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Montreal to honour Indigenous history with name change for Amherst Street

2 minutes ago   |   National Post

Montreal will officially change the name of Amherst Street on Friday to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day.
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We're at the start of a new era for marijuana-based medicine, according to the CEO behind the first prescription CBD drug

We're at the start of a new era for marijuana-based medicine, according to the CEO behind the first prescription CBD drug

6 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A drug called Epidiolex made history last year when it became the first federally-approved prescription drug whose active ingredient comes from the marijuana plant. Made with...
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The biggest NBA Draft busts of all time

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The biggest NBA Draft busts of all time

22 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

NBA history is littered with draft busts - players who were taken high in the draft and never lived up to the hype. While some players became journeymen and hung around the...
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New Documentary Explores the Realities of Being an Intersex Person and Their Treatment By Society

44 minutes ago   |   Time

When M was 7-years-old, her parents told her that she had had an operation as a young infant that meant she couldn't have children. But, they weren't telling her the whole...
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19 photos of Trump discovering his inner child

19 photos of Trump discovering his inner child

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump has appeared in numerous photos with children - from the campaign trail to the Oval Office - that will likely make it into the history books. Here are...
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Harley-Davidson just revealed the most important new motorcycle in its history - and it isn't electric

Harley-Davidson just revealed the most important new motorcycle in its history - and it isn't electric

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Harley-Davidson announced that it's partnering with a Chinese manufacturer to build a small-displacement motorcycle for the Asian market. The bike, at 338cc, would be much...
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Del Taco sold 2 million plant-based Beyond Meat tacos in less than 2 months. Now, the chain is rolling out Beyond Burritos stuffed with french fries

Del Taco sold 2 million plant-based Beyond Meat tacos in less than 2 months. Now, the chain is rolling out Beyond Burritos stuffed with french fries

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Del Taco sold roughly two million Beyond Tacos - made with plant-based Beyond Meat - in less than two months. On Thursday, the chain announced it is launching two Beyond Meat...
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Juneteenth: The oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.
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Stock car racing turns 70: Richard Petty recalls wild first race in 1949

1 hour ago   |   ESPN

On Jan. 19, 1949, drivers and moonshiners arrived in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Buicks, Mercurys and Cadillacs with numbers duct-taped on the car doors - and made history.
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A look back at the history of the third pick in the NBA Draft

2 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

The Knicks are on the clock with the third overall selection in the NBA draft. For the first time since the 1985 NBA draft when the Knicks selected Patrick Ewing first overall...
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

The president is hoping to replicate the dynamics that allowed him to capture the Republican Party nomination and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on... Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four people - three Russians and one Ukrainian - will face murder charges in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine in which 298 people were killed in... Read more ...

Trump raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours, RNC says

Trump raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours, RNC says

President Donald Trump raked in nearly $25 million in campaign contributions for his re-election effort in less than 24 hours, the chairwoman of the Republican National... Read more ...

UN: Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi's...

UN: Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi's murder

Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi amid “credible evidence” that he and other high-level officials in the kingdom are liable... Read more ...

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

GENEVA - An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday recommended an investigation into the possible role... Read more ...

Amazon's updated Kindle Oasis gains new color adjustable front light

Amazon's updated Kindle Oasis gains new color adjustable front light

Amazon just unveiled an updated Kindle Oasis and it is the first in the Kindle lineup to gain adjustable display color temperature. The feature allows users to customize the... Read more ...

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area's history... Read more ...

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

A member of the Muskogee Creek Nation, the 68-year-old poet and musician says she bears "the honor on behalf of the people and my ancestors," and aims to serve as an... Read more ...

The best bike lights you can buy

The best bike lights you can buy

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...