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WHO Report Finds No Public Health Risks Or Abuse Potential For CBD

A World Health Organization (WHO) report has found no adverse health outcomes but rather several medical applications for cannabidiol, a.k.a. CBD, despite U.S. federal policy on this cannabinoid chemical.<p>According to a preliminary WHO report published last month, naturally occurring CBD is safe and …


New Yorker fires Ryan Lizza over alleged 'improper sexual conduct'

The New Yorker magazine announced Monday it had fired Washington correspondent Ryan Lizza following an allegation of sexual misconduct.<p>“The New Yorker recently learned that Ryan Lizza engaged in what we believe was improper sexual conduct,” a spokesperson said in a statement. “We have reviewed the …

Ryan Lizza
Renewable Energy

An Obamacare Surprise in the Mail: New Insurers and New Costs

WASHINGTON — Meg and Robert Holub were surprised to receive a letter last week welcoming them to a new health insurance plan and telling them to pay $3,483 by Jan. 8.<p>“We have received your application for individual and family coverage effective 1/1/2018,” the letter said. The only problem: They …

Health Care

Trump Calls Jerusalem Plan Step Toward Peace, but It Puts Mideast on Edge

JERUSALEM — Palestinians burned photos of President Trump in Gaza, and the walls of the Old City were illuminated with the American and Israeli flags on Wednesday, as Mr. Trump made good on his campaign pledge to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.<p>In a much-anticipated speech from the White …


UPS Stock Soars on Deutsche Bank Upgrade to 'Buy'

Shares of United Parcel Service (UPS) rose more than 3% in afternoon trading Monday following an upgrade to "Buy" from "Hold" at Deutsche Bank, with …


Trump Says He's 'Unbeatable' in 2020 on Tax Cut, Stock Rally

President Donald Trump, fresh off a victory in the Senate that puts him a step closer to passing a tax-cut bill by year-end, declared himself …

Donald Trump

Flat Earth Researcher Told He Can't Blast Himself Into the Sky at 500 MPH on Public Lands

61-year-old stuntman and amateur Flat Earth theory researcher “Mad” Mike Hughes, who planned to launch himself some 1,800 feet up at 500 miles per …

Mojave Desert

Anti-LGBTQ lawmaker resigns over gay sex scandal

Republican Ohio state Rep. Wesley Goodman may have also previously assaulted an 18-year-old.<p>A vocally anti-LGBTQ lawmaker has resigned his position after being caught having sex with another man. Wesley Goodman, a Republican Ohio state representative serving his first term, resigned earlier this …


World's first human head transplant a success, controversial scientist claims

The world's first human head transplant has allegedly been performed on a corpse in an 18 hour operation which successfully connected the spine, nerves and blood vessels of two people.<p>The operation was carried out by a team led by Dr Xiaoping Ren of Harbin Medical University, China, who last year …


Germany replaces US as country with best international image

Germany enjoys the best reputation of any country in the world, according to the latest Nation Brands Index. The survey found that there is much more …

Sigmar Gabriel

Records: Man posed for photo with dead wife, then cut her up

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A homeless man posed for photos with his dead wife, along with their newborn and toddler, before dismembering her body in a Kansas City hotel room, according to court records.<p>Justin Rey, 35, who was arrested last month after being found with the remains at a Kansas storage …

Health Care