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The truth behind pro tennis away from the elite: Cheating claims, financial struggles and players throwing matches

<i>In the first of a three-part series on the state of tennis away from the elite tour, Telegraph Sport learns the effects of high travel costs and pitiful prize money.</i><p>It was Christmas Day 2016, and Jay Clarke was desperately trying to find somewhere – anywhere – in Hong Kong to make a video call to …

"NUTS!" — Brig. Gen. Anthony McAuliffe's 1944 Christmas Letter

<i>Editor’s Note: In honor of Christmas, we proudly publish the text of Brig. Gen. Anthony McAuliffe’s 1944 Christmas letter to the U.S. 101st Airborne</i> …

Topless female activist tries to swipe baby Jesus statue from Vatican Nativity scene

A bizarre scene unfolded in Vatican City on Christmas Day when a topless female activist, while screaming “God is woman,” attempted to snatch a baby Jesus statue from a Nativity scene — but was quickly whisked away by police as she lunged for it.<p>The woman, who also had “God is woman” painted in …

Vatican

The Sin City Bucket List: 50 Things You Have to Do in Vegas Before You Die

With Las Vegas casinos offering so many over-the-top gambling, dining, and entertainment options now, you can take a trip there and never feel a need …

These Groundbreaking Migraine Prevention Drugs Just Smashed Clinical Trials

"We hope this marks the start of real change."<p>A series of late-stage drug trials are showing great promise for a completely new generation of …

What life is like inside Saudi Arabia's '5-star prison' — the Ritz-Carlton where some of the kingdom's richest and most powerful elites are being held

More than 200 members of Saudi Arabia's elite, including 11 princes, are now being detained at what is quite literally a gilded prison: the Ritz-Carlton hotel in the capital, Riyadh.<p>Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is widely seen as the muscle behind the recent anti-corruption purge as he …

Hospitality

Ducks Weekly: Power Players Calendar Shoot

A 1965 Study Revealed Sugar Causes Cancer—Why Was There a Cover-Up?

A new paper published in PLOS Biology this week brought to light a controversial 1965 study, funded by the sugar industry, that was never published …

New bill would allow for use, sale and growth of marijuana in St. Louis

The bill aims to free up law enforcement resources to focus on more serious, violent crime in the city.

Cannabis

Scot given three-month jail sentence for touching Dubai man's hip

A British man has been sentenced to three months in prison in Dubai for touching a man's hip in a bar, according to campaigners.<p>Jamie Harron, from Stirling, was arrested in July over the incident in which he said he put his hand on a man's hip to avoid spilling a drink in a crowded bar.<p>The …

South-east Asia

Arizona man receives death threats for handing in guns to police

First rule about gun club: you’re not allowed to leave gun club.<p>A Phoenix man who posted pictures on Facebook giving his guns over to local police …

Egypt puts 17 allegedly gay men on trial for 'debauchery'

The trial of seventeen men accused of being homosexuals has begun in Cairo. The case is part of a wider crackdown on homosexuality in the …

LGBTQ

How Marines Held the Line At the Chosin Reservoir

Accurate Chinese snipers, the brutal cold, and a lack of food were just some of the rough aspects allied forces faced while occupying the Chosin …

The most respected medical journal in the US just eviscerated a drug that's cost taxpayers over $1 billion

A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine poses a really important question to lawmakers and taxpayers alike.<p>Over the past five years, why has the US government spent $1 billion on a drug that is no more effective than alternatives that are tens of thousands of dollars cheaper per …

Medicine

Are Any Pre-Rolls Worth Your Money?

Are they worth the money? I smoked some to find out.<p>Willie's Reserve joints are available throughout Denver.<p>www.williesreserve.com<p><b>Willie's …

Nico’s Nuggets: Purple Pot – How Does It Happen?

<b>Hi Nico! I recently grew some Granddaddy Purps, but they never turned purple. The buds had the taste and smell, just not the color. I heard flushing</b> …

American Indian tribes plan to make marijuana a cash crop

As more states legalise the recreational and medicinal use of marijuana, American Indians are looking to grow the crop on tribal land<p>American Indian tribes are looking to become the beneficiaries of the “green gold rush” as the legalisation of marijuana spreads from state to state.<p>With four states …

Illinois looks toward legal marijuana with bills in House and Senate

Illinois, one of the nation’s most populous states, could soon join the ranks of the limited few with recreational marijuana following the filing …

Club Drugs Are Having a Moment

Here are five that have made their way into the hearts of medical researchers.<p>When the Drug Enforcement Administration decides it really doesn't like a drug, your odds of learning anything useful about it become very, very slim. Take marijuana, for instance: The DEA still classifies it as a …

Consciousness

Patrick Stewart reveals daily medicinal marijuana use to treat arthritis

Due to the release of <i>Logan</i>, Sir Patrick Stewart has undertaken an extensive promotional tour, talking about everything from superheroes to …

Is the White House Serious About Cracking Down on Weed?

<i>This article first appeared on Reason.com.</i><p>On February 23, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested that the Justice Department (DOJ) under …

8 of the Best Irish Whiskies for St. Patrick's Day

NEXTEat like a New Yorker at Bowery Petit<p>Jameson 2017 St. Patrick's Day Limited Edition Bottle<p>Let's start with the best-known Irish whiskey–in fact, …

Whiskey

Can I fly with my legal weed? The skies are surprisingly friendly for marijuana users

Even though it’s part of a federal agency, the TSA doesn’t really care about your pot<p>Marijuana is legal now in eight states and medical marijuana is legal in 28. That's a lot of places where at least some people can possess the demon weed. But what if you're in one of those places and you want to …

Jodie Emery on her shocking arrest—and two nights in jail

The so-called “princess of pot” and her husband, Marc Emery, will fight trafficking and conspiracy charges—and continue their political …

Green Dragon (Marijuana-Infused Liquor)

These are fancy words for heating up marijuana and alcohol at a low temperature to make an infusion. Nitrous oxide forces THC into the alcohol. Voila: weed vodka.<p>Servings: 6-10<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>cannabis<p>alcohol (I recommend vodka)<p><i>I recommend using 3.5 grams of cannabis per 750 milliliters of alcohol. This</i> …

Alcohol

Your Guide to Steve Rogers' Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Evil Year

If you’re reading Marvel comics right now, then you’re probably aware that while Steve Rogers has taken up the Captain America mantle once more, …

This Is What Marijuana Prices Look Like When It's Legalized

Pretty solid infographic breaking down the numbers of what marijuana prices are like when it’s legalized and taxed. Here’s to governments of Colorado …

We Tested Some of the Best Weed Vapes on the Market

Because if you're going to spend $200 on one, you should know what you're buying.<p><i>Photos by Jake Lewis</i><p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p><b>Reminder:</b> <i>Unless you live in any of the places where cannabis is legal for medical or recreational use, remember: It's still illegal to smoke it or vape it or</i> …

Cannabis

Weed bouquets now available for the stoner significant other

You won’t find this popular Valentine’s Day bouquet at the florist.<p>California couples are trading flower stores for marijuana dispensaries this year …

Meet the Scottish people who've hated Trump for a decade

If you ever needed proof that Scottish people take absolutely zero shit, just watch the clip above.<p>Filmed for <i>Full Frontal with Samantha Bee</i>, "The …