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Organigram takes stake in German cannabis firm Sanity Group with $21M investment

Organigram takes stake in German cannabis firm Sanity Group with $21M investment

MONCTON, N.B. — Organigram Holdings Inc. says it has taken a minority stake in European cannabis company Sanity Group through a $21 million investment. Moncton-based pot producer Organigram says it may eventually advance another $4.
A trackside sensor didn’t catch burning rail bearing suspected in Ohio derailment in time, NTSB says

A trackside sensor didn’t catch burning rail bearing suspected in Ohio derailment in time, NTSB says

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio (AP) — Residents of an eastern Ohio village are learning more about the fiery wreck of a Norfolk Southern freight train last year that derailed their lives as another hearing gets underway, with the National Transportation Safety
Part of Kenya's parliament burns as thousands of protesters enter. Bodies seen after police bullets

Part of Kenya's parliament burns as thousands of protesters enter. Bodies seen after police bullets

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Part of Kenya's parliament building was burned Tuesday as thousands of protesters against a new finance bill entered and legislators fled, in the most direct assault on the government in decades.
Ukraine realizes a dream as it launches EU membership talks, but joining is likely to take years

Ukraine realizes a dream as it launches EU membership talks, but joining is likely to take years

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union launched membership talks with Ukraine on Tuesday, a decade after Russian troops seized the Crimean Peninsula to deter the country from moving closer to the West, part of a chain of events that set the two neighbors
Consumer confidence in U.S. falls in June as Americans fret about near-term prospects

Consumer confidence in U.S. falls in June as Americans fret about near-term prospects

American consumers lost some confidence in June as expectations over the near-term future fell again. The Conference Board, a business research group, said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index fell in June to 100.4 from 101.3 in May.
Hunting for discounts and deals? Don't forget to check perks through your workplace

Hunting for discounts and deals? Don't forget to check perks through your workplace

Everyone loves a deal, but many Canadians either forget or don't realize they can find discounts through their workplace.
Canada's annual inflation rate rose to 2.9 per cent in May, driven by services prices

Canada's annual inflation rate rose to 2.9 per cent in May, driven by services prices

OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate rose to 2.9 per cent in May, largely driven by higher prices for services, Statistics Canada reported Tuesday. The result was up from an annual inflation rate of 2.7 per cent in April.
Stock market today: A rebound for Nvidia helps keep Wall Street near record highs

Stock market today: A rebound for Nvidia helps keep Wall Street near record highs

NEW YORK (AP) — A rebound for Nvidia is helping keep U.S. indexes close to their records. The S&P 500 was 0.1% higher in early trading Tuesday. The Nasdaq composite rose 0.5%.
Microsoft breached antitrust rules by bundling Teams with office software, European Union says

Microsoft breached antitrust rules by bundling Teams with office software, European Union says

LONDON (AP) — Microsoft violated European Union antitrust rules with “possibly abusive” practices by tying its Teams messaging and videoconferencing app to its widely used business software, the bloc said.
Yukon mine halts operations after system failure, says infrastructure damaged

Yukon mine halts operations after system failure, says infrastructure damaged

MAYO, YUKON — Work has been temporarily stopped at a mine in central Yukon after what the company says was a failure of its system that uses chemicals to help extract gold.
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