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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says marijuana will be legal nationwide on October 17

Jun. 20, 2018 3:03 PM EDT
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says marijuana will be legal nationwide on October 17.

Canada to announce marijuana legalization date soon

Jun. 20, 2018 2:54 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The news of legalization in Canada was greeted with enthusiasm by marijuana advocates in the U.S. Don Hartleben, who manages Dank of America, a retail cannabis store just south of the border in Blaine, Washington, said Canada's legalization was not only politically exciting, but a potential...

The Latest: Gillibrand: It's 'immoral' to separate families

Jun. 20, 2018 2:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for an end to the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant families, calling the practice "immoral." In remarks on the Senate floor Wednesday, Gillibrand cited an Associated...

10 Things to Know for Today

Jun. 20, 2018 6:26 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHERE YOUNGEST MIGRANTS ARE BEING HELD Migrant babies and young children are being held in special "tender age" shelters in South Texas after being taken from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, AP...

Trout stays hot, Angels hold on for 5-4 win over Arizona

Jun. 20, 2018 2:52 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — There is never a June gloom for Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout. Trout drove in two runs, Kole Calhoun and Ian Kinsler added solo homers and the Angels held on for a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Trout continued his torrid hitting in June by...

Canadian senate passes weed bill but legalization delayed

Jun. 20, 2018 2:37 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Senate gave final passage Tuesday to the federal government's bill to legalize cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a couple of months to legally buy marijuana as their country becomes the second in the world to make pot legal nationwide. Prime Minister Justin...

Camargo hits first career grand slam, Braves rout Jays 11-4

Jun. 19, 2018 11:24 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Johan Camargo came up big from the bottom of the Atlanta Braves' lineup. The No. 9 batter hit his first career grand slam and went 4 for 5 with five RBIs, and the Braves beat the Blue Jays 11-4 on Tuesday night to snap Toronto's home winning streak at seven games. The bottom four hitters in...

Trump's tariffs: What they are and how they would work

Jun. 19, 2018 5:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — So is this what a trade war looks like? The Trump administration and China's leadership have threatened to impose tariffs on $50 billion of each other's goods. Trump has proposed imposing duties on $400 billion more if China doesn't further open its markets to U.S. companies and reduce...

Dahlin has potential to provide stagnant Sabres a spark

Jun. 19, 2018 4:50 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Former defenseman Mike Weber is all too familiar with the Sabres' lean years while spending a majority of his eight NHL seasons in Buffalo. There were high-priced free agents who failed to pan out and one draft-pick bust after another. Weber made the playoffs just twice, with Buffalo...

Salary-cap increase makes for 'more fun' NHL offseason

Jun. 19, 2018 1:55 PM EDT

Thanks, Vegas. The Stanley Cup Final run of the expansion Golden Knights contributed to what is expected to be a healthy increase for the salary cap, giving NHL teams more freedom to make deals. With elite center John Tavares, top defenseman John Carlson and a strong group of free agents available soon, the...