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U.S. withdrawal from WHO over claims of China influence to take effect July 2021: U.N.

Mike Ryan, Executive Director of the World Health Organization (WHO), walks past the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) after the World Health Assembly (WHA) following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Geneva, Switzerland, May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

NEW YORK - The United States will leave the World Health Organization (WHO) on July 6, 2021, the United Nations said on Tuesday, after receiving notification of the decision by President Donald Trump, who has accused the agency of becoming a puppet for China during the coronavirus pandemic.  Full Article 

A TikTok logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Exclusive: U.S. probing allegations TikTok violated children's privacy - sources

WASHINGTON - The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Justice Department are looking into allegations that popular app TikTok failed to live up to a 2019 agreement aimed at protecting children's privacy, according to two people interviewed by the agencies.  Full Article 

Signage of The Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington, U.S. June 29, 2020. REUTERS/Karen Ducey

Boeing settles nearly all Lion Air 737 MAX crash claims: filing

SEATTLE - Boeing Co has reached settlement agreements in more than 90% of the wrongful death claims filed in federal court after the 2018 crash of a Lion Air 737 MAX in Indonesia that killed all 189 people on board, a court filing on Tuesday said.  Full Article 

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Movie theater chains sue New Jersey over coronavirus-related closures

2020年欧洲杯小组赛赛程Six movie theater chains, including AMC Entertainment, Cinemark and Regal Cinemas, have sued New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy for refusing to let them resume operations, even after allowing churches, retailers and indoor shopping malls to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.

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A tourist buys Cuban cigars at the San Roman cigar store in the Little Havana district as U.S. President Donald Trump announces changes to U.S.-Cuba policy, in Miami, Florida, U.S. June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Javier Galeano

Court overturns FDA rule on cigar and pipe tobacco labels

A federal appeals court has overturned a U.S. Food and DrugAdministration rule requiring health warning labels on cigarsand pipe tobacco, finding the agency did not consider how thelabels would affect the number of smokers.  Full Article 

FILE PHOTO: A person walks outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., May 12, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to withhold parts of Russia report

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a bid by President Donald Trump's administration to avoid disclosing to a Democratic-led congressional panel grand jury materials related to former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report documenting Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.  Full Article 

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Roundup judge poised to reject novel class for future claims

A mere two weeks ago, I told you about a revolutionary class action proposal by Roundup maker Bayer and a team of plaintiffs' lawyers that offered a whole new way for companies to think about resolving their long-term exposure to mass tort liability.