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Ham sees his role as educating people. Feissner, 31, the son a former district judge in Freeland, said the permit is the culmination of three years of work, lobbying, advocating and educating about the benefits of medical marijuana. Tuesday's announcement makes it feel like the push to provide medical marijuana to chronically ill patients in Pennsylvania has shifted from an abstract goal to a beginning of a real industry, said state Sen.
  • Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

    Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

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    US District Judge Raymond A. Jackson yesterday overturned those four sentences and ordered the courts that imposed them to consider new sentences. The ruling cited both the Supreme Court decision in 2012 that found juvenile sentences of life without parole were unconstitutional and the 2016 decision that made the same judgement retroactive.
  • Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

    Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

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    The fiduciary rule, which was more than six years in the making, sets higher standards for the advice brokers give to retirement savers. In an essay for the Wall Street Journal that was published Monday night, Acosta said the department "found no principled legal basis" for delaying the rule any further.
  • No fruit juice for kids under age one, say pediatricians

    No fruit juice for kids under age one, say pediatricians

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    Fruit juice is not recommended for the management of dehydration or diarrhea. For kids ages four to six - no more than four to six ounces per day. "Pediatricians have a lot of information to share with families on how to provide the proper balance of fresh fruit within their child's diet".
  • Sicily Open Soderberg, Hoey lead after flirting with 59

    Sicily Open Soderberg, Hoey lead after flirting with 59

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    I'm happy with where I am right now. "I got it in, in kind of level par the last few holes which was decent and it was tricky in the wind". The former world number 23 lay 20 under after six holes but four bogeys and a double bogey, including four dropped shots between the 15th and the 17th, saw him drop back into the pack at Verdura Golf Club .
  • UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

    UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

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    Kurt Baumgartner, principal security researcher at Kaspersky, says the malware has translations in dozens of languages, such that instructions for paying the ransom are displayed in the language set for that computer. Hospitals across the country have been hit by a "ransomware" attack that froze computers, shutting wards, closing emergency rooms and bringing treatment to a halt.
  • Ebola: WHO declares outbreak in DR Congo

    Ebola: WHO declares outbreak in DR Congo

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    This latest Ebola outbreak is Congo's eighth, the most of any country. Though WHO has developed an experimental vaccine, the virus remains fatal in approximately 90% of infections. The vaccine should not be given for mass immunization of the general population, the experts said. "It's very important to find all the possible contacts of people who have been infected, who have been in contact with who, and see whether there is a possible continuation of infection and limit it as much as ...
  • Brazil Lifts Public Health Emergency as Zika Cases Drop

    Brazil Lifts Public Health Emergency as Zika Cases Drop

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    All three diseases are carried by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which Brazil has been battling to eradicate to stop the spread of Zika . By April 15, 7,911 cases of Zika had been registered across Brazil this year, compared to 170,535 cases throughout 2016.
  • Shorten's budget is 'bulldust': Treasurer

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    He will also tonight outline Labor's position on the Turnbull Government's housing package, which doesn't touch negative gearing or capital gains tax but includes measures for first home buyers, downsizers and renters. They're facing a backlash from the bankers over the surprise $6.2 billion levy on Australia's largest financial institutions. The federal opposition leader has also committed to keeping the coalition's budget fix levy on high-income earners, and says his party will back a ...
  • Not Correct To Hang Nirbhaya Rapists?

    Not Correct To Hang Nirbhaya Rapists?

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    Banumathi in a unanimous verdict, thus upholding the death sentence handed to the four by a lower court and then confirmed by the Delhi High Court. One of the accused, Ram Singh, had allegedly committed suicide in the Tihar Jail, while a convicted juvenile was sentenced three years of punishment in a reform home.
  • President Buhari Off To London For Medical Follow-Up

    President Buhari Off To London For Medical Follow-Up

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    In a later statement, Mr. Adesina said the president has already written to the leadership of the National Assembly intimating them of the trip. (AP Photo/ Sunday Alamba). The International Committee of the Red Cross, which helped negotiate the girls' release along with the Swiss government, said they would be reunited with their families soon.