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After Canada Legalizes Pot, Industry Eyes Rest of the World

After Canada Legalizes Pot, Industry Eyes Rest of the World

By Rob Gillies, Gene Johnson and Tracey Lindeman | Oct 18
With national legalization taking effect Wednesday, Canada has emerged as the world leader. It's the second nation — and by far the largest — with countrywide legalization of so-called recreational pot.

Analysis: With 'America First,' Where Do Human Rights Rank?

Analysis: With 'America First,' Where Do Human Rights Rank?

By Zeke Miller, Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey | Oct 18
If it's an "America First" presidency, where does that rank human rights?

As Sea Ice Melts, Some Say Walruses Need Better Protection

As Sea Ice Melts, Some Say Walruses Need Better Protection

By Dan Joling | Oct 17
How well walruses cope with less sea ice is at the heart of a legal fight over whether walruses should be listed as a threatened species, giving them an added protection against human encroachments.

Canada Now World's Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

Canada Now World's Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

By Rob Gillies and Gene Johnson | Oct 17
Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. Power was first in line at a store in St. John's, Newfoundland.

Canada Now World's Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

Canada Now World's Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

By Rob Gillies and Gene Johnson | Oct 17
Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland.

EU Leaders Gather for 'Moment of Truth' Brexit Summit

EU Leaders Gather for 'Moment of Truth' Brexit Summit

Oct 17
European Union leaders are converging on Brussels for what had been billed as a "moment of truth" Brexit summit but which now holds little promise for a breakthrough.

Kanye West Meets Uganda's President, Gifts Pair of Sneakers

Kanye West Meets Uganda's President, Gifts Pair of Sneakers

Oct 16
Kanye West handed Uganda's president a pair of his autographed sneakers during a visit to the East African nation in which the rapper is said to be recording music in a tent.

Prince Harry and Meghan Expecting Their 1st Child in Spring

Prince Harry and Meghan Expecting Their 1st Child in Spring

By Rod McGuirk and Gregory Katz | Oct 15
Prince Harry and his wife, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child in the spring, Kensington Palace said Monday.

Irish Border Riddle Confounds EU, UK as Brexit End Nears

Irish Border Riddle Confounds EU, UK as Brexit End Nears

By Lorne Cook | Oct 15
The land around the small town of Carrickcarnan, Ireland is the kind of place where Britain's plan to leave the European Union runs right into a wall — an invisible one that's proving insanely difficult to overcome.

Polish Police Use Tear Gas to Protect Gay Rights March

Polish Police Use Tear Gas to Protect Gay Rights March

By Monika Scislowska | Oct 13
Polish police used tear gas and a water cannon Saturday against right-wing extremists who were trying to block the first equality parade in the city of Lublin in eastern Poland.

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