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Source: Common Domain

What could hurt marijuana stocks Too much love from investors

Wednesday 06:07 GMT

In response to 11 pointers I gave to marijuana investors in “How to potentially become a marijuana millionaire, albeit carefully,” investors were asking me to identify the one stock to buy.

• Please note that marijuana stocks provide diversification because they often do not move with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +2.17% and popular ETFs such as S&P 500 ETF SPY, +2.19% Nasdaq 100 ETF QQQ, +2.91% and small-cap ETF IWM, +2.90%. Ask Arora: Nigam Arora answers your questions about investing in stocks, ETFs, bonds, gold and silver, oil and currencies.

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Source: CBS News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says that attacks on journalists are an "unacceptable trend"

Wednesday 09:58 GMT

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told reporters that attacks on journalists are an "unacceptable trend" on Tuesday, saying that the world has not "reacted sufficiently" to the killings of journalists in countries such as Mexico.

Sessions told CBS News' Paula Reid that he was "pleased and honored" to serve under the president, even as Mr. Trump has expressed disappointment in his attorney general. "The president speaks his mind.

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Source: Global News

Scheer accuses Trudeau government of ‘proactively’ reaching out to ‘Jihadi Jack’

Wednesday 09:58 GMT

During question period on Tuesday, Conservative Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer asked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to explain why Canadian officials had reached out to a British 22-year-old with Canadian citizenship who is imprisoned by Kurdish forces in Syria.

Scheer pressed on with his line of questioning, asking Trudeau to “explain to Canadians why his government is taking it upon themselves to invite a British citizen who has fought with ISIS to Canada.” Trudeau eventually retorted that Conservatives were simply “grasping at straws” to “try and make Canadians feel unsafe.”

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Source: Common Domain

Netflix is ditching freeloaders from subscriber forecasts after volatile stock moves

Wednesday 09:58 GMT

After two consecutive quarters of missing the mark on its own forecasts for subscriber growth, Netflix Inc. hopes to put an end to the big swings in its stock with some changes in its accounting.

Three months ago, Netflix reported weaker than expected subscriber growth, sending its stock tumbling around 12% in the next trading day. In kicking off tech’s earnings season Tuesday, Netflix NFLX, +3.98%  reported better-than-expected subscriber growth in the quarter, leading to a nearly 14% jump in its shares in after-hours trading.

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Source: BBC

Mary Bono: USA Gymnastics boss quits after Simone Biles & Aly Raisman criticism

Wednesday 18:13 GMT

The interim boss of USA Gymnastics has resigned after her appointment was questioned by Olympic champions Simone Biles and Aly Raisman.

Bono, 56, had previously worked for a law firm which represented USA Gymnastics and its ex-team doctor Larry Nassar during a sex abuse scandal. In a statement confirming her resignation, Bono claimed she had seen "assaulting behaviour" by a coach when she was a young gymnast.

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Source: Common Domain

Apartment in Former Titanic Ticket Office Asks £10.5M

Wednesday 09:58 GMT

A £10.5 million (US$13.84 million) apartment within Oceanic House, the London building that once served as the RMS Titanic’s booking office is on the market.

In the 1990s, it became the Texas Embassy, a restaurant and promotional center for the state of Texas, which remained its residents until 2012.

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Source: CBS News

Criminal investigation launched after remains of fetuses, infant found in funeral home ceiling

Wednesday 09:58 GMT

Police have opened a criminal investigation after the remains of 10 fetuses and an infant were found hidden in the ceiling of a former Detroit funeral home last week.

The anonymous letter was sent to the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, which has been conducting a civil investigation since shutting down the funeral home in April, when it found filthy conditions and 20 embalmed bodies in various states of decomposition, according to CBS Detroit.

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Source: Fox News

Mississippi toddler found dead in oven, grandmother to face murder charge

Wednesday 09:58 GMT

Authorities in Mississippi said Tuesday that a grandmother will be charged with first-degree murder after her 20-month-old granddaughter was found stabbed and burned inside an oven.

Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson said an autopsy found Robinson had died from heat injuries sustained in an electric oven.

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Source: Common Domain

Netflix earnings send stock surging, suggest huge decline was ‘an aberration’

Wednesday 09:58 GMT

Investors wasted no time after Netflix Inc. NFLX, +3.98%  announced it beat third-quarter earnings expectations Tuesday afternoon, sending shares of the streaming giant up 12% in after-hours trading.

Netflix stock was still feeling the effects of the post-earnings decline last quarter, having fallen 13.5% in the past three months. “Amid these massive competitors on both sides, plus traditional media firms, our job is to make Netflix stand out so that when consumers have free time, they choose to spend it with our service,” the company wrote.

