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Regular cannabis users require up to 220% higher dosage for sedation in medical procedures

Researchers in Colorado examined medical records of 250 patients who received endoscopic procedures after 2012, when the state legalized recreational cannabis. They found patients who smoked or ingested cannabis on a daily or weekly basis required 14% more fe

Charges dropped for Arizona college students who protested Border Patrol on their campus

Charges have been dropped against three students who protested a speaking engagement by Customs and Border Protection agents on their campus, but only because they “could face punishments if they’re found to have violated the university’s code of condu

Republican Karen Handel tries to break laws of physics, claim cash raised in 2018 was raised in 2019

Hah, for serious? On Monday, we flagged that former Republican Rep. Karen Handel recently reported to the FEC she'd raised $238,000 in the first quarter of the year for her comeback bid for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. However, just a few weeks ear

6,000 retail stores have closed in 2019 already, surpassing the total shuttered in all of 2018

If you ever want to utter the words, “I’d rather try it on in person," or even the now-dated, “want to go to the mall?,” you’ll want to take action sooner rather than later. According to new research, nearly 6,000 retail stores have closed already i

Open thread for night owls: Blackfeet Nation seeks its own nat'l park east of Glacier Nat'l Park

Samantha Weber at the always terrific High Country News writes—The Blackfeet Nation is trying to open its own national park: In 1992, Ed DesRosier wanted to offer visitors to Glacier National Park an experience that didn’t yet exist. Tourists learned

Bailey pulled after one inning as Royals fall 5-2 to Rays

Mike Zunino homered for the second straight game and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Kansas City 5-2 Tuesday night, sending the Royals to their fifth straight loss.

Simmons, Embiid usher 76ers past Nets and into 2nd round

The Philadelphia 76ers used a 14-0 start to beat the Toronto Raptors 122-100 in Game 5 and win their Eastern Conference playoff series

Giants hit 4 homers, outlast Blue Jays 7-6

Giants hit 4 homers, outlast Blue Jays 7-6

Raptors and 76ers finish off series, will meet in next round

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Jalen Beeks delivers 7 strikeouts in 4 2/3 shutout innings in Rays' 5-2 win over Royals

Jalen Beeks struck out seven in 4 2/3 shutout inning, helping the Tampa Bay Rays top the Royals 5-2 and lock in a series win.

Kotak Mahindra Bank vs RBI: What market experts say

While the Bombay High Court has “no time” to address the case before 2020, market experts have strong opinions about Kotak’s defiance against the RBI.

MARKETS LIVE: Q4 earnings, oil prices to guide markets today

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Market Ahead: Q4 nos to F&O expiry, top factors that may drive market today

Investors are likely to take cues from crude oil prices, March quarter earnings and movement of rupee against the US dollar on Wednesday

Zack Wheeler accomplishes impressive feat with arm and bat

Zack Wheeler became the first pitcher this season to accomplish a pretty impressive feat. During the New York Mets' 9-0 win over Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday, Wheeler did it all. The Mets’ starting pitcher earned the victory after throwing seven scorele

Boy Scouts’ sealed ‘perversion files’ name 7,800+ suspected pedophiles - victims’ lawyer

Confidential “perversion files” held by the Boy Scouts of America contain the names of 7,819 suspected pedophiles, a lawyer for abused former scouts has discovered - and the names of 12,254 of their victims. Read Full Article at RT.com

US Navy creating protocol for reporting UFO sightings

The US Navy is setting new guidelines for reporting «unidentified aircraft» entering the US aerospace so no encounter a UFO can be dismissed as irrelevant, a Navy spokesman told Politico. Read Full Article at RT.com

Commodity outlook: Gold in desperate need of a renewed safe-haven buying

After closing lower for the fourth week in a row, the gold price is nearly six per cent below its February peak and at its lowest level since late December.

Hackers hit Atlanta Hawks shop with malware that steals credit card information - CNET

There's a technical foul on the Hawks fan shop, says a security analyst. The team says it's investigating.

Tesla Models S and X get more range, new lease on life - Roadshow

Tesla's aging Model S sedan and Model X SUV just got a bit of an upgrade, now offering up to 370 miles of range on a charge.

