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Another SpaceX-Powered California Light Show Possible Wednesday Morning

Another SpaceX-Powered California Light Show Possible Wednesday Morning

Breaking News
Southern California could be treated to another SpaceX light show on Wednesday as Los Angeles-based company launches an early-morning mission from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The launch of a Falcon 9 rocket had been scheduled for Sunday, but on Saturday the company postponed the liftoff until 6:17 a.m. on Wednesday. “Team at Vandenberg is taking […]
Picture: Wonky lines show VAR shambles for Mata's goal against Huddersfield

Picture: Wonky lines show VAR shambles for Mata's goal against Huddersfield

Sports
Video assistant referee technology has been implemented to eradicate controversy and ensure correct decisions, but in Manchester United’s first game with VAR in place that notion was placed under serious scrutiny. With half time approaching and Man United a goal up at the Kirklees Stadium, Ashley Young made an impressive run down the right hand side and found Juan Mata, who rounded the keeper before tucking the ball home. It certainly looked like a close call and the referee consulted Neil Swarbrick, sitting in Heathrow with a bunch of monitors in front of him, to clarify whether Mata was onside. After a prolonged period of waiting, the fans kept completely in the dark, the goal was eventually declared offside, and the reason we were given for the decision – the clear piece of...
Montel Williams, former talk show host discusses marijuana legalization in Albany

Montel Williams, former talk show host discusses marijuana legalization in Albany

Breaking News
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The fight to legalize marijuana continued Saturday, as lawmakers and members of the community came together for a workshop to discuss its benefits. The workshop was held in the Empire State Plaza Convention Center and activist/former talk show host Montel Williams was the guest speaker. A part of the New York Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators Conference, the workshop focused on how legalizing marijuana could help reduce the mass incarceration and opioid problems in our state and even the country. Montel Williams is an example of someone who has benefited from marijuana use. Having multiple sclerosis, he says the drug is the only way he can get through the pain. But, he feels this drug can do much more than help people medically and that it needs to
Miami holds gun show with free admission for children under 12 just days after Parkland shooting

Miami holds gun show with free admission for children under 12 just days after Parkland shooting

Politics
Just three days after 17 students and faculty were killed in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, one of the state’s biggest gun-expo organizers is holding a gun convention in Miami — just 46.9 miles away. The Florida Gun show has had their 600-booth convention planned for months, and despite the fact the South Florida community is still reeling from the shooting, the convention will go on. “Yes, the show is still scheduled for this weekend,” organizers confirmed to the Miami New Times. “Enjoy an enormous array of firearms, ammunition, shooting supplies, knives, and so much more!” the Florida Gun Show organizers boast in a promotional video posted on their Facebook page. The group will also host a gun show at Fort Walto