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My guns or my ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice

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As gun-loving Pennsylvania becomes the latest state to operate a medical marijuana program, with the first dispensary on track to begin sales next month, authorities are warning patients that federal law bars marijuana users from having guns or ammunition Phil Gruver, a professional auto detailer from Emmaus who received a state medical marijuana card in mid-December, is weighing what to do with...

Could President Trump Cause Oil Prices to Top $80 a Barrel?

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Analysts at Citigroup , for example, recently put out a report listing several wild cards that could drive crude up toward $80 a barrel Among the most notable was President Trump, who through words or actions could escalate tensions in places like Iran and North Korea Either scenario, or any number of other wild cards, could cause oil prices to skyrocket If that happened, it would dislocate as...

Boeing Co.'s Aircraft Orders Soared in 2017

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Last year, Boeing (NYSE: BA) got off to a strong start in terms of aircraft order activity The company's strong order activity puts it in good position to continue delivering steady free cash flow growth for the next several years The new 737 MAX 10 helped drive Boeing's strong 2017 order activity Airbus finalized more than 700 new orders within a 15-day span beginning in mid-December However, it...

5 Biotech Stocks That Could Be Bought Out in 2018

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An acquirer might also emerge if the FDA OK's Portola Pharmaceuticals' AndexXa this year If AndexXa is approved, these drugs could become even more widely used because they're not as often prescribed in elderly patients at risk of bleeding events or surgery Of course, that could depend on how smoothly Bevyxxa's launch goes and if AndexXa gets a green light It's anyone's guess who might step up to...

Boeing Unveils Its MQ-25 Stingray Prototype

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3, the Navy's deadline for submitting bids to build its next-generation, carrier-capable "MQ-25 Stingray" drone aerial refueling tanker came due Initially, my money was on Northrop Grumman to win with a variant of its X-47B carrier drone That same month, though, Boeing and Lockheed released concept art on their respective MQ-25 prototype offerings (albeit art showing little more than a refueling...

The Average Social Security Benefit in 2018 — and Why You Can't Live Off It

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In a best-case scenario, Social Security can replace about 40% of the typical worker's previous income (and by "best case," we're talking no future benefits cuts, which, unfortunately, aren't yet off the table) Not only does healthcare typically increase for retirees, but those who own homes are apt to spend more over time on things like property taxes and maintenance, both of which have a sneaky...

After outcry, Mark Wahlberg donates $1.5 million film fee

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NEW YORK (AP) — Following an outcry over a significant disparity in pay between co-stars, Mark Wahlberg agreed Saturday to donate the $15 million he earned for reshoots for "All the Money in the World" to the sexual misconduct defense initiative Time's Up "I 100% support the fight for fair pay," Wahlberg said in a statement Williams issued a statement Saturday, saying: "Today isn't about me My...

2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 engine specs | Autoblog Short Cuts

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Senior Editor Alex Kierstein previews the engine on the all new 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500
The High Country trim will have a 62-liter V8 engine
The big news is that Chevy will introduce a new 3-liter diesel inline-6 engine
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GM's new Chevy Silverado bids for more U.S. pickup profits

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DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Saturday fired a new round in the battle for profits from one of the US auto industry's most lucrative segments when it showed a new generation of its Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck at Detroit's auto show Sales of the current Silverado rose nearly 2 percent to 585,000 vehicles in 2017 By adding luxury features to their pickups, automakers have pushed...

Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile

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HONOLULU (AP) -- A false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii sent the islands into a panic Saturday, with people abandoning cars in a highway and preparing to flee their homes until officials said the cellphone alert was a mistake The emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones statewide just before 8:10 am, said: "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII Professional...

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