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Stacey Abrams looks to win Black men in bid for Ga. governor

Stacey Abrams looks to win Black men in bid for Ga. governor

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Stacey Abrams was on stage for an hour with radio and television host Charlamagne tha God and rapper 21 Savage when she faced a question from a skeptical audience member.
S&P/TSX composite swings back to losses, ends down more than 200 points

S&P/TSX composite swings back to losses, ends down more than 200 points

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended down more than 1.1 per cent in broad-based declines on continued economic growth concerns, while U.S. stock markets also fell. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 207.08 points at 18,441.
In sacred Brazil dunes, critics see evangelical encroachment

In sacred Brazil dunes, critics see evangelical encroachment

SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — The vast blanket of white sand overlooking Salvador is a place to escape rumbling traffic, pinging phones and crying children. A space to find solitude and, increasingly, God.

900 apply for NY's first licenses to sell recreational pot

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than 900 would-be pot shop operators have applied for a chance to open New York state's first legal dispensaries for recreational marijuana, regulators said Wednesday.

Greek police: Campus was 'staging ground' for crime gangs

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A raid on a sprawling university campus complex in Athens led to the arrests of 32 people who are suspected of belonging to gangs that carried out armed robberies, drug trafficking and other offenses, police in Greece said Wedne
Lauren Jackson, Aussie fans enjoying her World Cup finale

Lauren Jackson, Aussie fans enjoying her World Cup finale

SYDNEY (AP) — Thirty minutes after Australia knocked off Canada in the preliminary round of the women's basketball World Cup, Lauren Jackson was back on the court signing autographs and posing for selfies with hundreds of adoring fans.
Feds tell Canadian hockey players with KHL teams in Russia, Belarus to get out

Feds tell Canadian hockey players with KHL teams in Russia, Belarus to get out

Canadians continue to play hockey for Kontinental Hockey League teams in Russia and Belarus despite the Canadian government's warning to get out of those countries.
Front companies being used to launder illicit cannabis cash: intelligence agency

Front companies being used to launder illicit cannabis cash: intelligence agency

OTTAWA — Canada’s financial intelligence agency says a wide range of businesses — from food wholesalers to electronics repair services — are being used to disguise the proceeds of illicit cannabis operations.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,307.91, down 19.13 points) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 53 cents, or 1.45 per cent, to $37.12 on 10.8 million shares.
Canopy Growth to sell Tweed, Tokyo Smoke stores to OEGRC and Four20 owner

Canopy Growth to sell Tweed, Tokyo Smoke stores to OEGRC and Four20 owner

Canopy Growth Corp. is getting out of the cannabis retail business with two deals to divest its Tweed and Tokyo Smoke stores. The Smiths Falls, Ont.