahoma jumped up four spots in the Associated Press poll Sunday afternoon, moving to No. 12. Today the Cowboys are now tied with five other teams for fourth after Saturday's plus-three performance.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation has a search warrant to review emails

Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman says FBI Director James Comey should explain the "unprecedented" step of announcing an agency review of new Clinton-related emails just days before a national election, reports the AP. The FBI wants to review the emails to see if they contain classified information and were handled properly, which was also the focus of the earlier Clinton inquiry.

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Qualcomm seeks to buy NXP for $39 billion

And since 2010, Qualcomm has purchased more than a dozen companies with a wide range of technologies, including the Wi-Fi networking firm Atheros, semiconductor maker Wilocity and Pixtronix, which specialized in multimedia device display technologies.

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Tata, Mistry meet PM Narendra Modi separately after boardroom upheaval

In a statement on Thursday, Tata accused Mistry - whose family own a minority stake in Tata Sons - of making " unsubstantiated claims and malicious allegations " against the conglomerate. Ratan Tata is now the interim chairman and a selection committee has been set up to pick the next Tata Sons' chairman within four months. Mistry had reportedly told Tata that the non-communication was in accordance with insider trading rules.

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Iceland's Independence Party says it will form next government

The outgoing centre-right coalition of the Independence Party and the Progress Party, which governed the island nation from 2013 up until now, only gained 25 seats, according to RUV. Worldwide, Nordic countries lead the way in electing women to legislatures, with an average of more than 41 percent, according to the Inter-Parliamentary Union .

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GOP leaders allowed Trump to take control

In making its case, the lawsuit references a September 30 rally in MI where Trump told supporters that on Election Day after voting they should "go pick some other place and go sit there with your friends and make sure it's on the up and up" as evidence that the Republican nominee was urging people to potentially intimidate voters.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation chief urged to release more details in new Clinton emails review

They demanded to know whether Mr Comey had even reviewed them himself. Schiff said Comey's announcement of the review of the newly-found emails "doesn't change that fundamental conclusion" by the agency against moving forward with a criminal case considering that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director said he doesn't know if the new emails are significant to the Clinton email probe.

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Apple's MacBook Pro launch was lame - get used to it

The much rumoured "Magic Toolbar" appears to have been confirmed in new screenshots seemingly released accidentally by the technology giant as part of an update to the macOS software that runs on their laptops. Of course, Apple doesn't advise this action and the internal design of the MacBook Pro offers enough deterrent. Colors: The 13-inch and 15-inch aluminum MacBook Pros will come in silver and space gray and have metal on all sides.

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Cyber attacks in the U.S. slows down Internet worldwide

Krebs wrote that releasing that software, called Mirai, "virtually [guaranteed] that the Internet will soon be flooded with attacks from many new botnets powered by insecure routers, IP cameras, digital video recorders and other easily hackable devices".

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Saudis 'foiled plot to bomb football World Cup qualifier'

Your current subscription does not provide access to this content. Four of those detained were Saudis who had allegedly received instructions from an ISIL leader in Syria to kill security officers in the Shaqra district, north of the capital Riyadh, it said, adding all suspects had confessed.

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New national poll finds Clinton, Trump neck and neck

Those emails were not from her server, according to a US official who was not authorized to discuss details publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. Six in 10 say the allegations against former President Bill Clinton have no impact on their vote. That's despite the fact that 63 per cent think Hillary Clinton has probably threatened or undermined women who have accused her husband of sexual misconduct.

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ECB's Draghi says December meeting is key for policy decisions

Attention now turns to Draghi's press conference, where investors will be looking for clues about the bank's next stimulus moves following speculation that it may wind down the so-called "quantitative easing" bond-buying scheme. Continued bond purchases still look likely. The trick for Draghi will be to keep the door firmly open to more stimulus without any hint of commitment that could rattle markets and lead to a repeat of turbulence set off previous year, when the European Central Bank ...

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Qantas Q1 revenues slip on lower global airfares

Make no mistake for Qantas, which expects to mint between $800 million and $850 million pre-tax in the first half of the 2017 financial year, this is not a disaster and it's a vast improvement on where the company was a couple of years back.

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Tensions Escalate As Police Clear Protesters Near Dakota Access Pipeline

An unidentified Dakota Access Pipeline protester is arrested inside the Front Line Camp as law enforcement surround the camp to remove the protesters from the property and relocated to the overflow camp a few miles south of Highway 1806 in Morton County, N.D., on October 27, 2016.

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(Image) Ilkay Gundogan poses with the match-ball after Manchester City victory

Just to see how many goals he's scored here in the Premier League and how hard it is, and that's why I'm so, so happy for him because he is one of the nicest people I have ever met. For Baggies boss Tony Pulis it was not the way he would have wanted to mark signing a new 12-month contract but there will be easier assignments than facing this slick City side.

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Social Security checks to rise 0.3 percent

That's because it only measures the spending of families who make their income from wage earners or clerical workers but not elderly households whose main source of income are pensions and Social Security. According to the Social Security Administration, a retired worker now receiving $1,355 in monthly benefits will see that go to $1,360 as a result of the COLA.

