Marijuana remains illegal under federal law. At the time of the election, 25 other states had already legalized weed for either medicinal or recreational purposes, and medical marijuana is already legal in California . State-by-state polls showed most of the measures with a good chance of prevailing. Recreational pot smoking by those older than 21 is now legal in nine states and the District of Columbia.
The tax is revenue neutral, meaning that revenue from a carbon tax would replace old revenue from the sales and business taxes. Leading in early returns was Initiative 1433 , which would raise the hourly wage by roughly $4 over three years, to $13.50.The measure also would require employers to provide paid sick leave - at least one hour for every 40 worked - that could be used to care for family members or as "safe leave" for those who miss work because of domestic violence.
Forecasts call for Tuesday's temperature to reach 75 degrees with Lake Erie winds blowing at 15 miles per hour, lovely Fall Classic conditions more fitting of summertime but with the air still heavy with local history. For once this weekend, however, the Chicago's bats refused to wilt. Bauer struck out the side in the first and only gave up a single over the first three innings before he got into trouble in the fourth.
In a weird end to a great half, Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter is forced into three attempts at the field goal. Sherman's hit on Carpenter also prompted medical personnel to check on him, forcing Carpenter out of the game for one play.
Obama's term. Obama's trade office said it was now up to lawmakers to advance the process. The free trade agreement also was seen as a counterweight to a rising China. Neither proposed trade framework would have the TPP's safeguards for intellectual property, the environment, labor or other USA priorities, administration officials say.
Winners will be decided by the combined results of an online vote that is open to the public and a peer vote from worldwide athletes. Each delegation head of a National Association was provided with a tablet and a unique password by which they voted for their choice.
The phone conversation the two held was "hearty and warm" and regional issues were discussed, Netanyahu's office said , adding that: "The Prime Minister. The Palestinians view the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip as land to be earmarked for any future Palestinian state, an issue that lies at the heart of negotiations between the two sides.
Down the road, Kurdish forces were detonating bombs left behind by the militants. ISIL fighters have launched several fierce counterattacks on Iraqi forces in Mosul city, underscoring the intense battle ahead as government troops and their allies push into densely populated neighbourhoods.
PINK has some wonderful news for her fans. The 37-year-old looks radiantly handsome as she poses alongside Willow in the gorgeous photo. She simply captioned the post 'Surprise!' . Unfortunately, the 41 year old was concentrating so much on the event that he failed to notice at first. The couple will celebrate its 11th wedding anniversary in January (17), but the stars' relationship hasn't been without problems in the past.
Khan has been under virtual house arrest at his home since Friday and could not go to the Supreme Court, which Tuesday adjourned the hearing of his petition seeking the prime minister's disqualification from office until November 3. Today, Pakistan's Supreme Court began hearing a case into the Panama Papers Leaks and offered to form a commission to investigate revelations that Sharif's children had offshore accounts.
In June, Trump had accused Curiel of being unfit to oversee the fraud case against him, stating that the Indiana-born judge had a conflict of interest based on his Mexican heritage. Trump floored Hillary Clinton who was to make history as the country's first female president and this has caused serious protests across the USA as results showed that Clinton actually had the popular votes.
Mistry balked back, saying he was wrongfully terminated and alleging that constant interference from his predecessor undermined Mistry's ability to fix problems at the group he inherited, according to a copy of a letter to the board of Tata Sons seen by Bloomberg.
Though Amazon insisted at the time that the FTC's figures were flawed, and said it was improving the security of its app store with stricter procedures, Judge John Coughenour sided with the FTC in April of this year. Following this the parents would be notified about their eligibility for a refund, and would be reimbursed. The judge also denied Amazon's request to issue the refunds as Amazon gift cards.
To lodge their protest over the verdict, Amarinder Singh and all Congress legislators, including Leader of Opposition Charanjit Singh Channi, submitted their resignations here on Friday. Amarinder disclosed that he had received the resignations from all the Congress MPs from Punjab on Thursday itself but in the interest of the SYL matter had decided not to forward them to the concerned authorities in the Parliament.
The protestors were calling for the president to resign for giving unprecedented power to one of her friends, Choi Soon-sil, in state affairs even though she had no official position or expertise. The previous record was set in June 2008 when 80,000 people, based on police calculations, turned out for a rally in Seoul against the government decision to resume USA beef imports.
Under a Trump presidency, according to the senator, Washington would allow other nations to decide their own fate, although "inevitably" there will still be issues. Trump, and Clinton, already had been receiving national-security briefings as the nominees of the two major political parties. Demonstrators from New England to the heartland and the West Coast vented against the election victor on Wednesday, chanting "Not my president", burning a papier-mache Trump head, beating a Trump pinata and ...
More than 47,730 people have been displaced because of the ongoing military operations to retake Mosul from ISIS, according to the International Organization for Migration. Defeat in Mosul would be a major blow to their project, and they have said they are ready to fight to the death. High winds in the desert separating the Syrian Kurdish-Arab militia alliance from the militants' Euphrates Valley stronghold had slowed their advance on Thursday as visibility plummeted.
