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., ...

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 ...