Thursday March 30-th, 2017

Pot, charter school questions grab attention in Bay State Pot, charter school questions grab attention in Bay State

Recreational marijuana is now allowed in four western states: Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska. MA is among five states weighing recreational pot and while recent polls showing support for a "yes" vote, the question has faced opposition from...

Republicans expand control of governorships, legislatures Republicans expand control of governorships, legislatures

SALEM, North Carolina - At least half of the dozen U.S. governorships being decided on Tuesday remain too close to call, though political experts agree both Republicans and Democrats could gain seats in states they would seem unlikely to win.

Clinton casts her ballot: 'It is the most humbling feeling' Clinton casts her ballot: 'It is the most humbling feeling'

But she told her faithful to accept Trump and the election results, urging them to give him "an open mind and a chance to lead". You don't have to be Hillary Clinton's closest relative, friend or campaign team member to celebrate with her on elec...

GOP Ohio Gov. John Kasich will visit Washington on Thursday GOP Ohio Gov. John Kasich will visit Washington on Thursday

The anti-free trade message was enough to eat into Clinton's support in part of the state where blue collar Democrats have struggled to recover after the Great Recession. Kasich beat Trump in his own state during the primaries, but clearly Ohio Rep...

Election Day: Americans choose between Clinton and Trump Election Day: Americans choose between Clinton and Trump

Polls close in California, a Democrat state with 55 electoral college votes, more than any other state, as well as Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon and Washington . Obama won it narrowly in 2012. Theresa May broke her silence on the USA election to wish bo...

Hotlines to Call about Voter Suppression at the Polls

Those ballots are counted after counties verify the voter is registered and hasn't voted already, he said , which means close contests may not be decided right away. A report published last week byThe Leadership Conference Education Fund found tha...

UK Brexit minister to explain govt plans on leaving the EU UK Brexit minister to explain govt plans on leaving the EU

May has said she is confident of overturning that ruling. Mr Davis used his statement to insist that "we believe in and value the independence of our judiciary" but also defended the freedom of the press. "We have our broad aims: control of laws, c...

North Carolina extends voting in some precincts North Carolina extends voting in some precincts

The NAACP asked for the eight precincts to stay open for 90 extra minutes. A hearing on the matter began at 6 p.m. ET. As a result many voters were turned away from the polling place. Correction: This article was updated to reflect that the 90-minu...

Airstrikes in Syria kill 21 civilians Airstrikes in Syria kill 21 civilians

A civil defence member carries an injured girl after an airstrike in the rebel-held Douma neighbourhood of Damascus , Syria . The offensive, including dozens of suicide vehicle bombs, has killed more than 70 civilians, including 25 children, acc...

Orlando to buy Pulse nightclub, turn it into memorial Orlando to buy Pulse nightclub, turn it into memorial

Orlando's mayor, Buddy Dyer , has just confirmed that the site of the deadliest mass shooting on American soil, Pulse nightclub, is going to be transformed into a permanent memorial. "Now, we can actually secure it like we would any other piece of ci...

Ted Nugent: Michigan Will Turn Red

The only problem? Nugent had spent the previous half hour playing music, with a guitar, for the audience. 'By the way, in case there's any blue Michiganiacs here, let me explain it to ya. He also had some things to say. We do it the old-fashioned w...

#Day123: 'All Stake-Holders Meet Gives Resistance Leadership Full Mandate' #Day123: 'All Stake-Holders Meet Gives Resistance Leadership Full Mandate'

The government allowed the three leaders to meet after earlier stopping Umar and Malik's attempts to visit Geelani at his home on November 2. With the unrest in the Valley entering its 123rd day on Tuesday, the separatists held a meeting in Srinag...

Turkey detains Cumhuriyet newspaper journalists

Anadolu reported that party leaders Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag have now been formally arrested along with four party members. However, columnists Hikmet Cetinkaya and Aydin Engin were released on judicial control due to age and on the...

Winnipeg Jets re-sign Jacob Trouba to make trade easier Winnipeg Jets re-sign Jacob Trouba to make trade easier

The base salary for this season is $2.5 million, while it increases to $3.5 million next season. Eric Engels : "If I were WPG, and could get Chara, Spooner and a 1st, I'd trade Trouba to Boston". The Jets held firm in their asking price for Trouba...

2nd term for Kirk goes up against Duckworth, Dems challenge 2nd term for Kirk goes up against Duckworth, Dems challenge

Democrats are hoping a Hillary Clinton victory in her birth state will give them momentum in other important races - determining their strength in the Legislature next year and helping to try to gain control of the U.S. Marine, is of British heritage...

Employee at Winnipeg lab may be exposed to Ebola Employee at Winnipeg lab may be exposed to Ebola

Theresa Tam, deputy chief public health officer of the Public Health Agency. Canadian Food Inspection Agency director John Copps said emergency procedures were followed and the risk to Canadians was low. The National Centre for Foreign Animal Disea...

Legalization movement faces biggest test yet in 9 states

All eyes might be on Prop 64 in California , but the residents of Nevada also have a very important decision to make with Question 2 - officially known as the Nevada Marijuana Legalization Initiative. 25 states all together have some form of ...

Worst-case scenario guide to surviving Election Day Worst-case scenario guide to surviving Election Day

In this tight race, voter turnout is more critical than ever, which is why the presidential hopefuls are focusing on encouraging supporters at their respective rallies to "get out and vote" on November 8. You can vote for all of the candidates from...

Man who 'chained woman like dog' confesses to seven killings Man who 'chained woman like dog' confesses to seven killings

He has been denied bond for the four Superbike murders and the kidnapping, and both matters have been sent to a circuit court judge for deliberation. The search of the property took an unexpected turn when Kohlhepp allegedly confessed to killings t...

New York heir Robert Durst pleads not guilty to murder New York heir Robert Durst pleads not guilty to murder

Authorities say Berman was killed to keep her from talking to investigators looking into the disappearance of Durst's first wife. "I do want to say here and now though I am not guilty", he told the judge. Along with prosecutors, Durst's lead lawyer...

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