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Chinese billionaire granted bail in UN bribery scheme case

NEW YORK (AP) — Over a prosecutor's objections, bail conditions were set Friday for a Chinese billionaire at the center of a bribery case that has drawn scrutiny into the…

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Germany could scrap tax breaks for diesel cars, minister says

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks said on Thursday that the government should think approximately scrapping tax breaks for diesel cars & promoting electric automobiles instead. "That's an…

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Germany says has ordered VW to recall cars at start of 2016

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt said on Thursday that the country's automotive watchdog had ordered Volkswagen to start a mandatory recall of 2.4 million affected cars at…

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Germany's Merkel says Turkey key to solving refugee crisis

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Turkey plays a key role in solving the "historic task" of dealing with Europe's migrant crisis & that the European Union should…

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Albania joins Germany, Poland, Romania at Euro 2016

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Albania joined World Cup winner Germany, Poland & Romania in clinching a spot at next year's European Championship on Sunday after winning their final qualifying games….

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Prosecutors file charges against ex-CEO of Mt.Gox bitcoin exchange

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese prosecutors have filed charges against Mark Karpeles, the former head of defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, accusing him of stealing $2.7 million of clients' money, media…

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U.S.- Venezuela rapprochement rocked by Lopez sentence

By Alexandra Ulmer & Andrew Cawthorne CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela accused the United States on Friday of jeopardizing a nascent rapprochement between the two ideological foes with "insolent" criticism of…

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Stormont Turmoil As First Minister Steps Down

Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson has stepped down & most of his Democratic Unionist ministers have quit over a crisis sparked by a murder linked to the IRA. However,…