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Pest, drugs, guns discovered at Michigan-Canada crossings

Ed White, The Associated Press

DETROIT - Federal agents in Michigan discovered an invasive beetle when a college student entered the U.S. from Canada last year, the first time that the voracious khapra beetle has been detected at a northern border, authorities said Wednesday.

The beetle was among many things seized at Michigan-Ontario border crossings and Detroit Metropolitan Airport, including guns, drugs, counterfeit products, illegal food products and suspicious cash, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.

1st retail pot shop on Cape Cod opens in Provincetown

The Associated Press

PROVINCETOWN, Mass. - Cape Cod has its first legal pot shop.

Curaleaf opened a recreational marijuana store in Provincetown, Massachusetts, on Wednesday after town officials granted the Wakefield-based company local approval.

Putin pardons Israeli woman jailed in Russia on drug charges

Vladimir Isachenkov, The Associated Press

A look at what's In The News for Jan. 29

The Canadian Press


North American stock markets rebound

Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

Sheriff: Man stirs the pot by lighting joint in court

The Associated Press

The Latest: Chief: UN committed to Israel-Palestinian peace

The Associated Press

New Zealand's Ardern seeking reelection in Sept. 19 vote

Nick Perry, The Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern may be lauded around the world as a liberal icon but whether she can translate that into a reelection victory in September remains uncertain.

AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EST

The Associated Press

GOP defends Trump as Bolton book adds pressure for witnesses

California tests find illegal vapes tainted with additives

Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press

Under court review: A little marijuana, a life sentence

Kevin McGill, The Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - A military veteran who was sent to prison for life after selling less than 1 gram (0.04 ounce) of marijuana to an undercover investigator should be allowed to pursue an appeal of the harsh sentence, defence attorneys told the Supreme Court of Louisiana on Monday.