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Brittney Griner chosen as honorary WNBA All-Star starter

Brittney Griner chosen as honorary WNBA All-Star starter

NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Griner will have a place at the WNBA All-Star Game, being named an honorary starter Wednesday by Commissioner Cathy Engelbert. Griner has been detained in Russia since Feb.
Aurora Cannabis to layoff 12% of workforce amid reorganization

Aurora Cannabis to layoff 12% of workforce amid reorganization

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it is laying off 12 per cent of its workforce as the company embarks on a reorganization.
Jesuit priests killed by gunmen in church in northern Mexico

Jesuit priests killed by gunmen in church in northern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two elderly Jesuit priests were killed inside a church where a man pursued by gunmen apparently sought refuge in a remote mountainous area of northern Mexico, the religious order’s Mexican branch announced Tuesday.
Georgia GOP picks Collins and McCormick in Congress runoffs

Georgia GOP picks Collins and McCormick in Congress runoffs

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republicans chose their nominees in two heavily GOP districts in Tuesday runoffs. In the 10th Congressional District east of Atlanta, Mike Collins beat former Democrat Vernon Jones.
Drunk driver who killed B.C. officer is out again on statutory release

Drunk driver who killed B.C. officer is out again on statutory release

VANCOUVER — A man convicted of drunk and dangerous driving causing the death of an RCMP officer has been freed again on statutory release with a warning to stay away from drugs and alcohol and get counselling.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,257.29, up 73.66 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up $1.36, or 2.9 per cent, to $48.12 on 12.6 million shares.

Police: Man nabbed in Minot with $1 million worth of opioids

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a Michigan man appeared in court Tuesday after Minot police seized 15,000 fentanyl pills and 80 grams of fentanyl powder with an estimated street value of more than $1 million.

Abortion bill, confederate holiday removal signed by Edwards

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov.
Supreme Court limits reach of federal gun crime law

Supreme Court limits reach of federal gun crime law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday limited the reach of a federal statute that requires stiff penalties for crimes involving a gun.
Statistics Canada reports retail sales up 0.9 per cent to $60.7 billion in April

Statistics Canada reports retail sales up 0.9 per cent to $60.7 billion in April

OTTAWA — Canadian retail sales rose 0.9 per cent to $60.7 billion in April, Statistics Canada said Tuesday as gains at general merchandise stores helped lift the overall sales.