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Health officials approve emergency ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in New York, citing safety concerns

Health officials approve emergency ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in New York, citing safety concerns [...]
Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New York

Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New York

New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mys [...]

Power being restored in Sierra Nevada after fire danger

Southern California Edison says electricity has been restored to nearly 11,000 customers in two Sierra Nevada counties where wildfire danger forc [...]
Dutch government to reform business tax rules

Dutch government to reform business tax rules

The Dutch government said Tuesday it plans to reform a business tax rule that allows wealthy multinationals to reduce the amount of tax they pay [...]
Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal

Officials in Japan appeared wary over the prospects for a trade deal with the U.S. after President Donald Trump said he was prepared to sign a pa [...]

Russian complaint against AP to be heard by media council

The Associated Press has agreed to accept the jurisdiction of Russia's press council in a dispute between the news agency and the head of the cou [...]

Chinese envoy going to US to prepare for trade talks

A Chinese envoy is going to Washington on Wednesday to prepare for trade negotiations. The announcement Tuesday follows conciliatory gestures by [...]
Brazil's environmental workers tell of decline before fires

Brazil's environmental workers tell of decline before fires

As fires burn across the Brazilian Amazon, the vast state of Amazonas has been among the hardest hit, with more than 6,600 blazes recorded in Aug [...]
Retailers scramble as NY moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Retailers scramble as NY moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Vape shops in New York are scrambling to respond to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to prohibit the sale of flavored vaping products — a ban poised to t [...]
Fishermen demand a say in decisions on offshore wind energy

Fishermen demand a say in decisions on offshore wind energy

Fishermen insisted Monday to a congressional subcommittee looking at offshore wind energy that they be consulted when crucial decisions are being [...]
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