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Feds arrest 28 suspects in South Los Angeles gang takedown

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities arrested 28 people linked to a South Los Angeles street gang Thursday on suspicion of federal racketeering, narcotics, extortion and firearms offenses. Ten suspects remain at large.

Before paying a ransom, hacked companies should consider their ethics and values

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Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. August 15, 2022.
B.C. cannabis stores grapple with delivery stoppage as BCLDB workers go on strike

B.C. cannabis stores grapple with delivery stoppage as BCLDB workers go on strike

British Columbian cannabis stores are bracing for emptier shelves after a strike stopped the province's pot distribution centre from shipping out product.
Missouri voters to weigh forgiveness for past weed crimes

Missouri voters to weigh forgiveness for past weed crimes

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri could become the first state to pass a voter-led effort to require courts to automatically forgive past marijuana crimes as part of a constitutional amendment to legalize recreational pot on November's ballot.

NC appeals court: Pot search lawful despite hemp similarity

RALEIGH, N.C.

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Kansas City Star. August 15, 2022. Editorial: Missourians will vote on recreational marijuana soon.
Informant defends role during Whitmer kidnapping plot trial

Informant defends role during Whitmer kidnapping plot trial

Defense attorneys grilled an FBI informant Tuesday in the trial of two men accused of conspiring to kidnap Michigan’s governor , questioning his motivation to get inside a band of anti-government extremists and the key steps he took to gather evidenc
As food inflation stays hot, here's a look at how much items cost

As food inflation stays hot, here's a look at how much items cost

OTTAWA — Canada's inflation rate fell from its near 40-year high of 8.1 per cent in June to 7.6 per cent in July, Statistics Canada said Tuesday.
BCGEU announces targeted job action, picket lines, as strike notice expires in B.C.

BCGEU announces targeted job action, picket lines, as strike notice expires in B.C.

BURNABY, B.C. — The British Columbia General Employees' Union has set up picket lines at four BC Liquor Distribution Branch wholesale and distribution centres as it begins targeted job action.