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  • Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot
    Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska.

  • Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit
    Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India will soon know if its first interplanetary mission will achieve its goal, when a spacecraft built with homegrown technology for a remarkably low price tag of $75 million begins its final maneuvers into orbit around Mars.

  • Afghanistan's Karzai criticizes U.S., Pakistan in farewell speech
    Afghanistan's Karzai criticizes U.S., Pakistan in farewell speech

    By Kay Johnson and Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) - Outgoing President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday blamed the United States for Afghanistan's long war in a final swipe at the country that helped bring him to power 13 years ago but towards which he has become increasingly bitter. His farewell speech came days ahead of the swearing in of a new president, Ashraf Ghani, after months of turmoil over a disputed election that ended in a power-sharing deal, yet to be tested, with rival Abdullah Abdullah who will fill the role of chief executive. ...

  • 'Duck Dynasty' Dad Approves Sadie Robertson's 'Dancing With the Stars' Outfits
    'Duck Dynasty' Dad Approves Sadie Robertson's 'Dancing With the Stars' Outfits

    Dance partner Mark Ballas says her outfits are "very appropriate, and it’s always going to be comfortable"

  • SpaceX Dragon capsule reaches space station

    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. - A Space Exploration Technologies cargo ship carrying an experimental 3-D printer and a habitat with 20 mice arrived at the International Space Station on Tuesday, ending a two-day journey. Working from inside the station’s windowed cupola module, flight engineer Alexander Gerst, a European Space Agency astronaut, used the station’s 58-foot-long (18m) robotic arm to pluck the Dragon capsule from orbit at 6:52 a.m. EDT as the ships sailed 262 miles (422 km) over the Pacific Ocean. ...

  • Khorasan group was planning 'major' attacks: US
    Khorasan group was planning 'major' attacks: US

    Washington (AFP) - A US-led air attack against jihadists in Syria targeted Al-Qaeda's Khorasan group because it was on the verge of carrying out "major attacks" against the West, the US military said Tuesday.

  • Minn. House candidate saws neighbor's garage in half, lawsuit alleges
    Minn. House candidate saws neighbor's garage in half, lawsuit alleges

    A Republican candidate running for a seat in the Minnesota House likely won't be getting his neighbor's vote after allegedly cutting his garage in half with a power saw.

  • New U.S. tax rules chill 'inversion' deal-making; shares dive
    New U.S. tax rules chill 'inversion' deal-making; shares dive

    By Kevin Drawbaugh and Soyoung Kim WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tough new U.S. government rules on corporate "inversion" deals, aimed at making the tax-avoidance transactions less desirable, undermined share prices in nearly a dozen companies on both sides of the Atlantic on Tuesday. Analysts and tax lawyers were studying the damage to deals currently in the works and the outlook for future such deals, in which U.S. companies escape high taxes at home by shifting their domiciles abroad. ...

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