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January 14, 2019 2:36 PM Polish mayor dies after being stabbed in heart

The spokeswoman for the ruling Law and Justice party Beata Mazurek said the attack should be “absolutely condemned by all, regardless of what side of the political spectrum they are on.” She insisted politicians in Poland need “greater responsibility for words, for deeds” because “there is no shortage of madmen on both sides” of the political scale 6

January 11, 2019 3:56 PM The Latest: California officer shot was rising star

Officials say a 22-year-old police officer who was killed in Northern California while investigating a three-car crash was the daughter of a retired sheriff’s deputy and a rising star at the David Police Department. Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona was shot after responding alone to a traffic accident shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday in the city west of Sacramento 11

January 11, 2019 3:33 PM Greek police search more campuses amid letter scare

THESSALONIKI, Greece - Greek authorities have searched at least 10 more university and college buildings after letters containing white powder were sent to campuses around the country. Fire service crews for a third day Friday picked up more suspicious packages and carried out building inspections in Athens, the northern city of Thessaloniki, and several 10

January 11, 2019 11:39 AM Surgeon fined $3K for removing kidney he thought was tumour

WELLINGTON, Fla. - The Florida Board of Medicine says a West Palm Beach surgeon has agreed to pay a $3,000 fine for removing a woman’s healthy kidney that he thought was a tumour. The Palm Beach Post reports Ramon Vazquez was responsible for cutting Maureen Pacheco open in 2016 so two other surgeons could perform a back operation. Pacheco had a kidney 6

January 11, 2019 12:22 AM Plane crew hospitalized after noticing odour

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - American Airlines says five flight crew members asked to be hospitalized as a precaution after landing in South Florida and complaining of an odour onboard. The Miami Herald reports that two pilots and three flight attendants were taken to a hospital Thursday morning following a flight from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale 15

January 7, 2019 5:47 PM Toronto saw at least 146 suspected opioid deaths in 2018, according to paramedics’ data

At least 146 people died of suspected opioid overdoses in Toronto in 2018, according to data from city paramedics. The tally, which includes all suspected overdose deaths that happen before paramedics arrive or while they are administering care, comes from the first calendar year’s worth of data reported by the city’s public health department. The paramedics’ 10

January 7, 2019 5:16 PM Former CanniMed CEO launches new pot company, but won’t be growing weed

The former chief executive of licensed producer CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. has a budding new cannabis business largely made up of his former employees — but his newest venture won’t involve growing pot. Brent Zettl says his biopharmaceutical company Zyus Life Sciences Inc. will instead buy cannabis from licensed producers and focus on extraction and development 10

January 5, 2019 9:59 PM Vancouver’s first two licensed marijuana retailers open for business

Both companies had to jump through extensive regulatory hoops, even as illegal retailers continue to operate across in the city. British Columbia has lagged behind other provinces in issuing non-medical cannabis retail licences, which must first be approved by the province, then referred to local governments or Indigenous communities for approval 11

December 29, 2018 11:45 PM Wizards’ John Wall likely to have heel surgery, out at least six months

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has been told he needs surgery to address bone spurs in his left heel, a procedure that would keep the five-time all-star sidelined for at least six months. Wizards coach Scott Brooks said it is “likely” Wall will have the surgery, though the team’s medical staff was still collecting information and going through 10

December 28, 2018 3:54 PM Prosecco’s bubble shows no sign of bursting

ASOLO, ITALY—Prosecco, the fruity sparkling wine made in the northeastern hills of Italy is gaining in global popularity — and producers of Champagne, for so long the dominant bubbly wine, are taking note. Prosecco has become the bestselling sparkling wine in the world by volume, and experts say it is eroding the market share of Champagne, the French 12