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Cannabis World Congress lights up New York - CNET

9 hours agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

Just how much tech does it take to get to the center of the emerging marijuana market? We found out at the fourth annual Cannabis World Congress in New York City.

White House Plan To Reduce Drug Prices... Is To EXTEND Patents?

3 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

While Congress is still doing its thing to try to make the US healthcare system an even bigger laughingstock around the world, the White House is apparently considering an executive order targeting high drug prices. Of course, it handed...Show More Summary

Tony Bennett to be honored by Library of Congress

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

Tony Bennett, the 90-year-old crooner who has remained a commercial success for seven consecutive decades, will be honored for his life's work by the Library of Congress, it announced Tuesday. The world's largest library said Bennett...Show More Summary

UN chief set to lobby US Congress next week to save funding

Drastic cuts in US funding to the United Nations would create an "insolvable problem" for the world body, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday as he announced plans to lobby US lawmakers to reject the cutbacks. Guterres...Show More Summary

First Look: GSMA Innovation City Returning to MWC Shanghai

MMW learned Monday that the GSMA Innovation City will return to Mobile World Congress Shanghai for the fifth year. According to a statement provided to MMW, the popular exhibition space invites visitors to experience how mobile-connected...Show More Summary

Among House staff, women are well represented. Just not in the senior positions.

Congress has a gender imbalance. Of 435 members of the House of Representatives, just 83, or 19.1 percent, are women, putting the United States at 101st in gender balance among the world’s national legislatures. But what about House staff? Is there a gender disparity there too? Well, it’s complicated. At first glance, House staff gender […]

One of Trump’s closest allies is starting a lobbying group to change the President’s stance on marijuana

Longtime Trump adviser and staunch conservative Roger Stone has a new mission: legalizing marijuana nationwide. Stone announced on Friday at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo in New York the formation of the bipartisan United...Show More Summary

Column: The only conquerors of inequality are the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

U.S. Marines form a line in France in an undated photo taken during World War I. Image courtesy of the Library of Congress/Handout via Reuters One of the most provocative — and most disturbing — of this year’s economics books is “The...Show More Summary

So Much For Unity: Congressional Staffers Boo Trump at Baseball Game

On a day when the people of Congress were to stand together to show the world that tragedy won’t completely tear them apart, congressional staffers could not keep their cool for just one baseball game. Via the Washington Times: Dozens...Show More Summary

The world’s largest protestant denomination just declared war on Planned Parenthood

'We urge the United States Congress to defund Planned Parenthood immediately and completely.'

Coming soon: World's Largest Gastrointestinal Cancer Congress

(European Society for Medical Oncology) The World GI Congress is the premier global event in the field - encompassing malignancies affecting every component of the gastrointestinal tract and aspects related to the care of patients with gastrointestinal cancer, including screening, diagnosis and the latest management options for common and rare tumours.

The Carmichael Show Bumps Mass Shooting Episode After Wednesday's Tragedies

NBC moved The Carmichael Show's "Shoot Up-Able," which dealt with a mass shooting, following the two shootings that occurred in the real world on Wednesday -- one targeting a Republican Congress baseball practice and another shooting with multiple fatalities at a UPS facility in San Francisco. A... Read More > Other Links From Jerrod Carmichael The Carmichael Show

MVNO Seminar Planned for 2017 Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership with CTIA

MMW learned Monday that The Besen Group, an international mobile data industry management consulting practice headquartered in the Washington DC area, with representatives in Paris and Tokyo, will host an MVNO seminar titled “How Cable...Show More Summary

Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 launch in India

The three budget smartphones - Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 - were first unveiled at the Mobile World Congress 2017 earlier this year.

“It’s Happening Here; Our election systems are at grave risk of cyberattacks. When will Congress take action?”

Larry Norden for Slate: We must recognize that we live in a world where foreign interests are vying for power on the world stage by trying to shape American politics or even attempting to create doubts that democracy really works. … Continue reading ?

Mobile Technology Comes to Life for Local Consumers at MCW Shanghai

Visitors seeking the latest and greatest in mobile technology will get the opportunity to try out the newest devices, gadgets and experiences at the upcoming GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, taking place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Show More Summary

Anthony Bourdain Promises That His NYC Market Won’t Sell ‘Bullshit’

The 'Parts Unknown' host opens up about his food market plans After a police escort and a few San Miguel beers, Anthony Bourdain arrived at the World Street Food Congress 2017 in Manila yesterday. As he addressed the assembled crowdShow More Summary

Alcatel’s IDOL 4 Pro is coming to Germany in July

Alcatel’s IDOL 4S was re-announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress as the IDOL 4Pro.  The handset, which was originally sold exclusively at T-Mobile USA last Fall, has now begun an international expansion, with Canada being one of the first markets to receive it. Show More Summary

Five Questions for Congress

Patrick Horan and I have a new piece in US News and World Report.  Here is an excerpt: Here are the five questions that the Fed needs Congress to clarify: First, what is the appropriate size of the Fed’s balance sheet?... Second, should the Fed worry about capital losses in the price […]

Motorola's GamePad Moto Mod is arriving this summer for $79.99 alongside other fresh Mod options

Game better, charge better and listen better with new Moto Mods coming soon for the Moto Z lineup. Back at Mobile World Congress, Motorola announced a number of interesting Mods for its Moto Z line, and we now know how much they'll be...Show More Summary

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