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Deal offers more banking services for California pot firms

Deal offers more banking services for California pot firms

LOS ANGELES — A California cannabis industry group announced Tuesday that it reached an agreement with a state credit union that will provide checking, wire transfers and other banking services for more marijuana companies, helping ease what has been
Energy pushes S&P/TSX composite up as TC Energy shares rebound after Keystone worries

Energy pushes S&P/TSX composite up as TC Energy shares rebound after Keystone worries

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index move higher Tuesday on the strength of the energy sector, which recovered as TC Energy bounced back from a sell-off over prospects for the Keystone XL pipeline. The Calgary-based company's shares gained 4.
Biden picks 1st transgender person for Senate-confirmed post

Biden picks 1st transgender person for Senate-confirmed post

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
High-tech indoor farmer AppHarvest starts shipping tomatoes

High-tech indoor farmer AppHarvest starts shipping tomatoes

AppHarvest — an indoor farming company backed by Martha Stewart — thinks the agriculture sector is ripe for disruption. And now, its tomatoes are ripe for eating.
AP source: Cavs move on without troubled Kevin Porter Jr.

AP source: Cavs move on without troubled Kevin Porter Jr.

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers went to extremes to help forward Kevin Porter Jr. He pushed them too far.
S&P/TSX composite edges higher despite energy trending down on Keystone XL news

S&P/TSX composite edges higher despite energy trending down on Keystone XL news

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index edged higher in a broad-based rally even as energy was pulled down by the prospect of a presidential permit being rescinded for the Keystone XL project. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 35.
Patient hopes Canada will introduce regulations for treatment with 'magic mushrooms'

Patient hopes Canada will introduce regulations for treatment with 'magic mushrooms'

As the first terminally ill cancer patient in Canada to legally use so-called magic mushrooms to treat anxiety, Thomas Hartle is hopeful that more temporary approvals from the federal government signal a permanent regulatory regime may be in the work
Far-right personality 'Baked Alaska' arrested in riot probe

Far-right personality 'Baked Alaska' arrested in riot probe

WASHINGTON — Far-right media personality Tim Gionet, who calls himself “Baked Alaska,” has been arrested by the FBI for his involvement in the riot at the U.S. Capitol, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.
Mexico clears general, publishes US evidence against him

Mexico clears general, publishes US evidence against him

MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has accused the U.S.
UFC bouts return to Fight Island; McGregor back in octagon

UFC bouts return to Fight Island; McGregor back in octagon

UFC docked for a third time at Fight Island, and this time a pair of old rivals are primed to make the trip -- with a few thousand fans set to attend fights for the first time in 10 months. They might cheer the loudest for Conor McGregor.