$4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder

After 8 hours of deliberations Thursday, a St. Louis jury awarded $4.69 billion to 22 women who sued pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson alleging their ovarian cancer was caused by using its powder as a part of their daily feminine…

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Russian woman charged in Washington DC with spying on behalf of Moscow

A Russian woman with ties to a US gun lobby has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as a spy for Moscow. Maria Butina, 29, was arrested on Sunday at her home in Washington DC and appeared in…

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International

Villagers revenge death by killing nearly 300 crocodiles

 Indonesian villagers armed with knives, hammers and clubs slaughtered 292 crocodiles in revenge for the death of a man killed by a crocodile at a breeding farm, an official said. Photographs released by Antara news agency showed bloodied carcasses…

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Hawaii volcanic ‘lava bomb’ hits tour boat, 23 injured

A blob of hot volcanic lava struck an ocean tour boat just off the Big Island of Hawaii on Monday, injuring nearly two dozen people in the worst casualty incident to date from the ongoing eruption of the Kilauea Volcano….

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How Britain turned its back on West Indies great Collis King

England was the scene of Collis King’s greatest moment as a cricketer and, for 44 years, the country he has called home, along with his native Barbados. But King, who helped the West Indies to one of their most famous…

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