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FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

In a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U.S. health official pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars and tighten rules governing the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.


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North Korea says it has tested ‘ultramodern tactical weapon’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observed the successful test of an unspecified “newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon,” state media reported Friday, in an apparent bid to apply pressures on the United States and South Korea amid a stalemated nuclear diplomacy.


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VA seeks to reduce GI Bill payment delays after IT woes

The Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday promised to try to speed up payments to thousands of veterans after delays caused by information technology problems.


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Trump visits Marines, talks at veterans’ event

President Donald Trump visited with Marines and spoke at a White House veterans’ conference Thursday amid fallout over his decision not to visit an American cemetery during his weekend trip to Paris to commemorate the end of World War I.


Judge blocks Kent State officials’ security fee for gun-rights event

Associated Press CLEVELAND A judge is blocking Kent State University officials from charging


Postal Service reports 12th year of financial loss

Associated Press WASHINGTON The U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday reported a financial loss for


University stops fraternity’s activities after student dies

Associated Press ATHENS, Ohio A university in Ohio has ordered a fraternity chapter to stop all


Family: Child at center of Ohio mass killing is safe

Associated Press COLUMBUS A child at the center of a custody dispute that may have set off a


Trump backs 1st major rewrite of sentencing laws in decades

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his support for the


Migrants in caravan arrive by hundreds at US border

Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans arrived in Tijuana


OSU drains Mirror Lake in advance of Michigan game

Associated Press COLUMBUS Ohio State University has temporarily drained Mirror Lake in advance


First lady calls for firing of White House adviser

Associated Press WASHINGTON In an extraordinary move, Melania Trump called publicly Tuesday for


Alliance police: Man had meth stashed in his underwear

Associated Press ALLIANCE Police in Ohio say a man arrested during a traffic stop had 33 grams


north korea US analysts locate secret missile sites

Associated Press WASHINGTON U.S. analysts said Monday they have located 13 secret North Korean


Kent State security fee for gun-rights event prompts lawsuit

A conservative advocacy group suing Kent State University officials argues the Ohio school is impeding free speech with a $1,800 fee to provide security for a planned gun-rights discussion at the student center.


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