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FRANKFURT (Reuters) ― The head of Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) luxury arm Audi was arrested on Monday, the most senior company official so far to be taken into custody over the German carmaker’s emissions test cheating scandal. Munich prosecutors said Rupert Stadler was being detained due to fears he might hinder an ongoing investigation into the scandal, […]

In the four months since a mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school, the number of states with so-called red flag laws has doubled, expanding the ability of courts around the nation to temporarily remove guns from people who are found to be dangerous. Amid a reinvigorated debate about firearms in the U.S., the […]

DENVER ― Westminster police say a Colorado Springs man who allegedly shot two boys, their mother and a bystander Thursday afternoon, killing one of the boys, likely acted out of road rage. Authorities arrested 23-year-old Jeremy John Webster without incident several hours after the shooting, which occurred in a parking lot outside a dental office […]

Sergio Tristan couldn’t believe he was alone. His beloved Mexican national soccer team was about to face the United States in the final of the 2011 Gold Cup, the regional tournament that the two North American rivals have dominated over the last two decades. The Rose Bowl, in Pasadena, California, was split almost evenly between Mexican and […]

This past season, players across the NFL chose to kneel during the pre-game national anthem to protest police brutality and racial injustice. Though the league recently banned kneeling during the national anthem, players like Tom Brady are still speaking out in support of teammates who took a knee.

Ronna Romney McDaniel, chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, issued what some took to be a threat aimed at those who don’t support President Donald Trump.  Complacency is our enemy. Anyone that does not embrace the @realDonaldTrump agenda of making America great again will be making a mistake. — Ronna McDaniel (@GOPChairwoman) June 14, 2018 […]

Michael Avenatti, attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels, told Stephen Colbert on Wednesday that he expects Michael Cohen to be indicted, arrested and eventually flip on President Donald Trump.  “There’s no question in my mind that he’s going to be indicted, and there’s no question in my mind that he’s going to try to flip on…

The U.S. men’s national team failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, but American soccer just received a massive boost: On the eve of the sport’s biggest spectacle, FIFA members voted to award the 2026 World Cup jointly to the United States, Mexico and Canada. The North American countries won with 134 […]

DENVER (Reuters) – Firefighters battled to gain control over several large wildfires in Colorado on Tuesday, including two blazes at opposite ends of the state that have prompted the evacuation of more than 3,500 homes and the closure of a national forest. The largest and most threatening blaze, a 12-day-old conflagration dubbed the 416 Fire, […]

The “year of the woman” will face its stiffest test yet in Tuesday’s Democratic gubernatorial primary in Nevada. Chris Giunchigliani and Steve Sisolak, the two contenders, are both members of the Clark County Commission, which governs Las Vegas and the rest of Nevada’s most populous jurisdiction. Giunchigliani, commonly referred to as “Chris G,” has the […]


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