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Officials Issue Health Warning Urging Those Who Vape to Stop

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 01:22
Officials in Kentucky's largest city have issued a public health warning that urges people who use vaping products to stop in the face of a national outbreak of severe lung injuries.

Uber Rides, Sex Abuse Are Subjects of New N Carolina Laws

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 01:21
New North Carolina laws taking effect in October are designed to keep Uber and Lyft passengers safe, protect girls from sexual abuse and help workers enter state-regulated trades.

UK PM Johnson: No Impropriety in My Relationship With U.S. Businesswoman

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 01:20
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday there had been no impropriety in his relationship with a U.S....

Louisiana AG Spokesman Resigns After Domestic Abuse Arrest

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 01:17
The spokesman for the Louisiana attorney general has resigned after being arrested and accused of strangling his pregnant girlfriend.

China Parades Its Latest Missiles in Challenge to US, Others

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 01:15
China shows off hypersonic ballistic nuclear missile believed capable of breaching all existing anti-missile shields, ICBM and other weaponry at military parade on 70th anniversary of founding of Communist state.

Japan Ups Sales Tax to 10% Amid Signs Economy Is Weakening

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 01:14
Japan raises consumption tax to 10%, raising worries economy might sputter.

Iran Sentences One Person to Death for Spying for the U.S. - Judiciary

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 01:10
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian courts have sentenced one person to death for spying for the United States and jailed two others for 10 years for the...

Ex-French PM Balladur to Face Trial Over 'Karachi Affair': Judicial Source

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 01:05
PARIS (Reuters) - France's former prime minister, Edouard Balladur, and an ex-defence minister will face trial over the so-called "Karachi affair",...

Whitmer Convenes Board to Make Budget Moves After Her Vetoes

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 01:00
A state board controlled by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is poised to meet to make budget moves after she vetoed nearly $1 billion in spending proposed by the Republican-led Legislature.

2 Charged With Murder in Fire That Killed Baby, Hurt 5 Kids

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 01:00
Two Tennessee women have been charged in a fire that killed a 9-month-old boy and injured five other children.

Track Coach Alberto Salazar Gets 4-Year Doping Ban

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 00:59
Track coach Alberto Salazar gets 4-year doping ban by U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

Arch Bridge Falls in Taiwan Bay, Divers Search for Victims

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 00:58
An arch bridge over a bay in eastern Taiwan collapsed, sending the span and an oil tanker truck falling onto boats in the water below and at least 11 people are feared trapped or missing.

UK PM Johnson Still Plans to Suspend Parliament to Launch New Agenda

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 00:56
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he was still planning to suspend parliament in order to launch...

The Latest: Battles in Hong Kong on China's National Day

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 00:51
Riot police have fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters in several districts in Hong Kong amid multiple rallies challenging the Chinese Communist Party as it marks its 70th year of rule.

Japan Protests South Korean Fighter Jet Patrol Over Disputed Islands - Kyodo

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 00:48
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has protested the patrol flight by South Korean fighter jets over islands at the center of a bitter dispute with Seoul,...

UK PM Johnson: I Am Still a Good Person Despite Brexit Pressure

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 00:43
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he was still a "generous-hearted" person, responding to a...

China Showcases Fearsome New Missiles to Counter U.S. at Military Parade

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 00:40
By Michael MartinaBEIJING (Reuters) - China's military on Tuesday showed off new equipment at a parade in central Beijing to mark 70 years since...

Credit Suisse Executive Quits Over Snooping on Ex-Manager

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 00:36
Swiss bank Credit Suisse says a senior executive and the head of its security operation have resigned over a decision to snoop on a former wealth management chief who joined rival UBS.

4 Presidential Candidates to Headline Ohio Democrats' Dinner

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 00:35
The national Democratic chairman and four of the party's 2020 presidential contenders are scheduled to headline the Ohio Democratic Party's biggest annual fundraiser.

Juul Stops Funding San Francisco Vaping Measure

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 00:33
Juul Labs says it will stop supporting a ballot measure to overturn an anti-vaping law in San Francisco, effectively killing the campaign.