French Doctors to End Life Support in Right-to-die Case
AFP LILLE, FRANCE: French doctors are set to begin removing life support from paralyzed road accident victim Vincent Lambert onRead more.
Indian Police Begin Airlifting Bodies of Seven Climbers Killed in Avalanche
Reuters MUMBAI: Indian authorities on Wednesday began airlifting the bodies of seven climbers killed in an avalanche near India’s secondRead more.
Dam Bursts in India after Rains, Several Dead
Reuters MUMBAI: Heavy monsoon rains caused the breach of a small dam in western India, washing away dozens of homesRead more.
India Seizes Narcotics worth $390M Smuggled from Pakistan
AP AMRITSAR, India: Customs officials in a northern Indian state say they have seized narcotics worth $390 million that wereRead more.
New Zealand Bans Single-use Plastic Bags
AFP WELLINGTON: New Zealand officially banned single-use plastic shopping bags Monday, introducing hefty fines for businesses that continue to provideRead more.
Antarctic Sea Ice in Dizzying Decline since 2014: Study
AFP WASHINGTON: After mysteriously expanding for decades, Antarctica’s sea ice cover melted by an area four times greater than FranceRead more.
Mom who Tried to Kill Baby Held in His Death 11 Years Later
AP SAN FRANCISCO: A woman who was prosecuted in Montana for trying to drown her baby son more than aRead more.
Facebook will Ban Ads that Tell People in US not to Vote
Reuters WASHINGTON: Facebook Inc. will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 US presidential election, accordingRead more.