U.S. TOBACCO GROWERS USE CHILD LABOUR, HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH SAYS. CURRENT EVENTS MAY 15.
In 2011, the U.S. Labour Department proposed changes that would have prohibited children under 16 from working on tobacco farms, but they were withdrawn in 2012.
TURKEY COAL-MINE EXPLOSION KILLS AT LEAST 245
Turkey's worst mining disaster was a 1992 gas explosion that killed 263 workers near the Black Sea port of Zonguldak.
RCMP BUST PASSPORT FRAUD SCHEME TIED TO CANADA'S 'MOST WANTED'
Police say Nabil Alkhalil, left, and Robby Alkhalil, right, have both used fraudulently obtained genuine Canadian passports. All three have faced cocaine trafficking charges.