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House Republicans lash Mnuchin, Mulvaney behind closed doors

GOP lawmakers booed the Trump administration officials for their debt ceiling stance.<p>It was supposed to be a call to unity.<p>Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney joined a closed-door GOP Conference meeting Friday to try to rally wary Republicans …

'Despicable Me 3' and 'Baby Driver' win, 'The House' doesn't

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Minions are still a box office force and original stories are scoring big, but not the R-rated comedy — even with Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler behind it.<p>Studio estimates on Sunday say that Universal Pictures and Illumination's "Despicable Me 3" earned $75.4 million over the …

How Donald Trump Shifted Kids-Cancer Charity Money Into His Business

<b>LIKE AUTUMN LEAVES</b>, sponsored Cadillacs, Ferraris and Maseratis descend on the Trump National Golf Club in Westchester County, New York, in September for the Eric Trump Foundation golf invitational. Year after year, the formula is consistent: 18 holes of perfectly trimmed fairways with a dose of …

Donald Trump

If You Bought Marijuana Stocks on 4/20, You Could Be 4200% Richer

On April 20, also known as 4/20, or “Weed Day,” three years ago, recreational marijuana was illegal in all but just two states: Colorado and …

Best-Designed Marijuana Shops Across America Photos

With each passing year, it seems the societal taboos around marijuana are slowly fading into thin air. Consider, for example, the following fact: According to a recent Gallup Poll, support for cannabis legalization in the U.S. is up to 60 percent—an all-time high. What's more, 28 states and the …

Cannabis

'We have a long way to go': ex-marines speak out amid sexual harassment row

Husband and wife took rare step of coming forward, calling for radical change to root out the kind of ‘reprehensible’ behavior exposed over secret Facebook page<p>Two former Marine Corps colonels are calling for a radical change of culture to root out the kind of “reprehensible” sexual harassment …

Trump's USTR nominee pledges tough enforcement of U.S. trade laws

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's choice for the top U.S. trade negotiator on Tuesday pledged an "America First" strategy to aggressively enforce U.S. laws and trade deals to stop unfair imports and push China to scrap excess factory capacity.<p>Robert Lighthizer, the U.S. Trade …

The First Weed Drive-Thru Is Coming Soon

The Board of Trustees for Parachute, a Colorado town clearly named in preparation for express high services, has approved a license for the …

Canopy Growth tells Mettrum customers a recall will ‘never happen again’

Canada's largest publicly traded marijuana company says it has made "numerous process and personnel changes" at its newly acquired Mettrum Health operations that will prevent a repeat of last year's product recall.<p>Prior to the friendly takeover, Mettrum announced a product recall in November after …

White House Opens Door To Crackdown On Recreational Marijuana

Trump pledged to respect states' rights on marijuana during his campaign. This may signal a reversal on that promise.<p>White House press secretary Sean Spicer suggested during a press conference Thursday that the federal government may crack down on states that have legalized recreational …

Denver social marijuana advisory group works through details — but disagrees about alcohol

Denver city officials have brought together a disparate group to advise them on how to implement the city’s first-of-its-kind social marijuana use …

Ohioans could buy limited amount of medical marijuana every 90 days, under draft: See more proposed rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio patients would be able to buy 6 ounces of medical marijuana for vaporization during a 90-day period under draft rules released …

Will Jeff Sessions enforce federal marijuana laws in states with decriminalized weed?

America's legal weed industry — which, according to one estimate, might be worth $50 billion by 2026 — is looking to the future with trepidation. …

White House may boost recreational marijuana enforcement: spokesman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The administration of President Donald Trump may ramp up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana use, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, setting up potential conflicts in states where the drug is legal.<p>People pack a glass bowl with marijuana during …

Cops Found $1.25 Million of Weed Growing in an Abandoned Nuclear Bunker

Once British police got past the blast doors to the underground lair, they uncovered 20 rooms brimming with thousands of weed plants.<p>When the British Ministry of Defense built a nuclear bunker in the English town of Chilmark in 1985, it was supposed to act as a government safe house in the event of …

Is marijuana stronger than it used to be? Here's what the science says.

If you've ever smoked up with someone who lived through the 1960s, you may have heard them remark that marijuana is much stronger than it used to …

Here's Where Colorado Spends Its Skyrocketing Pot Tax Revenue

The first state to legalize recreational adult use of marijuana is now funding a host of programs with the proceeds.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Colorado moved first into creating a regulated recreational marijuana system, and the state is starting to see the …

Financial analysts say purchasing shares of WEED right now is like "buying Amazon in 1997"

Marijuana is transforming into the darling of daring investors, and the nascent legal weed industry is excited about the prospects for profits. But there are many risks to investing in this tricky business. Canopy Growth, a Canadian cannabis holding company, is representative of the hope and …

Vehicle Everyday Carry Loadout

Having a personal EDC kit at each layer has been well covered on the Loadout Room. However, most of us spend hours in our vehicles, living at various …

Self Defense

How to Make Your Mind Happy, According to Neuroscience

Everybody is talking about mindfulness… but nobody seems to be able to explain clearly what the heck it really is. Ask people and you’ll hear, “Umm, …

Where to Get the Best Sandwich In Every State

From sea to shining sea—and ham to melted cheese.<p><i>This story was written by our friends at Spoon University.</i><p>There is nothing more freeing than being able to hold an entire meal in the palm of your hand and know that a superb variety of flavors and textures await you with every bite. Okay, maybe not …

BT Broadband, Plusnet and others face second day of outage

Britain’s largest internet service provider continues to struggle with power issues, causing outages across the country<p>BT Broadband and Plusnet customers are facing a second day without internet access, as the UK’s largest internet service provider, and its competitors, struggle with further power …

This Photoshop Battle Starring Peter Dinklage Is The Best Thing You'll See All Day

Everything is better with Peter Dinklage and Photoshop.

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Europe’s new laws could cost you 4% of your revenues

What’s 4% of your company’s global annual revenues? Are you prepared to pay this amount in fines?<p>This is what you might face if you’re not paying attention to new data privacy developments in Europe, as penalties for mishandling European citizen data apply to all companies, not just those …

Online Privacy

Why Israeli Bandages are like Pepperidge Farm Bread

To quote the late comedian Mitch Hedberg, “<i>You know that Pepperidge Farm bread, that stuff is fancy. That stuff is wrapped twice. You open it, and it</i> …

Gun silencer sales are booming

Gun silencer sales are on fire.<p>The number of registered silencers surged 38% from last year to 792,282 in February 2015, according to the most recent figures from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. There were 571,750 licenses in March 2014.<p>"It's getting to be more mainstream," …

Two Things You Must Have To Survive In The Wilderness

Primitive FireHow many blog posts have you read where the author talks about their bug-out bags and you think, “Holy cow, just the pack alone costs …

Springfield Armory Introduces XD(M) Threaded Barrel Versions

Springfield Armory has introduced threaded barrel versions of its popular XD(M) pistol. A Lipsey’s exclusive, the new 4.5-inch XD(M) threaded barrel …

30 Warm Places We'd Rather Be Right Now

We're currently spending our summer days in the office, but we're all dreaming of the same thing: warm sunshine and sandy beaches. Here are 30 places we'd like to escape to immediately.<p>Aruba<p>Western Australia<p>Mexico City<p>Florida Keys<p>Belize<p>Oahu, HI<p>The Sahara Desert<p>New Zealand<p>Panama<p>Benguerra Island, …

Apocalypse Essentials: The Almost Serious Survival Guide

The world didn’t end in 2012 (whew).<p>But things could still get hairy sometime in the future. So, what would you need to carry on after the grid …