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54 min ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Associated Press, North Korea, Asia, UC Los Angeles, New York

1 hr ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

6 Philadelphia officers charged in corruption case

PHILADELPHIA - Six city narcotics officers used gangland tactics to shake down drug dealers, robbing them of large sums of cash and drugs for years, federal authorities charged in an indictment unsealed Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Former police officer to be charged with murder of...

How deadly Ebola has spread across the globe: Fears virus has now reached Asia after Hong Kong woman returning from Kenya shows symptoms of killer disease Drew Barrymore's half-sister, 47, is found dead in her car with 'pills scattered all over the passenger seat' days before her birthday 'I knew she was in trouble years ago': Friend of Peaches' ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Man pleads guilty in Minnesota cartel house case

One of the four men accused of keeping a "stash house" for a Mexican drug cartel in St. Paul has pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.

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11 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Senators urge Obama to deliver consistent message on marijuana

Democratic senators from Washington state and Colorado entered the fray Tuesday, releasing a letter that complained that federal agencies “have taken different approaches that seem to be at odds with one another.” The senators _ Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell from Washington state and Mark Udall and Michael Bennet of Colorado _ cited two ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KVOX-FM Fargo

Man receives 11-plus years for role in drug death ...

One of two men accused of supplying methamphetamine that led to the death of a Mandan woman has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison.

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Merced Sun-Star

Big Island man sues for medical-marijuana access

Aaron Zeeman's lawsuit filed July 22 says the refusal by probation officers to allow him to use medical marijuana violates his rights.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

ABC News

Man Convicted of Murder in Fatal Sauce Pan Beating

A New Jersey man who said he was high on drugs and hearing voices when he fatally beat an elderly man with a sauce pan has been convicted of murder.

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Related Topix: Cliffside Park, NJ

Cybercast News Service

California tuberculosis patient found, arrested

A California man who was charged after refusing treatment for his tuberculosis was found and arrested, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Kern County, CA, San Joaquin County, CA, Lamont, CA, Bakersfield, CA

Sunherald.com

Marijuana measure won't be on suburb's ballot

The Detroit Free Press reports , however, that Grosse Pointe Park officials found an incorrect date on one set of signatures that invalided the petition drive.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Trial date to be set for couple charged for 2012 marijuana grow

OROVILLE >> A judge ruled Monday there was probable cause to hold a Berry Creek couple for trial for a marijuana grow in August 2012.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Berry Creek, CA, Butte County, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Regina Leader Post

Political debate over marijuana legalization heats up

MANUFACTURING MARIJUANA STEPS. STEP 7: REMOVE BUDS. The buds are removed from the stem and rest of the plant is destroyed.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Canada, North America, World News, Prison

Inside Bay Area

Use of illicit drugs becomes part of Silicon Valley's work culture

From the way the Santa Cruz cops talk about it, the security camera video that captured a reputed high-price call girl injecting the 51-year-old tech veteran with a fatal dose of the drug aboard his yacht in Santa Cruz was surely horrific.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Twitter, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Drug Testing

St. Cloud Times

'Times' pro-marijuana editorial pushes legalization debate

The New York Times' editorial calling for a repeal of the federal ban on marijuana is fueling the decades-long debate on pot legalization.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Washington DC, Opinion

Sunherald.com

Ruling disallows probation ban on medical pot use

A split ruling issued Friday by a three-judge state Court of Appeals panel in Tucson overturns a Cochise County Superior Court judge's order that a drug-case probationer not use medical marijuana.

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KOAT-TV

Bill would legalize some cannabis strains

That was the middle of March, when Haleigh's brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five potent drugs meant to control them.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Medicine, Seizures, Health, Colorado Springs, CO, Depakote, Valproic Acid (generic)

The Daily Beast

This is Your E-Cigarette on DrugsBy Daniel Genis

Dope smokers find e-cigarettes and high-tech 'mods' are great for smoking in public, with less fear from cops and bouncers.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Marijuana

The New Zealand Herald

Hong Kong national jailed for 10 years for importing drugs

A Hong Kong national has been jailed for 10 years for importing methamphetamine worth an estimated $1 million in a statue.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

O-R Online

Heroin replacing prescription drugs as choice for addicts

Not so many months ago, prescription painkillers were blamed for most of the drug-related woes in Washington County, from crime to overdoses.

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Related Topix: Washington County, PA, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Washington, PA

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Aruba to release Venezuelan diplomat sought by US

A former Venezuelan general detained in Aruba on U.S. drug charges will be released by the Dutch Caribbean island and sent home, authorities said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Aruba, Central America, Venezuela,

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