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[Asia-pacific, USA] US House passes standalone fast track bill giving president more authority in TPP talks

The US House has passed Trade Promotion Authority bill that boost presidential authority in negotiating trade deals. This version of the legislation is not linked to any other bill. It was passed around noon today with a vote of 218-208. The sister leg
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:00
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VIDEO: E-cigarette usage surges in past year: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Significantly more Americans are using electronic-cigarettes and other vaporizing devices than a year ago, but most of those consumers are also smoking conventional cigarettes, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll.
Reuters
added Jun 11, 2015 10:20
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[USA] US authorities unlikely to stop 2016 election fundraising free-for-all

the election could unfold with record money - predictions are for overall campaign chests of more than $5 billion..."The fact that the FEC is neutered is not going to motivate the DOJ to go out on a limb and do a bunch of these cases," said former federal
Reuters
added Jun 5, 2015 14:55
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[Asia-pacific, USA] McConnell, Siding With Obama on Trade Deal, Describes Unlikely Alliance

On the issue of trade, he and the president who is so often the object of his scorn both believe that a sweeping accord with 11 other Pacific Rim nations will stoke the United States economy for years. In the caricature of how Washington works, Mr. McCon
New York Times
added May 21, 2015 19:56
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[Asia-pacific, USA] Fast-Track Trade Bill Survives Key Senate Vote

Measure one step closer to passage; difficult path expected in the House Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell talks about the trade bill on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. ENLARGE
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 21, 2015 19:28
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[Asia-pacific, USA] Sweeping Trade Bill Passes a Key Senate Vote

A flurry of last-minute deal-making on the Senate floor on Thursday rescued President Obama’s ambitious trade agenda from defeat, breaking a filibuster to advance legislation that would empower the president to complete a sweeping, 12-nation Pacific trade
New York Times
added May 21, 2015 19:27
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[USA] CARASIK: In Pro-Corporate Tribunals We Trust / Is Obama's signature trade deal giving away the United States' right to protect its citizens?

How can this happen? In each case, Philip Morris is empowered to sue because of investment treaties. Many treaties and trade agreements enshrine the rights of corporations to claim that a country’s right to regulate public health interferes with profits
Foreign Policy Magazine
added May 4, 2015 16:39
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[USA] U.S. cancer institute, software firm reach deals in Cuba

The Roswell Park Cancer Institute of Buffalo, New York, on Tuesday signed an agreement with Cuba's Center for Molecular Immunology to develop a lung cancer vaccine with a clinical trial in the United States, Roswell Chief Executive Officer Candace Johnso
Reuters
added Apr 21, 2015 18:32
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[UK, USA] Cheapest way to make money in the long run ($$)

Rather than chase exciting new inventions, though, investors should have stuck with what they knew: tobacco companies were the best-performing shares over the past 115 years in the US, while in Britain brewers and distillers topped the table.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 10, 2015 17:46
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[USA] Bizarre study investigates whether gay people live near tobacco shops

The National Institutes of Health in the US helped to fund the study at the University of North Carolina, entitled ‘Relationship Between Tobacco Retailer Density and Sexual Minority Couples’. The study states: “Tobacco use is substantially higher among
PinkNews.co.uk (uk)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:39
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