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FDA proposes banning sales of e-cigarettes to youths

By Sean Lengell | 04/24/14 01:16 PM

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed new restrictions to regulate electronic cigarettes, including banning their sale to minors. The move is aimed at extending government oversight to the new and mostly unregulated industry.
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Internet governance debated in Brazil

04/24/14 11:45 PM

SAO PAULO (AP) — An international two-day conference on Internet governance is drawing to a close in Brazil as government officials, academics and technical experts from some 90 countries debate how the Internet should be run. The final document of the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the...
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Russia's Putin calls the Internet a 'CIA project'

By NATALIYA VASILYEVA | 04/24/14 02:16 PM

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called the Internet a CIA project and made comments about Russia's biggest search engine Yandex, sending the company's shares plummeting. The Kremlin has been anxious to exert greater control over the Internet, which opposition activists —...
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