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November 15, 2019 - 3:39 pm
By BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer Twitter says its new ban on political ads will cover appeals for votes, solicitations for campaign contributions and any political content. Twitter is defining political content to include any ad that references a candidate, political party, government...
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October 29, 2019 - 1:07 pm
By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Alabama's near-total abortion ban from taking effect next month, saying the law, part wave of new abortion restrictions by conservative states, is clearly unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson...
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September 18, 2019 - 1:16 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has joined New York in banning the sale of flavored e-cigarettes as federal health officials investigate the cause of hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who have used vaping devices. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released details...
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September 11, 2019 - 3:05 pm
By MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping . The Food and Drug Administration will develop guidelines to remove from the...
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September 05, 2019 - 6:15 pm
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has brought its first case for violating the federal ban on bump stocks, devices that allow a semi-automatic firearm to fire rapidly like a machine gun. Federal prosecutors say Ajay Dhingra of Houston has been charged with...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2019, file photo, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer listens to Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., in Clawson, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
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September 04, 2019 - 12:50 pm
By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer moved Wednesday to make her state the first to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, accusing companies of using candy flavors and deceptive advertising to "hook children on nicotine." The Democrat ordered the state...
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August 27, 2019 - 3:27 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy won't take effect Wednesday after a federal judge temporarily blocked it from being implemented. U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs put a pause on the law as a legal challenge against it plays out in court,...
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August 21, 2019 - 1:38 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty has raised new threats to Russia and will warrant a response. The Pentagon said it tested a modified ground-launched version of a Navy Tomahawk cruise missile, which...
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June 24, 2019 - 12:36 pm
Richmond, VA — In preparation for the July 9 Special Session of the Virginia General Assembly, Mayor Levar Stoney has proposed legislation banning firearms in city parks and city buildings. This legislation will be introduced in anticipation of General Assembly action to grant such authority to...
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June 17, 2019 - 12:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided with the state of Virginia on Monday, finding nothing improper about its decades-old ban on mining radioactive uranium. The owners of a massive deposit of radioactive uranium, the largest known in the United States, challenged that ban, which has prevented...
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