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House panel hearing lawmaker who wants IRS chief impeached
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A sympathetic House Judiciary Committee is giving a high-profile forum to a top Republican who wants to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, a cause that excites conservatives but seems unlikely to go far in Congress this election year....

Volkswagen to provide update on emissions settlement talks
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A federal judge is set to get an update on ongoing settlement talks in the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal after announcing a tentative deal last month for nearly half a million polluting Volkswagens in the U.S....

Facebook drops news outlet input in 'trending topics' review
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views....

French raid Google over 'aggravated tax fraud' allegations
PARIS (AP) -- French police have raided Google's Paris offices as part of an investigation into "aggravated tax fraud" and money laundering, authorities said Tuesday. The raid is the latest regulatory headache for the American search engine-and-email company, which like other Silicon Valley firms faces increasing questions about its complex tax arrangements....

British pound up as markets see lower risk of EU exit
LONDON (AP) -- The British pound posted strong gains Tuesday as market expectations waned somewhat of a British exit from the European Union, so-called Brexit....

French police force open fuel depot amid protests, shortages
PARIS (AP) -- French police used water cannons on Tuesday to disperse projectile-throwing protesters blocking a key fuel depot on the Mediterranean, as gasoline shortages spread around the country amid increasingly tense labor actions....

Lawsuit accuses Domino's Pizza of 'rampant wage violations'
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The state's attorney general on Tuesday sued Domino's Pizza Inc., affiliates and three franchisees alleging they underpaid workers based on payroll reports generated by the parent company's computer system....

Detroit muscle cars aren't so strong in crash tests
DETROIT (AP) -- Muscle cars may look cool, but they don't offer the best protection in a crash....

Europe higher, Asia slumps amid expectations Fed rate hike
TOKYO (AP) -- European stock markets rose on Tuesday, despite jitters in Asian trading, and the British pound rose as market expectations faded of an exit from the European Union....

Swiss bank to be shut over Malaysia embezzlement scandal
GENEVA (AP) -- A Swiss private bank will face criminal proceedings and be liquidated after allegedly committing serious breaches of anti-money laundering regulations in connection with the suspected embezzlement of a Malaysian state investment fund....

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