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FDA proposes ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars

A top USA health official on Thursday pledged to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes , outlaw flavors in all cigars , and tighten rules regarding the s...


Jennie-O turkey products recalled for possible salmonella outbreak

The products included were produced on September 11, 2018 and shipped to retail locations nationwide. Back in July, the ongoing salmonella outbreak had only m...


More talk of US-China trade ceasefire

That would then be followed by months of talks, Ross said. "We may not have to do that", Trump told reporters on Friday. The tariff rate on US$200 billion...


McCarthy to lead House GOP, work to win majority

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy talk during the House GOP press conference in the Capitol following the House Republi...


Air India Drunk Pilot Sacked From Exec Position

You can't give me a wee bottle of wine?' The video clip ends with the 50-year-old having a rant at her fellow business class passengers for not "standing up a...


British PM battles for survival over Brexit deal

A defiant May insisted Brexit meant making "the right choices, not the easy ones" and urged lawmakers to support the deal "in the national interest". "A secon...


Oil falls to lowest price in 12 months

This sharp drop not only marks the end of the current twelve-day decline streak but also is the lowest mark for the last twelve months as well, furthering the p...


Apple suppliers tumble on as weak iPhone demand persists

For iPhone XR , the estimate has gone from 100 million to 70 million for fourth quarter 2018 to third quarter 2019, which is a drastic cut. On Friday we rep...


How major United States stock indexes fared Monday

It was down briefly by 648 points. Apple's decline impeded the tech-heavy Nasdaq, which fell more than 2 percent. "You always have regulation concern with t...


Amazon picks NY and Northern Virginia for HQ2, report says

That works out to $61,000 in incentives provided to Amazon for each job in Long Island City and roughly $23,000 for each job in Arlington. TF Cornerstone ...


Jim Jordan: House GOP Leaders Blew 2018 Election

The third-term Bay State congressman was also prominently involved in an unsuccessful effort to oust her from the leadership role following the 2016 election ...


Oil falls after Trump calls on OPEC not to cut supply

The sanctions lifted supply concerns and concerns over economic slowdown, which may curb fuel demand. The worry: The Organization of the Petroleum Exportin...


Amazon unveils NY and Virginia as new HQs

The Wall Street Journal reported about a week ago that Amazon was in late-stage negotiations with several locations including New York , Crystal City as w...


‘Crackdown’ is free on Xbox One right now

Traditionally, it's believed that those using mouse and keyboard have an advantage as they enable users to be more precise and react quicker. Warframe , War T...


FDA Limits Flavored E-Cigarettes to Reduce Teen Use

The FDA is also considering online restrictions, including having age-verification requirements for those sales. The FDA will continue to permit that flavor to ...


China's annual shopping frenzy shatters another record

This year's November 11 gala offers a glimpse of consumer sentiment in China as USA tensions and a tit-for-tat tariff war depress stock markets and threaten...


Walmart releases its Black Friday ad for holiday shoppers

Of course, RCA isn't exactly a top-tier PC brand, but that price is $30-$40 lower than we've seen so far for any laptop running Windows that we've previewed as ...


Indonesia's Lion Air plane crashes into pole in new accident

The incident comes as Boeing issued a warning to airlines about how to address incorrect cockpit readings as investigators probe what happened before Lion Air F...


Tesla names Robyn Denholm as its new chairwoman, replacing Elon Musk

Twenty-First Century Fox Chief Executive, James Murdoch, who also sits on the Tesla board , was tipped to succeed Musk before today's announcement was made. Th...


Musk tweets new video of LA-area transportation test tunnel

To which Musk instantly replied that he would love to be in India. This isn't the first time Space X CEO has shown interest to enter the Indian market. Crui...


Passengers create stink over pungent planeload of durian

A cargo of pungent durian fruit caused an Indonesian plane to be delayed for an hour after passengers turned their noses up at the funky freight and refused t...


Michigan Becomes First Midwest State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Approval of Proposal 1 comes ten years after MI voters approved medical marijuana. Voters in 37 states considered an array of intriguing ballot measures. ...


Democrats set to retake House majority, but will go backwards in Senate

If not, the race for the next presidential election in 2020 is well and truly on. The contest to succeed retiring California Republican Darell Issa is likely go...


Lowe’s closing underperforming stores

Lowe's maintains more than 2,000 stores in North America. Lowe's said employees in the affected stores were notified of the closures Sunday evening. Lowe's ...


Amazon HQ2 to be split evenly between two cities

As far as word from Amazon goes, there have been few official hints since the company announced their 20-city short list in January. Amazon's decision to ...


Reimposition of Iran sanctions spells uncertainty for Korean businesses

Officially, Washington does not name these countries, however, according to media reports , it is, in particular, about Italy, India , Japan, South Korea, ...


Tesla auto-park upgrade to be ready in six weeks - Musk

On a new episode of the " Recode Decode " podcast, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he will no longer tweet information "that might cause a substantial movement in th...


USA adds 250,000 jobs in October, jobless rate steady

Eighteen states have increased their minimum wages this year. "It is encouraging to see that Americans are seeing more in their paychecks as job creators compet...


Amazon Fulfillment Center collapse kills 2

One person was found under debris and taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. At least two people are dead after a partial building collapse on Fr...


Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Sold by Alps Advisors Inc

Apple earned $14.1 billion, a 32 percent increase from the same time a year ago during the past quarter. iPad unit sales amounted to 9.69 million, down 6 p...


President-Elect of Brazil Plans to Close Palestinian Embassy

Guatemala and Paraguay also moved their embassies to Jerusalem after the USA transfer, though the latter announced in September it would return its embassy ...


Xi, Trump have telephone conversation, to meet during G20 summit

General Assembly and reached a deal to tackle China's unfair trade practices. "As the president said, we would like to talk to them about it, but they may not b...


Trump Flags End To China Trade War As Stocks Dive

Trump also noted that talks have been progressing to the point where China seems more inclined to make a trade agreement and signaled the country may be feeling...


Tesla hit with SEC subpoena over Model 3 production targets

The company has disclosed that it had received a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission, and an informal request for information from the Departme...


Oil price falls to $75 from high of $86

Analysts fear Saudi retaliation would cause supply shock, sending oil prices up. If inventories are higher than expected in the United States, the world's big...