Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) to File Bill Legalizing Hemp

Hemp and marijuana are the same species, but hemp has a negligible amount of THC, the psychoactive compound that gives marijuana users a high. Since the US has been out of the hemp game for some time, harvesting innovations haven't occurred. More..

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"I Believe Their Client Was Congress": Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower

Facebook announced Wednesday that it's overhauling its security and privacy settings in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal . Wylie said in response, "I believe their client was Congress". "I bel...More..

Trump hails California county that balked at sanctuary law
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Trump hails California county that balked at sanctuary law

The council for the O.C. city of Los Alamitos voted last week to opt out of the sanctuary state status. Orange County Supervisor Michelle Steel proposed a resolution passed on Tuesday condemning the sta...More..

Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin to resign, Trump to nominate his personal physician
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin to resign, Trump to nominate his personal physician

Pentagon official Robert Wilkie would serve as interim department chief until Jackson receives Congressional approval, the president added. Things soured early this year as Shulkin was the subject of a damnin...More..

India should have 'learnt lessons' from Dokalam stand-off: China
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

India should have 'learnt lessons' from Dokalam stand-off: China

The India-China JEG is a minister-level dialogue established in 1988 during the visit of prime minister Rajiv Gandhi to China. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Hua Chunying said that "Last year thanks t...More..

Mega Millions jackpot swells to $502 million
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Mega Millions jackpot swells to $502 million

The jackpot has a cash option prize, which is estimated to be about $274.5 million. The nation's 10th largest prize in lottery history is up for grabs Friday, as the Mega Millions estimated jackpot climbs t...More..

by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Wednesday is your week's best… cooler heading into the Easter weekend

The threat of heavy rain is over, but the light rain that's fallen all afternoon has continued this evening. Thursday: A cold front will get closer to the region on Thursday with more clouds increasing thro...More..

Suspect linked to suspicious packages in DC found in Everett
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Suspect linked to suspicious packages in DC found in Everett

The packages were sent to Fort McNair , Fort Belvoir, Joint Base Anacostia - Bolling, the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, and the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) in Dahlgren, Virginia. Parcels arri...More..

France pays tribute to 'hero' cop, victims of jihadist attack
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

France pays tribute to 'hero' cop, victims of jihadist attack

Macron said of Beltrame: "In offering himself as a hostage to the terrorist holed up in the Trebes supermarket, lieutenant colonel Beltrame saved the life of a civilian hostage, showing exceptional self...More..

Latest Forecast: Snow Ends As Another Storm Approaches
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Latest Forecast: Snow Ends As Another Storm Approaches

Thursday looks partly to mostly cloudy and even warmer. Clouds increase Thursday as a low-pressure system moves towards the region from the southwest, with rain overnight into Friday tapering to rain sho...More..

by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

'They Don't Care': Whistleblower Says Cambridge Analytica Aims To Undermine Democracy

Wylie was also quizzed on the use of data in the 2016 Brexit referendum, which has become a hot topic in Britain. During a lengthy session in which MPs from across the political spectrum on the culture, media...More..

Reaction to Remington Arms Declaring for Bankruptcy
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Reaction to Remington Arms Declaring for Bankruptcy

In 2015, another gunmaker, Colt Holdings Co., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection . The company was cleared of wrongdoing in the Sandy Hook shooting , but investors wanted nothing to do with it. Whil...More..

Census: Decision to add citizenship question draws protest
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Census: Decision to add citizenship question draws protest

It helps communities determine where to build schools, hospitals, grocery stores and more . The Department of Commerce must provide Congress with a copy of the final wording of the census by March 31. Some R...More..

Expectations from meeting in Varna — Turkey-EU
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Expectations from meeting in Varna — Turkey-EU

But in a familiar pattern of public recrimination, Turkey's minister for European Union affairs, Omer Celik, said Ankara viewed the summit as "an important opportunity to move our relations forward" and tha...More..

Roads blocked in Catalonia in protest at leader's detention
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Roads blocked in Catalonia in protest at leader's detention

Spanish authorities accuse Puigdemont, 55, of rebellion and misuse of public funds in organizing an unauthorized referendum on independence for Catalonia . Catalan parliament speaker Roger Torrent appealed f...More..

Europeans Join US In Kicking Out Russian Diplomats
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Europeans Join US In Kicking Out Russian Diplomats

As well as the attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal, who are still fighting for their lives having been found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury on 4 March, Turnbull cited interference in elections and threats t...More..

Karnataka poll date leak: Election Commission sets up probe panel
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Karnataka poll date leak: Election Commission sets up probe panel

Rawat told reporters here. The EC also said that April 24 will be the last date to file nominations and April 27 will be the last date for withdrawal of candidature. Reacting to the controversy, West Bengal Chi...More..

PM Modi uses radio to address farm woes, talks on MSP
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

PM Modi uses radio to address farm woes, talks on MSP

The site was "dysfunctional" and all memberships were done through the party's official website, it said. Rahul made the statement referring to a media report that quoted a French security researcher claiming...More..

Russia's Putin declared victor in presidential vote
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Russia's Putin declared victor in presidential vote

Also facing mounting domestic pressure over his unwillingness to confront Putin, the White House said Wednesday Trump agreed in a call with French President Emmanuel Macron "on the need to take action to ho...More..

Celebrities Take To The Streets, Social Media For March For Our Lives
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Celebrities Take To The Streets, Social Media For March For Our Lives

Kilmurray will be joined in Madison by Memorial students Nazish Khan, Zaria Whitacre and Meira Smit. "Now it feels like we lost our sense of security". I can say something for once and make my voice heard. "Z...More..

Minutes Expects Record Audience From Stormy Daniels
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Minutes Expects Record Audience From Stormy Daniels

She has been trying to invalidate a nondisclosure agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election so she can discuss her relationship with Trump , which she said began in 2006 and continued for...More..

European Union leaders await final word from Trump on tariffs
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

European Union leaders await final word from Trump on tariffs

The tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminium were due to come into force today (23 March). Europe, Australia and South Korea will be among a significant list of trading partners to be initially exempt fro...More..

Furor erupts around Indian PM Modi's app over alleged data sharing
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Furor erupts around Indian PM Modi's app over alleged data sharing

In their defence, the Congress called Prasad a " minister of lies", and asked the BJP that if Cambridge Analytica was involved in stealing data, then why did it take its services and whether it would register ...More..

Taiwan shares close lower following US China tariff plan
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Taiwan shares close lower following US China tariff plan

China's commerce ministry warned that a 15 percent tariff on 120 goods worth nearly $1 billion - including fresh fruit, nuts and wine - would be imposed if the United States fails to reach a "trade compensa...More..

RS victory soothes Yogi's bruised ego, SP-BSP may huddle closer now
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

RS victory soothes Yogi's bruised ego, SP-BSP may huddle closer now

BJP is also reading between the lines of Mayawati's press conference on Saturday to say she wishes to be the senior partner in the alliance for 2019, as she cited her seniority and maturity to Akhilesh. Naras...More..