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Aphria CEO Vic Neufeld poses near a wall covering of a marijuana leaf at a party the day before Canada's legalisation of recreational cannabis in Toronto, Ontario, Canada Oct 16, 2018. Reuters
Canada marijuana growers dream of big profits

Canopy Growth, the first legal Canadian marijuana grower to debut on the New York Stock Exchange is valued at more than $10 billion

Will Khashoggi case bring down Saudi’s crown prince?

The 33-year-old has gotten away with quite a lot since his elevation just 16 months ago

Jayasuriya charged with corruption

He refuses to cooperate with ICC investigation

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Harvard discriminates: Lawyer

The Ivy League school is accused of discrimination against Asian-American applicants

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, smile as they wait for the bridal procession at the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Britain Oct 12, 2018. REUTERS

First overseas tour of Meghan, Harry in Australia

It is the second tour of Australia by the younger generation of royals, after Prince William, Kate and their eldest son, George, visited in 2014

A Myanmar police officer in a fortified post in Maungdaw Township, Myanmar, Jul 26, 2018. The New York Times

Genocide incited on Facebook, with posts from Myanmar’s military

With fake pages and sham accounts, the military targeted the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority group, said former military officials, researchers and civilian officials

Bangladeshi youths launch app for iPhone

Using the app, one can get the information related to scholarships, internships

China punishes internet star for disrespecting national anthem

Yang Kaili, a 20-year-old woman with tens of millions of followers, had sung a brief snippet of the anthem online, wearing an antler-shaped headband

Microsoft’s co-founder Paul Allen dead

Allen was a force at Microsoft during its first seven years, along with his co-founder, Bill Gates

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No gas price hike before vote

The government backtracks on its move to raise industrial gas prices

Trump defends Saudis

The Trump administration pushed back against rising condemnation of Saudi Arabia and showed support for its crown prince, who has been linked to the disappearance and possible killing of a dissident journalist

China punishes internet star for disrespecting national anthem

Yang Kaili, a 20-year-old woman with tens of millions of followers, had sung a brief snippet of the anthem online, wearing an antler-shaped headband