IL lawmakers propose legalizing recreational marijuana

The state would license and regulate businesses growing, processing, testing and selling marijuana to adults. The proposal aims to restrict sales to adults 21 and older, and tax the sales at $50 per ounce wholesale and at the state's 6.25 percent s... More..

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by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Sears and Kmart might not have enough money to stock their shelves

Sears Holding Corp. said "substantial doubt" clouds the future of the Hoffman Estates-based company, which has seen revenues and assets plummet in recent years. Landlords are now looking at splitting up Target ...More..

Emma Watson may get Rs 100 crores for Beauty and the Beast
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Emma Watson may get Rs 100 crores for Beauty and the Beast

Of that total, $170 million came at theaters in North America. " Beauty " will also beat the record set by "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" past year for all-time openings in March. Be Fairfield Library'...More..

Syncrude responding to fire at upgrader at oilsands site in northern Alta
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Syncrude responding to fire at upgrader at oilsands site in northern Alta

The Alberta Energy Regulator has a team in the area, monitoring safety and environmental regulations. The facility has been plagued in the past by outages and below-capacity output, but has been running at ar...More..

What's in your sandwich? Subway disputes study on chicken
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

What's in your sandwich? Subway disputes study on chicken

Soy protein, seasonings, and a ton of sodium make up the rest of the "chicken" product. Subway has released results from two independent laboratories that proves the restaurant's chicken is chicken, disprov...More..

Mesa County Health Department sees highest flu activity in 5 years
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Mesa County Health Department sees highest flu activity in 5 years

In the latest statewide victim totals, there were 11 deaths reported in the 65 and older age group, six in the 50-to-64 age group and two in the 25-to-49 age group. The Centers for Disease Control and Preventi...More..

Heroin overdoses in America more than quadrupled between 2010 and 2015
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Heroin overdoses in America more than quadrupled between 2010 and 2015

However, the new report details some striking changes in two areas: First, the specific drugs involved in the deaths; and second, the age groups of the people most affected. Co-author of the study and member ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Trump reiterates neutrality on two-state solution, but says he 'likes' it

Speaking on behalf of Malta's presidency of the EU Council, Minister Ian Borg reiterated the EU's commitment to a two-state solution, namely Israel and Palestine existing side by side as separate states. Delega...More..

ADHD has more to do with brain's functioning, not poor parenting
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

ADHD has more to do with brain's functioning, not poor parenting

The volume overall was smaller in people diagnosed with ADHD, as were five of the brain regions, the team said. Similar differences in brain volume are also seen in other psychiatric disorders, especially maj...More..

by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Idaho reports most flu deaths since 2000

A serious spike in the number of flu-related deaths in North Carolina over the past week has health officials concerned. "Unfortunately, this flu season is far from over", Tengelsen says. The Centers for Dise...More..

Modi's raincoat barb an insult to nation: Rahul Gandhi
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Modi's raincoat barb an insult to nation: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress vice president also clarified that there was no fight between the Samajwadi Party and the Congress over Assembly seats. Talking about Modi's warning in Uttarakhand on Saturday that he had everyon...More..

Former Planned Parenthood Worker Says Abortions Rewarded with Pizza
by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Former Planned Parenthood Worker Says Abortions Rewarded with Pizza

Here's the thing: They aren't. "Of course this is not something that Governor Terry McAuliffe looks favorably upon so we are going to continue to take him to task on standing up for life and the issues we bel...More..

Attorneys general from 16 states condemn Trump travel ban
by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

Attorneys general from 16 states condemn Trump travel ban

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, and Rev. Jesse Jackson were among the local leaders who joined protesters at O'Hare on Sunday; condemning the president's stance, and offerin...More..

She's got heart: Go Red for Women in February
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

She's got heart: Go Red for Women in February

The goal is to raise awareness for the fight against heart disease and stroke. Attendees, along with Tulane students, faculty and staff are all encouraged to wear red in support of the National Wear Red Day . ...More..

Neighbours flock online to crown Miss Universe
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Neighbours flock online to crown Miss Universe

She said that she likes how the preliminary competition was done in the country. Excited users gushed to congratulate the Miss Universe GB competition victor a year ago after her success. We are truly proud...More..

Ahead of the Bell: US economy-GDP
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Ahead of the Bell: US economy-GDP

The Commerce Department says the gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of just 1.9 percent in the October-December period, a slowdown from 3.5 percent growth in the third quarter. Growth in the fourth...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Did the Pittsburgh Steelers Ben Roethlisberger Hint at Retirement?

Two winters ago Pittsburgh's season ended in the wild card game. On Tuesday morning, Ben Roethlisberger held a press conference that woke everyone up with it's drama-filled content. The NFL Network's Adit...More..

