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Obama apologizes for Kunduz attack, MSF demands independent probe

07 Oct 2015 16:08:45

By Roberta Rampton and Stephanie Nebehay WASHINGTON/GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday apologized to Medecins Sans Frontieres for the deadly bombing of its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, while the medical charity pressed its demand for an international commission to investigate what it calls a war crime. MSF said that an independent humanitarian commission created under the Geneva Conventions in 1991 should be activated for the first time to handle the inquiry. Three investigations have already begun into Saturday's air strike that killed 22 people, including 12 MSF staff.


US stocks gain despite weak Adobe, Yum Brands

07 Oct 2015 16:05:16

New York (AFP) - Wall Street stocks pushed higher Wednesday despite some disappointing earnings news from Yum Brands, Adobe Systems and others.


Obama apologizes to aid group for US attack on Afghan clinic

07 Oct 2015 16:04:01

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama apologized to Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday for the American air attack that killed at least 22 people at a medical clinic in Afghanistan, and said the U.S. would examine military procedures to look for better ways to prevent such incidents.


Clinton opposes Pacific Rim trade deal

07 Oct 2015 16:01:51

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she opposes the big Pacific Rim trade accord backed by President Barack Obama.


Volkswagen says it has withdrawn software from 2016 vehicles

07 Oct 2015 16:01:30

Volkswagen AG has withdrawn a software feature from its model year 2016 vehicles that should have been disclosed to regulators as an auxiliary emissions control device, the company's U.S. chief said on Wednesday. In written testimony submitted to a House oversight panel a day ahead of a Thursday hearing, Volkswagen America President and Chief Executive Michael Horn said the software required approval from U.S. and California regulators as part of the process that certifies vehicles for sale in the United States. The testimony to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations marks the latest disclosure of the Volkswagen scandal that began after the carmaker admitted to regulators that it used a software defeat device to evade U.S. emissions testing.


Bosch's popular diesel engine software was not preprogrammed to cheat

07 Oct 2015 16:00:57

By Paul Lienert, David Morgan and Joel Schectman DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A popular diesel engine management program used by several top automakers, including Volkswagen AG , was not preprogrammed to detect when a vehicle was undergoing laboratory emissions testing, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a former EPA official. Instead, VW had the engine software modified to turn on the vehicle's emission control system when it was being tested in the lab, on a rolling test bed called a dynamometer, then turn it off when the vehicle was on the road, the EPA said.


Justice Dept, police gather for summit on violent crime

07 Oct 2015 15:58:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department officials are meeting with police commanders from across the country to discuss ways to reduce violent crime.


Government tests technology to find illegal drone operators

07 Oct 2015 15:56:52

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has signed an agreement to test technology that could locate the operators of small drones that are flying illegally near airports, as the government tries to crack down on near-collisions with manned aircraft.


Multiple US breakdowns may have led to mistaken attack

07 Oct 2015 15:54:54

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators of the deadly U.S. air attack on a hospital in Afghanistan are focusing not only on how it unfolded but also on whether the decision to open fire broke the military's own rules for when to use force, officials say. Multiple U.S. breakdowns may have led to the aerial pummeling.


After Syria coordination talks with Israel, Russia beckons to Turkey, U.S

07 Oct 2015 15:50:58

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Russia ended high-level military talks with Israel on Wednesday with a call on other countries, including a suspicious United States and aggrieved Turkey, to coordinate operations in Syria. The two countries discussed how they can avoid accidentally clashing while operating in Syria. Israel has been worried that Russia's deployment there, which includes advanced anti-aircraft units and warplanes, could lead to unwanted confrontation.

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