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Smoke & ministers: Israel moves to allow medical marijuana exports

The government statement that accompanied the passing of the vote, however, added that it could be months before the legislation reached the parliament, Reuters reported . In the USA, more than two dozen states have legalized cannabis for medical use. Only 23,000 people have Health Ministry permits to purchase medical cannabis from nine licensed suppliers, creating a market of $15 million to $20m.at most.

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Freezing rain warning issued for GTA

Snow, sleet and freeing rain is expected with accumulation of 1 to 3 inches of snow mixed with ice. The watch area will likely get upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning on Wednesday , with additional areas of the state falling under a less-urgent, less-severe Winter Weather Advisory.

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Putin critic in 'grave' condition after suffering full organ failure

Before he fell ill, Kara-Murza had been traveling in Russian Federation to promote an upcoming documentary film about Boris Nemtsov, a liberal opposition leader and fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin who was assassinated outside the Kremlin in February 2015 - gunned down on a bridge spanning the Moscow River near the Kremlin.

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E-cigarettes safer than standard cigarettes

Lion Shahab , lead author, in a statement . While the long-term effects of e-cigarettes have yet to be determined, a six-month trial conducted by Cancer Research UK-funded scientists has found they are less toxic than conventional cigarettes.

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Male contraceptive gel found effective at preventing pregnancy

The latest evidence on monkeys has many hoping a new form of contraceptive may be on the horizon, but experts believe more evidence is first needed on its reversibility. The product recently completed a two-year trial on rhesus monkeys in California. The paternity of all the offspring was tested via blood samples and genetic testing.

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Targeted Financial Stock: JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s (JPM)

The Company has 3578.26 million shares outstanding and 3565.87 million shares were floated in market. The insider owns 1,740,975 shares which have current market value of around $151064400.75.Mr William Thomas Winters is another major inside shareholder in the company.

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Patriots Revel In Super Bowl LI Victory With Padrón Cigars

Kraft's even willing to sweeten the deal by having another ring made specially for Putin. After the exhilarating 34-28 win, Patriots owner Robert Kraft noted what everyone in New England has known for a long time: "The greater the pressure, the better he performs".

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United Kingdom projected to keep place in top 10 global economies by 2050

The political shocks of Brexit and Donald Trump becoming the US President represented a "populist backlash against globalisation, automation and the perceived impact of these trends in increasing income inequality and weakening social cohesion", according to the report .

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US Solar Industry Clamors for Workers as Employment Climbs 25%

Additionally, 9 percent of the solar workforce are now veterans of the U.S. Armed Services, which exceeds the national employment average. Florida trails California, Massachusetts, Texas and Nevada in number of solar industry jobs. Perhaps less important to a president who scoffed at political correctness, the industry saw gains in diversity overall. For black workers, that number rose to 7 percent from 5 percent.

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India takes up Masood Azhar issue with China again

This time US, UK and France had moved the UN Sanctions Committee 1267 to designate him as a terrorist of a blacklisted organisation Azhar is believed to have masterminded the Pathankot Air base attacks that took place in January a year ago, including several other terrorist attacks.

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Super Bowl ads; what worked and what didn't?

It's striking, sweet, and, yes, political, featuring imposing shots of a certain hypothetical wall. The ad was immediately uploaded to YouTube and 84 Lumber's website which eventually crashed under the strain of so many people trying to access the site at once.

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Kuldeep Yadav Replaces Injured Amit Mishra in India Squad vs Bangladesh

Mishra damaged his knee in the field during a Twenty20 victory over England last week which sealed a 2-1 series win. Mishra has been advised rest and is due to undergo further medical examination. - Kuldeep has played for Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. Jayant's hamstring injury gave Mishra another opportunity in the final Test against England in Chennai but he managed to pick up only two wickets in the match.

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UN Calls for Quicker Action to Stop Female Genital Mutilation

A new case of female genital mutilation (FGM) has been discovered and treated every hour. On Monday, which marks International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM, Lalitha Kumaramangalam, chair of the commission, was handed three Change.org petitions signed by more than 85,000 people calling for a law banning FGM.

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Pep praise for Gabriel Jesus and 'perfect' Aguero

Since breaking into Pep Guardiola's first-team, City have won their last three games and by an aggregate of 8-1. Gabriel Jesus became an instant Manchester City hero as he scored an injury-time victor against Swansea City in their 2-1 victory.

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Meet the girl who hugged Lady Gaga

And that, in many people's minds, suceeded in jinxing the Pats. Others didn't think so: "I don't know why they would be at the Super Bowl", said another fan. Bellini said that the hug was totally unscripted and life-changing. In a time of unrest, Lady Gaga's halftime performance was a gentle reminder that you can always rely on music to lift a nation's, and possibly the entire world's, spirits.

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Securities Analyst Recommendations: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday expanded the use of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co'sOpdivo to include treatment of urothelial carcinoma, the most common type of bladder cancer. The firm earned $5.24 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.14 billion. The EPS growth for the last 5 years is at 4.20% while the predicted EPS growth for the next 5 years is at 14.33%.

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How Carnivorous Plants Developed a Thirst for Blood

As the insect struggles to escape from the soup at the bottom of the cup, digestive enzymes start to break down its body. Adapting and surviving with a carnivorous diet in nutrient-poor soils is an evolutionary process that some evolutionary unrelated species have been going through, repeatedly and independently, from the same set of genes and proteins, according to a new study in Nature Ecology&Evolution .

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Minnesota To Host Super Bowl 52

One year from this weekend, all eyes will be on Minnesota. "The opportunity to showcase Minnesota for us is the chance to bring the whole state into the process", Davis said. To mark the countdown, Minnesotans from across the state created a virtual hand-off video. "We look forward to the opportunity to showcase Minnesota, the Vikings and U.S.

