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In this Sept. 11, 2018, file photo Steve Fagan, grower and collective owner of SLOgrown Genetics, attends to his organically cultivated cannabis at his farm in the coastal mountain range of San Luis Obispo, Calif.
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December 27, 2018 - 9:13 am
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream. Liberal California became the largest legal U.S...
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Freak golf cart accident kills two tourists in Thailand
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December 27, 2018 - 8:55 am
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) -- Two men have died after their wives accidentally rammed their golf cart and knocked them into a river on a golf course in Thailand. The two South Korean couples, who were on vacation in northern Thailand's Phitsanulok province, were on a ferry crossing a river that runs...
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 A man walks past the day's losses, of Nikkei stock index, left, and of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, right, on an electronic stock board at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018.
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December 25, 2018 - 6:39 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Japanese stocks plunged Tuesday and other Asian markets declined following heavy Wall Street losses triggered by President Donald Trump's criticism of the U.S. central bank. The Nikkei 225 fell by an unusually wide margin of 5 percent to 19,155.14...
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Thai Cave Rescue
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October 08, 2018 - 7:45 am
By Bianca Britton, CNN (CNN) -- The 12 Thai boys from the "Wild Boars" soccer team who were rescued after being trapped in a flooded cave network in northern Thailand played a friendly match on Sunday at Argentina's Monumental Stadium, which hosted the 1978 World Cup final. The boys, aged between...
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British cave expert Vernon Unsworth
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September 17, 2018 - 2:54 pm
A British diver who helped rescue youth soccer players trapped in a cave in Thailand is suing Elon Musk, alleging that the Tesla CEO falsely accused him of being a pedophile. Diver Vernon Unsworth, who lives north of London, contends that Musk made the false allegation on Twitter and then repeated...
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Members of the rescued soccer team and their coach sit during a press conference discussing their ordeal in the cave in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
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July 18, 2018 - 7:17 am
CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) — Trapped in the recesses of a flooded cave in northern Thailand, the 12 boys and their soccer coach were trying to dig their way out when they heard voices in the darkness. Their coach quickly told everyone to be quiet. "We weren't sure if it was for real," said 14-year-...
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File photo dated 31/10/13 of Elon Musk who has said he would send engineers to help the young footballers trapped in a cave in Thailand.
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July 16, 2018 - 10:30 am
By Bard Wilkinson, CNN (CNN) -- British rescuer Vern Unsworth says he is considering legal action against US billionaire Elon Musk after he made an unfounded and disparaging claim he was a "pedo", or pedophile, in a now-deleted tweet. Unsworth, a caver based in Thailand, provided knowledge of the...
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Elon Musk who has said he would send engineers to help the young footballers trapped in a cave in Thailand. Mr Musk has suggested that an air tunnel constructed with soft tubing like a bouncy castle could provide flexible passage out.
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July 15, 2018 - 11:39 pm
By: Jackie Wattles (CNN Money) -- Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, the CEO of several high-profile American companies, broadcast to his 22 million social media followers on Sunday an unfounded and disparaging claim about an expert caver who criticized a miniature submarine he made. Musk...
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Rescuers are shown holding an evacuated boy inside the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, in northern Thailand.
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July 12, 2018 - 8:46 am
By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The boys are out of the cave. Now Hollywood wants in. The producers behind Christian films like "God's Not Dead" are already in Thailand with plans to develop a movie about the 18-day saga of the soccer team trapped in a flooded cave. Though the drama...
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U.S. Air Force Master Sargent Derek Anderson talks about the risky operation of extracting the trapped boys and their soccer coach to Associated Press during an exclusive interview in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
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July 11, 2018 - 8:58 am
By Stephen Wright, Associated Press MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The Thai boys saved from a flooded cave endured dives in zero visibility lasting up to half an hour and in places were put in a harness and high-lined across rocky caverns, said a leader of the U.S. contingent that was part of the...
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