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Open Enrollment for ACA starts November 1

While premiums are set to rise by double digits on the ObamaCare exchanges, millions of Americans already have made the decision to abandon the markets altogether and shop for health care on their own - a trend the administration is fighting to reverse.

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Economy Expanded at Rate of 2.9% in Third Quarter of 2016

Friday's estimate is the first of three for the quarter , with the other releases scheduled for November and December when more information becomes available. economic growth likely accelerated in the third quarter as consumers maintained a strong pace of spending and exports surged, potentially keeping the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates in December.

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Sunderland MP says Heathrow expansion could benefit the North East

Heathrow Airport has said it would create 5,000 new apprenticeships over the same period. But Transport Secretary Chris Grayling ruled out any rethink on the Government's support for the new runway. The Government is expected to face legal challenges over the decision. On earlier Tuesday, the cabinet, meeting at 10 Downing Street , gave its support to the expansion at Heathrow , though there was strong opposition in the cabinet, particularly from Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , ...

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EIA's Inventories Data Sends Oil Higher

Traders said oil was supported by Mohammed Barkindo, secretary general of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ), saying he is confident about the prospects of a planned production cut following an OPEC meeting on November 30.

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President Obama throws support toward public option, defends ACA: 5 speech highlights

The problems that may have arisen from the Affordable Care Act is not because government is too involved in the process. President Obama defended the merits of the Affordable Care Act Thursday in a speech that slammed Republicans for their attacks on the law and explained some of its wonkiest aspects.

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ED to investigate Cyrus Mistry's AirAsia fraud allegations

Swamy's recent comments came after he told CNBC-TV 18 on Wednesday about submitting a petition in court to ratify the claims mentioned in ousted Chairman of Tata Sons Cyrus Mistry to the board. BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Modi seeking a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to prosecute Ratan Tata . GEC which was to work closely with and partner the boards, CEOs and senior management of various Tata companies, did not have good rapport with some ...

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Upstart Pirate Party makes waves in Iceland's election

Birgitta Jonsdottir of Iceland's Pirate Party speaks to the media after her party won 10 seats in Parliament. "We have not been negative towards other parties or how governments should be formed", Regeneration Party leader Benedikt Johannesson said, but added that his party could be "very demanding in the bargaining process".

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Philadelphia Eagles Vs. Dallas Cowboys Live Stream

Prescott, a fifth-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, has led Dallas to a 5-1 record. Wentz and Prescott are also 1-2 among rookies in TD passes and passing yards. The Lions got to the magical total of 24 while Washington did it three points better getting to 27 points. Romo Could Get Hurt Again After being injury prone over the last couple years, it has to be in the back of the Cowboys' mind that Romo could go down again as soon as he comes back.

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US economy grew at 2.9 per cent rate in third quarter

Besides the benefit from the stabilizing greenback, soybean exports to South America spiked because of harsh weather in the region, Goldman Sachs said. Clinton senior policy adviser Jacob Leibenluft said the new data showed the economy has "made real progress coming back from the crisis". There was no immediate reaction from the campaign of Republican candidate Donald Trump, who has repeatedly charged that the U.S.

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Putin dismisses claims of meddling in U.S. election, links with Trump

Putin was in the former Olympic city of Sochi discussing global challenges and Russia's place in a dramatically-changing world with experts of the Valdai club. The accusations were simply a ploy to disguise the fact that the USA political elite had not got to grips with the deficit, gun crime or "arbitrary policing", Mr Putin claimed, adding: "It's much simpler to distract people with so-called Russian hackers, spies, and agents of influence".

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ANZ Bank offloads Asian assets to Singapore's DBS

Income from the Wealth Management customer segment increased 16 percent to SGD 1.26 billion as assets under management grew by 11 percent to SGD 159 billion, putting DBS among the top five banks in the Asia-Pacific. The bank is due to release its annual financial results on Thursday. DBS and local rival Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp have been aggressively bidding for the Western private banking assets for sale in Asia.

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Clinton team: Comey should say whether he's reviewed emails

On Friday, he sent an internal letter to FBI personnel explaining his decision to send the letter to Congress . Comey said , "Because those emails appear to be pertinent to our investigation, I agreed that we should take appropriate steps to obtain and review them".

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Third runway at Heathrow approved

But Transport Secretary Chris Grayling ruled out any rethink on the Government's support for the new runway. It will also enable Britain to keep pace with Europe's biggest airports in Paris, Amsterdam and Frankfurt, which boast greater capacity, while Heathrow's established links with emerging markets were seen to strengthen its case in the wake of Britain's June vote to leave the EU.

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Clinton chairman turns up heat on FBI, calls handling 'inappropriate'

A source familiar with the investigation told CBS News that the computer where FBI investigators found the latest trove of emails belonged to Weiner, not Abedin. Trump running mate Mike Pence praised Comey's action on " Fox News Sunday ", saying it points up the risk Americans would be taking if they elect Clinton.


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