Day: July 23, 2017

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German carmaker BMW on Sunday rejected media reports that the emissions treatment systems in its vehicles did not work effectively and that it colluded with rivals on their design and prices. Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday that BMW, VW (VOWG_p.DE), Audi and Porsche may have colluded to fix the prices and
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong lowered a typhoon alert on Sunday evening as Typhoon Roke weakened, with the local airport and transport authorities rushing to restore normal operations in the Asian financial hub. The Hong Kong Observatory on Sunday morning raised its typhoon alert to 8 – close to the top rating of 10
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition called a two-day national strike against President Nicolas Maduro after another day of violent clashes on Saturday where the injured included a violinist famous for his musical protests. The opposition coalition – which organized a 24-hour shutdown this week that was heeded by millions and paralyzed large swathes of the
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(Reuters) – U.S. Senator John McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer, went on a hike with his daughter on Saturday, according to a tweet from Meghan McCain. “Amazing hike with Dad @SenJohnMcCain this morning. Thank you all for your best wishes!,” the senator’s daughter said in a tweet that included a picture showing the
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