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China seethes on sidelines amid latest North Korea crisis

BEIJING (Reuters) – Angered as the United States and its allies ignore Chinese calls to calm tensions over North Korea, and distracted by domestic concerns, China is largely sitting out the latest crisis with nuclear-armed Pyongyang. While a conflict on the Korean peninsula would affect China, and in worst-case scenarios unleash a radioactive cloud or…

General Motors latest carmaker accused of emissions-test cheating

SAN FRANCISCO—General Motors Co. was accused of putting defeat devices in its trucks to beat emissions tests, the sixth carmaker linked to diesel cheating scandal since 2015, when Volkswagen AG admitted to installing software to bypass pollution rules. People who own or lease more than 705,000 GM Duramax diesel trucks filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday, claiming…

Nasa probe Juno completes latest flyby of gas giant Jupiter (PHOTOS)

Published time: 20 May, 2017 19:24 Get short URL Nasa’s Juno spacecraft collected more crucial data during its latest flyby of Jupiter, the probe’s fifth science orbit since beginning its monumental mission. Juno’s many onboard instruments collected various forms of data during the close flyby. These readings will be returned to Earth for analysis along…

N. Korea claims latest missile test ‘successful & proves its capability to carry nuclear warheads’

Published time: 14 May, 2017 22:17Edited time: 14 May, 2017 22:44 Get short URL Pyongyang has claimed that its medium-range ballistic missile test carried out on Sunday under the supervision of Kim Jong-un has confirmed the “tactical specifications and technical characteristics” of the rocket which North Korea says is capable of carrying nuclear warheads. North…