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Probe of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke sent to U.S. prosecutors

World / Crime & Legal Oct 31, 2018

Probe of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke sent to U.S. prosecutors

The Interior Department's top watchdog has referred an investigation into Secretary Ryan Zinke to the Justice Department, raising the prospect that criminal violations have been uncovered, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. The Interior Department's inspector general has been looking into several inquiries involving Zinke, ...

Japanese hospital takes fight to flu via 'Mouth of Truth'

National Oct 30, 2018

Japanese hospital takes fight to flu via 'Mouth of Truth'

With the arrival of flu season, Osaka University Hospital on Tuesday introduced a unique way to keep the virus at bay, deploying a hand sanitizer dispenser in the shape of a famous Roman sculpture. Playing on the legend of the ancient marble "Bocca della Verita" ...

Sony boosts outlook as PlayStation heads for record year

Business / Corporate Oct 30, 2018

Sony boosts outlook as PlayStation heads for record year

Sony Corp. upgraded its earnings outlook for a second straight quarter, thanks to a plethora of hit video-game titles that are boosting the PlayStation business. Operating profit for the current fiscal year through March will be ¥870 billion ($7.72 billion), up from the prior forecast ...