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Robert Pattinson Says He's 'Definitely' Considering Fatherhood

Robert Pattinson says that while he may be in the <i>Twilight</i> of his teen-idol years, he is “definitely” on the brink of becoming a father.<p>“Definitely, …

Bangladesh is building “garment villages” to double its already-huge clothing exports

The rapid growth of Bangladesh’s garment industry has been a blessing and a burden to the country. Even as it has provided jobs to millions and helped Bangladesh cut its poverty rate, it has also exploited the nation’s poorest and most desperate, leading to the gratuitous and preventable deaths of …

Exports

Bumble Bee to Pay $6 Million Over Employee Cooked in Tuna Oven

Bumble Bee Foods will pay $6 million in the 2012 death of an employee who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna — the biggest settlement ever in a California for workplace safety violations involving a single victim, prosecutors said Wednesday.<p>Jose Melena, 62, was loading a …

Santa Fe
Domestic Violence

Chelsea Manning Faces Solitary Confinement Under New Charges, Lawyer Says

ACLU lawyer tells BuzzFeed News that the charges relate to Manning having prohibited materials in prison, including Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair cover story. [Update: The charging documents have been posted online.]<p>Chelsea Manning faces indefinite solitary confinement after being charged with …

17 dead as huge blast rocks Chinese port city

A huge explosion at a chemical storage terminal rocked China's northeastern port city of Tianjin late Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and injuring hundreds.<p>Although the inferno was brought under control by the early morning hours, several people were reported trapped among the burning debris, …

China

Bumble Bee Foods Will Pay $6M After Worker Was Cooked to Death

Bumble Bee Foods, which is best known for its eponymous canned tuna line, has agreed to pay $6 million to settle criminal charges after an employee was killed in an industrial oven. It's the largest-ever payout in a California workplace-violation death, reports the <i>Associated Press</i>.<p>Jose Melena was …

Los Angeles

Khloé Kardashian Reportedly Ambushed Outside Gym by Ex-Husband Lamar Odom, Was Forced to Change Her Number to Avoid His Calls

Khloé Kardashian was reportedly ambushed and verbally attacked early Wednesday morning by her ex-husband Lamar Odom, according to TMZ.<p>The site …

Hugo Pinell, infamous 'San Quentin Six' member, killed in prison riot

Hugo Pinell, infamous for his role in the 1970s "San Quentin Six" prison break attempt, was killed Wednesday during a riot at a maximum-security prison outside Folsom, state corrections officials said.<p>Pinell was among more than half a dozen people injured when an estimated 70 inmates began to fight …