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The Latest: Florida Gov. DeSantis lays out 1st year agenda

The Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Latest on Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' State of the State speech (all times local):

11:30 a.m.

AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EST

The Associated Press

House Democrats launch aggressive new Trump probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats launcheda sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump on Monday, an aggressive investigation that threatens to shadow the president through the 2020 election season with potentially damaging inquiries into his White House, campaign and family businesses.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

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

Toronto Stock Exchange (16,038.13, down 30.12 points).

Deputy OPP commissioner has been fired

Allison Jones and Shawn Jeffords, The Canadian Press

TORONTO - The firing of a high-ranking provincial police officer waging a legal battle over the controversial appointment of Ontario's top cop renewed accusations of political interference Monday that the government denied.

Deputy commissioner Brad Blair has asked the courts to force the provincial ombudsman to investigate the hiring of Toronto police Supt. Ron Taverner, a long-time friend of Premier Doug Ford, as the new OPP commissioner.


Instant Pot maker to merge with U.S. company

The Canadian Press

Regulations needed after cryptocurrency CEO takes passwords to his grave

Lisa Kramer, Professor of Finance, University of Toronto, The Canadian Press

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site.

Ascent granted creditor protection after licenses suspended

The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER - Cannabis producer Ascent Industries Corp. says an order granting the company creditor protection has been issued by the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

Higher education: Colleges add cannabis to the curriculum

Mary Esch, The Associated Press

Former NHL players to take part in study to test cannabinoids

Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press

TORONTO - One of Canada's foremost brain injury experts said he's "reasonably hopeful" that there is potential for the medicinal value of cannabinoids to be combined with other treatments to help those affected by post-concussion issues.

Man's arrest with Ravens player mirrors earlier Alabama case

The Associated Press, AP Member

BALTIMORE - A man arrested on marijuana charges alongside since-cut Baltimore Ravens running back Alex Collins had previously been in a similar situation with one of Collins' teammates.

Pot confiscation at border increases

Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press

Idaho State Police may get tests to tell hemp and pot apart

The Associated Press, AP Member

BOISE, Idaho - Idaho State Police may get the funding to purchase equipment that would allow investigators to distinguish hemp from marijuana after a high-profile case in the state grabbed headlines and prompted a federal lawsuit.