GM says China sales hit record high for April

US auto giant General Motors said Monday that it saw record sales in China in April, despite a broader slowdown in the world’s biggest car market.GM sold 227,217 vehicles in April, up 11.7 percent

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GM says China sales hit record high for April

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CIA reportedly thwarted new al-Qaida underwear bomb plot

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who was convicted of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound plane in 2009 with a bomb in …The CIA thwarted a suicide plot by al-Qaida’;s affiliate in Yemen to

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CIA reportedly thwarted new al-Qaida underwear bomb plot

Investment bank, cost cuts help HSBC top forecasts

HSBC beat expectations with an underlying first-quarter profit of $6.8 billion as Europe’s biggest bank saw a rebound in investment banking, growth in Asia and a fall in U.S. bad debts.HSBC said on

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Investment bank, cost cuts help HSBC top forecasts

Reid Blames Tea Party Extremism for Looming Taxmaggedon

Chuck Kennedy/MCTAnother line in the sand has been drawn as Congress faces a daunting lame-duck year-end fiscal crisis dubbed around Capitol Hill as “Taxmaggedon.”Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid,

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Reid Blames Tea Party Extremism for Looming Taxmaggedon

Investment bank, cost cuts help HSBC top forecasts

HSBC beat expectations with an underlying first-quarter profit of $6.8 billion as Europe’s biggest bank saw a rebound in investment banking, growth in Asia and a fall in U.S. bad debts.HSBC said on

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Investment bank, cost cuts help HSBC top forecasts

Ferrari Crackdown: Italy Declaring War on Tax Cheats

The Ferrari races through a small Italian town, accelerating around cobbled street corners. A police officer stops the car that does 0-60 in 3.5 seconds. The officer asks the driver for his license,

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Ferrari Crackdown: Italy Declaring War on Tax Cheats

Liver cancer cited in death of Thai text prisoner

A preliminary autopsy shows liver cancer killed a Thai prisoner who was serving a 20-year term for sending insulting text messages about Thailand’s royal family.An observer at Wednesday’s autopsy

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Liver cancer cited in death of Thai text prisoner

Chambers cleared to run in London

Sprinter Dwain Chambers and cyclist David Miller will be cleared to compete in this year’s London Olympics when the Court of Arbitration (CAS) over-rules a British Olympic life ban on drug offenders,

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Chambers cleared to run in London

Missing Actor Nick Stahl Checks Into Rehab, Elated Wife Confirms

After going missing for more than one week, actor Nick Stahl has made good on his promise to enter rehab, according to his wife.”I’m elated,” Rose Stahl, 30, told People on Sunday regarding the

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Missing Actor Nick Stahl Checks Into Rehab, Elated Wife Confirms

Boeing and Airbus hit by canceled orders

Boeing and Airbus suffered major order cancellations last month, with airlines dropping 25 787 Dreamliners and seven A350s, according to data released by the aircraft manufacturers on Monday.With 25

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Boeing and Airbus hit by canceled orders

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Boonen to skip Tour de France for Olympics

Belgian cycling star Tom Boonen announced on Tuesday that he will forego this year’s Tour de France so as to be fresh for a tilt at the Olympic road race title.The 31-year-old former world champion

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Boonen to skip Tour de France for Olympics

Australia warns of bespoke online child sex abuse

Australian police warned Thursday that paedophiles were using Internet live-streaming sites to order “bespoke” child sex crimes for real-time viewing, from countries including the Philippines.Neil

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Australia warns of bespoke online child sex abuse

Relieved Steffen books London berth at trials

Olympic 50m and 100m freestyle champion Britta Steffen admitted she was relieved to book her place at the London Games with victory in the 100m final at the German trials on Saturday.”It feels good

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Relieved Steffen books London berth at trials

De Niro, Apatow worlds collide at Tribeca

If a talk with Robert De Niro and Judd Apatow can be considered a meeting of drama and comedy, humor easily won out when the two took the stage at the Tribeca Film Festival.De Niro, a co-founder of

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De Niro, Apatow worlds collide at Tribeca

McIlroy misses Players cut, Tiger survives

World number one Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the Players Championship after shooting a four-over-par 76 in Friday’s second round which ended with a trio of Americans sharing the lead.Zach Johnson,

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McIlroy misses Players cut, Tiger survives