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Mexico's top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays

Mexico's supreme court ordered the health ministry on Wednesday to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use, saying its failure to do so after legalization in 2017 had put rights at...

Mexico's top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays

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Thailand set to deliver first batch of medical marijuana Thailand plans to distribute about 10,000 bottles of cannabis oil next week for hospital patients, a government official said on Thursday, the first official use of medical marijuana since a law legalizing it came into effect this year....
17:39 2019-08-01

Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions....
20:13 2019-06-27

Medical marijuana industry to experiment with digital tokens TUCSON — Currently, banks cannot do business with marijuana dispensaries because under federal law the possession and sale of marijuana is still illegal. The marijuana business is all cash. Now, enter Alta, a digital payment club that allows pot dispensaries to pay their bills with tokens, not...
16:39 2019-08-20

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill that would remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed by state governments, so why should cannabis be different?...
05:13 2019-06-05

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies and a lot of anecdotal stories, a number of state...
18:26 2019-06-13

Thailand unveils first batch of medical marijuana for hospital distribution Thailand delivered 4,500 bottles of cannabis oil to treat hospital patients on Wednesday, its first official use of marijuana for medical purposes since a measure legalizing such use took effect this year....
13:13 2019-08-07

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study that calls into question the potential for cannabis to help fix the opioid crisis....
03:39 2019-06-11

I use medical marijuana to treat my insomnia, and the first time I tried it went terribly wrong Matilde Campodonico/AP I'm not an avid pot smoker, but tried medical marijuana to treat my insomnia. Despite taking less than a full dosage, I had a terrible time my first night using it. I've found other methods that help my insomnia now. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. I'm no...
14:01 2019-06-08

Cancer care providers reluctant to prescribe medical marijuana New research shows that just 46 percent of oncology providers feel comfortable recommending medical marijuana to patients, despite 73 percent saying they understand the drug could provide a benefit....
18:13 2019-05-31

NBC News' Tom Brokaw says politics, medical marijuana help distract from cancer: report SurvivorNet went to see the long time NBC News journalist to talk about his experience with cancer and how he’s learned to live with it in the years since his diagnosis. ...
02:13 2019-07-04

Opinion: Don't hold your breath for quick NFL action to allow medical marijuana Don’t hold your breath if you’re thinking the NFL is on the brink of giving players to green light to smoke their pain away with marijuana.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being prescribed painkillers for....
02:13 2019-05-26

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine say otherwise....
21:52 2019-06-10

Court rejects challenge to regulation of gun silencers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia. The justices did not comment Monday in turning away appeals from two Kansas men who were convicted of violat...
16:13 2019-06-10

Driver who killed 5 in crash had 'second largest level' of marijuana seen by medical examiner in living specimen: report The Bloods gang member who had the second highest level of marijuana the medical examiner had ever seen in a living specimen when he slammed into a family’s car on a New York highway last year, causing all passengers to burn alive, was sentenced Tuesday....
11:39 2019-08-07

Centre Moves Top Court After High Court Seeks Mehul Choksi's Medical Data The Centre Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Bombay High Court order which sought fugitive Mehul Choksi's medical report to ascertain if he was fit to be extradited to India to face trial......
09:13 2019-07-02

Retired DE Long aims to destigmatize marijuana Chris Long said Tuesday that last week he talked about using marijuana in the hopes of destigmatizing the drug and hopes the NFL will one day lift the "arbitrary ban" on it....
18:52 2019-05-28

Long admits marijuana use, points to flaws in NFL testing Recently retired defensive end Chris Long admits to using marijuana as an NFL player, saying that the league should move toward a place where testing positive does not result in a suspension....
06:39 2019-05-23

Chris Long is not happy with how anyone reacted to marijuana revelation In retirement, Chris Long can speak freely about smoking marijuana. The former Super Bowl champion will feel even better when he sees the drug’s long-attached stigma go up in smoke. Long, who announced his retirement last week, said shortly after that he used marijuana during his 11 seasons, b...
23:13 2019-05-28

Authorities raid Long Island marijuana grow houses Federal and local authorities raided two marijuana grow houses on Long Island Wednesday as part of an ongoing operation in the area, a law enforcement source told The Post. Officials with ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations, the NYPD and Suffolk County Police Department descended on two homes in ...
23:00 2019-06-05

Chris Long reveals longtime marijuana use, how he beat NFL tests Chris Long experienced the NFL zenith, winning Super Bowl LI with the Patriots and Super Bowl LII with the Eagles. Those weren’t his only highs. The recently retired defensive end told “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday that he used his “fair share” of marijuana during h...
23:39 2019-05-22

Heavy traffic and long delays reported on I-17 PHOENIX (AP) – Authorities report heavy traffic on northbound Interstate 17 and say drivers headed to northern Arizona should expect long delays. The Arizona Department of Transportation said late Saturday morning that the longest delays were between near Anthem on the northern outskirts of me...
00:39 2019-05-26

Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career and explains how he beat tests Former NFL star Chris Long, who recently retired, said if not for marijuana, it would have been difficult to cope with day-to-day life in the NFL.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Air travelers entering US face long delays as CBP computers crash Air travellers entering the US were delayed on Friday after a computer issue prevented customs officials from processing their immigration information. The CBP is reportedly investigating the problem but have yet to identify the cause....
05:00 2019-08-17

Boeing delays delivery of ultra-long-range version of 777X Boeing Co has pushed back the entry into service of an ultra-long-range version of its forthcoming 777X widebody, the U.S. planemaker said on Wednesday, the latest fallout from an ongoing crisis surrounding its 737 MAX jet....
04:13 2019-08-15

Hinkley Point C: rising costs and long delays at vast new power station The UK’s first nuclear plant to be built since 1995 is expected to cost more than £20bnRevealed: mental health crisis at Hinkley Point C construction siteThe Hinkley Point nuclear site, on the Somerset coast, should have begun powering around 6m homes well over a year ago.Instead, the 160-hectare (4...
05:52 2019-08-14

Patients sleep under the stars in long queue for medical visas | Stefanie Glinski Sick and elderly Afghans queue outdoors for several nights for their chance to get into Pakistan for medical careSurrounded by barbed wire and without shelter from rain or dust, outside Pakistan’s embassy, hundreds of sick Afghans pass days and nights waiting for their visa appointment.Abdul Ajan is...
08:26 2019-06-12

Sri Lanka's top court delays first executions in 43 years Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has delayed the death penalty for four people convicted on drug-related offences, one of their lawyers said on Friday, in what would have been the first executions in 43 years....
15:13 2019-07-05

German court: Compensation for flight delays or cancellations has limits Germany's highest civil court has said travelers cannot double up on compensation under EU and German law. The exact meaning of an EU law on passengers' rights has been contested several times in German courts....
19:00 2019-08-06

U.S. federal court delays adoption of healthcare rule on abortion The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its opponents in a California lawsuit agreed on Friday to delay implementing a rule that would allow medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds, according to a federal court filing....
04:52 2019-06-30

President Trump set to battle Congress in court over demands for his bank records President Donald Trump and congressional committees are set for a court showdown over subpoenas to Deutsche Bank, Capital One Financial records        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

Australian medical booking app taken to court for doctoring reviews An Australian regulator has sued the maker of the country's biggest doctor-booking software app, accusing it of deleting negative reviews and selling the personal details of 135,000 people to health insurers without properly informing them....
16:13 2019-08-08

Rape Victims Can End Pregancy Without Medical Board Nod: Court The Madras High Court Friday said a rape victim need not approach the medical board or the judiciary to terminate her pregnancy provided its length has not exceed 20 weeks....
00:13 2019-06-22

Top Court Orders Rajeev Saxena To Appear Before AIIMS Medical Board The Supreme Court today allowed Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper scam, to appear before a medical board of AIIMS to get......
00:00 2019-07-19

Court Allows Rajiv Saxena To Travel Abroad For Medical Treatment The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed Rajiv Saxena, the accused-turned-approver in the AgustaWestland chopper deal scam, to travel abroad for medical treatment....
16:13 2019-06-10

Judge demands ex-Trump advisor Flynn get papers in order, appear in court after delay request Federal prosecutors and lawyers for President Donald Trump's first national security advisor, Michael Flynn, on Friday asked a judge in Washington, D.C., to delay his criminal sentencing for lying to the FBI for at least another 60 days....
23:39 2019-06-14

Mom who sued transgender daughter over medical treatment takes case to the Supreme Court A mother who sued her transgender daughter for emancipating herself and then obtaining gender transition care is bringing her case to the Supreme Court, though her daughter is no longer a party to the case....
23:39 2019-07-24

French Open: rain delays force Ashleigh Barty's semi-final away from main court Men’s semis will be played on centre court in ParisOrganisers’ decision declared ‘unfair and inappropriate’ Ashleigh Barty’s first appearance in a grand slam semi-final will not be on the grand stage normally reserved for a last-four match at Roland Garros, after rain delays pushed the schedule back...
09:52 2019-06-07

Clarence Thomas rebukes fellow justices over Supreme Court refusal to hear medical malpractice case Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known as the Feres doctrine....
14:39 2019-05-21

Mueller: Questioning Trump in court would have taken too long Former special counsel Robert Mueller said his team decided against going to court to compel President Trump to testify because it would have resulted in a prolonged legal battle that would have eaten up crucial time as the investigation was nearing its conclusion. Mueller said an interview with Tru...
01:52 2019-07-25

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Supreme Court decides on long-watched abortion case Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:00 2019-05-28

PSC: Electric Car Chargers In Kentucky Don’t Need Regulation FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Public Service Commission has ruled that electric car charging stations are not utilities and do not need to be subject to regulation. The ruling is intended to remove any ambiguity over the legal status of charging stations. The commission says it should also pave...
14:13 2019-06-17

Why the future of US data regulation must come from Congress As of May 2019, over 20 US states have introduced bills seeking to regulate data privacy, data security, or some combination of the two. While many of these bills agree in spirit (i.e. privacy good, data collection and usage bad), the various bills are decidedly more divergent as to how to accomplis...
23:00 2019-05-25

Big Tech fears US regulation, but it may be Ireland that should scare them Ireland has become the main regulator enforcing rules on how big tech companies collect and process user data under Europe's privacy law called GDPR....
14:39 2019-06-20

UN impasse could mean killer robots escape regulation It's no longer the stuff of science fiction: Wars could soon be decided by lethal autonomous weapons systems. But a concerted effort to ban "killer robots" through international law at the UN appears to have hit a wall....
04:39 2019-08-21

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
16:52 2019-05-21

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held......
23:52 2019-05-22

Cuomo’s rent regulation will destroy NYC’s housing market In promising to sign a dumb and destructive bill to immortalize rent regulation — a step that will keep tenants who pay artificially low rents in over 1 million apartments from ever giving them up — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has basically told everyone else in New York City to go to hell. It makes it......
05:26 2019-06-13

Hammond to launch review of post-Brexit regulation Philip Hammond will lay the foundations on Thursday for an overhaul of the City's post-Brexit regulatory landscape just weeks before he expects to be ousted by the next prime minister....
16:26 2019-06-18

UK puts mini-bond regulation under spotlight after LCF collapse Britain's finance ministry said on Monday it would look at whether the regulation regime around mini-bond investments, used to raise funds for small businesses, is up to scratch following the......
20:39 2019-06-27

Cuomo says rent regulation bills face challenges in Albany Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signaled trouble ahead for a hotly anticipated package of rent regulation bills Albany is expected to take up before the legislative session ends in less than two weeks — as an Assembly source griped that members are being kept in the dark about the package’s future. La...
00:52 2019-06-07

