Jun 25, 2016

Nissan unit sues South Korea ministry over alleged emissions cheating

A unit of Nissan Motor Co. has sued South Korea’s Environment Ministry over the alleged emissions manipulation for the Qashqai diesel engine car, Nissan group officials said Friday. Nissan Korea Co. filed the suit with the Seoul Administrative Court on Thursday, disputing the ministry’s ...

Jun 24, 2016

Capital punishment for a minor

Putting someone to death for crimes committed while they are a minor is a very serious business, one that deserves a great deal more study.

Macho assault rifle ads may be silver bullet in U.S. gun-control debate

Jun 14, 2016

Macho assault rifle ads may be silver bullet in U.S. gun-control debate

“Forces of opposition bow down. You are single-handedly outnumbered.” That’s how one advertisement reads for a semi-automatic rifle made by Bushmaster, whose AR-15 is increasingly the gun of choice for America’s mass shooters, including the suspect in Sunday’s massacre at a gay dance club ...

Jun 7, 2016

Over 70 indicted in China over murder-for-compensation scams

Prosecutors in northern China have indicted 74 people for murder and other charges related to scams in which the deaths were staged to look like mining accidents in order to win compensation from mine owners. The Inner Mongolia regional prosecutor’s office said on its ...

Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts

Jun 7, 2016

Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts

Anastasia Bubeyeva shows a screenshot on her computer of a picture of a toothpaste tube with the words: “Squeeze Russia out of yourself!” For sharing this picture on a social media site with his 12 friends, her husband was sentenced this month to more ...