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Judge mulls slashing $290 mn award in Roundup cancer case

Judge mulls slashing $  290 mn award in Roundup cancer caseA judge on Wednesday was mulling whether to gut a jury order that Monsanto pay $ 290 million in damages for not warning a groundskeeper that its weed killer product Roundup might cause cancer. In motions filed after the historic August verdict, Monsanto urged the judge to strip away the $ 250 million punitive portion of the damages, arguing that a new trial was justified. Rival attorneys argued before California state Judge Suzanne Bolanos, who did not say when she would rule on the motions.



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California judge mulls new trial in $289M Roundup award

California judge mulls new trial in $  289M Roundup awardSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco judge said Wednesday she is considering tossing out the lion's share of the $ 289 million judgment against agribusiness giant Monsanto and ordering a new trial over whether the company's weed-killer caused a groundskeeper's cancer.



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Michael Bloomberg Registers As Democrat As He Mulls 2020 Presidential Bid

Michael Bloomberg Registers As Democrat As He Mulls 2020 Presidential BidFormer New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday that he has changed his



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US mulls ban on flavored e-cigarettes amid youth 'epidemic'

US mulls ban on flavored e-cigarettes amid youth 'epidemic'US regulators said Wednesday they are considering an immediate ban on flavored e-cigarettes, as the Food and Drug Administration chief warned of an “epidemic” of vaping among youths. The agency sent more than 1,100 warning letters and 131 fines to retailers it said illegally sold JUUL and other e-cigarette products to minors during a nationwide undercover sting including brick-and-mortar and online stores this summer. The crackdown marked the “largest coordinated enforcement effort in the FDA’s history,” the agency said in a statement, warning of even harsher action to come.



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US mulls ban on flavored e-cigarettes amid youth 'epidemic'

US mulls ban on flavored e-cigarettes amid youth 'epidemic'US regulators said Wednesday they are considering an immediate ban on flavored e-cigarettes, as the Food and Drug Administration chief warned of an “epidemic” of vaping among youths. The agency sent more than 1,100 warning letters and 131 fines to retailers it said illegally sold JUUL and other e-cigarette products to minors during a nationwide undercover sting including brick-and-mortar and online stores this summer. The crackdown marked the “largest coordinated enforcement effort in the FDA’s history,” the agency said in a statement, warning of even harsher action to come.



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'National Disgrace!': Trump escalates attack on Mueller as jury mulls Manafort's fate

'National Disgrace!': Trump escalates attack on Mueller as jury mulls Manafort's fatePresident Trump on Monday escalated his attack on Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, labeling the special counsel “disgraced and discredited” and Mueller's investigators a “National Disgrace.”



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North Korea Mulls Ways To 'Conceal' Nuclear Weapons From U.S.: Reports

North Korea Mulls Ways To 'Conceal' Nuclear Weapons From U.S.: ReportsNorth Korea has no intention of giving up its entire nuclear stockpile and is



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Betsy DeVos Mulls The Fate Of Guidance Designed To Reduce Racial Bias In Schools

Betsy DeVos Mulls The Fate Of Guidance Designed To Reduce Racial Bias In SchoolsEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos met with a group of civil rights leaders,



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Pressed by lawmakers, US mulls more sanctions on Myanmar

Pressed by lawmakers, US mulls more sanctions on MyanmarWASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Friday the U.S. is considering further actions against those responsible for "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims, after a Myanmar general was blacklisted and Democratic lawmakers called for more military officers to face sanctions.



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China mulls three years' jail for anthem disrespect

China mulls three years' jail for anthem disrespectDisrespecting China’s national anthem could carry a prison sentence of up to three years under a new draft law amendment, which may also affect Hong Kong and Macau, state media reported Tuesday. Some football fans in the self-governing city have booed the Chinese anthem when it was played at matches, despite appeals for restraint. China has been fine-tuning legislation on the proper way and place to sing its national anthem, recently tightening rules that already bar people from performing it at parties, weddings and funerals.



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