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Recreational pot nears legalization in California, Massachusetts Recreational pot nears legalization in California, Massachusetts
- November 10, 2016

If California votes "yes", recreational cannabis would be legal along the entire West Coast, giving the legalization movement powerful momentum. The Marijuana Policy Project, the nation's leading organization supporting liberalization of cannabis laws, declared victory for the measures to legalize recreational pot in California and MA. (more...)
Kate McKinnon and Alec Baldwin Break Character to Urge Viewers to Vote Kate McKinnon and Alec Baldwin Break Character to Urge Viewers to Vote
- November 10, 2016

About seven minutes into the skit, Fake Donald Trump ( Alec Baldwin ) tells fake Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon), "When I'm elected, I will assign a special prosecutor to make sure she never..." "I feel gross all the time, don't you guys feel gross all the time about this?" With two days left before the contentious US presidential election , Saturday Night Live cast members took their last chance to parody the candidates and broke character to send a message to the American voters. (more...)
X-MEN Films Headed For. 'Reconfiguring,' DEADPOOL 3 In Talks Already X-MEN Films Headed For. 'Reconfiguring,' DEADPOOL 3 In Talks Already
- November 10, 2016

In a bid of good news to come out, Fox appears on track to already be in the early stages of development on Deadpool 3 - even as the still-be-made second chapter is coming to the blows of losing director Tim Miller ( John Wick's David Leitch is now in negotiations to take over). (more...)
The Harrisons: Six NFL players who flopped in Week 9 The Harrisons: Six NFL players who flopped in Week 9
- November 10, 2016

Pitta had been an important part in the Ravens most recent Super Bowl run, and has great chemistry with Flacco who uses his big tight end as a safety net, so fans were psyched to see him back. The kids with the blue star on their helmets have played with poise. Teams are starting to get the best of Carson Wentz , while Philadelphia's defense has underperformed as of late. (more...)
Krishnamoorthi Wins 8th Congressional District House Seat Krishnamoorthi Wins 8th Congressional District House Seat
- November 10, 2016

Her mother Shyamala Gopalan came to the USA from Chennai to study science, specifically endocrinology and complex mechanisms of cancer. Indian-American Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi on Wednesday won the Congressional election from IL, defeating Republican former Elmhurst Mayor Peter DiCianni. (more...)
Donald Trump's Possible Paths to Victory Donald Trump's Possible Paths to Victory
- November 10, 2016

Both major party candidates spent portions of their last day on the campaign trail in the Mitten State Monday, Nov. 7 as they tried to invigorate Michiganders to head to the polls. In one of the reddest counties in Michigan , Ottawa, Trump actually underperformed Romney, getting almost 2,000 fewer votes. She later attended separate rallies held by Trump and vice presidential candidate Mike Pence. (more...)
Florida leads all states with over 6.5 million early votes Florida leads all states with over 6.5 million early votes
- November 10, 2016

Voters should also learn the hours when the polls are open so they do not arrive too early or too late to vote. It was largely the same up north. The following tips can help voters prepare for Election Day. "Every citizen should have the ability to exercise their right to vote", Secretary of State Alex Padilla said. He said all had proven unfounded. Trump sued the registrar of voters in Clark County, Nevada, with a claim that a polling place in Las Vegas had improperly been allowed to remain ... (more...)
Big victories for legal pot, but path ahead is uncertain
- November 10, 2016

Official results have yet to come in for ME and Arizona. The victories could spark similar efforts in other states and put pressure on federal authorities to ease longstanding rules that classify marijuana as a dangerously addictive drug with no medical benefits. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Concession Speech: 'This is Painful'
- November 10, 2016

But the distribution of that support and a failure to get voters to the polls in a handful of states means that Trump will be our next president. Addressing stricken staff and voters at a New York City hotel, Clinton urged acceptance of Trump's stunning win after a campaign that appeared poised until Election Day to make her the first woman elected US president. (more...)
Colorado Voters Approve Right-To-Die Initiative Colorado Voters Approve Right-To-Die Initiative
- November 10, 2016

Proposition 106 requires that a mentally competent patient have a six-month prognosis and get two doctors to approve requests for life-ending medication. Doctors must also discuss alternatives and safe storage, tracking and disposal of lethal drugs, in case the patient changes his or her mind. The state's Catholic conference rejected depictions of assisted suicide as a private choice: "killing, no matter what its motives, is never a private matter; it always impacts other people and has ... (more...)
Kentucky Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo loses re-election bid Kentucky Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo loses re-election bid
- November 10, 2016

