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Takata Says It Wants to Avoid Bankruptcy to Minimize Disruptions

Takata Corp. said it wants to avoid bankruptcy globally because a court-led restructuring could disrupt the supply of parts to automakers, the first …

Takata

US Election 2016: Trump seals Republican nomination

<b>Donald Trump has secured the Republican nomination for US president on day two of the Republican National Convention.</b><p>The House Speaker, Paul Ryan, urged delegates to unite behind Mr Trump, a day after splits in the party were evident as the convention opened.<p>The Trump campaign also faces …

Donald Trump

Man dead after firing at plainclothes Baltimore officers

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police officers responding to the sound of gunshots fatally shot a man who fired at them with an AR-15 style rifle, …

Law Enforcement

Body of American Student Beau Solomon Found in Rome, Italy

ROME — The body of an American college student who vanished just hours after arriving in the Italian capital was found Monday, three days after he disappeared.<p>Beau Solomon, a 19-year-old visiting student from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, arrived in Italy on Thursday to study at John Cabot …

College & University

Weekend Plans: Bribery Bakery's Mueller Soft Open, Jo's Chili Cookoff, and More

<i>EAST SIXTH</i> — <b>Anjore</b>, a startup operation specializing in scratch-made Indian food, holds Anjore Rockefeller Hour <b>tonight</b> at the Zilker Brewing Company from <b>6–9 p.m.</b> The menu includes Gulf oysters, winter greens, and charred pickles on grilled naan. Tickets are $15. [Facebook]<p><i>SOFT OPENING ALERT</i> — The …

Ethiopia prepares for election with ruling party expecting landslide victory

Just days before Ethiopia goes to the polls, the Jan Meda sports field in Addis Ababa is empty of its usual hordes of joggers and footballers. Instead it is reserved for a rally by the main opposition party, Medrek. But only a couple of hundred people turn up, their orange T-shirts bearing the …

Africa

EU Proposes A Plan To Address The Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

The European Union has presented a proposal to the United Nations aiming to stem the flood of migrants from the Middle East and Africa to Europe. The plan includes seizing and destroying the boats that smugglers are using to transport the migrants across the Mediterranean Sea. The EU's foreign …

North Africa

Prince Charles says radicalisation of young people 'alarming'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_wales/1144000/1144064_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524797348_1f21ce8b1c53e5fe650c15c4743f6755<p><b>The Prince of Wales has described the extent to which young people are becoming radicalised as "alarming" and one of the "greatest worries".</b><p>In an …

Middle East

Get ready for Uber price surging this New Year's Eve

As New Year's Eve preparations kick off around Australia, the logistics of the biggest night of the year can be a downer.<p>Transport is never easy on …