U.S. gun industry wants looser rules on silencers

Mar 9, 2016

U.S. gun industry wants looser rules on silencers

The U.S. gun industry is trying to shake off the Hollywood hit-man image of the gun silencer and re-brand it as a hearing-protection device in a campaign to roll back regulations that date to the 1930s. Industry lobbying has led to more than a ...

NRA to call for checks of safety-related cables at nuclear plants

Jan 6, 2016

NRA to call for checks of safety-related cables at nuclear plants

The Nuclear Regulation Authority decided Wednesday to urge power companies to inspect for possible problems related to the installation of electric cables for safety equipment at their nuclear power plants. At Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant in Niigata Prefecture and other nuclear power ...