Google Futurist Says Universal Basic Income by 2030

Google’s Director of Engineering, Ray Kurzweil has been known for making bold predictions since the 1990s. His latest prediction is that the world will have a universal basic income by the 2030’s. Kurzweil touts an 84% success rate on his predictions of the future. “In the early 2030s, we’ll have universal basic income in the […]

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Medication-Based Treatment for Opioids to be Increased

The opioid epidemic continues to be a high priority for the U.S. government. Not only is that evident by the $1 billion opioid-treatment grant added to last month’s spending bill that kept the government running, but also by President Donald Trump’s own comments on how he plans to combat the issue. “We’re making medically assisted […]

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Schumer Introduces Legislation to Legalize Marijuana

Legislation was introduced this week in the Senate that would decriminalize the use of marijuana at the federal level and create dedicated funding streams for women and minority business owners to produce and sell the drug. The legislation was introduced by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer who said that his world view on Marijuana has “evolved.” […]

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Mother of Slain Racer Claims She Was Forced to Settle with Tony Stewart

Pamela Ward, the mother of dirt track racer Kevin Ward appeared in court last week to announce that she reached a settlement with NASCAR Champion Tony Stewart in the wrongful death lawsuit of her son. It was also announced that the ruling couldn’t be finalized due to additional details needing to be worked out, but it […]

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McConnell Says There Will Be No Bill to Protect Mueller

A group of bipartisan Senators have drafted a bill that would protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired. The Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act would ensure that Mueller could only be fired for “good cause” by a senior Justice Department official, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has no intention of […]

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Putin: World Chaos if Syria is Struck Again

In a phone conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that further interference by the U.S. and its allies would lead to chaos in world affairs. The two also agreed that the western strikes damaged chances of reaching a resolution in the seven-year Syrian Civil War, likely meaning U.S. troops will […]

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Facebook Spent $20 Million on Zuckerberg Security in 3 Years

Facebook is paying $9 million to protect its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. The figure was revealed in a public filing that shows the social media giant increased the amount paid to secure Zuckerburg more than 50%, going from $5.8 million spent in 2016 to the $9 million figure last year. In all, Facebook has paid over […]

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Mueller Has Evidence Cohen was in Prague

Two sources familiar with the Justice Department’s investigation into Russia interference in the U.S. 2016 presidential election, say that special counsel Robert Mueller now has evidence that Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, made a secret trip to Prague in the summer of 2016. Cohen, who is currently being investigated for bank fraud and had […]

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