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German prosecutors say won't be lenient with VW

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  • Jul 12, 2016
HAMBURG German prosecutors will grant Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) no mitigation for a record vehicle emissions settlement it faces in the United States and want VW to pay them a separate fine, a spokesman said.Prosecutors in Braunschweig, near Volkswagen's ...
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Fiat Chrysler to investigate crash that killed 'Star Trek' actor

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  • Jun 22, 2016
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Monday it would investigate a crash that killed "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin in his recalled 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee.Yelchin was killed when the SUV rolled away and pinned him against a fe...
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Officials encouraged by how much of Canada city spared by wildfire

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  • May 10, 2016
FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta Canadian officials who got their first glimpse on Monday of the oil sands boomtown of Fort McMurray since a wildfire erupted said they were encouraged by how much of it escaped destruction, estimating almost 90 percent of its bui...
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Christie's fetes 250 years in business with major British art sale

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  • May 05, 2016
LONDON From Joshua Reynolds to Lucian Freud, works spanning several centuries of British art will go under the hammer as part of a sale celebrating 250 years since auction house Christie's was founded. The highlights are three major works, led by "Ib a...
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U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal in shareholder suit against BP

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  • May 03, 2016
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined a request from shareholders seeking to revive their class action lawsuit against BP claiming the British oil company misrepresented its safety procedures prior to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.Th...
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Christie's fetes 250 years in business with major British art sale

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  • May 06, 2016
LONDON From Joshua Reynolds to Lucian Freud, works spanning several centuries of British art will go under the hammer as part of a sale celebrating 250 years since auction house Christie's was founded. The highlights are three major works, led by "Ib a...
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Hello Kitty restaurant opens in Shanghai

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  • Apr 12, 2016
SHANGHAI - - Mainland China's first official Hello Kitty-themed restaurant has opened its doors to customers in Shanghai, serving a variety of food with the famed kitten character’s designs.Hello Kitty Bistro Bianco comes after the opening of Hong Ko...
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'Lady Geek' in drive to draw more women to technology

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  • Jan 04, 2016
LONDON "Girls aren't cut out for a career in science and technology". Belinda Parmar has heard this sentence many times. In Britain, only 13 percent of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce is made up of women – a damn...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • May 07, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Prince Harry regrets not talking sooner about Diana's death

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  • Jul 26, 2016
LONDON Britain's Prince Harry has spoken about how he regrets not talking sooner about the impact of the death of his mother, Princess Diana.Diana died in a car crash in Paris in 1997, when Harry was 12 and his brother Prince William was 15. Harry, now...
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