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Health Canada to contact Claire’s after new report claims makeup contains asbestos

Health Canada says it will reach out to retail store Claire’s once again, after a new report that its makeup products may contain asbestos. In a statement to Global News, the health agency wrote that it tested Claire’s makeup for asbestos after initial reports emerged in December 2017, and found …

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US Rejects Iranian Accusations of Supporting Afghan IS

ISLAMABAD —  The United States is rejecting as “laughable and patently false” Iranian allegations that American troops in Afghanistan support Islamic State militants. Citing “intelligence as well as eyewitness accounts,” Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, earlier this week alleged U.S. military helicopters were seen rescuing and airlifting IS militants …

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Donald Trump pushes for quick NAFTA deal in phone call with Justin Trudeau – National

President Donald Trump urged the quick completion of the NAFTA negotiations in a phone call with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday, amid indications the U.S. wants a deal wrapped up this spring. Trudeau called his American counterpart during a tour of aluminum facilities in Quebec, on a day the …

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Dusty weather a trigger for allergic attacks

Doctors urge precautions amidst rise in cases of breathlessness and asthmatic attacks A tourist couple take cover under an umbrella near Dubai Mall amid the dust haze. Dubai: Doctors have warned that the current spell of dusty weather in Dubai can trigger asthmatic attacks and allergic rhinitis in people who …

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‘Get your rosaries off our ovaries’: Pro-choice supporters protest Irish abortion law

Pro-choice demonstrators marched through the streets of Dublin during International Women’s Day on Thursday, chanting and voicing their opposition to anti-abortion laws, which is likely to be contested in a referendum later this spring. Demonstrators gathered on one of the city’s busiest streets, shouting pro-abortion slogans “get your rosaries off …

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