Johnson & Johnson faces $417m payout in latest talc case – BBC News

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $417m (£323.4m) to a woman who says she developed ovarian cancer after using products such as baby powder.

Barcelona attack: Surviving suspects face judge – BBC News

Four men accused of belonging to the cell behind the terror attacks in and around Barcelona last week are appearing at the high court in Madrid.

Supreme Court declares triple talaq unconstitutional, strikes it down by 3:2 majority – Times...

Triple talaq , or verbal divorce, is practiced by some in the Muslim community to instantly divorce their wives by saying talaq three times.

US Preparing Harsh Measures Against Chinese Firms Assisting Pyongyang

US federal prosecutors are preparing new measures against Chinese companies that are involved with North Korea, to step up pressure on Beijing so that it takes a tougher stance on the Korean nuclear issue, US media reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Trump demands Nato allies send more troops to Afghanistan

Donald Trump has called on Nato allies such as Britain to increase their commitment to providing troops and funds for war in Afghanistan.

Revealed – the capitalist network that runs the world

AS PROTESTS against financial power sweep the world this week, science may have confirmed the protesters’ worst fears.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417m in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer

A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalised woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company’s iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene.

Christian boy in Pakistan faces death penalty for allegedly burning Quran

A teenage boy from the minority Christian community in Pakistan has been arrested over blasphemy charges for allegedly burning pages of the Quran.

Lexus asks Calgary airport to return accessible parking spots after botched marketing campaign

The Calgary Airport Authority has been criticized after it relocated some disabled parking bays that were converted to more lucrative "Lexus-only" spaces.

That Russian Guy Who Attended The Trump Tower Meeting Is Almost Definitely a Spy

A month and a half ago, the New York Times obtained emails in which Donald Trump Jr. set up a meeting in Trump Tower with Russian officials who were promising him sensitive information, on his father’s opponent, that would help the Trump campaign.

Trump approves sending 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan, senior official says

President Trump has signed off on sending an additional 4,000 troops to Afghanistan, ahead of his address to the nation Monday night, Fox News has learned.

Poland is plotting restrictions on foreign media, and U.S. companies could be in the...

The Polish government, with whom Donald Trump enjoys close relations, is planning new laws restricting foreign ownership of media that would disproportionately harm U.S. companies.

Pakistan: Teenager detained over blasphemy

Pakistani police have detained and imprisoned a teenager for allegedly burning pages of the Quran outside a shrine, according to officials. 

Chile rejects iron mine to protect penguins

Chile on Monday rejected plans for a $2.5 billion iron-mining project in order to protect thousands of endangered penguins.

UNAMA: ISIL, Taliban jointly attacked Mirzawalang

A United Nations investigation has concluded that Taliban and self-proclaimed fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group jointly killed dozens of people in Afghanistan in an early August attack that may have amounted to a "war crime".

Serbia withdraws entire staff from its embassy in Macedonia | Miami Herald

The entire staff of the Serbian Embassy in the Macedonian capital has been withdrawn for urgent consultations in Belgrade in a move that has further strained relations between the Balkan neighbors.

Ukraine has removed all 1,320 statues of Lenin

Ukraine has removed all 1,320 statues of the communist revolutionary Lenin following a government drive to rid the country of Soviet-era symbols.

N. Korea releases dam water without prior notice

YEONCHEON, South Korea -- North Korea released water from a border dam without giving prior notice to South Korea on Monday, causing the water levels of a cross-border river downstream to rise dangerously, officials said.