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are charging that the Trump administration has gone “dangerously off the rails”, in failing to implement landmark legislation meant to protect people from to...
19:52 2019-06-21

Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics sayRead our entire Toxic America seriesJayne DePotter spent almost a decade making her Michigan jewelry studio a second home for young artists seeking direction, seniors looking to exercise...
10:13 2019-05-22

What's in your kids' makeup? Asbestos recalls prompt regulation questions Health advocates and the FDA say the extent of contamination of the cancer-causing material in cosmetics remains unknown, with no laws requiring testingClaire’s Stores Inc, an international accessories and cosmetics retailer tailored to kids and teens, has a motto: “We make memories”.But its custome...
11:26 2019-06-29

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers said on Thursday....
18:52 2019-07-18

Imagine no graffiti: new regulation to fall on Prague’s Lennon wall Extra police and surveillance cameras to arrive as protest site becomes open-air galleryPrague’s Lennon wall, long a symbol of free expression and resistance to communist-era surveillance, is to be monitored by TV cameras and converted into an open-air gallery with graffiti strictly regulated, in an...
15:13 2019-08-04

Cboe Europe Approved as Benchmark Administrator under the EU Benchmarks Regulation (BMR) LONDON – 8 March 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Europe was registered on 5 March 2018 as a Benchmark Administrator under the EU Benchmarks Regulation (BMR). Cboe Europe’s suite...
16:00 2019-05-21

Many Speak Out Against Proposed Regulation Prohibiting The Tattooing Of Scarred Skin FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Dozens of tattoo artists attended a hearing at the Department of Public Health and spoke out against the proposed ban of tattooing over scarred skin. Many artists say that the ban is too vague. They had plenty to say at the hearing on Tuesday. Louisville tattoo artist ...
22:52 2019-05-28

Revealed: Mobil sought to fight environmental regulation, documents show Oil giant looked to make tax-exempt donations to universities and civic groups in the early 1990s to promote the company’s interestsOil giant Mobil sought to make tax-exempt donations to leading universities, civic groups and arts programmes to promote the company’s interests and undermine environme...
07:52 2019-06-12

It’s time for tighter regulation of how Facebook and Google use our data | Peter Lewis Big tech’s power has reached a tipping point. Governments must set some ground rulesIn his trademark disingenuous response to the latest wave of massacres, Donald Trump has identified the internet as both the cause and, more insidiously, the solution to the spread of rightwing domestic terrorism.Ign...
08:39 2019-08-07

Sask., Whitecap Dakota First Nation sign environmental regulation agreement A historic environmental regulation agreement, the first of its kind in Canada, signed between the Saskatchewan government and Whitecap Dakota First Nation....
06:52 2019-05-29

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more uniform rules between exchange-traded and less-regu...
13:26 2019-05-22

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and waiting time when people exchange money on Facebook. The company created a spinoff to handle the Libra coin payments, as well as a body that would overs...
01:39 2019-07-13

Blasting facial-recognition technology, lawmakers urge regulation before it ‘gets out of control’ A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. Several members voiced worries about the technology being used here as it is currently is in China, where it contributes to the surveillance state’s s...
21:00 2019-05-22

Dutch ministers push for cryptocurrency regulation to fight money laundering Dutch ministers want to regulate cryptocurrencies as part of a wider effort to tackle money laundering in the country. According to a note sent to parliament on Monday, Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra and Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Minister of Justice and Security, want to limit the risks associated ...
15:26 2019-07-01

German cities call for stricter e-scooter regulation after drunken incidents After a weekend of injuries due to drunken operators, cities are calling for tighter safety measures. Cyclists and the disabled community have also said that the new mode of transportation is making streets less safe....
05:52 2019-08-06

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma: 'I worry about Europe' and its obsession with tech regulation Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma says he's worried about Europe because it's tightening regulations that restrict companies' ability to innovate....
15:00 2019-05-21

Bronx, NY, Principal Wins Nod From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Backers in Long-Shot Bid to Oust Long-Term Congressman In a political case of what was good for the goose may be good for the gander, a Bronx, N.Y., middle school principal is hoping the same political action committee that helped propel Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Washington will do the same for him....
09:52 2019-06-20

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers believe is responsible for a resurgence of black lung disease in central Appalachia....
14:00 2019-06-07

CBD, hemp industries seek clear regulation, pricing as expo heads to Florida Emerging industries related to cannabidiol and hemp are struggling to navigate rapid change as they prepare to meet at a USA CBD Expo in Miami Beach this weekend....
13:00 2019-08-01

Daily on Energy: Looking to head off regulation, oil & gas industry touts voluntary methane reductions Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:26 2019-07-31

Nintendo is shutting down Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp in Belgium due to loot box regulation concerns The loot box debate has been a hot topic in games for several years now, with several government bodies opting to classify the in-game feature as gambling and regulating them as such. One of these countries has been Belgium, whose Gaming Commission deemed in 2018 that loot boxes are indeed a fo...
20:52 2019-05-21

CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO PARTICIPATE IN SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETINGS ON REGULATION HARMONIZATION CHICAGO, September 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August was the most active month of trading during 2009.Average daily volume during August 2009 was 5,025 contracts, exceeding 4,084 contracts per day during July 2009 by 23 percent.When compared to a year ago, th...
13:26 2019-05-22

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government intervention as a last resort....
05:52 2019-05-30

EPA pursues new cost-benefit analysis for regulation that critics fear will undermine climate rules The Environmental Protection Agency is pursuing new rules for regulatory cost-benefit analysis that critics fear could undermine the agency's regulation of climate pollution by saying it costs too much....
00:26 2019-05-22

CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES AT SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETING ON HARMONIZATION OF REGULATION CHICAGO, September 2, 2009 - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies at a joint meeting on harmonization of regulation of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). ......
13:26 2019-05-22

Report: Juul's Meaningless Attempts at Self-Regulation Just Led to Explosion in Knockoff Juul Pods Juul pulled almost all of its flavored nicotine pods other than menthol and mint off the market last year under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, which under recently departed Administrator Scott Gottlieb was pursuing a hardline stance on the vaping industry and specifically on Juul, w...
19:00 2019-08-14

Is marijuana a depressant? What to know Marijuana can act as a depressant, stimulant, and hallucinogen. Learn more about the effects of each type of drug here. We also cover the risks and side effects....
18:39 2019-07-31

Is CBD Really the Marijuana Molecule That Cures All? Wonder drug or modern-day snake oil? Appearing in stores and online in the form of body lotions, capsules, tinctures, edible gummies and bottled water, CBD has exploded in popularity as a way to reap the supposed health benefits of marijuana without the high that comes with it. All this is in spite ...
10:52 2019-06-23

Google just says no to marijuana apps While more states are passing laws legalizing marijuana, Google is trying to make it harder for smokers to connect with sellers. Earlier this week, the company announced that it will no longer allow apps in the Google Play Store that "facilitate the sale of marijuana or marijuana products regardless...
01:39 2019-06-01

How using marijuana could benefit your relationship So much for the lazy, snacking stoner stereotype. New research reveals that cannabis use between couples increases might benefit their relationship, in the bedroom and beyond. “We found robust support for these positive effects within two hours of when couples use marijuana together or in the ...
00:52 2019-05-24

The marijuana industry needs innovation to thrive There’s a kind of boom and bust cycle that tends to follow the development of every new technology, or every major societal change. People get excited about the possibilities of the shiny new concept, they dump money into stocks, they start businesses in the industry, and they push public enth...
18:26 2019-07-15

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use (Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth who never try vaping, a research review study suggests....
07:52 2019-08-14

Megatron partners in marijuana-for-CTE research Former Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and his business partner, ex-NFL lineman Rob Sims, have partnered with Harvard to research the benefits of medical marijuana for CTE and pain management....
13:00 2019-08-16

Marijuana use doubles in US pregnant women to 1 in 14 CHICAGO (AP) — A government survey shows pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester. Overall, 7% of pregnant women said they used marijuana in the past month. That’s from a nationally representative health survey in 2016-17 and compares with...
23:52 2019-06-18

Yes, her name really is Dr. Marijuana Pepsi, and her story is amazing Marijuana Pepsi's own scholarship – called the Marijuana Pepsi Scholarship, of course – will be given to a deserving first generation college student.        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

Marijuana industry wants to prove it’s ‘socially responsible’ LOS ANGELES — An alliance of large marijuana businesses had a message for the public Tuesday: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership, which includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other companies operating in the sector, issued guidelines aimed at minimizing greenhouse gas...
21:39 2019-06-19

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management? An agreement between NFL and the NFLPA to further study pain management could signal the league has an open mind on allowing marijuana as pain remedy.        ...
16:01 2019-05-22

New York governor says legal marijuana not likely this year ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he doesn’t believe it’s feasible for lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana this year. The Democrat told reporters Monday that he doesn’t believe there is sufficient support to pass the measure in the state Senate. Cuomo say...
20:39 2019-06-03

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the drug. The Democratic attorney general said criminal prosecut...
05:52 2019-06-16

Marijuana industry could surpass NFL in revenue by 2020 Cannabis has been extending its reach through legalization over the past several years. Starting with early adopter Colorado, 37 states have passed legislation allowing adult consumption for medical and, in some cases, recreational purposes. So how high can revenues go for this budding industry? For...
08:52 2019-06-09

Hawaii becomes 26th state to decriminalize marijuana Hawaii has become the 26th state in the nation to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Under the new legislation, which effectively became law on Tuesday, tokers with even a tiny amount of weed on them no longer face the possibility of 30 days in jail and a $1,000 fine. Instea...
04:13 2019-07-11

China blames US, Canada for rising marijuana use The youth of China are going to pot at what the country’s drug cops fear is a dizzying rate — and they blame weed-loving US and Canadian stoners and recreational legalization for the trend. “There has been an obvious spike in marijuana smuggling from North America and this has created a new challeng...
21:52 2019-07-02

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

Watch: Cake mix-up confuses 'Moana' for 'marijuana' A Georgia woman said a miscommunication while ordering her birthday cake led to dessert having a marijuana theme rather than the intended "Moana" theme....
22:13 2019-07-10

Majority of New Yorkers back use of recreational marijuana A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the issue, a new survey released Monday reveals. The Siena College poll found that 55 percent of voters back the legalization while 40 percent were opposed...
13:52 2019-06-10

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
02:26 2019-05-30

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
16:00 2019-06-18

TSA allows flyers to travel with drug derived from marijuana The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived from marijuana that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration....
14:52 2019-05-29

Ordinance: Marijuana Low Priority For Louisville Police LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– A city ordinance passed in Louisville on Wednesday, making small amounts of marijuana for personal use one of the lowest priorities for police officers. The ordinance, passed by the public safety committee, would not change Kentucky law. It also wouldn’t apply t...
12:52 2019-06-20

Beijing says US legalization of marijuana is a 'threat to China' Beijing's leading drug enforcement body has blamed the legalization of marijuana in Canada and parts of the United States for a spike in the amount of drugs smuggled into the country, describing it as a "new threat to China."...
14:26 2019-06-17

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
03:26 2019-06-02

UTEP QB Locksley faces DWI, marijuana charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley faces multiple charges after his arrest in El Paso, Texas, according to jail records. The son of Maryland coach Mike Locksley, Kai Locksley has been suspended by UTEP, Miners coach Dana Dimel said in a statement....
06:00 2019-06-09

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in the debate over legalization. “We see it as kind of ironic that we are going after CBD while doing a legalization push for marijuana,” said Winthrop Ro...
07:39 2019-06-02

