VW CEO says recall to start in January, be completed end-2016

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.

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AB InBev raises offer for rival SABMiller at 42.15 pounds per share

- Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev raised its offer to buy the world's No. 2 brewer SABMiller plc to 42.15 pounds per share in cash.

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Ex-U.N. General Assembly head, five others face U.S. bribery case

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

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Fifteen dead as South Carolina gripped by historic flooding

- South Carolina grappled with the damage wrought by record rainfall, as the death toll from widespread flooding rose to 15 on Tuesday and residents braced for more evacuations in areas near dams and swollen waterways across the state. | Video

Special Report: China uses intimidation tactics at U.N. to silence critics

GENEVA - In a café lounge at the United Nations complex in Geneva, a Tibetan fugitive was waiting his turn earlier this year to tell diplomats his story of being imprisoned and tortured back home in China.

UAW threatens strike at Fiat Chrysler U.S. operations

DETROIT - United Auto Workers members are planning to strike at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV U.S. plants as soon as Wednesday evening, the first work stoppage since 2007, threatening to bring manufacturing to a halt.

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Deep seas complicate search for ship lost in hurricane: investigator

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Deep seas will likely hamper efforts to find the sunken U.S. cargo ship lost off the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin, a federal safety investigator said on Tuesday, as a search for 32 missing crew ran into a sixth fruitless day. | Video


NATO rejects Russia explanation on Turkish air space

BRUSSELS/BEIRUT - NATO on Tuesday rejected Moscow's explanation that its warplanes had violated alliance member Turkey's air space by mistake and said Russia was sending more ground troops to Syria and building up its naval presence. | Video