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The Associated Press

As budget deficit balloons, few in Washington seem to care

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit is ballooning on President Donald Trump's watch and few in Washington seem to care.

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EST

The Associated Press

As budget deficit balloons, few in Washington seem to care

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit is ballooning on President Donald Trump's watch and few in Washington seem to care.

Edmonton police charge man for illegal cannabis sales

The Canadian Press

Edmonton Police say a 65-year-old man is facing charges related to the sale of illegal cannabis from a retail store without a licence.

In late 2018, officers received information that led to an investigation into a business in west Edmonton.

Pot-litics: 2020 Democrats line up behind legalization

Michael R. Blood And Nicholas Riccardi, The Associated Press

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Dorial Green-Beckham gets jail time in marijuana case

The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Former NFL wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after a Missouri judge ruled that a marijuana arrest amounted to probation violation.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

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

Pentagon reviewing Elon Musk's security clearance

Robert Burns, The Associated Press

WASHINGTON - An official says the Pentagon is reviewing the federal security clearance held by tech billionaire Elon Musk, the founder and chief executive officer of SpaceX.

New Mexico moves toward legalizing recreational marijuana

Morgan Lee, The Associated Press

SANTA FE, N.M. - New Mexico took a step toward legalizing recreational marijuana when its House approved a bill that would allow state-run stores and require customers to carry a receipt with their cannabis or face penalties.

Student wounded in apparently unintentional campus shooting

The Associated Press

GRAMBLING, La. - Officials at a Louisiana university say a student was shot and a visitor arrested, but the shooting was apparently unintentional.

Neo-Nazi gets life for killing woman in interracial couple

Jacques Billeaud, The Associated Press

PHOENIX - A jury sentenced a neo-Nazi to life in prison Thursday for his murder conviction in the 2009 killing of a white woman during a dispute with her black boyfriend at a Phoenix park.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

Feds say illegal pot operation funded with Chinese money

Brian Melley, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - Three men were arrested Thursday as part of an illegal marijuana-growing operation in Southern California that was funded with money from China, federal prosecutors said.

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