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Russian accused of spying in U.S. faces 'borderline torture': Moscow

World Aug 20, 2018

Russian accused of spying in U.S. faces 'borderline torture': Moscow

Russia accused the United States of trying to break the spirit in jail of Maria Butina, a woman U.S. authorities say is a Russian government agent, and complained she was being subjected to "borderline torture." Butina, a 29-year-old gun rights advocate living in Washington, D.C., ...

Internet publication of 3D gun plans blocked — for now

World / Crime & Legal Aug 1, 2018

Internet publication of 3D gun plans blocked — for now

A U.S. gun rights activist has been at least temporarily thwarted in his attempts to publish free blueprints for 3D-printed firearms across the internet. Cody Wilson, a self-proclaimed "crypto-anarchist," has made available for download files on making "ghost guns." His website Defcad went live one ...

Tepco gets low rating for nuclear accident drills, draws criticism

National Jul 25, 2018

Tepco gets low rating for nuclear accident drills, draws criticism

A Niigata Prefecture nuclear power plant run by Tepco, the operator of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 facility, received the lowest possible rating during preparation drills in the event of a severe incident, the nation's nuclear watchdog agency said in a report released Wednesday. None ...