The Clinic That Helps Seniors Find the Right Marijuana Treatment More older people are trying cannabis to alleviate pain and other ailments, but they’re often left taking medical advice from dispensary sales clerks. NiaMedic wants to change that....
17:39 2019-07-11

Suns’ Holmes arrested in Florida for Marijuana possession MIAMI (AP) — Phoenix Suns big man Richaun Holmes was arrested for misdemeanor possession of cannabis after a Miami-area traffic stop. Twenty-five-year-old Holmes was arrested Tuesday night along with former Brooklyn Nets forward James Webb III after authorities say the found a recently used marijuan...
21:26 2019-05-23

Harris and Nadler team up on bill to decriminalize marijuana Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is teaming up with a powerful House Democrat on legislation to decriminalize marijuana and wipe away past marijuana-related convictions.The bill by the presidential candidate and Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, would bar the den...
11:26 2019-07-23

Arizona’s 2020 marijuana initiative tries to fix what went wrong the last time PHOENIX — Arizona’s second attempt to legalize recreational marijuana responds to the questions that doomed the first effort, in 2016. Worried about your kids eating pot gummies? Supporters say they’ve got you covered. How about people getting high on the highway? This initiative claims ...
20:39 2019-08-12

Google won't allow marijuana delivery apps in the Play Store Google updated its Play Store policy today to prohibit apps that early directly sell or help facilitate the sale of marijuana, even in states where the drug is legal. Apps that offer features such as weed delivery are now at risk of being removed fro......
23:13 2019-05-29

Marijuana Ties Are Hurting More Filers in Bankruptcy Courts The Justice Department is using bankruptcy courts to impose the federal marijuana ban in states that have legalized pot, preventing people who work in the cannabis industry from using bankruptcy to save their home or business....
17:39 2019-06-22

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
01:00 2019-07-11

High hopes: Buttigieg pushes for marijuana legalization Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg called for the legalization of marijuana at a Democratic candidates forum hosted by AARP in Iowa on Saturday. “When it comes to American drug policy, I don’t think anyone can look at it and say it’s looking well,” said the South Bend, Ind., mayor. But he had...
06:13 2019-07-21

Marijuana industry aims at environmental, ethical goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership that includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other major companies issued guidelines Tuesday aimed at minimizing greenhouse gas emissions...
04:26 2019-06-19

Lawyer who told clients marijuana use was legal ordered to pay $370,000 A Florida lawyer who informed his clients they were legally allowed to grow cannabis was arrested on multiple felony charges and ordered to pay a couple who took his advice nearly $370,000....
20:39 2019-08-17

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
23:52 2019-05-29

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
01:26 2019-05-24

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiations between moderate and liberal Democrats failed to produce a last minute breakthrough. “This is not the end of the road, it is only a delay,” Krueger ...
16:39 2019-06-19

Global marijuana use rose by 60 percent over the past decade More people than ever are smoking weed around the world. But how can we decide whether to condemn or support the devil's lettuce when our own governments can't seem to figure it out?...
04:39 2019-06-28

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential medicine for a number of medical conditions....
16:52 2019-07-12

Push for marijuana legalization falls flat in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York state has fallen flat. The sponsor of the main legalization bill in the state Senate says the bill will not pass before lawmakers adjourn for the year this week. Manhattan Democrat Liz Krueger says supporters came close to ...
19:00 2019-06-19

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
21:13 2019-07-23

Nice day for a weed wedding: the couples who married with marijuana Prefer rips to sips? More and more couples are featuring cannabis at their weddings – and now recreational marijuana is legal in 10 US states, options are plentyMichelle Casanova’s idea of a dream wedding was a simple one – though a little different from most: “I wanted to take a huge bong rip in my...
07:26 2019-07-05

Gee whiz: Testing of sewage confirms rise in marijuana use SEATTLE (AP) — The proof is in the pee. A new federally funded study has confirmed, not surprisingly, that marijuana use went up in Washington state after its first legal pot stores opened in 2014. In fact, consumption doubled over three years — a conclusion scientists reached after performing the d...
22:13 2019-06-20

Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue Colorado just reached $1 billion in total marijuana state revenue. Total marijuana sales have surpassed $6.5 billion since the state legalized cannabis in 2014....
02:00 2019-06-13

States reap tax rewards from legalized marijuana sales Colorado, which started selling retail marijuana in 2014, broke the $1 billion tax revenue barrier in five years. In 11 U.S. states that have legalized recreational pot, tax revenues for 2018 topped $1.1 billion....
15:00 2019-06-14

Sheriffs: Legal marijuana causing more crime, accidents The nation’s sheriffs are calling on Washington and state capitals to slow the rush to legalize marijuana because they are seeing a surge in crime and highway accidents in areas where it is already legal to buy....
22:13 2019-06-27

Marijuana-related jobs growing but largely hidden A hidden U.S. cannabis job boom is not showing up in official employment data, leaving American workers in the dark about high wages and job opportunities in the marijuana industry....
18:52 2019-06-27

Albany makes last-minute push to decriminalize marijuana They’re making a tokin’ effort. With state lawmakers deadlocked on legalizing recreational marijuana during the last scheduled day of the session in Albany, legislators on Wednesday renewed a push for decriminalization instead. “I think the decriminalization bill is still under consideration in a va...
00:00 2019-06-20

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018 but is still illegal under federal law. That means licensed marijuana retailers cannot use traditio...
00:39 2019-05-22

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A top Cuomo administration official on Saturday confirmed to The Post that three-way negotiations between the executive, Assembly and state Senate are on...
07:00 2019-06-16

Vikings running back Roc Thomas suspended by NFL for marijuana possession Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas has been suspended three games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, the league announced Tuesday....
03:13 2019-07-17

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijuana and products that contain CBD oil to be placed in carry on’s or checked bags. Forms of marijuana that include THC are still illegal to bring o...
16:00 2019-05-29

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on infants’ brains. They say previous studies were in animals or complicated by marijuana users’ other habits and lifestyles....
04:26 2019-08-09

UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley arrested on DWI, marijuana, weapons charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley was accused of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon.       ...
01:00 2019-06-09

Suns' Holmes arrested in Florida for Marijuana possession Phoenix Suns center Richaun Holmes was arrested for misdemeanor possession of cannabis after a Miami-area traffic stop        ...
19:39 2019-05-23

Micronutrient may prevent birth defects linked to marijuana use, study says Pregnant women who smoke marijuana put their unborn child at serious risk for developmental impairment later in life. However, researchers may have uncovered a way to prevent that outcome....
03:26 2019-08-01

NYC schools investigator arrested for drunk driving following marijuana complaint A NYC schools investigator was arrested on charges of drunken driving less than two months after a complaint was sent to Chancellor Richard Carranza that she reeked of pot, records show. Camille Blake, a prober with the city Department of Education, has now come under investigation herself, but rema...
05:26 2019-06-09

Baker confuses request for ‘Moana’ birthday cake with ‘marijuana’ A confused birthday girl got a cake with a marijuana theme instead of her favorite Disney character, Moana. Kensli Davis’ mom had asked the Atlanta, Georgia, bakery staff to decorate it with images of the Hawaiian princess — but they misheard. She ended up blowing out the candles on a cake emb...
18:00 2019-07-10

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers suspended 1 game by NFL for marijuana arrest The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers one game for a violation of the league's policy on substance abuse.       ...
04:39 2019-06-15

Woman named Marijuana Pepsi refused to change her name — now she’s a doctor That’s Doctor Marijuana Pepsi to you. A Wisconsin woman with the real given name Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck earned a doctorate degree last month, according to a report published Tuesday. Throughout her life, Vandyck, 46, said she’s been teased by everyone from classmates to teachers and bos...
12:39 2019-06-20

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-growing operation....
23:00 2019-07-19

Rising rates of marijuana use among pregnant women spark concern (Reuters Health) - Increasing numbers of pregnant women are using marijuana in the U.S. and that may result in issues for their babies, two new studies suggest....
04:52 2019-06-21

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
21:13 2019-07-23

Mom accused of trying to drown kids at homeless shelter blames ‘bad marijuana’ A woman who claimed to be on “bad marijuana” tried to drown her young children in a bathtub at an East Harlem homeless shelter because she thought they were covered in bugs, police sources told the Post. Keyshana Mims, 35, allegedly attempted to drown her daughters — aged 15 months...
23:00 2019-06-05

Four tons of marijuana hidden underneath jalapeños seized at border That’s some spicy pot. Border patrol officers at a port of entry in San Diego discovered nearly four tons of marijuana hidden beneath a shipment of jalapeños, officials said. Officers assigned to the Otay Mesa cargo facility in California discovered the large amount of weed, worth about $2.3 m...
13:00 2019-08-19

Georgia woman fired by Dairy Queen after marijuana cake mix-up The funny “Moana” marijuana cake mix-up that went viral earlier this week didn’t leave everyone laughing. Cassandra Walker, the Georgia Dairy Queen employee who made the drug-themed ice cream cake, said she was fired over the mistake that she claims was not even her fault in the first place. Accordi...
22:13 2019-07-12

Marijuana, Reefer, Weed: How Language Keeps Evolving for the Devil’s Lettuce As long as people have smoked the plant, they’ve debated what to call it. And now marketers for the legal marijuana industry want everyone to say “cannabis.”...
13:39 2019-07-04

Former NBA coach Don Nelson, now a marijuana farmer in Maui, profiled in HBO segment Three-time NBA Coach of the Year Don Nelson, now a marijuana farmer in Hawaii, was profiled by Bryant Gumbel in a segment of HBO's 'Real Sports'.       ...
19:26 2019-06-27

Judge seals arrest records for over 300 low-level marijuana offenders Hundreds of low-level Manhattan pot offenders will have their arrest records sealed under a judge’s ruling, officials announced Monday. The ruling came in response to an April class-action lawsuit filed by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance and three anonymous individuals who are seeking to seal t...
02:52 2019-08-13

Need Etiquette Tips for Cannabis? For Starters, Don’t Call It ‘Marijuana’ or ‘Weed.’ In “Higher Etiquette,” Lizzie Post — the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post — argues that it’s time for cannabis to move, in the public imagination, away from its surfer and “Cheech and Chong” image....
22:00 2019-07-08

Willie Nelson tells Jimmy Fallon, "Marijuana saved my life" In addition to being Willie Nelson, Willie Nelson has long been the most out-front celebrity champion of recreational marijuana ever. (Sorry Seth Rogen, but Willie’s got you beat by about a half-century.) Appearing on Tuesday’s Tonight Show to promote his new release Ride Me Back Home (his astonishi...
15:52 2019-06-19

Dorial Green-Beckham charged with marijuana possession, resisting arrest Former NFL wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been formally charged with resisting arrest and possessing 10 grams or less of marijuana.       ...
17:39 2019-06-30

Exploding danger: U.S. marijuana oil labs pose deadly, destructive hazard On the afternoon of May 5, college student John Nothdurft was watching TV at his suburban San Diego home when a series of explosions shook the house. Around the corner, on Sunny Meadow Street, flames billowed from a neighbor's garage....
20:00 2019-06-04

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Mostly Agree on Marijuana Legalization. The Exception? Joe Biden In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a niche issue. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported the lesser step of removing pot from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Things have changed. Nearly every major Democratic conte...
02:13 2019-06-08

Woman beat wife with bedpost for putting marijuana in washer: cops A Louisiana woman allegedly flew into a rage after learning her wife had accidentally tossed their marijuana in the washing machine — prompting her to attack her spouse with a bedpost. Ashley Perkins, 30, of Youngsville, was visiting family with her wife in Navarre, Florida last week when the ...
16:52 2019-05-28

