Judgement Day for Justin Amash, Business Leaders Push Africa Trade Changes, Sweet Debate at the FDA: A.M. Links


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    Voters in Kansas, Michigan, and Washington head to the primary ballot boxes today. Incumbent Republican Rep. Kerry Bentivolio is expected to lose in Michigan, but several other incumbents—including Reps. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) and Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.)—are predicted to keep their seats. 

  • Meanwhile in Mississippi, state Sen. Chris McDaniel is claiming that results of the GOP's June primary, in which Sen. Thad Cochran emerged victorious, are invalid. "McDaniel clearly won the runoff by 25,000 votes," his attorney said Monday. 
  • ceasefire is taking place in the Gaza Strip. Allegedly. Again. The three-day killing moratorium went into effect Tuesday morning. 
  • Technology to start experimenting with artificial wombs exists, but legal and ethical qualms could keep human trials in the distant future. 
  • The FDA will begin mulling whether "sugars" and "added sugars" need separate slots on nutrition labels. 
  • Representatives from dozens of big U.S. corporations are in D.C. today to announce and discuss business investments in Africa and push for changes to U.S.-Africa trade deals. 

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