Police investigated in case of dead Argentine prosecutor

Jan 24, 2015

Police investigated in case of dead Argentine prosecutor

The 10 police officers assigned to protect a federal prosecutor who accused President Cristina Fernandez of shielding Iranians accused in an Argentine terrorist bombing are being investigated for their actions on the day the prosecutor was found shot to death. The officers, along with ...

Jan 15, 2015

Dead U.S. soldier did not have Ebola: military

A U.S. soldier found dead at his home in Texas after returning from duty in West Africa was not carrying the Ebola virus, the U.S military said Wednesday. Medical officials confirmed “that the more conclusive PCR Assay test results are negative for the presence ...

Jan 5, 2015

Roads are safer, with fewer deaths in 2014

There were 4,113 deaths from traffic accidents in Japan in 2014, the third lowest officials began compiling comparable records in 1948, National Police Agency data showed Monday. The figure was down 260, or 5.9 percent, from the year before, and fell for the 14th ...

Oct 30, 2014

Frenchman dies after downing 56 shots

French police opened an investigation on Wednesday following the death of a man in his 50s after he downed 56 shots during a drinking competition. The man, who was not named, was attempting to beat the previous record of 55 shots in a bar ...

Services allow for virtual grave visits

Oct 7, 2014

Services allow for virtual grave visits

by Asako Takaguchi

For people living far from the graves of their ancestors, paying respects no longer has to involve a long journey, with subscribers to an online service able to conduct virtual cemetery visits from their computer screens. The service, offered by I-Can Corp., a Tokyo-based ...