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Brewer AB InBev partners with Tilray to tap cannabis drink market

Thursday  00:06,   20 december 2018
reuters

Anheuser-Busch InBev , the world's largest brewer, and Canadian pot producer Tilray Inc are partnering in a $100-million joint venture to research cannabis-infused non-alcoholic drinks for the Canadian market, the companies said Wednesday. The... >>>

Shutdown-Averting Deal Quickly Hits Oily Snag

Thursday  00:06,   20 december 2018
rollcall

A measure to extend spending authority for several Cabinet departments and assorted agencies through Feb. 8 was hung up in the Senate Wednesday afternoon over a spat involving the Land and Water Conservation Fund and other items left out of the... >>>

Children as young as 10 fight, kill and die in Yemen's war

Thursday  00:06,   20 december 2018
msn

The number etched on the bracelet around Mohammed's wrist gave the 13-year-old soldier comfort as missiles fired from enemy warplanes shook the earth beneath him. For two years Mohammed fought with Yemen's Houthi rebels against a military coalition... >>>

Giuliani makes new defense of Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal payments

Wednesday  23:45,   19 december 2018
thehill

President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani floated a new line of defense Wednesday regarding payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal in the final stretches of the 2016 presidential campaign. In an unsolicited text to The Hill on Wednesday... >>>

Russia blesses US troop withdrawal from Syria

Wednesday  23:45,   19 december 2018
washingtonexaminer

President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria is finding approval from Russia, which partnered with Iran to provide military support to Syrian dictator Bashar Assad. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

'If I see something that looks like Bigfoot, I shoot at it': Montana man says a hunter shot him because he mistook him for the mythical monster

Wednesday  23:20,   19 december 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The unnamed 27-year-old from Helena told police he was out at shooting practice on Sunday when a man in a black Ford F-150 truck began shooting at him because, he said, 'I thought you were Bigfoot.' The alleged victim reported the incident to Lewis... >>>

5 deaths in massive Texas apartment fire ruled homicide, no suspects named

Wednesday  23:20,   19 december 2018
foxnews

A Texas apartment fire that left five people dead in July was intentionally set and their deaths were ruled homicides, officials said... >>>

Inmate in hot water: Police find escapee soaking in hot tub

Wednesday  23:20,   19 december 2018
msn

An escaped inmate is back in custody after being found soaking in a hot tub at a southern Ohio senior living community, still wearing her yellow jail outfit. The Pike County Sheriff's Office says the 34-year-old woman fled while being booked on... >>>

California Woman Fabricated Firefighter Husband to Scam Donors: Police

Wednesday  23:20,   19 december 2018
thedailybeast

Ashley Bemis’ Facebook friends thought she needed help. The 28-year-old said her husband, a firefighter, was battling to contain one of the massive blazes that swept across California in August while she was struggling at home, still reeling from... >>>

University of Utah says shooting death of Lauren McCluskey could not have been prevented, DESPITE report finding police under staffing and gaps in training

Wednesday  23:20,   19 december 2018
dailymail.co.uk

University of Utah revealed their findings from an independent review of campus police Wednesday which found police under staffing, gaps in training and failure of a sex offender notification system. The review came in the aftermath of student... >>>

Loretta Lynch, former Obama attorney general, questioned behind closed doors on Capitol Hill

Wednesday  23:05,   19 december 2018
foxnews

Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch appeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday for closed-door testimony to answer questions on the Justice Department's Russia and Hillary Clinton email probes, following former FBI director James Comey’s feisty... >>>

Police: Murder suspect searched 'sniper I-17' and 'Phoenix shooter today' after the killing

Wednesday  23:05,   19 december 2018
12news

A 23-year-old man was charged with murder after police found his search history and alleged location after a subpoena to Google. Police had no motive or suspect in the murder of Joseph Knight last March. All they did have was a video of a white car... >>>

Senate votes to make lynching a federal crime

Wednesday  22:55,   19 december 2018
thehill

The Senate cleared legislation on Wednesday to make lynching a federal crime. The bill, introduced by Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.), makes lynching punishable as a hate crime. "This is a historic piece... >>>

Michelle Malkin, other conservatives rip Trump over border wall funding

Wednesday  22:55,   19 december 2018
thehill

Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin told Fox News on Wednesday that President Trump caved on border wall funding to avoid a government shutdown, joining several other conservative media pundits in criticizing the president over negotiations.... >>>

‘Your victims have shown you mercy’: Houston cop killer taken off death row, resentenced to life

Wednesday  22:55,   19 december 2018
chron

Two years after a federal judge overturned his death sentence due to bad jury instructions, a Houston cop killer on Wednesday was given life behind bars for a decades-old crime in which defense lawyers said the state destroyed some of the evidence... >>>