When Health Minister Simon Harris recently signed legislation to allow for the operation of the Medical Cannabis Access Programme on a five-year pilot basis, he opened the door wider for an emerging sector which has significant potential to create jobs and a new revenue stream for the Government’s coffers.
As the US Congress returns from a 10-day break, the question of whether the House of Representatives (controlled by the Democrats) should formally commence the process of impeaching US president Donald Trump for misdeeds committed during his tenure — and perhaps before — has split the party.
Fiat Chrysler is a “house of brands” and that ensures it will be one of the few traditional carmakers to survive the disruption the auto industry is facing from the rise of electric and self-driving cars, according to chief executive officer Mike Manley.
US police are searching for a young man suspected of killing two people at a central Michigan University residence hall on the same day parents were arriving to pick up students beginning their spring break.
A former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the United States' top gymnasts for years has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison by a judge who proudly told him: "I just signed your death warrant."
In the run-up to multiple votes around the world in 2016, including the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote and the United States presidential election, social media companies like Facebook and Twitter systematically served large numbers of voters poor-quality information — indeed, often outright lies — about politics and public policy.
Representative John Conyers has said he is stepping aside as the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee amid a US congressional investigation into allegations he sexually harassed female staff members.
Japan’s Takata, at the centre of the auto industry’s biggest-ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Japan, and said it had agreed to be largely acquired for $1.6bn (€1.42bn) by the Chinese-owned US-based Key Safety Systems (KSS).