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Qualifying, in-state patients in Hawaii can renew their medical cannabis certification cards for up to two years, beginning July 18. The Hawaii Department of Health or DOH said through the online electronic registration system, current medical cannabis cardholders can submit their two-year renewal...

louisiana-july17.jpg The National weather service says that in the wake of Hurricane Barry, a widespread heat wave is forecast to develop across the Central and Eastern states by the middle of or later this week. "Barry continues to steadily weaken as it moves northward across the Mississippi Valley. Despite the weakening,...

worldpopulation-july15.jpg A report released by the U.S. Census Bureau says the world population is estimated to reach 7.58 billion this month. The Census Bureau is also projecting that annual population growth rate will fall to below 1 percent in 2020-2021, for the first time since 1950. In 2025, the population growth rate is seen at 0.9. That number is expected to continue to drop, a phenomenon partially attributed to

racistattack-july15.jpg US President Donald Trump triggered yet another controversy over his views on race and immigration by calling on a group of four first-time female Democratic members of US Congress to "go back" to their countries of origin. "So interesting to see "Progressive" Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt

powerrestored-july15.jpg Power has been restored in New York after a five-hour-long black out Saturday night. More than 72,000 homes and businesses were left in darkness as power supply was interrupted by about 6:47 p.m., according to Consolidated Edison Inc., the city's main power provider. Power was restored shortly...

People suffering from anxiety disorders and Tourette Syndrome will soon be able to buy medical marijuana in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said in a statement that effective July 20, anxiety disorders and Tourette Syndrome will be approved as serious medical...

twitter-071219.jpg Twitter suffered brief but widespread outage Thursday. For nearly an hour Thursday, the social media network went offline. And it was back by 4 pm ET in most of the parts in the world. Twitter users were unable to upload photos and videos or send messages in the app or on desktop. The social media gave un update shortly after the outage. "Twitter is back up for some people, and we're working

alexanderacosta-071219.jpg Under pressure over a decade-old plea deal with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta announced his resignation on Friday. Acosta told reporters in remarks on the South Lawn of the White House that he does not want his handling of the Epstein case to be a distraction from the "incredible economy" under President Donald Trump.

aircanada-071219.jpg An Air Canada flight carrying 284 passengers to Sydney encountered severe turbulence mid air, and was forced to make an emergency landing. At least 37 people were injured in the incident. Air Canada's Boeing 777-200, which took off from the Canadian city of Vancouver Thursday, was flying over the Pacific Ocean when the aircraft encountered turbulence. The crew decided to turn around and divert

charmingcharlie-july12.jpg Jewelry and accessories retailer Charming Charlie Holdings filed for bankruptcy protection again, and plans to shutter all remaining 261 stores. The decision could affect its more than 3,000 full and part-time employees. The privately held fashion retailer filed for its second Chapter 11 protection...

trumpbitcoin-july11.jpg President Donald Trump issued a series of statements, denouncing all cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin. He also questioned the credibility of Facebook's upcoming Libra cryptocurrency project. Trump aired his concerns over cryptocurrencies on Twitter Thursday. "I am not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money, and whose value is highly volatile and based on thin air,"

trumpdrops-july12.jpg President Donald Trump said his government is not backing down on its effort to determine the citizenship status of the United States population, but will not do it through Census 2020. Instead, he outlined new steps to ensure that citizenship is counted, through an executive order for government agencies, in order to avoid delay by challenging the court order refusing the Trump administration t

perfectday-july12.jpg The Silicon Valley startup introduced lactose and hormone-free ice-cream.

facebbokgoogle-july11.jpg The French parliament passed a Bill proposing 3 percent tax on major tech companies providing internet services in that country. The tax will be applied with retroactive effect from the beginning of the year. The French parliament went ahead with its proposal despite President Donald Trump ordering an investigation into the French government's proposed tax. The Senate voted in favor of the Fre

louisiana-july11.jpg Oil futures touched the highest price in six weeks as a storm is gaining strength to become a possible hurricane and is expected to hit the Gulf of Mexico later this week. Hurricane Barry, tipped to become one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season, is forecast to bring up to 20 inches of rain. An intermediate Advisory issued by the NOAA's National Hurricane Center in Miami a

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