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Study shows marijuana use is linked to accident increase

And those three states, according to the findings, have seen an overall 3% increase in auto crashes compared to states without legalization. These reports follow concerns of marijuana abuse as figures show an increase in the number of adults using the drug in states where laws on its use are lax.

Police Officer stabbed during protest in Darjeeling; CM alleges conspiracy

This afternoon, Mamata had said in Nabanna: "They (the protesters in the hills) are using arms and bombs". "Five years you enjoyed, now when elections are coming you start violence because you have lost credibility", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said in Kolkata , hitting out at the GJM leadership.

Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

But for those in the tourism industry, that has benefited tangibly from a threefold increase in USA visitors in the past two years, it is a different story. Taking a tougher approach against Cuba after promising to do so during the presidential campaign, Trump will make clear that a ban on US tourism to Cuba remains in effect and his administration will beef up enforcement of travel rules under authorized categories, the officials said.

Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle

Dogus ( photo ) sharply closed the gap on the sitting member of parliament from Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in the Cities of London and Westminster constituency - home to Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and the British capital's financial centre.

Conn. Bill Backing Tribes' 3rd Casino Heads To Governor

The state is now looking at a projected $5 billion deficit over the upcoming two fiscal years, and leaders from both parties and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy have refrained from increases to income and sales taxes as part of their proposals. MGM has pushed aggressively for open bidding to expand casino gambling in the state. The two tribes operate Connecticut's Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casinos, respectively.

Reading program to begin

Last year, 14,000 readers joined in the effort to reach that same goal. Reciprocal patrons of libraries outside Princeton are welcome to participate in summer reading, and summer reading activities are open to all, whether registered for summer reading or not.

Kashmir can't be taken to ICJ

We are a people who worship rivers, mountains, trees". On Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), she said , "there has been a record 37.5 per cent increase in last three years". She started the interaction by outlining how the government, under Narendra Modi , has so far rescued 80,000 Indians in trouble, including in Saudi Arabia, where many of them were sacked recently.

Florida Gov. and legislative leaders work out budget deal

Scott will call lawmakers back to Tallahassee in a special session, tentatively set for next week, June 7-9. Critics say the proposed education funding ramps up spending on charter schools at the expense of public schools. The education bill, which is opposed by groups such as the Florida School Boards Association and the Florida Association of District School Superintendents, includes money for items such as a charter-school expansion and pay bonuses for teachers and principals.

Class 10: wide gap in performance of English and Guj-medium students

Students can check GSEB Results from the direct link provided below. The headquarters of the Board is located in Gujarat. The board had also arranged the examinations for 142 prisoners in the state. After result declaration, the Board may immediately start the revaluation process; therefore students who will then opt for it can apply for it at the earliest.

Qld cop killer shot dead in shootout

It's understood another police vehicle rolled over after the chase resumed and the offender also fired at a police helicopter while entering the farm house. A standoff then took place for the next 18 hours as Maddison holed up in a shed on the farm before he attempted to escape into bushland this morning around 11am.

Many injured as police crack down on belligerent Left workers

Quick Response Team will be posted at crucial points of the city under direct supervision of senior officers of the rank of Deputy Commissioners, the officer said. At Betor in Howrah, water cannons were used to disperse the mob. Meanwhile, Mohammed Salim of the Communist Party has said that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has turned West Bengal into a police state.

Cancer Treatment Approved for Any Solid Tumor with a Specific Biomarker

Merck shares rose about 1 percent to $64.65. Next month, Merck will present the findings of 50 studies testing pembrolizumab's use on 16 different cancers at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. As with most new medications, Merck & Co. can not say with complete certainty exactly how and why pembrolizumab works. Pembrolizumab disrupts the PD-1/PD-L1 immune checkpoint pathway that modulates the human immune system's natural anticancer activity.

Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts

Georgia may feel the effects of the U.S. Supreme Court decision overruling voting districts in North Carolina. "This will lead to many more successful racial gerrymandering cases in the American South and elsewhere, and allow these cases to substitute for (so far unsuccessful) partisan gerrymandering claims involving some of these districts", Hasen wrote on his blog .

8-month-old Hampton girl in 'extreme danger'

Hampton Police Division partnered with Virginia State Police in issuing an AMBER Alert for 8-month-old Chloe Johnson. Johnson had taken a week off of work for vacation and was planning to stay local and visit nearby Buckroe Beach with her daughter.

International Nurses Day 2017: History, significance and everything you need to know

We guide and support patients to make their own choices about research participation by giving them the appropriate information. The print component of "Investing in Our Nurses" is distributed within today's edition of USA Today in Dallas, Texas, Chicago, New York and Washington DC/Baltimore markets, with a circulation of approximately 250,000 copies and an estimated readership of 750,000.

