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Work placement for Sweden's recent migrants

Sweden is pushing local governments to create temporary work placements for migrants as the country attempts to integrate a dramatic influx of refugees, an official said Sunday

Norway's sovereign wealth fund hits out at VW leadership

The head of Norway's sovereign wealth fund hit out in a newspaper interview Sunday at Volkswagen's ownership structure, saying it gave too much power to the family shareholders and put minority shareholders at a disadvantage

Dutch defeat Russia in Fed Cup

Kiki Bertens won a decisive singles rubber in Moscow Sunday, beating Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia in straight sets to lead the Netherlands into the Fed Cup semi-finals

Dutch defeat Russia in Fed Cup

Kiki Bertens won a decisive singles rubber in Moscow Sunday, beating Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia in straight sets to lead the Netherlands into the Fed Cup semi-finals

Spurs hold off Bryant and Lakers to continue home run

Retiring Los Angeles guard and future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant may have won the battle Saturday in his final trip to San Antonio, but it was the Spurs who won the war, thanks to a combined 46 points from their two starting forwards and a pair of huge baskets by point guard Tony Parker down the stretch

Magnussen returns with Renault F1 team

Renault announced the Formula One comeback of Danish driver Kevin Magnussen at the launch Wednesday of a new-look team that will put the French carmaker back on the starting grid as a constructor.

Man who gave name to "Peanuts'" Linus dies at age 90

Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Peanuts" comic strip and cartoons, has died at age 90

Makeup off the runways 

Fashionista Hadia Sinno took the style world by storm with a unique combination of expertise and avant-garde style, rising to become one of the most preeminent voices on all things fashion.

Mitsubishi Lancer refuses to call it quits 

As the car industry grows more sophisticated and automobiles increasingly come packed with options that used to astonish us just a few years ago, we as consumers are becoming less and less tolerant of anything that feels remotely old-school.

France restricts blood transfusions over Zika virus

Travelers coming back from any outbreak zones of the Zika virus will need to wait at least 28 days before giving blood to avoid any risk of transmission, French Health Minister Marisol Touraine said Sunday