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July 17, 2018 6:41 PM Cannabis company Aphria expands to South America, Jamaica with acquisition

Aphria’s Colombian operation will be anchored by Colcanna SAS, which has licences to cultivate and manufacture medicinal extracts from cannabis, including oil, for domestic use and export. Aphria is also acquiring ABP S.A., which distributes to an extensive network of pharmacies, distributors, government clinics and hospitals throughout Argentina. It also has a licence 7

July 14, 2018 1:52 PM Six dead after attackers target Somalia’s presidential palace

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA—Somali security forces shot dead three extremists wearing soldiers’ uniforms, foiling an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace that began with a car bomb exploding, police said Saturday. The confrontation came a week after an attack on the nearby interior ministry compound in Mogadishu killed at least nine people, again 9

June 27, 2018 7:06 PM Japanese spacecraft arrives at asteroid to collect samples

The first touchdown is planned for September or October. Before the final touchdown, scheduled for April or May, Hayabusa2 will send out a squat cylinder that will detonate above the asteroid, shooting a 2-kilogram copper projectile into it at high speed to make a crater. Hayabusa2 will hide on the other side of the asteroid to protect itself during 13

June 21, 2018 1:05 PM Toronto police arrest 70 people in dawn raids targeting Five Point Generals street gang

A large portion of a notorious street gang with international links has been dismantled after 70 people were arrested in an early-morning raid across the GTA, Toronto police say. Police also seized a “significant” amount of firearms and narcotics in the operation, code-named Project Patton, targeting the Five Point Generals. More than 800 officers took part in the raid,with more than 50 search 14

June 20, 2018 3:38 PM Interpol carries out giant crackdown against wildlife crime in 92 countries

PARIS—Nearly 100 countries took part in a globe-spanning crackdown on the illegal wildlife trade, seizing tons of meat, ivory, pangolin scales and timber in a month-long bust that exposed the international reach of traffickers, Interpol said Wednesday. Officials also confiscated thousands of live animals, including turtles in Malaysia and parrots in Mexico 10

June 18, 2018 5:48 PM Trump announces new U.S. military branch: 'Space Force'

President says new force will be 'separate but equal' branch of military President Donald Trump announced Monday that he is directing the Pentagon to create the "Space Force" as an independent service branch. Trump said "we are going to have the space force" which he deemed a "separate but equal" branch of the military. The president said the United 14

June 7, 2018 9:05 PM Epilepsy double the national average in First Nations population: study

A new study suggests that the incidence of epilepsy among First Nations people is twice that of the non-Indigenous population. A new study suggests that the incidence of epilepsy among First Nations people in Canada is twice that of the non-Indigenous population. Research from the University of Saskatchewan showed a national rate annually of 62 new cases 10

May 14, 2018 6:30 PM U.S. military dispatches Marines to guard embassies due to heightened security threats

The move took place after the Trump administration formalized Monday its controversial decision to move the Israeli embassy to Jerusalem. WASHNIGTON—The U.S. military has dispatched additional Marines to guard U.S. embassies abroad after the Trump administration formalized Monday its controversial decision to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem 15

May 11, 2018 12:43 AM Manchester United clinches second place in Premier League with draw at West Ham

0-0 draw solidifies West Ham’s spot in 15th while Man U is stuck behind runaway champion Man City Jesse Lingard forced West Ham goalkeeper Adrian into his first save as the visitors started to take control of the contest, with Sanchez drawing another stop before the Spanish keeper turned Shaw’s followup strike onto the post. It was the closest either 7

May 4, 2018 2:35 PM Meghan Markle won't have maid of honour; dad will walk her down the aisle

Markle's divorced parents will meet members of the Royal Family ahead of the wedding on May 19 Meghan Markle's father will walk her down the aisle when the American actress marries Prince Harry this month, and both her parents will meet the Queen and senior royals in the run-up to the ceremony, Kensington Palace said on Friday. The bride-to-be's divorced 31