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SNP candidate confirms Law Society of Scotland probe

Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh was a solicitor before standing for parliament in 2015 An SNP election candidate has confirmed that “administrative matters” relating to her time as a solicitor are being checked by the Law Society of Scotland. Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh, who won the Ochil and South Perthshire seat for the …

Is Facebook taking its impact on society more seriously?

JUDY WOODRUFF: Now questions about the ever-growing scope of Facebook’s empire and social network, and whether the company is embracing enough responsibility for its reach. Today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that they will add 3,000 more people to monitor live video, after problems with violence and hate …

Opinion: Legalizing marijuana will be beneficial to society

JERRY GOLICK, SPECIAL TO MONTREAL GAZETTE More from Jerry Golick, Special to Montreal Gazette Published on: April 20, 2017 | Last Updated: April 20, 2017 7:36 AM EDT Cannabis is a plant with a complex set of compounds. GLEN STUBBE / THE CANADIAN PRESS SHAREADJUSTCOMMENTPRINT Far from putting …