Fewer teens smoke weed in states that legalize marijuana: study Not everyone is getting higher in 420-friendly states. Marijuana use has plummeted with young people in states where pot has been legalized for recreational use — despite reports that weed has blown up with teens across the country in recent years, a new study shows. The study — released Monda...
02:13 2019-07-09

Colorado dogs getting marijuana toxicity from human poop at hiking trails A Colorado veterinarian said dogs in the Aspen area are being brought in with marijuana toxicity after getting high from eating human poop at trails and campgrounds....
22:39 2019-07-12

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois will become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state legislature on Friday....
03:13 2019-06-01

Drug dogs face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said.        ...
03:52 2019-05-24

PCSD busts marijuana grow operation in west side business TUCSON – A search warrant served at west side business led Pima County Sheriff’s Department to a marijuana grow operation on Tuesday. Deputies with PCSD Narcotics and Special Investigation Section served the warrant at a business in the 400 block of W. Roger Rd. Posted by Pima County Sheriff'...
18:52 2019-06-27

Harris introduces Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris introduced a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in communities hit by the decades-long "war on drugs."...
00:13 2019-07-24

Harris to introduce U.S. Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris will introduce a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in communities hit by the decades-long "war on drugs."...
13:00 2019-07-23

U.S. demands $12.7 billion in judgment against 'El Chapo' U.S. authorities said on Friday they were seeking a court order requiring Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to forfeit $12.7 billion following his conviction for racketeering and drug trafficking crimes earlier this year....
11:00 2019-07-06

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its collapse next week....
15:13 2019-05-31

Dog has very specific demands for burger from NYC restaurant A chef at an upscale restaurant in New York City found himself cooking for a surprisingly picky customer: a dog. A photo of the order was shared to Twitter, which hilariously shows all of the specific details that the chef had to read through. Apparently, the dog just wanted a plain burger with no s...
23:26 2019-05-31

Legalizing marijuana in New York won't happen in final days of legislative session New York lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are set to end the legislation session without an agreement to legalize marijuana.        ...
21:26 2019-06-20

Bartender in Woods lawsuit was high on marijuana, stole alcohol before crash, lawyers say Nicholas F. Immesberger, who worked at Tiger Woods' restaurant, was "excessively intoxicated" by pot in addition to alcohol before his fatal crash.        ...
08:26 2019-07-02

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
11:00 2019-06-01

Nadler, Harris to introduce bill decriminalizing pot, expunge prior marijuana convictions Called the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, the bill would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and require prior pot convictions to be expunged or re-sentenced....
11:13 2019-07-23

Ex-Lions star Calvin Johnson announces partnership with Harvard to study marijuana Former Detroit Lions players Calvin Johnson and Robert Sims are teaming up with Harvard University for medical marijuana research on pot and cancer.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Nevada becomes first state to ban employers from refusing job applicants based on failed marijuana test The law, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, will not apply to EMTs, firefighters and those who drive vehicles.        ...
08:00 2019-06-13

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
04:26 2019-05-30

Andrew Yang vows mass pardon to all imprisoned for nonviolent marijuana offenses Entrepreneur and Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told a crowd in New Hampshire on Friday that he would pardon every prison inmate convicted of non-violent marijuana offenses if he was elected....
03:00 2019-08-17

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Hundreds of drug dogs could face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of already-trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said.        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns the court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed onto a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
19:00 2019-08-13

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal......
15:13 2019-06-13

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to the lower court after a judge ruled last year that the law was unconstitutional....
21:52 2019-08-01

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
23:26 2019-08-13

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government......
12:13 2019-06-14

Crash causes delays on I-10 near Drexel Rd TUCSON –A crash is causing traffic delays on Interstate 10 near Drexel Road, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Details are limited at this time. As of 8:16 a.m., Wednesday, eastbound traffic is stopped near Alvernon Way. Traffic is slowly starting to move after a crash on I-10 ...
19:52 2019-07-31

Traffic delays on WB I-10 at Congress TUCSON – Crews continue to clean up the westbound lanes on Interstate 10 at Congress Street after an early morning crash. Arizona of Department of Transportation says motorists should expect traffic delays as cleanup continues on the left shoulder. The backup extends to Interstate 19. All lanes are...
21:39 2019-06-20

Juncker is fed up with Brexit delays • Andrea Leadsom quits UK government in fresh Brexit blow for Theresa May • Brexit fears back and pound paying the price • European elections explained in graphics...
06:26 2019-05-23

When to Fly to Avoid Flight Delays Over the weekend, my 8pm flight from Chicago was delayed a total of four times; my plane arrived late, followed shortly by our crew who arrived at the gate from delayed flights themselves. Why is flying at night such a pain in the ass?...
00:26 2019-05-24

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay on the ground of the lobby, but court officers told...
23:13 2019-06-11

King's court: LeBron dedicates court at his hometown school LeBron James dedicates outdoor basketball court at school he founded for underprivileged children in his hometown       ...
05:52 2019-08-15

Top Court Not To Meddle With High Court Order Involving TMC Leader's Wife The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the Customs Department against Trinamool Congress lawmaker Abhishek......
01:13 2019-07-04

New Triple Talaq Law Challenged In Supreme Court, Delhi High Court The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ''triple talaq'' among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment was challenged in the Supreme Court and the Delhi......
21:13 2019-08-02

Cases With Court-Monitored Probe Showed Better Outcome: Top Court Judge Cases in which probe was being monitored by courts have shown a better outcome, Justice Dhananjaya Chandrachud has said, while making an observation regarding the acquittal of all the accused in the......
09:52 2019-08-18

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
04:26 2019-07-20

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
19:26 2019-07-21

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious rights....
18:00 2019-06-17

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another......
23:26 2019-06-17

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state fines pushed them out of business....
16:26 2019-06-17

Schumer demands Grubhub CEO refund all overcharges Sen. Chuck Schumer has been in talks with the chief executive of Grubhub over bogus fees the food-delivery giant has been charging restaurants nationwide — and is demanding that the company cough up refunds going back for years. In an exclusive interview with The Post, Schumer said he spoke with Gru...
00:00 2019-07-23

| US demands El Chapo forfeit $12.7bn in drug money Prosecutors say they were seeking $12.7bn from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues from his cartel's drug sales in the United States....
15:13 2019-07-06

Asshole Being Considered For Immigration Czar Sure Has a Lot of Demands President Trump has been considering the creation of a bullshit new position, “immigration czar,” to oversee the administration’s wide ranging abuses of migrants across government agencies. He may have found the perfect person for the job in Kris Kobach, the former secretary of state of Kansas, a Tr...
16:13 2019-05-21

Demands of Far-Right Party Unsettle Artists in Germany The anti-immigrant party Alternative for Germany wants to know the nationalities of artists employed by state theaters, and cultural organizations are worried....
19:26 2019-07-19

| Lopez demands 'respect' after slapping Giro fan Miguel Angel Lopez blasted lax security on the Giro d'Italia after he slapped a spectator who caused him to crash on the 20th and penultimate stage of this year's race....
03:13 2019-06-02

French far-right makes big demands on Macron after small win If French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gets her wish, her National Rally party, victorious in European Parliament elections, will force a dissolution of France’s own parliament but French President Emmanuel Macron is standing in her way...
16:52 2019-05-27

Siggraph 2019 showed why wireless VR all but demands 5G or Wi-Fi 6 The annual computer graphics trade show was packed with demos using wired VR headsets, as current-gen Wi-Fi can't deliver acceptable fidelity or latency.Read More...
20:26 2019-08-02

Arm rolls out new mobile IP suite to handle 5G demands The Cortex-A77 CPU delivers 20 percent performance improvement over Cortex-A76 devices, while the Mali-G77 GPU is designed to deliver high-end graphics on mobile devices....
06:26 2019-05-27

Schumer demands investigation into Tubman $20 delay Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is asking federal investigators to probe why the Trump administration postponed recreating the $20 bill with abolitionist Harriet Tubman on it....
10:13 2019-06-20

Coast Guard seizes estimated $569 million worth of cocaine, marijuana on high seas Vice President Mike Pence was on hand as 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana were seized.        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

Mike Tyson, Floyd Landis among athletes asking WADA to remove marijuana from banned list Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a letter Thursday.        ...
19:39 2019-05-23

Robert Garrigus back from drug suspension, seeks change in PGA Tour marijuana rules Robert Garrigus returns to the PGA Tour at the 3M Open following a three-month suspension after failing a drug test based on elevated THC levels.        ...
18:26 2019-07-03

Collision causes delays on northwest side TUCSON – A crash has closed Overton Road in both directions west of Shannon Road Tuesday afternoon. According to officials, the collision occurred at around 12:26 p.m. Tuesday. Drivers who are traveling in this area should expect delays. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes. Details ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Nokia CEO admits to delays in rolling out 5G Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said on Tuesday that the company had been a little slow in getting 5G technology up and running, citing merging its own technology plans with those of acquired Alcatel-Lucent as a reason....
16:00 2019-05-21

U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising tensions....
12:13 2019-05-31

Fog blankets Sydney, causes flight delays Heavy fog blanketed Sydney on Saturday morning, delaying flights, creating hazards for shipping and setting social media ablaze with moody photographs of disappearing landmarks....
06:26 2019-06-08

'Cuphead' studio delays first DLC until 2020 Fans of run-and-gun shooter Cuphead have surely been waiting patiently for the arrival of the game's first expansion, which Studio MDHR announced at E3 2018. You might have been expecting to get to grips with new playable character Ms. Chalice, weapo......
01:13 2019-07-03

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
23:39 2019-06-08

| Nigerian boy stages own kidnap, demands father pay ransom A 15-year-old Nigerian boy has been arrested for demanding a ransom from his father after staging his own kidnap with his friends in central city of Jos, police said Friday....
21:00 2019-08-16

French demands challenge FCA-Renault deal push Talks on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger with Renault became mired in politics on Monday, as France sought more concessions to maintain government influence over the new carmaker's management and French assets, sources told Reuters....
21:13 2019-06-03

Striking Doctors Set 6 Demands, Want Mamata Banerjee To Apologise Doctors in Kolkata, who have been on strike for the last four days over the assault of their colleague, today set six conditions to withdraw their protest that has crippled health services across West......
15:52 2019-06-14

US Demands Social Media Details From Visa Applicants Nearly all applicants of US visas will have to provide information on their use of social media under the new rules adopted to enhance vetting of foreign nationals....
10:52 2019-06-03

Mamata Banerjee Admits "Some Cops" Not Doing Job, BJP Demands Resignation Less than 48 hours after political violence left three people dead at Basirhat and their families claimed that the police had failed to act, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said some of her ministers......
23:39 2019-06-10

Airbus demands chance to bid for IAG's surprise Boeing 737 MAX order Airbus called on Thursday for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG, which stunned industry executives at this week's Paris Airshow by ordering 200 of Boeing's grounded 737 MAX....
20:13 2019-06-20

Pope lashes out at blogging ambassadors, demands obedience Pope Francis demands obedience from Vatican ambassadors and reminded them of their duties before him, God and the faithful after years of scandal tarnish the reputation of the Holy See’s diplomatic corps...
15:13 2019-06-13

Jaipur protest demands end to use of elephants to carry tourists About 100 animals transport visitors along kilometre-long cobbled path to the city’s iconic Amber FortAnimal rights protesters took to the streets on bicycles in the Indian city of Jaipur on Sunday, demanding an end to elephants being used to carry tourists to one of the country’s top attractions, t...
06:00 2019-08-12

