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Vaping criminal probe announced by FDA as illnesses rise to 530

Vaping criminal probe announced by FDA as illnesses rise to 530 Mitch Zeller, director of the US Food and Drug Administration's Center for Tobacco Products, said the agency has collected more than 150 vaping product samples for analysis in its forensic chemistry center and the number continues to grow. [Full Article...]

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau embarrassed by ‘brown-face’ photo

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau embarrassed by ‘brown-face’ photo The photograph shows the prime minister wearing a turban, robes and with his hands, neck and face covered in dark makeup. One of his hands is placed across a woman's chest. In his speech, Trudeau rolled through some of the election promises his party has made since the campaign started one week ago, including boosts to the Canada Child Benefit, old age security and the Canada Pension Plan surviv... [Full Article...]

Pirates all-star closer Felipe Vazquez charged with soliciting a minor

Pirates all-star closer Felipe Vazquez charged with soliciting a minor The girl allegedly received a text message from Vazquez in July which showed him performing a sex act. Police seized several electronic devices when Vazquez was arrested. Frank Coonelly , the Pirates' president, said the franchise is taking the matter "extremely seriously", but no one involved in the organization can comment any further since it's an ongoing legal proceeding. [Full Article...]

Two Spokane Cases Are The Latest Related To Vaping In Washington

Two Spokane Cases Are The Latest Related To Vaping In Washington There are now three confirmed cases in the state. "The MHRA assess all reports received in association with nicotine-containing e-cigarettes and should any potential safety concerns be identified we will take appropriate action to protect public health", the spokesperson said. [Full Article...]

Almost 50000 UAW workers walk off the job at General Motors

Almost 50000 UAW workers walk off the job at General Motors As UAW vice president Terry Dittes said , "We stood up for General Motors when they needed us most". GM noted it has offered more than $7 billion in investments in USA and more than 5,400 new jobs. GM argues that its wages and benefits are among the best in the industry. "That's how they want to use the working class", he said. The union is demanding what it calls fair wages, affordab... [Full Article...]

Texas girl, 10, dies after contracting rare brain-eating amoeba while swimming

Texas girl, 10, dies after contracting rare brain-eating amoeba while swimming The night Lily Mae fell ill, she complained she had a headache before contracting a fever. According to CBS Dallas Fort Worth , officials diagnosed Avant with primary amebic meningoencephalitis after her admission to Cook, an infection caused by the Naegleria fowleri amoeba, sometimes called the "brain-eating amoeba". [Full Article...]

Sen. Klobuchar on Kavanaugh allegations

Sen. Klobuchar on Kavanaugh allegations Now, in their new book , New York Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly , are sparking fresh controversy, alleging that investigators failed to interview over two dozen people "who may have had corroborating evidence" regarding Kavanaugh's second accuser's account and, potentially, overlooked another alleged victim entirely.In a report , adapted from the soon-to-be-released book tit... [Full Article...]

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson gives update on Kevin Hart's health

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson gives update on Kevin Hart's health Jumanji: The Next Level star Kevin Hart has been released from the hospital following a severe auto crash. As E! News previously reported, Hart was in the passenger seat of his vintage muscle vehicle when the driver, friend Jared Black , veered off Mulholland Highway in Malibu, Calif. [Full Article...]

Related deaths alarm United States, flavored e-cigarettes targeted

Related deaths alarm United States, flavored e-cigarettes targeted But parents, teachers and health advocates have increasingly called for a crackdown on flavors , arguing that they are overwhelmingly to blame for a recent surge in underage vaping by US teens, particularly with small, discrete devices such as Juul's. [Full Article...]

European Central Bank introduces aggressive stimulus package to revive ailing economy

European Central Bank introduces aggressive stimulus package to revive ailing economy The ECB will also start buying €20 billion in bonds every month, starting in November as part of a quantitative easing program. Draghi, ECB president, said: "These risks mainly pertain to the prolonged presence of uncertainties related to geopolitical factors, the rising threat of protectionism, and vulnerabilities in emerging markets". [Full Article...]

