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Those US citizens who have grabbed an opportunity to profit off the booming Canadian medical marijuana market may eventually find themselves breaking US laws, as the DEA seems to be tracking potential money laundering and drug trafficking violators. The Canadian government passed laws in April making it legal for any licensed company to grow and …

US health officials are monitoring 10 quarantined people who had contact with a Liberian man infected by the deadly Ebola virus. The individuals are being checked regularly as medical officials play down the risk of an outbreak. The 10 individuals are considered to be at ‘high risk,’ and are being checked at regular intervals for …

The restaurateur responsible for a Cajun eatery in Louisiana hoped law enforcement would take advantage of an unusual discount offered during lunchtime, but says his eatery has since become a hot destination for gun enthusiasts. Bergeron’s Restaurant owner Kevin Cox says the plan was meant as a way of giving thanks to the local police. …

Heavily armed members of an American militia patrolling the southwestern US border confronted a group of people in Arizona on Friday, believing them to be drug smugglers or illegal immigrants. They were, in fact, biologists researching bats. The armed group is believed to have come from Colorado. Their self-assigned task was that of patrolling the border …

If the massive supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park erupted again, scientists believe it would blanket much of the United States in ash and potentially sever communication as well as travel between the country’s coasts. According to a new study published by the US Geological Survey, cities about 300 miles away from the volcano’s location in …

An Apple fan managed to get round the cordons preventing photos and flew a drone over Apple’s new site in Cupertino, California, revealing the massive scale and scope of the innovative and ambitious project. The operator used a DJI Phantom 2 drone and made sure the aircraft kept below 400 feet and within Californian law. …