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Homecoming: Your first look at Julia Roberts in her new Amazon series

A version of this story appears in the new issue of Entertainment Weekly, on stands today, or buy it here now. Don’t forget to subscribe for more exclusive interviews and photos, only in EW. On the same backlot where Alfred Hitchcock shot Psycho, another psychological thriller is being made. This time the heroine isn’t a blonde, but a brunette — specifically,…

First rain then heat will pummel Waterloo Region this week

WATERLOO REGION — Find an umbrella and sunscreen because the weather looks wild for the rest of the week. Environment Canada issued a special weather statement Tuesday afternoon for potential for heavy thunderstorms Wednesday followed by an extreme heat event for the Canada Day long weekend. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to hit southwestern Ontario…

FDA approves its first marijuana-derived drug

GW Pharmaceuticals, the British company responsible for the drug, said currently approved AEDs (anti-epileptic drugs) are not always effective in the majority of patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) and Dravet syndrome — severe forms of childhood-onset epilepsy. However, access to a cannabinoid-medicine like Epidiolex could substantially reduce seizure frequency. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) classifies…

First wage earners, now SMEs in Labor’s sights

Business has reacted furiously to confirmation by Labor that it will revoke already-legislated tax cuts for small and medium enterprises if elected, while dissent is also growing within sections of the Opposition over its broader economic stance. Labor sources said there was unrest, especially among the economically conservative NSW Right faction over the decision, which was not…

FOX NEWS FIRST: SC governor hopes for ‘Trump bump’ in primary runoff; Democrats fear Leftist harass backlash

Welcome to FOX News First. Not signed up yet? Click here. Developing now, Tuesday, June 26, 2018 The South Carolina GOP gubernatorial runoff will be the focus as voters will decide primary contests in seven states Tuesday Democrats reportedly worry that calls to publicly shame Trump administration officials will hurt them at the polls and possibly the November midterm elections The…

US approves first marijuana plant-derived drug

The U.S. health regulator approved GW Pharmaceuticals’ epilepsy treatment on Monday, making it the first cannabis-based drug to win approval in the country and opening floodgates for more research into the medicinal properties of cannabis. The drug’s approval permits its use in patients aged two years and older with Dravet Syndrome (DS) and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome…

FDA green lights first cannabis-based drug

The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it has approved a prescription cannabis-based medicine — a purified form of the drug cannabidiol, which doesn’t produce a high — to treat severe forms of epilepsy in patients two and older. Why it matters: This is the first FDA-approved cannabis-based drug to hit the market. Meanwhile,…

FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

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First Marijuana-Based Medicine Is Approved for Sale in U.S.

The first-ever medical treatment derived from a marijuana plant will hit the U.S. market in a few months after regulators on Monday gave the epilepsy treatment the green light. The Food and Drug Administration approved GW Pharmaceuticals Plc’s Epidiolex to treat two rare forms of childhood epilepsy, according to a statement from the agency. The…

The FDA May Approve Its First Cannabis-Based Drug This Week

The Federal Drug Administration is set to decide the status of a cannabis-based drug by Wednesday. If approved, Epidiolex, developed by the British GW Pharmaceuticals, will be the first drug directly derived from marijuana to earn FDA approval. Although several states have legalized the medical and recreational use of marijuana, the federal administration has yet…

The first trailer for The Hate U Give is officially here

We now have our first real look at the big-screen adaptation of Angie Thomas’ best-selling YA novel The Hate U Give. In a trailer for the anticipated film that arrived Sunday night during the BET Awards, Amandla Stenberg is seen as Starr Carter, a teenager who lives in the poor, predominantly black neighborhood of Garden…

First lady: kindness and compassion are important in life

Melania Trump said Sunday that kindness, compassion and positivity are important traits in life. The first lady helped SADD — Students Against Destructive Decisions — open its annual national conference at a hotel just outside Washington. The appearance followed her trip last week to the U.S.-Mexico border to see the effect on children of her…

I was the first satyagrahi against Emergency: Arun Jaitley

Union Minister Arun Jaitley termed the Emergency, on the eve of its 43rd anniversary, as a measure where constitutional provisions were used to turn democracy into a dictatorship. Writing in what is the first part of a three-part blog entitled “Revisiting the Emergency” on the events of June, 1975 and the political forces it spawned,…

First family fashion scandals

Here are some of the most infamous first family fashion scandals: Donald Trump: While he’s known to wear his ties too long and suits too big, photos capturing scotch tape on the back of President Trump’s tie while he descended from Air Force One quickly went viral. Melania Trump (Part 1): Melania was scrutinized for…

Sara Netanyahu not first leader’s wife accused of corruption

FILE – In this Feb. 15, 2017 file photo, Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, tours the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington with first lady Melania Trump. Sara Netanyahu has long been plagued by allegations of living a lavish lifestyle with the taxpayers’ money, and squabbling…

The World’s First Robot-Made Burger Is Here

On June 27, the world’s first robot-crafted burger will roll off a conveyor belt in San Francisco and into the hands of the public. You could call it the freshest burger on Earth. The product, from Bay Area-based Creator, a culinary robotics company, is assembled and cooked in a machine that contains 20 computers, 350…

A first look at Instagram’s IGTV

As rumored, Instagram is ready to get into long-form video. And today the company made those plans official with the reveal of IGTV, its new standalone video app geared toward internet creators, like the ones who have made a living out of YouTube. IGTV is all about vertical videos, and although it has its own…

First lady Melania Trump back home from hospital

First lady Melania Trump returned home to the White House Saturday morning following a days-long stay in the hospital, her office said. Interested in Melania Trump? Add Melania Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Melania Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. “She is resting comfortably and remains…