Trump to propose ban on flavourings used in e-cigarettes

Trump to propose ban on flavourings used in e-cigarettes With more and more of the youth picking up on e-cigarettes, the Trump administration is taking on the vaping crisis by putting a ban on non-tobacco flavored products. The proposed ban comes as cases of vaping-related lung illnesses have surged in recent weeks. Numerous 450 reported cases are young people, with an average age of 19. [Full Article...]

Apple Watch Series 5 Release Date, Price Announced

The discount comes after the company unveiled the Apple Watch Series 5 , which has features like always-on display and a compass. Global Positioning System models start at $399 - $499 for Global Positioning System and cellular - and you'll be able to pre-order them starting today. [Full Article...]

Vanderbilt University shines in ‘U.S

Vanderbilt University shines in ‘U.S In the "Best Undergraduate Teaching " category, Emory tied for the No. 40 spot with eight other universities, including the Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Georgia, Northeastern University (Mass.) and the University of California, Santa Cruz. [Full Article...]

Sixth Person In United States Dies From Vaping-Related Illness

Sixth Person In United States Dies From Vaping-Related Illness Numerous reported illnesses involved vaping products, including cannabis products, containing vitamin E acetate, an oil derived from vitamin E that can be unsafe if inhaled. The department urges people who have trouble breathing after using vaping products to seek medical attention immediately. "Common sense says if you don't know what you are smoking, don't smoke it". [Full Article...]

Estranged husband of missing CT mom arrested by state police

Estranged husband of missing CT mom arrested by state police Those charges stemmed from surveillance footage that authorities said showed the pair dumping the trash bags containing items soaked with Jennifer's blood. The employee ended up putting new seats in the truck, but kept the original ones in case police wanted to test them, the document said. Jennifer Farber Dulos went missing in May. [Full Article...]

YouTube fined $170 million for violations of children’s privacy

YouTube fined $170 million for violations of children’s privacy But younger kids commonly watch videos on YouTube, and many popular YouTube channels feature cartoons or sing-a-longs made for children. In response, Google agreed to the record fine to resolve charges with the Federal Trade Commission and the attorney general of NY, which are set to announce their findings at a news conference in Washington. [Full Article...]

1 person dead, at least 10 wounded in shootings in Odessa, Texas

1 person dead, at least 10 wounded in shootings in Odessa, Texas It's unclear why police pulled over the unidentified gunman or what his motive was. Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety attempted to stop a gold sedan on Interstate 20, between the cities of Odessa and Midland , at 3:25 p.m. [Full Article...]

Brexit protests over Boris Johnson's Parliament prorogation expected to draw thousands

Brexit protests over Boris Johnson's Parliament prorogation expected to draw thousands Opposition MPs and some lawmakers from Johnson's own Conservatives want him to delay Brexit beyond October 31 if he fails to strike an agreement with the EU. Johnson wants the so-called backstop, the fallback provisions regarding the Irish border, scrapped completely. But Mr Hammond said eight current cabinet members had themselves defied the party whip this year by voting against Theresa May's ... [Full Article...]

Doctor On Vaping Lung Illnesses: 'We Clearly Are Seeing Something New'

Doctor On Vaping Lung Illnesses: 'We Clearly Are Seeing Something New' The root cause remains unclear, but officials said Friday that many reports involve marijuana vaping . "Stop using any vape and/or e-cigarette devices immediately", the department said Wednesday in a news release. The CDC has not identified one common product, but the CDC and Food and Drug Administration warned the public not to buy vaping products off the street. [Full Article...]

Trump administration tightens citizenship rules for children of U.S. military overseas

Trump administration tightens citizenship rules for children of U.S. military overseas The agency said the policy change could also affect the children of naturalized USA citizens who acquired citizenship after their child's birth. But the change would not apply to children who acquired citizenship at birth or while living in the United States. [Full Article...]


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