BMW picks insider Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals

BMW picks insider Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals

BMW has named Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, continuing its tradition of promoting production chiefs to the top job even as the auto industry expands into new areas such as technology and services.
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Massive amount of skin ordered to treat NZ volcano victims

Massive amount of skin ordered to treat NZ volcano victims

New Zealand doctors will be tested to the limits of their expertise as they provide surgery to more than two dozen severely burned victims after Monday's deadly volcanic eruption, according to a London-based specialist for plastics and grafting. Jill
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Israel calls its third election in less than a year

Israel calls its third election in less than a year

Israel heads back to the polls after neither Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party nor his main opposition, the Blue and White party, won enough seats to form a majority government in two previous elections.
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Protests flare as India passes controversial citizenship law

Protests flare as India passes controversial citizenship law

India's ruling Hindu nationalist government on Wednesday won parliamentary approval for a far-reaching citizenship law that critics say undermines the country's secular constitution, as protests against the legislation intensified.
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Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time's Person of the Year

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time's Person of the Year

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swede who inspired millions of young people to take action against climate change, has been named Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2019.
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Myanmar's Suu Kyi defiant at Hague genocide hearing

Myanmar's Suu Kyi defiant at Hague genocide hearing

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi spoke against allegations of genocide, brought by Gambia, in a U.N. court on Wednesday.
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Ahoy, landlubbers: ancient sailors' climate logs

Ahoy, landlubbers: ancient sailors' climate logs

Joan Arthur isn't a climate scientist. She isn't a sailor, either. She's a part of an online community that has extracted millions of records from ship logs dating to the 1800s that have proven a treasure chest for modern day researchers.
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Attack on Jersey City Jewish deli was 'targeted'

Attack on Jersey City Jewish deli was 'targeted'

Police in the New York metropolitan area were put on high alert to protect Jewish neighborhoods after an hours-long gunbattle with two men around a Jersey City kosher market that killed six people, including the gunmen and an officer.
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Activist Thunberg denounces "creative PR" in climate fight

Activist Thunberg denounces "creative PR" in climate fight

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg accused political and business leaders of polishing their images rather than taking aggressive action in the fight against climate change at a United Nations summit on Wednesday.
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