Why Is Marijuana Banned? The Real Reasons Are Worse Than You Think

By Johann Hari Across the world, more and more people are asking: Why is marijuana banned? Why […]



Bell Helicopter cutting 200 jobs in Mirabel, Que.

Bell Helicopter is laying off an additional 200 employees at its Mirabel assembly plant north of Montreal […]

‘Happy birthday amore’ Giovanni Pernice smooches Georgia May Foote in loved-up online snap

STRICTLY COME DANCING’S Giovanni Pernice cutely referred to Georgia May Foote as his “amore”, when he wished […]

Tortoise superyacht looks like a floating fortress

With a radical interior and a shell that looks like it has been fortified, the 115ft Tortoise […]

George Hall Elementary School – A Title I Distinguished School Still Figuring Things Out

We have gotten used to hearing bad news about schools — particularly schools that serve children from […]

Europe’s markets lie in wreckage

Assets across the board got slammed on Thursday, as sentiment about a possible global slowdown continues to […]

OK Go’s New Zero-Gravity Music Video Is Out Of This World

OK Go is soaring to new heights in their latest, atmosphere-breaking music video. The band just released […]

OK Go’s New Zero-Gravity Music Video Is Out Of This World

OK Go is soaring to new heights in their latest, atmosphere-breaking music video. The band just released […]

Ronald Koeman sends warning to Southampton star after West Ham blunder

RONALD KOEMAN has advised Southampton’s Victor Wanyama to stop diving into tackles after the midfielder picked up […]

Disturbed folk musician Jeff Lang hits the Folk Fest’s Block Heater festival this weekend

Calgary Folk Fest’s inaugural Block Heater will bring more than 20 musicians to play venues along Calgary’s […]

U.S. House panel rejects measure to keep air traffic system in FAA

WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – A Republican-controlled U.S. House panel on Thursday turned back a Democratic attempt […]

EUROZONE ON BRINK OF RECESSION: France bank’s shares plummet 12% in A DAY

FRANCE could tip the ill-fated eurozone into recession as one of country’s biggest bank watched its share […]

One of Einstein’s last theories was just confirmed — but you would be shocked at how underestimated he was during his lifetime

On Thursday, a team of physicists heard and recorded the sound of two black holes colliding 1.3 […]

Canada sells most of its gold reserves

Canada is selling off most of its remaining gold reserves, mainly by selling gold coins, figures from […]

VTech ‘is responsible’ for kids’ data

The UK’s data privacy watchdog confirms that VTech remains responsible for protecting users’ data despite changes to […]

Cisco CEO: Executing well despite macro slowdown

Cisco Systems reported better-than-expected results, posting fiscal second-quarter earnings of 57 cents per share. read more >>> […]

‘We’re all Africans’ says Berlin film jury head Meryl Streep

BERLIN (Reuters) – Meryl Streep said on Thursday that she relished the opportunity to head up her […]

Vatican promotes Lent on Telegram

The Vatican is using the controversial instant messaging app Telegram to promote Lent read more >>> Source […]

GLOBALMARKETS-Shares plunge on global growth, bank fears; U.S. yields tumble

NEW YORK, Feb 11 (Reuters) – Stock indexes worldwide tumbled on Thursday on fears over the health […]

University A-level ‘safety net’ offers

A UK university is competing for students by promising places even if applicants miss by one A-level […]

Opal Sands Resort Opens in Clearwater Beach, Florida

The curvature of the property, designed by Design Duncan Miller Ullmann, gives every room a clear view […]

Zalec in Slovenia to build beer fountain to rival Paris’ Trevi Fountain

The town of Zalec, set in a valley known for its abundance of hops, said the beer […]

Morgan Stanley to pay $3.2bn settlement

Morgan Stanley will pay $3.2bn (£2.2bn) to US authorities to settle claims that it misled investors about […]

This drugmaker spent 2 years trying to buy another company — and now that it has, its shares are crashing (MYL)

Mylan, the generic drugmaker, has had its eye on a multi-billion takeover for a long time. Last […]

EastEnders’ Jessie Wallace splits from boyfriend Tim Arnold after he grew ‘tired’ of fame

HER on-screen alter-ego Kat Moon may have found her Mr Right, but actress Jessie Wallace’s love life […]

Mexico’s peso slumps to record low as global markets sink

MEXICO CITY, Feb 11 (Reuters) – Mexico’s peso tumbled to a fresh record low on Thursday as […]

Twitter disappoints investors as user growth hits wall

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc reported its first quarter with no growth in users since it went public, […]

