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$417 Million Verdict in Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit

$417 Million Verdict in Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit

The woman, Eva Echeverria , who has claimed to have been using the company's products since she was 11 and had used them till 2016, has been diagnosed with terminal stage of ovarian cancer , a news report said. Talc, a clay mineral found around the world, is often used in powder form as a moisture-absorbing product and sold as talcum powder. Johnson & Johnson has lost four of five previous cases tried before juries in Missouri, which have led to more than $300m in penalties.


Ram Rahim rape case verdict: Amarinder Singh demands deployment of additional forces

Ram Rahim rape case verdict: Amarinder Singh demands deployment of additional forces

Police presence has been increased in areas leading to the court in Panchkula. Interacting with media persons here today, he urged Dera followers not to take any steps that would stain the image of Dera. The Centre has rushed in additional companies of paramilitary forces to meet any exigency should the supporters of the controversial "godman" resort to violence in the event of an unfavourable judgment.


Wayne Rooney announces retirement from international football

Wayne Rooney announces retirement from international football

Rooney retires after playing 119 matches for England . "Every time I was selected was a real privilege but I believe now is the time to bow out", Rooney was quoted as saying. Surely he could do that while being involved with England until next summer? But Rooney revealed in his statement that he would have been called up for the upcoming global break.


Are national anthem protests coming to Pittsburgh next?

Are national anthem protests coming to Pittsburgh next?

The name Seth DeValve may not have a rang a bell before, but today he is making headlines as the first white NFL player to join in the controversial national anthem protest . He said he didn't express himself well enough when he first spoke on the issue. "I think in the discussions throughout this week, we will see what comes of it", cornerback Jason McCourty said.


Pilgrims From Kaduna In Saudi Arabia-Board

Pilgrims From Kaduna In Saudi Arabia-Board

On Monday, Saudi Arabia apologized to the federal government of Nigeria over the maltreatment of two Nigerian pilgrims by its security agents in Medina . Qatar has been accused by a group of Saudi-led states of supporting extremism, charges it denies. He said that 4,349 males and 1,856 females were transported by the two airlines engaged by the board.


Moms not Putting Babies to Sleep Safely

Moms not Putting Babies to Sleep Safely

The goal of the "Safe to Sleep" campaign (formerly called " Back to Sleep " and introduced in 1994) is to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) by urging parents to put babies to sleep on their backs (never on their stomachs) until age 1.