Ford shareholders reject stock proposal Ford Motor Co. shareholders are again rejecting a proposal to dilute the Ford family's control over the company. At its annual meeting in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Ford said 67 percent of shareholders voted against the proposal to make each Ford share worth one vote. More
In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
Cyprus parliament approves bailout Cyprus' lawmakers approved on Tuesday a multi-billion bailout agreement with international creditors aimed at preventing the crisis-hit country from going bankrupt. More
Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demand Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
GM president rebuffs Marchionne's merger talk According to the New York Times, Marchionne’s email to Barra detailed how global carmakers needed to consolidate to save money and suggested a merged GM and FCA would cut billions of dollars ... said he had no plans to meet Marchionne or FCA chairman ... 05/27/2015 - 1:19 am | View Link
GM Will Keep Selling Opel in Russia After Moving Its Assembly to Belarus Switching production to Belarus will allow GM to keep a foot in the Russian market but cut costs, as Belarus has a cheaper ... General Motors in March announced plans to stop the production of its Opel and Chevrolet brands in Russia due to a sharp decline ... 05/21/2015 - 6:59 am | View Link
GM Opel Plans More Job Cuts General Motors Company’s (GM) European arm, Opel, has reported more bad news. The ill-fated unit now plans to cut its administrative workforce by 30% or 1,000 jobs at its Ruesselsheim headquarters in Germany, according to German newspaper Frankfurter ... 09/13/2012 - 6:04 pm | View Link
GM Falls After Opel Reports Plan to Cut Work Days 24 (Bloomberg) -- General Motor Co. shares slid yesterday after saying it plans to reduce work at two Opel sites in Germany starting in ... is the right bridging measure.” The production cut will save GM an estimated $52 million, Brian Johnson, a Chicago ... 08/22/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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GM Announces U.S. Salaried Pension Plan Actions GM Announces U.S. Salaried Pension Plan Actions Offers lump-sums to many retirees; Prudential to assume monthly benefits. 2012-06-01 05/27/2015 - 4:59 pm | View Website
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GM to Indefinitely Idle Russian Assembly Plant GM to Close Russian Assembly Plant Auto maker cites market outlook; will book up to a $600 million charge in its first quarter 03/18/2015 - 8:59 pm | View Website
High safety advocacy group We Save Lives is raising awareness for the increasing number of drivers under the influence of marijuana by creating a new rolling paper that reminds users to consume marijuana responsibly.
Initially, the papers may seem normal, but there's a message printed on them that changes as you roll your joint
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The message "Pot slows your reaction.
Womp womp. Turns out it's not a great day for menu-wielding, ass-kicking waitresses
The viral video of a Russian waitress fighting back against her sexual assaulter, who attempted to grab her butt and shove money into her blouse, was recently debunked by France 24, which discovered that all the people in the video were professional actors
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The video has amassed almost 8 million views since being uploaded to YouTube on May 22 and was reported on by several media outlets, including Mashable, which praised the woman's courage in the face of her attacker.
Most people celebrated Memorial Day by lighting up the barbecue and enjoying an extra day off. But on Monday, I got to follow — or rather, run — alongside a group of 28 men and one woman who paid their respects to fallen soldiers with a small sacrifice of their own.
LONDON — There ain't no party like a mankini party, but the mankini parties must stop.
Police in Newquay, a town in Cornwall, England, have said that outlawing the bathing suits has helped contribute to overall improved behaviour and a boost to the economy
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The broad move to ban inappropriate clothing including Borat-style mankinis, along with a crackdown on excess drinking and public disorder, has helped shift the town's reputation from a destination of debauchery for stag and hen parties to a more family-friendly spot, officers said.
What's the last ridiculous thing you bought? Well, if you have any residual guilt, this list should help.
One of our favorite examples of ridiculous spending by a questionable person (a $6,000 apartment reserve for unruly cats is one) began to pop in the news again thanks to the arrest of numerous FIFA officials on a variety of charges including corruption
That got us thinking — what are our favorite examples of such purchase?
$6,000 a month for a cat apartment
Some people have glorified scratching posts known as "cat condos".
The British museum will be showing off its Greek art through Twitter's live-streaming app. If you need a lunchtime distraction today, tune into the British Museum's live broadcast of its ancient Greek artifacts. The live video of the tour will be available starting around 1:30 p.m. ET (6:30 p.m. London time) through the live-streaming app Periscope.