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  • FDA weighs new restrictions on liquid nicotine products

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are considering whether to require new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine formulas used with e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday…

  • Hole found in engine of small plane that crashed into house

    PLAINVILLE, Mass. (AP) — A federal investigator says there was internal damage to the engine of a small plane that crashed into a Massachusetts home and burned, killing three people aboard. National Transportation Safety Board…

  • Canadiens agree to 2-year deal with forward Brian Flynn

    MONTREAL (AP) — Forward Brian Flynn agreed to a $1.9 million, two-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday. Flynn was acquired by Montreal from the Buffalo Sabres on March 2 for a fifth-round draft…

  • US court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon.com, a divided federal appeals court…

  • List of 18 people honored with Carnegie Medals for heroism

    Winners of Carnegie Medals formally announced Tuesday: — Christopher Brooks King, 29, of Roswell, New Mexico, rescued a 38-year-old woman from a burning home in January 2014. — Martin V. Hohenstein, 51, of Dakota City,…

  • OxyContin maker bows out of meeting on harder-to-abuse drug

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The makers of the potent painkiller OxyContin have pulled out of a federal meeting to review the company’s harder-to-abuse version of the much-debated drug. An executive for Purdue Pharma says the company…

  • US opening market to Argentina, Brazil beef imports

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina and Brazil are greeting news that they will soon be able to export fresh beef into the United States after a longtime ban. Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman said…

  • Grain higher and livestock mixed

    CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery advanced 32.25 cents to $6.1575 a bushel; September corn was 30 cents higher at 4.22 a bushel;…

  • Federal Export-Import Bank set for midnight expiration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives cheered the demise of the federal Export-Import Bank Tuesday and vowed to beat back efforts to revive it, even as business leaders issued dire warnings that letting the agency expire at…

  • Drug and device firms paid $6.5B to care providers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals nearly $6.5 billion last year, from research grants to free lunches and junkets. The latest update to the Open…

  • Nielsen’s top programs for June 22-28

    NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 22-28. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “America’s Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 11.08 million. 2. “NCIS,” CBS, 8.78 million. 3. “Celebrity…

  • Greece hits new low as bailout to expire, default looms

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss on Tuesday, when the bailout program it has relied on for five years was set to expire and the country was due to become…

  • Campbell movie sets standard for CNN film

    NEW YORK (AP) — CNN’s airing of a documentary on singer Glen Campbell’s fight with Alzheimer’s Disease shattered previous viewership records for a movie on the news network. The Nielsen company said 2.76 million people…

  • USDA: Record soybean crop planted, progress slowed by rain

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A record 85.1 million acres of soybeans are in the ground, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday, but it’s not clear whether they’ll all sprout because persistent rain in…

  • Crude rises

    NEW YORK (AP) — Crude oil futures prices ended higher on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The near-month contract for the benchmark grade rose $1.14 — closing at $59.47 a barrel.