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Colorado high court rules workers can be fired for off-duty pot use

DENVER — Businesses can fire employees for using marijuana, even if they are smoking it off the clock and complying with state laws that have legalized the drug, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday in a closely watched case at the vanguard of lawsuits testing the limits of marijuana …

U.S. couple jailed for killing mother, stuffing body in suitcase in Bali

<b>(CNN) —</b> An American teenager who helped her boyfriend stuff her mother's lifeless body into a suitcase at an upmarket hotel in Bali has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.<p>Heather Mack, 19, who gave birth to her own daughter just weeks ago, was found guilty with her 21-year-old boyfriend, Tommy …

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First lady Michelle Obama shakes hands with Saudi king. So?

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made a quick stop in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to pay respects to the late King Abdullah, and to hold meetings with the new leader, King Salman bin Abdulaziz. But one aspect of the encounter stood out to reporters covering the receiving …

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Paris attack came after months of unprecedented threat

<b>(CNN) —</b> The most deadly Islamist terrorist attack ever in France followed weeks of warnings from French officials that the threat had risen to unprecedented levels.<p>Late last year French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said his country had never faced a greater terrorist threat.<p>Officials tell CNN the …

Work-life balance is dead (Opinion) - CNN.com

For U.S. residents of the East Coast, Reykjavik can be a shorter flight than going to California, and you'll get hot springs, unique food (fermented shark anyone?), interesting culture and live volcanoes. New movie "Interstellar" even filmed some scenes there.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Vacation ideas: Hop a plane …

Congress told US lags other nations on drones

WASHINGTON (AP) — Commercial drone flights are taking off in other countries while the U.S. lags behind in developing safety regulations that would permit unmanned aircraft operations by a wide array of industries, witnesses told a House panel Wednesday.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration bars all …

Abu Dhabi knife killer 'was not a lone wolf’

Burka-clad woman accused of Abu Dhabi murder of US teacher was part of terror cell, police state<p>The burka-clad woman accused of murdering an American teacher in an Abu Dhabi shopping mall was not operating alone, local police have said.<p>Dalal al-Hashemi, 38, a UAE citizen of Yemeni origin will now …