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United Nations voted to remove marijuana for medical use from a list of the most risky narcotics
A United Nations commission voted on Wednesday to remove cannabis for medicinal purposes from a category of the world’s most dangerous drugs, a highly anticipated and long-delayed decision that could clear the way for an expansion of mar...
A witness in Trump ally Sidney Powell's lawsuits says the voting results in 'Edison County' indicate fraud. No such place exists.
The lawsuit is being pushed by allies of President Donald Trump in an effort to declare him the winner of Michigan's electoral votes.
China military expanding, has global ambitions: Congressional report
China’s military is rapidly expanding the ability to project power globally and in the coming decade will be capable of waging war far from the homeland, according to a major congressional report.
Coronavirus Was In U.S. Weeks Earlier Than Previously Known, Study Says
The discovery, uncovered after analyzing blood donations from nine states, strengthens evidence that the coronavirus was quietly spreading around the world before health officials were aware.
Unmanned Chinese Spacecraft Lands On Moon
China successfully landed a spacecraft on the moon's surface on Tuesday in a historic mission to retrieve lunar surface samples, Chinese state media reported.
Biden announces all-female communications team, diverse economic team
President-elect Joe Biden has named Kate Bedingfield as White House communications director and Jen Psaki as his press secretary. He is also set to formally name key members of his economic team, with the long-expected announcement of Ja...
Fired cybersecurity chief hints at legal action after Trump campaign lawyer said he should be shot
"I've got an exceptional team of lawyers that win in court, and I think they're probably going to be busy,” he said.
House Tours Open Door with Interior Designer, Julia Thompson
In our house tours series the interior designer walks us round her interesting and inviting art-filled home
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China document leak shows flawed pandemic response
An unprecedented leak of internal Chinese documents reveals how the country mishandled the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic.
When you die, will your digital assets actually reach your loved ones?
Leaving all your online wealth to the family is your present for their future. Unfortunately, digital assets don’t really “fit” into a conventional physical will. eWill.org is a new online solution for this problem.
Please Gaze Upon These Creamy Caramel Hair Colors and Fall in Love
So rich and warm, they're basically melting.
Biden OMB pick Neera Tanden spread conspiracy theory about Trump’s 2016 win
Neera Tanden, President-elect Joe Biden’s new appointee as director of the Office of Management and Budget, spread baseless conspiracy theories after the 2016 election insisting that Hillary Clinton lost to President Trump because Russia...
Chinese artist behind fake image of Australian soldier says he’d make more
A Chinese graphic artist who created a doctored image of a grinning Australian soldier holding a knife to the throat of an Afghan child said he would come up with another one after being “scolded,” according to a report.
Fired director of U.S. cyber agency Chris Krebs explains why he says vote was "most secure”
Chris Krebs, a lifelong Republican, was put in charge of the agency handling election security by President Trump two years ago. When Krebs said the 2020 election was the country's most secure ever, Mr. Trump fired him. Now, Krebs speaks...
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Christmas tree care: keep it spruced and it will stay fresh and fabulous for longer
Follow these tips and your Christmas tree won't droop too soon...
The Disco Daddy Is a Crystal-Obsessed Designer to the Stars
When performers hit the stage, their look has to embody glitz and glamour-and who better to go to than a designer named The Disco Daddy?
The Cartel has taken over TikTok...
Guns, Drugs and Viral Content: Welcome to Cartel TikTok. Mexico is set to shatter another murder record, but that grim reality is nowhere to be seen on the TikTok videos that go viral by showcasing drug cartel culture.
This striking steel home is an architectural feat - and it's on the market
An unusual steel home - and former London Architecture 'House of the Year' prize winner could be yours
Sharon Stone on the Unforgettable Fashion of Casino, 25 Years Later
For most actors, the finer details of a character’s wardrobe from 25 years earlier would likely be lost in the fog of memory-particularly for someone with a career as prolific and wide-ranging as Sharon Stone.
Will Do Everything To Know Origin Of Coronavirus: WHO Chief
WHO chief Tedros Ghebreyesus urged critics who have accused the agency of handing the reins of the probe to China to stop "politicising" the issue.
Bitcoin hits an all-time high of just under $20,000
Bitcoin just hit another milestone in its impressive 2020 run. The cryptocurrency surged 9% to a new all-time high of about $19,860 on Monday, topping the previous peak of $19,783 from December 2017.
Trump said the stock market would crash if Biden won. The Dow just had its best month since 1987.
