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ALBUQUERQUE (Reuters) – Five members of a New Mexico compound on Wednesday were denied bail after a federal grand jury indicted them on firearms and conspiracy charges. FILE PHOTO: A combination photo shows defendants Jany Leveille (L) and Siraj Ibn Wahhaj during a hearing in Taos District Court in Taos County, New Mexico, U.S., August
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – New Jersey’s sportsbooks made $9.2 million of gross revenue in August, bringing the total so far this year to $16.5 million since the state began allowing legal sports wagers in June, state gambling officials said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Gamblers place bets on sports at Monmouth Park Sports Book by William
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WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering a ban on flavored e-cigarettes from Juul Labs and other companies as it grapples with an “epidemic” of youth e-cigarette use that threatens to create a new generation of nicotine addicts, the agency’s head said on Wednesday. In a speech at FDA headquarters,
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(Reuters) – A Russian man pleaded guilty on Wednesday in U.S. federal court in Connecticut to criminal hacking charges stemming from his operation of the Kelihos botnet, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement. Peter Yuryevich Levashov, 38, used the Kelihos botnet – a global network of tens of thousands of infected computers –
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Wednesday dropped more than 3,000 open marijuana smoking and possession cases dating back to 1978, saying the action would serve justice and address racial disparities in the prosecution of marijuana offenses. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. speaks at a news conference about dismissing
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (Reuters) – Beach communities in North and South Carolina emptied out on Wednesday as Hurricane Florence threatened to unleash pounding surf and potentially deadly flooding as the most powerful storm to make a direct hit on the southeastern states in decades. A police vehicle patrols the beach ahead of the arrival of Hurricane
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(Reuters) – The owner of a restaurant popular with presidential hopefuls and a former police chief won major party nominating contests on Tuesday and will face off in November in a notoriously fickle congressional district in New Hampshire, seen as a key prize with control of Congress at stake. Democratic candidate for the U.S. House
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