Meryl Streep responds to movie diversity backlash: ‘We’re all Africans really’

When asked about the lack of diversity in the all-white jury for the Berlin International Film Festival, […]

Leicester ‘miracle’ inspires Swansea

Leicester City’s Premier League title challenge is inspiring Swansea’s fight against relegation says Francesco Guidolin. read more […]

Questions Grow Over Banks as Profit Warnings Pile Up

Questions are growing over the financial health of banks, particularly in Europe, as they face a toxic […]

Gino Vannelli vs. Honeymoon Suite: both play Edmonton this weekend

There’s something to be said for the lifers. You know, the musicians who stick it out past […]

Trader makes huge bet on energy rebound

One trader placed a big bet that one area of the energy market could make a major […]

Traveling A Million Miles With The Vice President Looks Pretty Awesome

A million miles is a lot of flying for anyone, including the vice president. According to official […]

Chrome on Android to get physical with new IoT beacon support

Google will soon roll out support in Chrome on Android for its discovery project for the Internet […]

Watch Peyton Manning And Magic Johnson Play ‘Egg Russian Roulette’

Peyton Manning’s post-Super Bowl media tour made a stop at “The Tonight Show” on Wednesday, where the […]

Online Dating Popularity Surges Among Americans

Fifteen percent of Americans participate in online dating, according to a new poll. The Pew Research Poll, […]

UPDATE 1-Brazil probes 3 deaths with Zika links, aims for vaccine in a year

BRASILIA, Feb 11 (Reuters) – Recent laboratory analyses identified Zika virus infections in three people who died […]

Budapest gets bitcoin taxis

Do you need a taxi and don’t have cash or a credit card? Well if you’re in […]

The Urgent Need for Silicon Valley to Lead a Smart and Civil Conversation on Inequality

There are very few issues that Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz, and Hillary Clinton all agree […]

Former Chelsea coach believes Jose Mourinho could bring John Terry to Man United

JOSE MOURINHO could bring Chelsea captain John Terry to Manchester United if he takes over from Louis […]

The “No Teacher Left Behind Act”

The Every Student Succeeds Act may bring a breath of fresh air to teachers that need it […]

IMF nominates managing director Lagarde for second term

The International Monetary Fund has nominated managing director Christine Lagarde for a second five-year term. read more […]

U.S. oil bankruptcies spike 379%

The crash in oil prices has caused a dramatic spike in the number of bankruptcies by oil […]

A woman who won over $500,000 for college says there are 2 things to know about any scholarship before you apply

Kristina Ellis, the author of “Confessions of a Scholarship Winner,” secured over $500,000 in scholarships and grants. […]

Teck Resources reports $459M loss in Q4 on lower commodity prices

Mining company Teck Resources is reporting a loss of $459 million in its fourth quarter, hurt by […]

Plans launched to install twin busts of Sir Neil MacCormick at Edinburgh University

Plans launched to install twin busts of Sir Neil MacCormick at Edinburgh University read more >>> Source […]

Harrison Ford’s broken leg on Star Wars set lands firm in court

LONDON (Reuters) – A production company that was involved in making “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will […]

Boeing is plunging after a report that the feds are investigating its accounting (BA)

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is reportedly investigating Boeing Commercial Airplanes accounting practices, with respect to […]

UK lawmakers tell Google to come clean on tax

LONDON (Reuters) – UK lawmakers accused Google on Thursday of trying to fool Britons into believing it […]

VIDEO: App ‘helps cut hospital waiting times’

Wigan Infirmary is using technology to improve waiting times, and staff believe it helps make theirs one […]

Johnny Reid set to heat up Canadian fans this winter

‘For me, it’s about connection and movement. I want people to feel a difference in their heart […]

Robin Williams’ Deleted ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Scenes Will Make You Cry

Say, “Hellloooooo,” to the tissues. When we think about “Mrs. Doubtfire,” it’s usually an image of Robin […]

Feeney backs Newport ground staff

Warren Feeney says Rodney Parade ground staff are doing “a good job” as they bid avoid a […]

The world’s best cruise ships revealed with Norwegian Spirit and Oceania Riviera

This year, Norwegian Spirit, Oceania Riviera and Seven Seas Voyager have been voted the best cruise ship […]

Bruce Springsteen wrote an autobiography about his rise to fame coming out this year

After seven years of working on his authobiography, Bruce Springsteen is releasing the book later this year. […]

