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Nevada legal pimp, candidate, star of HBO series found dead

Nevada legal pimp, candidate, star of HBO series found deadPAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Dennis Hof, a pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his brothel business and who fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state Legislature, was found dead hours after his extended-weekend 72nd birthday bash, authorities said Tuesday.



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A guide to Canada's legal cannabis

A guide to Canada's legal cannabisThe legislation leaves it to the 13 provinces and territories to organize sales and distribution, and some are taking slightly different approaches. Households will also be allowed to grow up to four cannabis plants, except in Quebec and Manitoba, where this will be prohibited. The federal government set the minimum legal age for consumption at 18, but most provinces and territories have raised it to 19, except Quebec and Alberta.



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Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplaceMONTREAL (AP) — Ian Power was among the first to buy legal recreational marijuana in Canada but he has no plans to smoke it. He plans to frame it.



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A guide to Canada's legal cannabis

A guide to Canada's legal cannabisCanada on Wednesday will become the second country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis, five years after Uruguay. The legislation leaves it to the 13 provinces and territories to organize sales and distribution, and some are taking slightly different approaches. Households will also be allowed to grow up to four cannabis plants, except in Quebec and Manitoba, where this will be prohibited.



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Brett Kavanaugh wants to do away with legal abortion. He told us so.

Brett Kavanaugh wants to do away with legal abortion. He told us so.The Supreme Court nominee has given strong hints that if he’s confirmed, “states will have free rein to eliminate abortion access via increasingly draconian laws.”



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Drugs ruled out in Paris knife rampage: legal source

Drugs ruled out in Paris knife rampage: legal sourceA man being held after a knife attack that injured seven people along a canal in Paris was not under the influence of drugs at the time, a legal source told AFP on Tuesday. The suspect, believed to be an Afghan citizen in his 30s, was described by witnesses as acting drugged when he began striking people with a knife and iron bar on the Canal de l’Ourcq late Sunday. Two British tourists and an Egyptian visitor were among those injured, and three people were still in hospital as of Monday evening, including one in critical condition, a source close to the inquiry said.



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Yale's Endorsement Of Brett Kavanaugh Reveals The Legal Establishment's True Colors

Yale's Endorsement Of Brett Kavanaugh Reveals The Legal Establishment's True ColorsGenerations ago, there was a Yale Law School professor who would start every



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Legal U.S. Immigrants Face Prison And Even Deportation For Voting

Legal U.S. Immigrants Face Prison And Even Deportation For VotingThe 20 immigrants recently charged with illegally voting in North Carolina in



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British Thai cave rescue hero sends legal letter to Elon Musk threatening to sue over paedo accusation

British Thai cave rescue hero sends legal letter to Elon Musk threatening to sue over paedo accusationThe British caving expert who coordinated the rescue of 12 Thai children trapped underground has informed Elon Musk he is preparing to sue him, after the Tesla founder labelled him a “paedo” on Twitter.  Vernon Unsworth, 63, enraged the billionaire when he rejected his offer of sending a submarine to assist the rescue, pointing out that it was not a workable solution, and deriding it as a "PR stunt". He said Mr Musk could "stick his submarine where it hurts." Mr Musk hit back, calling Mr Unsworth a “paedo guy”, in a now-deleted tweet. He then issued an apology, and said he had tweeted “in anger”. Elon Musk, founder of Tesla But on Tuesday he reignited the controversy by mocking Mr Unsworth for not following up on his threat to take legal action. On Wednesday it emerged that Mr Unsworth’s lawyers had in fact sent Mr Musk a letter on August 6, informing him of their intention to sue for the “false and defamatory statements.” “You published through three different tweets to your twenty-two million followers that Mr Unsworth engages in the sexual exploitation of Thai children, and you did so at a time when he was working to save the lives of twelve Thai children,” wrote L. Lin Wood, an Atlanta-based defamation expert, in a letter obtained by BuzzFeed.  “You did so without any basis. According to a subsequent Twitter post, you did so out of anger.” A Tesla representative did not respond to The Telegraph’s request for comment. Mr Unsworth told Sky News on Wednesday: “It's all being dealt with, that's all I can say."



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US insists re-imposition of Iran sanctions is legal

US insists re-imposition of Iran sanctions is legalTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United States on Tuesday defended its re-imposition of sanctions against Iran as a legal and justified national security measure that cannot be challenged by Tehran at the United Nations' highest court.



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