It was also just one data point, and so it had to be interpreted with caution. But the pattern has been repeated so far in every major European #election since Trump’s victory. In the #Netherlands, #France and the U.K., right-wing parties faded down the stretch run of their campaigns and then further underperformed their polls on election day. (The latest example came on Sunday in the French legislative elections, when Marine Le Pen’s National Front received only 13 percent of the vote and one to five seats1 in the French National Assembly.) The right-wing Alternative for #Germany has also faded in polls of the German federal election, which will be contested in September.Isn't the awful awakening more terrible, if #Macron will only privatize further and cut the social system?
Volkswagen eventually updated the software in 280,000 vehicles. Afterward, the cars polluted less than they had, but the upgrade did not remove the illegal software code or bring emissions to within legal limits In fact, #Volkswagen brazenly used the recall to enhance the ability of the #software to recognize when a car was being tested.
As word spread inside Volkswagen that the regulators knew about the illegal software, employees began trying to cover their tracks. At an Aug. 31 meeting, an in-house lawyer suggested that engineers in attendance should check their documents. Several of those present interpreted the comment as a signal that they should delete anything related to the emissions issue in the United States. In the weeks that followed 40 employees at Volkswagen and the company’s Audi division destroyed thousands of documents.
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Trump was also asked point-blank by one reporter why he keeps making statements he knows are not true.
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Public video surveillance appears set to become more commonplace in Germany, after the lower house of parliament approved a package of new measures.