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Premiers want more clarity on cannabis

EDMONTON—Canada's premiers say the federal government needs to provide more clarity as they work to craft rules on legalizing marijuana—or Ottawa will face a call for a delay.

“It's great that the prime minister wants to stick to his deadline. That's super-duper,” Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister said yesterday at the closing news conference of the leaders' annual summer meeting.

Salem witch hunt victims remembered

SALEM, Mass.—The Massachusetts community where 20 people suspected of witchcraft were put to death in 1692 yesterday unveiled a memorial to 19 of those victims, promising never to forget the tragedy.

The ceremony came 325 years to the day when Sarah Good, Elizabeth Howe, Susannah Martin, Rebecca Nurse, and Sarah Wildes were hanged at a site in Salem known as Proctor's Ledge.