Ex-U.N. official charged in bribery scheme

NEW YORK - U.S. authorities charged a former president of the United Nations General Assembly, a billionaire Macau real estate developer and four others for engaging in a wide-ranging corruption scheme.

VW CEO says recall to start in January, be completed end-2016 9:58pm EDT

BERLIN - Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Mueller said in an interview with a German newspaper that the company would launch a recall for cars affected by its diesel emissions crisis in January and complete the fix by the end of next year.

President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with agriculture and business leaders about the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the Department of Agriculture in Washington October 6, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Obama faces tough crowd on Pacific trade deal

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama kicked off a sales pitch for a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade agreement that has sparked concern among some lawmakers and won a lukewarm initial response from business groups.  Full Article 

Fiat 500 cars for sale are pictured at a car dealership at Motor Village in Los Angeles, California October 13, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Auto workers threaten strike at Fiat Chrysler

DETROIT - United Auto Workers members are planning to strike at Fiat Chrysler U.S. manufacturing plants as soon as Wednesday evening, threatening to bring manufacturing to a halt.  Full Article 

DraftKings CEO Jason Robins (L) speaks during an interview with Reuters in New York, September 9, 2015, and Nigel Eccles (R), CEO & Co-founder of FanDuel speaks during an interview in New York, September 10, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Daily fantasy sports giants play defense

DraftKings and FanDuel have banned their employees from playing fantasy games amid allegations of misconduct akin to insider trading.  Video 

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander Qassem Soleimani (L) stands at the frontline during offensive operations against Islamic State militants in the town of Tal Ksaiba in Salahuddin province March 8, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Who's behind Russia's intervention in Syria?

BEIRUT - A top Iranian general's visit to Moscow was the first step in planning for a Russian military intervention in Syria that has reshaped the war and forged a new Iranian-Russian alliance.  Full Article 

Tennessee boy held for killing girl over puppies

Authorities say an 11-year-old boy is in custody for murder after shooting and killing an 8-year-old neighbor with a shotgun because she would not show him her pet puppies. Linda So reports.

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