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
19:39 2019-05-21

EU banks worry about dividends as capital demands jump Major European Union banks face a collective shortfall of 135 billion euros ($153 billion) to meet global capital requirements by 2027, meaning they may need use profits to raise their capital by at least 24.4%, the European Banking Authority said....
11:39 2019-07-03

Russia demands Google take action over protest videos Russia's media oversight agency has demanded Google take action to stop the spread of information about illegal mass protests. Thousands of its YouTube channels livestreamed one of Russia's biggest demos on Saturday....
04:26 2019-08-13

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social media giant’s dubious track record with privacy. Now, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services is calling on Facebook to halt its plans.Read more.....
19:00 2019-07-03

China disputes it ever agreed to US demands in trade deal Chinese officials disputed Monday they ever agreed to the "extravagant demands" the U.S. requested as part of a trade deal and said that further talks could only occur in an atmosphere of "mutual respect."...
20:01 2019-05-21

No-cook crushed tomato sauce is just what pan pizza demands When I set out to bake my first Detroit-style pan pizza, I followed Perfect Pan Pizza author Peter Reinhart’s advice to the letter. I didn’t want my cocky improvisation to be the reason the pie failed. When Reinhart instructed to smoosh cubes of cheese into the dough, I smooshed cubes of cheese into...
17:52 2019-06-03

Top U.S. lawmaker demands answers in Jeffrey Epstein's death A top U.S. lawmaker joined the chorus of officials demanding answers from the Bureau of Prisons over the apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein in federal custody....
14:52 2019-08-13

Eric Garner’s mom demands cop’s firing during de Blasio meeting “For the family, no part of the justice process has provided any satisfaction or closure,” de Blasio admitted in a statement. “In effect, they feel that door after door has been closed in their face.”...
04:13 2019-07-19

Watchdog demands answers as power cut causes chaos across Britain Energy regulators on Saturday demanded an urgent report from the operator of Britain's electricity grid into what caused a power cut that led to chaos across the country, with trains brought to a standstill and traffic lights knocked out....
08:13 2019-08-11

French chef demands withdrawal from Michelin Guide A Michelin star is arguably the greatest accolade that a chef can receive, and celebrated French restaurateur Marc Veyrat had three for his Haute-Savoie restaurant La Maison des Bois....
12:39 2019-07-12

Mayawati Demands Justice From BJP For UP's Sonbhadra Clash Victims Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati Friday accused both the BJP and the Congress of continued "harassment of tribals" and demanded justice for the victims of the Sonbhadra clash in Uttar Pradesh,......
20:00 2019-07-19

UK energy watchdog demands answers after major power cut Outage caused travel chaos and cut electricity to almost 1m people in England and WalesThe energy watchdog, Ofgem, is demanding the National Grid provide answers after a power cut left people stuck in trains for up to nine hours and cut electricity to almost 1 million people in England and Wales.The...
12:13 2019-08-10

'They said we used cheddar!': chef demands removal from Michelin Guide Marc Veyrat of La Maison des Bois said he had been depressed for months after losing a coveted star following ‘amateur’ inspectionKnives are being sharpened in the elite world of French gastronomy after an acclaimed chef demanded that his restaurant, which recently lost one of its three stars, be wi...
04:00 2019-07-12

After El Paso Attack, Mexico Demands Protections for Mexicans in the U.S. The foreign minister said Mexico would take “effective, immediate and blunt legal action” to protect Mexican Americans and Mexicans living in the U.S....
07:39 2019-08-05

UK's Nigel Farage demands a seat at Brexit talks Nigel Farage demanded a seat at Brexit negotiations on Monday after his new party swept to victory in the United Kingdom's European Parliament election, warning that he would turn British politics upside down if denied....
08:52 2019-05-27

Another Florida city gives in to hackers’ demands and pays $460,000 ransom Florida municipalities are proving to be a juicy and lucrative target these days for hackers who’ve been launching cyber attacks on computer systems, government phones and the like before demanding big ransom payments as a condition for leaving the targeted government alone. A trio of cities h...
21:13 2019-06-28

Presidential candidates back U.S. team's pay equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup holders keep obliterating the opposition in their pursuit of a fourth title in France....
18:52 2019-06-17

Swiss government demands clarifications from the EU in treaty talks The Swiss government is demanding clarification from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty, it said on Friday, risking a backlash from Brussels over yet another delay to an accord the EU has sought for a decade....
18:13 2019-06-07

China blames U.S. for trade dispute, says demands were unacceptable The statement from the Cabinet spokesman's office said that China has kept its word throughout 11 rounds of talks and will honour its commitments if a trade agreement is reached....
06:13 2019-06-02

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate....
07:26 2019-06-02

US Demands El Chapo Forfeit $12.7 Billion In Drug Money Prosecutors on Friday said they were seeking $12.7 billion from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues from his cartel's drug sales in......
04:26 2019-07-06

Rights group demands Egyptian juvenile not be executed CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International is demanding that Egypt not execute a man arrested at age 17 ahead of an anticipated death sentence. The rights group released a statement Friday saying that international human rights law prohibits the use of the death penalty against people who were under 18 at t...
16:39 2019-06-21

My husband was a sperm donor. Now the mother is making demands The adults here seem to have made a mess of the situation by failing to set clear boundaries, says Annalisa BarbieriSome years ago, my husband donated sperm to a good friend. We went through an IVF clinic and have a signed agreement that stipulates he is not responsible, financially or emotionally, ...
19:52 2019-06-07

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its "colonial administration" of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia....
22:13 2019-05-22

US officials want 'El Chapo' to forfeit $12.7 billion for trafficked cocaine, marijuana and heroin, a figure his attorney says is 'insane' AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File US officials want $12.7 billion from notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The figure relates to money generated from trafficked cocaine, marijuana, and heroin, but a Guzman attorney has said it is "insane" to think he has the cash to pay. Guzman is...
14:13 2019-07-06

2020 candidate Seth Moulton says he'd legalize marijuana and boost mental health care for veterans Samantha Lee 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton, a US Marine Corps veteran, joined Business Insider Today for a town hall. Moulton answered questions from an in-studio audience and comments section in the Facebook livestream. He discussed a range of issues including mental health c...
00:39 2019-06-20

Ryanair CEO says confident in 'great' Boeing 737 MAX despite delays Ryanair remains confident in the Boeing 737 MAX and believes the plane will be "warmly welcomed" by customers, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said on Tuesday after he was forced to half the airline's 2020 growth plans due to the plane's grounding....
12:39 2019-07-16

EU airlines must compensate for non-EU connecting flight delays In a landmark case, the EU's top court has backed 11 passengers from Prague whose flight to Bangkok via Abu Dhabi was eight hours late on the second leg. The Czech airline which sold the ticket has to pay compensation....
16:52 2019-07-11

Ethiopia delays referendum on new independent region Members of the Sidama ethnic group must now wait several months longer for a referendum that could lead to the setting up of a new independent region. Many, especially young Sidama, are unhappy with the delay....
22:00 2019-07-18

Turkey says no delays in delivery of S-400s from Russia The delivery schedule for Russia's S-400 missile defence systems to Turkey is continuing as planned, Turkish Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hami Aksoy said on Friday, dismissing reports of delay....
11:13 2019-05-31

US delays tariffs on some Chinese goods, drops others WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is delaying tariffs on Chinese-made cellphones, laptop computers and other items and removing other Chinese imports from its target list altogether in a move that triggered a rally on Wall Street. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative says it is still planni...
23:00 2019-08-13

Oil soars near 5% as U.S. delays tariffs on some Chinese goods Oil prices on Tuesday jumped by the most so far this year after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns over a global trade war that has pummeled the market in recent months....
09:52 2019-08-14

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becoming the second House Republican to block final passage....
21:26 2019-05-28

Trump Delays Tariffs on Smartphones and Laptops The administration said it would delay planned 10 percent tariffs on a range of electronics until Dec. 15, meaning they should not affect holiday shopping....
04:39 2019-08-14

U.S. Delays Tariffs and Drops Others on Some Chinese Goods (WASHINGTON) — The United States is delaying tariffs on Chinese-made cellphones, laptop computers and other items and removing other Chinese imports from its target list altogether in a move that triggered a rally on Wall Street. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative says it is still pla...
19:00 2019-08-13

Huawei delays its first 5G phone Mate X until September The foldable phone will miss its June release date as it awaits further software testing, but it will still launch this year at a staggering price.Read More...
18:00 2019-06-14

| Downpour delays first India v West Indies ODI Heavy morning rain has delayed the start of the first ODI of the three-match series between the West Indies and India at the Guyana National Stadium....
17:52 2019-08-08

BA warns of more delays despite fixing IT glitch that hit 15,000 passengers British Airways travellers have been warned of possible further delays to flights, despite fixing an earlier IT glitch that crashed online check-ins....
07:00 2019-08-08

Government delays decision on whether to restrict Huawei Chinese tech firm’s equipment will continue to be used in UK’s 5G mobile networks for nowHuawei equipment will continue to be used in the UK’s 5G mobile networks for now after the government delayed a decision on whether it should be restricted or banned over concerns that the Chinese government cou...
23:39 2019-07-22

US: Technical outage causes major delays for travelers Customs and Border Protection in the US has confirmed that its agents were obliged to process travelers from abroad using "alternative procedures" while attempts are made at fixing technical glitches....
01:26 2019-08-17

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say the government is dragging its feet on an urgent topic....
05:13 2019-05-30

Air China asks Boeing compensation for MAX 8 delays BEIJING (AP) — Air China Ltd., one of China’s three major state-owned airlines, is joining carriers that are asking Boeing Co. for compensation for the grounding of their 737 Max jetliners following two fatal crashes. An employee of Air China’s publicity department said Wednesday the car...
08:00 2019-05-22

Mom cracks down on medical misinformation (WPTV)  A Florida mother has made it her mission to stop dangerous myths about how to cure autism, something that has no medical cure. “I’m autistic myself and I have three severe autistic children,” Amanda Seigler says. When her son was diagnosed on the autism spectrum six years ago, Seigler ...
07:13 2019-05-29

The five: medical biases against women From drug trials that only use men to misconceptions about CPR, medicine’s gender inequalities can be matters of life or death A study last week revealed that women in Australia are less likely than men to receive the recommended medicine for heart failure. In the UK, assumptions that heart failure ...
21:13 2019-07-31

Medical pot shrinks with legalization An Associated Press analysis finds that when states legalize both medical and non-medical marijuana, medical cannabis shrinks. The data show Oregon’s medical marijuana registry shrank the most, dropping nearly two-thirds since 2015. (June 11        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

Woman Says Suspended Bureaucrat Her Child's Father, Demands DNA Test A Delhi-based woman, who had accused Gujarat IAS officer Gaurav Dahiya of bigamy and cheating, today sought a DNA test of her 8-month old daughter to prove that he is the biological father....
23:00 2019-08-20

Hong Kong protesters plan airport sit-in, will reiterate 'five demands' Thousands of protesters are expected to rally at Hong Kong International Airport on Friday as they try to draw attention back to a set of specific demands "in front of an international audience."...
04:52 2019-08-09

EU demands release of jailed Vietnamese 'anti-state' critic Climate activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced to six years in prison for a series of "anti-state" Facebook posts. Human Rights campaigners say this is part of an "ongoing crackdown" on dissent....
22:52 2019-06-06

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British......
07:39 2019-06-01

The Latest: Minister demands cruise ship ban in Venice canal VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the cruise ship crashing into a dock and another river boat in a Venice canal (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Top Italian officials have immediately called for cruise ships to be banned from using the Giudecca Canal in Venice after an out-of-control cruise ship rammed...
18:39 2019-06-02

