Hiroto Saikawa, the chief executive of scandal-plagued Nissan, acknowledged receiving inappropriate payments from the Japanese automaker but denied he ordered it or knew about it.
The accident, which halted services on a busy rail link to the capital, Tokyo, smashed the glass in the driver's compartment and derailed three of the train's eight carriages, video images showed, leaving the lead carriage badly twisted.
The new company will have more than $28 billion in revenue and comprise brands such as MTV, Comedy Central and Showtime, as well as Paramount Pictures and publisher Simon & Schuster.
British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday citing security concerns but give no details about what may have prompted the move.
The future of US companies' ties to Huawei, the world's top maker of telecommunications equipment, remains uncertain after the Trump administration put the company on a blacklist in May, citing national security concerns.
Hakan Atilla, 48, the former deputy director-general at Turkey's Halkbank was sentenced in May 2018 to 32 months in prison in the US for violating sanctions on Iran.
French President Emmanuel Macron's come weeks after merger talks between Renault and Italian-American group Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) were called off after FCA grew frustrated with the role the French state was playing.
With a near total control on the rare earth mineral market, China floats possible export restrictions on the United States, as Washington escalated the trade war against China this month by putting the Chinese telecom giant Huawei on a blacklist.
The Wall Street bond yields hit their lowest since 2017. Dow Jones is down 0.93%, with the S&P 500 down 0.85%, and Nasdaq down 0.39% as well.
The Italian-US carmaker "has today delivered a non-binding letter to the Board of Groupe Renault proposing a combination of their respective businesses as a 50/50 merger", statement says.
Japanese car giant Toyota and investment fund SoftBank Vision Fund have unveiled an investment of $1 billion in US ride hailing company to develop self-driving vehicles.
Amazon said it would close down its online retail operations that cater to consumers in China in an apparent admission of defeat to local e-commerce rivals.
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