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Russia sends North Korean ‘slave’ labourers home

Russia has begun sending home thousands of North Korean labourers who have worked in “slave-like” conditions to fund Kim Jong-un’s regime. In a volte-face on a practice dating to Soviet times, Moscow’s ambassador to Pyongyang said on Wednesday several Russian regions had started sending back North Korean workers. The new ban …

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Is The Fast and the Furious causing a surge in speeding?

The smash hit film franchise The Fast and the Furious could be causing a surge in speeding motorists, according to new research. In recent years police departments around the US have increased patrols near cinemas when each new instalment of the franchise was released The researchers, led by Anupam Jena, an economist …

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Non-Surgical Procedure May Be New Weight-Loss Tool

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, April 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A procedure long used to halt stomach bleeding may offer another way to treat severe obesity, a preliminary study suggests. The study, of seven severely obese adults, found that the minimally invasive procedure caused no serious complications. It also …

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