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the company in order to obtain information pertaining to the leak. Today, a US judge sided with shareholders......
05:52 2019-06-01

Bernie Sanders' Staff Union Demands Better Working Conditions Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign staff is apparently engaged in their very own fight for $15, according to the Washington Post. Due to overwork, the staffers, who are one of only a few unionized campaign staffs, say they are making less than the living wage that their campaign is promising...
06:13 2019-07-19

Egypt demands Christie’s halt auction of King Tut statue CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is trying to halt an auction of a 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun at Christie’s in London. The Foreign Ministry issued a statement late on Monday saying Egypt demands the auction house provide documents proving the artifact’s ownersh...
12:00 2019-06-11

Mexico Has Two Options in Dealing with Trump Demands on Migration. Both Could Hurt. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico can either give in United State’s demands or face stiff tariffs. Both could weaken his ratings at home and the Mexican economy....
00:26 2019-06-08

Kick It Out demands action after series of racial abuse allegations Four incidents reported in first round of Football League gamesAnti-discrimination body condemns ‘disgraceful’ behaviourKick It Out has called on the Football Association and clubs to take action against the “disgraceful” incidents of abuse which marred the opening weekend of the season.Fulham defen...
20:39 2019-08-05

In Afghanistan, the Endgame Demands a Difficult Balancing Act in a Region on Edge Rising tensions between India and Pakistan — not to mention the interests of China, Iran and Russia — are complicating American peace talks with the Taliban that are already filled with suspicion....
05:39 2019-08-09

Hong Kong protests flare anew after demands unmet More than 1,000 protesters are blocking Hong Kong police headquarters while others take over major streets as the tumult over the city’s future shows no signs of abating...
15:00 2019-06-21

Bride demands guests 'gift' more money the morning after the wedding Most couples spend their wedding night celebrating with friends and family and getting ready for their honeymoon, but one bride seemingly spent it making sure all of her guests “gifted” her the “appropriate” amount of money....
23:13 2019-05-22

Turkey says six Turks held by Haftar in Libya, demands release Turkey said on Sunday that six of its citizens were being held by eastern Libyan forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, and that the militia would become a "legitimate target" if they were not released immediately....
20:13 2019-06-30

Lebanese church demands cancellation of Mashrou' Leila show Lebanese church leaders have demanded the cancellation of a concert by Lebanese band Mashrou' Leila on the grounds its songs are blasphemous, leading the group to say it is the target of a campaign based on fabrications to crush freedom of expression....
15:13 2019-07-23

Hundreds of protesters sit in at Hong Kong airport to reiterate their 'five demands' Several hundreds of protesters handed out anti-government flyers in more than 16 languages to arrival passengers at the Hong Kong International Airport on Friday....
13:13 2019-08-09

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
06:52 2019-06-07

Verizon demands $880 from rural library for just 0.44GB of roaming data Enlarge (credit: Verizon) A small library that lends out mobile hotspots is facing a tough budget decision because one of its borrowers accidentally ran up $880 in roaming fees, and Verizon refuses to waive or reduce the charges. The library has an "unlimited" data plan for the hotspots, but Veriz...
23:39 2019-08-09

How France’s Intrusive Demands Quashed the Fiat-Renault Deal Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault to create one of the world’s largest automakers ran into a familiar problem in France: the government itself....
03:52 2019-06-07

'This is a dangerous game': Iran demands UK releases seized oil tanker Iran has demanded the immediate release of an oil tanker seized by Royal Marines off the coast of Gibraltar, warning Britain: "This is a dangerous game and has consequences."...
11:39 2019-07-12

Trump demands apology from congresswomen targeted by racist slurs Donald Trump has continued his week-long attack on four Democratic congresswomen - demanding they apologise to the US and Israel "for the horrible things they have said"....
09:00 2019-07-22

The Fiver | Passive-aggressive accusations of unrealistic wage demands Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!The Fiver has never been competitive – chiefly because in the field of unfunny tea-timely publications about football we’ve never had any competition, apart from that time when The Fourer left us Behind The Times with its alpha-male take on The Foot...
20:13 2019-06-18

UK Labour demands probe into Boris' top man over Deutsche Bank career Britain's opposition Labour party has challenged PM Boris Johnson's choice of finance minister. It has raised a raft of concerns about Sajid Javid's career with Deutsche Bank in the run-up to the global financial crisis....
05:52 2019-08-06

More than a year later, ‘Justice League’ fans are ramping up demands to #ReleaseTheSnyderCut As Warner Bros. gets a new CEO, fans have taken the opportunity to escalate their campaign for Zack Snyder's rumored version of the disappointing 2017 film....
20:00 2019-06-27

After Election Win, Shiv Sena Demands Ordinance For Ram Temple In Ayodhya Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackeray arrived in Ayodhya today to offer prayers at a makeshift shrine of the Ram Lalla. Eighteen Shiv Sena parliamentarian are already camping......
11:00 2019-06-16

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
22:26 2019-07-14

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic....
18:52 2019-06-14

Venezuela: widow of 'tortured' navy captain demands UN investigation Captain Rafael Acosta died in military hospital in CaracasWaleswka Pérez: ‘They tortured him so much they killed him’The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who was allegedly tortured to death after being detained for conspiring to overthrow Nicolás Maduro has called for a United Nations investigation...
21:00 2019-07-01

NY woman, 53, died on vacation in Dominican Republic; son demands answers A New York woman, 53, is the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
07:00 2019-06-14

Virginia governor demands action on guns after mass shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state capitol this summer to take up a package of gun-control legislation....
23:26 2019-06-04

French minister demands investigation into Epstein's activities in France Marlene Schiappa, France's gender equality minister, called on Monday for an investigation into the activities in France of Jeffrey Epstein, the U.S. financier found dead in an apparent suicide while being held on sex-trafficking charges....
21:00 2019-08-12

Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal spending increases for defense and nondefense spending, plus additional money for a program to strengthen healthcare for military veterans....
03:52 2019-07-14

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded....
12:52 2019-05-29

Cuomo demands MTA execs fix ‘egregious’ subway homeless crisis Gov. Andrew Cuomo fired off a letter to MTA execs Friday demanding they address the homeless crisis in the city’s subways — saying he’s “never seen it this bad.” “I’ve never seen it this egregious, either on the numbers and on the statistics, or as a matter of visibility,” Cu...
23:39 2019-07-12

Wife of deceased Venezuela navy captain demands U.N. probe The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who died after being detained on conspiracy accusations said on Monday the United Nations should investigate the cause of his death, amid widespread accusations he was tortured to death....
17:52 2019-07-01

Reporter who Boris Johnson conspired to have beaten up demands apology Stuart Collier tells the Guardian the Tory frontrunner is not fit to be prime ministerA journalist who Boris Johnson secretly discussed helping a friend to have beaten up has demanded an apology from the Conservative leadership candidate as he stands on the brink of Downing Street.Stuart Collier, th...
21:39 2019-07-14

Hispanic Caucus demands answers for migrant child deaths Federal lawmakers are asking Congress and the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for an investigation into deaths of migrant children on the border -- one day after officials said a fifth child died there....
19:01 2019-05-21

A Would-Be Trump Aide’s Demands: A Jet on Call, a Future Cabinet Post and More Those are among 10 conditions that Kris Kobach, the former Kansas secretary of state, has given the White House if he is to become the administration’s “immigration czar.”...
19:39 2019-05-21

Trump’s Demands for Investigations of Opponents Draw Intensifying Criticism A call by the president to investigate business deals by former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son in China is the latest to raise questions about possible abuse of power....
19:39 2019-05-21

Samsung delays its Galaxy Home smart speaker to Q3 Samsung has delayed the release of its Galaxy Home speaker. The Bixby-powered device should be on shelves sometime between July and September. Official confirmation of the delay shouldn't be too much of a surprise, as Samsung previously told Engadget......
18:13 2019-06-04

Britain delays judgment on Huawei's role in 5G networks Britain on Monday postponed its decision on whether Huawei could participate in next-generation 5G telecoms networks until there was a clearer picture about the impact of measures taken against the Chinese company by the United States....
20:01 2019-07-22

Rollover crash causes significant delays on northwest side TUCSON – A rollover restricted a northwest side intersection Wednesday afternoon. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, the crash occurred near Rancho Vistoso Boulevard and Oracle Road. Authorities have not released the severity of the injuries sustained in the collision. Police say there ...
01:52 2019-08-15

Wire damage causes huge delays on Metro-North Metro-North Railroad service in Connecticut was being delayed Monday morning on the New Haven line because of wire damage between Bridgeport and Stratford, officials said. Residual delays of up to 30 minutes into Grand Central Terminal were reported due to single-tracking after wires that provide po...
18:52 2019-06-17

After two years of delays, Minecraft’s visual upgrade has been canceled This gallery serves as a reminder of the Minecraft that could have been. It looked incredible. [credit: Mojang / Sam Machkovech ] After announcing a plan to completely overhaul Minecraft's v...
04:00 2019-08-13

Public transport strike: Delays at Amsterdam’s airport BRUSSELS (AP) — Amsterdam’s busy Schiphol Airport is warning passengers about likely delays due to a nationwide public transport strike. Most Dutch buses, trains, trams and ferries lay idle Tuesday as unions held a one-day strike as part of a campaign against rising retirement ages. Schiphol s...
11:39 2019-05-28

Georgia panel delays clemency ruling for condemned man The state parole board is holding a clemency hearing for a Georgia prisoner scheduled for execution this week for the killing of an off-duty prison guard....
06:39 2019-06-20

Smart meter delays could mean higher bills for millions Four million homes on prepay gas and electricity meters could see higher bills due to delays in the rollout of smart meters, says the competition watchdog....
12:39 2019-06-07

HUD Delays Disaster Preparation Money for Puerto Rico The housing department announced that it would distribute funds for disaster prevention efforts to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after first helping nine states....
03:00 2019-08-03

Stocks soar after US delays plans for some China tariffs Stocks tore higher on Wall Street after the U.S. government said it would delay new tariffs on certain goods imported from China and remove tariffs on other goods entirely...
19:26 2019-08-13

Lottery win delays summer job talk for college student TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A father-son talk about a summer job is on the backburner after a New Jersey college student won a $1 million lottery prize. Kristopher Chrysanthopoulos’ dad had invited him to lunch to talk to the 20-year-old about the need for a summer job. During the ride, he decided to...
13:52 2019-06-05

U.S. removes some China tariffs, delays others as talks continue The U.S. Trade Representative office on Tuesday removed certain items from the China tariff list due to "health, safety, national security and other factors."...
23:00 2019-08-13

Type 1 diabetes: Drug delays onset by 2 years A placebo-controlled, double-blind trial finds that teplizumab delays the onset of type 1 diabetes by a median of 2 years among high-risk individuals....
19:26 2019-06-10

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be delayed until early September if you’re flying American....
16:26 2019-06-10

Advocates decry delays in release of migrant kids Immigrant advocates say the federal government is allowing migrant children at a Florida facility to languish in "prison-like conditions" instead of releasing them promptly to family....
02:13 2019-06-01

Four-vehicle collision causes delays on Prince, Romero roads TUCSON – A four-vehicle crash is blocking a west side intersection Thursday morning. Tucson Police Department responded to the intersection of Prince and Romero roads after 10 a.m. Police say a man appears to have a pre-existing injury, but is alert and conscious. Details are limited at this time....
00:13 2019-08-09

