New York’s Medical Marijuana Program to Expand, Offer Home Delivery

Aug 30, 2016, 1:53 pm EDT

The state of New York has announced changes to its medical marijuana program that include a home delivery option. Source: ©iStock.com/CapturedNuance

The Empire State will now offer patients who are too sick to travel the option of getting their medical marijuana delivered straight to their home. New York will continue to ban the smoking of the substance, but it will continue to allow the use of it in different forms, including tinctures and sprays.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, first signed the medical marijuana bill in 2014. Now, the state is looking to expand the law due to regulations that are deemed too restrictive by some. Read 

DWTS Cast 2016: Rick Perry to Join ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Aug 30, 2016, 12:05 pm EDT

Dancing With the Stars has cast Republican politician Rick Perry for its 2016 season.

Rick Perry will appear on the 23rd season of DWTS. His decision to joins the show comes after he dropped out of the 2016 presidential race in September. Prior to his presidential run in 2016, the politician served as Governor of Texas from December 2000 to January 2015. He also ran for president in 2012.

Rick Perry will be joining several other celebrities on the reality TV show. This includes former rapper Vanilla Ice and Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. The show pairs celebrities with personal dance trainers to see who can be the best, reports Vanity Fair Read 

Anthony Weiner Named in New Twitter Inc Sexting Scandal

Aug 29, 2016, 12:51 pm EDT

Anthony Weiner can’t seem to keep it in his pants. His smartphone, that is.

The former congressman is caught up in yet another sexting scandal and this time it involves Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR). New allegations claim that he has been sexting a woman in her 40s via the social media service since early 2015.

One of the messages that was sent by Anthony Weiner included an image of him wearing white boxer briefs with an erection. Laying beside him in the photo is his young son. Weiner argues he was only friends with the woman and that the pictures sent between them were always “appropriate.” Read 

Why Germany Is Advising Citizens to Stockpile Food

Aug 24, 2016, 12:08 pm EDT

Germany is advising its citizens to stockpile food in case of an attack.

The news claims that Germany will enact a new civil defense strategy later today that will require citizens to keep 10 days worth of food in their households. The move will also make it so that Germans must keep five days worth of drinking water in their homes at all times.

Germany’s new civil defense strategy is part of a 69-page document that will be looked over by the Interior Ministry cabinet on Wednesday before being presented by the minister later in the day. This document reportedly claims that it is unlikely Germans will see an attack on their country. The new strategy was originally commissioned in 2012, reports Reuters. Read 

New York Times Reportedly Hacked by Russia

Aug 23, 2016, 4:55 pm EDT

The New York Times Co (NYSE:NYT) is reportedly the victim of a cyberattack launched by Russian spies.

It is believed that hackers from the European nation tapped into the newspaper due to the fact that it is one of the preeminent sources of information, possibly containing sensitive information such as U.S. intelligence.

The move is also believed to be part of a broader effort that’s targeting organizations affiliated with the Democratic Party, as these hackers are looking to take down Hillary Clinton in the upcoming presidential election. Read 

Gun Stocks RGR, SWHC Will Dip After November

Aug 18, 2016, 12:25 pm EDT

In the last two years, gun stocks Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE: RGR) and Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (NASDAQ: SWHC) have both more than doubled the return of the S&P 500. Fears have never been higher concerning a potential Hillary Clinton presidency and the recent rise in high-profile mass shootings. Source: Stephen Z via Flickr

Gun enthusiast are afraid that the current climate will ultimately lead to new, restrictive gun laws. Unfortunately for gun stocks like RGR and SWHC, November will likely bring bad news no matter who is elected. RGR and SWHC Hot Streak

Incredibly, the FBI recently reported a record 2,197,169 background checks for gun sales in July. That number broke the previous July record by nearly 600,000. July marks the fifteenth consecutive month of record sales. Read 

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