Brad Oliver

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Private Equity Fund Eyes The Business Of Pot

A couple of guys with serious investment banking experience are moving into the marijuana business. They've launched the first multimillion-dollar private equity fund devoted entirely to what they like to call the "cannabis space."<p>It started when Brendan Kennedy was working at the Silicon Valley …

What the Pope Meant by His Gay-Priests Comment

Francis' quiet push toward inclusiveness continues.<p>As has become his trademark, Pope Francis is making changes without changing anything.<p>On the papal plane on the way back from Brazil, the pope took questions from the press corps (a sign that John Allen, of <i>New Catholic Reporter</i>, suggests is …

Mexican state of Colima allows same-sex civil unions

<b>Colima has become the latest Mexican state to allow same-sex couples to enter into civil unions after a majority of local authorities passed a change in the state's constitution.</b><p>Legalisation on same-sex unions falls under state legislation, and a number of states have divergent rules.<p>Mexico City …

John McCain: We Don't Need 20,000 More Border Agents

Adding 20,000 additional Border Patrol agents is not necessary to pass immigration reform, a top Republican said on Tuesday.<p>Sen. John McCain …