U.S. Delays Some China Tariffs Until Stores Stock Up for Holidays President Trump pushed off imposing a new 10 percent tariff on cellphones, laptop computers, toys and other goods until Dec. 15. Some other items were excluded altogether....
02:13 2019-08-14

Huawei delays the launch of its foldable phone until September If you were thinking about ditching the Galaxy Fold in favor of the Mate X after the former was delayed, think again. Huawei has told CNBC that is also pushing back the release of its folding phone to spend more time testing the hardware. The launch,......
14:26 2019-06-14

Britain delays decision on Huawei's role in 5G networks Britain on Monday postponed a decision on whether Huawei could participate in building next-generation 5G mobile networks until it had a clearer picture of the impact of U.S. measures taken against the Chinese company....
22:26 2019-07-22

Beyond Boeing: Airbus delivery delays to eat into JetBlue's growth JetBlue Airways says it will take a maximum of six Airbus A321neo planes this year, down from an expected 13, a delay that the airline expects to hit its growth in the coming months....
19:52 2019-07-23

US delays China tariffs for laptops and mobile phones The US is to delay imposing 10% tariffs on a number of Chinese products including laptops and phones until December - helping Wall Street shares bounce back after a big sell-off....
18:26 2019-08-13

Trump delays illegal immigrant deportation plan President Trump has called off his plan to start deporting up to 2,000 illegal immigrant families — for now. “At the request of Democrats, I have delayed the Illegal Immigration Removal Process (Deportation) for two weeks,” he tweeted Saturday. The pause will give time “to see if the Democrats and R...
00:13 2019-06-23

Unusually wet spring delays California crops, damages others LOS ANGELES (AP) — California growers are frustrated by an unusually wet spring that has delayed the planting of crops like rice and damaged others including strawberries and wine grapes. Rice grower Kurt Richter said Tuesday that storms forced him to wait weeks to start seeding his land in Colusa C...
00:39 2019-05-22

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that political wrangling is delaying a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Facebook coul...
23:52 2019-05-24

Railroad crossing repairs cause traffic delays in Marana TUCSON – The arm of a railroad crossing in Marana is malfunctioning after it was damaged during a hit-and-run collision, Marana Police Department reported Friday afternoon. According to MPD, the railroad affected is located at Cortaro Road and the UPRR tracks. Motorists are advised to expect l...
23:39 2019-05-24

SEE IT: Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said....
19:00 2019-07-15

Sports Direct delays results, guidance could be affected Sports Direct has delayed the publication of its preliminary results due to problems integrating House of Fraser and increased scrutiny of its accounts which could affect its guidance....
08:39 2019-07-15

Two planes collide at Amsterdam airport causing delays EasyJet service to London and KLM flight to Madrid collided while reversing from gatesTwo planes have collided at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, causing hours of delay for hundreds of passengers.An easyJet Airbus A320 bound for London and a KLM Boeing 737-800 heading to Madrid were both reversing awa...
23:00 2019-07-09

Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays Russia’s space agency says a Russian Proton-M rocket has successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit after days of launch delays...
20:39 2019-07-13

Gas line checks cause traffic delays on eastside intersection TUCSON – Tucson fire and police departments are assisting Southwest Gas Corp with traffic control on Tucson’s eastside Thursday morning. TFD says they working line checks east of Speedway Boulevard and Kolb Road. Motorists are asked to consider alternate routes. 10:30am: Tucson Fire & @Tucson...
17:52 2019-08-16

Trump delays tariffs on imported autos for six months President Trump faced a Saturday deadline to make a decision on recommendations by the Commerce Department to protect the U.S. auto industry from imports on national security grounds. ...
18:13 2019-05-21

UN Security Council delays response to Libya air strike The United Nations Security Council has failed to deliver a joint statement on the bombing of a migrant detention center in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Diplomatic sources said US officials delayed agreement on a text....
06:26 2019-07-04

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill....
18:13 2019-05-24

Trump Administration Delays Ban on Huawei Working With U.S. Firms The Trump administration extended the length of a license that has enabled China’s Huawei Technologies to continue working with U.S. customers despite national-security concerns....
22:52 2019-08-19

China's GAC Motor delays U.S. entry on trade frictions GAC had an aggressive goal to sell cars in the U.S. in early 2020 but is now postponing that target as tariffs threaten to make imports from China too expensive....
21:00 2019-05-22

Revolution weather lightning delays, beat Rapids 2-1 Teal Bunbury scored his 50th MLS goal and the New England Revolution beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 in a match that included three weather delays       ...
13:52 2019-07-05

WW2 bomb disposal to cause delays at Frankfurt Airport on Sunday Passengers using Frankfurt Airport on Sunday should brace for possible delays as some routes will be altered while engineers dispose of a World War Two bomb, operating company Fraport said on Friday....
20:26 2019-07-05

India delays mission to land a rover on the moon India's historic mission to land a rover on the surface of the moon was called off Monday due to a "technical snag," the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said....
07:13 2019-07-15

It's too soon to tell if DeepMind's medical AI will save any lives A DeepMind AI can predict whether someone will get acute kidney injury 48 hours before it occurs, but it's too soon to tell if the tech will actually make a difference...
20:52 2019-07-31

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and market advantage....
23:39 2019-07-10

The NHS is setting up a lab for medical artificial intelligence The National Health Service in England is setting up a research lab to build artificial intelligence that could help treat conditions including cancer, dementia and heart disease...
14:13 2019-08-08

Medical conditions that cause muscle wasting Conditions that can cause muscle wasting include muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and spinal muscular atrophy. Treatment may include dietary changes and exercise. Learn more here....
22:52 2019-06-11

Maine to end non-medical exemptions for vaccinations AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Gov. Janet Mills has signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for required vaccinations in Maine. With the Democrat’s signature Friday, Maine will end non-medical vaccine opt-outs by 2021 for students at public and private schools and ...
21:52 2019-05-24

Best medical alert systems of 2019 From 2012 to 2050, the number of US citizens over 65 years of age will almost double from just over 43 million to nearly 84 million according to the United States Census Bureau. While the baby boomers can expect an increased life expectancy for enjoying retirement, most will also want to preserve th...
22:39 2019-06-22

Why we're fighting the American Medical Association The AMA protects corporate interests, not doctors and patients – and now it’s trying to stop Medicare for AllThis Saturday, nurses, physicians, and medical students plan to walk out of their clinics and onto the streets of Chicago to confront the American Medical Association at the organization’s an...
09:13 2019-06-06

Why Are These Medical Instruments So Tough to Sterilize? Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the market....
20:52 2019-08-07

Rename Bengal To Bangla: Trinamool Congress MP Demands In Rajya Sabha The TMC Thursday demanded in the Rajya Sabha that West Bengal be renamed as Bangla in three languages-- Bengali, English and Hindi to restore the actual identity of the Bengali people....
18:52 2019-06-27

Dad demands probe after mystery illness kills daughter, her husband in Fiji The father of a Texas woman who died along with her husband in Fiji came forward Monday and said he wanted an independent US investigation into the mysterious illness that killed them. Mark Calanag, the father of Michelle and David Paul, told ABC News that he has been in contact with the US embassy ...
01:26 2019-06-05

Hong Kong leader apologizes as protesters press demands for her to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handling of a bill that would have allowed people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
16:39 2019-06-16

Massive San Juan protest demands Puerto Rico governor resign Hundreds of thousands of people marched in San Juan on Monday to demand Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from 2017 hurricanes....
05:26 2019-07-23

Europe demands Iran reverse course as Tehran violates the nuclear deal Drew Angerer/Getty Images The European signatories fighting to save the Iran nuclear deal in the wake of America's unilateral withdrawal last year expressed concern in response to repeated violations of the 2015 agreement by Tehran this past week. The European Union, the United Kingdom, France, and...
03:52 2019-07-08

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging services — including encrypted apps — by next week, citing a blanket refusal by the Trump administration to comply with earlier requests. House Oversight...
01:52 2019-07-02

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought to downplay fears of possible disruption....
18:13 2019-06-15

Councilman demands city build new school for disabled kids in Queens Instead of wasting millions of dollars on a facelift for a 116-year-old Queens building unfit for disabled children, the city should build a new state-of-the-art school like it’s doing for kids in Staten Island, a City Councilman contends. The School Construction Authority will break ground this sum...
02:26 2019-08-04

Carnage must stop in northwest Syria demands Lowcock, as attacks intensify After 80 days of intensifying attacks, many on health facilities, “the carnage must stop” in northwest Syria, said the UN relief chief on Thursday, noting that more than 70 civilians had been killed this month alone across the last rebel-held enclave of the country....
02:39 2019-07-19

'Free Hong Kong!': protesters' demands widen as rallies continue Demonstrators back on the streets for first time since last week’s storming of legislatureTens of thousands of protesters have marched to keep up the pressure on the Hong Kong government to withdraw a controversial extradition bill, in the latest of a series of mass rallies that have drawn millions ...
14:26 2019-07-07

Former lawyer demands $1M in unpaid fees from Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher Eddie Gallagher avoided further jail time after being found not guilty of war crimes, but he's facing new legal trouble: The Navy SEAL's former lawyer is seeking up to $1 million from him in unpaid fees. The case raises questions, however, about the attorney's relationship with a nonprofit group tha...
18:39 2019-08-20

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
01:13 2019-06-15

Trump Ties Mexico Tariff Threats to Hefty Immigration Demands To eliminate the U.S. threat of tariffs of up to 25% on all Mexican imports, the two countries must resolve a highly contentious U.S. demand: that Mexico take all asylum seekers fleeing poverty and violence in Central America or block them from entering Mexico at all....
06:39 2019-06-01

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as children walked out of classes around the world to back her demands for urgent action to curb carbon emissions....
23:52 2019-05-24

Green demands force European brewers to raise their drinks game European brewers expect they will need to tell more demanding drinkers as much about the environmental impact of a beer as its taste in the next decade as Europe enforces pollution laws....
21:00 2019-06-03

Arvind Kejriwal Demands Hike In Delhi's Share In Central Taxes Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday wrote to Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, demanding that Delhi's shares in central taxes be raised in view of its......
00:00 2019-07-19

House Judiciary demands answers on Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide The House Judiciary Committee on Monday sent a letter to the federal Bureau of Prisons with a bipartisan demand for answers on the shocking behind-bars death of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. “The apparent suicide of this high-profile and — if allegations are proven to be accurate — part...
04:26 2019-08-13

China Demands US Cancel Potential $2.2 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan China demanded Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles, adding fuel to......
16:39 2019-07-09

Special Status Demands Likely In PM's NITI Aayog Meet Today: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair NITI Aayog's fifth governing council meeting at the Rashtrapati Bhavan today. This would be the first meeting of the planning body after the BJP-led National......
03:39 2019-06-15

Airbus demands chance to bid for IAG's surprise Boeing narrow-body order Airbus called on Thursday for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG which stunned industry executives at this week's Paris Airshow by ordering 200 of Boeing's grounded 737 MAX....
17:00 2019-06-20

Hong Kong Leader Apologises As Protesters Press Demands For Her To Quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handling of a bill that would have allowed people to be......
19:39 2019-06-16

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border without the additional protections for migrant children that liberals had sought....
03:39 2019-06-28

France's Macron demands answers after dual national detained in Iran French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday demanded an explanation from Iran after the arrest last month of Franco-Iranian dual national Fariba Adelkhah, an incident that complicates Paris' efforts to defuse tensions in the region. ...
23:13 2019-07-15

South Korea demands proof from Japan for accusation of export violations South Korea said on Friday it deeply regrets accusations by some senior Japanese officials that South Korea did not enforce proper export control and Japan must present clear evidence for its assertion....
11:13 2019-07-12

