Kiley Crossland

Kiley reports on marriage, family, and sexuality for WORLD Digital. Follow Kiley on Twitter @KileyCrossland.

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FDA: Don’t eat romaine lettuce

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/21/18, 11:55 am

Health officials are warning Americans and Canadians to stop eating romaine lettuce after an E. coli outbreak this week sickened at least 32 people in 11 states and 18 people in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said on Tuesday he did not have enough information about the source of the contamination to issue a recall but suggested supermarkets and restaurants withdraw all romaine lettuce until the source can be identified.

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Nissan chairman arrested for financial misconduct

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/20/18, 11:42 am

Authorities in Japan on Monday arrested Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn on charges he underreported his income and misused company funds. Prosecutors said they were holding Ghosn, 64, and another Nissan executive, Greg Kelly, for collaborating to falsify securities statements and underreport $44.6 million in income from 2011 to 2015. Ghosn is also chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan alliance, which formed in 1999 and allows both companies to share engineering and technology costs. Mitsubishi joined the alliance two years ago.

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First recreational pot shops open on East Coast

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/20/18, 11:28 am

The first commercial marijuana stores in the eastern United States opened Tuesday morning in Massachusetts, more than two years after the state voted to legalize recreational pot. Just two shops opened their doors—one in the central Massachusetts town of Leicester and another in the small western city of Northampton—the first ones approved by state regulators to sell marijuana flowers, pre-rolled joints, concentrates, and edibles to adults 21 and older.

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