UK lawmakers back landmark bill to gradually phase out smoking for good

[ad_1] LONDON — The British government’s plan for a landmark smoking ban that aims to stop young people from ever smoking cleared its first hurdle in Parliament on Tuesday despite vocal opposition from within Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s Conservative Party. The bill, a key policy announced by Sunak last year, would make it illegal to … Read more

Bill Clinton reflects on post-White House years in the upcoming memoir ‘Citizen’

[ad_1] NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton has a memoir coming out this fall about his years since leaving public office in 2001. “Citizen: My Life After the White House” will cover everything from the presidential campaigns of his wife, Hillary Clinton, to his views on events ranging from the … Read more

Houthi rebels suspected in attack that damaged a Belize-flagged ship in Bab el-Mandeb Strait

[ad_1] DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Yemen’s Houthi rebels are suspected in an attack that damaged a Belize-flagged ship traveling through the Bab el-Mandeb Strait connecting the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, authorities said early Monday. The attack on the ship came as the U.S. military acknowledged conducting new airstrikes targeting the rebels, … Read more