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Female jazz musicians raise their voices against sexism

<b>IVETTE FELICIANO:</b><p>Composer and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington is a three-time Grammy award winner. Perhaps the most prominent female drummer in jazz, …

Sexual Harassment

Disney Hints That Skrillex Might Be A Part Of The Next Big Animated Film

It was an exciting surprise to see <b>Skrillex</b> make a cameo in <b>Disney</b>‘s animated film <b>Wreck-It Ralph</b> in 2012 and apparently the DJ/producer is back for …

Animation

Ultra Music Festival Finally Drops Phase 2 For 20th Anniversary [FULL LINEUP]

<b>Ultra Music Festival</b>‘s signature event in Miami is just a month out and phase 2 has finally been unleashed!<p>Acts including <b>Jauz</b> and <b>Oliver Heldens</b> have …

More Proposed Medical Marijuana Legislation Advances in Oklahoma

An Oklahoma House committee passed a medical marijuana regulation bill this week on the heels of a Senate committee doing the same.<p>House Bill 3468, …

Tennessee Marijuana Arrests Vastly Outpace Other Drug Arrests

• 44 percent of Tennesseans support the legalization of marijuana for medical use only, according to a 2017 Vanderbilt University Poll<br>• 34 percent are in …

'There Is No Such Thing As Medical Marijuana,' Says US Health Secretary

Medical marijuana doesn't exist as far as the federal government is concerned. That's the message US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar …

MI: State To Accept Medical Marijuana License Applications Starting Friday

The doors at the state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs will open at 8 a.m. Friday to begin accepting applications and fees from people …

Trump Puts Boeing at a Disadvantage Against Chinese Aircraft Makers

If there’s a poster child for the tonic the current U.S. government has delivered to the country’s corporate sector, it’s Boeing Co.<p>Fueled by Chief …

A Trade War Will Lead To A Recession

Like many market watchers, I monitor a number of economic indicators, which I periodically revisit to assess the current economic backdrop (here's a …

Economics

Trump trade war: China vows retaliation if tariffs bite

<b>China has warned that it does not want a trade war with the US, but will not sit idly by if its economy is hurt.</b><p>Zhang Yesui, spokesperson for China's National People's Congress, made the comments amid controversy over Donald Trump's announcement of tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.<p>The US …

Monero Price Tops $350 Ahead of March 14 Hard Fork | Investopedia

The price of cryptocurrency Monero has soared nearly 25% in just a week's time. In the final days of February, Monero traded for around $275 per …

Waka Flocka and DJ Whoo Kid Remix Lil Pump's "Gucci Gang"

The Turn Up Godz are back.<p>On Saturday afternoon, Waka Flocka and DJ Whoo Kid unleashed their own remix of Lil Pump’s hit “Gucci Gang.” It was an …

Migos Added A Live Band To Their ‘Stir Fry’ ‘SNL’ Performance And It Turned Their Energy Way Up

After showing off some of their comedic chops in an irreverent promo with Charles Barkley, Migos hit the <i>Saturday Night Live</i> stage to perform their hit single, “Stir Fry.” As opposed to many of their recent performances of the smash single, this time they added a live band. It turns out that was all …

7 Things You Probably Don't Know About Canada's Proposed Recreational Marijuana Tax

With adult-use legalization likely by this summer, the taxation of cannabis is expected to play an important role in the industry's success.<p>Marijuana …

Startups Weekly: Raising huge sums quickly

Hey, did you know that TechCrunch sends out a weekly newsletter rounding up the latest startup news?<p>Well, we do! But for as-yet-unidentified technical reasons, it doesn’t seem to have gone out today, so I’m publishing it here.<p>And if you haven’t subscribed yet, what are you waiting for?<p><b>1. What does</b> …

California Cannabis Real Estate Loans

<i>Delancey Street</i> is a premier real estate lender on cannabis investment properties in California. If you’re an investor, a dispensary owner, or a …

Predictions, Envelopegate and Time's Up! Everything to Know About Sunday's Oscars Ceremony

Get ready movie lovers, the 90th annual Academy Awards are just days away!<p>Ahead of one of the film industry’s biggest night, here’s a breakdown of …

I'm A Conventional Medicine Doctor. Here's What Made Me Embrace Alternative Medicine

Confession: Three years ago I knew nothing of functional and naturopathic medicine. Sure, I was aware of acupuncture and chiropractic, but I never …

"Amazon-Coin" Replacing Bitcoin?...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?<p><b></b><b>1 — Amazon-coin?</b><p>More than half of respondents in a new LendEDU survey said they would use an Amazon-created cryptocurrency for purchases on the site. More than 58% of Prime users …

Cryptocurrency

Watch Johnny Depp perform with Stone Temple Pilots

The actor played two songs with the San Diego band, including a cover of MC5's 'Kick Out The Jams'<p>Johnny Depp joined Stone Temple Pilots on stage on …

Navarro says 'no exclusions' on steel and aluminum tariffs

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> White House trade adviser Peter Navarro says no countries will be excluded from upcoming steel and aluminum tariffs set to be imposed by the Trump administration, including the United States' greatest allies.<p>"There's a difference between exemptions and country exclusions," …

Donald Trump

There may be five types of diabetes

Diabetes is currently said to exist in essentially two variations: Type 1 and Type 2. But a group of medical scientists believe that division is overly simplistic.<p>Writing in a study published by <i>The Lancet: Diabetes & Endocrinology</i> this month, a team of international researchers propose that there …

50 Cent Savagely Trolls Hospitalized Rick Ross

<b>50 Cent</b> has no boundaries when it comes to his savagery on social media. The ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’ rapper trolled <b>Rick Ross</b> on Instagram Saturday …

I'm a financial planner, and these are the 4 factors that will determine your financial success

Financial planning can be very complicated because you have to balance all the information and changes in your life.<p>To simplify the process, here are four factors that have the biggest impact on your probability of success.<p>1. How long you work affects your retirement income<p>This is one of the …

Retirement

A $6,625 Investment in This Dividend Stock Could Generate More Than $1,000 in Annual Income Within 5 Years

Visible growth makes this dividend stock a compelling option for retirees or those looking to work less in the future.<p>Income-seeking investors tend …

Sufjan Stevens confirmed to perform at the Oscars

He'll perform 'Mystery of Love'.<p>Sufjan Stevens has been confirmed to perform at the 2018 Oscars ceremony.<p>The singer is nominated in the Best Original …

Former LAPD Cop Greg Kading Believes Pac and B.I.G. Will Never Get Justice

<i>Words by Comfort Nnana Kalu</i><p>Two new television specials will be released this month surrounding the murders of <b>Tupac Shakur</b> and <b>Christopher “The</b> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Ka-Ching! Here's How Much Marijuana Colorado Sold Last Year

Chalk up another year of double-digit legal weed sales growth for the Rocky Mountain state -- but don't get too excited.<p>The marijuana industry is …

Cannabis