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Manager of Brooklyn Vape store Mohammed Isa smokes an e-cigarette in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Joe Penney - RTSW548
Should e-cigarettes be exempt from FDA rules? A House panel says yes

Legislation approved Wednesday by the Republican-controlled Appropriations Committee would prevent the FDA from requiring retroactive safety reviews of e-cigarettes already on the market. But most panel Democrats said the products are dangerous and are targeted at children.

World Jul 29

Congress at odds over $225 million aid package for Israel

WASHINGTON — Democratic and Republican members of Congress scrambled Tuesday to seal a $225 million boost to Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system before they break this week for a month-long recess. But the House and Senate are at odds…

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