Pot CEO fears Canada's legal marijuana sales could threaten the US market, pleads case to Trump in a WSJ ad

  1. Pot CEO fears Canada’s legal marijuana sales could threaten the US market, pleads case to Trump in a WSJ ad  CNBC
  2. Canada just legalized pot. Who could profit?  PBS NewsHour
  3. Without proper health precautions, Canada’s pot legalization could go up in smoke  Washington Post
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Hong Kong bans pro-independence party over 'national security' fears

Hong Kong bans pro-independence party over 'national security' fearsHong Kong banned a political party which promotes independence on Monday, saying it was a threat to national security as Beijing ups pressure on any challenges to its sovereignty. It is the first ban on a political party since the city was handed back to China by Britain 21 years ago. Semi-autonomous Hong Kong enjoys freedoms unseen on the mainland including freedom of expression but the space for dissent is shrinking in the face of an increasingly assertive China under President Xi Jinping.


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Dam breach reported at former NC coal plant, raising fears that toxic coal ash may pollute Cape Fear River

  1. Dam breach reported at former NC coal plant, raising fears that toxic coal ash may pollute Cape Fear River  Washington Post
  2. Florence’s Floodwaters Breach Defenses at Power Plant, Sending Toxic Coal Ash Into River  New York Times
  3. Hurricane Florence May Have Caused a Duke Energy Dam Breach in North Carolina  TheStreet.com
  4. After Florence, coal ash worries linger  Politico
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A California surgeon and girlfriend allegedly raped women — and the DA fears there may be hundreds of victims

  1. A California surgeon and girlfriend allegedly raped women — and the DA fears there may be hundreds of victims  CNN
  2. A California Doctor and His Girlfriend Were Charged With Drugging and Raping Multiple Women  TIME
  3. Surgeon Who Appeared On Bravo’s ‘Dating Rituals Of The American Male’ Arrested For Rape By Use Of Drugs  In Touch Weekly
  4. Bravo Reality Star and His Girlfriend Accused of Drugging and Sexually Assaulting 2 Women  PEOPLE.com
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Asian markets hit by fears of new Trump tariffs on China

Asian markets hit by fears of new Trump tariffs on ChinaAsian markets sank on Monday following reports that Donald Trump is planning to hit China with another round of tariffs, dealing a blow to hopes for talks between the two economic giants. Traders sent regional equities surging on Thursday and Friday as it emerged that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had offered to meet officials from Beijing to avert an all-out trade war. Beijing has threatened to retaliate against any measures.


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