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‘No more DACA deal,’ Trump says as he threatens to ‘stop’ NAFTA if Mexico doesn’t better secure border

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump spent his Easter morning here on an anti-immigrant tirade, declaring Sunday that there would be no deal to legalize the status of undocumented immigrants known as “dreamers” and threatening to exit the North American Free Trade Agreement unless Mexico increases …

Immigration

Veterans Affairs Secretary Is Latest to Go as Trump Shakes Up Cabinet

WASHINGTON — After weeks of uncertainty atop the Department of Veterans Affairs, President Trump dismissed its secretary, David J. Shulkin, on Wednesday and announced he would replace him with the White House physician, Dr. Ronny L. Jackson, a rear admiral in the Navy.<p>If confirmed, Dr. Jackson, a …

The case against Facebook

It’s not just about privacy; its core function makes people lonely and sad.<p>Mark Zuckerberg is testifying before congress this week thanks to the company’s latest series of controversies, this time driven by accusations that the firm Cambridge Analytica abused Facebook data to help Donald Trump win …

Russia warns of retaliation after at least 100 diplomats expelled worldwide

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Russian government is threatening retaliation over one of the largest mass expulsions of its diplomats in history after more than 20 countries, including the United States, backed action by the UK over the poisoning of a former Russian spy in southern England.<p>According to state media …

Russia

Baton Rouge police officers won’t be charged in fatal shooting of Alton Sterling

Officials in Louisiana on Tuesday declined to charge two Baton Rouge police officers in the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling, one of a series of shootings that prompted nationwide protests in 2016.<p>Sterling, 37, was shot and killed after officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II responded to a call …

Law Enforcement

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says sorry in full-page newspaper ads

<b>(CNN) —</b> Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg took out full-page ads in several British and American newspapers Sunday to apologize for a "breach of trust" in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.<p>"You may have heard about a quiz app built by a university researcher that leaked Facebook data of millions of …

Donald Trump

Trump steel tariffs: IMF warns plan would hurt US

<b>The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has joined criticism of Donald Trump's plan to impose a 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% on aluminium.</b><p>The body warned that such a move would hurt the US as well as other countries.<p>It said others could follow the US president's precedent by claiming tough …

Donald Trump

SingularityNET’s Ben Goertzel has a grand vision for the future of AI

SingularityNET — an ambitious project to create a decentralized marketplace for AI — has raised a lot of money in its token sale. In around 60 seconds after opening the sale to the public, it sold out of the whole amount of available tokens (the AGI token), bringing the total raised to $36 …

Artificial Intelligence

Trump’s FCC has revealed plans to wipe out net neutrality

The proposal could open the door to what critics call online “fast lanes.”<p>The Trump administration on Tuesday set in motion its plan to repeal virtually all of the U.S. government’s existing net neutrality rules — a move that will soon deliver another major deregulatory win to telecom giants like …

Net Neutrality

This Is What Real Heart Doctors Do Every Day to Stay Healthy

If anyone knows how to prevent heart disease, it's cardiologists. Here are the heart-healthy diet tips, exercise routines, and other habits they …

Why Stress Makes You More Likely to Have a Heart Attack

Stress might seem like an unavoidable reality of modern life, but your body isn’t as quick to write it off as such: in fact, being stressed takes a …

Medical Research

A new study claims marijuana is tied to a threefold risk of dying from high blood pressure — but there's a catch

A new study suggests that anyone who smokes marijuana faces a threefold risk of dying from high blood pressure than people who have never used the drug.<p>Those findings sound alarming, but it's important to keep in mind that, like any study, this one has limitations, including that it defines …

High Blood Pressure

'Despacito' is now the most streamed song of all time

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Despacito" means "slowly" in Spanish, but the song's rise to the top has been anything but slow.<p>In a mere six months after its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the most streamed track of all time, according to Universal Music Latin Entertainment.<p>The song by …

Forget the U.S. Marijuana Market -- There Are Big Opportunities in the Rest of the World

While investors are anxious about what might happen with the U.S. marijuana industry, several international opportunities beckon.<p>Marijuana stocks …

Why a Former Top Indigenous Leader Is Starting Weed Grow-ops on Canadian Reserves

Ex-Assembly of First Nations national chief Phil Fontaine wants to help remote communities cash in on a growing green-ish industry.<p>Remote First Nations that might feel pressured to sign onto resource extraction projects for income and employment can now look to a greener solution: growing weed.<p>A …

What Marijuana Legalization in Canada Could Mean for the United States

America’s neighbor to the north is fast moving toward legalizing recreational marijuana nationwide, which would make Canada the second country in the …

You can now take a class on weed: University of Denver offers America’s first marijuana course

<b>(Yarygin via Shutterstock)</b><p>As marijuana becomes legal in more and more places, it’s becoming bigger and bigger business<p>Taylor Berman<p>April 8, 2017 7:29pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on the Fresh Toast.<p>As marijuana becomes legal in more and more places, it’s becoming bigger and bigger …

Cannabis

Evidence shows that marijuana works for pain, the medical reason most people want it — but doctors still have questions

The most common reason that people seek out medical marijuana is for chronic pain.<p>According to a report released earlier in January by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), that makes a lot of sense.<p>One of the strongest conclusions of the report, which provides …

Cannabis

The best back exercises to do at home without weights

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick exercises aimed at working your back and strengthening the surrounding muscles.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

Exercise

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The Healing Power of Self-Care in a World of Stress & Anxiety

<b>“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” ~Lao Tzu</b><p>I’ve always lived with a low hum of anxiety in the background, and lately it’s been …

Mental Health

Uber Pulls its Self-Driving Cars From San Francisco Streets

Uber has removed its fleet of self-driving cars from San Francisco streets on Wednesday after the California Department of Motor Vehicles revoked its vehicle registrations (via <i>Reuters</i>).<p>Earlier this week, the DMV ordered Uber to shut down its self-driving car test program and comply with regulations …

San Francisco

How clutter affects you (and what you can do about it)

Cleaning out your closet, emptying your inbox, putting things where they ‘belong.’<p>A few years ago, I worked at a web design agency as a product …

Resisting Donald Trump: Getting prepared to fight immigration raids and deportations

<b>Donald Trump (Getty/Chip Somodevilla)</b><p>Organizers say now is the time to prepare for resistance<p>Sarah Lazare<p>November 27, 2016 10:59am (UTC)<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>“After the election, we’ve been asking folks to prepare,” Armando Carmona, spokesperson for the National Day Laborer …

Immigration

What your mindless daily habits reveal about you, according to science

You can't make blanket statements, like "All people who cut up their food into tiny pieces are neurotic."<p>You also can't make definitive statements about individual people, like "You talked about yourself this entire conversation, so you're obviously a narcissist."<p>What you can do is look into the …

Psychology