(MENAFN - AFP) The United States Thursday issued a sweeping ban on sales of e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and hookahs to those under 18, marking the first time these products have been federally regulated.
The ban will go into effect in 90 days, according to the US Food and Drug Administration, which described the final rule -- issued after several years of study and ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Australian Craig Wright on Thursday went back on a promise to provide further proof that he created Bitcoin because he was "not strong enough" for the public scrutiny, raising fresh doubts over his claim.
The secretive businessman on Monday identified himself as the creator of the pioneering digital currency after years of speculation about who invented it.
(MENAFN - AFP) China's state-owned rail corporation is more than $600 billion in debt, reports said, almost twice the size of Greece's obligations.
The China Railway Corporation (CRC) operates the country's trains, including an already world-beating 19,000-kilometre (11,800-mile) high-speed rail network, with at least another 11,000 kilometres planned.
(MENAFN - AFP) Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday warned that Britain would become "less attractive" for Japanese investment if it votes to leave the European Union in a membership referendum in June.
"A vote to leave would make the UK less attractive as a destination for Japanese investment," Abe said after talks with British counterpart David Cameron in Downing Street ...