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  • FILE PHOTO: A Volkswagen logo in Wolfsburg, Germany March 1, 2019. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo PRAGUE (Reuters) – A Prague district court has ruled that Czech owners of Skoda and Volkswagen cars qualify for 533 million crowns ($23.30 million) in compensation linked to VW’s diesel (gasoil) emissions scandal, a news website reported on Wednesday. The suit […]
  • Young Americans are killing themselves in record numbers, the victims of a confluence of economic and sociological factors that have singled them out – even above a nationwide surge in so-called “deaths of despair.” Suicide rates among teens and young adults aged 15 to 24 – the older end of “Generation Z” – spiked in […]
  • CHENNAI, India (Reuters) – Hotels in India’s southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4.6 million faces its worst shortage in years. A man uses a hand-pump to fill up a container with drinking water as others wait in a queue on […]
  • An Australian police officer is being praised for his fast response and impressive tackling technique after he interrupted a press conference to take down a man accused of harassing a young woman. Detective Senior Sergeant Daren Edwards was in the middle of speaking to reporters outside a Queensland police station on Wednesday, when he heard […]
  • TORONTO, June 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just Energy Group Inc., a leading consumer company specializing in electricity and natural gas commodities, energy efficiency solutions, and renewable energy options, today announced that it will host a live webcast of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 26th at 10:00 […]
  • Riyadh bears responsibility for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a UN investigator said, calling for a further probe into Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s role in the crime. Khashoggi was a victim of “a deliberate, premediated execution, an extrajudicial killing for which the state of Saudi Arabia is responsible,” Agnes Callamard, the UN special […]
  • HOUSTON, June 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Apache Corporation (NYSE, NASDAQ: APA) today announced the early tender results of its previously announced cash tender offers (each, an “Offer” and, collectively, the “Offers”) to purchase a portion of its outstanding 2.625% notes due 2023, 3.625% notes due 2021, 3.250% notes due 2022, 6.000% notes due 2037, […]
  • LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said her surprise at the rapid retreat of a glacier she knew from years of walking holidays in the Swiss Alps had strengthened her resolve to commit Britain to a new target of net zero carbon by 2050. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May walks in […]
  • STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – China’s Geely has chosen Zenuity, a joint venture between its Volvo car marque and Swedish technology group Veoneer, as its preferred supplier for assisted and self driving software. FILE PHOTO: Visitors look at a Geely Jiaji vehicle displayed during the media day for the Shanghai auto show in Shanghai, China April 16, […]
  • By Saket Sundria and Dan Murtaugh on 6/19/2019 SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) — After being hit by the trade war and U.S. sanctions on Iran, some Chinese buyers of liquefied petroleum gas from the Persian Gulf nation are finding it’s too tough a habit to kick. China sourced around a fifth of its LPG—used as cooking fuel, […]