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The world headquarters of General Motors in Detroit. (Photo credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Angry Families Want GM Prosecuted for Defects

The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the problems fester for more than decade — and perhaps for covering them up.


File photo of outgoing General Motors CEO Dan Akerson. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Outgoing GM CEO: Taxpayers Gained On Bailout

Retiring General Motors Co. CEO Dan Akerson says the government bailout of his company was a net gain for taxpayers — even though they lost $10.5 billion.


A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi fires fireworks towards police during clashes in Cairo on August 14, 2013, as security forces backed by bulldozers moved in on two huge pro-Morsi protest camps, launching a long-threatened crackdown that left dozens dead. The clearance operation began shortly after dawn when security forces surrounded the sprawling Rabaa al-Adawiya camp in east Cairo and a similar one at Al-Nahda square, in the centre of the capital. (Photo by AFP PHOTO / MOSAAB EL-SHAMY)

Companies Halt Operations Amid Violence In Egypt

A number of international companies have suspended operations in Egypt as three days of violent street battles make the streets of Cairo unsafe.