Some patients who have been discharged from hospital after recovering from lung injury associated with vaping have had to be readmitted, US officials said Friday as they named the mysterious illness that has killed 26. Authorities issued new clinical guidance and are now referring to the condition as “e-cigarette orContinue Reading

Oscar-winner Jane Fonda was arrested Friday outside the US Capitol where she was protesting climate change and demanding action to protect the environment. The 81-year-old film star, longtime activist and exercise guru was taken into custody with several others after 10 minutes of protesting on the Capitol steps, video postedContinue Reading

Facing a backlash for appearing to greenlight Turkey’s assault against Kurdish forces in Syria, President Donald Trump on Friday dialed up pressure on America’s NATO ally by threateningcrippling sanctions. The United States was moving to quash accusations of mixed messages and policy reversals over Turkey’s offensive into northeastern Syria, whichContinue Reading

Global stocks rallied Friday as US-China trade negotiations yielded a partial deal, while the British pound surged for a second straight session on signs that London and Brussels couldstill avert a no-deal Brexit. The US-China agreement, announced in the closing minutes of Friday’s Wall Street session, halts new US tariffsContinue Reading