Ten of the world's biggest carmakers are being sued by
consumers in the United States who claim they concealed the
risks of carbon monoxide poisoning in more than 5 million
vehicles equipped with keyless ignitions, leading to 13
Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the United States' top seller of guns
and ammunition, says it will stop selling the AR-15 and other
semi-automatic rifles stores because of sluggish demand and
focus instead on "hunting and sportsman firearms".
television journalists have been killed during a live
broadcast in Virginia, shot by a suspect who was a former
employee of the TV station and who called himself a "powder
keg" of anger over what he saw as racial discrimination at
work and elsewhere in the United States.
King Abdullah of Jordan has told Russian President Vladimir
Putin that Moscow had a vital role to play bringing together
rival sides in Syria to seek a solution to a war that has
killed a quarter of a million people.