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(Reuters) – The home of an Alabama woman who accused Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexually assaulting her has been destroyed by a fire, but the local sheriff said on Friday the blaze does not appear to be linked to the case. “The ongoing investigation does not lead us to believe that the
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BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Street crews dug out snow-clogged roads across the U.S. Northeast on Friday after a powerful blizzard, with temperatures set to plunge further during a brutal cold spell that has already killed at least 18 people. From Baltimore to Caribou, Maine, workers battled to clear snow and ice as wind chills were
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday rescinded an Obama administration policy that had eased enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that legalized the drug, instead giving federal prosecutors wide latitude on pursuing criminal charges. The action by Attorney General Jeff Sessions could have damaging consequences on the burgeoning marijuana industry in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday will rescind a marijuana policy begun under Democratic former President Barack Obama that eased enforcement of federal laws as a growing number of states and localities legalized the drug, a source familiar with the matter said. The Obama-era policy, outlined in 2013 by then-Deputy Attorney General
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(Reuters) – A California man suspected of making a hoax call that led police in Kansas to kill an unarmed man will not fight extradition to the Midwestern state, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Tyler Barriss, 25, has waived his right to an extradition hearing, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office, Paul
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) – A rare winter storm hit the U.S. Southeast on Wednesday, bringing Florida’s capital its first snow in three decades and snarling travel, while New England braced for a “bombogenesis” whopper forecast to bring heavy accumulations on Thursday. Governors in states from Florida to Virginia warned residents to expect icy roads and
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