Norway’s wealth fund to sue Volkswagen over emissions scandal

Courtesy The News International Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, said on Sunday it plans to join the class-action lawsuits filed against Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) over the German automaker’s emissions scandal. “Norges Bank Investment Management intends to join a legal action against Volkswagen arising out of that the company provided incorrect emissions data,” Marthe…

The X-Men are back, this time fighting ‘Apocalypse’

Courtesy The News International Hollywood stars Jennifer Lawrence and James McAvoy reprise their roles as powerful mutants in “X-Men: Apocalypse”, this time joining forces against a new supervillain. Oscar-winner Lawrence returns as the blue, shape-shifting Mystique, while McAvoy plays the younger, mind-reading Professor Charles Xavier, a role portrayed by Patrick Stewart in the franchise’s first…

Box office: ‘Captain America’ soars to $73 mn

Courtesy The News International LOS ANGELES: Disney-Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” remains dominant at U.S. theaters with $72.6 million at 4,426 U.S. locations — the eighth-largest second weekend of all time. George Clooney-Julia Roberts thriller “Money Monster” opened respectably with $15 million. BH Tilt’s low-budget horror-thriller “The Darkness,” starring Kevin Bacon and Radha Mitchell, scared…

Eurovision win lifts spirits in Ukraine, raises eyebrows in Russia

Courtesy The News International Ukrainians hailed their country’s unexpected victory in the Eurovision song contest as a Europe-wide endorsement of Ukraine in its smouldering conflict with Russia, while Moscow said the contest had been hijacked by politics. Ukrainian singer Jamala overtook the bookmakers’ favourites, Russia and Australia, to lift the prize with the song “1944”…

Eating Too Much Meat Could Speed Up The Aging Process

Courtesy Msn Health And Fitness New research suggests eating red meat may increase the body’s biological age, or risk for age-related diseases like dementia. The hamburger is a delicious part of the western diet. And it seems no matter how many health risks it’s associated with, from cancer to Alzheimer’s disease and heart failure, Americans are unwilling to put their beloved sandwich down: They consume…