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December 25, 2018 8:45 AM Thailand approves medical marijuana in New Year's 'gift'

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand approved marijuana for medical use and research on Tuesday, the first legalization of the drug in a region with some of the world’s strictest drug laws. The junta-appointed parliament in Thailand, a country which until the 1930s had a tradition of using marijuana to relieve pain and fatigue, voted to amend the Narcotic Act of 1979 in an extra 128

December 23, 2018 4:35 AM Wizards, Suns combine to score 295 points in 3-OT game; Bradley Beal shines with 40-11-15 triple-double

The Wizards and Suns combined to score the most points in an NBA game since 2008, and Bradley Beal and Thomas Bryant put up some historic individual numbers in leading Washington to a 149-146 triple-overtime home win on Saturday. The 295 combined points were the most in a game since April 6, 2008, when the Denver Nuggets and Seattle SuperSonics combined 102

December 22, 2018 9:37 PM Former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown has died at 77

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 29, 2005 file photo, Bosnia's top international administrator Paddy Ashdown speaks during a news conference in Sarajevo. Britain’s Liberal Democrat party has announced the death of former leader Paddy Ashdown after a short illness it was announced on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 . He was 77. The popular, articulate Ashdown was for decades 113

December 22, 2018 6:36 PM The Latest: Hamas says dissolving parliament invites chaos

Relatives of 16 year-old Palestinian Mohammed Jahjouh, who was shot and killed by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, mourn at the family home during his funeral in Gaza City, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) Relatives of 16 year-old Palestinian Mohammed Jahjouh, who was shot and killed by Israeli troops 122

December 21, 2018 5:55 PM Karate start-up league to hold 10 events worldwide next year

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Karate Combat, a full contact karate league, will hold 10 events across four continents next year as part of a campaign to bring the ancient martial art into the mainstream, it said on Friday. The New York-based league will hold its first fight of the year on Jan. 24 in Los Angeles, where Spain’s Igor de Castaneda will face the Dominican 103

December 21, 2018 1:55 PM Hang Time: All I want for Christmas is hoops

This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Dec.14 Dominant 20 Issue. Subscribe today! Jayson Tatum is on the clock. The game: one hour of Christmas shopping at Natick Mall, 21 miles outside Boston, with an assist from his trusty elf-me. Says the rising Celtics sophomore: "Play hard, box out, get back on D, let's win." 0:59 We've taken a wrong turn in Macy's 87

December 21, 2018 1:40 PM Court forces Apple to stop selling older iPhones in Germany

Apple will reportedly stop selling older iPhones in Germany after a local court ruled that the company's products had infringed on a Qualcomm patent. Apple will pull iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models from the company's 15 retail stores in Germany, the company told Reuters. "We are of course disappointed by this verdict and we plan to appeal," Apple said. On Thursday 145

December 18, 2018 11:28 AM British Airways to resume Pakistan flights after a decade

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next year after a 10-year absence that followed a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian nation. BA halted flights following one of the most high-profile attacks in Pakistan’s history, the 2008 Marriott Hotel bombing in the capital 115

December 17, 2018 8:19 AM Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir public march

Kashmiri protesters clash with Indian paramilitary soldiers in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. A security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, a day after chaotic protests and fighting killed seven civilians and four combatants in the disputed 118

December 17, 2018 1:05 AM Philip Colbert updates pop art for the digital age in new show

LONDON (Reuters) - Artist and designer Philip Colbert, whose surrealist clothes have been worn by Lady Gaga and Rita Ora, brings pop art back to British painting with a new show that comments on consumerist culture, climate change and our appetite for social media. Scottish born Colbert, who has worked across music, fashion and design, says his large-scale 154