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MONTREAL | Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada

MONTREAL — Jubilant customers stood in long lines for hours then lit up and celebrated on sidewalks Wednesday as Canada became the world’s largest legal marijuana marketplace. In Toronto, people smoked joints as soon as they rolled out of bed in a big “wake and bake” celebration. In Alberta, a government website that sells pot … Continue reading MONTREAL | Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada

BOSTON | Celtics beat 76ers 105-87 as Hayward, Irving make returns

BOSTON— The Celtics will need time to figure out how to get the most out of their loaded roster this season. It didn’t stop them from picking up their first victory on a night they celebrated the official return of their two biggest stars. Jayson Tatum had 23 points and nine rebounds, and the Celtics … Continue reading BOSTON | Celtics beat 76ers 105-87 as Hayward, Irving make returns

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump leads cheer in Kentucky for McConnell

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 7:45 p.m. President Donald Trump led a rousing cheer for Kentucky’s senior senator, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, as he celebrated his administration’s first two years in office during a political rally in Richmond, Kentucky. McConnell returned the compliment, asking the president to continue nominating … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump leads cheer in Kentucky for McConnell

INDIANAPOLIS | Pence, Biden head to dueling rallies in fierce Indiana race

INDIANAPOLIS— When Hillary Clinton belted back whiskey a decade ago in a northwest Indiana bar, it was celebrated as a sign of authenticity that helped her win a bitter primary over Barack Obama in the Rust Belt state. Now Sen. Joe Donnelly is hoping another Democrat with blue-collar appeal and presidential ambitions — Obama’s former … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | Pence, Biden head to dueling rallies in fierce Indiana race

DENVER | How the West will be won: Rockies, Dodgers meet for title

DENVER — The Colorado Rockies were swept two weeks ago in Los Angeles, and their NL West title hopes looked all but finished. Well, look who’s back. The Rockies have a chance to end the Dodgers’ five-year reign as division champions in a tiebreaker game Monday in Los Angeles. Colorado has never celebrated an NL … Continue reading DENVER | How the West will be won: Rockies, Dodgers meet for title

UNITED NATIONS | Mandela statue unveiled at UN: ‘a reminder’ and inspiration

UNITED NATIONS  — U.N. leaders honored Nelson Mandela as an inspiration for the world body, an example for democracy and a reminder that “differences are to be celebrated” as a statue of the late South African leader was unveiled at the organization’s headquarters Monday. “Nelson Mandela embodied the highest values of the United Nations — … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS | Mandela statue unveiled at UN: ‘a reminder’ and inspiration

ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatia celebrates 1995 blitz; Serbia calls it Nazi policy

ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia on Sunday celebrated a victorious 1995 military offensive in which it retook lands held by rebel Serbs, while Serbia’s president compared the operation to the policies of Nazi Germany. The comments by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic have whipped up tensions between two main Balkan rivals whose conflicting views illustrate persistent divisions … Continue reading ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatia celebrates 1995 blitz; Serbia calls it Nazi policy