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EPA sets toxins response plan amid criticism from lawmakers

The Environmental Protection Agency says it is moving forward with a response to a class of long-lasting chemical contaminants, amid criticism from members of Congress and environmentalists that it has not moved aggressively to regulate them

40 countries agree cars must have automatic braking

A U.N. agency says 40 countries led by Japan and the European Union _ but not the U.S. or China _ have agreed to require new cars and light commercial vehicles to be equipped with automated braking systems starting next year

Report: 7 women claim singer Ryan Adams was inappropriate

A New York Times report says seven women have claimed singer-songwriter Ryan Adams offered to help them with their music careers but then turned things sexual, and he sometimes became emotional and verbally abusive

House panel asks Whitaker to clarify "incomplete" testimony

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says many of the answers that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker gave his committee in a hearing last week were "unsatisfactory, incomplete or contradicted by other evidence"

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