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High approval for cannabis, other measures in US vote High approval for cannabis, other measures in US vote
- November 09, 2016

In Colorado, voters approved assisted dying for the terminally ill through "medication that can be self-administered". California was one of five states where votes were being held on the legalisation of recreational weed. Check this page throughout the night for updates. California has voted to sanction cannabis for recreational use, and Florida has approved the use of the drug to alleviate symptoms of illness, as a raft of USA states endorsed loosening their marijuana legislation ... (more...)
Republicans likely to defy predictions and keep Senate control Republicans likely to defy predictions and keep Senate control
- November 09, 2016

Democrats have lost the Kentucky House of Representatives they controlled for some 95 years, boosting Republican control over the Governors office and the Senate in the traditional southern Democratic bastion. Daniel Ivey-Soto of Albuquerque and Bill Soules of Las Cruces fending off GOP challengers, and Republican Sen. In Illinois, the Democrats' Tammy Duckworth defeated incumbent Senator Mark Kirk, marking the party's first pick-up of the night. (more...)
One person dead after shooting near L.A. County polling station
- November 09, 2016

It was not immediately clear whether any officers were injured, he said. A dispatcher answering phones at a nearby fire station that serving as yet another polling place said that location remained opened to voters. Authorities said the motives of gunman were unknown. Hunt said three civilian victims - two female and one male - were struck by gunfire, and that one of them was killed. (more...)
Donald Trump elected president of the United States Donald Trump elected president of the United States
- November 09, 2016

Trump stood at 266 to Clinton's 218. Dow Jones futures and Asian markets tumbled, reflecting investor alarm over what a Trump presidency might mean for the economy and global trade. She cast herself as heir to Obama's legacy and pledged to make good on his unfinished agenda, including passing immigration legislation, tightening restrictions on guns and tweaking his health care law. (more...)
'Doctor Strange' dominates box office in opening weekend
- November 09, 2016

The latest comic book blockbuster, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the eponymous Sorcerer Supreme, has topped the US box office, taking $85 million Friday through Sunday. After earning $12.3 million on Friday at 4,060 locations, "Trolls" is also adding a boost, toying with an opening of about $44 million. Hacksaw Ridge stars Andrew Garfield as a U.S. (more...)
Mexico's peso sinks to historic low Mexico's peso sinks to historic low
- November 09, 2016

In Europe, Germany's DAX was down 0.9 percent at 10,384 while the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.4 percent lower at 6,818. Global stock markets are dropping, Mexico's currency has tanked and USA stocks are poised for a very rough open. (more...)
Springsteen urges 'right side of history' in Clinton rally
- November 09, 2016

Against the spectacular backdrop of an illuminated Independence Hall, where the founding fathers signed the United States into existence, and a crowd of 33,000 people standing in the chill of the Philadelphia night, this was to be the night that Barack Obama handed over to Hillary Clinton one last time. (more...)
Indo-UK alliance may unlock GBP 2 bn business for British companies Indo-UK alliance may unlock GBP 2 bn business for British companies
- November 09, 2016

Despite standing firm on her stance regarding the existing visa system, May announced that India will be the first country to join the UK's registered traveller scheme, aimed at easing the process for visitors entering the country. "Nine out of 10 visa applications from India are already accepted", she said. During the talks with May, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged his country's concerns over the stringent student visa norms which require students to return home after their ... (more...)
Fox's Megyn Kelly Hammers Pervert Newt Gingrich Fox's Megyn Kelly Hammers Pervert Newt Gingrich
- November 09, 2016

So maybe, just maybe, if all of that baggage is on your shoulders, maybe you shouldn't be the surrogate out there wagging your finger and accusing the woman who was reporting on sexual assault - let me explain it slowly - sexual assault and sex are two things. (more...)
Johnny Depp to co-star in 'Fantastic Beasts' sequel
- November 09, 2016

According to the Hollywood Reporter the Pirates Of The Caribbean star will also make a blink-and-you'll-miss-it appearance in the first film, which is due out on November 18. Farrell and Redmayne are joined onscreen by Katherine Waterston, Jon Voight, Ezra Miller, Zoe Kravitz, Samantha Morton, Dan Fogler and Alison Sudol. (more...)
Stocks slide, ATMs run dry after India rupee shock
- November 09, 2016

