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As China Dominates Drug Manufacturing, Expert Says US Should Protect Medicine as a Strategic Asset

As Chinese companies increasingly dominate manufacturing in the global pharmaceutical market, an expert says it is high time for U.S. policy makers …

China

What every cannabis investor should be paranoid about

Recreational cannabis is projected to grow to a $50 billion market by 2026, but many obstacles remain. Here's everything you need to know to protect …

Cannabis

U.S. Needs China More Than China Needs the U.S.

To avoid Trump's disastrous trade war, three things need to be addressed.<p>Not one to be outdone by any adversary, Donald Trump has upped the ante in a rapidly escalating trade war with China, threatening an additional $100 billion of tariffs on top of the initial round of $50 billion. In doing so, …

Economics

The U.K. firm that took ‘fake news to the next level’ using private information from 50M Facebook profiles

The Canadian who blew the whistle on an alleged propaganda scheme using a data mining breach at Facebook says it “took fake news to the next …

Science Finally Explains How Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells And It’s Pretty Amazing

Below is a video of Dr. Christina Sanchez, a molecular biologist at Compultense University in Madrid, Spain, clearly explaining how THC the main …

The Holy Grail of Energy

The Holy Grail of Energy<p>Renewable energy is one of the farthest reaching, most visible, and pressing issues facing the planet. Out of the viable …

Connecting People Through News

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

2018 State of the Union Fact-Check

Reporters from The New York Times checked the facts, falsehoods and statements in need of context from President Trump’s first State of the Union address. Watch a replay along with real time analysis here, and read an annotated transcript of the speech.<p>economy<p><b>“Since the election, we have created</b> …

Immigration

What is Ripple?

<i>By Shawn Gordon</i><p>What is Ripple? Technically speaking, is Ripple a cryptocurrency in the mold of Bitcoin? The short answer is probably “no,” but that …

Internal CSIS document details 'mega trends' set to alter economy, society, security

From cryptocurrencies, to artificial intelligence, to the rise of millennials, a top-secret document by Canada's spy agency explores the so-called "mega trends" on its radar and details how they will transform the economy, society and security.<p>The evolution of these trends – set to play out over …

The 17 biggest money lessons of 2017 to end up richer and wiser — and ready for 2018

As the sun sets on 2017, it’s time to look back at a year when the stock market — and cryptocurrencies like bitcoin — roared, Donald Trump spent his …

Hamilton lawyer suspended for facilitating fraudulent mortgages

NewsNov 01, 2017 by Natalie Paddon The Hamilton Spectator<p>A Hamilton lawyer has been temporarily ordered off the job after a Law Society of Upper …

Law Society

Cannabis is Canada’s moment to lead the world

Sometimes it takes someone from outside Canada to make us realize what a great thing we have going.<p>A few years ago, a Brazilian investment firm, 3G Capital, bought Canadian coffee icon Tim Hortons. In 1995, Labatt Brewery was swallowed up by Interbrew from Belgium, which was in turn merged with …

Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers

Print Media

Advertisers between rock and hard place over 'Hannity' sponsorship

Advertisers are yet again caught in the crosshairs of politics with no place good to go.<p>Five brands, including coffeemaker company Keurig, tweeted over the weekend that they would avoid advertising on Fox News' "Hannity." The show's advertisers were targeted on Twitter over the weekend by Angelo …

Roy Moore

Pituitary Tumor: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

I. General Questions About a Pituitary Tumor or Pituitary Adenoma<p>1. What causes a pituitary tumor or adenoma to develop?<p>Pituitary tumors and …

Feature: Richmond Hospital becomes passport mill

Richmond is Canada’s epicentre for a booming, unregulated birth tourism industry emerging from China.<p>Wealthy Chinese nationals are showing up at …

Ngamba, the island of the apes

<b>(CNN) —</b> Cut off from the mainland, Ngamba Island is a world away from the rest of Uganda. Perched in the waters of Lake Victoria, this lush outcrop, a short boat journey from Entebbe, is an idyl and a haven for mankind's closest relation.<p>Chimpanzees face exploitation by humans, whether through …

Chimpanzees

114 best free resources for startups

Products, tools, guides, etc... I'd love to hear what people consider the best free resources that they are using at their company!

ABC News – Breaking News, Latest News, Headlines & Videos

Interest Successfully Added We'll notify you here with news about <br>AlertTag Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest?<p>Off …

Royal Weddings

Dad confronts lawmaker over health care bill - CNN Video

Geoff Ginter confronts Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-CT), one of the architects of American Health Care Act, about why he is not happy with the GOP health care bill that passed the House of Representatives.

Health Care

The many paths from Trump to Russia

The many paths from<br>Trump to Russia<p>Special Counsel Robert Mueller and committees in both chambers of Congress are investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether there were any links or coordination between the Trump orbit and the Russian government. Here is a summary of known …

Donald Trump

'You have to watch, you have to bear witness' - CNN Video

CNN's Clarissa Ward reflects on why -- despite all she's witnessed covering the Syrian civil war -- these horrifying images of asphyxiating children are particularly hard to take in.

War

Gasping for life: Syria's merciless war on its own children - CNN Video

Toddlers gasping for air, their parents convulsing beside them- these were the horrors that befell a Syrian village struck by a deadly gas last month.

Middle East

Toronto housing market frenzy may be subsiding, some realtors say

Although Ontario’s tax hasn’t delivered the same shock as the Vancouver version, it will undoubtedly make a difference to some buyers and sellers, …

A photographer captured these dismal photos of life in North Korea on his phone

As North Korea continues its saber-rattling about nuclear strikes, we still know very little about the country.<p>The North Korean government is notoriously secretive. Upon entering the country, visitors are instructed on what they can and cannot take pictures of. Customs agents inspect your cellphone …

North Korea

Nigerian Artist Spends Up to 200 Hours Creating Hyperrealistic Pencil Portraits

Nigerian artist Arinze Stanley creates hyperrealistic pencil art that captures the spirit of his subjects. His incredible portraits, which can take up to 200 hours to complete, are nuanced artworks that tell as much about Stanley’s patience and dedication as they do about the sitter.<p>Stanley’s …