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California to list glyphosate as cancer-causing; Monsanto vows fight

California to list glyphosate as cancer-causing; Monsanto vows fightGlyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) said on Monday. Monsanto vowed to continue its legal fight against the designation, required under a state law known as Proposition 65, and called the decision "unwarranted on the basis of science and the law." The listing is the latest legal setback for the seeds and chemicals company, which has faced increasing litigation over glyphosate since the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer said that it is "probably carcinogenic" in a controversial ruling in 2015....

Brave Dad Describes Moment He Caught Girl Who Fell Out of Ride: 'God Dropped an Angel'

Brave Dad Describes Moment He Caught Girl Who Fell Out of Ride: 'God Dropped an Angel'Matthew Howard was clearly at the right place in the right time....

The Latest: 1st day of testimony over in Joe Arpaio's trial

The Latest: 1st day of testimony over in Joe Arpaio's trialPHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the trial of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (all times local):...

Mosul battle to end in days as troops advance in Old City: Iraqi general

Mosul battle to end in days as troops advance in Old City: Iraqi generalBy Marius Bosch and Khaled al-Ramahi MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - The battle to wrest full control of the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State will be over in a few days, the Iraqi military said on Monday, as elite counter-terrorism units fought militants among the narrow alleyways of the historic Old City. An attempted fight-back by militants failed on Sunday night and Islamic State's grip on the city, once its de facto capital in Iraq, was weakened, a senior commander said....

No immediate ruling on fate of Texas' 'sanctuary cities' law

No immediate ruling on fate of Texas' 'sanctuary cities' lawSAN ANTONIO (AP) — A federal judge Monday questioned the reach of a new Texas "sanctuary cities" law supported by the Trump administration but that four of the nation's largest cities, some police chiefs and immigrant-rights groups are trying to stop taking effect in September....

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