India Bans E-Cigarettes With Youth Addiction in Mind : NPR

India Bans E-Cigarettes With Youth Addiction in Mind : NPR

A roadside tobacco shop vendor displays an e-cigarette in New Delhi, India, Wednesday. India’s government has decided to ban the products. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption toggle caption Manish Swarup/AP A roadside tobacco shop vendor displays an e-cigarette in New Delhi, India, Wednesday. India’s government has decided to ban the products. Manish Swarup/AP The Indian government […]

Human trafficking is the real border crisis

Human trafficking is the real border crisis

It’s easy to forget the faces behind the numbers, especially when it comes to immigration. But the migration crisis at the southern border isn’t just a matter of scope, although the Border Patrol has truly been overwhelmed by an unprecedented amount of border crossings. A humanitarian problem is at the root of this migration crisis […]

Trump taps Latter-day Saint as new national security adviser

Trump taps Latter-day Saint as new national security adviser

Washington • President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O’Brien, his chief hostage negotiator and an established figure in Republican policy circles, as his new national security adviser. O’Brien, the fourth person in two years to hold the job, becomes the administration’s point person on national security amid rising tensions with Iran following the weekend […]

Iran’s supreme leader approved Saudi oil attacks: report

Iran’s supreme leader approved Saudi oil attacks: report

Iran’s supreme leader personally approved devastating airstrikes on Saudi oil facilities – but insisted that Iran be able to plausibly deny the attacks, according to a new report Wednesday evening. The alleged sign-off by Ayatollah Ali Khameni was revealed by a US official, CBS News said. The US has damning evidence of Iran’s involvement in […]

Inside Samsung’s secretive South Korean headquarters

Inside Samsung’s secretive South Korean headquarters

I’m standing inside Samsung Digital City, where some 35,000 employees work, eat, play, and work some more in Suwon, South Korea. It feels like a university campus with green parks, throngs of young people, social clubs and coffee shops. There’s also a massive cafeteria where everything, from pizza to kimchi, is free. In other words, it […]

Netanyahu cancels UN visit over post-poll ‘political context’

Netanyahu cancels UN visit over post-poll ‘political context’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled his planned visit to the United Nations General Assembly due to the “political context” in Israel, sources in his office told AFP Wednesday. Initial results from Tuesday’s general election show Netanyahu’s Likud party tied with the Blue and White alliance of his main challenger, former army chief Benny […]