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Dec 15 2018

Johnson & Johnson knew baby power contained asbestos, report says

The 22 plaintiffs were the first to succeed with a claim that asbestos-tainted Baby Powder and Shower to Shower talc, a longtime brand the company sold in 2012, caused ...

Dec 14 2018

Canada warns USA not to politicise extradition cases

She was arrested December 1 at the request of the United States, which wants her extradited to face bank fraud charges. The New York Times reports that Foreign Affairs ...

Dec 14 2018

Could YOU give up your smartphone for a year for $100,000?

How about one year? The first phase of the contest will involve a panel of " qualified judges " reviewing each submission, and looking at things like creativity, brand ...

Dec 14 2018

Apple: China iPhone ban will force Qualcomm settlement

The judge who made the decision not to order a US import ban on the iPhone, Administrative law judge Thomas Pender, has retired and is no longer a member of the tribunal....

Dec 14 2018

Democrats use Trump's own words against him in border wall debate

The USMCA still needs to be ratified by the U.S., Mexico and Canada . Hoagland said the only reasoning he could contemplate to back up Trump's Twitter post Thu...

Dec 14 2018

Southwest Pilot Returns Stowaway Heart to Seattle

A representative for Southwest confirmed to PEOPLE that the flight was turned around after "we learned of a life-critical cargo shipment onboard the aircraft that was mea...

Dec 13 2018

Apple to open small campus in San Diego with 1,000 jobs

With 6,200 people, Austin already represents the largest population of Apple employees outside of Cupertino. Apple now employs about 6,200 workers in Austin, making i...

Dec 13 2018

Wages growing at fastest pace in a decade

The number of people in work and the number of unemployed people both increased but the number of people aged from 16 to 64 years not working and not seeking nor availabl...

Dec 13 2018

Trump says China 'back in the market' for USA soybeans

China's economy czar and US trade envoys discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating negotiations are going ahead despite tensio...

Dec 13 2018

Recall Alert: Kotex Tampons

No other U by Kotex brand products are subject to the recall. Kimberly-Clark has issued a North America-wide voluntary product recall of its U by Kotex Sleek regular a...

Dec 13 2018

''Oil producers to review output cut in April''

But amid mounting global uncertainty on everything from trade and monetary policy to politics, that forecast is far from consensus. "Recently, due to the political and ...

Dec 12 2018

May says change of leader would delay Brexit

In response, EU President Donald Tusk called a special summit of the other 27 leaders to discuss Brexit on Thursday, at the start of a two-day Brussels meeting that May i...

Dec 12 2018

Former revenue secretary Shaktikanta Das assumes charge as RBI Governor

Speaking on the relations between the Central government and the RBI, the new Governor said, "I don't know if the relationship is good or not but we have to have stakehol...

Dec 12 2018

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee

Lofgren asked. "It's basically a compilation of what users are generating". Democrats rejected conservative concerns about political bias affecting search algorithms. T...

Dec 12 2018

Australia's competition boss sees need to rein-in power of Google, Facebook

Among the preliminary recommendations are those aiming to address Google and Facebook's market power and promote increased consumer choice, including a proposal that ...

Dec 11 2018

China Slams "Inhumane" Treatment Of Huawei Executive

After more than fiver hours of debate, the court was still undecided as to whether to grant her bail and the hearing will resume on Monday. Her lawyers argue the offenc...

Dec 11 2018

May calls off doomed Brexit vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she is calling off a key Brexit vote in Parliament scheduled for Tuesday that has been building for weeks amid increased infight...

Dec 11 2018

Theresa May buys one last chance after shelving Brexit vote

On the evidence of her latest remarkable Brexit u-turn, she clearly decided that sometimes it is better to run for the hills and raise the white flag than suffer humili...

Dec 11 2018

Macron must unify France as unrest is hurting economy: Le Maire

In a massive climbdown he then vowed to increase the minimum wage by 100 euros per month from 2019. He also announced that the worse-off pensioners, who had accused Mac...