Barney Frank eats pot brownies

Barney Frank eats pot brownies

International Business Times

Former congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) opened up to a Gawker reporter about his marijuana use during an interview Monday. The interviews took place ahead of the release of the Showtime documentary on Frank entitled “Compared To What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank.” Frank was a member of the House of Representatives from 1983-2013, serving as…

Typos spell doom for Arkansas plan to legalize marijuana

Typos spell doom for Arkansas plan to legalize marijuana

International Business Times

Spelling errors and other “ambiguities in text” stood in the way of the approval of a constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana in Arkansas, reported the Associated Press. Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge cited the mistakes and discrepancies Monday as the reason for rejecting the proposal for the second time. JUST IN: Arkansas AG rejects proposed constitutional…

SC cop caught in school attack being sued for ‘recklessly’ accusing black students of gang activity

SC cop caught in school attack being sued for ‘recklessly’ accusing black students of gang activity

Arturo Garcia Richland County, South Carolina Deputy Ben Fields — who was filmed throwing a female high school student to the ground on Monday — is already being sued in federal court for allegedly targeting black students, Heavy reported. The suit, which is scheduled to go to trial in January, stated that Fields “recklessly targets

‘This is a no-brainer’: Police chiefs around US call for background checks for all gun purchases

‘This is a no-brainer’: Police chiefs around US call for background checks for all gun purchases

Reuters Police chiefs from across the United States called on Monday for universal background checks for firearms purchases, saying opinion polls consistently show that most Americans support such restrictions. The proliferation of firearms is one of the factors behind a rise in homicide rates in many U.S. cities this year, according to senior law enforcement

Drug smuggling, rape and torture: These 5 Saudi royals all did things commoners would be executed for

Drug smuggling, rape and torture: These 5 Saudi royals all did things commoners would be executed for

David Ferguson The recent arrests of two Saudi Arabian princes — one for smuggling literal tons of illegal drugs in his private plane and one for a series of sexually abusive incidents involving his employees — call attention to a long and august tradition of fabulously wealthy people from the highly religious Islamic monarchy acting in

Goldman Sachs worker likely faces jail amid rare criminal charges for a banker

Goldman Sachs worker likely faces jail amid rare criminal charges for a banker

Rupert Neate, The Guardian A Goldman Sachs banker is expected to be jailed over the leaking of confidential information from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the investment banker’s former employer. Federal prosecutors are preparing to this week announce criminal charges against the banker, Rohit Bansal, and an employee of the regulator, according to