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  1. Growing medical marijuana could mean big business in Maryland. Here's who wants in.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Washington Post

    The people lining up to profit from Maryland's legal medical marijuana market include former sheriffs and state lawmakers, wealthy business executives and well-connected political donors, according to previously undisclosed public records obtained by The Washington Post. Nearly 150 businesses are competing for up to 15 cultivation licenses that will be awarded starting this summer, the first footholds in an emerging industry that is already worth billions nationally.

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  2. Brexit and . - Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Washington Post

    Jason Kosakow, 29, came to the Elephant & Castle pub in Washington on June 24 hoping it would buzzing about the results of the vote in Britain to leave the European Union. Bollhoefer, who became a British citizen two weeks ago, had awoken at 3 a.m. to news that Britain had voted to leave the European Union.

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  3. Is white rage driving our racial divide?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The Washington Post

    The virulent backlash against President Obama's 2008 election set the stage for this year's presidential campaign, in which Muslims, Mexicans and other marginalized groups have been explicitly maligned. While Obama's historic two-term presidency has inspired the "birther" movement, an unprecedented spike in death threats, and wanton disrespect by members of Congress and other prominent officials, until now, many observers had been hard-pressed to attribute the hostility to race.

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  4. THIS Is Why Men Don't Want To Wear Condoms?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Refinery 29

    Most adult men have taken a sexual education class and know that condoms prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases and infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . While this is common knowledge, a new study shows that men are more willing to skip wearing a condom if they think their partner is attractive.

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  5. Trump now says Muslim ban only applies to those from terrorism-heavy countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Donald Trump has revised his proposed ban on foreign Muslims , with spokeswoman Hope Hicks saying Saturday that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee only wants to ban Muslims from countries with heavy terrorism. Hicks said in an email that her boss took this new position -- which is a dramatic scaling back of the position he first took in early December -- during a policy speech nearly two weeks ago.

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  6. But, DIVERSITY!?! Obama Moves To Repeal Ban For Transgender A MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Right Wing News

    Looks like Obama is still busy engaging in the PCing of the U.S. military at the cost of our military battle readiness. This time he is set to force the Pentagon to reverse its longstanding ban on cross-dressing transgender soldiers in the U.S. Military.

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  7. Cynthia M. Allen: Paul Ryan seeks to change how we talk and what we do about povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Post-Bulletin

    In late 2012, the Wisconsin congressman began traveling the country on a "listening and learning tour" in an effort to gain a better understanding of poverty in America. He visited with struggling families, felons, addicts and disabled people whose situations have kept them in a cycle of hopelessness.

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  8. Young man drowns taking selfie, 6 others killed trying to save him,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WFTV Orlando

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  9. Herea s how sound may flavor your beer experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Bellingham Herald

    A well-curated jukebox and a frosty beer have long gone hand-in-hand, but they may be more intertwined than we ever imagined. New research suggests that listening to certain music while drinking a beer can directly affect how we perceive that beer to taste.

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  10. 'Voltron's' return: Iconic anime heroes keep universe intactRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    When producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery found out that Dreamworks had acquired the media rights to "Voltron" and were planning to release a new version on Netflix, the two frequent collaborators instantly began contemplating how they would revamp the classic 1980s cartoon if they were ever to get their hands on it. Having previously had success on animated shows such as "Justice League Unlimited" and "Avatar: The Last Airbender" with Dos Santos as director and Montgomery as his storyboard artist, both remember frequent lunches where a reimagined Voltron universe was the main topic of conversation.

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  11. Clintons Return White House Furniture296 SharesRead the original story

    Friday | ABC News

    Former President Clinton and his wife, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, have sent $28,000 worth of household goods back to Washington after questions arose over whether the items were intended as personal gifts or donations to the White House. "We have been informed that it is being shipped back, and the National Park Service is ready to receive it, take possession of it and take custody of it," Jim McDaniel, the National Park Service's liaison to the White House, said Wednesday.

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  12. How to see if you have free tickets on TicketmasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Any Ticketmaster customer who has purchased tickets between Oct. 21, 1999, and Feb. 27, 2013, could be eligible for free ticket vouchers, a $2.25 discount on tickets or a $5 discount on shipping.

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  13. Ex-Treasury Secretary endorses Hillary ClintonRead the original story

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    Washington, June 25 : A former Treasury secretary has endorsed Hillary Clinton, adding his name to prominent Republican heavyweights who are backing the presumptive Democratic nominee. On Friday, Hank Paulson, who was in office during the 2008 financial crisis, announced his support which came amid mounting concerns about presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump's candidacy, CNN reported.

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  14. Three killed, two injured in shooting at Pr. George's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Three people were shot fatally and two others were wounded Friday night at a house in Prince George's County, police said. The dead - a man and two women - and wounded were found at a house in the 3100 block of Orleans Avenue in the Forestville-District Heights, according to police.

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  15. Once again, Seth Meyers goes hard after Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post and Courier

    Late-night comic Seth Meyers says he's personally affronted by Donald Trump's presidential campaign and glad he has a platform that allows him to express his point of view. The “Late Night” host has ramped up his attacks on the presumptive Republican nominee in the past few weeks, “banning” him from the NBC show and promising that the network would give him a scripted program where Trump could portray the president if he agreed to stop running for the job in real life.

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  16. "Extending American Power" -- a Sneak Peek at What a Clinton Foreign Policy May Look LikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | OpEdNews

    The Center for a New American Security , a think tank connected to the Democratic Party, particularly with Obama's transition team at the beginning of his first term, published a 20-page policy paper last month called "Extending American Power." That this think tank is already close to the Democratic Party establishment is not the only salient fact in relation to this policy paper.

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  17. World Press highlights prospect of Scotland staying in EU as independent stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sunday Herald

    But as the pound plunged, global markets collapsed and a prime minister resigned, the continent's media could not ignore Britain's striking electoral map. Scotland, all 32 regions of Scotland, had voted to stay in Europe.

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  18. 1 Bill Cosby accuser withdraws her lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times-Picayune

    A woman who alleges that she is the first known sexual assault victim of Bill Cosby is withdrawing her defamation lawsuit against the comedy legend. The decision by Kristina Ruehli, who says Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 1965, was made despite the fact that she had just won a significant victory in her case.

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  19. On Twitter, NPR Reporter Blasts 'Isolationist' Brexit VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsBusters.org

    Whether you think isolationism is good or bad is up to you." Her posts below also appear to violate NPR's " standards of impartiality " for social media use.] NPR's Asma Khalid made it clear in a series of posts on Twitter during the evening/early morning after the Brexit vote that she opposed the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union.

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  20. Fox's Stuart Varney Cheerleads Germany Gunman As A 'Plus For Donald Trump'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Crooks and Liars

    Fox Business host Stuart Varney admitted he knew virtually nothing about the circumstances surrounding a gunman in a movie theater in Germany today. But while speculating that it was a terrorism attack, Varney "asked" guest Monica Crowley, " That is a plus for Donald Trump, isn't it?" VARNEY: And again, I'm not going to speculate, but we have seen other incidents like this, both in the United States and in Europe, whether a shooter conducts a mass shooting.

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