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N. Korea believed to test new rocket engine to provoke US

Dec. 9, 2019 4:23 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A day after North Korea said it had performed a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site, there is wide speculation that it involved a new engine for either a space launch vehicle or a long-range missile. Whatever it was, the North Korean...

LAPD joins departments testing device that snares suspects

Dec. 3, 2019 12:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department will begin testing a device designed to ensnare a person from a distance, giving officers an alternative to firing a Taser or a gun, as police departments nationwide are being criticized for their uses of force. The Los Angeles Times reports Tuesday that...

Drug designed and manufactured for 9-year-old Boulder girl

Nov. 29, 2019 12:07 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Mila Makovec has high pigtails in her dark hair and a cloth doll tucked under her arm as she wakes up in a hospital bed, where she’s just been injected with a one-of-a-kind drug intended to save her life. The drug works for only one person in the world — this 9-year-old girl...

Lab company bringing nearly 750 jobs to North Carolina

Nov. 27, 2019 12:42 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s governor has announced that a clinical trial lab services provider will add 749 jobs at a new facility over the next few years. Gov. Roy Cooper issued a statement Wednesday that Q Squared Solutions LLC will invest $73 million in the Durham-based facility...

Michigan halts sale of marijuana e-cigs unless re-tested

Nov. 22, 2019 5:57 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Friday halted the sale of marijuana vaping products until they are tested for a compound that has been identified as a culprit in e-cigarette-related lung illnesses. The state Marijuana Regulatory Agency’s emergency rules, which prohibit vitamin E acetate, apply to...

Lawsuit: NY prisoners punished over false drug results

Nov. 21, 2019 12:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of New York state prisoners were wrongly subjected to sometimes harsh punishments after drug tests erroneously showed that they had used narcotics while incarcerated, according to a federal class action lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday against the manufacturer of the...

Sparks pot lab’s license suspended over THC testing levels

Nov. 20, 2019 2:58 PM EST

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — State officials have suspended the marijuana license of a Sparks laboratory accused of altering THC levels during the testing of pot products, the Reno Gazette Journal reported Wednesday. The Nevada Department of Taxation issued an advisory on Monday saying Certified Ag Labs LLC...

DNR rejects Johnson Controls plan to oversee pollution tests

Nov. 19, 2019 10:17 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources is rejecting a plan from a unit of Johnson Controls International that calls for the agency rather than the company to determine the extent of pollution from firefighting foam around Marinette. Tyco Fire Products, a unit of Johnson Controls, has...

FDA warns Dollar Tree about flagged Chinese manufacturers

Nov. 15, 2019 2:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government regulators have again warned Dollar Tree’s parent company about importing drugs and cosmetics that could be tainted due to improper product testing during manufacturing. The Food and Drug Administration said that Greenbrier International also did not properly perform its...

Wisconsin residents using medical cannabis amid restrictions

Nov. 9, 2019 1:06 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — After four decades of using strong prescription drugs to treat Crohn's disease, a chronic digestive disorder, Patty developed an aggressive form of skin cancer. "It's because my body has been suppressed for so long, it can't fight it (cancer)," the Wisconsin resident said. Patty, who...