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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.

Mexico clears ex-defence secretary of all US accusations

MEXICO CITY — Mexican prosecutors on Thursday declared completely unfounded the U.S. case against a former defence secretary arrested on drug charges in the United States and then returned under pressure from the Mexican government.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,958.09, up 23.35 points.) Aphria Inc. (TSX:APHA). Health care. Up $2.55, or 20.08 per cent, to $15.25 on 17.9 million shares.
North American stock markets flat ahead of Biden stimulus speech; loonie at 79 cents

North American stock markets flat ahead of Biden stimulus speech; loonie at 79 cents

TORONTO — The loonie climbed to its highest level in nearly three years Thursday on anticipation that a global economic recovery will drive global demand for Canadian commodities. The Canadian dollar traded for 79.
Aphria excited about Biden, U.S. legalization as it reports Q2 loss

Aphria excited about Biden, U.S. legalization as it reports Q2 loss

TORONTO — Aphria Inc. chief executive Irwin Simon is seeing green as Democrat Joe Biden prepares to be sworn in as president of the United States next week. Simon said Thursday that he has his sights set on the burgeoning U.S.
UFC won't punish fighters for marijuana use in policy change

UFC won't punish fighters for marijuana use in policy change

The UFC will no longer punish fighters for using marijuana in most cases, making a major change to its anti-doping policy.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,934.74, down 51.06 points.) Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX:ATD.B). Consumer staples. Down $4.21, or 10.19 per cent, to $37.
NB Liquor and Cannabis NB report third quarter sales increases and profits

NB Liquor and Cannabis NB report third quarter sales increases and profits

FREDERICTON — NB Liquor and Cannabis NB are both reporting third quarter revenue increases. The two Crown corporations released their third quarter figures Wednesday for the period ending Dec. 27, 2020.