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Germany moves ahead with plan to legalize cannabis sales

BERLIN (AP) — The German government is setting in motion plans to legalize the sale of cannabis for recreational purposes, aiming to have legislation ready later this year.
Taylor calls for Griner's release at Hall of Fame induction

Taylor calls for Griner's release at Hall of Fame induction

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'I was awake; everybody was asleep': Edmonton man charged in girl's death testifies

'I was awake; everybody was asleep': Edmonton man charged in girl's death testifies

EDMONTON — A man testified at his murder trial that he thought he was in an illusion or video game while he was stabbing a seven-year-old girl and her mother was trying to fight him off.
Two Jersey Shore towns go to court to block pop-up parties

Two Jersey Shore towns go to court to block pop-up parties

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Two popular Jersey Shore towns are going to court to try to block so-called “pop-up parties” at which thousands of people gather on the beach.
Plant giveaway promotes Thailand's medical marijuana sector

Plant giveaway promotes Thailand's medical marijuana sector

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s health minister kicked off a marijuana giveaway Friday, handing out the first 100 seedlings of a planned distribution of 1 million plants a day after the country legalized cultivation and possession of the drug.
Thailand makes marijuana legal, but smoking discouraged

Thailand makes marijuana legal, but smoking discouraged

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand made it legal to cultivate and possess marijuana as of Thursday, like a dream come true for an aging generation of pot smokers who recall the kick delivered by the legendary Thai Stick variety.
Salah, Kerr voted players of the year in English soccer

Salah, Kerr voted players of the year in English soccer

LONDON (AP) — Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah was voted as men’s player of the year by his fellow professionals in England for the second time, while Chelsea striker Sam Kerr won the women’s award on Thursday.

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Jan. 6 Capitol attack committee goes prime time with probe WASHINGTON (AP) — With never-seen video, new audio and a “mountain of evidence,” the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S.

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Winston-Salem Journal. June 4, 2022. Editorial: A hopeful development Recent changes in the Medicaid expansion landscape have generated new glimmers of hope — for greater access to health care and for the possibility of bipartisan cooperation.

Police arrested in crackdown on major Spanish drug gangs

MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities have dismantled two major drug trafficking networks that used corrupt police officers as part of operations to ship tons of cocaine and hashish into Western Europe, the European Union’s law enforcement agency said We