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The U.N. drug agency's member states on Wednesday narrowly voted to remove cannabis from the most tightly controlled category of narcotic drugs, following the World Health Organization's recommendation to make research into its medical use easier. The annual Commission on Narcotic Drugs, the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime's governing body, voted 27-25 with one abstention to remove cannabis and cannabis resin from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, a global text governing drug controls, a U.N. statement said.
New York City wasn’t built for a shutdown. With buildings seemingly stacked on top of each other, the teeming crowds of people weaving between them, and countless nooks and crannies hiding tantalizing secrets for those who stumble upon them, “the city that never sleeps” was given that nickname for millions of reasons. As much as any city can have a pulse, New York has […]
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The executive producers of ABC drama "Big Sky" have issued a response to criticism from multiple Indigenous groups that the series does not have any tribal representation despite being set in being set in an area with a disproportionately high rate of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women & Girls (MMIWG), and depicting abductions that occur […]
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The royals have celebrated Christmas as a family at Sandringham estate every year since 1988. But amid the pandemic, they'll mark the holiday "quietly" in Windsor instead.
French health authorities on Wednesday reported 14,064 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, up from Tuesday's 8,083, while hospitalisations for the disease continued a downward trend. The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases now totals 2,244,635, the fifth-highest tally in the world. President Emmanuel Macron said last week the lockdown could be lifted on Dec. 15 if by then the number of new infections per day fell to 5,000 and the number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care declined to between 2,500 and 3,000.
Borussia Dortmund suffered a blow just before Wednesday's key Champions League clash at home to Lazio with the competition's top scorer Erling Braut Haaland forced out by a leg injury.
A Federal Reserve survey of business conditions around the country found that economic activity in several regions was slowing in November as coronavirus cases surged. The Fed report released Wednesday said that overall, the Fed's 12 regional banks characterized the economic expansion as “modest or moderate." The report, known as the beige book, will be used by Fed officials when they hold their last meeting of the year on Dec. 15-16 to discuss possible changes to the central bank's interest-rate policies.
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Zafarullah Khan Jamali, a veteran Pakistani politician who served as the country's prime minister from 2002 to 2004 died on Wednesday at a hospital in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, days after he suffered a heart attack at the age of 76. Jamali served as prime minister during the tenure of ex-dictator Pervez Musharraf. Musharraf was forced to resign in 2008 when politicians backing him lost parliamentary elections.
Margot Robbie is in early talks to replace Emma Stone in Damien Chazelle's period drama "Babylon" for Paramount, Variety has confirmed. Stone exited the film, which would have reunited her with Chazelle after working together on "La La Land," due to scheduling issues. She and Brad Pitt were attached to "Babylon" a year ago when […]
Russian athletics has been in turmoil since its federation was banned by WA in 2015 on the back of widespread doping. RUSAF paid a multi-million dollar fine in August to hold off a further suspension having made little progress along the "Road Map" for a return laid out by WA's Task Force.
In "Alex Wheatle," the fourth of Steve McQueen’s Small Axe films, we meet a young man who seems, quite literally, to have come from nothing. Alex (Sheyi Cole), born to Jamaican parents in 1963, was abandoned by his mother, and his father gave him over to the British social-services bureaucracy — which means that he […]
Looking for something to do? Check out Variety’s Must Attend calendar of (mostly virtual) events. Dec. 2 92Y Talks presents “Marvel’s 616,” with Alison Brie, Andrew Rossi, Sarah Amos and Jason Sterman. 92y.org Amjad Abu Alala’s “You Will Die at 20” kicks off the New York African Film Festival. Runs through Dec. 6. filmlinc.org Dec. […]
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"A tragedy could have taken place last night, but fortunately neighbours intervened with buckets of water and put out the blaze," Roberto Felleca told the ANSA news agency. "I'm convinced that these are not the true Foggia fans, but it is time to demonstrate that and not to remain silent." In a statement on their website, Foggia condemned a "cowardly act of intimidation" against the 35-year-old midfielder.
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