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Fiat Chrysler in talks with government over diesels

Fiat Chrysler in talks with government over diesels

FCA US is a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. The affected models are MY2014-2016 Ram 1500 pickup trucks, and 2014-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs. Volkswagen was forced to pay $2.8 billion in criminal fines and $1.5 billion in civil penalties after the German company admitted to programming its diesel cars to trick emissions testers into believing the engines released far less pollution into the air than they actually do, in violation of the federal Clean ...



Oil prices climb on hopes output cuts will be extended

Most members support a proposal by Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation to extend supply cuts for nine months, Algerian Energy Minister Noureddine Boutarfa said Thursday. Saudi Arabia and non-OPEC Russia have said they want an extension to output reductions of nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) that were initially agreed to run in the first half of 2017.


FCC vote kicks off a battle over regulation of the internet

FCC vote kicks off a battle over regulation of the internet

The FCC's members voted two-to-one in favour of a review of the rules, which will aim to heavily loosen or abolish numerous protections established under Obama. "We are at risk of maximizing profits for commercial [internet service providers] and large content providers, while degrading internet access and choice for libraries and ultimately all consumers".



GENERAL ELECTION: More schools cash but no triple lock in Tory manifesto

By changing certain thresholds, people could end up paying more towards the cost of their care. The Prime Minister's election manifesto declared that her Government would achieve this by "pushing internet companies to deliver on their commitments to develop technical tools to identify and remove terrorist propaganda".


Trump launches bold foreign trip, with pitfalls aplenty

Trump launches bold foreign trip, with pitfalls aplenty

That was before he fired his Federal Bureau of Investigation director - and the chain reaction of scandal that followed. "There has never been a president taking his first worldwide trip being dogged by scandal like this", said Larry Sabato, head of the University of Virginia Center for Politics.



President Trump to embark on first foreign trip as president

President Trump's first trip is much farther from home. So it's possible that this first leg of his trip could provide something of a reprieve. Trump's advisers saw it as an opportunity for the United States to boldly reassert itself on the world stage and resume a leadership role that the administration believes was abdicated by President Barack Obama.