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Juul To Stop Selling Several Flavored Products In The U.S.

Juul Labs, a leading e-cigarette company, announced on Thursday that they will stop selling several flavored products in the United States. Only tobacco, mint and menthol flavors will remain for sale. Juul’s mango, creme, fruit and cucumber flavors have already been removed from the online store, the only place the company sold these products directly to 21-and-up consumers in the United States. It had pulled them from retail locations late last year. However, these flavored pods will continue to be sold abroad. ...Read more

President Trump Defends Decision To Pull Back U.S. Troops Regarding Turkey-Syria Crisis

On Wednesday, President Trump continued to distance himself and the U.S. from tensions in northeastern Syria, telling reporters at a White House photo-op in the Oval Office, “It’s not our border.” Trump provided the many reasons why the U.S. should not be involved in the fighting, saying, “So, if Russia wants to get involved with the — with Syria, that’s really up to them. They have a problem with Turkey, they have a problem at a border. It’s not our border. We shouldn’t be losing lives over it.” ...Read more

Actress Gina Rodriguez Apologizes For Posting Video Of Herself Singing Racial Slur

Actress Gina Rodriguez is facing backlash over a social media post in which she used the n-word. A video posted on her Instagram shows Rodriguez getting her hair done as The Fugees song “Ready or Not” plays in the background. Rodriguez raps “I can do what you do … believe me. (N-word) give me heebie-jeebies.” She later deleted the video but not before people shared it widely on social media. ...Read more