News - Page 4
The Washington Independent has the most up-to-date world news and information. We want to build a community where readers can share educated, well-informed opinion that improves the quality of our news and information. Get the latest business, technology, Hollywood, and cricket news, as well as videos, images, live news coverage, and exclusive breaking news from around the world.
COPYRIGHT_WI: Published on https://washingtonindependent.com/news/page-4/ by - on 2022-06-09T07:16:12.832Z
American Lady Files A Lawsuit Against L'Oréal, Claiming The Company's Hair Straightening Products Are Linked To Her Uterine Cancer
An American lady files a lawsuit against l'oréal, alleging that the use of their hair straighteners led to the development of uterine cancer. On Friday, civil rights lawyer Ben Crump and lawyer Diandra "Fu" Debrosse Zimmermann filed a lawsuit in Illinois on behalf of Jenny Mitchell, a 32-year-old woman from Missouri.
British prime minister Rishi Sunak faces parliament for the first time where he faced the opposition in Parliament on Wednesday, where he intends to show that his new government would provide economic stability and continuity after his predecessor's tax plans caused market turmoil.
Two detained New Zealand social media influencers have been allowed to leave Iran after being held captive for months, New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said on Wednesday. Christopher "Topher" Richwhite and Bridget Thackwray were on a trip they called "Expedition Earth."
Dove, Nexxus, and other dry shampoos recalled by Uniliver because they may contain benzene, which is known to cause cancer. In a statement released on Friday, the Food and Drug Administration said that the affected products were made before October 2021 and sold in stores across the country. Jenny Mitchell (left), whose cancerous uterus, sued L'Oréal after using the company's products to straighten her hair chemically.
Katy Perry just finished her "Play" residency in Las Vegas, Nevada, but one of the last shows had the internet going crazy because of something that happened there. One fan took a picture of the moment when Perry's right eye seemed to close and stay closed, even though she tried to open it. In the video, you can see Perry touch the side of her face once, which causes her eye to open for a few seconds before closing again.
Kanye West, a rapper, fashion designer, and entrepreneur, has been making a lot of antisemitic comments on social media and in national media for the past few weeks. He challenged Adidas to drop him a few days ago. A few days later, the rapper wrote some hateful things about Jews on his Twitter account. Adidas said that his products will be taken off the market right away.
The messaging platform WhatsApp has been restored after a global outage that impacted users in every region of the world. The company that owns WhatsApp, Meta, reported that the issue had been resolved but did not elaborate on the cause of the service interruption.
By measuring the electrical fields surrounding swarming honeybees, scientists have determined that insects contribute to electric field in atmosphere. This kind of energy is used by insects to locate food, by spiders to push themselves through the air, and by humans to influence weather patterns. The study's results, which were published in the journal iScience, show that organisms have an effect on the electrical properties of the air around them.
This weekend was Kim Kardashian 42nd birthday. She was supposed to celebrate in Las Vegas, but bad weather forced her plane to take a different route, so she had to go with Plan B: burgers at In-N-Out. Kardashian went to a fast-food place in what might have been the most stylish outfit anyone has ever worn to a fast-food place.
According to recent findings, protons might be stretchier than they should be. However, physicists are split on whether or not this anomaly will remain in future observations and whether or not this means we need to rethink our basic knowledge of the proton's structure. The proton comprises three smaller particles called quarks, which are bound together by even smaller particles called gluons and extremely fleeting "virtual" particles. When an electric or magnetic force acts on a proton, its charged parts move around inside the proton. This causes the proton to change shape or stretch.
Rishi Sunak will be the first person of color to be prime minister of the UK and the first Hindu. This is a big step in Britain's development as a multicultural and multireligious society. Even though there has been a clear rise in the number of black and brown politicians in key cabinet positions like chancellor, home secretary, and foreign secretary, the UK has never had a black or brown prime minister.
Mandy Moore gives birth to another little boy. On Saturday, the star of "A Walk to Remember" showed the world her new baby boy, Oscar Bennett Goldsmith, on Instagram. She told everyone the news by posting a series of black-and-white photos of her and her 37-year-old husband, Taylor Goldsmith, cuddling up with the baby.
US and Russian defense ministers hold infrequent conversations about Ukraine in a phone call since Russia's invasion of Ukraine. According to confirmation from the two countries, US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin and his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu spoke on Friday.
The key outcome of the experiment was the no value of colonoscopy screening in lowering cancer mortality over a 10-year period, which sparked a media frenzy. This finding contradicts the widely held idea that universal participation in this screening would effectively eradicate the vast majority of cases of colorectal cancer.
Indonesia bans syrup medicines sale in response to the deaths of over 100 children. This news comes after a cough syrup in The Gambia was blamed for the deaths of over 70 youngsters only weeks before. The country's health ministry said acute kidney injuries (AKI) had claimed the lives of 99 young children in Indonesia this year. It's unclear whether the medicines were manufactured domestically or imported.
Liz Truss Announced Her Resignation After 45 Days And The Pandora Box Is Now Open In The UK Parliament
Liz Truss announced her resignation after 45 tumultuous days as prime minister. This led to the second Tory leadership race in four months. After being forced to resign due to a mutiny by Tory MPs, Ms. Truss predicted that her replacement would be chosen by next week.
Planet Earth II on the BBC came to an end on Sunday after six amazing episodes. Sir David Attenborough, who is 90 years old, made his first and only on-camera appearance. The whole season was narrated by Attenborough's well-known voice, but he didn't appear on screen until the last few minutes of the last episode to make a final, emotional plea to viewers: please don't lose touch with the natural world.
Parcel bombs and gunshots in Myanmar's largest prison kill at least eight people, causing soldiers to fire back, which resulted in several people losing their lives during the conflict, according to official media and a witness account. In a statement that was shared on social media, an armed anti-junta gang claimed responsibility for the incident that took place at the Insein Prison, adding that it was retaliation against (junta chief) Min Aung Hlaing.
"We shouldn't underestimate this storm," Pierluisi says as Hurricane Fiona hits Puerto Rico. At a briefing on Saturday, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi warned his country. Pierluisi of Puerto Rico said on Facebook Sunday afternoon that more than 1.5 million people will experience power outages as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 85 mph and heavy rains approaches the island.
This morning, September 18, typhoon Nanmadol made landfall, bringing with it gusts of 112 mph (180 km/h) and heavy rainfall that could exceed 20 inches in some places. Super typhoon Nanmadol forces four million people to evacuate in Japan. On the southernmost tip of the island of Kyushu, one of the four islands that make up the bulk of Japan, close to the city of Kagoshima, it first made landfall.
TAIPEI, Taiwan - A strong earthquake strikes southeastern Taiwan on Sunday, September 18, as per the island's weather bureau. The quake caused train carriages to derail, caused a convenience store to collapse, and caused hundreds of people to become stranded on mountain roads. As per the weather bureau, the epicenter was located in Taitung county. This quake came after a 6.4 magnitude tremor that occurred on Saturday evening in the same region, however, it did not result in any fatalities.