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jessicaalba-040815.jpg Actress Jessica Alba and her consumer goods company have earned the wrath of disgruntled customers, who have complained that the company's sunscreen is ineffective and does not provide proper protection against sunburn.

airlines-080415.jpg Three major US-based airliners have banned the shipment of big-game trophies on their flights. Delta Air Lines, United and American Airlines have not cited any reason for the ban, but the announcements come a month after Cecil the lion was shot to death in Zimbabwe, which triggered global outrage. Cecil was a 13-year-old male African lion who primarily lived in the Hwange National Park in Matabe

The authorities in California have ordered more than 12,000 people to evacuate their homes as some 20 wildfires that have been raging across the state expanded. Thousands of firefighters worked throughout Monday in steep terrain and rugged conditions to contain the natural calamity. The biggest...

The United States will provide nearly $62 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Iraqis who have been affected by violence and are in urgent need of assistance from the international community. This was announced by US Secretary of State John Kerry Monday at the Gulf Cooperation Council...

Monday, US President Barack Obama unveiled the revised Clean Power Plan, a historic step in the Obama Administration's fight against climate change. Releasing the Plan along with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy at the White House, Obama said "We have a moral obligation...

kraftsingles-030815.jpg Kraft Heinz Co. has voluntarily recalled about 36,000 cases of Kraft Singles cheese, citing potential choking hazard. However, the choking hazard is not related to the cheese slices, but to the packaging. Kraft Heinz said that to date, there have been 10 consumer complaints about the packaging, including three reports of consumer choking.

commonwealthbank-080315.jpg Travel cash card holders of Commonwealth Bank in Australia had a nightmare when the card stopped functioning due to an unknown technical glitch. The card was giving error messages while trying to access for payments. Most of the customers were not able to access the bank website to view their travel money balance.

Japanese government has said that it is seeking an explanation from the US Government over Wikileaks revlation that NSA spied on Japanese Cabinet, banks and companies such as Mitsubishi. "We are strongly asking U.S. Director of National Intelligence (James) Clapper to check the facts," Japan's Chief...

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog will meet members of a U.S. Senate Committee next week to discuss the IAEA's role in verifying and monitoring nuclear-related measures under an international agreement on Iran's nuclear program, signed in Vienna last month. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano welcomed...

The European Commission on Friday said it has decided to close an antitrust investigation opened in December 2010 against a number of European manufacturers of cement. The Commission had indications suggesting possible import/export restrictions, market sharing, price coordination and information...

The European Union on Friday said it has adopted the first part of its annual assistance package in favor of Tunisia for a total amount of EUR 116.8 million. The assistance is for strengthening the security sector and to support socio-economic and regional development. The EU said it has been continuously...

The United States Friday formally ratified the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM), a move welcomed by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano as "an important step to bolster nuclear security around the world." Two-thirds of the 151 States Parties to the Convention...

WikiLeaks-073115.jpg The international whistle-blowing website Wikileaks has blown yet another news bomb by publishing a "top secret"' document from the US National Security Agency, that indicates NSA spied on Japanese Cabinet, banks and companies such as Mitsubishi. Documents released by WikiLeaks Friday says US has been spying 35 Top Secret targets in Japan, dubbed "Target Tokyo", which also included intercepts rel

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has named Beijing as the host city of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. The Chinese capital was chosen over Almaty, Kazakhstan, in a close vote Friday at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur. Beijing received 44 votes to Almaty's 40. Beijing will become the...

rocky-planet-073115.jpg Astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the nearest rocky planet outside the solar system. The larger than Earth exoplanet, which is considered a potential gold mine of science data, was discovered using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. The exoplanet, named HD 219134b, is 21 light-years away from sun, and orbits too close to its star to sustain life. While the planet itself can't be seen direc

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