Day: September 7, 2017

LONDON, Sept 7 (Reuters) – The alcohol industry uses denial, distortion and distraction to mislead people about the risks of developing cancer from drinking, often employing similar tactics to those of the tobacco industry, a study said on Thursday. Drinks industry organizations often present the relationship between alcohol and cancer as highly complex, implying there
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency will run out of disaster assistance funding on Friday unless Congress approves more money, two Florida senators warned on Thursday. As Hurricane Irma barrels through the Caribbean on its way to an expected landfall on Florida on Sunday, Senate Republicans agreed to more than double funding
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VIENNA (Reuters) – The leader of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party (FPO) on Thursday criticized the European Union’s top court for upholding Brussels’ right to force member states to take in asylum-Seekers, calling the quota system an “immigration program”. Heinz-Christian Strache, whose anti-immigrant party could become kingmaker in next month’s parliamentary election, took sides with Hungary’s
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(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) Chief Executive Bob Iger said on Thursday the company’s earnings per share for this year will roughly be in line with a year ago, dragging down shares of media stocks. Iger also said Disney’s streaming service would exclusively feature movies from blockbuster franchise “Star Wars” and Marvel films such
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Transparency International to campaign for accountability and action in Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany and United Kingdom Transparency International, the global anti-corruption organisation, is calling for politicians, banks and businesses that helped to launder the reputation of Azerbaijan across Europe to be investigated and, if appropriate, for the perpetrators to be sanctioned. The anti-corruption organisation will
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