Kathy Hochul’s donor got state approval for cannabis fusion: lawsuit

Kathy Hochul’s donor got state approval for cannabis fusion: lawsuit

Governor Kathy Hochul’s office lobbied to force a bargain-basement takeover of a well-positioned cannabis retailer just days before it was set to pull out of the deal — and just days after. the lucky buyer attended a fundraiser for Hochul, according to an explosive lawsuit. Governor Hochul’s administration used improper influence late last month to … Read more

Companies deny hoarding rapid antigen tests

Companies deny hoarding rapid antigen tests

Australian companies have dismissed claims they were hoarding rapid antigen tests. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce made the allegations yesterday as testing became free for concession card holders. Testing companies and providers have blamed global supply chain shortages on the lack of testing. The government was warned that there were not enough supplies to meet … Read more

Boris Johnson says he takes Nusrat Ghani’s Islamophobia allegations ‘extremely seriously’ – British Politics Live | Politics

Boris Johnson says he takes Nusrat Ghani’s Islamophobia allegations ‘extremely seriously’ – British Politics Live |  Politics

In his shared TV interview Boris Johnson refused to give absolute confirmation that the planned increase in national insurance contributions (CNI) would definitely continue in April. He defended it relatively strongly, but he allowed himself some wiggle room that suggests a last-minute rule change hasn’t been 100% ruled out. Conservative MPs and right-wing newspapers like … Read more

UK to investigate lawmaker’s claim she was fired for Muslim faith

UK to investigate lawmaker’s claim she was fired for Muslim faith

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered an investigation into a Conservative lawmaker’s claim that she was fired from a government post in part because of her Muslim faith Through JILL LAWLESS Associated Press January 24, 2022, 2:20 p.m. • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article LONDON — British Prime Minister … Read more

Farmers reap carbon rebates in Ottawa

Farmers reap carbon rebates in Ottawa

Carbon pricing has never been more popular among farmers, especially prairie grain growers who were spending thousands of dollars (and paying a carbon levy on top of that) to dry their crops. Increasingly, however, it looks like farmers have something to look forward to about carbon pricing – or at least, something they are less … Read more

Dubai, which is partying, reflects on the new debate on the working week: when is brunch?

Dubai, which is partying, reflects on the new debate on the working week: when is brunch?

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Friday will never be the same. For those with the means in Dubai, the former first day of the weekend carried a tradition of gourmet feasting – an hour-long affair with an endless supply of seafood, pizza, desserts and Veuve Clicquot champagne. to pulsating music known simply in this … Read more

Bologna face masks and new M&Ms: 4 ways your food got weird this week

Bologna face masks and new M&Ms: 4 ways your food got weird this week

We’ve done the dutiful task of rounding it all up if you need a change of pace from the doom and gloom of all that other “news.” Here is what happened : Oscar Mayer launched a Bologna-inspired face mask that quickly sold out. The new product is not actually a slice of meat. Rather, Kraft-Heinz … Read more