Saudi-led forces "extract" 2 French journalists from Yemen

Nov 17, 2017

France's foreign ministry said the Saudi-led coalition "extracted" two female French journalists from war-torn Yemen on Thursday

US stocks step back after a big gain; retailers climb

Nov 17, 2017

US stocks are slightly lower as technology companies return some of the previous day's gain and banks also fall

US home construction reaches strongest pace in a year

Nov 17, 2017

US construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October; building of apartment complexes surged

Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain

Nov 17, 2017

While much of the British economy is suffering from uncertainty over Brexit, there's one industry that is enjoying a bounce, the tourism sector

Mugabe makes 1st public appearance amid pressure to exit

Nov 17, 2017

Mugabe makes 1st public appearance amid pressure to exit; ruling party voting no-confidence

Greek island calls strike against EU refugee policy

Nov 17, 2017

Authorities on Greece's island of Lesbos have called a strike and are urging residents to take part in anti-government protests to press for a change a European Union policy of containment of refugees and migrants on Greek islands

US probes effectiveness of VW air bag wiring recall

Nov 17, 2017

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that a Volkswagen recall may not fix a wiring problem that can stop the front driver's air bag from inflating in a crash

Germany to press Kuwait after Israeli barred from flight

Nov 17, 2017

Germany's foreign ministry says it will press Kuwait about a law that prevented its national airline from transporting an Israeli citizen on a flight originating in Frankfurt

VW to spend $40B on electric cars, technology through 2022

Nov 17, 2017

Volkswagen says it plans to spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) over the next five years on developing electric cars, autonomous driving and other new technologies

Mitsubishi recalls small cars; air bags may not inflate

Nov 17, 2017

Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 84,000 small cars in the U.S. because the air bags may not inflate in a crash

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