June 21, 2021

US best quality life states 2

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The states where Americans have the best quality of life, ranked from lowest to highest Part 2 By Mark Abadi From Business Insider U.S. News & World report ranked the best states in the US for quality of life. Quality of life includes the quality of the natural environment, like water and air quality, and […]

US best quality life states 1

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The states where Americans have the best quality of life, ranked from lowest to highest Part 1 By Mark Abadi From Business Insider IMAGE: usa flag Getty Images U.S. News & World report ranked the best states in the US for quality of life. Quality of life includes the quality of the natural environment, like […]

Extradition wave – More US requests for lottery scammers flood in

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Jamaican authorities are now in possession of “a number” of extradition requests, made by their counterparts in the United States (US), for persons accused of being involved in the deadly lottery scam. Justice Minister Delroy Chuck acknowledged, during a recent interview, that he was aware of the extradition requests but revealed that they had not […]

Jamaica signs order to extradite 8 alleged scammers to the US

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From Caribbean News Service KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mar 30 2017 – Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has signed the order for eight Jamaicans, including a police Constable, to be extradited to the United States on lottery scamming related charges. On March 8, Parish Judge Vaughn Smith ordered the extradition of Constable Jason Jahalal along with Alrick McLeod, O’Neil […]

Here’s when you can start legally buying weed in [US] states that just legalized it

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By Melia Robinson From Business Insider One in five Americanscan now use marijuana legally. Seven states legalized marijuana in some form on Election Day. California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada showed up to support recreational marijuana, while Arkansas, Florida, and North Dakota passed ballot initiatives legalizing medical marijuana. Arkansas Residents with one of 17 qualifying medical […]

US Justices to review chemical testing of suspected drunk drivers

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By Marcia Coyle, From The National Law Journal Case tests laws criminalizing refusals, absent a warrant, to take alcohol tests. The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether states can impose criminal penalties on someone who, in the absence of a warrant, refuses to take a chemical test to detect alcohol in his […]

UND concert choir spreads musical joy across the Caribbean island nation

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By Kate Menzies University & Public Affairs student writer From UND The University of North Dakota’s concert choir knows no bounds. With a sound that carries beyond domestic borders, this group knows how to ignite a crowd. Inspired by a recent partnership between the American Choral Directors Association and Cuba, the UND concert choir traveled […]

Woman gives birth in Walmart parking lot on her birthday with help from fellow shoppers

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By Mary Beth Quirk From Consumerist There’s a happy birthday, and then there’s “It’s my birthday and I’m having a baby in a Walmart parking lot.” A pregnant North Dakota woman had a scary situation on her hands when she went into labor right before she got into her car after a shopping trip. At […]

[US] Total state debt tops $5 Trillion

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From Newsmax A troubling new report discloses that the total debt facing U.S. state governments now stands at $5.1 trillion — equal to about $16,180 for each state resident. Total debt amounts to one-third of annual gross state product, and 469 percent of all fiscal year state general and other fund revenues, according to the […]