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US states, cities moving to restrict vaping

[ad_1] Tolga Akmen/Getty Images Citing public health risks, New York is banning vaping in public indoor places—which is already the case for traditional cigarettes. The new law, following a host of similar regulations tied to e-cigarettes across the nation, kicks in next month after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Monday. “These products are marketed as a healthier […]

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Congress opens probe into FBI’s handling of Clinton e-mail investigation

[ad_1] Mark Wilson/Getty Images Two House committees announced Tuesday that they would conduct a joint probe into the FBI’s handling of the Clinton e-mail investigation. The Clinton investigation concluded with no charges being levied against the former secretary of state who was running for president under the Democratic ticket. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman […]

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Congress opens probe into FBI’s handling of Clinton e-mail investigation

[ad_1] Mark Wilson/Getty Images Two House committees announced Tuesday that they would conduct a joint probe into the FBI’s handling of the Clinton e-mail investigation. The Clinton investigation concluded with no charges being levied against the former secretary of state who was running for president under the Democratic ticket. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman […]

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Congress opens probe into FBI’s handling of Clinton e-mail investigation

[ad_1] Mark Wilson/Getty Images Two House committees announced Tuesday that they would conduct a joint probe into the FBI’s handling of the Clinton e-mail investigation. The Clinton investigation concluded with no charges being levied against the former secretary of state who was running for president under the Democratic ticket. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman […]

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Congress opens probe into FBI’s handling of Clinton e-mail investigation

[ad_1] Mark Wilson/Getty Images Two House committees announced Tuesday that they would conduct a joint probe into the FBI’s handling of the Clinton e-mail investigation. The Clinton investigation concluded with no charges being levied against the former secretary of state who was running for president under the Democratic ticket. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman […]

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Body cams had no effect on police use of force in nation’s capital, study says

[ad_1] Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images Police body cams worn by 2,600 officers in the nation’s capital did not affect citizen complaints or the use of force by the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), according to a new study. “We found essentially that we could not detect any statistically significant effect of the body-worn cameras,” according to Anita […]

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Proposed law would regulate online ads to hinder Russian election influence

[ad_1] Dan Kitwood/Getty Images A bipartisan group of federal lawmakers wants to make it more difficult for Russia to influence US elections. To that end, the group has drawn up legislation requiring Internet-based companies like Google, Twitter, and Facebook to disclose who is buying political advertisements on their platforms and maintain those records after elections. The Honest Ads […]

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Supreme Court refuses to hear case questioning Google’s trademark

[ad_1] Leon Neal/Getty Images The Supreme Court declined Monday to review a petition asserting that the term “google” has become too generic and therefore unqualified for trademark protection. Without comment, the justices set aside a legal challenge claiming that Google had fallen victim to “genericide” and should no longer be trademarked. A lawsuit claimed the […]