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VW ‘dieselgate’ fraud: Timeline of a scandal

As Volkswagen faces the wrath of investors in the first mass “dieselgate” lawsuit on its home turf, here’s a look at how the emissions cheating was uncovered and the fallout for the auto giant:

Burberry stops using fur, burning unsold goods

British luxury fashion group Burberry has stopped burning unsold products and will no longer use real fur and angora in its clothes, chief executive Marco Gobbetti said Thursday.

Drug-resistant superbug spreading in hospitals

A superbug resistant to all known antibiotics that can cause “severe” infections or even death is spreading undetected through hospital wards across the world, scientists in Australia warned on Monday.

Dead dolphins, diseased seals wash up on US shores

Over the past two months, dozens of dead dolphins have washed ashore in Florida and hundreds of diseased seals have died in the northeastern United States, officials said Friday.
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