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Roger Federer said on Tuesday he will miss the remainder of the season, including next month's Olympic Games in Rio, as the 17-time Grand Slam champion recovers from a knee injury. Federer, who turns 35 in August, underwent knee surgery in February before missing May's French Open with a back problem, and the Swiss star said he was calling time on his 2016 season to focus on his recovery. "I'm extremely disappointed to announce that I will not be able to represent Switzerland at the Olympic Games in Rio and that I will also miss the remainder of the season," Federer said on his Facebook page.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A nearly $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal cleared a key hurdle Tuesday, with a federal judge giving preliminary approval to the deal that includes an option for owners to have the carmaker buy back their vehicles.