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Volkswagen gets new boss ahead of sweeping changes

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The "dieselgate" scandal - in which VW admitted to installing software in 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide to cheat regulatory emissions test - has so far cost it more than 25 billion euros ($31 billion) in buybacks, fines and compensation. Read More »

Two party leaders in J&K rallies were misled: BJP

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Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi noted that the Kathua and Unnao incidents can not be termed as "normal cases" and said these have shamed the nation. He once again asserted that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah would suffer defeat from both constituencies he may contest from. But my pain is not bigger than the pain of public, ' said the former regional actor. Read More »

As Oklahoma teachers end strike, Arizona governor offers raise to avert one

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Governor Doug Ducey has announced a new teacher pay raise proposal . Additional 5 percent increases will be made the next two years to achieve a net 20 percent increase by the 2020 school year. Teachers and others held "walk-ins" at more than 1,000 schools Wednesday to draw attention to their demands and Arizona Educators United said earlier this week that a strike date could be set soon. Read More »

FBI Seized Recordings Between Michael Cohen And Stormy Daniels' Former Lawyer

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Cohen is also requesting that the court allow his attorneys to review the seized material prior to investigators to ensure that the government does not review material covered by attorney-client privilege. "... He is the President of the United States". The report adds that Cohen pleading the fifth in a criminal case could harm Trump in his legal issue with Daniels, as Cohen is Trump's key witness. Read More »

NBA Playoffs: Breaking down the Cavs-Pacers series

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From here out, James, who is aiming to make the Finals for eighth straight time, won't be sitting much. Still, the one to beat. The Pacers won all three overtime games they played this year. JR Smith canned seven triples and finished with 23 points and LeBron James notched his eight triple-double of the season in the win. Got married. Came back. Read More »

Palestinians wounded at Gaza-Israel border protests

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Limited clashes between stone-throwing Palestinians and Israeli soldiers began in at least two places along the border, AFP reporters said, with larger protests expected after Friday Muslim prayers. Israel says it is doing what it must to defend its border, and to stop any of the protesters getting across the fence. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the European Union have called for an independent investigation into the violence. Read More »

Syria warns West it will defend itself if attacked

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Syrian news outlet Al-Masdar News reported cruise missiles struck rural Damascus and caused explosions at Dumayr Airbase. Mr Trump said he was prepared to "sustain" the assault against Syria. May has said that Russia's veto at the Security Council of a vote to create a new inquiry on chemical attacks meant the United Nations could have no role in investigations. Read More »

Trump gives full pardon to lawyer who leaked Central Intelligence Agency agent's undercover identity

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Some fear Mr. Trump's pardoning of Libby could be seen through the lens of the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian election meddling and any ties to the Trump campaign. Before former President George W. Bush left office, he declined to pardon Libby, despite commuting his prison sentence. In August past year, Trump pardoned former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Read More »

Abducted journalists are dead, says Ecuador president

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In the video, the unidentified captors said they would release the hostages if Ecuador stopped helping Colombia fight the guerillas. The ultimatum was issued late on Thursday by President Lenin Moreno , who gave the kidnappers until 11:00 am (1600 GMT) to give an answer after his government received photos from a Colombian TV station suggesting the trio, all Ecuadorians, were dead. Read More »

TRACKING: Quiet and Warmer Thursday, Storms Friday

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The only bit of good news with Saturday's forecast is that the most-active weather will occur during daylight and will shift east by or before sunset. A system set to move through Arkansas on Friday and into Saturday will bring the potential for severe storms across the entire state, forecasters say. Read More »

Netanyahu calls for action against Syria

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President Putin and Netanyahu discussed Israeli airstrikes on a Syrian airbase over the phone, the Kremlin said Wednesday. The Israeli strikes reportedly targeted an "advanced system" that could undermine Israel's air superiority in Lebanese and Syrian airspace, according to Hadashot TV . Read More »

It's Undeniable That Poland Partook in Holocaust - Israeli President

Additionally, 41 percent of millennials believe two million Jews or less were killed during the Holocaust. A new survey found that Americans are beginning to lack basic knowledge about the Holocaust. Data was collected and analyzed by Schoen Consulting with a representative sample of 1350 American adults via landline, cell-phone, and online interviews. Read More »

France has proof Assad regime used chemical weapons - Macron

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He didn't elaborate on exactly what that proof is. Macron confirmed that he had talked to U.S. President Donald Trump on the matter. President Trump has sent mixed messages on the US response, warning Russian Federation in a tweet Wednesday to "get ready" for USA missile strikes in Syria in retaliation for the attack. Read More »

Harvey, Maria and others retired as hurricane names

The World Meteorological Organization on Thursday removed the names Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate from the list of future hurricane names due to the "extensive damage" those storms caused in the United States and Caribbean past year. Hurricane Irma will never impact Jacksonville again. Officials said at least 44 people died from the direct effects of Irma as a result of its "strong winds, heavy rain and high surf". Read More »

China: Baby born four years after parents die in vehicle crash

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Five days before they were scheduled to transplant one of the fertilized embryos into Liu, the couple died in a auto accident in March 2013 in the Chinese coastal province of Jiangsu . "First we thought of using air freight, but none of the airlines were willing to take the thermos-sized bottle of liquid nitrogen where the four embryos were stored", Liu Baojun, a surrogacy expert who assisted the families, told The Beijing News . Read More »

A Woman Has Accused The Governor Of Missouri Of Violent, Nonconsensual Sex

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Greitens and the woman allegedly ended the affair in October 2015, and she never saw him again, she testified. A Missouri House committee released a report Wednesday regarding allegations of sexual assault against Gov. "The House Investigative Committee's Report contains shocking, substantial, and corroborated evidence of wrongdoing by Governor Greitens". The governor, who chose not to testify before the committee, has denied ever hitting or threatening the woman, and said everything ... Read More »