Internal documents show that J&J talcum powder was sometimes tainted with carcinogenic asbestos and that the company kept that information from regulators and the public.
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U.S. sets new March 2 date for China tariff increases amid talks
The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Friday officially changed the scheduled date of a tariff rate increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 12:01 a.m. EST (0501 GMT) on March 2, 2019 as the United States and China pursue talks on trade and intellectual property.
Mueller rebukes Flynn, saying he knew better than to lie to FBI
President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn knew better than to lie to the FBI and does not deserve sentencing leniency because he was not warned that lying to federal agents was a crime, U.S. prosecutors said on Friday.
Mexico loses 10-year WTO battle over U.S. tuna labeling
The United States won a legal battle over "dolphin safe" tuna-labeling on Friday, when the World Trade Organization's appeals judges dismissed Mexico's argument that the U.S. labeling rules violated WTO rules.
Big Washington clean-up bill leads House Democrats' list
When the Democrats take over the U.S. House of Representatives in three weeks, their first order of business is expected to be a wide-ranging bill about political corruption, voter disenfranchisement and cleaning up campaign finance.
North Carolina Republican says he hired consultant at heart of fraud probe
The North Carolina Republican embroiled in a vote fraud controversy said on Friday he hired the political operative at the center of a probe into possible absentee ballot irregularities in a disputed U.S. congressional election.
Irish regulator investigates Facebook over private photo glitch
An Irish regulator said on Friday it was investigating Facebook Inc following the company's disclosure that a bug may have exposed private photos of up to 6.8 million users, the latest in a series of Facebook privacy glitches.
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The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it would require Gray Television Inc and privately held broadcaster Raycom Media Inc to divest broadcast stations in nine markets as a condition for their $3.6 billion merger.
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