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Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials

A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly.<p>Based on decades of research, the resolution says that mother’s milk is …

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In About-Face on Trade, Trump Vows to Protect ZTE Jobs in China

SHANGHAI — As China and the United States go toe-to-toe on trade and maneuver ahead of a historic North Korea meeting next month, an unlikely obstacle has emerged: a second-tier Chinese electronics maker, ZTE.<p>The company said last week that it had halted “major operating activities” after being …

Is Colorado's homeless surge tied to marijuana legalization?

An 8% rise in homelessness has fueled speculation over whether legalization boosted the numbers of displaced in America’s unofficial legal cannabis capital<p>Annie Mae Noel has been on the streets since her Denver house, which had been in her family for more than a century, went into foreclosure in …

Why America will regret legalizing marijuana

The Democrats have a new moral crusade. It's youth-oriented and free of identity politics. It's got nothing to do with Trump, or Russia. Today's …

You'll Never Guess What Jeff Sessions Just Said About Marijuana

Is the weed industry's biggest opponent having a sudden change of heart?<p>This year truly is turning out to be an impressive one of marijuana firsts. …

Plan to Storm Fence Gets Bloody Preview in Gaza

GAZA CITY — For weeks, Palestinians protesting along the fence between Gaza and Israel have conjured up the idea of swarming across the barrier, a mass of tens of thousands of people too numerous for Israeli soldiers to arrest or even to shoot.<p>And Israelis have been worrying aloud about what their …

North and South Korea Set Bold Goals: A Final Peace and No Nuclear Arms

SEOUL, South Korea — The leaders of North and South Korea agreed on Friday to work to remove all nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula and, within the year, pursue talks with the United States to declare an official end to the Korean War, which ravaged the peninsula from 1950 to 1953.<p>At a …

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The Dalai Lama Wants to Return Home

The impact of the 19th Communist Party of China congress and affirmation of President Xi Jinping as China’s ‘most powerful’ leader in decades seems …

Man Suspected of Stealing 600 Bitcoin Mining Rigs Breaks Out of Icelandic Prison

Either this man is really good at doing crimes or Iceland is really bad at security. Authorities say a man who is suspected of being the mastermind …

Shenzhen's Homegrown Cyborg

Three days with Naomi Wu, the face of China's cyberpunk city.<p><i>This article appears in the April issue of VICE magazine.</i><p>Huaqiangbei, the famed electronics bazaar in Shenzhen, China, hums with the chaotic unity of a thousand symbiotic organisms. Stacks of circuit boards, cables, and colorful …

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Oakland mayor fires back at Sessions: 'How dare you distort the reality' to advance 'racist agenda'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (D) hit back at Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsEducation Dept to relax rules …

America Is Giving Away the $30 Billion Medical Marijuana Industry

Lyle Craker is an unlikely advocate for any political cause, let alone one as touchy as marijuana law, and that’s precisely why Rick Doblin sought …

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Meth, the Forgotten Killer, Is Back. And It’s Everywhere.

PORTLAND, Ore. — They huddled against the biting wind, pacing from one corner to another hoping to score heroin or pills. But a different drug was far more likely to be on offer outside the train station downtown, where homeless drug users live in tents pitched on the sidewalk.<p>“Everybody has meth …

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

After Donald Trump Said It, How News Outlets Handled It

Lester Holt opened the “NBC Nightly News” on Thursday with a parental warning: “This may not be appropriate for some of our younger viewers.”<p>His counterpart at “ABC World News Tonight,” David Muir, described President Trump “using a profanity we won’t repeat.”<p>And Jim Acosta, CNN’s chief White House …

Will Legal Cannabis Thrive Or Get Shutdown? 2018 Will Tell

California’s Berkeley Patients Group will be selling recreational cannabis starting at 6 A.M. on January 1st. They’ll be kicking off what is sure to be a pivotal year in Cannabis – one way or the other.<p>The industry has been expanding rapidly in sales and geography. North America spending on legal …

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Snowden's New App Turns Your Spare Android Phone into a Pocket-Sized Security System

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has helped create a new way to protect you from potential snoops.<p>Snowden joined with the Freedom of the Press …

Android Phones

This Evangelical Leader Denounced Trump. Then the Death Threats Started.

Jen Hatmaker is one of the most popular religious figures in America—and she is paying a steep price for speaking out for what she believes.<p>Last fall, Jen Hatmaker, a popular evangelical author and speaker, started getting death threats. Readers mailed back her books to her home address, but not …

Roy Moore

The Scaramucci Post Tweeted The Most Outrageous Poll About The Holocaust

"Do not make light of that evil and loss."<p>Anthony Scaramucci’s new media organization is sparking outrage for asking readers how many Jews they thought had been murdered during the Holocaust.<p>Twitter users accused The Scaramucci Post, which President Donald Trump’s former communications director …

First-ever Israeli inhaler transforming marijuana into prescribed doses

Syqe Medical develops only known metered-dose cannabis or plant-material inhaler.<p>><br>• ><p>CEO of Syqe Medical, Israel's leading medical marijuana firm, …

Trump: North Korean leaders 'won't be around much longer' if they strike US

If North Korea's foreign minister hoped to draw a response from U.S. President Donald Trump with his Saturday speech to the U.N. General Assembly, he succeeded.<p>"Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N.," the president tweeted late Saturday. "If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket …

Trump after 'lock her up' chant: Talk to Jeff Sessions

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump told an Alabama crowd Friday night that if "Crooked Hillary" Clinton had won the 2016 election, "you would not have a Second Amendment."<p>"You'd be handing in your rifles," Trump said. "You'd be turning over your rifles."<p>The comment was met by chants of "lock …

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France: Court finds topless photos violated royal's privacy

NANTERRE, France (AP) — A French court ruled Tuesday that photographers and gossip magazine executives violated the privacy of Britain's Duchess of …

Longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone apologizes for racist comments after cannabis industry threatens to boycott his speech

Roger Stone, a longtime Republican strategist and frequent advisor to President Donald Trump, is apologizing for racist and misogynistic remarks he made after cannabis activists and executives threatened to boycott his keynote speech at an industry conference in September.<p>The calls for a boycott …

Denver elevates immigration stance with an ordinance that advocates hail as supportive but ICE calls “dangerous”

An elevated immigration policy stance approved Monday night by the Denver City Council boils down easily: Don’t ask about anyone’s status, don’t …

Robert E. Lee's great-great grandson 'fine' with removing Confederate statues

Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's great-great grandson condemned last weekend's deadly attack in Charlottesville, Va. as "sad" and "senseless" and suggesting that it would be "appropriate" to move Confederate statues to museums.<p>"Eventually, someone is going to have to make a decision, and if that's …

Zuckerberg vows to remove hate speech on Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday weighed in on the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend.<p>The Facebook CEO promised the social network will take down any post that "promotes or celebrates hate crimes or acts of terrorism." He also condemned neo-Nazis and white …

Rights & Freedoms

US government demands details on all visitors to anti-Trump protest website

Privacy advocates call warrant for IP addresses of 1.3 million people who visited inauguration protest website an unconstitutional ‘fishing expedition’<p>The US government is seeking to unmask every person who visited an anti-Trump website in what privacy advocates say is an unconstitutional “fishing …

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