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March 15, 2017 - 5:44 am
PARIS (AP) — Renault is denying a report that its vehicles are equipped with software that allowed its vehicles to cheat on emissions testing. The statement Wednesday from the French carmaker followed a report in the newspaper Liberation, which claimed to have obtained an investigative document...
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In this Monday, March 13, 2017 photo, a Uniti employee works on prototype steering controls, at the startup’s temporary production facility in Lund, Sweden. A group of Swedish students that raised 1.2 million euros in crowdfunding for their startup to build electric cars has caught the attention of German industrial heavyweight Siemens. The two sides said Wednesday that they were starting a partnership that will see them create 50,000 lightweight city cars a year starting next year. (AP Photo/James Brooks)
March 15, 2017 - 5:42 am
LUND, Sweden (AP) — A group of Swedish university students that raised 1.2 million euros ($1.3 million) in crowdfunding for their startup to build electric cars has caught the attention of German industrial heavyweight Siemens. The two sides said Wednesday that they were starting a partnership that...
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Geert Wilders casts his vote for the Dutch general election in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
March 15, 2017 - 5:40 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch voters cast ballots Wednesday at polling booths across the nation in parliamentary elections that are being closely watched as a possible indicator of the strength of far-right populism ahead of national votes in France and Germany later this year. Two-term Prime...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks on the telephone with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. In the background is a portrait of former President Andrew Jackson which Trump had installed in the first few days of his administration. Jon Meacham, who wrote a 2008 biography of Jackson titled "American Lion,” said Trump has echoed Jackson's outsider message to rural America by pledging to be a voice for "forgotten men and women." But he says it's "not the cleanest analogy." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
March 15, 2017 - 5:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking a break from trying to sell the embattled Republican health care bill, President Donald Trump is hitting the road to pay homage to a predecessor and take his first step toward rolling back Obama-era fuel efficiency standards. The president heads to Michigan Wednesday, where...
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Supporters of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye gather in front of her private home in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. South Korean prosecutors said Wednesday they plan to summon and question Park next week over a corruption scandal that removed her from office. The signs read " We love Park Geun-hye." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 15, 2017 - 3:23 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors said Wednesday they plan to question ousted President Park Geun-hye next week over a corruption scandal that removed her from office, as the government announced that an election will be held on May 9 to pick her successor. Park lost her...
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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, left, and PVV party leader Geert Wilders, right, wait to take their turn in the closing debate at parliament in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Amid unprecedented international attention, the Dutch go to the polls Wednesday in a parliamentary election that is seen as a bellwether for the future of populism in a year of crucial votes in Europe. (Phil Nijhuis HH POOL via AP)
March 15, 2017 - 3:21 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch voters cast ballots Wednesday at polling booths across the nation in parliamentary elections that are being closely watched as a possible indicator of the strength of far-right populism ahead of national votes in France and Germany later this year. Two-term Prime...
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South Korean acting leader and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, center, speaks during a cabinet meeting at the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Hwang Tuesday turned down the resignation offers made by senior advisers to ousted President Park Geun-hye. Thirteen policy advisers and aides for Park had offered to quit after Park was removed from office on Friday on a corruption scandal. (Baek Seung-ryul/Yonhap via AP)
March 14, 2017 - 9:45 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors said Wednesday they plan to summon and question ousted President Park Geun-hye next week over a corruption scandal that removed her from office. Park lost her presidential immunity from prosecution after the Constitutional Court ruled Friday to...
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White House Press secretary Sean Spicer speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 14, 2017 - 3:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 3:55 p.m. The federal agency that oversees health insurance programs for tens of millions of American consumers has a new leader. Vice President Mike Pence has sworn in Seema Verma as administrator of the Centers for Medicare...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey, in London, Monday March 13, 2017. (Ben Stansall/Pool Photo via AP)
March 14, 2017 - 1:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament has told Prime Minister Theresa May she can file for divorce from the European Union. She will send the formal letter by the end of March. Then comes the hard part — the arguments, the lawyers, the squabbles over money. Here's a look at the main issues and what...
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March 14, 2017 - 12:00 pm
The stock market is up, unemployment is down but things aren't rosy for all Americans. A new analysis of government data by the Consumer Federation of America found that the number of Americans in default on their student loans jumped by nearly a fifth last year. As of the end of 2016, there were 4...
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