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  • Cayman Islands releasing genetically modified mosquitos to fight Zika

    MIAMI (AP) -- British biotech company Oxitec and the Cayman Islands government announced plans Thursday to release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the fight against a species that spreads Zika and other diseases. Deployment of the mosquitoes against the Aedes aegypti species in the Cayman Islands is a major advance for Oxitec, which has promoted the method heavily as an environmentally safe way to combat the vectors of mosquito-borne illnesses while confronting public ...

  • FDA now calling for further regulation on e-cigarettes

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government announced sweeping new rules Thursday for electronic cigarettes that will for the first time require the devices and their ingredients to be reviewed, a mandate that could offer protection for consumers and upend a multibillion dollar industry that has gone largely unregulated. Before brands are allowed to stay in the market, regulators will check the e-cigarettes' design and the liquid nicotine they contain. The fast-growing devices have fou...

  • Ryan offering alternative to Trump for GOP voters

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Within the span of a single hour, Donald Trump gave Republicans wary of his presidential nomination yet another reason to worry - and House Speaker Paul Ryan tried to give them a way out. In a surprise rebuke, Ryan announced Thursday that he was "just not ready" to support Trump, who became the presumptive Republican presidential nominee this week after a big win in Indiana forced his remaining rivals from the race. Ryan told CNN that his party should ...

  • FBI interviewing top Clinton aides

    This is the latest in the investigation over Hillary Clinton's emails. 

  • Many republicans skipping the convention

    Mitt Romney adds him name to the growing list of former presidents and big name politicians boycotting the Republican National Convention.


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