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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...
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Before Tesla: Honda Legend Offer Level 3 Autonomous Driving
Level 3 autonomy will be offered in a production car in Japan in 2021. Eyes-off driving with Honda's Traffic Jam Pilot raises the stakes in the autonomy race.
Jho Low: Hunt for a Fugitive (Part 1 and 2)
He has been called one of the most wanted men on the planet, the shadowy mastermind of the now infamous $4.5bn 1MDB fraud that robbed Malaysia of its sovereign wealth - and brought down a prime minister.
Tony Hsieh, man who introduced advertising to the internet, dead at 46
The former Zappos CEO played a major role in the redevelopment of downtown Las Vegas in recent years.
When a News Anchor Does the Government’s Job
What can we learn from Anne McCloy, the local news anchor who has helped thousands of Americans get unemployment benefits?
Trump’s magic touch? America Failed at COVID-19, but the Economy’s Okay. Why?
The U.S. entered the coronavirus recession with a few structural advantages. Its success may not last for long.
Left behind: how Labour betrayed its base
I love the labour movement. I love its history, its traditions, its brass bands and banners. I love its rousing songs, anthems and festivals. I love its slogans and rallying cries, inspired, as they are, by an abiding faith in the collec...
Italy is about to hijack the eurozone
There is still some debate about who came up with the adage that ‘if you owe the bank $100 that is your problem. If you owe the bank $1 million dollars that is their problem’. It is usually attributed to the oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, whi...
Rich millennials in Canada plead with the government to let them pay more taxes
A group of 200 rich Canadians, members of a group called Resource Movement, are in favour of higher wealth taxes to help reduce inequalities between the most fortunate and the rest of the population.
Joe Biden’s Ambitious Tax Plan Faces Reality
President-elect Joe Biden campaigned on raising taxes on the wealthy and corporations. But the fate of Biden’s plan rests largely on whether or not Democrats take control of the Senate.
Coronavirus: Iconic British black cabs could be disappearing
The iconic black cabs of Britain could be disappearing, as hundreds are being dumped in a growing taxi cemetery from the devastating effects of COVID-19.
Outrage over Boeing 737 MAX recertification
Two crashes that killed a total of 346 people were blamed in part on the MAX 8's flawed flight control software MCAS. Boeing said it made a number of modifications and the planes are safe.
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