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Tim Ferriss just helped launch the world's first research center dedicated to turning psychedelics into medicines

Tim Ferriss just helped launch the world's first research center dedicated to turning psychedelics into medicines

45 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The world's first research hub dedicated exclusively to psychedelics opens on Friday with backing from author and entrepreneur Tim Ferriss. Located in London, the new center...
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PROFILE: The Many Lives of Jan Morris

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

It wasn't until her latest book, “In My Mind's Eye,” was serialized on BBC that many of her neighbors realized there was a celebrity in their midst.
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Sri Lankan government misidentifies Maryland woman as terror suspect

Sri Lankan government misidentifies Maryland woman as terror suspect

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

A Maryland woman who once wrote a book decrying anti-Muslim bias was mistakenly identified by the Sri Lankan government as a suspect in that country's Easter suicide bombings...
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Baltimore mayor flees state after feds raid her home: report

Baltimore mayor flees state after feds raid her home: report

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

She's running. Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has skipped town, following Thursday's FBI and IRS raid on her home, according to a report. No one has seen the Democrat, who is...
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GMA's Ginger Zee brings book tour to Houston students

3 hours ago   |   ABC

The 'Good Morning America' chief meteorologist spent her day in Houston, teaching children to stay aware of the atmosphere around them.
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Southwest Airlines says bookings strong even as 737 MAX grounded

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

Southwest Airlines Co forecast better-than-expected second-quarter revenue growth on Thursday, citing demand from leisure and business customers, even though it is uncertain...
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Bettors are blah on NFL draft - but there are ways to cash in

Bettors are blah on NFL draft - but there are ways to cash in

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

Will the NFL draft be the next big annual attraction in the world of sports betting? Despite intense interest in the draft from football fans across the country, and the fact...
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Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has a custom-made comic strip in his office showing himself alongside Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg apologizing

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has a custom-made comic strip in his office showing himself alongside Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg apologizing

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has a custom-made comic strip hanging in his office of Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and himself apologizing. The detail was...
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Kentucky Derby 2019 odds, expert picks, horses: Insider who nailed Justify early makes predictions

5 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

Richard Eng wrote the book on wagering on horse racing and was all over Justify last year
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No-deal Brexit stockpiling panic as British businesses warn warehouses are already booked up for Christmas

No-deal Brexit stockpiling panic as British businesses warn warehouses are already booked up for Christmas

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Shelves would quickly empty in British stores in the event of a no-deal Brexit on October 31, due to a shortage of warehousing in the run-up to Christmas. Retailers are...
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Andrew ‘AJ' Freund forced to stay in cold shower, viciously beat to death...

Andrew ‘AJ' Freund forced to stay in cold shower, viciously beat to death: officials

The Illinois parents accused of killing their 5-year-old son forced him to stay in a cold shower and viciously beat him, according to court documents. Andrew Freund Sr., 60... Read more ...

Kings, NBA begin sex-assault inquiry into coach Luke Walton

Kings, NBA begin sex-assault inquiry into coach Luke Walton

The Sacramento Kings and the NBA began a joint investigation Thursday into allegations that coach Luke Walton sexually assaulted a woman. Read more ...

Sen. Bob Casey endorses Biden in Democrats' 2020 race for president

Sen. Bob Casey endorses Biden in Democrats' 2020 race for president

Pennsylvania's Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is endorsing Joe Biden for president, just minutes after the former vice president entered the crowded 2020 race. Read more ...

North Korea demanded $2 million from the US for hospitalizing Otto Warmbier...

North Korea demanded $2 million from the US for hospitalizing Otto Warmbier, who went into a mysterious coma

When US diplomatic and medical personnel arrived in Pyongyang to retrieve Otto Warmbier in 2017, the North Koreans handed them a medical bill for $2 million, The Washington... Read more ...

NFL Draft 2019 rumors: Steelers looking to trade up

NFL Draft 2019 rumors: Steelers looking to trade up

Pittsburgh is looking to trade up in the first round, according to a report from ESPN, which cites unidentified league sources. Read more ...

FBI, IRS Raid Baltimore Mayor's Home And City Hall Office Amid 'Healthy...

FBI, IRS Raid Baltimore Mayor's Home And City Hall Office Amid 'Healthy Holly' Scandal

Mayor Catherine Pugh has been on indefinite leave as a corruption probe examines sales of her children's books to companies doing business with the city. Read more ...

Mets' Rhame suspended 2 games for pitches near Hoskins' head

Mets' Rhame suspended 2 games for pitches near Hoskins' head

NEW YORK - New York Mets right-hander Jacob Rhame has been suspended for two games for sailing two fastballs over the head of Rhys Hoskins during a tense series with the Phillies. Read more ...

State senator receives about 1,700 decks of cards after saying nurses 'play...

State senator receives about 1,700 decks of cards after saying nurses 'play cards' at work

About 1,700 decks of cards have been delivered to the office of a Washington state senator who said nurses "probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day." Read more ...

Judge, trial court officer accused of helping fugitive immigrant evade ICE...

Judge, trial court officer accused of helping fugitive immigrant evade ICE officer

They're accused of conspiring to let the immigrant sneak out a back door. Read more ...

Amazon says it's cutting its Prime 2-day shipping guarantee to just one day

Amazon says it's cutting its Prime 2-day shipping guarantee to just one day

Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky announced on Amazon's first-quarter 2019 earnings call that it is working on turning its Prime two-day shipping guarantee into a one-day shipping... Read more ...