Jun 19, 2016

Pakistan woman held in 'honor killing' of pregnant daughter

Police in Pakistan have arrested a mother suspected of killing her pregnant daughter for marrying against the wishes of her family, the latest in a series of “honor killings” in the conservative Muslim country. Local police official Arshad Mahamood said Saturday that the mother ...

Jun 14, 2016

'Body shaming' ads banned from London transport

Adverts that are likely to cause people to have “body confidence issues” will be banned from London’s public transport network from next month, mayor Sadiq Khan announced on Monday. The new rules will apply to the estimated 12,000 adverts that appear each year on ...

Jun 8, 2016

GM wants steering wheels, pedals retained in self-drive cars

General Motors chief executive Mary Barra came out strongly Tuesday for regulations requiring the retention of steering wheels and foot pedals in self-driving cars. As the largest U.S. automaker pushes into developing autonomous cars and trucks, Barra said keeping the vestigial appendages of traditional ...