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Roughly 70 percent of users support national legalization and federal regulation of the substance. Support for legal medical marijuana was overwhelming, with 88 percent of respondents expressing approval. Sixty-five percent of people actually think that marijuana is less unsafe than other drugs as well, indicating increased public awareness of distinctions that marijuana advocates have been trying to draw for decades.
  • Mexico will 'eventually' pay for border wall: Donald Trump

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    If not, they'll face a government shutdown . Trump took to Twitter on Sunday morning to say the wall would stop drugs and the gang MS-13. Until now, every president in the modern age could count on the approval of more Americans than disapproval at the 100-day mark.
  • Food City 500 rescheduled to Monday at 1:00 p.m

    Food City 500 rescheduled to Monday at 1:00 p.m

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    The Food City 500 is supposed to start around 2:00 p.m., but the forecast calls for rain showers much of the afternoon. This is the second consecutive Cup race at Bristol to be postponed. The chance of rain still lingers on Monday, ranging from as low as 15 percent between 9 and 10 a.m, to 53 percent as late as 7 p.m. NASCAR, like at all tracks, has their Air Titan drying system at the track to clear the water from the racing surface, track apron, and pit road, along with jet driers to get ...
  • Major power outages in San Francisco, New York

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    All customers affected by outages in all three cities were back online the same day after fix crews worked for hours to restore electricity. In an early assessment, authorities found no indication the outages were coordinated or related. . The large power outage is affecting mostly the northern and central neighborhoods, including Pacific Heights, the Presidio, the Financial District and Fisherman's Wharf.
  • Neil Gorsuch asks his first questions from Supreme Court bench

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    The case, creative though it may have been, was always a tough sell, and it's not surprising that the court chose not to hear it. All eyes will be on Gorsuch to see what he will do. Such short turnaround time is not uncommon, though hardly desirable. Justice Clarence Thomas, 10 days. The court was hearing oral arguments in three cases, starting with a highly technical labor dispute pitting a US Census Bureau worker against the Merit Systems Protection Board.
  • USA to Conduct Comprehensive Policy Toward Iran

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    Trump's barbs come a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced that the U.S. has started a review of the global nuclear agreement with Iran. It does not address Iran's backing of terrorism, and the US partners in brokering the deal - including western Europe, Russia , and China - would likely balk at making terrorism an issue after the fact.
  • Poll finds record support for pot legalization

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    While sponsors say the bill won't get a vote this legislative session, they're beginning a series of hearings on how to craft the law. The poll also suggested that the public believes that marijuana legalization should be a state issue, rather than a federal one.
  • Omaha Mayoral Race Stirs National Debate as DNC Endorses Anti-Abortion Democrat

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    Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders rallied Utah Democrats Friday with the promise the national party will help them overcome Republican dominance in the state. Perez said the DNC's stops in red and purple states is meant to show that the Democratic party is here to stay and here to win. Sanders, Perez and other leaders are set to speak at The Rail Center, 235 N 500 W, at noon.
  • Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal

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    The White House appeared ready to go to the mat for its planned Mexican border wall in this week's must-pass spending bill, setting up a clash with Democrats that may make a government shutdown at week's end more likely. "The negotiations are ongoing and there's no reason we can't have an agreement there as early as today", Mulvaney said in an interview on Fox News Sunday .
  • Trump says Mexico 'eventually' will pay for border wall

    Trump says Mexico 'eventually' will pay for border wall

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    The bill would repeal President Barack Obama's health care law and replace it with less generous subsidies and eased insurance requirements. Donald Trump's key campaign pledge to build a wall on the U.S. The symbolic 100-day mark for the administration is Saturday. It's been a busy weekend inside the West Wing of the White House, with all hands on deck planning for five highly consequential days of President Donald Trump's administration this week.
  • Ivanka Trump's Brand Is Becoming a Target for Counterfeiters

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    Sales, by some measures, have reached record highs this year. Trump and his family remain in control of his sprawling business empire, even as he sits in the Oval Office. And there's clearly efforts that - to undermine that name based on her father's positions on particular policies, that he's taken. Riebling, the trademark lawyer, says he applauds any company that is proactive in applying for trademarks.