Colorado marijuana bus tours view themselves as industry ambassadors

June 16, 2018

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Politics   In this May 19, 2018 photo tourists smoke cannabis on the Green Line Trips bus tour in Los Angeles. Recreational marijuana sales became legal in California this year, and the industry is targeting tourists as well as locals, with tours, shops, lodging and ads. And there are cannabis bus tours, too, like Green […]

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US protocol prohibits detaining children with their parents because the children are not charged with a crime and the parents are.

June 16, 2018

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APUpdated June 16, 2018 https://www.dawn.com/news/1414518/nearly-2000-minors-separated-from-families-at-us-border-over-6-week-period-figures Nearly 2,000 minors have been separated from their families at the US border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures obtained by The Associated Press. The figures show that 1,995 minors were separated from 1,940 adults from April 19 through […]

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Pope: Abortion is ‘white glove’ equivalent to Nazi crimes

June 16, 2018

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Pontiff likens practice to Nazi-era eugenics program to ‘purify the race,’ urges families to accept kids that God gives them By AP Today, 8:39 pm https://www.timesofisrael.com/pope-abortion-is-white-glove-equivalent-to-nazi-crimes/ VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis denounced abortion on Saturday as the “white glove” equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children that God gives […]

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US officials say 1,995 minors separated from parents or legal guardians over six weeks under sharply criticised policy.

June 16, 2018

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US separates 2,000 children from families at Mexico border https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/06/separates-2000-children-families-mexico-border-180615191117876.html Almost 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or legal guardians at the US-Mexico border since a highly criticised “zero tolerance” immigration policy came into place, according to US officials. A Department of Homeland Security spokesman told reporters on Friday that 1,995 minors were […]

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U.S to stop granting asylum to most domestic violence survivors

June 16, 2018

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Groups slam Jeff Sessions who ruled survivors of domestic abuse and gang violence will generally not qualify for asylum. 12 Jun 2018 Immigrant and women’s rights advocates have slammed a ruling by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions that may make it nearly impossible for domestic abuse and gang violence survivors to seek asylum in the […]

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World’s largest video games expo launched in US

June 16, 2018

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Gaming fans flock to Los Angeles to try out latest trends of the $138bn industry. by Rob Reynolds 13 Jun 2018 E3, the world’s biggest video game expo has begun in the United States, with fans flocking to Los Angeles to try out the latest trends. Gaming remains the world’s most popular form of entertainment, […]

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University pays US$300,000 to settle ‘gagging’ complaint

June 16, 2018

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Brendan O’Malley18 May 2018 Issue No:506 http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20180518125129433 Washington State University (WSU) has agreed to pay a leading researcher US$300,000 to resolve a complaint about infringement of academic freedom by university administrators whom he accused of threatening him with disciplinary action, impeding his research and imposing a gagging order. Revelations by The Seattle Times indicate that […]

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