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ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish court has ordered Facebook to block a number of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad, threatening to stop access to the whole social networking site if it does not comply, local media reported. The order made by the court on Sunday followed a request by a prosecutor, state broadcaster TRT reported. No one from Facebook was immediately available for comment. It was the latest move to crack down on material seen as offending religious sensibilities in the largely Muslim nation, where the government of President Tayyip Erdogan is seen pursuing an Islamist-leaning agenda. Earlier this month, prosecutors launched an inquiry into a newspaper which reprinted parts of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in the wake of an attack by Islamic militants on its offices in Paris. (Reporting by Gulsen Solaker; Writing by Jonny Hogg; Editing by Daren Butler and Andrew Heavens)More...
Mon, Jan 26, 2015
Source: Huffington Post
Continuing to deliberate as this week gets underway, the jurors in the CIA leak trial might ponder a notable claim from the government: "This case is not about politics."The prosecution made that claim a few days ago in closing arguments -- begun with a somber quotation from Condoleezza Rice about the crucial need to stop the spread of nuclear weapons. Of course prosecutor Eric Olshan was not foolish enough to quote Rice's most famous line: "We don't want the smoking gun to become a mushroom cloud."More...
Mon, Jan 26, 2015
Source: Huffington Post
Brian says he has been living a parent's worst nightmare since last July, when his teenage daughters, Sydney, 15, and Danielle, 14, vanished while visiting their mother, Michelle, for the summer. Two weeks later, Michelle also disappeared. Brian, who was granted full legal custody of the girls, says he believes his ex-wife is hiding them."I am absolutely convinced Michelle and her family know where the girls are," Brian says. "They are responsible for their disappearance," an allegation her family denies.More...
Mon, Jan 26, 2015
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Time-traveling through memory: poet Flora Crew (Brenda Meaney) in the 1930s, sister Eleanor (Roberta Maxwell) with her letters in the '80s.More...
Mon, Jan 26, 2015
Source: Huffington Post
By James M. DorseyThe United Kingdom's search for Jihadi John, the masked, British-accented fighter who appears in videos and beheading of foreigners condemned to death by the Islamic State, the jihadist group that controls a swath of Syria and Iraq, has highlighted the significance for militants of soccer as a recruitment and bonding tool. It has also put the spotlight of a small band of Portuguese nationals who have joined the jihadists in recent years.More...
Mon, Jan 26, 2015
Source: Huffington Post
How To Roll A Marijuana Joint ByAarr Kellz, Spaceship Earth Farms There are many ways to roll a joint, but I have found this to be atried and true method that seems to work every time, and leave myjoints burning smooth and evenly. Materials That you will need: -1 gram of ground cannabis. -1 1-1/4”
Mon, Jan 26, 2015
Source: The Weed Blog
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The first time I ever saw a torchless dab nail was at the Bay Area Cannabis Cup in 2012. The version I saw was just a prototype, and it was bulky. The person displaying it said that he was still working out some kinks. I remember thinking at the time how awesome the torchless dab
Sun, Jan 25, 2015
Source: The Weed Blog
Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, is pleased to announce the introduction of complementary bills in both the Senate and House, S. 134 and H.R. 525, The Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015. If passed, this bill would remove federal
Sun, Jan 25, 2015
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Advertising rules in Washington State against medical marijuana advertising have been harsh. Doctors and other healthcare professionals have been banned from even mentioning marijuana in advertisements. A Washington Judge recently ruled that such a ban isunconstitutional. Per The Joint Blog: Pierce County Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Martin has ruled that it’s unconstitutional for the state
Sat, Jan 24, 2015
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By John Payne Last Thursday, January 15, state Senator Rob Schaaf (R – Saint Joseph) introduced Senate Bill 255 to legalize the production of industrial hemp in Missouri. “Buchanan County used to be one of the main growers of industrial hemp,” Dr. Schaaf told the Saint Joseph News-Press. “We could revitalize our rural area. It
Sat, Jan 24, 2015
Source: The Weed Blog
Since 2009, Toke of the Town has brought you the biggest marijuana news and loudest pot views from across the country -- and around the world. Along the way, we've covered the huge progress many...
Wed, Dec 31, 2014
Source: Toke of the Town
The way that the laws are currently written, you really do not want to get busted with weed in Wichita, Kansas...or any part of Kansas for that matter. A first-time offense for simple pot p...
Tue, Dec 30, 2014
Source: Toke of the Town
As far as late Christmas presents go, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's decision to pardon nine non-violent offenders is as big and unprecedented as they come. But for a governor who before Monday...
Tue, Dec 30, 2014
Source: Toke of the Town
On a recent Friday afternoon, Nick Kriaris, owner of Encanto Green Cross medical-marijuana dispensary in Phoenix, and his brother, Chris, tried to open an account at Bank of America for their...
Tue, Dec 30, 2014
Source: Toke of the Town
In 1999, the voters in Maine approved the state's first medical marijuana bill with a lopsided 61% approval. A decade later, the law was improved upon to allow for storefront dispensaries and t...
Tue, Dec 30, 2014
Source: Toke of the Town