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Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide

Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide

Out of the 65.6 million worldwide total, 22.5 million are refugees, 40.3 million are internally displaced and 2.8 million are asylum seekers. The number marks a jump of 300,000 from the end of 2015, according to a new report released by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR ) on Monday.


PA grants 12 medical marijuana licenses out of 200 applicants

PA grants 12 medical marijuana licenses out of 200 applicants

According to Steve Schain, Esq., attorney at the Hoban Law Group, Franklin Labs includes team members from Garden State Dispensary, a successful medical cannabis operation in New Jersey. That will likely mean that more people in Pennsylvania will be eligible to use the drug, he said. A spokesman for the governor said there had essentially been a firewall between the medical marijuana program and the governor's office during the evaluation, and that "the governor and his staff played no ...


1 in 2 Canadians will get cancer

1 in 2 Canadians will get cancer

While cancer diagnoses continues to rise, mortality rates from cancer have been dropping steadily for the past 30 years. In 2017, 5,500 Canadians are expected to be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and 4,800 are expected to die of this disease, according to the report.



Southwest celebrates first day of summer with heat wave

Las Vegas also gets into the extreme heat game with peaks on Tuesday and Wednesday. While the impact will be felt most in inland areas, the NWS warned that "even the coast will experience warmer than normal temperatures ". Lack of overnight cooling is often the cause of heat-related illnesses. "Don't sit in your house because they are anxious people will be complacent inside, close their drapes then it gets really (hot) and then bad things happen".


Mourinho accused of £3.3mn tax fraud in Spain

Mourinho accused of £3.3mn tax fraud in Spain

Spanish tax authorities are also targeting Jose Mourinho , the Manchester United manager who was on Tuesday accused of evading 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in tax during his stay at Real Madrid . "Zidane liked him a lot", Perez told Onda Cero . And according to Spanish sports daily Marca , Ronaldo has told his teammates: "I'm leaving Real".


Poroshenko holding meeting with US Secretary of Energy

Poroshenko holding meeting with US Secretary of Energy

The White House didn't exactly roll out the red carpet for the Ukrainian leader - he dropped in to the Oval Office to see Trump following a meeting with Vice President Pence. With Trump publically announcing his intention to revisit US-Russian relations upon taking office, Ukrainians have watched with bated breath. "We have received solid support from the United States, support for both the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of our state, and solid support for the ...