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Greek police report seizure of nearly 1.2 tons of cocaine

The Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece - Greek police say they seized nearly 1.2 tons of cocaine and arrested 8 alleged members of an international drug trafficking gang.

Almost all of the cocaine, 1.18 tons, was found during a Friday afternoon raid at a house in the western Greek port of Astakos, police spokesman Theodoros Chronopoulos said Saturday.

Top News Advisory for Saturday, Jan. 25

The Canadian Press

Here are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Contact the National Desk at 416-507-2150 or mainslots@thecanadianpress.com.


Leonard's 1st triple-double sends Clippers past Heat 122-117

Tim Reynolds, The Associated Press

First Alaska retail pot shops get OK to allow on-site use

Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press


Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

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

Homeowner: Airbnb guest threw party that trashed island home

The Associated Press

ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. - The owner of an island home off South Carolina's coast is suing Airbnb, claiming it only reimbursed him for a “fraction” of the damages that a guest who threw a big party did to his home.

Browns' Kareem Hunt cited for speeding, marijuana in car

Tom Withers, The Associated Press

Aphria signs deal for $100M investment

The Canadian Press

Israeli woman jailed in Russia yet to ask for pardon

The Associated Press

MOSCOW - An Israeli woman jailed in Russia on drug charges cannot be pardoned by President Vladimir Putin until she herself petitions for it, a Kremlin spokesman said Friday.

Dutch traveller arrested at Cairo airport over illegal drugs

The Associated Press

Cairo airport authorities arrested a Dutch passenger of Egyptian decent on Friday, saying he was carrying illegal drugs in his luggage.

Alaska pot shops to be among 1st in US to allow consumption

Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press

Need a legal pot shop in California? Grab your smartphone

Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press