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Carillion accused of attempting to 'wriggle out' of pensions obligations

Carillion accused of attempting to 'wriggle out' of pensions obligations

A KPMG spokesman said: "As we have already commented, we believe that we conducted our role as Carillion's auditor appropriately and responsibly. When 10 years later, the company collapses with £29m in the bank and £2bn in pension liabilities, it doesn't look good for them".


Dollar hits three-year euro low as ECB warns of forex volatility

Dollar hits three-year euro low as ECB warns of forex volatility

Since the beginning of 2017, the euro has risen 18 per cent against the dollar . "It was balanced and consistent with what I said before, which is we are not concerned with where the dollar is in the short term". It erased most of a 1% jump notched up after President Trump told CNBC on Thursday that the dollar would get "stronger and stronger". A falling dollar also makes foreign investment in dollar-denominated assets less attractive.


Fitness model kicked off plane headed to New York City

Fitness model kicked off plane headed to New York City

Fitness model Jen Selter - who flaunts her famous rear end on Instagram - was kicked off a plane headed from Miami to NY after getting into an argument with a flight attendant and the pilot, according to a report. "Worst experience, American Air", the model wrote. She hinted on social media that another passenger chose to leave the plane in response to the treatment of Selter and her sister.


NY prosecutor to probe firm selling online followers

NY prosecutor to probe firm selling online followers

On its website, Devumi lists a New York City address, yet the Times says the firm is based in Florida. Twitter has long made it clear that the buying or selling of followers or retweets is not allowed, but companies such as Devumi promise customers discretion, and claim that "info is always kept confidential".


German Carmakers Take Another Hit With Diesel Testing on Humans

German Carmakers Take Another Hit With Diesel Testing on Humans

The statement goes on to say, "It would have been better to do without such a study in the first place". The reports also weaken the carmakers' position in its efforts to counter criticism of the technology as cities mull bans and German politicians weigh more stringent upgrades to lower pollution levels.


Detroit Police Officer Glenn Doss dies from injuries after shooting

Detroit Police Officer Glenn Doss dies from injuries after shooting

He is what we call an American hero. "He did what we expect each and every officer to do, to go out and serve this community with distinction and honor and he did that". Doss, whose father is a 19-year veteran of the Detroit Police Department, graduated from Utica High School in 2012. A GoFundMe account has been set up on behalf of Doss, who leaves behind a 9-month-old baby.