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Snyder signs bill to make Michigan ballot drives tougher

David Eggert, The Associated Press

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday signed a law making it harder for groups to put proposals on the statewide ballot and vetoed one that would have hamstrung the incoming Democratic attorney general.

The term-limited Republican acted days before he leaves office after a frenetic lame-duck session in which GOP lawmakers passed measures criticized by Democrats as blatant and unconstitutional power grabs.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

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

Toronto Stock Exchange (14,222, up 56.79 points).

Court rules mothers' drug use in pregnancy isn't child abuse

Mark Scolforo, The Associated Press

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania's highest court ruled Friday that mothers who use illegal drugs while pregnant cannot be considered perpetrators of child abuse against their newly born children under the state's child protection law.

The Supreme Court's main opinion said the law's definition of a child does not include fetuses or unborn children, and victims of perpetrators must be children under the Child Protective Services Law.

Tesla names independent board members in SEC settlement

The Associated Press

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Aphria stock up after takeover bid by Xanthic

David Paddon, The Canadian Press

Lawsuit: 'Candy Crush' sting targeted owners for ethnicity

The Associated Press

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - A lawsuit says authorities targeted Tennessee stores with owners of Egyptian heritage in the "Operation Candy Crush" sting focusing on candy and other products containing cannabidiol.

Vancouver gets first licensed cannabis store

Laura Kane, The Canadian Press

Cannabis firm Aphria targeted in takeover bid

The Canadian Press

LEAMINGTON, Ont. - An Ohio-based company is making a hostile bid to acquire one of the biggest players in Canada's legal cannabis market.

Man sentenced to 18 years in crash that killed son, age 4

The Associated Press

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. - A Colorado Springs man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after a drunken-driving crash that killed his 4-year-old son.

Business Highlights

The Associated Press

NEW YORK - US stocks stage big rally, erase 600 point drop in Dow

Trade war, profits, marijuana: Markets saw it all in 2018

Alex Veiga, The Associated Press

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

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

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