Friday, October 9, 2015
The family of a black man who died after being critically injured in police custody, reached a US$6.4 million wrongful death settlement with the city of Baltimore, resolving civil claims about a week after the first hearing in the criminal case against six police officers, officials said Tuesday.
An Ohio woman was awarded US$1.6 million Wednesday in the trial of a lawsuit that alleged a chemical from a DuPont Co. plant contaminated drinking water and contributed to her contracting kidney cancer.
Several hundred police officers from around the U.S. attended a funeral Monday for a suburban Chicago lieutenant shot and killed last week, and residents of the area turned out by the thousands to watch the hearse go by.
The gunman who fatally shot nine people at an Oregon community college last week killed himself in front of his victims after two police officers wounded him, authorities said Wednesday.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
President Dilma Rousseff's campaign will be investigated for alleged use of funds skimmed from the vast Petrobras corruption scheme, officials said Wednesday, in a twist that could potentially end her term early.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's hard line against Moscow's aggression in Ukraine has earned him support from Canada's Ukrainian diaspora, a group that could be pivotal as he seeks a fourth mandate on Oct. 19.
Negotiations over the complex trade deal took more than five years. On Tuesday, U.S. President Barack Obama began what may be a similarly difficult task -- selling the Trans-Pacific Partnership to the U.S. Congress and the American public.
To mark World Sight Day, Alcon Taiwan and Ophthalmological Society of Taiwan (TOS, 中華民國眼科醫學會) launched a campaign titled "Enhancing Sight, Enhancing
Wednesday, October 7, 2015