Volkswagen has fix for more cars in cheating scandal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. and California regulators have approved a fix for more Volkswagen cars caught up in the company's emissions cheating scandal. The California Air Resources B...

Column: Shed no tears for Sharapova in fight against doping

Sometimes, the help in the fight against doping comes from the most unexpected places. French Open officials could easily have given Maria Sharapova an exemption to play in their tou...

WADA looks for power to sanction cheating countries, sports

MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency has approved fast-tracking new rules that would allow for sanctions of national Olympic committees and international sports federations in much the same wa...

German prosecutors investigating VW's Mueller over scandal

BERLIN (AP) — Stuttgart prosecutors say they're investigating whether Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller, among others, manipulated markets by not releasing information about VW's diesel cheating soon en...

Global tailpipe tests vastly underestimate diesel pollution

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pollution from diesel trucks, buses and cars globally is more than 50 percent higher than levels shown in government lab tests, a new study says. That extra polluti...

Unfair labor practices charged at Volkswagen's US plant

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board has filed another unfair labor practices complaint against Volkswagen for hiking health insurance premiums and changing working hours of empl...

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Judge approves emissions-cheating settlement for 3-liter VWs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco has approved a $1.2 billion settlement with owners of 88,500 Volkswagens with 3-liter diesel engines rigged to cheat on emissions tests. ...

Report: German prosecutors probing Porsche SE executives

BERLIN (AP) — Stuttgart prosecutors say they have received a complaint from Germany's financial watchdog alleging former Porsche Automobil Holding SE executives manipulated markets by not releasing in...

Real estate mogul gets prison for fraud scheme

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts real estate mogul who defrauded investors of millions of dollars is headed to prison. The Patriot Ledger (http://bit.ly/2pwerNd ) reports that Da...

Hungary summons Canadian ambassador after concerns over CEU

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Hungarian foreign ministry says it has summoned Canada's ambassador to Hungary after she expressed concerns about the fate of a Budapest university and academic freedom as...

Trump's former campaign manager quits new influence firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign manager has resigned from the Washington influence firm he founded just after the election. Corey Lewandowski says he was t...

Pre-2005 world records to be wiped out under proposal

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The man spearheading a proposal to wipe out all world records achieved in athletics before 2005 says it will mark the start of a "new, clean, credible era" for a sport taint...

Germany questions Swiss ambassador in spying case

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Foreign Ministry says the Swiss ambassador has been called in for talks following the arrest last week of a Swiss national on spying charges. The Foreign Mini...

Report: Swiss man held in German was spying on tax officials

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Welt newspaper reports that a Swiss man arrested for espionage Friday in Frankfurt may have been spying on German tax officials. German prosecutors said the 5...