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FDA to begin regulating e-cigarettes
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:31:30 GMT
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Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration plans to begin regulating electronic cigarettes for the first time, banning sales to minors and requiring manufacturers to put health warnings on the nicotine-delivering devices that have become a ...
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Net-Neutrality Advocates Angered by FCCs Planned New Rules
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:10:30 GMT
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Wheeler testifies before a Senate Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing on the FY2015 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies before a Senate Appropriations Financial ...
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Debris That Washed Ashore in Australia Not Part of Missing Malaysia Jet
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:16:16 GMT
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Voice of America
Australian authorities say debris that washed ashore in the western part of the country is not related to the missing Malaysian jetliner. The unidentified material was found near the coastal town of Augusta, southeast of where a massive multinational search for ...
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YES voices get stuck in tar pit on Michael Pineda issue during Yankees game
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:31:32 GMT
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New York Daily News
For whatever reason, whether they thought Pineda had learned a lesson, or thought Joe Girardi had put the pitcher through a pine-tar detector, or someone upstairs didn't want the issue to be broached, YES was caught with its microphones down. NEW YORK ...
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BC earthquake: 6.6 magnitude quake hits near Port Alice, BC
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:19:49 GMT
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A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Wednesday night shortly aftter 8 p.m. PT. The epicentre was located 40 kilometres southwest of Port Alice at a depth of 22 kilometres, according to the Pacific Tsunami Information Centre. The earthquake was initially ...
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Covering the business that Steve Jobs built
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:37:32 GMT
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Screen Shot 2014-04-23 at 11.19.16 PM FORTUNE -- The numbers are in, and they're surprisingly good. Stronger than expected iPhone sales seem to have boosted both the gross margin and the bottom line. iPad sales were a little weak, due largely to ...
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China media: US-Japan treaty
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:36:50 GMT
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BBC News
US President Barack Obama's security assurance to Japan is the main theme in Chinese papers and websites on Thursday. Mr Obama told Tokyo that a group of islands at the centre of its territorial dispute with Beijing fell under a security treaty that commits ...
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Facebook quarterly profits nearly triple to $642m
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:28:15 GMT
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Facebook profits nearly tripled in the first quarter to $642m on a 72% surge in revenues, helped by strong gains in mobile users and mobile advertising. Facebook said last night that advertising revenues on its huge social network were up 82% to $2.27 billion ...
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Angry parents seek autopsies of S Korea ferry victims
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:37:41 GMT
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Hindustan Times
Some parents of the mostly teenage victims of South Korea's ferry disaster are pushing for autopsies that might show their children were alive inside the submerged vessel and only died because the emergency response was so slow. The confirmed death toll ...
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Duchess of Cornwall devastated at brother Mark Shands death
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:48:45 GMT
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BBC News
The Duchess of Cornwall has been left "devastated" by news of her brother's death, Clarence House has said. Mark Shand, 62, died from a head injury after a fall in New York on Tuesday. A royal spokesman said the "sudden and tragic loss" of the ...
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