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3 Hells Angels charged in drug bust: police

The Canadian Press

LONDON, Ont. - Police say they've charged 10 people, including three Hells Angels, as part of a probe into a drug-trafficking ring in the London, Ont., area.

City police say they worked with the RCMP and provincial officers to raid six locations in southwestern Ontario, where they seized drugs and weapons.

West Virginia Univ. president responds after 2 shootings

The Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The president of West Virginia University released a letter Sunday emphasizing the university's commitment to safety after two recent shootings near the Morgantown campus, one of them involving a fatality.

WVU President Gordon Gee wrote to the community that the campus of more than 26,000 students is “concerned and unnerved” but that the shootings on Friday and Saturday “remain an aberration to our life here.”

Five things to watch for in Canadian business

The Canadian Press

Cannabis retailers share challenges

Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Lisa Bigioni was awoken last September in the middle of the night by a call from an alarm company that's been seared in her memory ever since.

The 1:30 a.m. alert was linked to her Niagara Falls, Ont. cannabis store, where two men had been caught on camera getting out of their car, smashing the shop window and then driving away. It was enough to send Bigioni, who had been fast asleep, scrambling to meet police at the store.


Man gets 99 years in prison for role in Texas girl's death

The Associated Press

DALLAS - A Dallas man was convicted and sentenced to 99 years in prison Friday for his part in the abduction and killing of a 13-year-old suburban Dallas girl.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

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

Judge acquits Amtrak officer in fatal Chicago shooting

The Associated Press

CHICAGO - A judge on Friday acquitted an Amtrak police officer of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Minnesota man at a major train station in Chicago.

Ontario to restrict flavoured vapes

Shawn Jeffords, The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Ontario announced a plan to curb youth vaping by restricting the sale of flavoured vapes and e-cigarettes while calling on the federal government to raise taxes on the addictive products.

House approves bill to ban the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes

Matthew Daly, The Associated Press

Malawi legalizes cannabis cultivation for certain uses

Gregory Gondwe, The Associated Press

Alberta files another red-ink budget

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press

North American stock markets plunge again

Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press