PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sweden isn't giving up on a long-running battle with the U.S. and Canada over lobsters that have turned up in Swedish... Full Story
APNewsBreak: Sweden not giving up fight over lobster imports
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sweden isn't giving up on a long-running battle with the U.S. and Canada over lobsters that have turned up in Swedish waters.
Q&A: Denver law will allow pot in public, details up in air
DENVER (AP) — Denver has started work on the nation's first law allowing marijuana clubs and use in public places such as coffee shops or art galleries. But the details about what those pot clubs would look like are very much in the air. Here's what we know, and don't know, about the looming pot clubs headed to Denver:
Drug deaths reach record high in British Columbia last year
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canada's Pacific coast province of British Columbia reached a new peak of 914 illicit drug overdose deaths last year with the arrival of the deadly opioid fentanyl.
Rabbis plan response to white supremacist threats in Montana
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Orthodox Jewish rabbis said Wednesday they will counter white supremacists' harassment of the Jewish community in the Montana town of Whitefish by sending students to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp and by mailing a Torah to every Jewish family in the state.
Ethics watchdog investigating Canadian PM's vacation
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's ethics commissioner said Monday she is launching an investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent family holiday at the Aga Khan's private island in the Bahamas.
Trudeau says the Canadian oil sands needs to be 'phased out'
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sparked anger in the oil-rich province of Alberta on Friday for saying Canada needs to phase out the oil sands.
EPA says it can't pay economic damages from mine spill
DENVER (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday it will not repay claims totaling more than $1.2 billion for economic damages from a mine waste spill the agency accidentally triggered in Colorado, saying the law prohibits it.
Feds weigh petition asking for whale protection zone
SEATTLE (AP) — The federal government is considering a petition that calls for a whale protection zone on the west side of Washington's San Juan Island.
Plan offers 4 options for restoring grizzlies to Washington
SEATTLE (AP) — Grizzly bears once roamed the rugged landscape of the North Cascades in Washington state but few have been sighted in recent decades.
British Columbia approves oil pipeline to coast from Alberta
VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) — Canada's Pacific Coast province of British Columbia on Wednesday approved the expansion of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline from the Alberta oil sands that would allow oil exports to Asia.
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