Roberta Annan appointed United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for Creative Economy  

Ghanaian serial entrepreneur and fashion investor, Roberta Annan has been designated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), the United Nation’s authoritative advocate for the global environment to receive a Goodwill Ambassadorial role as a United Nations Supporter for the Creative Economy in recognition of her fantastic leadership dedicated towards social and environmental causes.… Read More Roberta Annan appointed United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for Creative Economy  

Oklahoma judge orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $572million in opioid epidemic case

An Oklahoma judge on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572.1 million to the state for its part in fueling an opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing addictive painkillers. J&J said it would to appeal the decision, though the award was below what some investors and analysts had feared, in what had been a $17… Read More Oklahoma judge orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $572million in opioid epidemic case

Seven dead following collision of helicopter and light plane in Mallorca

Seven people, including two minors, were killed on Sunday in a collision between a helicopter and a light plane on the Spanish island of Mallorca, the regional government said. Five people were on board the helicopter, two of them minors, and they were all likely Germans, the Balearic Islands government said on Twitter. Two adult… Read More Seven dead following collision of helicopter and light plane in Mallorca

Palestinian military position in Lebanon hit by Israeli air strikes

Israeli air strikes hit a military position belonging to a Palestinian group in Lebanon, near the Syrian border, early on Monday, Lebanon’s An-Nahar news said. The position belonged to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command, the newspaper said. The strikes came a day after two drones, which the Lebanese army and the… Read More Palestinian military position in Lebanon hit by Israeli air strikes

U.S. President Donald Trump challenges court ruling barring from blocking Twitter users

President Donald Trump is challenging a federal appeals court decision that ruled he violated the U.S. Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account. In court papers filed late on Friday by the U.S. Justice Department, Trump sought a rehearing by the full 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump challenges court ruling barring from blocking Twitter users

Four dead, scores injured as thunderstorm lashes Poland’s Tatra mountains

Four people, two of them children, died and more than 100 were injured during a thunderstorm in Poland’s Tatra mountains on Thursday, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said. A fifth person was killed by the storm in the West Tatras in neighbouring Slovakia, mountain rescue services reported. Lightning hit a group of tourists on Giewont, a… Read More Four dead, scores injured as thunderstorm lashes Poland’s Tatra mountains

U.S. President Donald Trump declares self ‘chosen one’ to tackle trade issues with China

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he was “the chosen one” to address trade imbalances with China, even as congressional researchers warned that his tariffs would reduce U.S. economic output by 0.3% in 2020. Trump told reporters his life would be easier if he had not mounted a trade war with China. But he… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump declares self ‘chosen one’ to tackle trade issues with China