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Takata’s new Chinese owner a big player in auto safety, looks to keep operations intact

Wang Jianfeng has been on an epic acquisition tear over the past decade, assembling a formidable auto parts empire in China with $ 4 billion in … Read more …

EU fines Google record $2.7 billion in first antitrust case

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators hit Alphabet unit Google with a record 2.42-billion-euro ($ 2.7 billion) fine on Tuesday, taking a tough line in the first of three investigations

Climate change may mean fewer hailstorms, bigger hail

Even though there maybe fewer hail storms due to climate change, a new study suggest they will be more damaging. CNN.com – RSS Channel – US

Three CNN journalists resign after Trump aide article removed

Donald Trump Jr called the network “fake news” after it published the now retracted article. BBC News – US & Canada

U.K. Calls for Major Inquiry Into Cladding After Deadly Tower Fire

Ninety-five buildings with materials similar to those used in the Grenfell high rise have fallen short in safety tests, “a 100 percent failure rate,” a government spokesman said. NYT >

US warns Syria over ‘potential’ plan for chemical attack

Syria is planning another chemical attack, the US says, warning it would pay a “heavy price”. BBC News – US & Canada

President Erdogan of Turkey Recovers From Minor Health Scare

The leader appeared to faint while praying in a mosque on Sunday. Soon afterward, he told reporters he had had “a little instability” but was fine. NYT > Europe

Japanese government conveys regret over Moon’s Fukushima nuclear crisis remarks

The government has expressed regret over recent remarks by South Korean President Moon Jae-in about the March 2011 crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 plant, … Read more … The

FNC Speaker spends Eid with Emirati soldiers in Yemen

Dr Al Qubaisi thanks troops for their sacrifices in the line of national duty UAE news RSS feed

Oil prices flat after descending into bear market

Prices may reach $ 50-$ 55 by year-end, analyst says, though market yet to rebalance Business RSS feed

Alleged ‘black widow’ Kakehi pleads not guilty as murder trial kicks off in Kyoto

A 70-year-old woman dubbed the “black widow” for allegedly murdering her husband and common-law partners with cyanide, pleaded innocent Monday at the first hearing of her trial at the Kyoto

Takata bankruptcy: Is your car affected by air bag recall?

Vehicles affected by Japanese auto supplier Takata’s air bag recall will continue to receive repairs despite the company’s bankruptcy filing Sunday.           GANNETT Syndication Service

Al-Qaeda frees Swede after six years

Hostage Johan Gustafsson, in Mali since 2011, has been freed, the Swedish government says. BBC News – Europe

Trump travel ban injunction partly lifted by top US court

The US Supreme Court partly implements the travel and refugee bans pending a full review in October. BBC News – US & Canada

123 dead, more than 100 wounded in Pakistan oil tanker fire: official

At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in a fire that broke out after an oil tanker overturned in central Pakistan early Sunday and crowds rushed to collect

Trump’s Anti-Nafta Stance Is on a Collision Course with Natural Gas

Mexico’s economy and U.S. energy companies depend on free-flowing cross-border natural gas. Both are scrambling to avoid the chaotic disruption of a trade war. NYT > Americas

Wall St. opens higher as tech stocks rise, oil rebounds

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday as technology stocks rose and oil prices climbed from last week’s seven-month lows. Reuters: Business News

Family reaches $3 million settlement with Minnesota city in death of Philando Castile: CNN

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The family of Philando Castile, a black motorist who was shot five times during a traffic stop in Minnesota last year by a police officer, reached

Theresa May Reaches Deal for Backing of Northern Ireland Party

The support of the Democratic Unionists will keep the prime minister and the Conservatives in power, at least for now. NYT > Europe

Ed Gillespie is not interested in the latest Trump tweets

Ed Gillespie has a tricky road ahead of him as he campaigns for Virginia governor this year. The Republican nominee wants to talk about state issues, not President Trump, not

Theresa May Reaches Deal for Backing of Northern Ireland Party

The support of the Democratic Unionists will keep the prime minister and the Conservatives in power, at least for now. NYT > Europe

Ed Gillespie is not interested in the latest Trump tweets

Ed Gillespie has a tricky road ahead of him as he campaigns for Virginia governor this year. The Republican nominee wants to talk about state issues, not President Trump, not

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