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By Alissa de Carbonnel BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union started legal action on Thursday against seven countries including Germany and Britain for failing to police emissions test cheating by carmakers after the Volkswagen scandal. Amid mounting frustration in Brussels over what it sees as governments colluding with the powerful car industry, the European Commission is wielding the biggest stick it has - potentially going in court - to try to force nations to clamp down on diesel cars spewing health-harming pollution. German officials - who say EU law is poorly framed - had been skeptical Brussels would take on the EU's leading power and by far its biggest carmaker at a time when the unity of the bloc is being challenged by eurosceptics and Britain's vote to leave.
Mick Jagger's representatives say the rock legend has welcomed the birth of his eighth child. Jagger, the 73-year-old frontman of the Rolling Stones, was on hand Thursday at a New York hospital when girlfriend, ...
GATINEAU, Quebec (AP) — A black woman often described as Canada's Rosa Parks for her 1946 decision to sit in a whites-only section of a Nova Scotia movie theater will be the first woman to be celebrated on the face of a Canadian banknote.