Mar 15, 2016

Paris auction house porters on trial for stealing 250 tons of valuables

Porters from Paris’ most famous auction house went on trial Monday, accused of systematically stealing 250 tons of valuable antiques, jewels and artworks, including a Chagall painting and rare Ming dynasty porcelain. Around 40 “Col Rouge” (red collars), named after their uniforms, along with ...

Germanwings crash report: New rules needed for pilot health issues

Mar 14, 2016

Germanwings crash report: New rules needed for pilot health issues

Seeking to ensure that suicidal pilots can’t crash their jets, French authorities investigating last year’s Germanwings crash are urging new reporting requirements for doctors treating pilots, and new measures to keep pilots from hiding mental health issues. The recommendations are delicate. The investigators from ...

Mar 13, 2016

Australian journalists held after trying to question Najib

Two Australian journalists were arrested and barred from leaving Malaysia after attempting to question Prime Minister Najib Razak about a corruption scandal, national broadcaster ABC said Sunday. The journalists, who work for the Australian Broadcasting Corp. “Four Corners” investigative program, were detained in the ...