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Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy
Shattered by recall costs and lawsuits, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed Monday for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., saying it was the only way it could keep on supplying replacements for faulty air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people....

Q&A: A look at Takata's bankruptcy and air bag recalls
DETROIT (AP) -- Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the U.S., acknowledging that the financial problems caused by millions of faulty air bag inflators that can kill or injure people were too much to overcome....

Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop
BEIJING (AP) -- The world's biggest coal users - China, the United States and India - have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions....

China sentences 16 from Australia's Crown Resorts to prison
SHANGHAI (AP) -- A Chinese court sentenced 16 Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company to nine to 10 months in prison on Monday after they pleaded guilty to gambling-related charges, the company and an Australian official said....

Trump's Indonesian business partner slapped with travel ban
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Authorities in Indonesia have issued a travel ban against the Indonesian business partner of U.S. President Donald Trump after he was accused of threatening a deputy attorney general, officials said Monday....

Portugal airline chief fears increasing drone near-misses
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Portugal's national airline chief said Monday he is considering asking authorities to order that all drones in the country be grounded, following a series of near-misses with commercial aircraft....

Back to Switzerland for Cyprus peace deal talks
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- It's back to Switzerland for Cyprus peace talks....

EU weighs retaliatory measures as US eyes steel tariffs
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union's top trade official says the bloc is preparing retaliatory measures in case the United States goes ahead with plans to impose steel tariffs on imports....

N Ireland party signs deals to support UK Conservative gov't
LONDON (AP) -- The leader of a Northern Ireland-based party struck a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) deal with British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives on Monday to support her minority government in a crucial vote on her legislative package later this week....

Global markets higher after Wall Street rebound
BEIJING (AP) -- Global stock markets rose Monday after Wall Street rebounded from losses to end last week higher on stronger oil and gas prices....

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