June 28, 2022

Australian Clean Energy Billionaire Meets With Biden, Manchin Over Hydrogen

Australia iron ore billionaire Andrew Forrest has met with U.S President Joe Biden and Democrat Joe Manchin to discuss a future of hydrogen. On April 3, Australia’s richest man spent an hour at the White House with Biden in a working meeting involving the commander-in-chief and his senior officials to discuss his ongoing plan to…

House Votes To End Federal Ban On Marijuana Possession, Distribution

The House of Representatives voted Friday to end a federal ban on the possession, growth and distribution of marijuana.The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, introduced by Democratic New York Rep. Jerry Nadler, removes the drug from a list created by the Controlled Substances Act, and creates an excise tax on marijuana and other…

Mediterranean Nations Demand Migrant Distribution Across EU

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The interior ministers of the five Mediterranean countries on the front line of mass migration to Europe want their EU partners to share the burden more equitably. “We can no longer be punished for our geographical position,” Malta’s Byron Camilleri said Saturday, summing up his position and that of his colleagues…

Limited Supply and Uncertain Distribution as Vaccine Rolls Out

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. High stakes and big challenges await as the U.S. prepares to roll out vaccines against COVID-19, with front-line health care workers and vulnerable nursing home residents recommended as the top priority. Doses could be on their way very soon. An independent…

Switzerland Considers Ban on Koran Distribution

Cities in Switzerland are considering banning the distribution of the Koran in an attempt to crack down on radical Salafists proselytising on the streets. Swiss authorities have been pushed to act after the German government launched raids on 200 sites in a probe against Salafist group “The True Religion” on Tuesday. Known for its controversial […]

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