Archive: 02/17/2013

Germany demands probe of Amazon work conditions

A German government minister called Sunday for a thorough probe into allegations that foreign seasonal workers hired in Germany by US online retail giant Amazon were harassed and intimidated.

Feb 17, 2013
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Bright streak of light reported over California

(AP)—Hours after a meteor exploded over Russia and injured more than 1,000 people and an asteroid passed relatively close to Earth, residents in California reported seeing an unusual flash of light over the San Francisco ...

Feb 17, 2013
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Russia halts search for meteorite

Russian authorities halted their search Sunday for the meteorite that spectacularly struck the Urals last week, leaving about 1,200 people injured and damaging several thousand buildings.

Feb 17, 2013
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