Doctors initially suspected the teen had bronchiolitis - a lung condition. (Representational)A Canadian teenager who used e-cigarettes developed a near-fatal lung condition that does not resemble the vaping-related illnesses that have swept the United States. Doctors say the 17-year-old boy's case looks more like "popcorn lung," an injury...
US had said it wants to wind down the war in Afghanistan. (File)Washington: The United States said Thursday that it supported continued Indian involvement in Afghanistan, even as President Donald Trump looks to withdraw troops.India is one of the most enthusiastic backers of Afghanistan's government, contributing more than $3...
Other courts, however, have upheld bans on women going topless. (Representational)A Utah woman may have to register as a sex offender after her stepchildren saw her topless in her home, allegedly violating part of a state law that forbids women from showing their breasts in a private place...
Benjamin Netanyahu called the indictment "a coup attempt" driven by a corrupt set of prosecutors.Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was formally charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust on Thursday, making him the first Israeli premier to be indicted while in office and sending Israel's already stalemated political...
Michael Bloomberg filed paperwork to register a committee called "Mike Bloomberg 2020".Former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg filed federal papers Thursday declaring himself a Democratic candidate for president, a potentially disruptive move that could upend the party's nomination fight this spring.The filing, coming just eight months after Bloomberg...
Michael Bloomberg filed paperwork to register a committee called "Mike Bloomberg 2020".New York, United States: Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg, yet to officially declare himself a presidential candidate, took another step towards a run at the White House Thursday by registering with the US Federal Election Commission.  The 77-year-old former...
Jerusalem, Undefined: Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday became the country's first prime minister to be indicted in office, on corruption charges, but defiantly condemned the "coup" against him and vowed to hold onto power.The shock announcement compounded the political chaos gripping Israel, which has been without a government for...
The affected condoms were manufactured by India-based MHL Healthcare in April 2019.Kampala, Uganda: Global health charity Marie Stopes said Wednesday it had recalled hundreds of thousands of faulty condoms on sale in Uganda, where HIV rates are among the highest in the world.The recall followed a warning from Uganda's...
It is one of 700 bushfire-related fundraisers launched on the platform in the past 10 days.Sydney, Australia: An online fundraiser for koalas injured in devastating bushfires topped Aus$1 million ($680,000) on Thursday, making it Australia's biggest campaign on the GoFundMe platform this year.Deadly bushfires have ravaged vast swathes of...
The layoffs were necessary "to create a more efficient organization," WeWork spokesperson said.Washington, United States: Embattled office sharing firm WeWork will lay off 2,400 employees worldwide -- about a fifth of its workforce -- as the it struggles to reorganize amid mounting losses, the company announced Thursday.The painful job...