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Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté fined $24,000 in Tahiti over cannabis use

Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté fined $24,000 in Tahiti over cannabis use

PAPEETE — A representative for Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté says the Canadian entrepreneur has been fined about $24,000 for cannabis possession in French Polynesia.
Liberal MP 'surprised' social conservative felt 'ambushed' by questions on abortion

Liberal MP 'surprised' social conservative felt 'ambushed' by questions on abortion

OTTAWA — The Liberal MP who invited a Tory backbencher onto his podcast says he's surprised the Conservative described feeling "ambushed" by queries about his long-standing and well-known opposition to abortion.

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. May 30, 2024. Editorial: Appearances matter for court officials We’ve editorialized numerous times about the need for judges and court officials to not just be impartial, but to be seen to be impartial.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,978.18, down 138.51 points): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down $1.49, or 2.81 per cent, to $51.47 on 11.6 million shares.

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Chicago Tribune. June 2, 2024. Editorial: A balanced state budget. But hardly Springfield Democrats’ finest hour. Next year’s budget looks rougher, and “easy” money grabs were used this year Here’s the good news: Illinois lawmakers under Gov. J.B.
Manitoba spring legislature sitting ends; more than 20 bills become law

Manitoba spring legislature sitting ends; more than 20 bills become law

WINNIPEG — Manitoba politicians sat late into the night Monday to give final approval to more than 20 bills that covered topics ranging from criminal asset seizures to social assistance.

3rd try at approving recreational marijuana in South Dakota makes the ballot

South Dakota voters will decide again whether to legalize recreational marijuana, an issue with a frustrating history for backers of the ballot initiative in the conservative state.

Ohio's Republican governor signs measure ensuring Biden appears on the fall ballot

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has signed a measure to ensure President Joe Biden will appear on the state ballot in November.

Man gets 43-year prison sentence in death of Detroit-area teen whose body is lost in landfill

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man convicted of killing a teenager whose body is believed to be lost forever in a landfill was sentenced Monday to at least 43 years in prison.
Who is Alvin Bragg? District attorney who prosecuted Trump says he was just doing his job

Who is Alvin Bragg? District attorney who prosecuted Trump says he was just doing his job

NEW YORK (AP) — When Alvin Bragg took office as Manhattan district attorney in 2022, he stunned the public and his own staff by pausing an investigation into former President Donald Trump that appeared to be hurtling toward an indictment.