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Honda reports eighth death related to exploding air bags

Jun 22, 2015

Honda reports eighth death related to exploding air bags

Honda Motor Co. confirmed Monday a new death linked to an air bag, bringing the global total to eight fatalities. The company said a woman in Los Angeles died last September after a faulty inflator in a 2001 Honda Civic ruptured, firing metal shrapnel ...

Jun 22, 2015

Nomura terminates mortgage-bond traders amid market probes

Nomura Holdings Inc. has terminated two New York-based mortgage-bond traders for cause in connection with investigations of the market, according to regulatory records. The employees, Michael Gramins and Tyler Peters, were dismissed by the bank effective May 1 amid probes being conducted by the ...

Jun 20, 2015

Eighth Takata air bag death is confirmed

A woman who died in a Los Angeles-area car crash last September was the eighth person killed by exploding air bags made by Takata Corp., U.S. safety regulators and Honda Motor Co. confirmed Friday. The woman was identified in a lawsuit as Jewel Brangman, ...

Jun 18, 2015

Fuji TV first domestic broadcaster to provide content for Netflix

Broadcaster Fuji Television Network Inc. said it will create original programs for distribution by Netflix Inc. as the U.S. video-streaming service provider makes its first foray into the Japanese market this fall. The move, announced Wednesday, will allow the unit of Fuji Media Holdings ...