US prepares to ban laptops on flights from Europe

But Homeland Security officials met Thursday with high-ranking executives of the three leading US airlines - American, Delta and United - and the industry's leading USA trade group, Airlines for America, to discuss expanding the laptop policy to flights arriving from Europe.

U.S. warns against N Korea travel after new arrest

It was believed that the relationship between China and North Korea had reached new lows in recent weeks as many feared that Pyongyang was prepping for a sixth nuclear test. OPINION: Is war coming to North Korea? . The South Korean intelligence service said the charge was "groundless". After defeating the occupying Japanese empire in 1945, the US occupied the southern part of the Korean Peninsula (today's South Korea), while the USSR (today's Russia) occupied the northern part (today's ...

UN chief says seeking further $900 million for Somalia crisis response

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and United Nations Secretary General António Manuel chair the London Conference on Somalia at Lancaster House in London, 11 May, 2017. Somalia also confronts the worst outbreak of cholera in five years, with nearly 690 deaths so far this year and cases expected to reach 50,000 by the end of June, the World Health Organization said in a statement Thursday.

BCCI ends speculations, confirms India's participation in Champions Trophy

The Champions Trophy will commence from next month, June 1 in England and Whales. However, it was decided at a special general meeting held in New Delhi that India will take their place in the one-day global showpiece, where they are due to take on Pakistan in their first match on June 4.

Court puts hold on new abortion restrictions

In Tennessee, a bill similar to the Iowa measure was sent to the desk of that state's Republican governor on Wednesday to possibly be signed into law . However, under previous Iowa law and Planned Parenthood practices, ultrasounds and necessary information are provided to women just prior to an abortion, Meadows says.

Uttar Pradesh: Suspected ISI agent arrested by anti-terrorism sqaud in Faizabad

The two suspected ISI agents - Altaf Qureshi and Javed Iqbal - were arrested in a joint operation by the anti-terrorism squads of Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra. "The people residing in Dorji have good reasons to be in touch with the people in Pakistan". The UP ATS is likely to make more arrests in connection with the case.

IT commissioner arrested on graft charges

Prasad, a 1992 batch Indian Revenue Service officer handling appeals related to tax matters in Mumbai office, had allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs two crore for an order favouring the Balaji Trust in which Essar group is the main trustee, CBI sources said today.

Chipotle warns of credit breach at restaurants

The Denver-based burrito chain announced Tuesday that hackers had access to the network that supports its payment system for almost a month, from March 24 to April 18. The company has set up a website where it will post updates for customers. Chipotle said it has put in additional security measures and has taken the necessary steps to stop any further intrusion into its financial processing systems.

Penn Relays, NFL Draft, Phillies: Reasons to take SEPTA

NBCSN presents live coverage of "USA vs. the World" at the Penn Relays today, Friday, April 28, at 5:30 p.m. ET and Saturday, April 29, at 12:30 p.m. "It's nice to know that (Goldstein) will continue in the Ivy League as well, because I will get to keep racing against her and one day to beat her, hopefully".

Taco Bell to start serving beer in some Canadian stores

Taco Bell also requires that guests be 21 years or older to make a reservation, which presumably means booze could be involved in this elevated dining experience. Taco Bell noted that travel accommodations will not be provided. Under Clark, Taco Bell has set a goal of increasing its national footprint to 700 outlets, up from its current 170.

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

The machine, described in the journal Nature Communications , consists of a plastic bag which is kept full of electrolyte solution made in a lab to simulate amniotic fluid. It all works together so that blood flows to and from the fetus, through a gas-exchange interface similar to what would occur across a placenta, while the fetus remains in a stable fluid environment.

Swansea improve survival hopes with Premier League win over Stoke

Marko Arnautovic stepped up from the spot but inexplicably struck his penalty high into the stands behind Fabianski's goal . The result sees Swansea stay two points behind Hull City, following their win against Watford, while Stoke stay 11th.

FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids

Additionally, the FDA recommends breastfeeding mothers not take these medications due to the risk of serious adverse reactions in breastfed infants. In addition to these labeling changes, the FDA has added post-operative pain management for children up to age 18 years of age who have undergone tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

Astronomers have confirmed a star 39 light-years away plays host to a planet that is much more Earth-like than any we've been able to spot in the past. If initial on-Earth investigations indicate there are signs of life on the planet, the next step would naturally be to dispatch a probe. It is also being said the larger planets are more prone to flooding compared to the smaller ones.

Boilermaker course record holder is women's champ in Boston Marathon

Kiplagat, a 38-year-old mother of two, ran alone for the final miles of the race, finishing with in 2:21:52, nearly a minute ahead of Bahrain's Rose Chelimo. She finished anyway and became the second woman after Bobbi Gibb to complete the full course. "In my mind, I was sure that one day I would win this race", said Kirui, 25, who was running just his third marathon .