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FDA Seeks Ban on Menthol Cigarettes – Wall Street Journal

112 Comments By Jennifer Maloney and Jennifer Maloney The Wall Street Journal Biography @maloneyfiles Google+ Jennifer.Maloney@wsj.com Tom McGinty Tom McGinty The Wall Street Journal Biography Tom.McGinty@wsj.com Updated Nov. 15, 2018 10:16 a.m. ET The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it would seek a nationwide ban on menthol cigarettes, putting the tobacco industry into an all-too-familiar spot: having to defend ...

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Gas prices plummet amid 'bewildering' decline for oil as Thanksgiving travel approaches – USA TODAY

Nathan Bomey USA TODAY Published 5:01 AM EST Nov 15, 2018 Gas prices are plunging as the Thanksgiving holiday travel period approaches. A dramatic drop in oil prices over the last several weeks is fueling the decline. Gas prices neared a four-year high in October, when they briefly topped $2.90 per gallon, but have since retreated. Ample global supplies of ...

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Amazon's New York Home Qualifies as 'Distressed' Under Federal Tax Law – New York Times

Amazon’s New York Home Qualifies as ‘Distressed’ Under Federal Tax LawImageA mix of businesses, warehouses and residences along Vernon Boulevard near Route 495 in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens.CreditCreditJoshua Bright for The New York Times By Related Coverage Treasury Outlines Tax Breaks for Investing in Distressed Areas Oct. 18, 2018Image A Big Tax Break for Socially Responsible Investing ...

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Nobody has claimed the $1.5 billion Mega Millions lottery prize — but there's a deadline – Business Insider

Lottery ticket.Scott Olson/Getty Images The person who bought the Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $1.5 billion 22 days ago still hasn’t claimed the prize. There is a 180-day deadline to cash in the South Carolina ticket, which falls on April 21, 2019. Mega Millions announced the winning ticket on October 24, and it was bought in a South Carolina KC ...

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