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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens says he thinks the federal government should legalize marijuana.The 94-year-old retired justice tells NPR that public opinion has changed on the issue.Stevens also says that ...more

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SEOUL (Reuters) - President Barack Obama warned North Korea on Friday against conducting another nuclear test, saying that it would draw a firm international response. "If North Korea were to make the mistake of engaging in another nuclear te ...more

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A local newspaper story that quoted Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell as saying it is "not my job" to bring employment to a struggling Kentucky county has unleashed yet another round of feuding in one of the country's most ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas announced a $66 million expansion project that will boost its convention center from the seventh-largest to the fifth-largest in the United States.Hotel officials said Thursday that the 350,0 ...more

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By Jonathan Kaminsky TACOMA, Washington (Reuters) - Two former U.S. soldiers testifying at the pre-trial hearing of a one-time comrade charged with killing two unarmed Iraqi boys said on Thursday that the 2007 shootings were unjustified. ...more

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(Reuters) - Ben Martin fired a course record 10-under-par 62 to take a two-stroke lead in the opening round of the $6.8 million Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Thursday. Martin made light of gusting afternoon winds to reel off 10 birdies, ca ...more

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By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A bill that would criminalize the posting of intimate images over the Internet as an act of humiliation - so-called "revenge porn" - passed its first test in the Colorado state legislature on Thursday, sail ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Senate on Thursday unanimously approved amendments to the country's military justice code that will allow for members of the armed forces who commit a crime against civilians to be tried in civilian courts.The amendme ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and other highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another.The agr ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — Highlighting the contentious debate around raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour in a supportive city, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said Thursday that no agreement has been reached among business and labor representatives trying to create a ...more