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Cannabis retailer Superette granted court protection from creditors

Cannabis retailer Superette granted court protection from creditors

TORONTO — Cannabis retailer Superette Inc. has been granted court protection from creditors under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. The Ontario Superior Court made the order on Aug. 30. The initial stay period is until Sept. 9.
Past drug, alcohol use had caused stabbing suspect to lose mind: parole document

Past drug, alcohol use had caused stabbing suspect to lose mind: parole document

A fugitive wanted in a deadly stabbing rampage in Saskatchewan has a nearly two-decade long criminal record and a propensity for violence when intoxicated, a parole board document says.
Past drug, alcohol use had caused stabbing suspect to lose mind: parole document

Past drug, alcohol use had caused stabbing suspect to lose mind: parole document

A fugitive wanted in a deadly stabbing rampage in Saskatchewan has a nearly two-decade long criminal record and a propensity for violence when intoxicated, a parole board document says.
Venezuela: Armed forces make largest pot bust in a decade

Venezuela: Armed forces make largest pot bust in a decade

TIRAYA, Venezuela (AP) — The armed forces of Venezuela announced Monday what they characerized as the largest marijuana bust of the last 10 years in the South American country.

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Lincoln Journal-Star. August 31, 2022.
Liz Truss: An heir to Thatcher intent on shaking up Britain

Liz Truss: An heir to Thatcher intent on shaking up Britain

LONDON (AP) — As a child, Liz Truss marched in demonstrations against Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. As an adult, she came to admire Britain’s first female leader — and now she is about to enter No. 10 Downing St.

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

How Archives went from 'National Treasure' to political prey WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the setting for “National Treasure,” the movie in which Nicolas Cage's character tries to steal the Declaration of Independence.
GOP escalates fight against citizen-led ballot initiatives

GOP escalates fight against citizen-led ballot initiatives

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people signed petitions this year backing proposed ballot initiatives to expand voting access, ensure abortion rights and legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona, Arkansas and Michigan.

Cheerleaders sexually abused by coaches in SC, lawsuit says

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Multiple cheerleading coaches in South Carolina — including a coach who recently killed himself — sexually abused at least six boys and girls and provided them with drugs and alcohol, a federal lawsuit alleges.
Nadal hits nose with racket, tops Fognini | US Open updates

Nadal hits nose with racket, tops Fognini | US Open updates

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Rafael Nadal has come back to win at the U.S.