Ban on menthol cigarettes in the works for Biden administration

Washington: The Biden administration is planning to propose a ban on menthol cigarettes, a long-sought public health goal of civil rights and anti-tobacco groups that has been beaten back by the tobacco industry for years, according to a federal health official. For decades, menthol cigarettes have been marketed aggressively to black people in the United States. About 85 per cent […]

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Indian flight ban leaves Australians stranded, ‘helpless’ families divided

Harpinder Kaur Romana hasn’t seen her three-year-old daughter for more than a year. The healthcare worker from the Melbourne suburb of Truganina weeps as she explains her daughter, Ashlyn, left for a six-week holiday in India with her grandparents in January last year. Harpinder Kaur Romana with her youngest daughter Arzoyi. The family has been separated from her oldest daughter […]

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Twitter’s decision to ban Donald Trump is chilling if you care about free speech

Twitter’s decision to kick US President Donald Trump permanently off its platform “due to the risk of further incitement of violence” following earlier similar moves by Facebook and Instagram has set off a free-speech firestorm. On the facts, Twitter had a strong case. The violence and desecration at the Capitol on January 6 had not been seen since the British […]

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Brexit news latest – Brits banned from UK return from Spain as Boris claims 'substantial sums of money' are coming back

A TOTAL of nine Brits have been stopped from flying to Madrid after airline staff claimed their residency papers were now invalid. Among those banned from the joint BA/Iberia Heathrow flight was journalist and photographer Max Duncan. Both the Spanish and British governments have said both the old Foreign National Identification (NIE) document and the new Foreign ID Card (TIE) […]

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Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali dead at 68

Fox News Flash top entertainment headlines for August 21 Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking today in entertainment. Frankie Banali, a drummer for Quiet Riot and W.A.S.P., has died. He was 68. The musician died Thursday in Los Angeles, Calif., while surrounded by family after battling stage four pancreatic cancer, a statement shared via […]

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