US fines Japanese automaker a record $200 million over faulty airbags

US fines Japanese automaker a record $200 million over faulty airbags

Agence France-Presse US auto safety regulators announced a record $200 million civil fine against Takata on Tuesday for providing inadequate and inaccurate information about its dangerously explosive airbags installed in millions of cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the Japanese auto parts maker had evaded reporting requirements, including making “the conscious decision” to

Alleged donations to racist Stormfront forum leaked in new Pastebin document

Alleged donations to racist Stormfront forum leaked in new Pastebin document

International Business Times

A list of 80 alleged donors to white supremacist website Stormfront was posted on the text-sharing website Pastebin Tuesday ahead of a scheduled reveal of more than 1,000 Ku Klux Klan members on Thursday. The Twitter account Anon Data posted the list, which includes the alleged donation amount, the donation data and the username of the…

Anti-abortion activist insists Planned Parenthood encourages teens to have sex with animals

Anti-abortion activist insists Planned Parenthood encourages teens to have sex with animals

David Ferguson In a conversation with Fox News host Alan Colmes, anti-abortion activist Carol Everett said that Planned Parenthood’s website for teens encourages them to experiment sexually with animals. “If you look on the Teen Wire or some of the other sites that Planned Parenthood has, it’s very interesting to see how they’re encouraging children,

‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli summoned to appear for Senate grilling over price-gouging scheme

‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli summoned to appear for Senate grilling over price-gouging scheme

Travis Gettys Martin Shkreli, the chief executive of Turing Pharmaceuticals, has been called to answer questions before the U.S. Senate about his price-gouging scheme. Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) sent the former hedge fund manager a letter Wednesday asking him to appear before a special committee on aging to explain why he

Oregon voters pass right-wing measure forcing sheriff to act like an Oath Keeper militia member

Oregon voters pass right-wing measure forcing sheriff to act like an Oath Keeper militia member

Travis Gettys Voters in one Oregon county approved a measure that would basically require the sheriff to act like an Oath Keeper militia member. Coos County voters approved a “Second Amendment Preservation Measure” Tuesday that would grant the sheriff authority to decide which state and federal gun laws are unconstitutional — and then keep authorities