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Asbestos Discovery Triggers Baby Powder Recall In US

BBC:- Health care giant Johnson & Johnson has recalled 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the US, after health regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in a bottle purchased online. Government...

Woman Banned From Cruise After Dangerous Selfie

Sky News:- A woman has been branded a "moron" for balancing on the edge of the world's second largest cruise ship to take a selfie. The passenger was pictured posing in...

Boris Johnson Declares A Brexit Agreement In Place

Sky News:- Boris Johnson has claimed a "great new deal" has been done with the EU on Brexit, just hours after the DUP appeared to scupper his chances of getting...

Indian Nun ‘Denied Justice’ By Vatican

BBC News:- An Indian Catholic nun expelled after she spoke out against a bishop accused of rape says she has been "denied justice" by the Vatican. Sister Lucy Kalappura said she...

British Girl Who Went To Meet Death Row Pen Pal

BBC:- Twenty-one-year-old Lorna Fitzpatrick has been writing to her American penfriend since she was 11. There's nothing particularly unusual in that - except he's a convicted murderer awaiting execution in...

Owner Reunited With Dog After 12 Years

Washington Post:- Dutchess the fox terrier squeezed out the door at her owner’s house in Orlando one day in February 2007 and didn’t return. A devastated Katheryn Strang made “lost...

Winner Of Viral Fat Bear Contest Revealed

Sky News:- A bear compared to the "Michelin Man" has been crowned the winner of a Fat Bear competition that became an internet sensation. Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska...

Actress Jane Fonda Arrested During Climate Protest

BBC News:- US actress Jane Fonda has been arrested while participating in a climate change protest in Washington DC. The 81-year-old was filmed being escorted away by police officers as she...

Ethiopian PM Wins Nobel Peace Prize

BBC News:- The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. He was awarded the prize for his efforts to "achieve peace and international cooperation". Ethiopia reached...

Uganda Government Seeks Death Penalty For Homosexuals

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Uganda announced plans on Thursday for a bill that would impose the death penalty on homosexuals, saying the legislation would curb a rise in...