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Rapper Pusha T releases PSA supporting California marijuana legalization Rapper Pusha T releases PSA supporting California marijuana legalization
- November 03, 2016

The measure would impose a state excise tax on retail sales of marijuana equal to 15 percent of the sales price and state cultivation taxes on marijuana of $9.25 per ounce of flowers and $2.75 per ounce of leaves. Benson Hausman, executive director of Elemental Wellness, one of San Jose's 16 sanctioned pot shops. Clinton does, however, believe in taking a "hands-off" approach with states who have legalized the drug (currently just Colorado and Washington), and Pusha is voicing his support at ... (more...)
BMO Capital Markets Upgrades Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) to Outperform BMO Capital Markets Upgrades Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) to Outperform
- November 03, 2016

The EPS of company is strolling at 11.35. The corporation has a market cap of US$98.88 Billion. Ilumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN ) released third-quarter earnings last night that on the heels of October 10th's preannouncement of third-quarter revenues and reduced fourth-quarter guidance thereby "limit [ed] any surprises" from Cantor analyst Bryan Brokmeier 's point of view. (more...)
Idaho hospitals rank second in the nation for safety Idaho hospitals rank second in the nation for safety
- November 03, 2016

ME hospitals overall rank in the top 10 in the US for safety, according to the latest hospital safety grades from the Leapfrog Group . All area hospitals scored passing grades on the bi-annual report card, which showed 844 out of 2,812 hospital graded by Leapfrog received an "A", 658 received a "B", 954 received a "C", 157 received a "D" and 20 received an "F". (more...)
QB Newton hopes concerns addressed after talk with Goodell QB Newton hopes concerns addressed after talk with Goodell
- November 03, 2016

Newton wasn't kidding, either. "I got my point across. That's it", Newton said earlier Wednesday at his weekly news conference. Newton spoke briefly about meeting with National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell after complaining that he didn't fee. (more...)
What's Next for FBI's Clinton Email Investigation
- November 03, 2016

But Earnest did concede at least one point: Comey's letter, meant to keep Congress in the loop, had backfired. But Comey's letter said it was unclear what the emails would show or whether they'd be significant, leaving voters at a loss to know whether they should rethink their choice for president. (more...)
Jockey Mike Smith at age 51 eyes big money in Breeders' Cup Jockey Mike Smith at age 51 eyes big money in Breeders' Cup
- November 03, 2016

Kentucky Derby victor Nyquist won't run in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic next Saturday at Santa Anita because of a "puffy ankle". This pair went on to the turf course straight after Limato, who worked on the dirt, with Kevin Bradshaw partnering Ulysses, the stable's Breeders' Cup Turf challenger. (more...)
1 in 17 Children Affected By Air Pollution Worldwide 1 in 17 Children Affected By Air Pollution Worldwide
- November 03, 2016

People have been advised not to go outdoors when air quality turns "severe" as it has adverse effect especially on children , elders and those having heart or lung diseases. The study also looked at indoor air pollution , typically caused by burning coal and wood for cooking and heating. Ultrafine, airborne pollutants - caused primarily by smoke and fumes - can more easily enter and irritate children's lungs, causing and exacerbating life-threatening disease. (more...)
Energy Drink Gives Man Hepatitis, Not Wings Energy Drink Gives Man Hepatitis, Not Wings
- November 03, 2016

The doctors performed additional tests, including blood tests and a liver biopsy, and found that the man had acute hepatitis, according to the report. According to the health tests, the man presented a chronic hepatitis C infection. Main concerns regard the combined use of energy drinks with alcohol, which leads to excessive binge drinking. (more...)
Wet start of rainy season respite in California drought Wet start of rainy season respite in California drought
- November 03, 2016

The California Water Data Challenge, announced on Friday, invites interested individuals and teams to develop apps, websites, data visualizations or other tools "that leverage publicly available data sets in novel ways to support creative solutions to California's water challenges, as outlined in the Brown administration's California Water Action Plan ", according to a joint release by several state agencies supporting the competition. (more...)
Office Depot's Profit Rises on Cost Cuts, Overcoming Lower Revenue Office Depot's Profit Rises on Cost Cuts, Overcoming Lower Revenue
- November 03, 2016

Now shares have been suggested as BUY from 0 brokerage firms and recommended as Strong Buy by 1 brokerage firms.0 brokerage firms have issued Sell rating for the company and Strong Sell rating was issued by 1 brokerage firms.7 brokerage firms have rated the company as a Hold. (more...)
Taylor Swift tops Forbes' highest-paid women in music list Taylor Swift tops Forbes' highest-paid women in music list
- November 03, 2016

