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  • Yahoo TV

    'West Wing' star Bradley Whitford discovers his personal connection to Ulysses S. Grant and the Civil War

    The actor was surprised to learn that his great-great-grandfather served under Ulysses S. Grant in the Siege of Vicksburg.

  • Reuters

    Porsche and Piech families seek driving seat at Volkswagen - sources

    Volkswagen's controlling shareholder families aim to keep Europe's top carmaker on a shorter leash and want greater say over strategic matters in what marks a power play ahead of the planned listing of Porsche, people familiar with the matter say. The Porsche and Piech families, who control holding firm Porsche SE - which owns most of Volkswagen's voting rights - are hoping to return the group to calmer waters after a turbulent period under outgoing CEO Herbert Diess, they added. "They want to keep a closer eye on the implementation of the strategic guidelines," a person with knowledge of the families' thinking told Reuters.

  • The Telegraph

    Russia-Ukraine war: Ukrainian power plant shelled in 'nuclear terror'

    Wagner recruiting convicts – with promise of free coffin Russian-appointed Kherson mayor ‘was poisoned by chef’ Ukrainian fishermen smuggled babies while watched by snipers Putin's recklessness should alarm us all Listen to the latest episode of our daily Ukraine podcast