Businesses routinely use cash to avoid paying taxes . The legal tender character of the notes in denominations of Rs 500 and Rs1000 stands withdrawn. Tomorrow and day after (9th and 10th of November), all banks and post offices have been ordered to be shut, for Executive changes and to get ready for the transition to Indian currency. (more...)
Arizona Marijuana Legalization Initiative Results
- November 09, 2016

California voters approved a ballot measure Tuesday allowing recreational marijuana in the nation's most populous state, handing the legalization movement its biggest victory yet. Needing at least 60 percent approval to pass, Amendment 2 received 71 percent of the votes from Floridians. The impact will be huge, as millions of dollars in medical marijuana taxes alone have already changed the fortunes of several Coachella Valley cities. (more...)
"Hillary Clinton is Guilty. She knows it".
- November 09, 2016

In the nine days between Comey's initial statement that he was looking at more emails and his all-clear announcement on Sunday, almost 24 million people cast early ballots - about 18 percent of the expected total votes for president. According to Kurt Eichenwald at Newsweek, it was clear to FBI investigators from Comey's initial announcement that most of the "new" emails in question were duplicates or were personal; the FBI's additional review, then, may have only been as simple as confirming ... (more...)
Barcelona coach Enrique could bolster his squad in January
- November 09, 2016

Barcelona face a huge task to bounce back from defeat at the hands of old boss Pep Guardiola's Manchester City in midweek when the Spanish champions travel to high-flying Sevilla on Sunday. Leganes' early season form has evaporated with three consecutive defeats and they look to be the ideal easy rivals to help Madrid get back on track. (more...)
Watch TIME's Election Night coverage live
- November 09, 2016

Most of the networks that are covering the election night results - including CNN, Fox News, MSNBC , NBC , ABC , PBS , and CBS - will also have live stream options available at their websites . That site is also offering live coverage in addition to the enticing possibility of a psychotic break from Silver if his meticulously aggregated map and poll numbers begin to fall apart. (more...)
Financial markets showing huge losses as prospects for Trump presidency rise Financial markets showing huge losses as prospects for Trump presidency rise
- November 09, 2016

Japanese stock markets traded lower, as Donald Trump gained momentum towards a U.S. Presidential victory. Clinton is viewed as a more stable option who might maintain current policies. In currency trading, the US dollar was trading at 105.29 yen up from 104.96, and the euro was at $1.1000, just below its previous close of $1.1020. (more...)
Relive The Wrigley Field World Series Celebration
- November 09, 2016

Friday's events get underway at Wrigley Field with the parade leaving the historic ballpark at 10 a.m. Chicago estimated that 2 million people attended a parade and rally in 2015 after the Blackhawks won their third Stanley Cup in six years. (more...)
Shivaay Weekend 1 collection: Ajay Devgn film trundles along on Day 4
- November 09, 2016

Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is roaring at the Box office with an excellent First Weekend Box Office Collection. Shot mostly in Bulgaria and the Himalayas, the film is the story of Shivaay, who falls in love with Olga on a trekking expedition that Shivaay takes Olga and her friends on. (more...)
Lady Gaga appeals for Americans to 'fight for your future'
- November 09, 2016

Lady Gaga reportedly wore the jacket as a tribute to the deceased musical icon, according to The Huffington Post. The 30-year-old singer was sporting the same blazer Michael Jackson wore when he met former president George H.W. Mr. Jon Bon joined the Lady onstage for a stellar duet of his classic "Livin' On A Prayer". The prominent supporter of Hillary Clinton was photographed protesting outside the Trump-owned building in New York City in the early hours of Wednesday morning. (more...)
Massachusetts governor golds firm, doesn't vote for Trump Massachusetts governor golds firm, doesn't vote for Trump
- November 09, 2016

Baker, a moderate Republican, said in May that he doubted he'd be voting for Hillary Clinton either because she has a "huge believability problem ". And nothing's happened in the past nine months to change my mind on that. Question 2 pitted Baker against Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, with whom Baker has enjoyed a warm relationship. Baker said he had no concerns this morning about voter safety across the commonwealth, saying law enforcement keeping an eye on the Northeast "do not believe that ... (more...)

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