Winning Powerball ticket worth $435 million sold in Indiana
Feb 23 A Powerball ticket sold in Indiana matched the winning numbers of a drawing on Wednesday for the game's $435 million jackpot, one of the largest in the lottery's history.
(Corrects level of Qatari ownership in last paragraph to 17 percent from over 11 percent, corrects penultimate paragraph to remove phrase "last year")
DOHA Feb 7 Qatar is committed to its investment in Volkswagen, Hessa al-Jaber, Qatar's representative on the carmaker's supervisory board, said on Tuesday.
"I believe VW is a great company. When we invested in VW, that was the right decision. We are really committed to VW," Jaber told reporters in her first public statement on the company since she joined the board last year.
On the diesel emissions test-cheating scandal that has hit Volkswagen, she said: "They are taking steps to mitigate any future risks on emissions."
Qatar owns 17 percent of Volkswagen’s common shares and is the third biggest shareholder in the company. (Reporting by Tom Finn; Writing by Andrew Torchia; Editing by Greg Mahlich)
LONDON, Feb 23 European shares steadied near a 14-month high on Thursday, with a rally in stocks of companies like Barclays and RSA following their positive updates offsetting some weaker firms including Technicolor and Veolia.
Feb 23 British American Tobacco wants to double the number of countries where it sells vaping products this year and again in the next, it said on Thursday, after the world's second-largest tobacco company saw full-year sales volumes rise only slightly.