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California woman says she drowned children to protect them

California woman says she drowned children to protect them

LOS ANGELES — A California woman admitted to drowning her three young children because, she said in a jailhouse television interview, it would keep them away from their father amid a bitter custody battle.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,351.32, up 29.40 points.) Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX:INE). Utilities. Up 47 cents, or 2.05 per cent, to $23.40 on 14.
Vote by Tilray shareholders on Aphria merger deal delayed until April 30

Vote by Tilray shareholders on Aphria merger deal delayed until April 30

NANAIMO, B.C. — A vote by Tilray Inc. shareholders on the cannabis company's deal to merge with Aphria Inc. has been delayed, allowing shareholders more time. The vote had been scheduled for today, but shareholders will now vote on April 30.
EXPLAINER: Can officers stop drivers for air fresheners?

EXPLAINER: Can officers stop drivers for air fresheners?

The mother of a 20-year-old Black man who was fatally shot by Minnesota police this week says it all started when police pulled her son over for having air fresheners hanging from his rearview mirror.
Legal challenge seeks to overturn Quebec ban on cannabis T-shirts, other products

Legal challenge seeks to overturn Quebec ban on cannabis T-shirts, other products

MONTREAL — Quebec's ban on the sale of cannabis-themed products is too broad and inhibits legitimate freedom of expression, the lawyer for a head shop challenging the law argued Thursday.
S&P/TSX composite, Dow Jones and S&P 500 set record highs as mood rises on economy

S&P/TSX composite, Dow Jones and S&P 500 set record highs as mood rises on economy

TORONTO — Broad-based optimism lifted Canada's main stock index to a record close on Thursday as U.S. markets also pushed higher on news suggesting a strong recovery from the pandemic slump. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 150.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,321.92, up 150.26 points.) Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY). Financials. Up 68 cents, or 0.58 per cent, to $118.02 on 8.6 million shares.
Suspect in Iowa trooper's fatal shooting had run for sheriff

Suspect in Iowa trooper's fatal shooting had run for sheriff

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The candidate for sheriff in rural Iowa had an unusual background: a record of alcohol-related crimes that landed him in the same county jail he would run if elected.
Daunte Wright, slain by police, known as jokester, young dad

Daunte Wright, slain by police, known as jokester, young dad

MINNEAPOLIS — A few years ago, Daunte Wright was talking to a high school mentor about what to do if he was pulled over by police.
House panel votes to advance bill on slavery reparations

House panel votes to advance bill on slavery reparations

WASHINGTON — A House panel advanced a decades-long effort to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves by approving legislation Wednesday that would create a commission to study the issue.