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J&J’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.
Virginia lawmakers vote to legalize marijuana in 2024

Virginia lawmakers vote to legalize marijuana in 2024

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia lawmakers gave final approval Saturday to a bill that will legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, but not until 2024, when retail sales of the drug would also begin.
Nevada governor proposes giving tech firms power to govern

Nevada governor proposes giving tech firms power to govern

CARSON CITY, Nev.
Desmond inquiry: psychiatrist says former soldier's suspicions were almost delusional

Desmond inquiry: psychiatrist says former soldier's suspicions were almost delusional

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — An inquiry investigating why a former soldier killed his family and himself in 2017 heard Friday from a psychiatrist who said there was an aspect of Lionel Desmond's life he could not figure out.
AP names Anna Jo Bratton to post of US Enterprise Editor

AP names Anna Jo Bratton to post of US Enterprise Editor

NEW YORK — The Associated Press has named Anna Jo Bratton as U.S.

8 ways business managers can use fiction to prepare for the uncertain reality of coronavirus

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NBA suspends Wolves' Beasley 12 games for felony gun threat

NBA suspends Wolves' Beasley 12 games for felony gun threat

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Malik Beasley has been suspended for 12 games without pay by the NBA for his recent guilty plea to a felony charge of threats of violence.
Pandemic spending, no tax increases: Some highlights from the Alberta budget

Pandemic spending, no tax increases: Some highlights from the Alberta budget

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government tabled its budget Thursday. Here are some of the highlights: — No new taxes or tax increases. — Deficit of $18.2 billion on estimated revenues of $43.7 billion. — Spending of $57.

El Chapo's wife goes from obscurity to celebrity to arrest

CULIACAN, Mexico — Despite her status as the wife of the world’s most notorious drug boss, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, Emma Coronel Aispuro lived mostly in obscurity -- until her husband went to prison for life.
Toronto stock market climbs on strong gains by energy and financials sectors

Toronto stock market climbs on strong gains by energy and financials sectors

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index had its best day in more than two weeks Wednesday as the energy sector rose and financials was propelled by better-than-expected results from Royal Bank and National Bank.