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Medical marijuana committee reports support in Kentucky

Medical marijuana committee reports support in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An advisory committee set up this year by Gov. Andy Beshear reported that many Kentucky adults favor legalizing medical marijuana, Beshear's office said Friday.
Vermont dispensaries to begin selling recreational marijuana

Vermont dispensaries to begin selling recreational marijuana

Vermont dispensaries are set to begin selling marijuana for recreational use, though only three will be ready to do so on opening weekend.
North Americans in Russia's KHL face difficult decisions

North Americans in Russia's KHL face difficult decisions

North Americans playing in the Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League have been put in a difficult position amid calls from the U.S and Canadian governments for them to leave the country because of the war in Ukraine.
Stacey Abrams looks to win Black men in bid for Ga. governor

Stacey Abrams looks to win Black men in bid for Ga. governor

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Stacey Abrams was on stage for an hour with radio and television host Charlamagne tha God and rapper 21 Savage when she faced a question from a skeptical audience member.
S&P/TSX composite swings back to losses, ends down more than 200 points

S&P/TSX composite swings back to losses, ends down more than 200 points

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended down more than 1.1 per cent in broad-based declines on continued economic growth concerns, while U.S. stock markets also fell. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 207.08 points at 18,441.
In sacred Brazil dunes, critics see evangelical encroachment

In sacred Brazil dunes, critics see evangelical encroachment

SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — The vast blanket of white sand overlooking Salvador is a place to escape rumbling traffic, pinging phones and crying children. A space to find solitude and, increasingly, God.

900 apply for NY's first licenses to sell recreational pot

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than 900 would-be pot shop operators have applied for a chance to open New York state's first legal dispensaries for recreational marijuana, regulators said Wednesday.

Greek police: Campus was 'staging ground' for crime gangs

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A raid on a sprawling university campus complex in Athens led to the arrests of 32 people who are suspected of belonging to gangs that carried out armed robberies, drug trafficking and other offenses, police in Greece said Wedne
Lauren Jackson, Aussie fans enjoying her World Cup finale

Lauren Jackson, Aussie fans enjoying her World Cup finale

SYDNEY (AP) — Thirty minutes after Australia knocked off Canada in the preliminary round of the women's basketball World Cup, Lauren Jackson was back on the court signing autographs and posing for selfies with hundreds of adoring fans.
Feds tell Canadian hockey players with KHL teams in Russia, Belarus to get out

Feds tell Canadian hockey players with KHL teams in Russia, Belarus to get out

Canadians continue to play hockey for Kontinental Hockey League teams in Russia and Belarus despite the Canadian government's warning to get out of those countries.