In this Thursday, April 17, 2014, file photo, journalists visit Takata Ignition Systems in Schoenebeck, Germany. On Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. the federal government demanded that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure — and even kill — a driver. The action by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers driver's side air bags equipped with inflators made by Takata Corp.

US agency threatens to act against air bag maker

Takata of Japan has refused demands for the national recall, saying that a recall limited to high-humidity states is sufficient.

File photo.

Greece: HIV infections ease after spike

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This is a  Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 file photo of shoppers at the entrance to Asda supermarket store in West Belfast, Northern Ireland after  at least one person was injured and taken to hospital from the store earlier Friday, as shoppers rushed to get their hands on sale deals for their Black Friday event. Halloween and Mother’s Day have become staples of the U.K. shopping calendar. Now Black Friday looks as though it may be the next big retail import from the United States. Shopping on the day after Thanksgiving is becoming a thing in Britain, too  even if the country doesn’t celebrate Turkey day thanks mainly to the marketing efforts of major retailers. Asda, is owned by U.S. retail giant Walmart. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, FILE)

Black Friday shopping catches on in UK

Halloween and Mother’s Day have become staples of the U.K. shopping calendar. Now Black Friday looks as though it may be the next big retail…