The 26-year-old United States pop star has amassed earnings of 170 million USA dollars (£137.8 million) over the past year, meaning she has earned more than double her nearest competitor Adele. Adele proves the exception to the rule, as most of her earnings come from album sales. Her "25" was the best-selling album of 2015. Forbes estimated the pre-tax income of personalities from June 1 2015 to June 1 2016 from a variety of sources, including data from Pollstar, Nielsen and the Recording ... (more...)
California cities ban pot sales ahead of state vote California cities ban pot sales ahead of state vote
- November 03, 2016

His ad with Kaine does discuss the importance of working to mitigate mass incarceration-another thorny issue for the Clintons, traditionally-but does not mention drug law reform. "That's an important step in ending mass incarceration around the country". The national classification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug-considered unsafe and of no beneficial medical use-constitutes a large portion of the drug-related arrests made in the USA, with arrests increasing in recent years . (more...)
UK Supreme Court asked to rule on NIreland abortion access UK Supreme Court asked to rule on NIreland abortion access
- November 03, 2016

Despite enormous pressure from the pro-abortion lobby the number of Northern Ireland women seeking abortions in Britain has dropped to almost half of what it was in 2001. "It's a disgrace that women are still forced to travel, and this injustice is only compounded by the high cost of private procedures that women from Northern Ireland have to pay". (more...)
Men and women weigh in on male birth control Men and women weigh in on male birth control
- November 02, 2016

Men nearly had their own highly effective birth control, but the medical trial had to stop when some of the men said they couldn't take the side effects. So can guys get past the mood swings so that male contraception can be an option? The research has not been "abandoned" and, indeed, has been hailed as an important step in producing a reversible hormonal contraceptive method for men. (more...)
Tobacco tax efforts draw unexpected support, detractors Tobacco tax efforts draw unexpected support, detractors
- November 02, 2016

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood stand in opposition to Amendment 3, largely due to concerns the ballot initiative allows for tobacco tax revenue to be given to religious institutions. Two small brand companies, led by Cheyenne International LLC have spent well over a million dollars on Proposition A , which would hike the cigarette tax by 23-cents. (more...)
Curry, Warriors top Blazers for 3rd straight win
- November 02, 2016

After dropping their season opener at home, the Warriors have now won back-to-back road games. PORTLAND, Ore. - In a radio interview last month , Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard said he "might have too much pride" or "be too much of a competitor" to join a "super team ". (more...)
Black vote declining with 24.4 million ballots cast Black vote declining with 24.4 million ballots cast
- November 02, 2016

Registered Republicans have a very narrow lead in Florida early voting. White turnout, however, is up 15 percent. Democrats still dominate most of the state at 47 percent of registrations. But the fight is particularly acute in Southern states like North Carolina, which until 2013, could change their election laws only with Department of Justice approval. (more...)
Start Movember off right with the Shave Down in the Nest tomorrow Start Movember off right with the Shave Down in the Nest tomorrow
- November 02, 2016

Mark Hedstrom, head of Movember USA, helps kick off TODAY's #NoShaveToday to raise money for men's health issues, including prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health and suicide prevention . Tuesday, Nov. 1 will be the last time participants bring a razor to the top of their lips for 30 days. "This Movember, grow your moustache for men's health", za.movember.com wrote on its website. (more...)
Shah Rukh Khan sends Diwali wishes to Indian soldiers Shah Rukh Khan sends Diwali wishes to Indian soldiers
- November 02, 2016

At one moment, KJo asked the Dear Zindagi actor if he would kill the person who would kiss his daughter and SRK said, "I will rip his lips off". Shah Rukh, who has fans not only in India but all across the globe, is the only actor who can romance actress of any age. (more...)
Deepika Padukone kills it in 'xXx: The Return of Xander Cage' teaser Deepika Padukone kills it in 'xXx: The Return of Xander Cage' teaser
- November 02, 2016

Return of Xander Cage marks the return of Vin Diesel to the early 2000s action series. xXx: The Return of Xander Cage is directed by DJ Caruso and also stars Ruby Rose, Nina Dobrev, Donnie Yen, Samuel L. We'll just have to see if it all lives up to the hype or even possibly exceeds our low expectations. As per Slash Film , " xXx 3: The Return of Xander Cage " shows how Cage is once again to be acquired for a risky mission against a group of outlaws that intend to utilize ... (more...)

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