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Liberals approve basic income, pharmacare, long-term care standards at convention

Liberals approve basic income, pharmacare, long-term care standards at convention

OTTAWA — Grassroots Liberals have overwhelmingly endorsed a resolution calling on the federal government to develop and implement a universal basic income — despite Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's apparent lack of enthusiasm for the idea.
'Nothing less than a giant': Rapper-actor DMX dies at 50

'Nothing less than a giant': Rapper-actor DMX dies at 50

NEW YORK — DMX, the iconic hip-hop artist behind the songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Party Up (Up in Here)” whose distinctively gruff voice and thoughtful messages in his rhymes made him one of rap’s biggest stars, has died, according to a family st

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,228.03, down 0.84 of a point.) The Supreme Cannabis Co. Inc. (TSX:FIRE). Health care. Up half a cent, or 1.

Mexico detains cartel leader, local politician in 2 raids

MEXICO CITY — Mexican prosecutors say they have detained one of the leaders of the Gulf Cartel, and in a related raid at a different house found a local politician with three guns.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,228.87, up 99.80 points.) The Supreme Cannabis Co. Inc. (TSX:FIRE). Health care. Up 13 cents, or 49.06 per cent, to 39.
Canopy Growth signs deal worth $435 million to buy Supreme Cannabis

Canopy Growth signs deal worth $435 million to buy Supreme Cannabis

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp. continued its recent acquisition spree and preparation for the U.S.'s potential legalization of pot with a $435-million deal to buy the Supreme Cannabis Co. Inc. on Thursday. Smiths Falls, Ont.
Tech sector pushes TSX and U.S. stock markets higher on flattening of bond yields

Tech sector pushes TSX and U.S. stock markets higher on flattening of bond yields

TORONTO — Technology drove Canada's main stock index and U.S. markets higher on a levelling of bond yields in response to dovish comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

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Summoning seniors: Big new push to vaccinate older Americans CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) — The first hurdle was getting on the bus.

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

Summoning seniors: Big new push to vaccinate older Americans CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) — The first hurdle was getting on the bus.
Virginia becomes first Southern state to legalize marijuana

Virginia becomes first Southern state to legalize marijuana

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia became the first Southern state to legalize marijuana Wednesday, as lawmakers voted to approve Gov.