Man robs United States bank to 'get away from his wife'
by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Man robs United States bank to 'get away from his wife'

He faces up to 20-years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. According to court documents, Ripple entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money and saying that he had a gun. And he sti...More..

Frost, Els pay tribute to former pro Westner
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Frost, Els pay tribute to former pro Westner

According to reports, officers on the scene said it appeared that the couple were separated and that his wife was in the process of relocating to Johannesburg. Els, half of the Els-Westner duo that famously won...More..

by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Nowhere near enough people getting flu vaccine, says HSE

Like most years, the flu is expected to affect very young and very old people the most severely. Ehresmann noted that this year's flu vaccine appears to be a good match for the viruses circulating. Over the l...More..

LIRR Derailment at Atlantic Terminal Injures Dozens
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

LIRR Derailment at Atlantic Terminal Injures Dozens

Eleven of the injured passengers were taken to local hospitals. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) said the derailment caused traffic and travel delays near the station, which is also a stop for city ...More..

Dylann Roof plans no witnesses or evidence in penalty phase
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Dylann Roof plans no witnesses or evidence in penalty phase

Roof's lead attorney, David Bruck, filed a motion to hold another hearing on whether the 22-year-old is competent. Roof's lawyers say they think he got rid of them because they wanted to present what Roof tho...More..

Australia's Woolworths sells petrol chain to BP for $1.3 billion
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Australia's Woolworths sells petrol chain to BP for $1.3 billion

The deal will also extend the Woolworths Rewards program and reward customers for loyalty and support. The less points-savvy will also be able to redeem their Woolworths points as a discount on purchases ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Burial of Ebola

For healthy adults from Sierra Leon, the recombinant type-5 vector-based Ebola vaccine is safe and immunogenic, according to a study published online December 21 in The Lancet . That meant 117 clusters, with r...More..

Officers Flush Out Prisoners Who Used Toilet To Escape Christmas Day
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Officers Flush Out Prisoners Who Used Toilet To Escape Christmas Day

One of the men was identified as David Frazier, who had been charged with aggravated robbery and is considered unsafe to the public. They were able to unscrew and remove its rusted bolts, exposing a hole big en...More..

New Ebola Vaccine Is 100% Effective
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

New Ebola Vaccine Is 100% Effective

The World Health Organization's assistant director-general for health systems and innovation, Marie-Paule Kieny, admitted that the recent study on the successful Ebola vaccine came too late for those who ...More..

Manhattan high-rise fire injures 24, including young girl, firefighters
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Manhattan high-rise fire injures 24, including young girl, firefighters

Three of those hurt were firefighters, authorities said. They also said that a smoke alarm was present "but not operational". FDNY Chief of Department James Leonard took the opportunity to remind residents of...More..

Severe Weather Christmas Day ?
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Severe Weather Christmas Day ?

New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible. Saturday Night: A chance of rain, mainly before 7pm. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Sou...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Klopp says Liverpool fans 'scared' him; makes request for next match

But as we saw over the last few months, when he is left up top with no one to play the ball to, the attack stagnates and the chances never come. Sadio Mane's goal in the fourth of eight stoppage time minutes ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Northern China's Air Pollution Levels Exceeded WHO's Standards 100 Times Over

A host of emergency measures have been implemented to protect the public's health from the smog, which is smothering nearly a ninth of the entire coun try. Over the past few days, hospitals in the area have r...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

American Red Cross in desperate need of blood for winter

Cancer patients are at the greatest risk of a "worrying drop" in blood donor numbers over the festive season as millions of Australians use their spare time for Christmas shopping. Another challenge is that wit...More..

MN Awards Clinton Votes: One Elector Refuses to Vote
by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

MN Awards Clinton Votes: One Elector Refuses to Vote

So far, the Democrats have managed to secure only a single faithless elector for certain, a Texas Republican who will not vote until later Monday afternoon. "I know you really wanted to see a vote for Berni...More..

by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Woman is first to have baby with ovaries frozen as a child

The 24-year-old woman is believed to be the first in the world to deliver a baby after having frozen an ovary tissue before puberty. Born with beta thalessaemia, a blood condition which can be fatal if not tr...More..

by | Friday, December 16, 2016

Texas city says 1 chemical seeped into water

Newly elected Mayor Dan McQueen told our sister station KRIS 6 News that city officials aren't fully aware of what chemical may have been introduced to the water, but it was from an industry at a single-point e...More..

by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent to Stand Down

CENTRAL TRUST Co boosted its position in shares of Coca-Cola Enterprises by 1.6% in the second quarter. The Relative Volume of the company is 2.06 and Average Volume (3 months) is 13.63 million. If you are ac...More..