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Cosby Said He Got Drugs to Give Women for Sex

Bill Cosby admitted in a newly released 2005 deposition that he obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with. He admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman

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F-16 Fighter Jet and Small Plane Collide in Midair

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement Tuesday that an F-16 fighter jet collided with a small Cessna C150 plane around 11 a.m., about 11 miles north of Charleston, S.C. Local authorities sent help to the scene

International Cannabis And Hemp Expo Held In San Francisco

Denver Activists Fight for ‘Social’ Marijuana Use

Denver residents are gearing up for another battle in the marijuana wars, collecting signatures to allow "limited social marijuana use." Now, people in the state capital can consume marijuana only inside places like homes or a rare "vape-friendly" hotel room

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Meet the First Woman to Lead a Mexican Drugs Cartel

Enedina Arellano Felix is believed to be running the remnants of the Tijuana Cartel that traffics cocaine, marijuana, heroin and crystal meth over the world’s busiest border crossing into California after seven of her male relatives were killed or arrested

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White House Wants to Increase Solar Power Access

The White House unveiled a solar energy plan Tuesday that it said would help cut energy costs for low and middle-income Americans while also fighting climate change. The plan will help finance solar improvements at American homes

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Greek Prime Minister Races to Restart Talks

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras heads to Brussels, where he will try to use a bailout referendum win to obtain a rescue deal from European leaders. Tsipras faces pressure from creditors abroad and banks at home who all demand what his nation lacks: money

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Coke Ditches Logo to Heal Divides in Middle East

In honor of the Islamic festival of Ramadan, which began on June 17 and lasts through July 17, Coca-Cola, with the help of Dubai-based agency FP7/DXB, replaced its iconic logo with a simple message: "Labels are for cans not for people"

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Sheriffs Resist Police Body Cameras

As law enforcement agencies increasingly purchase body cameras as a way to build trust with the citizens they police—and provide transparency following several recent high-profile police-related deaths—sheriffs are emerging as one of the lone hold-outs

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No End in Sight for Prolonged Iran Talks

Iran nuclear talks busted through their second deadline in a week Tuesday, raising new questions about the ability of world powers to cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through diplomacy