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Massachusetts rolls back ban on sales of marijuana vaping products

Massachusetts rolls back ban on sales of marijuana vaping products

Marijuana regulators in Massachusetts on Thursday rolled back a ban on vaping products sparked by a recent spate of severe lung injuries reported across the country. The commonwealth’s Cannabis Control Commission announced it issued an amended quarantine effectively reinstating legal sales of “regulated vaporizer products” containing marijuana. Massachusetts had banned the sale of vape products…

Jillian Michaels slams PC culture: Obesity ‘not something that should be glamorized’

Jillian Michaels slams PC culture: Obesity ‘not something that should be glamorized’

Celebrity fitness coach Jillian Michaels slammed political correctness in a new interview, arguing that the body positivity movement could hurt people by glorifying obesity. “I think we’re politically correct to the point of endangering people,” Ms. Michaels told Women’s Health U.K. for its January/February issue. “Yes, we want to be inclusive of everyone [and respect…

Trump campaign says impeachment backfiring on Democrats

Trump campaign says impeachment backfiring on Democrats

Impeachment is backfiring on Democrats by motivating more voters and donors to support President Trump as his campaign operation expands into 17 battleground states, campaign officials said Thursday. “They have ignited a flame underneath that, with 300-some days to go, actually makes our job easier in some ways,” Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale told reporters.…

Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to defraud league’s health care benefit plan

Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to defraud league’s health care benefit plan

Former Washington Redskins Pro Bowl running back Clinton Portis is among 10 ex-NFL players accused Thursday of submitting false medical claims to the league’s health care program for retired players. Federal prosecutors say the scheme involved submitting fraudulent invoices to the NFL Player Reimbursement Account for expensive medical equipment they never purchased. In addition to…

Jerry Nadler rejects Republican demands for minority hearing on impeachment

Jerry Nadler rejects Republican demands for minority hearing on impeachment

Republicans will not have a minority hearing day on impeachment, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold L. Nadler ruled on Thursday. As lawmakers started up the second day of debate on articles of impeachment in the House Judiciary Committee, Republicans on the panel launched a procedural fight and accused the Democrats of violating their own rules. Rep.…

EDITORIAL: Democrats falling on an identity-politics sword

EDITORIAL: Democrats falling on an identity-politics sword

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Live by the identity-politics sword, die by the identity-politics sword. The Democrats are learning that the hard way. With Sen. Kamala Harris of California having pulled out of the party’s 2020 presidential field last week, Democrats are wringing their hands and agonizing at the very real prospect that all of the participants in their…

Kevin Clinesmith, FBI attorney, hid Carter Page CIA informant role, IG report shows

Kevin Clinesmith, FBI attorney, hid Carter Page CIA informant role, IG report shows

The FBI’s four wiretap affidavits to a federal judge in 2016-17 deliberately hid a part of Trump campaign volunteer Carter Page’s professional life that would have revealed his patriotic role as a CIA informant instead of the bureau’s nefarious depiction, the Justice Department inspector general’s report shows. The 476-page history of how the FBI targeted…