Japanese police arrest former Mitsubishi Motors Corp. Chairman Katsuhiko Kawasoe on charges of professional negligence. That alleged negligence led to the death of a truck driver two years ago, reports the Kyodo News agency. The 67-year-old former chairman resigned from MMC in late 2000, a move seen as taking responsibility for a far-reaching MMC scandal in which the auto maker hid safety records and defects from authorities. Several indictments of former Mitsubishi executives were ...

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