TORONTO (AP) -- Canada is now the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland.
And there was more good news for pot aficionados: Hours before a handful of retail outlets opened in the country's easternmost province a federal official told The Associated Press that Canada will pardon all those with convictions for possessing up to 30 grams of marijuana, the now-legal threshold.
A formal announcement was planned for later Wednesday. … More
A clash of unusually cold air for October and lingering tropical moisture will heighten the threat of heavy rain and the likelihood of flooding over the south-central United States, focused on Texas into late week.
A snowstorm swept across the Rockies and High Plains this weekend, bringing picturesque wintry scenes, but also travel disruptions.
Heavy snowfall will spread southward over the Rockies and High Plains into early Monday morning.
While Hurricane Michael battered the U.S., intense flooding killed at least 10 in Spain this week and an earthquake shook Haiti.