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VW offers diesel owners $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen is offering $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers as a goodwill gesture to owners of small diesel-powered cars involved in an emissions cheating scandal.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 November 2015

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University of Missouri president leaves over race complaints

 

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The president of the University of Missouri system resigned Monday with the football team and others on campus in open revolt over his handling of racial tensions at the school.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015

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Suu Kyi's party heads for landslide in historic Myanmar vote

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party said Monday that it has won 56 of the 57 parliamentary seats from Myanmar's main city of Yangon, a result that portends a massive sweep in historic elections that could eventually give it the presidency next year.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015

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Police: 3 people shot, 1 fatally, in NYC subway entrance

NEW YORK (AP) — An argument that began inside a midtown Manhattan McDonald's restaurant early Monday erupted in gunfire at the steps of a nearby subway entrance when a gunman shot three men, one fatally, nearPenn Station, authorities said.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015

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Jordan: 3 killed, including 2 Americans, in police shooting

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian policeman opened fire Monday on foreign trainers at a police training compound, killing two Americans and a South African before being shot dead, the government spokesman said.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015

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China promises action on climate ahead of Paris talks

BEIJING (AP) — China has changed course and emerged as a leader in curbing greenhouse gas emissions six years after it was accused of obstructing the last high-level climate talks in Copenhagen.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015

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World Bank: Climate change could result in 100 million poor

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Climate change could push more than 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030 by disrupting agriculture and fueling the spread of malaria and other diseases, the World Bank said in a report Sunday.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015

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Drought drives bears down to foothill town in search of food

THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Tourists and animal lovers hoping to see a bear in Sequoia National Park this fall probably stand a better chance of spotting one in this tiny town at the park's entrance.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015

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