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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court opinion setting aside the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will make it harder for Justice Department prosecutors to bring similar cases in the future and brings welcome news to other elected officials investigated for or charged with corruption, legal experts say.
Takata shares jumped on Tuesday after the airbag supplier's boss reportedly said he would resign once the company recovers from a scandal linked to at least 13 deaths and scores of injuries globally. The Tokyo-listed stock soared as much as 10 percent in early afternoon trade after chief executive Shigehisa Takada told the annual shareholder meeting that he would step down from his family company, before trimming those gains.