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Man ties to light cigarette with nozzle, arrested for drug possession.

Police in North Dakota have arrested a man for possession of drugs after first spotting him attempting to light a cigarette with the nozzle of ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Rocker and cancer survivor Melissa Etheridge busted for medical marijuana at US/Canadian border: report.

Popular rocker Melissa Etheridge was taken into custody by U.S. Customs in North Dakota as she attempted to return from Canada into the U.S., reports TMZ. According to the report, drug-sniffing dogs detected her marijuana oil , which Etheridge says she uses to manage pain from cancer , a...

- The Raw Story - US

The Shocking Story of How Nazi Germany's Super Battleship Really Sank.

Warfare History Network History, Europe Analysis raises questions concerning the long-held beliefs surrounding the sinking of the Bismark. In 1960 Twentieth Century Fox released the film Sink the Bismarck! Based on C.S. Forrester's bestselling book The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck, the documentary-style film tells a ...

- The National Interest - US

District Judge Rules Dakota Access Can Continue Operating.

The Dakota Access oil pipeline can continue shipping oil from North Dakota's Bakken fields to Illinois despite protests, U.S. district judge James Boasberg ruled in the latest chapter of the saga around the project. Four months ago, Boasberg ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out a new environmental impact ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Amazon patents drones that might give your electric car a boost someday.

Let's say you're cruising down the highway in your electric vehicle when you notice the battery running low and you're in a place so desolate it makes the Badlands look good.

- Stuff - NZ

NDP should be wary of big moves on housing.

B.C.'s finance minister Carole James said the N.D.P. government is looking at all options' to fix the challenges' of the current housing market in Vancouver in an interview with Bloomberg in New York.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Judge Rules Dakota Access Pipeline To Continue Operating Amid Impact Study.

BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Dakota Access oil pipeline can continue operating while a study is completed to assess its environmental impact on an American Indian tribe. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg's decision will come as a blow to the Standing Rock Sioux, who have argued that an oil ...

- TPM News - US

Bismarck's health insurance and its impact on mortality.

The model for today's health insurance systems was Otto von Bismarck's compulsory health insurance, introduced in the German Empire in 1884. This column uses contemporary mortality data to show that, by extending access to healthcare, Bismarck's health insurance significantly reduced mortality rates for blue-collar ...

- VoxEU - UK

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