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New York City has banned the sale of foie gras over animal-cruelty concerns

The ban, set to take effect in 2022, has sent shock waves through New York's culinary and fine-dining scene.
Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole.

2 women were banned from MLB games indefinitely after flashing an Astros pitcher on live TV

Video of the incident shared on Twitter showed the women, identified as Julia Rose and Lauren Summer, lifting up their shirts during Sunday’s game.
A Huawei stand at the 2019 Mobile Expo in Bangkok, Thailand.

Trump administration reportedly delays deciding whether to let US companies resume selling to Huawei

The reported move follows China's decision to halt imports of US agricultural goods along with threats to slap additional tariffs on them.

Malaysian minister says sea sand export ban wasn’t targeted at Singapore

Malaysia does not have the right to prevent countries from carrying out reclamation, he said.

California became the first state to ban discrimination against natural hair

The newly-passed bill will update the state's existing anti-discrimination laws to include the protection of natural hairstyles.
A February study from Stanford University suggests Juul's 5.9% nicotine products have lead other e-cigarette companies to increase their nicotine content, starting a "nicotine arms race."

San Francisco’s most popular e-cigarette brand Juul may have pushed rival brands to compete in a ‘nicotine arms race.’ Now all e-cig...

Some experts say higher nicotine e-cigs like Juul may be as harmful as traditional cigarettes. The San Francisco ban is the first in the U.S.

Singapore is banning food made with partially hydrogenated oil – here’s what trans fat really does to your body

There are absolutely no known medical benefits. Instead, they are known to kill.

Google is fighting to maintain ties with Huawei, saying blacklisting the Chinese firm could jeopardize national security

Three sources told the Financial Times that Google's argument is that cutting ties with Huawei could pose a national security risk.
FILE PHOTO: A Qualcomm sign is seen during the China International Import Expo (CIIE), at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai

Qualcomm slumps on Huawei ban as the tech Cold War with China heats up

The Trump administration issued an executive order laying the foundation for a ban that would limit US firms from purchasing equipment from Huawei.

The petitioner who sparked a nationwide debate on black metal bands just added more groups to her ban list

There are calls for more metal bands to be banned from Singapore.