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MADRID (AP) — Spanish fashion retailer Inditex said Wednesday it has withdrawn a children's shirt that triggered an outcry from people who said it was reminiscent of the clothes Jews were made to wear at Nazi concentration camps.The long-sleeved ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister.In a statement Wednesday a ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Spiders have forced Suzuki to recall more than 19,000 midsize cars.The automaker says spider webs can clog a fuel vapor vent hose in some 2010 to 2013 Kizashi cars, cutting off air flow. If that happens, it can cause the gas tank ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — The German government proposed measures Wednesday to tighten migration regulations for citizens from elsewhere in the European Union amid accusations of welfare abuse by poor immigrants from Bulgaria and Romania.Interior Minister T ...more

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U.S. medical device maker Medtronic is building stronger ties to Europe, a couple months after announcing a nearly $43 billion acquisition that involves moving its main executive offices across the Atlantic, where it can get a better tax deal.Th ...more

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DUBLIN (AP) — Europe's largest budget airline, Ryanair, has launched a flexible business-class ticket in its latest U-turn from a no-frills tradition.The Dublin-based company, long Europe's fastest-growing carrier with a sell-it-cheap, stack-'em ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — Malaysia is preparing to unveil the latest overhaul of its beleaguered state-owned airline, which is reeling from twin disasters months apart that killed hundreds of passengers.Khazanah Nasional, the state investment company tha ...more

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PARIS (AP) — IMF chief Christine Lagarde under official investigation for 'negligence' in corruption probe. ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — A closely-watched survey shows economic expectations among German consumers have "completely collapsed" over concerns about the conflicts in Iraq, Israel and Ukraine.The GfK institute said Wednesday its latest index of economic exp ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China Telecom Ltd., one of the country's three main state-owned carriers, said Wednesday its profit rose 11.8 percent in the first half of the year as its Internet and mobile data businesses grew.The Beijing-based company earned 1 ...more