Takata pleads guilty in air bag scandal, agrees to pay $1B

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US Supreme Court refuses appeals from 3 on Texas death row

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Knesset passes biometric database law

Law calls for creation of database of faces and fingerprints of all Israeli residents.

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Trump adopts aggressive posture toward Iran after missile launch

National security adviser General Michael Flynn delivers a statement daily briefing at the White House in Washington U.S.By Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump took an aggressive posture toward Iran on Wednesday for test-firing a ballistic missile, with his national security adviser declaring "we are officially putting Iran on notice" for what he called a provocation. The warning from Michael Flynn marked an abrupt change in policy and tone toward Iran from that of Trump's predecessor, Democrat Barack Obama, who had negotiated a 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.


Pentagon report says intel not falsified in anti-IS fight

Members of the Iraqi special forces Counter Terrorism Service walk with an Islamic State group flag as they advance in Mosul's eastern al-Karamah neighbourhood in January 2017Leaders at the US military's Central Command did not falsify intelligence relating to the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, a Pentagon report said Wednesday. Intelligence analysts in 2015 had complained that senior military officials altered assessments so as to downplay the strength of IS, and an interim congressional report released last year found frequent attempts to distort or suppress intel. "Only a few witnesses described intelligence assessments as false, and they did not provide specific examples that supported the allegation," the report states.