Canada high: Marijuana set to be legalised for recreational use

The minimum age for recreational use of marijuana has been set at 18, but provinces can decide to set a higher minimum age , as some now do in the case of alcohol. The federal government set the age at 18, but is allowing each of Canada's provinces to determine if it should be higher. However, marijuana will remain illegal until the new law is approved and goes into effect. Read More

Scientists find commercial caterpillar capable of eating, processing plastic

Scientists find commercial caterpillar capable of eating, processing plastic

But the wax caterpillars appeared to be perfectly healthy after feeding on the plastic bags , and were able to turn into a moth. The promising discovery centres on the wax worm - the name for the caterpillar larva of Galleria mellonella , or greater wax moth . Read More

Jeff Sessions Won't Apologize For Offending The Entire State Of Hawaii

The controversy over Sessions' description of Hawaii erupted on Tuesday. He added, "I really am amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the President of the United States from what appears to be clearly his statutory and Constitutional power". Read More

April The Giraffe Live Stream Set To End Today

April The Giraffe Live Stream Set To End Today

Dr. Tim held up the golden egg he had when he hinted to viewers last Friday night that April was about to give birth. "We will all be there to say goodbye". April fans, your time with your beloved giraffe is coming to an end. Animal Adventure is an interactive, educational animal park located in the hills of Harpursville, NY, which is 15 minutes outside of Binghamton, NY. Read More

Minnesota jobless rate dips to 3.8 percent in March; 5300 jobs added

The unemployment rate in Arkansas continues to decline. The Ohio jobless rate in March 2016 was 5 percent. But the city's unemployment rate was almost a whole percentage point lower than it was a year ago when it was 8.2 percent, according to data released Tuesday. Read More

Existing Home Sales in US Hit 10-Yr. High

Existing Home Sales in US Hit 10-Yr. High

Total existing-home sales ascended 4.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.71 million in March from a downwardly revised 5.47 million in February. The median price on a condo jumped 7.4 percent over the previous year to $327,500. DuPage County had a 16.1 percent jump in sales as prices climbed 10.2 percent to $270,000. Read More

Trump Administration May Not Find Middle Ground on Paris Climate Deal

Trump Administration May Not Find Middle Ground on Paris Climate Deal

Pruitt's comments increase the likelihood the USA will pull out of the agreement, which requires governments to present national plans to reduce emissions to limit global temperature rise, as well as regularly report on their progress. US President Donald Trump's top environment official has called for an "exit" from the historic Paris agreement in what appeared to be the first time such a high-ranking official has so explicitly disavowed the agreement endorsed by almost 200 countries to fight ... Read More

'Girls' Last Episode Breaks Convention, But Not In A Good Way

'Girls' Last Episode Breaks Convention, But Not In A Good Way

Adam and Jessa are probably off somewhere snuggled in a love cocoon after almost being derailed by Adam's brief return to Hannah . This could be due to an undiagnosed postpartum depression and she took it all out on Marnie in the " Girls " final episode according to E! Marnie is getting exhausted of always being home with Hannah , though. Read More

Documents show opioids found in Paisley Park

Schulenberg is the same doctor who was at Paisley Park on April 21 (the day of Prince's death) when deputies arrived on scene and the same doctor who admitted to authorities, he prescribed Oxycodone for Prince on April 14, the day before he overdosed while returning from a show in Atlanta, forcing his plane into an emergency landing. Read More

Hawaii investigates new cases of rat lungworm disease

Hawaii investigates new cases of rat lungworm disease

Typically, the state gets reports of one to nine cases of rat lungworm each year, with two related deaths since 2007, Okubo said. According to Janice Okubo, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Health, the last case had taken place in 2010. Read More

West Virginia governor says budget, tax deal is close

West Virginia governor says budget, tax deal is close

It would raise the state sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent, add a corporate revenues tax of 0.00045 percent and in 2018 establish new income tax tiers cutting the current rate 20 percent. "What happened to them with knowledge of this wasn't fair", Carmichael said. Several Republican lawmakers vowed to make the state government live within its means without tax increases. Read More

North Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

Along with its rapidly advancing nuclear and long-range missile capabilities, the North has its artillery and short-range missiles trained on Seoul, the capital of USA ally South Korea and a city of more than 10 million people. "We will bolster up in every way our capability for self-defense to cope with the USA evermore reckless moves for a war and defend ourselves with our own force", KCNA added. Read More

Giraffe born at Toledo zoo won't go on exhibit for a while

On Thursday, April's keeper reported a significant change in her shape. "Keep April and our team in your positive thoughts", the park said on Facebook . "We can not retain offspring, as it would lead to incestuous mating and undermine the genetics of the program and species ", the zoo says. However, there are also reports that giraffe pregnancies and births.in general, are something that veterinarians haven't studied deeply so predicting the actual due date for April is very ... Read More

FDA Approves Marketing Of Consumer Genetic Tests For Some Conditions

FDA Approves Marketing Of Consumer Genetic Tests For Some Conditions

According to the FDA, genetic risk is only one piece of the overall health puzzle-it does not mean a person will or will not develop the disease. The FDA did warn that the tests could yield false-positive results, indicating incorrectly that a person has a certain genetic variant that would increase risk of a particular disease or condition. Read More

Migrants held after terror in St Petersburg

The arrests come just a day after a 22-year-old Kyrgyz-born man was identified as the main suspect in Monday's deadly suicide bombing on a St Petersburg subway. Petersburg are the best evidence of it ", Putin said while meeting chiefs of CIS intelligence agencies, as cited by TASS . "We know that each of our countries, practically every one, is a possible and potential target of terrorist attacks". Read More

About 10% of Pregnant Women with Zika Had Babies with Birth Defects

About 10% of Pregnant Women with Zika Had Babies with Birth Defects

She noted that the March of Dimes is hosting and promoting "Zika Care Connect", a new website that will launch this month to assist Zika-affected families in finding healthcare professionals around the country who can provide specialized care. Read More

Ralph Lauren Corp (RL) Cutting Jobs, Closing Flagship NYC Store

Ralph Lauren Corp (RL) Cutting Jobs, Closing Flagship NYC Store

Despite cutting costs, Ralph Lauren reportedly has plans to explore " new retail formats", including the expansion of Ralph's Coffee . Larsson will is scheduled to exit next month. A spokeswoman for Ralph Lauren did not immediately respond to CNBC's questions regarding whether the decision to close its Fifth Avenue flagship was related to a disruption in business because of its proximity to Trump Tower. Read More

Niagara Falls to be lighted up blue to create autism awareness

Niagara Falls to be lighted up blue to create autism awareness

Autism is * a href="https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=1+in+68+children+with+autism&*" *estimated to affect one in 68 children. For parents , it can be extremely tough to handle the day-to-day life of a child with autism, particularly, the four most challenging autism behaviors. Read More

Unexploded World War Two 'bomb' found in River Thames before Boat Race

Unexploded World War Two 'bomb' found in River Thames before Boat Race

The women's race is set to begin at 4.35pm and will be succeeded by the men's race at 5.35pm. It will be a four and a quarter mile race and the finish line will be near the Chiswick Bridge . Will the Cambridge University win this year as well? There are two sides of the River Thames course the Surrey side and the Middlesex side, the surrey side comprising of Putney and Barnes and the Middlesex side comprising of Fulham/Chiswick side. Read More

Tetris And Its Revolutionary Medical Breakthrough Regarding PTSD

Tetris And Its Revolutionary Medical Breakthrough Regarding PTSD

Traumatic events can cause people to experience "intrusive memories"-distressing recollections that occur without warning, summoning the sights, sounds and feelings connected to the painful incident". The participants were randomly assigned to either the " Tetris " group or the control group. In the more recent study, researchers suggest that any visual spatial task-like drawing, or playing Candy Crush-can provide helpful interventions for trauma victims. Read More