Jul 18, 2015

Ferrari recalls cars over badly installed Takata air bags

Italian luxury automaker Ferrari is recalling about 800 cars in North America after discovering it had improperly installed Takata air bags, the defective equipment at the center of a worldwide recall. According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ferrari North America is ...

Jul 18, 2015

Teddy bear breaks girl's fall from third-floor window

A teddy bear from the hit animated movie “Minions” is credited with breaking the fall of a 5-year-old Colorado girl who suffered only minor injuries after tumbling from a third-story apartment window, police said on Friday. She was playing in a bedroom when she ...

New video emerges of Ukrainian rebels looting luggage of Flight MH17 victims

Jul 17, 2015

New video emerges of Ukrainian rebels looting luggage of Flight MH17 victims

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Friday she was ‘sickened’ after new footage emerged allegedly of Russian-backed rebels ransacking the luggage of passengers killed after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine. The video was obtained by Sydney’s Daily Telegraph and published ...

23 injured after bus, truck collide in Mie Prefecture

Jul 15, 2015

23 injured after bus, truck collide in Mie Prefecture

Twenty-three people were taken to hospitals after a tour bus and a dump truck collided on an expressway and tumbled off it on Tuesday, overturning on the grounds of a tea plantation 2 meters below, police said. The crash in Mie Prefecture occurred at ...

Jul 15, 2015

Sharp to improve safety of front-loading washing machines

Sharp Corp. will try to improve the safety of its front-loading washing machines for children, in the first move by a Japanese manufacturer to address the matter after a 7-year-old boy got stuck inside one in Tokyo in June and died. The Osaka-based Sharp ...

Jul 15, 2015

South Korea picks preferred bidder to lift sunken ferry

South Korea on Wednesday selected a Chinese-led consortium as a preferred bidder to salvage a ferry whose sinking killed more than 300 people in April last year in one of the country’s deadliest disasters in decades. South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said ...

Jul 14, 2015

Russian nuclear bomber crash is second in two months

A Russian nuclear bomber aircraft crashed Tuesday near the eastern city of Khabarovsk, a Russian report said, the second loss of a Tu-95 plane in the area in two months. The plane — known in NATO parlance as a “Bear bomber” — was on ...

Jul 14, 2015

Pyongyang installs bike lanes to cut down on accidents

North Korea has installed cycle lanes on major thoroughfares running through Pyongyang in an apparent bid to cut down on pedestrian accidents, as more people have the cash to spend on bicycles to get around. Bicycles are an expensive but popular mode of transport ...