Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

Traffic searches by highway patrols in Colorado and Washington dropped by almost half after those states legalized marijuana in 2012, concluded a report by Stanford's Open Policing project, which analyzes police data in an effort to show patterns of police behavior with the public. Read More

On 'Radio Times': Traveling to Cuba under Trump

On 'Radio Times': Traveling to Cuba under Trump

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops objected that the move would affect U.S. citizens' travel to Cuba and would hinder U.S. commerce with entities controlled by the Cuban government. The "Better Deal for Cuba Policy" is a carefully tailored policy that allows America to continue interaction with Cuba on diplomatic and national security issues, as well as limited economic interaction, but prevents American dollars from going towards GAESA, the Cuban military's holding-company ... Read More

Experts alert about presence of lead in baby food

Experts alert about presence of lead in baby food

Vogel noted that even small amounts of exposure can add up and that scientists believe there's "no safe levels of lead in blood". Children are consuming more lead than is healthy, a new study by an environmental watchdog warns. EDF's report lists several recommendations for the FDA, including updating its current limits and food safety guidelines as well as making absolutely clear that the worldwide standards for fruit juice "are inadequate". Read More

Cancer survivors, caregivers honored at Relay For Life

Cancer survivors, caregivers honored at Relay For Life

With the turnout and amount of money raised in Brewster, the "little kid on the block" will soon join the ranks of its big brothers. She spoke of how the disease had touched her, and ones she'd loved, including her grandpa who died of lung cancer, her uncle who lost his battle with prostate cancer, and one her mother's friend who died of leukemia just last week. Read More

Trump wants to dismantle Obama-era Cuba policies

Trump wants to dismantle Obama-era Cuba policies

On Friday, June 16, 2017, President Donald Trump is expected to give Am. It outlines President Trump's pushback on Obama Administration initiatives, which weakened the longstanding economic USA embargo on Cuba . "He had something in mind, like playing chess with those people, the communists over there", he said. When asked, White House officials did not say why the administration did not hold similar thinking for Saudi Arabia, which also has a history of human rights abuse. Read More

Samosa vendor's son secures 64th rank in JEE-Advanced course

Samosa vendor's son secures 64th rank in JEE-Advanced course

Students can check their results on www.jeeadv.ac.in . A total of 1,59,540 candidates (around 1.29 lakh boys and around 29,000 girls) appeared for the JEE (Advanced). Stay tuned for more notifications on JEE Advanced Results 2017 and the counselling updates. Text messages were sent to all the candidates on their performance. Read More

House approves a third casino in East Windsor

House approves a third casino in East Windsor

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had previously criticized an amendment to the bill creating a new mandate on insurers, saying it showed "disdain" for the insurance industry. The third casino in the region will be operated by the two Indian tribes. The state's two federally recognized tribes - the Mohegans and the Mashantucket Pequots - are running one casino each. Read More

Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal

Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal

Short also said Monday that he doesn't expect legislation on tax reform until after Labor Day and that an infrastructure deal would come by the end of the year but the administration has "no firm timeline". Additionally, the House bill would phase out the expansion of Medicaid. Whatever the White House's efforts to push ahead with policy plans, there will be a spotlight on testimony by James Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director Trump fired last month, to the Senate ... Read More

Marshawn Lynch relishes opportunity to play for hometown Oakland Raiders

Marshawn Lynch relishes opportunity to play for hometown Oakland Raiders

Lynch was born and raised in Oakland and attended nearby University of California, Berkeley. "Just to play in Oakland, shit, it's like a dream come true or something like that". That happened three weeks later when Seattle agreed to trade Lynch's rights to Oakland in a deal that included a swap of late-round draft picks in 2018. Read More

Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections

Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections

SAN FRANCISCO Russian hacking of the 2016 US election included sophisticated targeting of state officials responsible for voter rolls and voting procedures, according to a top secret USA intelligence document that was leaked and published this week, revealing another potential method of attempted interference in the vote. Read More

