At least four people died Sunday following an explosion and collapse of a four-story building in a northeastern Paris suburb, Reuters reports.
The deaths included an 8-year-old child and an 80-year-old woman who died as emergency workers carried her out of the rubble.
A woman in her forties and her child were found dead later in the afternoon. Four adults are still missing. Continue reading
Months after the devastating collapse of a high-rise clothing factory outside of Dhaka, U.S. and global retailers including Walmart, Gap and Target, announced a new alliance to improve working conditions in Bangladesh. Jeffrey Brown reports on efforts to establish common safety standards and require factory safety inspections. Continue reading
In other news Monday, bomb attacks in and around Baghdad killed at least 10 people. Also, Robel Phillipos, a friend of Boston Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was released from federal custody and put on house arrest until his trial for lying to investigators. Continue reading