Four dead in protests for caste benefits in northern India

Feb 20, 2016

Four dead in protests for caste benefits in northern India

Hundreds of army and paramilitary soldiers on Saturday tried to quell protests by angry mobs demanding government benefits in a northern Indian state, with at least four people killed in clashes between security forces and protesters, officials said. The violence raged for a second ...

Aug 12, 2015

Japanese climbers found dead on Matterhorn

Two Japanese climbers have been confirmed dead after they were caught in bad weather while descending the Matterhorn in the southern Swiss Alps, Japan’s Foreign Ministry said Wednesday. Police in the Valais canton said Tuesday they identified the two Japanese men, both in their ...

100 deaths now laid to faulty GM ignition switch

May 12, 2015

100 deaths now laid to faulty GM ignition switch

The death toll from crashes caused by faulty ignition switches in 2.6 million older General Motors small cars has reached 100. The number was updated Monday by attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims. It’s the first acknowledgement by the ...

German nurse expresses regret for killing over 30 patients

Feb 20, 2015

German nurse expresses regret for killing over 30 patients

A German nurse who admits to killing more than 30 patients expressed regret for his actions Thursday, telling victims’ relatives that he hoped his conviction would help them come to terms with their loss. Prosecutors had accused the 38-year-old defendant of killing three people ...