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B.C.'s $10-million plastics fund aims to spur business to cut pollution, says Heyman

B.C.'s $10-million plastics fund aims to spur business to cut pollution, says Heyman

DELTA, B.C. — British Columbia is increasing funding incentives for businesses to $10 million to develop products to reduce plastic pollution.
Missouri voters set to weigh in on recreational marijuana

Missouri voters set to weigh in on recreational marijuana

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A campaign to legalize recreational marijuana in Missouri gathered enough signatures to make it on the November ballot, the secretary of state announced Tuesday.
Kenya's close presidential election draws fewer voters

Kenya's close presidential election draws fewer voters

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Fewer Kenyans voted Tuesday in an unusual presidential election where a longtime opposition leader who is backed by the outgoing president faces the brash deputy president who styles himself as the outsider.

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

Trump says FBI conducted search at his Mar-a-Lago estate WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI searched Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate as part of an investigation into whether he took classified records from the White House to his Florida residence, people fam
Ontario Cannabis Store unable to process deliveries after partner faces cyberattack

Ontario Cannabis Store unable to process deliveries after partner faces cyberattack

TORONTO — The Ontario Cannabis Store says a cyberattack faced by one of its logistics partners has left the provincial pot distributor unable to process or deliver orders to marijuana shops and customers.
Mercury's Taurasi out for rest of season with quad injury

Mercury's Taurasi out for rest of season with quad injury

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi will miss the remainder of the season with a quadriceps strain.
Ottawa on track to spend $200M per year on cannabis for veterans

Ottawa on track to spend $200M per year on cannabis for veterans

Ottawa is reimbursing a record number of veterans for medical marijuana, with new figures showing the federal government shelled out more than $150 million in the last fiscal year — more than double the amount just three years ago.
School dean who shot student ordered to pay $10M judgment

School dean who shot student ordered to pay $10M judgment

BOSTON (AP) — A former dean at a Boston high school known affectionately by students as “Rev” has been ordered by a federal judge to pay more than $10 million in damages to a former student he was convicted of trying to kill in a dispute over drug sa

Sports In Brief for Friday, Aug. 5, 2022

NFL CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The NFL Players Association has filed a brief replying to the league’s appeal in Deshaun Watson’s discipline case. Former New Jersey Attorney General Peter C. Harvey now has the necessary paperwork to issue a ruling.

Arkansas court asked to put marijuana measure on ballot

Supporters of a recreational marijuana initiative have asked the Arkansas Supreme Court to order election officials to put their measure on the November ballot.