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Providers recall unused SIMs
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Providers recall unused SIMs

SIM cards issued before August 1 that have not been activated will be recalled by the end of this month in order to...

Takata expecting red ink from US air-bag recall fine
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Takata expecting red ink from US air-bag recall fine

Yahoo News TOKYO (AP) — Takata Corp., the Japanese manufacturer at the center of massive air bag recalls, says fines in the U.S. will push it into the red for the fiscal year through March.

BMW to recall nearly 200,000 cars in China
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BMW to recall nearly 200,000 cars in China

German luxury carmaker BMW will recall nearly 200,000 vehicles in China because of flawed airbags, according to the country's quality regulator and the company. Some 168,861 imported cars produced

Samsung to disable Note 7 phones in recall effort
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Samsung to disable Note 7 phones in recall effort

Around 2.5 million Notes 7s have been recalled.

Lax laws, flawed recall blamed for Malaysian air bag deaths
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Lax laws, flawed recall blamed for Malaysian air bag deaths

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Nida Fatin Mat Asis was slumped lifeless in her car seat, bleeding profusely from her nose and mouth, after her Honda hit a lamp post and skidded into a ditch. Her

New recall headache for Samsung: 3M washing machines
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New recall headache for Samsung: 3M washing machines

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In another black eye for one of the world's leading consumer brands, U.S. authorities announced a recall Friday of nearly 3 million Samsung washing machines following several

Vietnam enjoys US$3.52 billion trade surplus despite Galaxy Note 7 recall
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Vietnam enjoys US$3.52 billion trade surplus despite Galaxy Note 7 recall

NDO—Despite the fact that the recall of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 has negatively affected Vietnam’s exports in this commodity group, the country still enjoyed a US$3.52 billion trade surplus during the

Hungarian musicians recall secret jazz recordings from 1956
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Hungarian musicians recall secret jazz recordings from 1956

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — In the Hungary of the 1950s, jazz music was a dangerous pastime — but music lovers got some clandestine help from the United States government.

Samsung reports sharp fall in profit on Galaxy Note 7 recall
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Samsung reports sharp fall in profit on Galaxy Note 7 recall

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics reported a sharp fall in its quarterly earnings Thursday as the unprecedented recall and discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones wiped out its

Toyota adds 5.8M vehicles to global Takata recall total
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Toyota adds 5.8M vehicles to global Takata recall total

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling about 5.8 million vehicles in Japan, Europe, China and other countries to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.

Galaxy Note recall, Hyundai strike hit South Korea's growth
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Galaxy Note recall, Hyundai strike hit South Korea's growth

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's third-quarter growth slipped to its lowest level in more than a year in the first indication of the growing impact of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recalls on the

Black judges in voting dispute recall civil rights fight
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Black judges in voting dispute recall civil rights fight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several black judges in Ohio's longest-running voting lawsuit have written emotionally charged dissents recalling the historic fight for voting rights.

Venezuela braces for turbulence after recall is stalled
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Venezuela braces for turbulence after recall is stalled

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is bracing for turbulence after the socialist government blocked a presidential recall referendum in a move opposition leaders are calling a coup.

Opposition cries dictatorship after Venezuela blocks recall
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Opposition cries dictatorship after Venezuela blocks recall

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan opposition's campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro has been thrown into disarray with elections officials' decision to suspend a recall drive against the

Venezuela suspends recall campaign against President Maduro
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Venezuela suspends recall campaign against President Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's electoral authority suspended a recall campaign against President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday citing alleged fraud in a signature-gathering drive, thwarting the

Venezuelan courts move to block recall referendum
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Venezuelan courts move to block recall referendum

Courts on Thursday ruled against the Venezuelan opposition's efforts to remove the crisis-stricken country's president, officials said, in a move that could block their recall referendum drive for

Some Samsung fans hot to keep Note 7 smartphones, despite recall
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Some Samsung fans hot to keep Note 7 smartphones, despite recall

By Deborah M. Todd and Ju-min Park SAN FRANCISCO/SEOUL (Reuters) - San Francisco Bay Area risk consultant Gil Oliva is willing to risk that his Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone might catch fire,

Mourinho weighs up Rooney recall for Liverpool clash
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Mourinho weighs up Rooney recall for Liverpool clash

Jose Mourinho faces one of the biggest decisions of his Manchester United reign as he weighs up whether to recall Wayne Rooney for the Premier League clash with bitter rivals Liverpool. Rooney has

HP to recall computer batteries for fire hazard
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HP to recall computer batteries for fire hazard

The Hewlett-Packard Viet Nam Co, Ltd and the Viet Nam Competition Authority (VCA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade announced the company's battery recall programme.

HP to recall computer batteries for safety
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HP to recall computer batteries for safety

The Hewlett-Packard Việt Nam Co, Ltd and the Việt Nam Competition Authority (VCA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade announced the company's battery recall programme.

Takata air bag recall now “largest in U.S. history“
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Takata air bag recall now “largest in U.S. history“

 U.S. fines Takata up to $200M for faulty air bagsTakata president apologizes for air bagsTakata air bag recall could take years to completeTakata recall affects 34 million vehicles

German carmakers to recall 630,000 cars to fix emissions - government official
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German carmakers to recall 630,000 cars to fix emissions - government official

German car manufacturers will recall 630,000 Porsche, Volkswagen Opel, Audi and Mercedes vehicles to fix diesel emissions management software, a German government official said on Friday, widening a