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Volkswagen scandal reaches all the way to the top, lawsuits say

smh.com.au — Three attorneys general on Tuesday directly challenged Volkswagen's defense over its emissions deception, calling the decision to thwart pollution tests an orchestrated fraud that lasted more than a decade, involved dozens of engineers and managers and reached deep into the company's boardroom.

Volkswagen scandal reaches all the way to the top, lawsuits say

adn.com — Nation/World Author: Jack Ewing, Hiroko Tabuchi, The New York Times Updated: 12 minutes ago Published 12 minutes ago Three attorneys general on Tuesday directly challenged Volkswagen's defense over its emissions deception, calling the decision to thwart pollution tests an orchestrated fraud that lasted more than a decade, involved dozens of engineers and managers and reached deep into the company's boardroom.

Volkswagen emissions scandal reaches all the way to the top, lawsuits say

ocregister.com — Three attorneys general on Tuesday directly challenged Volkswagen's defense over its emissions deception, calling the decision to thwart pollution tests an orchestrated fraud that lasted more than a decade, involved dozens of engineers and managers and reached deep into the company's boardroom.

Behind Volkswagen settlement, a path fraught with pitfalls and clashing egos

business-standard.com — It was one of the fastest civil settlements in the history of corporate malfeasance, coming together in six months instead of the years usually required for such complex negotiations.

Takata Settles Airbag Suit, Averting Testimony by Its Chief

nytimes.com — The airbag maker Takata on Friday settled a closely watched lawsuit involving the injury and eventual death of a woman whose car crashed in 2014. The settlement was announced moments before a critical hearing in which a judge in Jacksonville, Fla., could have ordered the company's chief executive, Shigehisa Takada, to testify in the case.

Behind Volkswagen Settlement, Speed and Compromise

nytimes.com — It was one of the fastest civil settlements in the history of corporate malfeasance, coming together in six months instead of the years usually required for such complex negotiations.

Nikkei Restricts Links to Its New Web Site

nytimes.com — TOKYO - Japan's largest business newspaper, the Nikkei, joined the trend of other news sites last week by requiring readers to pay to view its Web site. But, in a twist, it also imposed a policy severely restricting links to its articles - or even its home page.

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U.S. Warns Honda and Acura Owners to Replace Airbags

nytimes.com — In an urgent plea to car owners, federal safety regulators on Thursday warned that airbags in more than 300,000 older Honda and Acura vehicles were at an unacceptably high risk of exploding, and needed to be replaced immediately.

Volkswagen gets ready to pay billions after settlement is announced

startribune.com — Volkswagen solved one big problem stemming from its diesel emissions deception, agreeing Tuesday to pay up to $14.7 billion to settle claims in the United States. But the final financial toll - once the company deals with a long list of fines, lawsuits and criminal investigations around the world - may well be far higher.
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Jul 24, 2016

@ssstrom of course! it's actually embarrassingly easy.

Jul 24, 2016

@camcavers my (powdered) kanten was from a japanese store & i used bottled spring water. interesting on water temp - i'll need to experiment

Jul 24, 2016

I also made raindrop mochi this weekend, which turned out a little too cloudy. It was a hit at the party tho! https://t.co/R9gUFjbYdD


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