Man United blow as Spain international slams door shut on possible deal

BOJAN KRKIC has signed a new long-term deal with Stoke, ending speculation of a move to Manchester […]

Poland says U.S. Patriot missile defence first choice, sets conditions: report

WARSAW, Feb 11 (Reuters) – Raytheon’s Patriot remains Poland’s first choice in its missile defence tender, the […]

Inside CouchSurfing’s headquarters

From a tree house to a hammock, CouchSurfing CEO Jennifer Billock shows off its San Francisco headquarters. […]

Titanic II! Replica of doomed ship to set sail

The Titanic II, a replica of the doomed ship and the ambitious brainchild of Australian billionaire Clive […]

Cuomo urges US to block KeyCorp-First Niagara merger

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo urged federal regulators to block KeyCorp’s plan to acquire First Niagara Financial […]

How To Squeeze Out Some Extra Mileage When You’re Low on Fuel

The fuel gauge is a driver’s best friend as long it receives adequate attention.

8 Tips for Crafting a Mission Statement That Resonates

Your mission statement must convey your core values and communicate why you’re in business in the first […]

UPDATE 1-IMF nominates Lagarde to a second term leading agency

WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has been nominated to a second […]

Match Scholarships With 3 Popular College Majors

There’s college cash out there for art, communications and political science majors. read more >>> Source : […]

The ETF Trade: Tough day for financials

It’s another rough trading day for financial and energy stocks with the SPDR Regional Bank ETF hovering […]

IHG Announces Dual Branded Hotel Development Near Heathrow Airport

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the signing of a dual branded hotel development near Heathrow Airport, […]

Brazil Says Expects to Develop Zika Vaccine in a Year

Brazil expects to develop a vaccine for the Zika virus in about a year, Health Minister Marcelo […]

Are markets losing faith in central banks?

Central banks have been ever-powerful in markets: support for stocks via the Bernanke Put, Draghi’s “Whatever it […]

These are the 15 most successful CMOs in the US

Netflix’s chief marketing officer was the most-successful CMO in the US in 2015, according to ExecRank. ExecRank’s […]

Equipment Needed to Help Schools Serve Healthier Meals, Strengthen Child Nutrition

Over the past seven years, we’ve made great progress to improve child nutrition. Obesity rates have fallen […]

Americans look to plastic as a personal loan

Credit card debt is becoming a staple of the American household, as more people look to plastic […]

5 Things That Have A Major Impact On Your Carbon Footprint

There are thousands of little actions you can take to reduce your carbon footprint — but you […]

5 Things That Have A Major Impact On Your Carbon Footprint

There are thousands of little actions you can take to reduce your carbon footprint — but you […]

The Body Shop pledges to become the most ethical company in the world

The Body Shop is celebrating its 40th birthday with a new plan to become the world’s most […]

A billionaire’s gift guide for Valentine’s Day

Money can’t buy you love. But if you’re super rich, it sure can buy some pretty expensive […]

Lego children’s prosthetic wins award

A prosthetic arm that allows children to design their own Lego accessories wins an innovation award in […]

Land Potential Clients With Your Personal Brand

By: Lee Heyward Image Source: Lee Heyward According to the University of Illinois Extension Statistics, first impressions […]

Kanye West finally settled on a title and track list for his album hours before it’s out

After three previous announced titles, Kanye West has finally settled on a name for his seventh album: […]

John Lloyd Young at the Café Carlyle: A Jersey Boy Goes Rogue

Trading in the tux for leathers, John Lloyd Young used aviator glasses to hide his prom date […]

Picture Special: Everton squad joke around in training ahead of West Brom clash

The Everton squad look in good spirits as they train at Finch Farm ahead of their Premier […]

Bojan signs new contract with Stoke

Stoke City forward Bojan Krkic signs a new four-and-a-half-year contract with the Premier League club. read more […]

Dow sinks 250 points as oil dives below $27

The crash in oil prices is once again freaking investors out. The Dow lost 250 points on […]

Harvey Weinstein honored at amfAR New York gala

NEW YORK – – Actress Diane Kruger, TV host Heidi Klum, racing driver Lewis Hamilton and model […]

Rupee ends at fresh 29-mth low of 68.30, down 45 paise

The rupee plummeted by 45 paise to end at an over 29-month low of 68.3 a dollar […]

Back to Its Roots: How Zika May Threaten Africa

Florzinha Amado is eight months pregnant and trying to stay calm about whether the Zika virus infection […]

Total bucks trend with better-than-expected profit numbers

French energy firm Total has bucked the trend and “reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter net… read more >>> Source […]

