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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 file photo, United Auto Worker Lindsey Higgins, exits the the UAW Local 2250 Ken Worley Hall with her two children after voting on the offer made to union workers by General Motors in Wentzville, Mo. General Motors workers voted 57.2% in favor of a new contract with the company, bringing an immediate end to a contentious a 40-day strike that paralyzed GM's U.S. factories, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
Associated Press
October 25, 2019 - 4:26 pm
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — General Motors workers voted 57.2% in favor of a new contract with the company, bringing an immediate end to a contentious a 40-day strike that paralyzed GM's U.S. factories. Workers voted 23,389 in favor of the deal, with 17,501 against it, according to a statement Friday...
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Jacquie Cadorette
October 25, 2019 - 10:40 am
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has been dethroned as the richest man on earth. The top billionaires have shifted in favor of Bill Gates. According to the New York Post , Bezos, who owns both Amazon and the Washington Post, is now only the second richest man on the planet thanks to Gates’ $105.7 billion...
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October 23, 2019 - 11:02 am
(AP/1010 WINS) – President Donald Trump says Turkey has informed the U.S. it will make "permanent" a five-day cease-fire in Syria. In response, he says he's directing the lifting of economic sanctions on Turkey. Claiming success at the U.S.-brokered effort, Trump said Wednesday, “this was an...
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October 22, 2019 - 3:45 pm
A Macedonian woman is facing federal charges after authorities say her boyfriend tried to smuggle her into the U.S. on his wife's passport. According to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Detroit, 52-year-old Lenche Krcoska and her boyfriend Rahim Javorovac, a former Michigan...
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October 22, 2019 - 6:52 am
(Associated Press) — Former President Jimmy Carter is in the hospital again after falling and fracturing his pelvis Monday evening at his home in Plains, Georgia. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanne Congileo described the fracture as minor. Her statement said the 95-year-old is in good spirits at...
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October 17, 2019 - 5:51 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. ( WCBS 880 /AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68. A sharecropper’s son, Cummings became the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee that investigated President...
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October 16, 2019 - 2:18 pm
( WWJ ) - What happens in the nursing home doesn't stay in the nursing home ... Sometimes it spills into the court system. Near the 20th anniversary of the film classic "Fight Club," three workers at a North Carolina assisted living facility were arrested for running their own rudimentary fight...
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Tarrah Gibbons
October 15, 2019 - 10:30 pm
Live Updates: • As the debate ended, candidates offered their closing statements. Here is what some of them had to say: Elizabeth Warren : "But the problem here that we need to focus on is, first, how widespread gun violence is. It’s not just about mass shootings. It’s what happens in neighborhoods...
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John Healy
October 12, 2019 - 10:54 am
President Donald Trump continued his early start on the 2020 campaign on Friday with a rally in Lake Charles, Louisiana. It was the second consecutive day the president held a rally after conducting one in Minneapolis on Thursday. Here is what happened at Trump’s latest rally : ‘Bulls--t...
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