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WASHINGTON — The New York Times called for the legalization of marijuana on Saturday, comparing the federal ban on cannabis to Prohibition.

In an editorial, the publication said marijuana laws disproportionately impact young black men and that addiction and dependence are “relatively minor problems” especially compared with alcohol and tobacco.

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Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Source: Inquirer News

MANILA, Philippines—Use education not only to improve your quality of life but also to empower the Filipino people.

This was the message of Inquirer chair Marixi R. Prieto to five young scholars of the Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) Newsboy Foundation who were honored recently for being the most outstanding graduates [...]

Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Source: Inquirer News

LONDON — Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister wants Russia stripped of the right to host the 2018 World Cup to punish President Vladimir Putin for “belligerent behavior” in the Ukraine crisis.

While calling for tougher sanctions against Russia, Nick Clegg told The Sunday Times newspaper that it is “unthinkable” for President [...]

Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Source: Inquirer News

MANILA, Philippines—In July 2012, Filipino singer-actor Mark Bautista posted a photo of the late President Ferdinand Marcos on his Facebook page—accompanied by the politician’s effusively sentimental message to his wife Imelda.

Bautista, who had just returned from a tour of Ilocos Norte at the time, could not know that he [...]

Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Source: Inquirer News

MANILA, Philippines—The Malaysian facilitator in the peace negotiations between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) arrived Saturday afternoon to observe the meeting between the two peace panels aimed at threshing out their differences over the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), the Inquirer has learned.

The Inquirer [...]

Sun, Jul 27, 2014
Source: Inquirer News

Earlier
COTABATO CITY, Philippines – Labing-apat na residente ng Central Mindanao ang pumanaw sa sakit na dengue mula Enero hanggang Marso nitong taon, ayon sa mga h [...]

Sat, Jul 26, 2014
Source: Philstar Balita Ngayon

MANILA, Philippines – Isang araw matapos lumabas ang survey ng Pulse Asia hinggil sa mga napupusuang mahalal bilang pangulo sa eleksyon sa 2016, hinimok ni P [...]

Thu, May 01, 2014
Source: Philstar Balita Ngayon

MANILA, Philippines – Hiling ng labor group na Trade Union Congress of the Philippines ang P135 dagdag sa mimum wage sa mga manggagawa sa Metro Manila kasaba [...]

Thu, May 01, 2014
Source: Philstar Balita Ngayon

MANILA, Philippines — Masaya ang Palasyo sa pahayag ni US President Barack Obama na pangagatawanan ng Amerika ang pangako nitong depensahan ang Pilipinas kun [...]

Wed, Apr 30, 2014
Source: Philstar Balita Ngayon

MANILA, Philippines – Maglalabas na ng desisyon ang Land Transportation Franchise and Regulatory Board ngayong Martes sa kaso ng Don Mariano Transit na nasan [...]

Tue, Apr 29, 2014
Source: Philstar Balita Ngayon