President Donald Trump repeatedly warned Americans that if they failed to reelect him, the stock market would implode. In reality, the opposite happened.
I Bought a Voting Machine Online … Then Hacked It
To demonstrate how vulnerable some of our digital election infrastructure really is, we bought two voting machines from an online auction site for less than $200. They were last used in State and Federal elections in 2012 and 2013. What ...
Facebook, Google to face new antitrust suits in US
Federal and state authorities, probing whether the tech giants abused their power in the internet economy, are preparing as many as four cases
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Airlines preparing to transport coronavirus vaccines face 'hugely complex logistical challenges'
'We must be prepared for when a vaccine is ready,' says CEO of International Air Transport Association
Iranian security official: Israel used 'electronic devices' to remotely kill nuclear scientist
A top Iranian security official is accusing Israel of using "electronic devices" to remotely assassinate a top nuclear scientist near Tehran.
Jill Biden, Joe's chief protector, to step up as first lady
She's fended off protesters who made a run at her husband. She's moved him farther from reporters during the coronavirus pandemic. She's supported his presidential ambitions again and again — except in 2004, when she deployed a novel mes...
Trump says will not 'change my mind' on election fraud claims
In the first TV interview since losing his re-election bid, President Donald Trump indicated Sunday that he will never concede to Joe Biden and abandon his conspiracy theory about mass ballot fraud.
Netherlands: Minimum Age for Prostitutes
Amsterdam is considering imposing a new law that all prostitutes there must be at least 23 years old. It's a way the municipal authorities are trying to crack down on forced prostitution.
Wyden (Dem), 2018: Paper Ballots are Essential to Secure The Vulnerable & Weak American Electronic Election System
Democrats Senator Ron Wyden warn in 2018 against the insecure and venerable voting machines: Paper Ballots and Audits are Essential to Secure American Elections Against Foreign Hackers. Elizabeth warren also Published on 2019 report agai...
Last chance to own a home with a pool like you've never seen before
As far as a home with a pool goes, this floating sky pool at Nine Elm's Embassy Gardens takes some beating
17 Best Shades of Blonde Hair
Thinking of changing your hair colour and going blonde? Find out here exactly how to pick the right shade to suit you.
Karl Rove shreds Big Tech's ‘consistent hostility’ toward center-right
Karl Rove reacts to Trump blasting the media and Big Tech for being ‘massively corrupt.’
Bitcoin: The End Of Money As We Know It traces the history of money from the bartering societies of the ancient world to the trading floors of Wall St.
26 Awesome Beard Styles for Men
These are the best beard styles for men who are looking for some inspiration on how to shape their facial hair.
Christmas craft ideas and seasonal styling tips for festive fun with finesse
Pick up Christmas craft ideas and seasonal styling tips at John Lewis' series of virtual events starting today
Top Contenders for Biden’s Cabinet Draw Fire From All Sides
Lists of names of those the president-elect is said to be considering are flying across Washington, prompting lawmakers and interest groups to raise questions about some top contenders.
Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr roll back years but boxing is no game at any
Boxing lived up to its reputation as the theatre of the unexpected with Saturday night’s much-anticipated exhibition fight between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. Shockingly, it wasn’t terrible.
Dominion server crash delays recount in Georgia’s Fulton County: report
The report indicated that about 88% of the ballots in the state's largest county have been counted
Switzerland votes against boosting business liability for rights abuses abroad
A vote on whether Swiss companies like Nestlé and Glencore should face greater liability at home for human rights and environmental abuses committed abroad is set to fail after a divisive campaign.
Assassinated Iranian nuclear scientist shot with remote-controlled machine gun, news agency says
The Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated Friday east of Tehran was shot by a remote-controlled machine gun operating out of another car, the semi-official Fars News Agency said Sunday.
With Western Union Offices Closed, Cubans Find Informal Ways To Get Cash To Relatives On the Island
For years Cuban Americans were able to send money to relatives on the island via Western Union. Those cash transfers had to be coordinated in Cuba by a government agency called Fincimex.
British illegal law: Pensioner jailed for playing Classic FM too loudly dies in prison
An 83-year-old man who was jailed for repeatedly blaring Classic FM in his home has died while serving his sentence.
A former agricultural shed is transformed as a modern home with double height library
An old shed in Yorkshire was given a new lease of life as a modern country home with a striking double-height library at its core.
Kylie Jenner Just Endorsed This Rose Gold Toothbrush, and It’s 42% Off for Black Friday
She said it’s exactly what her routine was missing.
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