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McConnell Moves to Legalize Hemp as Agricultural Product

McConnell Moves to Legalize Hemp as Agricultural Product

The Hemp Farming Act of 2018, a bill co-sponsored by Sens. The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 will legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity and remove it from the list of controlled substances. Deregulation means positive economic impact for American farmers especially in Kentucky, which has been a champion for industrial hemp. "Here in Kentucky, we have built the best Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program in the country and have established a model for how other states can do the same with ...


Eastern Ghouta refugees: 'We left our history, our memories'

Eastern Ghouta refugees: 'We left our history, our memories'

Only the town of Douma has yet to surrender. At least 900 civilians were transported to Hama province after evacuating East Ghouta as part of deal between opposition and pro-regime forces, according to reports from anti-government news and activist groups on March 25.


Man arrested after trying to disarm Rockford officer

Man arrested after trying to disarm Rockford officer

When the other officers arrived , they ordered Garcia-Castro to put down the knife. The officer fired his weapon striking the dog one time. He was treated, taken to a hospital and expected to live. Rockford Police say an officer was conducting the stop in the 300 block of Waldo Avenue around 9 o'clock in the evening. As of Monday morning, she had not been charged with the crime.


Gas prices in SC on the rise over the past month

Gas prices in SC on the rise over the past month

The average price for a gallon of regular gas in the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice market was $2.49 on Monday, 1 cent lower than last week and down almost 4 cents over the over the month, AAA reported. The price differential (spread) between WTI and Brent crude rose to $4.67 a barrel week over week. "The surge at the pump is by no means over just yet".


Motion reveals Pulse gunman's father was Federal Bureau of Investigation informant

Motion reveals Pulse gunman's father was Federal Bureau of Investigation informant

Salman's lawyers allege the new revelation prevented them from investigating whether or not Seddique Mateen knew of his son's plans to attack the nightclub on June 12, 2016. Prosecutors acknowledged the relationship between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Seddique Mateen in an email quoted in the defence lawyers' filing.


Zuma served with indictment in corruption case

Zuma served with indictment in corruption case

Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi confirmed to TimesLIVE that the summons was served on Monday. He resigned February 14 after he was ordered to do so by his party, the African National Congress. According to TimesLive, it is not clear which court this will be, and Zuma's legal team is still expected to challenge the decision by national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams to prosecute him.