Some 200 Paducah area veterans, family members and residents gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony and many more lined downtown Broadway for a parade this morning. He said one in North Carolina might by 96 years old. The veteran serving as grand marshal will be recognized, along with the city's Patriot Award recipient.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Trump is a true friend of Israel. France will in December issue invitations for the worldwide conference on peace in the Middle East, a senior Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) official said Monday.
In Durham, Democrat Onika Smitherman voted at a busy site where cars spilled out of the parking lot onto a field. "This is the flawless example where we've got two candidates are within the close margin and so the additional votes that are tabulated and counted at canvas could make a difference", said Tim Tsujii, Director of Elections, Forsyth County Board of Elections .
More than half of white voters backed the Republican, while almost 9 in 10 blacks and two-thirds of Hispanics voted for the Democrat. While, before 2016, these inequalities had only limited political consequences, U.S. "We all want what's best for this country", Obama said. Trump rose to political stardom in Obama's first term by questioning his birthplace, spurring Obama to label him a "carnival barker".
For Scotland - which has four points from four games and only one win in its last six - the future of Strachan now looks more uncertain than ever. "It wasn't as comfortable as we would have liked", Lallana said. Centre-back Gary Cahill added a third with another header, this time from a corner, to seal the result for Gareth Southgate's side. A minute's silence was held before kickoff to mark the first anniversary of the Paris attacks that killed 130 people a year ago, when bars, ...
Petrocelli said Trump wants to be vindicated in this case and that it would be to his disadvantage to not attend the trial in person. U.S. District Judge Curiel, the Indiana-born jurist who was accused of bias by Trump during the campaign for his Mexican heritage, will hold a hearing Thursday on jury instructions and what evidence to allow at trial.
Clinton "has lived a extraordinary life of public service" as the First Lady, the senator of NY and the Secretary of State, Obama recounted. Opponents said the private email case showed her carelessness in handling state secrets and was another example of how Clinton felt the rules didn't apply to her.
The Australian newspaper reported on Friday the two countries were poised to announce a deal to resettle asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island after months of negotiations. "We obviously need to see the detail but I think that our strong bipartisan commitment to stop the scourge of people smuggling does not mean that people need to be kept in indefinite detention", Mr Shorten said.
What anxious me the most were my concerns about the influence of theocratic Muslim dictatorships, including Qatar and Saudi Arabia, in a Hillary Clinton America. We will continue to strengthen our infrastructure to serve the community. The proposal is detailed on a page titled, " Donald J. Trump statement on Preventing Muslim Immigration ".
Negotiated over for six years, this agreement has been eagerly anticipated in many circles for what it represents rather than what it actually promises. Success of this summit is important for Shinzo Abe. India must not give up its autonomy to conduct nuclear explosives underground testing as part of any such agreement - this can be secured through indirect language in the pacts, which allows both parties to vent disagreement while remaining committed to long-term nuclear cooperation.
The fact that many ATMs are not configured to dispense 2,000 rupee notes has also caused confusion as users are forced to withdraw their cash in 100 and 50 notes. Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Indians settled across the world in countries such as Canada and the U.S. reportedly stated that Indian banks with branches overseas were not accepting notes that were left with them.
Speaking to the 60 Minutes programme on CBS, Trump said that he will "repeal and replace" President Barack Obama's signature healthcare initiative but told the interviewer that some parts will be kept. "He couldn't have been more gracious", Mr Trump said. "It adds cost, but it's very much something we're gonna try and keep". When Stahl questioned whether there would be a gap between the repeal of Obamacare and the implementation of a new plan that could leave millions of people uninsured, ...
The inquiry had sapped surging Clinton momentum at a crucial moment in the race and risked damaging Democrats running in down-ballot races. "I think I have some work to do to bring the country together", she acknowledged as she boarded her plane for her last battleground tour.
Alongside settlements, Israeli politicians believe that Trump will help legitimise Israeli sovereignty over occupied East Jerusalem , including the swath of land that is most sacred to Muslims. Makovsky predicted that Netanyahu and Trump will enjoy an initial honeymoon period. The veep said yesterday that Trump won't reduce the unprecedented $38 billion aid package to Israel by a nickel.
After leaving the Capitol Hill Club, which marked their fourth meeting, Ryan took the group to see the speaker's balcony - where the inauguration will take place. But it's unclear how Ryan's fiscally conservative, quasi-libertarian proposals will mesh with the populist nationalism Trump ran on, which called for both massive tax cuts and protecting entitlement programs, constructing a wall on the Mexican border and slapping outsourcing manufacturers with retaliatory tariffs.
Donald Trump said he told the president he would look at his suggestions, and, out of respect, he would do that. Trump reiterated his plan in an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes" to ensure individuals with pre-existing conditions continue to have coverage.
Iraqi security forces are preparing to advance toward Mosul airport on the city's southern edge to increase pressure on Islamic State militants fighting troops who breached their eastern defenses, officers said on Thursday. An AFP correspondent reported heavy air strikes on Friday morning by the US-led coalition supporting the SDF forces. The corpses have been seen in areas on both sides of the city, among them the Zuhur and Karama neighborhoods in the east, and the old city on the west ...
South Korea's constitution in principle protects a sitting president from criminal prosecution. Park also denied rumors that she was involved in any cult or had performed shamanistic ceremonies at the Blue House, saying such reports were "groundless".