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‘Medical necessity’ defense for growing pot wins acquittal in Florida case

A Hollywood man wins a marijuana ‘medical necessity’ case even though the Florida Legislature is unlikely to pass bills this year that would broaden the use of the drug for chronic and severe illnesses.

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In Venezuelan elections, too many dead vote

While U.S. and Latin American officials say that Venezuela’s political crisis should be solved through upcoming legislative elections, recent testimony before the U.S. Senate raised many questions: It said Venezuela’s voting registry includes the names of so many dead, many states have more registered voters than people.

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United Nations unveils slavery memorial

The United Nations unveiled a monument Wednesday to remember the victims of the transatlantic slave trade. The monument was designed by a first generation Haitian-American architect, Rodney Leon.

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