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Patients treated by immigrant docs in USA have lower death rate

Yusuke Tsugawa, lead author of the study. Interestingly, the patients of the foreign-trained internists were more likely to be non-white, to be on Medicaid and to have a lower median household income than the patients treated by the USA -trained internists.

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Evanger's Dog Food recalled over possible contamination

The lot numbers that fall under the recall include: 1816E03HB, 1816E04HB, 1816E06HB, 1816E07HB, and 1816E13HB. At least one dog died and another five sickened after eating Evanger's " Hunk of Beef ", according to a report from Food Safety News .

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Heat Sign Okaro White to Two-Year Deal, Release Derrick Williams

The move has been expected since White's second 10-day contract was about to expire. At this particular crossroads generally two things can happen in the short term. The Heat had been carrying White as a 16th player after receiving an injured player's exception, but the National Basketball Association said Miami needed to create a roster spot to keep White beyond Sunday.

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California 'Out of Control' and Defunding Could Be in Store

If they going to have sanctuary cities, we may have to do that (defund). "Certainly that would be a weapon", he said. Sacramento, Los Angeles and San Francisco are sanctuary cities and have said they will will challenge in court any attempt by Trump to withhold federal funds from them.

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Strong tremors felt in Delhi, parts of northern India

The epicenter was around 14kms below the surface. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has also asked for a detailed report on quake and the National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) has been put on high alert. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted saying, "Earthquake in Delhi NCR". The United States Geological Survey (USGS) estimates the depth of the quake to be 14.2km.

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Beyonce pregnant, Nicki Minaj mocks her on Instagram?

Just days after her friend Beyonce dropped the news of her pregnancy on Instagram, Nicki Minaj trolled her 73 million followers. Her caption doesn't quite hit the nail on the head and her fans are torn between congratulating her or concluding the viral picture was photoshopped.

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Hospital Employees Kick Off American Heart Month By Wearing Red

Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease, hypertension and stroke, is the number one killer of women. There are non-modifiable risk factors, like age and family history, for developing cardiovascular disease that you can't change but other risk factors can be treated and controlled.

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Resident doctors suspended over nurse's death, colleagues protest

Further, three weeks after battling for her life, the nurse finally succumbed on Saturday. "The doctors did not monitor Kaur's condition properly which led to delayed diagnosis of slow heartbeat and necessitated emergency caesarean section", said a nursing staffer protesting outside the director's office told TOI .

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Super Bowl 2017 commercials cost $6.54m as Patriots beat the Falcons

The New England Patriots quarterback was remained mum regarding Galynn Brady's health problems since revealing the news last week, but owner Robert Kraft told NESN following the Patriots stunning come-back victory Sunday night that she had undergone chemotherapy and radiation throughout the 2016 season.

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Nifty ends above 8800; Sun Pharma, ICICI Bank top gainers

The Sensex of the BSE, which opened at 28,340.39 points, was trading at 28,398.71 points (at 9.18 a.m.), higher 158.19 points or 0.56 per cent from the previous day's close at 28,240.52 points. "Economists and analysts expect the central bank to reduce interest rates by 25 basis points", Singhania explained. The rupee appreciated for the 9th straight day to trade at a almost 3-month high of 67.22 against the dollar, keeping the overall mood upbeat.

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Gas prices up for the first time in three weeks

AAA reports the most expensive gas is sold in the City of Chicago, at $2.76 per gallon. San Antonio- $2.03/g, down 1.3 cents per gallon from last week's $2.04/g. Chattanooga gas prices averaged 28 cents a gallon less than the USA average. "Gasoline inventories have continued to show impressive gains lately, limiting the effects of rising oil prices on gasoline prices for the time being", said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.com, in this morning's announcement.

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Israel's Delek offers $524M for Ithaca Energy

Delek's offer values Ithaca's entire share capital at C$841 million. Ithaca Energy Inc.'s board is recommending that its shareholders accept a friendly takeover bid from Delek Group Ltd ., which is offering to pay $681 million cash to buy all the Ithaca stock it doesn't already own.

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Trump's conservative Supreme Court finalists: 3 possible nominees

In its guide to the nominee, the Alliance for Justice (AFJ) calls Gorsuch a "far-right extremist". However, once Obama made his nomination official, a number of Republicans made it clear they would not allow Obama a final Supreme Court justice before leaving office.

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Cincinnati Zoo's prematurely born hippo takes her first steps

Zoo officials in a Sunday afternoon blog post asked the public to "keep the positive vibes coming". She was too weak to stand and couldn't nurse on her own. Bibi, a 17-year-old hippo, gave birth to the first Nile hippo born at the Cincinnati facility in 75 years. Christina Gorsuch, the zoo's mammal curator, said the hippo was named by members of the team that has been giving the week-old female calf 24-hour care.

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Klopp & Mignolet slammed as Hull beat Liverpool 2-0

We advise that all users switch to using the new Disqus comment system as soon as possible to ensure a smooth transition. The hosts made four changes against United and are likely to tinker again given Markovic's unavailability for the game as well as Mbokani's return.

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Badgers beats IN 65-60, now first place IN Big Ten

Nigel Hayes struggled offensively for Wisconsin but recorded 15 points and 10 rebounds. Brevin Pritzl put in his most productive game of the season, going 4-of-4 from the free-throw line, scoring on a pump-fake dribble-drive at the rim and playing solid defense in his late-second half stint.

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The Super Bowl trailer for Life channels the space horror of Alien

During their stay on the space-station, a quest for discovery turns to one of harrowing danger and survival. Watch the new trailer above, and see the film's new poster below. There will be several major trailers making their debut during the Super Bowl this year, including movie-trailers from " Ghost in the Shell ", and " Transformers: The Last Knight ".