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October 13, 2018 11:14 PM Trump prays with American pastor recently freed by Turkey

Trump thanked Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who had resisted the demands of Trump and other high-level U.S. officials for Brunson’s release. Erdogan had insisted that his country's courts are independent, though he previously had suggested a possible swap for Brunson. The U.S. had repeatedly called for Brunson’s release and, this year, sanctioned 37

October 11, 2018 10:12 PM You’ve got mail: Canada Post to handle weed deliveries in Ontario

The GTA location of the giant distribution centre that will feed the province all of its legal pot products come Wednesday is being kept a dark secret. While details of the centre’s size and address are being withheld for security reasons, its Ontario Cannabis Store owner has revealed several key aspects of it’s new online service — which will be the sole source 9

October 7, 2018 9:28 PM OMA takes back comments that cannabis is a ‘gateway drug’

LONDON, ONT.—The president of the Ontario Medical Association is taking back her comments that recreational cannabis is a “gateway drug” to harder substances. Dr. Nadia Alam says she “misspoke” during an interview on CBC Radio earlier this week, in which she also said recreational cannabis can cause anxiety and withdrawal symptoms for people who become 12

October 6, 2018 10:03 PM Canadian Medical Association resigns from world body amid plagiarism accusations

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND—The Canadian Medical Association says it has resigned from the World Medical Association, accusing the international group’s incoming president of plagiarizing his inaugural speech. In a statement released on Saturday, the CMA said it discovered that part of Dr. Leonid Eidelman’s speech was taken from a former CMA president’s speech 6

October 5, 2018 9:44 PM B.C. child hospitalized after eating cannabis-infused gummies, RCMP says

COURTENAY, B.C.—RCMP in British Columbia say a young child has been hospitalized after eating marijuana-infused gummy bear candies she found while in the back seat of a vehicle. Police say the girl’s parents took her to hospital when she showed signs of medical distress and she was airlifted to another hospital for further medical treatment. Const. Monika 6

October 5, 2018 7:50 PM Man ambushed officers coming to question adult son about child sexual assault

Lott said a special FBI team that investigated the fatal shootings of five police officers in Dallas in 2016 and deaths of 59 people and wounding of hundreds more in Las Vegas last year is helping collect evidence from the crime scene at an upscale Florence subdivision. “This is a large crime scene. This is a very large, complex puzzle that we are still 10

October 4, 2018 12:12 PM U.K. blames Russian military intelligence for ‘reckless’ cyberattacks

BRUSSELS—The British government on Thursday accused Russia’s military intelligence agency GRU of “reckless and indiscriminate cyberattacks,” blaming it for everything from the hacking of top athletes’ medical records to disruptions on the Kyiv subway system to the theft of emails at the Democratic National Committee. The accusation was unusually forthright 9

October 3, 2018 11:39 AM Female scientist awarded Nobel Prize in chemistry

The 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded Wednesday to Frances H. Arnold of the United States, and jointly to George P. Smith of the United States and Gregory P. Winter of Britain for their work on evolutionary science. Arnold is the second woman to be awarded the prize this year. University of Waterloo scientist Donna Strickland was awarded the prize 12

October 1, 2018 2:43 PM 1,265 crosses planted at Queen’s Park to push province to end freeze on ‘life-saving’ overdose prevention sites

The Queen’s Park lawn was staked with 1,265 wooden crosses on Monday, representing the people in Ontario who died due to drug overdose last year. The vigil, hosted by the Toronto Overdose Prevention Society (TOPS), comes two days after the province asked the federal government for an extension as it assesses the future of safe injection sites. “We have come to remind 6

September 28, 2018 2:50 PM Chicago mom allegedly posted about son’s death before attempted drowning

CHICAGO—A Chicago mother posted on Facebook that her 3-year-old son had died, even though he hadn’t, then days later tried to drown him in a bathtub, according to Chicago police. Celeste T. Christian, 21, is being held without bail on attempted murder charges as her son remains in critical condition at the University of Chicago Medical Center, authorities 10