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A rightwing supreme court could be Donald Trump's most insidious legacy

The last term's other major deadlock, over Obama's plan to spare millions of unauthorized immigrants from deportation and allow them to work legally in the United States, will nearly certainly be resolved without court intervention, as Trump has vowed to take a different path on immigration.

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Maine legalizes marijuana for recreational use

But harshing their buzz are several key allies of President-elect Donald Trump, such as his running mate Mike Pence, who are skeptical about the benefits of marijuana legalization. In a Wednesday tele-conference, marijuana reform stalwart Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), pointed to three areas where congressional action is needed: reforming the IRS's 280-E tax code provision that bars marijuana businesses from getting normal business tax breaks, reforming Treasury Department regulations ...

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Colorado Passes 'End Of Life Options' Measure For Terminally Ill Patients

The person would have to voluntarily express their wish to receive medication to end their life - first as two separate oral requests at least 15 days apart and then again in written form. The Washington, D.C. city council is now considering legislation that would allow terminally ill residents to seek physician-assisted death, and may approve it as soon as this month.

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AG Loretta Lynch, FBI Director James Comey met Monday to discuss situation

An FBI investigation into Weiner's alleged sexual misconduct with a minor uncovered a trove of email correspondence between Clinton and Weiner's estranged wife Huma Abedin, who is also Clinton's closest advisor and confidant. On the other hand, White House aides and other Democrats are concerned that Clinton could be unfairly disadvantaged by the disclosure that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into her emails again, even it if ultimately amounts to nothing.

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Disgraced Theranos Hit With $140 Million Lawsuit

The decision came after Walgreens in January chose to halt Theranos laboratory testing services at its Palo Alto location. After Theranos was forced to admit that its testing machinery didn't work as advertised Walgreens dropped the trial, and now wants its money back.

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Vocal Trump Supporter, Loses Bid For 7th Term

Although popular with a wide base of conservative voters, Arpaio has been responsible for several controversial chapters of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. "We registered between 36,000 and 38,000 [Muslim and Latino] people to vote", said Guardado. "I am ready for change", she declared. Just because our parents don't have papers does not mean we don't belong here.