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QAYARA, Iraq (AP) — Islamic State militants have been going door to door in villages south of Mosul, ordering people at gunpoint on a mileslong trek into the city and using them as human shields as the extremists prepare to defend it from Iraqi forces, according to residents swept up in the forced evacuations.
Subaru is recalling more than 100,000 of its top-selling models in the U.S. because a turbocharger air pump can run continuously, overheat and could cause fires. The recall covers certain 2007 to 2009 ...
Agents from the Department of Homeland Security recently questioned US companies and former employees tied to Liu Zhongtian, founder of China Zhongwang Holdings Ltd, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing knowledgeable sources. One suspicion is that aluminum from China Zhongwang is being imported into the United States in the form of pallets -- which carry a low tariff -- with the intention of melting them back down once in the country, according to the Journal. Zhongwang aluminum products made in China are subject to import tariffs of as much as 374 percent because the US has found they are heavily subsidized.