Up in Smoke: Marijuana activists cuffed after lighting up at U.S. Capitol

By Ian Simpson | WASHINGTON Two dozen red-hatted protesters gathered on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol on Monday to call for easing federal marijuana laws, but police snuffed out the party by arresting four of them after they lit … Continue reading


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UC Berkeley sued over postponement of Ann Coulter speech

FILE PHOTO: Commentator Ann Coulter addresses the Conservative Political Action conference (CPAC) in Washington, February 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo


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MetLife asks court to halt 'too big to fail' case during Trump review

FILE PHOTO – A statue stands atop Grand Central Station in front of the MetLife building in New York, October 8, 2008. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo


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Newcastle United back in Premier League

Newcastle United secured an immediate return to the Premier League with a convincing home victory over Preston. Christian Atsu put the Magpies 2-1 up at half-time after Jordan Hugill had cancelled out an Ayoze Perez opener. On a tense evening … Continue reading


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Serena Williams brands Ilie Nastase comments 'racist' and backs investigation

Serena Williams says Ilie Nastase’s recent comments about her unborn child are “racist” and has given her backing to a full investigation. Nastase, a former world number one, was heard speculating whether Williams’ child would be “chocolate with milk?” “It … Continue reading


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France elections: Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader

Media playback is unsupported on your device Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced that she is stepping aside as leader of her National Front (FN) party. The move comes just a day after she reached the second … Continue reading


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Alitalia workers reject labor deal, put airline on course for administration: union sources

Alitalia workers rejected a proposal to cut jobs among ground staff and trim flight personnel’s salaries as part of a major restructuring, putting the loss-making Italian airline on course for government-led special administration, union sources said. Despite an initial deal … Continue reading


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T-Mobile quarterly profit up, new subscribers top estimates

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Wells Fargo has satisfactory 'living will' plan: Fed

FILE PHOTO: A man walks by a bank machine at the Wells Fargo & Co. bank in downtown Denver, Colorado, U.S. April 13, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo


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Trump tax push raises questions about scope of his 'reform'

U.S. President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka hold a video conference call with Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer of NASA on the International Space Station from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., … Continue reading


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Uber, France spar over whether company is a transport service

FILE PHOTO: Uber drivers’ cars are parked outside the Ministry of Transportation building during a protest in Taipei, Taiwan February 26, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo


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'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author Pirsig dies at 88

Robert M. Pirsig, author of the influential 1970s philosophical novel “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,” died on Monday at the age of 88, his publisher said. William Morrow & Co executive editor Peter Hubbard said in a statement … Continue reading


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Automotive supplier breaks ground on rare new Detroit factory

By Nick Carey | DETROIT U.S. auto parts maker Flex-N-Gate will build a plant in Detroit in what local officials described on Monday as the first new investment by an automotive supplier in decades for Motor City, the cradle and … Continue reading


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Law dean sues University of Cincinnati over ouster, seeks reinstatement

Law Profs Posted Apr 24, 2017 03:02 pm CDT By Stephanie Francis Ward Tweet Jennifer Bard, the University of Cincinnati College of Law dean who in March was placed on administrative leave after faculty members discussed a vote of no … Continue reading


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Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuit

FILE – In this Friday, April 21, 2017, file photo, a leaflet is seen stapled to a message board near Sproul Hall on the University of California at Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif. Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak … Continue reading


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