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Election could stoke US marijuana market, sway Congress

Election could stoke US marijuana market, sway Congress

20 seconds ago   |   WYFF

The battle for control of Congress and the White House could determine whether marijuana remains illegal at the federal level.
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Tear Gas Fired as Thousands Mark One Year of Iraq Protests

22 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Thousands of people took to Iraq's streets on Sunday to mark one year since mass anti-government demonstrations swept the country, with police firing tear gas in central...
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Venezuela's Opposition Leader Leopoldo Lopez Flees to Spain

54 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez arrived in Madrid on Sunday after fleeing the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas the previous day, Spain's Foreign Ministry...
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Remote schooling in the pandemic has made Chromebooks a bigger force in the computer market

1 hour ago   |   CNBC

Chromebooks have been around since 2011, but the coronavirus has made them suddenly more popular in schools and businesses.
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Malaysia's king rejects PM's push for COVID emergency rule

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

Critics have denounced the prime minister's proposal for emergency rule as an attempt to maintain his grip on power.
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Malaysia's king rejects emergency rule in blow to PM Muhyiddin

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's King Al-Sultan Abdullah rejected on Sunday a request by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin for him to declare a state of emergency in response to the...
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Brookfield's $2B India office buy would be biggest in country's history

1 hour ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Brookfield Asset Management is set to close the biggest real estate deal in India's history. The firm will pay RMZ Corp. $2 billion for a 12.5 million-square-foot office...
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Montana's real estate market shows no signs of cooling heading into winter

1 hour ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Montana's winters are brutally cold, but its real estate market is as hot as it gets. Buyers from more dense parts of the country continue to flock to the state, with cash in...
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EV Market Hits Its Tipping Point

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

If the high stakes and recent, almost universal rush by manufacturers to bring fleets of wholly practical EVs to market is a meaningful indicator, we're fast approaching the EV...
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Malaysian PM says cabinet to further discuss king's rejection of emergency request

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said on Sunday the cabinet would discuss King Al-Sultan Abdullah's rejection of his request that a state of emergency...
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Pope names 13 new cardinals, includes US Archbishop Gregory

Pope names 13 new cardinals, includes US Archbishop Gregory

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Sunday named 13 new cardinals, including Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the... Read more ...

What channel is Buccaneers vs. Raiders on today? Time, TV schedule for Week...

What channel is Buccaneers vs. Raiders on today? Time, TV schedule for Week 7 NFL game

Here's everything you need to know to watch the Buccaneers vs. Raiders game on Sunday, including kickoff time, TV channels and a full Week 7 NFL schedule. Read more ...

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Mike Pence plans to maintain an aggressive campaign schedule this week despite his exposure to a top aide who tested positive for the coronavirus, the White... Read more ...

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top al-Qaida propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's east. Read more ...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to Tampa Bay win, tied World Series

The Rays defeated the Dodgers 8-7 in a wild back-and-forth and comeback to tie the series at 2-2. Read more ...

Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, tests positive for Covid-19, VP isn't...

Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, tests positive for Covid-19, VP isn't infected - spokesman

Marc Short, who is known as VP Mike Pence's closest aide, has been infected with the coronavirus, Pence's spokesman has confirmed, adding that VP's own test came back negative... Read more ...

Lee Kun-Hee, chairman of Samsung, dead at 78

Lee Kun-Hee, chairman of Samsung, dead at 78

SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung says Lee Kun-Hee, the ailing chairman of Samsung Electronics, has died. A Samsung statement says Lee died on Sunday with his family members... Read more ...

Rays vs. Dodgers Game 4 ending: Separating the World Series heroes from the...

Rays vs. Dodgers Game 4 ending: Separating the World Series heroes from the goats

Tampa Bay and Los Angeles played a classic game that ended in a bizarre manner. A quick look into who was the most responsible for producing that ending. Read more ...

Reports: Vice President Pence adviser tests positive for coronavirus

Reports: Vice President Pence adviser tests positive for coronavirus

A top adviser to Vice President Mike Pence tested positive for coronavirus earlier this week, according to reports. Read more ...

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says 'we are not going to control...

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says 'we are not going to control the pandemic'

Summary List Placement White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Sunday said that the United States would not "control" the coronavirus, in the face of rising infections... Read more ...