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Mexico Supreme Court takes step toward recreational pot use

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that growing, possessing and smoking marijuana for recreation is legal under the right to freedom.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 November 2015

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Little Big Town, Chris Stapleton shine at CMA Awards

Though the room was full of A-listers like Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, with their massive hit "Girl Crush," and Chris Stapleton, who has written songs for most of Nashville, owned the 2015 Country Music Association Awards.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 November 2015

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Cameron: Bomb 'more likely than not' caused plane crash

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron declared Thursday it was "more likely than not" that a bomb brought down a Metrojet flight packed with Russian vacationers — a scenario that officials from Russia and Egypt have tried to dismiss as premature speculation.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 November 2015

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S. Sudan aviation chief : Plane not OKed to carry passengers

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A cargo plane that crashed soon after takeoff, killing at least 37 people, was not authorized to carry passengers, the chief of South Sudan's Civil Aviation Authority said Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 November 2015

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Taiwan's Ma wants China's Xi to ease island's isolation

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president said Thursday he hopes this weekend's historic meeting with China's leader can ease Beijing's hard-line stance on diplomatic relations with Taiwan, which is now recognized by just 22 countries.

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Iranian president criticizes recent arrests of journalists

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticized recent arrests of journalists amid an ongoing crackdown on expression by the country's hard-liners.

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'Hero' officer staged suicide, embezzled from youth program

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. (AP) — A police officer who was lauded as a hero after his fatal shooting triggered an intense and costly manhunt in fact killed himself because he was about to be exposed as a thief, and carefully staged his death to make it seem like he died in the line of duty, authorities said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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Recovery after overdoses: Stopping heroin's 'revolving door'

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — It's a truth addicts and health providers know well: Naloxone can reverse heroin overdoses, but it can't cure the addictions that cause them.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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