Magic drop Game 5, go down to Raptors in first round of Eastern Conference playoffs

The Orlando Magic fell to the Toronto Raptors in Game 5, losing the in 1st round of Eastern Conference playoffs in Steve Clifford's first year as coach.

LEADING OFF: Sabathia nearing 3,000 Ks, Snell's toe a go

LEADING OFF: Sabathia nearing 3,000 Ks, Snell's toe a go, Russell reports to Triple-A, Harper's rant under review

49ers sign offensive lineman Ben Garland to 1-year deal

The San Francisco 49ers have signed offensive lineman Ben Garland to a one-year deal

Early goals help lift Bruins beat Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 7

Joakim Nordstrom and Sean Kuraly each had a goal and assist, Tuukka Rask had 32 saves and the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 7

Wheeler homers, strikes out 11 as Mets rout Phillies 9-0

Wheeler homers, strikes out 11 as Mets rout Phillies 9-0

Another Grand Canyon visitor dies in fall from edge

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say another visitor has died after falling from the edge of the Grand Canyon. Park rangers found the body of a 70-year-old woman about 200 feet (61 meters) below the canyon's South Rim on Tuesday. Rangers r

Facial recognition errors are bad for business: Most of us aren't white men - CNET

MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini says AI must do better at gender and skin color.

Kingdom Hearts 3 is the best-selling game of 2019 (so far) - CNET

The wait was worth it. For Square Enix, at least.

Hillary, revitalized by Mueller's 'obstruction' theories, hypes 'roadmap' to impeachment

Hillary Clinton has blamed Justice Department rules for the Mueller report's failure to indict President Donald Trump, declaring the «roadmap» to an obstruction charge is there in plain sight, should Congress choose to pursue it. Read Full Articl

Top trading ideas by Prabhudas Lilladher: Buy Infosys and Sun Pharma

Nifty outlook and top trading ideas by Vaishali Parekh, research analyst - technical research at Prabhudas Lilladher.

Auto sector Q4 earnings preview: Muted revenue, drop in EBITDA margin seen

While private vehicles have been facing stiff task with dealers across geographies grappling with higher inventory, commercial vehicles are seeing some revival led by fresh disbursal by NBFCs

WATCH: Three-run 5th inning powers Marlins over Indians

Miami Marlins break out in the 5th inning for 3 runs as Jorge Alfaro hits a homerun, Curtis Granderson doubles, and Martin Prado hits a sacrifice fly.

Drew Smyly sidelined by nerve tightness in pitching arm

Drew Smyly sidelined by nerve tightness in pitching arm

Lipscomb hires Lennie Acuff away from Alabama-Huntsville

Lipscomb hires Lennie Acuff away from Alabama-Huntsville to become its men's basketball coach

Carrasco injures knee in Indians' 3-1 loss to Marlins

Cleveland starter Carrasco leaves with bruised knee in 3-1 loss to Marlins.

Martin Prado notches 1,500th career hit in Marlins 3-1 win over Indians

Pablo López allowed just two hits in his longest start this season and Jorge Alfaro homered in the Marlins' 3-1 win over the Indians on Tuesday night.

Avengers: Endgame reviews are out -- See it on the 'largest screen possible' - CNET

The critics have assembled. Here's a spoiler-free look at what they're saying.

Marvel 59-hour movie marathon: Iron Man and Hulk down, just 19 more to go - CNET

Avengers: Endgame opens this week, so I'm getting in the mood by holing up in a theater and watching 22 Marvel films back-to-back. Keep up with the madness.

Google questioned by Congress over Sensorvault location database - CNET

A House committee wants a briefing with Google by May 7 about the database law enforcement has tapped for location data.

Avengers: Endgame review -- Three-hour Marvel thrill ride tops Infinity War - CNET

Spoiler-free: The Russo brothers' engrossing, wholly satisfying MCU superhero epic doesn't leave a second to spare.

The first FDA-approved device to treat ADHD, explained - CNET

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have a new, nondrug treatment option for managing the condition.
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