IMF nominates Lagarde to second term leading agency

WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has been nominated to second term […]

UPDATE 1-Auto parts maker BorgWarner’s revenue rises 6.6 pct

Feb 11 (Reuters) – BorgWarner Inc, a maker of automotive fuel-saving turbochargers and emissions systems, reported higher […]

The Survivalist charts ruthlessness of a post-apocalyptic world

Debut feature film director Stephen Fingleton has brought his BAFTA-nominated thriller The Survivalist, starring Martin McCann and […]

‘I wasn’t his cup of tea’ Sir Elton John admits he ‘drifted apart’ from David Bowie

SIR ELTON JOHN admits he “drifted apart” from David Bowie before his death, despite previously being extremely […]

Early start to learning other languages wins support

Pupils in the majority of Scotland’s council areas are now learning languages in their first year in […]

VIDEO: Millions to see gas bills fall

British Gas has become the last of the big six energy providers to announce a cut to […]

Web surveillance plans need more clarity around encryption, government told

The Joint Select Committee adds to criticism of the UK government’s web snooping plans. read more >>> […]

New York Fashion Week Opens Amid Questions About Shows’ Future

New York Fashion Week opens on Thursday with chilly weather and perhaps an even chillier prospect: defining […]

McManus calls for Motherwell unity

Stephen McManus says “everybody needs to stick together” as Motherwell bid to avoid a relegation scrap. read […]

Here’s the presentation Google gives employees on how to spot unconscious bias at work

Over the past couple years, more tech giants have recognized the dramatic lack of diversity in their […]

These are the 10 ‘love songs’ people listen to the most on Spotify

In preparation for Valentine’s day, Spotify has released a list of the most-streamed love songs on its […]

Consider Internship Opportunities When Selecting a Business School

A school’s job and internship reports can reveal which industries are a big draw for students. read […]

Eating this ONE food will slash diabetes, heart disease AND obesity risk

A NEW super food has been discovered – and it’s something we’ve been eating for hundreds of […]

Will oil ever recover?

CNBC’s Phil Han reports on BP’s Global Energy Outlook 3035 and finds out where the price of […]

Minnie Mouse, Olaf from Frozen and the Cookie Monster arrested in Times Square

The surreal scene played out in New York’s Times Square after the costumed characters posed for a […]

Harvey Weinstein honored at amfAR New York gala

NEW YORK – – Actress Diane Kruger, TV host Heidi Klum, racing driver Lewis Hamilton and model […]

From naughty dungeons to kinky playrooms: Introducing the new Airbnb rental site for SEX

KinkBNB is hoping to achieve the same success as Airbnb – by offers customers naughty weekends away […]

Even Goldman Sachs defeated – Tough trading ahead

With rough markets ahead for 2016, be long of volatility was the view of James Helliwell, Head […]

Daimler to invest $2.9 billion for next generation diesel engine

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Daimler said they will spend 2.6 billion euros ($2.9 billion) by 2019 on developing […]

The End Is Near For Hawaii’s Illegal ‘Dead Man’s Catwalk’ Hike

Hawaii has plenty of breathtaking hikes, but the infamous Dead Man’s Catwalk might be the most recognizable. […]

TransCanada posts fourth-quarter loss of $1.82 billion

TransCanada Corp. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $1.82 billion, after reporting a profit in the […]

VIDEO: Why UK adults are going back to school

Why millions of UK adults are going back to school. For some, it’s an opportunity to learn […]

UPDATE 1-Pipeline company TransCanada raises dividend despite oil slump

Feb 11 (Reuters) – TransCanada Corp , Canada’s second-largest pipeline company, raised its dividend at a time […]

Why Silicon Valley unicorns and seedlings are so uptight now

Silicon Valley prepares for layoffs as funding pulls back. read more >>> Source : CNBC.Com

How to beat the supermarket ‘offers’ that actually COST you £1,000 a year

SHOPPERS are tricked into spending an extra £1,000 a year more than they had planned to spend […]

Google’s Europe boss doesn’t know what he is paid

Google executive Matt Brittin told the British parliament he doesn’t know how much he gets paid. read […]

Liverpool hero: How many players Jurgen Klopp must sign this summer

JERZY DUDEK believes Jurgen Klopp must sign at least three players for Liverpool this summer. read more […]

Researchers reveal key insights in to statin drugs and their effects

SCIENTISTS have made a discovery unveiling some key information about statin drugs and the health implications they […]

