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California Inc.: Recreational pot coming soon to a shop near you

January 1, 2018 |

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business section.

I’m Business columnist David Lazarus. Happy New Year! Here’s a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week.

LOOKING AHEAD

Marijuana for sale: California’s legal pot market opens for business…


L.A. Times – Business

Multiple Officers Shot at Home Near Denver

December 31, 2017 |

Authorities say multiple sheriff’s deputies are “down” south of Denver, reports the AP . Details were just emerging, but the deputies were responding to a call about a disturbance in Highlands Ranch when gunfire erupted from the home, reports the Denver Post . “We have multiple officers down,” said Deputy Jason Blanchard…
Newser

Trump may get train station near Western Wall named after him in Jerusalem

December 28, 2017 |

Israel’s transportation minister is pushing ahead with a plan to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem’s Old City, passing near sites holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims — and ending at the Western Wall with a station named after President Trump.
FOX News

Posters Near Meryl Streep’s Home Tie Her to Weinstein

December 21, 2017 |

In posters near the 20th Century Fox studio lot, the actors’ union headquarters, and her home, Meryl Streep is accused of allowing Harvey Weinstein to allegedly prey on women for decades, according to the Hollywood Reporter . The posters feature a picture of Streep with Weinstein; a red bar across Streep’s…
Newser

At Least 3 Dead in Train Wreck Onto Highway Near Seattle

December 18, 2017 |

An Amtrak train derailed roughly 40 miles south of Seattle Monday morning, spilling at least one car onto a busy interstate. A spokesman for the Pierce County sheriff reports three fatalities on the train, along with injuries, including to motorists, per the Seattle Times . The train derailed just before 8am…
Newser

Bioterror Tests Planned Near Graves of Native American Kids

December 16, 2017 |

Five Native American tribes that own an Oklahoma site where the US Department of Homeland Security intends to conduct bioterrorism drills next year now oppose the government’s plan, saying the agency didn’t inform them about chemicals it plans to release on grounds the tribes consider sacred because more than 100…
Newser

Tribes oppose planned bioterror tests near Oklahoma graves

December 16, 2017 |

Five Native American tribes that own an Oklahoma site where the U.S. Department of Homeland Security intends to conduct bioterrorism drills next year now oppose the government’s plan, saying the agency didn’t inform them it was releasing “potentially dangerous substances” on grounds where more than 100 children are buried.
FOX News

Babies Born Near Fracking Wells Are Smaller

December 15, 2017 |

Expectant moms who live close to fracking sites are significantly more likely to give birth to underweight babies, according to a comprehensive new study out of Pennsylvania. And the closer they are to the well, the greater the risk, say researchers in the journal Science Advances . The researchers found that…
Newser

CNN

Exclusive: US troops and Syrian forces battle ISIS near key base

December 14, 2017 |

US military advisers and their local Syrian partners killed 21 ISIS terrorists and captured 17 more during a battle near a key strategic base Tuesday, two US military officials told CNN.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

One Person in Custody After Blast Near Times Square

December 11, 2017 |

The NYPD is investigating an explosion near the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan, near Times Square. Details are scant, but authorities have shut down some subway lines, and trains were being evacuated, reports CNN . One unidentified suspect is in custody following the incident that occurred about 7:45am at…
Newser