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Sober start as recreational marijuana becomes legal in Canada Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018

TORONTO/ST JOHN'S, Newfoundland (Reuters) - Canada became the first industrialized nation to legalize recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest cities like Toronto and Vancouver, where stores are not yet open.  Full Article

Asia stocks falter as China knocked by renewed trade war fears 1:50am EDT 

TOKYO (Reuters) - China's benchmark stock index skidded to four-year lows and dragged Asian equities down on Thursday, as renewed fears of a broadening economic impact from an escalating Sino-U.S. trade conflict sapped confidence.  Full Article  

U.S. opposed to Koreas' plan for no-fly zone over border: sources 2:22am EDT 

SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States opposes a plan by South and North Korea to set up a no-fly zone over their heavily fortified border, the latest sign of a rift between Seoul and its top ally, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.  Full Article