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Trump plans ban on sale of flavoured e-cigarettes

US President Donald Trump has announced that his administration will ban flavoured e-cigarettes, after a spate of vaping-related deaths. — Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) September 9, 2019 Report End of Twitter post by @FLOTUS She was present at Wednesday’s announcement. Mr Trump told reporters his administration would implement strong rules to protect …

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California passes landmark gig economy rights bill

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES California lawmakers have passed a bill that paves the way for gig economy workers to get holiday and sick pay. Assembly Bill 5, as its known, will affect firms like Uber and Lyft, which are based in California and depend on those working in the gig economy. …

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London Stock Exchange gets £32bn Hong Kong bid

Image copyrightREUTERS The company that owns Hong Kong’s main stock exchange has made a £32bn bid to buy its rival in London. Shares in the London Stock Exchange Group jumped by more than 15% on news of the offer, but fell back later. Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing said in …

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China scraps some US tariffs ahead of trade talks

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES China has released a list of 16 US imports that will be exempted from tariffs in the ongoing trade war between the world’s two largest economies. They include anti-cancer drugs and animal feed. But with more than 5,000 products on it, the list of goods that are …

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Brazil”s 17 game unbeaten run ends

Brazil had not lost a game since Belgium knocked them out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia Peru ended Brazil’s 17-match unbeaten run with a 1-0 friendly win in Los Angeles. Luis Abram scored the only goal in the 84th minute, inflicting the first defeat in over a year …

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores 4 goals

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored a record 34 goals in European Championship qualifiers and finals Cristiano Ronaldo scored four goals as Portugal beat Lithuania in Euro 2020 qualifying. The Juventus forward has now scored 93 international goals, 16 behind Iran legend Ali Daei’s world record. He scored an early penalty, before …

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Griezmann misses second penalty in France win over Andorra

Antoine Griezmann has missed his last two penalties for France after scoring his first seven Antoine Griezmann missed his second penalty in four days but France still beat Andorra in Euro 2020 qualifying. Kingsley Coman rounded goalkeeper Josep Gomes to give Les Bleus the lead, but Gomes then denied Griezmann …

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Solheim Cup 2019: Stacy Lewis pulls out of United States team

Ally McDonald steps in as first alternate and will be one of six rookies in the US team Solheim Cup Date: 13-15 September Venue: Gleneagles, Scotland Coverage: Full live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app followed by an hour-long highlights show on BBC Two or BBC Four each day that will …

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