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Flower power: Russian govt mulls bill to lift poppy plant production ban to grow for medical use

Russia’s government has received a bill that would lift its current ban on poppy plant cultivation. If approved, the law would allow for the mass domestic manufacture of opiate-based medicines. The draft federal law provides for the abolition of the ban “on the cultivation of drug-containing plants,” the Ministry of Industry and Trade said Monday, according to TASS. Read more ...

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Review: iPhone XS, XS Max and the power of long-term thinking

The iPhone XS proves one thing definitively: that the iPhone X was probably one of the most ambitious product bets of all time. When Apple told me in 2017 that they put aside plans for the iterative upgrade that they were going to ship and went all in on the iPhone X because they thought they could jump ahead a ...

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Review: iPhone XS, XS Max and the power of long-term thinking

The iPhone XS proves one thing definitively: that the iPhone X was probably one of the most ambitious product bets of all time. When Apple told me in 2017 that they put aside plans for the iterative upgrade that they were going to ship and went all in on the iPhone X because they thought they could jump ahead a ...

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US Coast Guard ‘removed’ after making ‘white power’ hand signal on live TV (VIDEO)

The US Coast Guard has “removed” one of its members from the Hurricane Florence response team after he allegedly made a ‘white power’ hand signal during a live TV broadcast. The unidentified team member made the “offensive” ‘OK’ hand gesture while looking into the camera during a live broadcast with Sector Charleston Commanding Officer Captain John Reed on MSNBC. US ...

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Alarm for India? Pakistan on course to become world’s 5th largest nuclear power

India will likely be unsettled by the news its arch-nemesis Pakistan is being tipped to become the fifth largest nuclear power in the world. US researchers have branded the development “concerning.” Pakistan’s nuclear capability has become of “considerable concern” to the US and other countries as its nuclear warheads are set to increase in number to between 220 and 250 ...

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Censored documentary a testament to ‘incredible’ power of Israel lobby, Max Blumenthal says (VIDEO)

The suppression of a documentary produced by Qatar-funded Al Jazeera about Israeli influence in Washington demonstrates the incredible power and influence wielded by the Israel lobby, journalist Max Blumenthal told RT. A two-minute clip from the censored documentary was recently leaked to Blumenthal, who published it on his independent news site, the Grayzone Project. The footage documents how campus fellows ...

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Facebook has committed to using 100% renewable power for global operations by 2020

Earlier today, Facebook said that it has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent and using 100 percent renewable energy to power global operations at the social networking giant by the end of 2020. So, while the company may have problems keeping foreign nationals from using the platform for influence operations (or garbage influencers from engaging in influence ...

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Too little too late? Democrats strip superdelegates of excess power in ‘historic’ reform

Amid unabated speculation that Bernie Sanders eventually might have had a better chance than Clinton at beating Trump, the DNC has finally decided to limit the superdelegates’ power, so as to make the 2020 nomination more ‘fair.’ Following a four-hour debate at the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) gathering in Chicago, the fate of the superdelegates, who had the power to ...

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Arm wants to power your next laptop

Arm, the company that designs the chips that power virtually every smartphone and IoT device, published its roadmap for the next two years today. That’s the first time Arm has done so and the reason for this move, it seems, is that the company wants to highlight its ambitions to get its chips into laptops. So far, Arm-based laptops are ...

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Power outage holds flights at Reagan National Airport, Washington DC (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Inbound and outbound flights are bogged down in the US capital’s primary airport, as it experiences a complete power outage. Stranded travelers have been posting images of the sudden blackout on social media. Late Wednesday evening, the airport’s official account tweeted the management was aware of an “airport-wide” power outage and was investigating its cause. We are aware of an ...

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