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Source: Common Domain

Mansion in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Ask $26 Million

Wednesday 06:07 GMT

Those sales Mansion Global could not independently confirm whether the home would be the most expensive sale in Arizona or the county.

The owners first discovered the house after spending a few winters down in Arizona, where they "kept hearing about Silverlake," Ms. Beardsley said. The couple spends around half the year in the Scottsdale area, Ms. Beardsley said.

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Source: DW

Ukraine-Russian Orthodox church rift extends to Germany

Wednesday 09:58 GMT

A push to establish an independent Ukrainian Orthodox church has also prompted Russian Orthodox bishops in Germany to "temporarily" quit a joint episcopate council.

The Russian Orthodox Church's three bishops in Germany have "temporarily" ceased work within the Orthodox Bishops Conference in Germany (OBKD), a spokesman for the bishops told Catholic KNA news agency on Tuesday.

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Source: Common Domain

Mark Rothko Masterpiece Could Net $45M

Wednesday 06:07 GMT

Coming November, Mark Rothko’s masterpiece Untitled (Rust, Blacks on Plum) will be offered for sale for the second time since it was created in 1962, with an estimate of $35 million to $45 million.

For non-personal use or to order multiple copies, please contact Dow Jones Reprints at 1-800-843-0008 or visit www.djreprints.com.

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Source: Global News

Little hope seen for Canadian oilpatch activity growth as steep price discounts continue

Wednesday 09:58 GMT

The steep discounts being paid for Canadian heavy and light oil production compared with U.S. benchmarks won’t end soon and that means there’s no money for producers to increase their drilling budgets, he said in a report released Tuesday.

The Canadian oil and gas sector is in a holding pattern in which spending and production growth can’t occur until new ways to get products to export markets are found, according to CIBC analyst Jon Morrison.

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Source: Washington Post

Five kids in Maryland may have a polio-like disease, as CDC investigates

Wednesday 02:26 GMT

Health officials said five kids in Maryland are believed to have contracted a virus this fall that has symptoms similar to polio.

In an email on Tuesday, Brittany Fowler, a spokeswoman for the Maryland Department of Health, said the CDC will “make a determination about the status of the cases” in Maryland “based on clinical and laboratory information.” Kate Fowlie, a spokeswoman for the CDC, said in an email that many states are voluntarily reporting their data on the disease and “many parents are coming forward to tell their stories.”

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Source: Washington Post

Intense fight over Colorado oil and gas setbacks could end with national precedent

Wednesday 09:58 GMT

A years-long fight over how close oil and gas drilling can safely be to places where people live and work is coming to a head with an unprecedented November ballot measure that would ban such operations within at least half a mile of homes, schools, businesses and waterways.

In neighborhoods decked out for Halloween, parents armed with cellphone pictures of playground slides framed by oil and gas equipment have passed out fliers and yard signs urging residents to approve greater setbacks.

Source: Global News

Marijuana legalization in Canada begins at midnight in every time zone

Today 05:07 GMT
Source: ABC News

Friend of Jamal Khashoggi: Turkish officials said journalist killed in 'barbaric' way

Today 04:16 GMT
Source: ABC News

Trump: 'Not at all' giving cover to Saudis in journalist's disappearance

Today 04:16 GMT
Source: DW

Khashoggi: Donald Trump urges caution over condemning Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

Today 01:28 GMT
Source: DW

US calls on Turkey to release Jamal Khashoggi murder proof

Today 00:37 GMT
Source: Global News

Freeland says Canada has ‘worrying’ questions for Saudis about Jamal Khashoggi

Wednesday 18:10 GMT
Source: BBC

UK 'may consider longer Brexit transition'

Today 00:37 GMT
Source: Common Domain

My Shameless Quest for A ‘Skinny Mirror’

Wednesday 17:17 GMT
Source: Common Domain

A Guide to High-Tech Vanity Mirrors

Wednesday 07:00 GMT
Source: CBS News

Mega Millions' largest jackpot ever up for grabs: $667 million

Wednesday 02:27 GMT
Source: DW

Ukraine-Russian Orthodox church rift extends to Germany

Wednesday 09:58 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Treasury yields tick higher as stocks struggle for direction

Tuesday 19:07 GMT
Source: CBS News

Mega Millions jackpot leaps to record $868 million

Today 00:35 GMT
Source: DW

Russian Orthodox Church 'cuts ties' with Constantinople

Tuesday 15:27 GMT

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