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Report: Pilot in deadly balloon crash had drugs in system

Report: Pilot in deadly balloon crash had drugs in system

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A report from the Federal Aviation Administration shows the pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed in New Mexico in June had marijuana and cocaine in his system.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,154.54, down 335.82 points.) TC Energy Corp. (TSX:TRP). Energy. Down $1.40, or 2.23 per cent, to $61.30 on 17.8 million shares.
Elevated anxieties push Canadian and U.S. stock markets to worst day in months

Elevated anxieties push Canadian and U.S. stock markets to worst day in months

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index suffered its biggest daily decline in nearly eight months while U.S. markets also tanked amid heightened anxieties about emerging Chinese risks, a global economic slowdown and impending Federal Reserve action.
Judge says he'll toss some of ex-mayor's fraud convictions

Judge says he'll toss some of ex-mayor's fraud convictions

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday said he planned to toss several convictions against the Massachusetts mayor elected at just 23 years old who was found guilty by jurors of bilking investors and extorting hundreds of thousands of dollars from m

Stolen weed, livestock removal, and a recall vote in Maine

LEBANON, Maine (AP) — Residents of this southern Maine town are going to vote whether to recall several town leaders in a flap that grew out of the select board chairman's decision to take a farmer's pot plants.

Another inmate dies at NYC's troubled Rikers Island jail

NEW YORK (AP) — An inmate died at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex, bringing the death toll at the troubled facility to 11 this year, authorities said. The 42-year-old prisoner died at a jail infirmary just before 7:30 p.m.

Police seize fentanyl, cocaine, guns in Durham Region bust

OSHAWA, Ont. — Police east of Toronto say they've made a significant fentanyl seizure in a five-month drug probe. Durham regional police say they began the investigation after a serious increase in opioid-related deaths in the community.
Tilray to close Nanaimo office and facility months after Aphria merger

Tilray to close Nanaimo office and facility months after Aphria merger

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Cannabis company Tilray Inc., which merged with Aphria Inc. earlier this year, says it will close a Nanaimo, B.C., office and facility.

State cannabis lobbying group forms even as drug's illegal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska remains one of only two states that haven't legalized cannabis use in some form, but the industry has already launched a lobbying group in the state to help influence the rules that will regulate the industry.

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Pentagon reverses itself, calls deadly Kabul strike an error WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that only civi