Here come initial jobless claims …

The latest weekly data on initial jobless claims are set for release at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists […]

‘How I miss this’ Madonna shares touching family snap amid Guy Ritchie custody battle

MADONNA has shared a touching snap of her son Rocco on Instagram, as the custody battle with […]

Things Are Gonna Get Easier: Refusing Schooling as a Site of Black Suffering

When the Detroit teachers’ union and several parents’ groups recently filed a lawsuit against the Detroit Public […]

Academic Preparation Goes Beyond Class for International Students

At U.S. colleges, you can’t just memorize material, so get used to asking questions. read more >>> […]

Dollar briefly rises above 113 yen, dealers talk of intervention

LONDON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – The dollar briefly rose above 113 yen on Thursday, having earlier fallen […]

Sweden cuts key interest rate further below zero

Sweden’s central bank, worried about a long period of low inflation, decided Thursday to cut its key […]

Unfit at 40 ‘accelerates brain ageing’

Lack of exercise in mid-life ages the brain as well as the body, research suggests. read more […]

VIDEO: Google boss asked ‘what do you get paid?’

Google’s UK head, Matt Brittin, is asked about his salary as he appeared before the Public Accounts […]

Gadget battery shipments face scrutiny

The US National Transportation Safety Board says shipments of lithium-ion batteries on planes should be restricted because […]

Man Utd revenue rises to £133.8m

Manchester United are on track to become the first British club to earn more than £500m in […]

Stocks and oil tank, as safe-haven gold shines

U.S. stock futures were tanking this morning, extending Wednesday’s late-session sell-off. read more >>> Source : CNBC.Com

Sex education ‘will not be compulsory’

England’s education secretary rejects MPs’ calls to make sex-and-relationship education compulsory in all schools. read more >>> […]

Man United chief Ed Woodward speaks out during conference call with investors

MANCHESTER UNITED may be struggling to make the Premier League’s top four with Louis Van Gaal’s future […]

Millennials are failing to save for retirement

Millennials are failing to save money and put something aside because of the rising cost of living, […]

World’s most polluted city, Delhi, plans new limits on car use

NEW DELHI, Feb 11 (Reuters) – The Delhi government plans another round of tough measures to restrict […]

Discover Your Motivation: How to Make a Career Out of Your Passion

Caitlin Coggeshall As an eight year old I had my life planned out. I knew I was […]

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar, stocks plunge sparks scramble for safety

LONDON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – The dollar hit a 16-month low against the yen on Thursday and […]

Former Wales midfielder Moore dies

Ex-Wales international midfielder Graham Moore, who played for Manchester United and Cardiff City, dies at the age […]

UBS: The “value gap”hasn’t been this high since the 2000 tech bubble

UBS thinks we’ve reached peak “havoc” in European stock markets. Their analysts have made the call to […]

How to get the new $35,000 Tesla Model 3

Tesla’s upcoming entry-level $35,000 Model 3 electric car will be available for pre-order on March 31, CEO […]

Probe Targeting China’s Statistic Head Sparks Concern

For years, world governments and multinational companies have fretted over the quality of China’s economic statistics. The […]

Revealed: The title-winning teams with the highest points totals in Premier League history

EXPRESS SPORT takes a look at the triumphant teams that accumulated the highest points totals in Premier […]

RSO is ready for the challenge and the beauty of Rachmaninoff

Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 has the reputation as being an intimidating piece of music to play […]

Cultured Traveler: On Java, a Creative Explosion in an Ancient City

The last sultanate in Indonesia has emerged as one of the world’s most vibrant centers of artistic […]

Vevo wants to become the next MTV — and its new Apple TV app is a crucial step

Vevo wants to become the next MTV, and has released a new app for Apple TV that […]

Broadband, data, and digital ambitions debated by London’s mayoral hopefuls

Candidates for mayor of London divulge little when discussing their tech policies. read more >>> Source : […]

FOREX-Yen surges 2 percent vs dollar as global worries deepen

* Sweden cuts rates deep into negative territory (Updates after morning sell-off in Europe) read more >>> […]

Being a couch potato could shrink your BRAIN

LAZINESS in middle age may alter your brain in later life, according to new research. read more […]

Student loan repayment avoiders targeted

Graduates in England and Wales who fail to repay their student loan in time could be prosecuted, […]

3 Lessons To Learn From A Former Porn Star

She was already the most-Googled person in all of India in 2015, but after her interview scandal, […]

Routine operations target is missed

The target for routine operations in England, such as hip and knee ops, has been missed for […]

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