They avoided duplicating efforts and spread their resources more efficiently among several races. Kentucky's Republican leadership offered few details on their legislative plans Wednesday as they met with reporters at the capitol Annex. Democrats will be hard pressed to stop Bevin and his Republican allies after their numbers dwindled from 53 to 36 in the 100-seat House of Representatives. (more...)
Marijuana, minimum-wage hikes win at the polls
- November 10, 2016

But, as for today, making it legal in a few more states is a pretty good place to start. "Now that the playing field has expanded dramatically, including that overwhelming vote in Florida, which will become the second largest state marijuana market in the country, there is even more incentive". (more...)
Legal Marijuana Approved by Voters in Mass.; Charter School Question Fails Legal Marijuana Approved by Voters in Mass.; Charter School Question Fails
- November 10, 2016

But not every school district in MA is delivering on behalf of the kids that it serves. Proponents portray charters as mission driven to educate the least advantaged students-the same students that district schools have failed. Almost a half-century ago, my wife was one of the founders of the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO), a program through which 3,330 Boston and Springfield students of color attend schools in 35 suburban districts. (more...)
Hillary Clinton concedes defeat; to give concession speech later Hillary Clinton concedes defeat; to give concession speech later
- November 10, 2016

Trump will enjoy Republican majorities in both chambers of the US Congress.Television networks projected the party would retain control of the 100-seat Senate and the House of Representatives, where all 435 seats were up for grabs. The very close vote seemed to surprise many, especially as most pre-election polls showed Clinton leading by a wide margin. At 2AM, Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta took the stage at the Javits Center in NY and told everyone to go home. (more...)
Hillary Clinton's Concession Speech Was for Women
- November 10, 2016

In the Rose Garden on Wednesday, Obama said he had significant differences with Trump, as he had with George W. Bush upon taking office eight years ago. For most of election night, it appeared the race would hinge on MI, with voters paying close attention to the polls in their state. "Last night I congratulated Donald Trump and offered to work with him on behalf of our country", she said. (more...)
Donald Trump wins 2016 presidential election: victory speech, full transcript
- November 10, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan called Trump Tuesday night to congratulate him on his "incredible victory". I mean that very sincerely. That is now what I want to do for our country. All of the Trump clan, including his sons Eric, Donald Jr and Barron, daughters Ivanka and Tiffany, wife Melania and running mate Mike Pence walked with him onstage in the early hours of Wednesday. (more...)
Trump election elicits fears, some cheers around the globe Trump election elicits fears, some cheers around the globe
- November 10, 2016

Relations between Warsaw and Moscow have been tense in recent months, with the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party in Poland arguing to maintain European Union sanctions against Russian Federation. The State Duma in the Kremlin broke out in applause as the news came in the 70-year-old had beaten Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton. President Francois Hollande said France wanted to begin talks with Trump immediately to clarify his stance on global affairs. (more...)
Some Iowa students stage walkout to protest Trump victory Some Iowa students stage walkout to protest Trump victory
- November 10, 2016

Activist group Case Action, which bills itself as a group "fighting for social justice in Central Arizona ", participated in the protest but said that "the walkouts today were spontaneous and organized by the students". "Some did, some opted not to", Maxwell said. The students gathered on the grass in front of the school, but have since moved down Arapahoe Avenue toward Broadway. (more...)
On Election Day Eve, Michigan Sees A Flurry of Activity On Election Day Eve, Michigan Sees A Flurry of Activity
- November 09, 2016

At her final campaign rally Clinton made the case that the election is "the test of our time". Donald Trump has a final message for his supporters before heading to the polls on Election Day: "We have to win". The spotlight Tuesday is on the presidential race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. "We had both candidates here, we had surrogates here, it was exciting to see in many respects", Snyder said. (more...)
Toblerone Changes Its Iconic Triangular Shape, Angers Chocolate Fans Toblerone Changes Its Iconic Triangular Shape, Angers Chocolate Fans
- November 09, 2016

The change has led to a widespread social media revolt, and fans have flooded the brand's Facebook pages with complaints, and of course expressing their distaste through a healthy range of memes. So, the bars that originally weight 170 grams have now been slashed to 150 grams, and 40 grams have been carved out of bars that used to contain 400 grams. (more...)

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