U.S.-led coalition troops seen near front line in new Iraq offensive

HASSAN SHAMI, Iraq Servicemen from the U.S.-led coalition were seen near the front line of a new offensive in northern Iraq launched on Sunday by Kurdish peshmerga forces that aims to retake a handful of villages from Islamic State east of their Mosul stronghold.

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Investor groups call for new probe of VW scandal

FRANKFURT Three investor groups called on Monday for a new, independent investigation into Volkswagen's emissions test-rigging scandal, saying the inquiries launched by the German carmaker so far may not be far-reaching or transparent enough.

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Tesla plans to sell $1.7 billion in new stock to fund Model 3

DETROIT/SAN FRANCISCO Tesla Motors Inc will offer up to $1.7 billion of new common stock to finance the accelerated launch of its new Model 3 electric sedan, the electric luxury car maker said on Wednesday.

Business, Tech 19 May 2016

Fiat Chrysler shares jump, then dip as GAC denies interest in stake

LONDON/BEIJING Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) shares jumped early on Wednesday on a report that China's Guangzhou Automobile Group Co (GAC) was interested in buying a stake, but gave up most gains when the Chinese company denied the report.

18 May 2016

China's Geely cars think big with Volvo makeover

GOTHENBURG, Sweden The Briton who smoothed out Volvo's boxy lines and put signature radiator grilles on Lincolns for Ford is aiming to give China's Geely range global appeal by ditching its utilitarian image.

Tech, Business 17 May 2016