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Lawmakers are split on the next steps for Christine Blasey Ford

Amid a tentative agreement for Christine Blasey Ford to publicly testify later this week about her allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, lawmakers expressed varied ideas about the role her accusation should have in coming hearings. Ford’s allegation that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her during a high school party in the 1980s…

Christine Blasey Ford has agreed to testify against Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh. J. Scott Applewhite/AP reported. In a letter to the committee’s counsel, Ford’s lawyers wrote, “Although many aspects of the proposal you provided via email … are fundamentally inconsistent with the Committee’s promise of a fair, impartial investigation into her allegations, and we are disappointed with the leaks and the bullying that have tainted…

Shoppers Drug Mart gets medical pot licence from Health Canada

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart has received Health Canada’s approval to be a licensed medical marijuana producer, opening the door for the pharmacy giant to dispense medical cannabis to patients.This comes after Shoppers in October 2016 applied to Health Canada to become a licensed medical marijuana producer.“As trusted medication experts, we believe pharmacists have an…

Wall Street’s convinced Tesla will need to raise more cash, and has some theories about how and when that may happen (TSLA)

Mark Brake/Getty Wall Street’s convinced Tesla will need to raise more cash, and has some theories about how and when that may happen Morgan Stanley says that in addition to a capital raise in 2018, Elon Musk may also need an outside partner for more financing.  Wall Street remains doubtful that Tesla will go through the…

I’m on the ground for Tropical Storm Florence, which has caused catastrophic flooding and damage. Here’s what I’m seeing.

Daniel Brown/Business Insider A car is stuck on a heavily flooded road near Richlands, North Carolina. Daniel Brown/Business Insider Mr. Walters, 56, anxiously stands outside of his house in Richlands, North Carolina, where the flooded creek in his backyard had created a moat around his home. Daniel Brown/Business Insider Walters said there was still about…

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