IMF chief Lagarde goes on trial

December 13, 2016 in International

PARIS, France -- The first female managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, went on trial on Monday in a French court for alleged misuse of public funds. The charge of negligence stems from a €425 million payment to a French businessman in...

Donald Trump is Time’s Person of the Year

December 08, 2016 in International

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (AP) — Time magazine yesterday named President-elect Donald Trump as its Person of the Year. “It’s a great honour. It means a lot,” Trump said in a telephone interview on NBC’s Today show. Time editor Nancy Gibbs said on the programme that Democrat Hillary...

Uruguay to have marijuana museum

December 07, 2016 in International

[caption id="attachment_15637" align="alignleft" width="300"] An employee with medicinal marijuana plants in the flowering room at Tweed INC in Smith Falls, Ontario, on Monday[/caption] MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AFP) — Marijuana-friendly Uruguay will soon have a museum dedicated to ganja. “It is a way to connect people who love nature,...