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Woman gets 60 years in boyfriend's burning death

Mark Thiessen, The Associated Press

Schools target vaping, call for more regulation

The Canadian Press

KELOWNA, B.C. - A British Columbia school board says it has "serious concerns" about the risk of vaping and is asking all levels of government to take action.

In an example of how school districts are grappling with the new products amid shifting regulatory frameworks, the Central Okanagan School District outlined in a letter to parents on Friday how it is working to curb the use of e-cigarettes by students.

Gunmen ambush police convoy in Mexico; kill 13 and wound 9

Mark Stevenson, The Associated Press

Israeli president asks Putin to pardon imprisoned tourist

The Associated Press

JERUSALEM - Israel's president has asked Russian leader Vladimir Putin to pardon a young Israeli woman imprisoned on drug charges in Russia.

Naama Issachar, 26, was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison last week after being arrested at Moscow's international airport in April reportedly with 9.6 grams of marijuana in her bag.


Five things to watch for in Canadian business

The Canadian Press

Nevada governor vows to root out crime in pot marketplace

Ken Ritter, The Associated Press

LAS VEGAS - Nevada's governor expressed outrage Friday and vowed to tighten control of the state's lucrative legal marijuana marketplace in response to reports that a foreign national contributed to two top state political candidates last year in a bid to skirt rules to open a legal cannabis store.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

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

Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week

The Associated Press

NEW YORK - The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF manager Renaissance Capital, and SEC filings.

2 charged in Kansas bar shooting roamed free, despite past

Heather Hollingsworth And John Hanna, The Associated Press

Israel calls on Russia to ease tourist's drug sentence

The Associated Press

JERUSALEM - Israel said Friday it has asked Russia to show leniency to an Israeli tourist arrested on drug charges and has rejected an apparent swap involving a detained Russian national subject to extradition to the U.S.

Manitoba premier wants more details on edibles

Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

North American stock markets trade higher

Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press