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Giuliani associate seeks to avoid prison at June sentencing

NEW YORK (AP) — An associate of Rudy Giuliani who was convicted of campaign finance crimes at trial and later pleaded guilty to a separate fraud charge is asking that he be spared from prison at his sentencing next week, but prosecutors on Wednesday

Major League Baseball allows teams to sell CBD sponsorships

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball teams have been told they can sell CBD sponsorships. CBD stands for cannabidiol and is a chemical compound found naturally in cannabis plants.
2 priests killed in Mexico devoted decades to remote region

2 priests killed in Mexico devoted decades to remote region

The two priests, age 79 and 80, were shot to death in the small church on Cerocahui’s town square Monday, along with a tourist guide they tried to protect from a local criminal boss

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,004.04, down 253.25 points.) Voyager Digital Ltd. (TSX:VOYG). Technology. Down 84 cents, or 52.5 per cent, to 76 cents on 10.
Brittney Griner chosen as honorary WNBA All-Star starter

Brittney Griner chosen as honorary WNBA All-Star starter

NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Griner will have a place at the WNBA All-Star Game, being named an honorary starter Wednesday by Commissioner Cathy Engelbert. Griner has been detained in Russia since Feb.
Aurora Cannabis to layoff 12% of workforce amid reorganization

Aurora Cannabis to layoff 12% of workforce amid reorganization

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it is laying off 12 per cent of its workforce as the company embarks on a reorganization.
Jesuit priests killed by gunmen in church in northern Mexico

Jesuit priests killed by gunmen in church in northern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two elderly Jesuit priests were killed inside a church where a man pursued by gunmen apparently sought refuge in a remote mountainous area of northern Mexico, the religious order’s Mexican branch announced Tuesday.
Georgia GOP picks Collins and McCormick in Congress runoffs

Georgia GOP picks Collins and McCormick in Congress runoffs

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republicans chose their nominees in two heavily GOP districts in Tuesday runoffs. In the 10th Congressional District east of Atlanta, Mike Collins beat former Democrat Vernon Jones.
Drunk driver who killed B.C. officer is out again on statutory release

Drunk driver who killed B.C. officer is out again on statutory release

VANCOUVER — A man convicted of drunk and dangerous driving causing the death of an RCMP officer has been freed again on statutory release with a warning to stay away from drugs and alcohol and get counselling.

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 (19,257.29, up 73.66 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up $1.36, or 2.9 per cent, to $48.12 on 12.6 million shares.