Forecast: Sunny skies to return Wednesday

Forecast: Sunny skies to return Wednesday

Showers and thunderstorms will be likely, mainly in the evening. Some showers and thunderstorms are likely again Monday after 8 a.m., forecasters. Highs will stick in the lower 80's. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Showers and isolated thunderstorms will greet many of you on your way out the door Monday morning. Tuesday , mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Read More

India lose 1-4 to Denmark at Sudirman Cup

India lose 1-4 to Denmark at Sudirman Cup

Sikki Reddy. And finally the in-form duo of Ashwini/Sikki Reddy made it 4-1 with their awesome win over Della Haris/Rosyita Putri Sari 21-12, 21-19. In the absence of Saina, Sindhu has led the Indian team with distinction by dint of personal performance. They would be denied a 4-1 victory and a quarter-final place, when Denmark's Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Pedersen won 21-18, 13-21, 21-13 in the women's doubles over Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu. Read More

Not Sleeping Well? People May Avoid You

Not Sleeping Well? People May Avoid You

The study discovered that people started to look more exhausted and unhealthy when their sleep was halved for just two nights. "Sleep deprivation is associated with a wide variety of physiological changes, such as impaired immune function, reduced cardiovascular health, and even impaired glucose metabolism", she says, which is why people who are sleep deprived can be viewed as less healthy. Read More

Supreme Court reserves its order in triple talaq case

Supreme Court reserves its order in triple talaq case

The bench in the morning asked the All India Muslim Personal Law Board if it was possible to give the woman the option that the marriage would not be dissolved through triple talaq and whether their advisory would be followed by the Qazis on the ground. Read More

Massive ransomware attack hits 99 countries

Massive ransomware attack hits 99 countries

Renault said on Saturday it had halted manufacturing at plants in Sandouville, France, and Romania to prevent the spread of ransomware in its systems. The hackers behind WannaCry took things a step further by creating a ransomware worm, allowing them to demand ransom payments not just from individual but from entire organizations - maybe even thousands of organizations. Read More

Texas House OKs bill letting adoption groups deny non-Christians

Texas House OKs bill letting adoption groups deny non-Christians

It would also apply to programs and organizations that provide assistance to abused or neglected children, counseling services for children and parents, programs that offer support for foster and adoptive parents, and organizations that provide family support services or "family preservation services". Read More

India belatedly confirm their participation in next month's Champions Trophy

India belatedly confirm their participation in next month's Champions Trophy

With the ICC clipping BCCI's financial wings in its new revenue model, the Indian cricket board was not too happy and was contemplating pulling out from the mega event and thus the meeting to make a unanimous decision on the same. The standoff continued further when the revenue model was revised and the BCCI again rejected the ICC's proposal of an additional 100 million, at where the original is 293 million. Read More

Govt's policy on J&K a 'disaster', says Anand Sharma

Govt's policy on J&K a 'disaster', says Anand Sharma

She said that PM Modi showed his strength by visiting Pakistan amid tensions between the two countries, the report added. As for Mehbooba reaching out to the PM, the differences between the BJP and PDP remain despite a high-level meeting between her and Modi in New Delhi last month. Read More

FEMAIL taste-tests new caffeine bagel from Einstein Bros

FEMAIL taste-tests new caffeine bagel from Einstein Bros

Einstein Bros. Bagels unleashes Thursday its Expresso Buzz Bagel in select locations. Each bagel promises 32 milligrams of caffeine - which is only about a third of what you would find in the average 8 ounce cup of coffee, but is better than no caffeine. Read More

4 warning signs for children their mental health

4 warning signs for children their mental health

Wang spoke to a crowd of oil and gas professionals on Thursday about the Calgary-based organization, which helps high-risk children and youth who have been traumatized, to recognize Children's Mental Health Awareness Day (as declared by Mayor Naheed Nenshi). Read More