Marijuana Is Set To Become Legal Across Canada


On Oct. 17, Canada becomes the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace. Uruguay launched legal sales last year, after several years of planning. It’s a profound social shift promised by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and fueled by a desire to bring the black market into a regulated, taxed system after […]

Google’s Waze Expands Carpooling Service Throughout US


Google will begin offering its pay-to-carpool service throughout the U.S., an effort to reduce the commute-time congestion that its popular Waze navigation app is designed to avoid. The expansion announced Wednesday builds upon a carpooling system that Waze began testing two years ago in northern California and Israel before gradually extending it into Brazil and […]

Florida Panhandle Bracing for Category 4 Hit from Michael


Michael’s leading edge careened onto northwest Florida’s white-sand beaches as a still-growing Category 4 hurricane Wednesday, lashing the coast with tropical storm-force winds and rain and pushing a storm surge that could cause catastrophic damage well inland once it makes landfall. The unexpected brute quickly sprang from a weekend tropical depression and grew swiftly into […]

BREAKING: Trump Has Accepted Nikki Haley’s Resignation


President Trump has accepted Nikki Haley’s resignation as UN Ambassador, according to two sources briefed on their conversation. The timing of her departure is still unclear, the president promised a “big announcement” with her at 10:30 a.m. Axios, which first reported the news, reported that Haley discussed her resignation last week when she visited Trump […]

CATEGORY 2: Hurricane Michael, Takes Aim At North Florida


Hurricane Michael intensified into a Category 2 over warm Gulf of Mexico waters Tuesday amid fears it would strike Florida on Wednesday as an even stronger hurricane. Mandatory evacuations were issued as beach dwellers rushed to board up homes just ahead of what could be a devastating hit. A hurricane hunter plane that bounced into […]

Outcry As Jews Create Own Group In German Far-Right Party


Jewish members of the far-right Alternative for Germany party, or AfD, met in the southwestern German city of Wiesbaden on Sunday to create a Jewish section within the party — a move that drew strong condemnation from other Jews. Nineteen people joined the new “Jews in the AfD” group, local media reported. A leading member […]