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Illinois lawmakers to consider flavored vaping ban

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Illinois lawmakers this fall will consider banning most flavored vaping products, following recent restrictions that some other states have enacted amid concerns...
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Didn't he learn what deterrence is? Cruz insists Iran wants to nuke American cities, puzzles Twitter

Didn't he learn what deterrence is? Cruz insists Iran wants to nuke American cities, puzzles Twitter

4 hours ago   |   RT

Ted Cruz insists Tehran's grand dream is to nuke American cities and that Iran nuclear deal is to blame for the attack on Saudi oil facilities. The argument was mocked for...
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Pelosi Warns of ‘New Stage' of Inquiry if Trump Blocks Whistle-Blower Complaint

5 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Without mentioning impeachment, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said President Trump's refusal to hand over the whistle-blower complaint would trigger a “new chapter of lawlessness.”
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Does Your Real Estate Broker Owe You a Refund?

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

One renter paid $1,200 in dubious application fees. Thanks to a new state law, she got $800 back.
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Democrats grapple for open Congressional seat in the Bronx

Democrats grapple for open Congressional seat in the Bronx

13 hours ago   |   Politico

NEW YORK - Ruben Diaz Sr.'s enemies call him a homophobic egomaniac - more of a mini-Trump than a Democrat. But they also insist the longtime New York legislator is the man to...
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Zuckerberg's visit to DC tells lawmakers that Facebook is finally taking them seriously

1 day ago   |   CNBC

Lobbying experts said the visit is likely an attempt to be in lawmakers' ears as they consider legislation that would impact Facebook.
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Elizabeth Warren Lost Her Dream Job but Gained a Path to 2020

1 day ago   |   NY Times

She had a plan to take on big banks. In the fight to get it done, she honed the approach to politics that defines her presidential campaign.
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Ontario considers bill to protect farmers from animal rights activists

1 day ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - The Ontario government will consider all options including new legislation to shield farmers from animal rights activists, the province's agriculture ministry said...
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Lawmakers Court Trump on Gun Safety, With Some Appealing to His Ego

2 days ago   |   NY Times

President Trump is expected to decide next week whether to defy the N.R.A. and embrace a bill expanding background checks for gun buyers.
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Firefighters say protective gear could contain cancer-causing chemicals

Firefighters say protective gear could contain cancer-causing chemicals

2 days ago   |   WMUR

U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., has introduced new legislation to investigate the cancer risks of industrial chemicals commonly used in firefighters' gear.
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'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' aim for records at Emmy Awards

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' aim for records at Emmy Awards

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Antonio Brown goes on Twitter tirade, claims he's done playing in NFL; takes...

Antonio Brown goes on Twitter tirade, claims he's done playing in NFL; takes shots at Kraft, Roethlisberger

Antonio Brown, the embattled football wide receiver most recently cut by the New England Patriots, claimed Sunday that he will no longer be playing in the NFL. Read more ...

Jets look like they don't belong in embarrassing Patriots loss

Jets look like they don't belong in embarrassing Patriots loss

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Well, at least the Jets can't lose next week. The Jets fell to 0-3 on Sunday with a 30-14 loss to the Patriots at Gillette Stadium. Now, they get a bye next... Read more ...

Cities across the world flash the Bat Signal on Batman Day

Cities across the world flash the Bat Signal on Batman Day

Cities across the world on Saturday marked Batman Day by flashing the Bat Signal across buildings and into the night sky, a nod to the Caped Crusader on his 80th birthday. Read more ...

Former Texas, Ole Miss quarterback Jevan Snead found dead in Austin; police...

Former Texas, Ole Miss quarterback Jevan Snead found dead in Austin; police investigating

The former Texas and Ole Miss quarterback was reportedly found dead in Austin. Police are investigating his death. Read more ...

Daniel Jones is Giants hero in incredible comeback win

Daniel Jones is Giants hero in incredible comeback win

The Comeback Kid! Daniel Jones channeled his inner-Eli Manning to lead a game-winning 75-yard drive Sunday against the Buccaneers, as the Giants won their first game of the... Read more ...

Neymar scores late as PSG beats Lyon in French league

Neymar scores late as PSG beats Lyon in French league

PARIS - Neymar scored an 87th-minute winner to give Paris Saint-Germain a 1-0 win at Lyon in the French league on Sunday. Read more ...

MLB wrap: Astros win third straight American League West title

MLB wrap: Astros win third straight American League West title

George Springer hit three home runs in four innings and added four RBIs. Read more ...

Giants win Daniel Jones' debut after Buccaneers miss last-second field goal

Giants win Daniel Jones' debut after Buccaneers miss last-second field goal

Matt Gay missed the 34-yard kick wide right, sealing the victory for New York. Read more ...

Best Fantasy Week 4 Waiver Pickups: Saquon Barkley injury gives value to...

Best Fantasy Week 4 Waiver Pickups: Saquon Barkley injury gives value to handcuff Wayne Gallman, Phillip Dorsett outlook bright

Saquon Barkely's injury has Giants handcuff Wayne Gallman among the top Week 4 fantasy waiver wire pickups. See the whole list, including breakouts Mecole Hardman and Phillip... Read more ...