China has introduced “harsher punishments” for breaking the nation’s environmental protection laws: reckless violators of pollution standards in the world’s biggest and fastest-growing economy now face execution.
An FBI investigation has uncovered a plot by a New York state engineer with ties to the Ku Klux Klan to construct a radiation particle weapon, with the intention to sell the device to either a southern branch of the KKK or Jewish groups.
A new Canadian law forbids people from wearing a mask or covering their face during a riot or so-called “unlawful assembly” in the country. The law carries a maximum ten-year sentence for anyone convicted of physically concealing their identity.
A mistrial was declared Tuesday after jurors were deadlocked on how to decide the fate of a police officer who, while accompanied by a camera crew, shot and killed a 7-year-old girl during a midnight raid three years ago in Detroit, Michigan.
A civil rights group has accused a Virginia woman of committing a hate crime for calling 911 to report that her taxi driver was “very Muslim”. The woman told officers that she was afraid for her life on the basis of the cabbie’s religion.
Former investigators of the TWA Flight 800 airplane crash have revealed that an explosion came from outside the plane, thereby contradicting the government’s conclusion that the fatal crash was an accident.