Pelosi demands Trump recall Senate to consider reforms aimed at gun violence House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote directly to President Trump on Thursday to demand that he use a little-invoked constitutional power to recall the Senate from its recess so it can address gun violence....
14:00 2019-08-09

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council of Muslims says officers need coaching in cultural sensitivity....
22:13 2019-06-05

Presidential candidates back U.S. women's soccer team's pay-equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup holders keep obliterating the opposition in their pursuit of a fourth title in France....
15:52 2019-06-18

Fresh Hong Kong protest ends peacefully with demands unmet HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong have ended their overnight siege of police headquarters peacefully, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill and police to apologize for heavy handed tactics are unmet. By daybreak Sa...
04:00 2019-06-22

Nunes demands public release of Mueller's 'backup and source documentation' Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, called Friday for the public release of all of special counsel Robert Mueller's "backup and source documentation," a call that goes even further than most Democrats' demands for more transparency around Mueller's report.Though...
06:39 2019-06-01

KPMG eyes pensions sale amid audit reform demands KPMG is drawing up secret plans to sell one of its largest advisory businesses as it grapples with reforms aimed at curbing the scale of the big four accountancy firms' consulting work for audit clients....
20:26 2019-06-28

Unesco demands answers from Peru over impact of new Machu Picchu airport Peruvian government warned it must be consulted over plans to locate airport near world heritage sites that include the Inca citadel and Sacred ValleyUnesco has sent a letter to the Peruvian government demanding information about the construction of a new airport near Machu Picchu and what impact it...
16:52 2019-08-09

Italian prosecutor demands jail term for alleged trafficking kingpin Italian prosecutors demanded on Monday a 14-year prison term for an alleged people-smuggling kingpin extradited from Sudan in 2016, dismissing suggestions they had caught the wrong man....
21:00 2019-06-17

Mamata Banerjee Accuses BJP Of Scam In Ujjwala Scheme, Demands Probe Accusing West Bengal BJP leaders of being involved in a scam relating to the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said it needs to be probed as lot of complaints......
20:26 2019-07-21

Car2stay: Frustrated Man Builds Fence Around Car2go Parked in His Driveway, Demands Fee After Seattle property-owner Dan Smith tried unsuccessfully for hours to have a Share Now (formerly car2go) car removed from his property, he took an unconventional approach. He constructed an elaborate barricade around the Mercedez-Benz.Read more......
20:26 2019-05-31

Councilwoman demands Hurricane Sandy work audit from new NYCHA chairman Welcome to New York, Greg Russ! One New York City Councilwoman is greeting the Housing Authority’s new chairman with a broadside demanding improved oversight over still-ongoing Superstorm Sandy Reconstruction work at Lower East Side developments, following a crane collapse and other fiascos. The let...
02:00 2019-08-10

Family demands answers in police shooting of 17-year-old California girl Details of the encounter in Anaheim remain unclear, but authorities claim the girl was armed, a point the family disputesPolice in southern California are facing questions over the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old girl, who her family say was unarmed when she was shot near her home on Friday evening....
23:00 2019-07-09

After Report Claims US Cyber Attacks On Russia, Trump Demands Sources US President Donald Trump has asked The New York Times to disclose its sources behind the report that claimed that his government was ramping up cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid as a sign......
20:39 2019-06-18

Devin Nunes demands release of Mueller report source material A top Republican is joining Democrats’ calls for the public release of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s source material. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, made his demand in a Friday tweet, saying the documents will prove that Mueller’s investiga...
22:26 2019-06-01

Peru leader demands confidence vote on anti-corruption plan LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra is calling on the nation’s congress to usher through five reforms aimed at quashing endemic corruption through a vote of confidence. If legislators reject the bid, the president would have the right to dissolve congress. Vizcarra called for ...
04:00 2019-05-30

| Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities says, joining other southern African nations in calling for the global ban on the trade in tusks to be relaxed....
02:39 2019-06-12

Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' survives demands for emergency halt A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected emergency bids to temporarily set aside its recent decision allowing the Trump administration to enforce a "gag rule" that could strip Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers of federal funding for family planning....
03:39 2019-07-12

Donald Trump to land in UK amid rising anger over trade demands US ambassador’s suggestion that NHS should be ‘on the table’ in future negotiations sparks alarmDonald Trump will land in the UK on Monday amid anger over comments made by his ambassador suggesting the NHS should be “on the table” in future trade negotiations.His visit also came as cabinet ministers...
02:39 2019-06-03

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seoul and Tokyo have clashed over compensation to WWII forced laborers....
13:26 2019-07-12

'Biggest protest since fall of Communism' demands the resignation of 'Czech Trump' Tens of thousands of Czechs took to the streets of Prague on Sunday, taking part in what its organizers described as "the biggest protest since the fall of Communism."...
00:39 2019-06-24

Democrats' demands for Trump's taxes, McGahn testimony are 'all for show:' Sen. Cornyn Sen. John Cornyn pushed back Wednesday against efforts by House Democrats to obtain President Trump's taxes and financial records, while demanding testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn. ...
22:39 2019-05-22

Russia demands Google stop advertising 'illegal' protests on YouTube Russia is intensifying its pressure on Google to censor political dissent in the country. Media overseer Roskomnadzor has sent a letter to Google insisting that it stop promoting "illegal mass events" on YouTube. It didn't like that YouTube channels......
01:13 2019-08-12

Ohio lawmaker blames mass shootings on 'drag queen advocates,' marijuana and open borders in Facebook rant An Ohio lawmaker has stirred up controversy with a Facebook rant blaming the recent mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on the breakdown of “traditional American family,” gay marriage and “drag queen advocates” among other things....
08:39 2019-08-06

US customs outage delays thousands of travelers in airports across country Social media posts show serious congestion as ‘temporary’ issue affects hubs including JFK and LAXThousands of travelers at US airports faced delays late on Friday because of an outage of US Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) processing systems, officials said.The outage has already caused major ...
01:26 2019-08-17

Cops bust subway saboteur likely behind hundreds of train delays Police nabbed an alleged subway brake puller late Thursday — and are investigating if he’s the suspect responsible for causing more than 700 commute-crushing delays since February alone, police said. Brooklyn resident Isaiah Thompson, 23, was arrested just before midnight Thursday at his Bedford-Stu...
17:00 2019-05-24

| US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer The Democratic chairperson of the US House Intelligence Committee says he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interference....
15:26 2019-05-23

Swarm of bees delays Marlins-Padres game in San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — The game between the Miami Marlins and San Diego at Petco Park was being delayed Sunday afternoon by a swarm of bees that settled onto a microphone attached to the netting near the Padres’ dugout. With Padres rookie Josh Naylor about to bat with two outs in the third inning, p...
02:13 2019-06-03

Supporters angry over delays in receiving Cricket World Cup tickets • Organisers play down fears• Dozens of fans vent their furyCricket World Cup organisers have played down complaints from fans who have failed to receive their match tickets, saying the problem is “absolutely normal” for major events and would be addressed.Fans were told to expect delivery six weeks...
00:39 2019-05-30

Active shooter scare at Honolulu airport delays flights Flights were being delayed and hundreds of people were waiting to go through security screening at Honolulu's airport on Tuesday after an active shooter scare....
06:39 2019-06-19

The Latest: British govt delays vote on Brexit bill LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The British government has delayed plans to hold a vote on its key Brexit bill, as Prime Minister Theresa May faces remorseless pressure from her Conservative Party to step down. May previousl...
14:39 2019-05-23

Huawei delays the foldable Mate X to avoid Samsung’s mistakes In the wake of Huawei’s US export ban, its easy to forget that the company was due to launch one of the first folding phones to hit the market. The $2,600 Mate X was set to go head-to-head with Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, but after the Korean giant delayed the device due to mishaps with early review unit...
02:13 2019-06-15

Uber and Lyft increased traffic delays in San Francisco by 40 percent Uber and Lyft say they help cut down on vehicle congestion, but a new analysis of San Francisco traffic found they did the opposite over a six year period...
15:39 2019-05-21

The Latest: Female pitch invader delays final briefly Play was momentarily stopped in the 18th minute of the Champions League final when a scantily dressed woman streaked onto the pitch        ...
22:00 2019-06-01

5G and Huawei: Mobile networks race ahead as government delays While the race for Number 10 continues, the UK's mobile networks are gambling that the new Prime Minister will let them use Huawei equipment in their 5G networks....
15:39 2019-07-09

Publisher delays US release of Naomi Wolf book, ‘Outrages’ NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Wolf’s U.S. publisher is postponing the release of her new book, “Outrages,” after a BBC interviewer challenged some of her findings. Wolf is openly objecting to the delay. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced that “new questions” had come up about ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Transport for London will collect Wi-Fi data to warn you about delays on the Tube From July 8, Transport for London (TfL) will begin using Wi-Fi data from mobile devices to analyze the flow of passengers through Underground stations, helping predict delays and congestion.TfL has been quick to dispel any privacy worries, noting that all data will be depersonalized so you can'...
16:52 2019-05-22

Highways England cancels or delays one in three major road schemes News 19 Jul, 2019 Highways England was meant to start 112 major road schemes between 2015 and 2020, but 39 have been cancelled, paused or delayed...
19:26 2019-07-19

Watch: Delays reported after plane skids off Newark runway No injuries were reported Saturday when a United Airlines flight from Denver skidded off a runway at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey....
01:26 2019-06-16

Customs computer system crash causes nationwide airport delays “#CustomsApocalypse.” The US Customs and Border Protection agency’s computer system experienced a nationwide shutdown Friday — causing major delays and massive lines at airports. “This is really a big deal,” wrote one Twitter user. “Arriving passengers to be proce...
04:13 2019-08-17

Serial subway saboteur caused nearly 750 delays since March: report The emergency-brake-yanking scoundrel who has been scuttling subways during rush hour is responsible for hundreds of commute-crushing train delays since March alone, according to a report. The rail reprobate, who sources say has been using an MTA master key to sneak into conductor cabs and grind tra...
18:00 2019-05-23

Trump delays new tariffs on Chinese phones, toys until mid-December The Trump administration will delay new tariffs on some Chinese imports until mid-December after widespread complaints from businesses and exempt other items because of health, safety, and national security concerns....
04:13 2019-08-14

FCC blames Commerce Department for 5G weather scare, spectrum delays A dispute between the FCC and Department of Commerce is threatening to delay 5G deployments and create unfounded scares about the technology, Ajit Pai says.Read More...
17:52 2019-06-13

US delays tariffs on key Chinese goods, prompting market surge The US has announced a delay imposing tariffs on certain Chinese products that had been earmarked for the measure from next month. China has said the tariffs were "not a constructive way" to resolve the trade conflict....
20:52 2019-08-13

Newron delays schizophrenia drug trial after FDA raises concerns Swiss-listed drugmaker Newron must delay a trial of its prospective schizophrenia medicine evenamide after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration raised concerns about central nervous system (CNS) events that have emerged in rats and dogs....
12:13 2019-05-28

Huawei Mate X camera and processor just got a huge upgrade thanks to delays The Huawei Mate X foldable phone launch has been delayed several times since we first saw it in February, with November currently the likely date according to an exclusive TechRadar report – you'd be right, therefore, in thinking it could be a little out-of-date when it eventually launch...
13:26 2019-08-20

US delays tariffs on some Chinese-made electronics until December 15th The Trump administration announced a tariff earlier this month on an additional $300 billion of Chinese imports that was to take effect from September 1st, but the 10 percent levy will only kick in then for about half of the goods. The tariff on othe......
21:13 2019-08-13