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USA proposes cutting nicotine in cigarettes to 'non-addictive' levels

It causes over 480,000 deaths per year. According to studies, cigarettes which have lesser levels of nicotine in them drive smokers to smoke less and eventually give up on the habit. Gottlieb also held out the possibility that premium cigars would be exempted from FDA oversight, but the overall outlook for traditional tobacco products appeared grim.

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Extreme Weather Could Kill 150000 Europeans pa by 2100

Nearly all of the projected deaths are expected to come from heat waves, particularly in southern Europe . Extreme weather could kill 152,000 people a year by 2100 if nothing is done to curb climate change , the scientists say. It is estimated that 151,500 people would die annually between 2071 and 2100, a sharp increase from 2,700 deaths a year recorded between 1981 and 2010.

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Search Under Way for Osprey That Went Down Off Australian Coast

Eric Flanagan, said the mishap took place around 4 p.m. local time Saturday, or about 2 a.m. The aircraft had been launched from the USS Bonhomme Richard assault ship and was involved in routine operations when it crashed , the statement said.

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Retailers expect record breaking sales during back-to-school tax holiday

Saturday and runs to midnight Sunday. For those three days, you can buy qualifying school supplies , clothing , footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items, tax free in Virginia . School supplies include textbooks, notebooks, paper, pens, pencils, crayons, art supplies, rulers, book bags, backpacks, handheld calculators, chalk, maps and globes.

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Everything to know about the upcoming total solar eclipse

A man named Michael Zeiler captured them on video during the total solar eclipse on November 14, 2012 in Australia. SC will experience the final moments of total darkness at 2.49pm Eastern time. Naturally, the coast is also going to offer up some supremely stunning eclipse views. The astronomical feat happens when the sun, moon and Earth align completely.

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Disney hiring Georgia, Florida residents to work from home

Disney is hiring SC residents to work for the company without leaving their homes. Positions are open to residents of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Texas and Nevada. Responsibilities include responding to emails from guests and answering and redirecting phone calls to the proper management channels. Disney is looking for candidates with excellent communication skills and a reliable, high-speed internet connection.