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April 16, 2015 9:00 PM Appeals panel reduces Ryan Newman's penalty by 25 points

CONCORD, N.C. -- Richard Childress Racing got a little bit of vindication but not much Thursday as a NASCAR appeals board reduced the points penalty and fines but upheld suspensions to three RCR crewmen for bleeding air out of tires. The three-member NASCAR-appointed appeals board announced after the seven-hour hearing at the NASCAR Research & Development 13

April 16, 2015 8:17 PM California Cities Struggle To Enforce Mandatory Water Restrictions

This month, California's governor ordered water use in the state to be cut by 25 percent overall. Specific targets were put in place for each city as well. Many of them already had their own conservation rules but will now have to do more to avoid hefty fines. San Diego imposed water restrictions in November, and Claire Trageser of member station KPBS reports 15

April 16, 2015 5:40 PM Vermont Lawmakers Threaten To Reinstate Prohibition If Pot Isn't Legalized

Vermont may well become the next state to legalize marijuana, and two state lawmakers who support legalization have a simple message for their colleagues: Give us what we want, or we'll take away your booze. A new bill filed earlier this month by state Reps. Jean O'Sullivan and Christopher Pearson would effectively reinstate alcohol prohibition in Vermont 13

April 16, 2015 4:38 PM Google faces trouble abroad

SAN FRANCISCO — Facing intensifying scrutiny from regulators, Google is conducting one of its most important searches yet: for an answer to its growing problem in Europe. The European Commission has formally accused the U.S. technology giant of abusing its dominance in online shopping searches. It has also expanded the antitrust probe to look into whether 16

April 16, 2015 4:03 PM Wealthier Drivers Get More Tickets, But Don't Pay As Much

Wealthy drivers may be speeding and running stop signs, but they're not paying extra for their tickets. Twenty-nine percent of Americans with incomes of $75,000 or higher report receiving a moving violation ticket in the last five years, but only 21 percent of those drivers saw an increase in their insurance premiums, according to new survey data from insuranceQuotes 17

April 16, 2015 3:30 PM EU bank supervisors focus on bonuses, cyber resilience, conduct

LONDON, April 16 (Reuters) - European Union regulators will focus this year on whether banks are complying with the bloc's new cap on bonuses, and doing enough to withstand cyber attacks and prevent misconduct. The cap, limiting bonuses to no more than fixed salary, or twice that amount with shareholder approval, became law last year but in practice 74

April 16, 2015 3:26 PM Berlin court upholds ban on Uber ride-share service

BERLIN (Reuters) - A Berlin court has upheld a ban on the U.S-based online taxi service Uber, which allows users to summon a ride with their smartphones, saying the company did not comply with German laws on the carriage of passengers. The ruling by the Berlin-Brandenburg Higher Appeals Tribunal confirms a ban from last August that prohibited the service 15

April 16, 2015 1:05 PM Russia will not penalize France over Mistral decision: Putin

"We do intend to seek any penalties or fines ... but it is necessary that all costs we have incurred are covered," Putin said during his annual televised call-in show. "I assume the current French leadership and the French generally are good people and will return our money," he said. France last year suspended indefinitely the delivery of the first 10

April 16, 2015 9:30 AM Teen girls in Pakistan fight back against early marriage

A group of 460 teenage girls have reached out to more than 9,000 peers since the "She Leads" program began 12 months ago in Sanghar district in the center of Sindh province, and Malir, a district on the edge of Sindh's capital, Karachi. The program is the creation of Rutgers-WPF, a Netherlands-based organization working on sexual and reproductive health 13

April 16, 2015 12:17 AM EU accuses Google of hurting consumers, competitors in Web search case

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union accused Google Inc on Wednesday of cheating consumers and competitors by distorting Web search results to favor its own shopping service, after a five-year investigation that could change the rules for business online. It also started another antitrust investigation into the Android mobile operating system, a key element 48