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DETROIT (Reuters) – Leaders of the United Auto Workers (UAW) turned up the pressure on General Motors Co on Sunday, ordering 850 maintenance workers at five GM facilities to walk off the job ahead of a meeting in Detroit on whether to call a wider strike. FILE PHOTO – United Auto Workers (UAW) union Vice-President
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Major drug wholesalers and retailers facing a massive lawsuit for allegedly fostering the nation’s opioid crisis asked the judge hearing the case to recuse himself on Saturday. Federal Judge Dan A. Polster, of the U.S. District Court’s Northern District of Ohio, poses in an undated photo obtained by Reuters in Cleveland, Ohio,
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(In September 12 story, corrects name of European Union Aviation Safety Agency from European Aviation and Space Agency in paragraph 10) FILE PHOTO: Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., April 29, 2019. Jim Young/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress on Thursday asked Boeing Co’s chief executive
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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Federal and state authorities on Friday criminally charged climate change protesters for shutting down the largest U.S. energy-export port for a day by dangling from a bridge. FILE PHOTO: Greenpeace USA climbers form a blockade on the Fred Hartman Bridge, shutting down the Houston Ship Channel, the largest fossil fuel thoroughfare in
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FILE PHOTO: PG&E crew work on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo (Reuters) – Power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement agreement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017
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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and pushing them to be honest about the cost of their plans. Senator Bernie Sanders, former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren debate during the 2020 Democratic
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday announced repeal of an Obama-era regulation that had expanded pollution protections for waterways such as wetlands and shallow streams, but that farmers, miners and manufacturers decried as overreach. The widely anticipated move to repeal the 2015 Waters of the United States rule, known as WOTUS, is part
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee moved to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment. Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) speaks during a House Judiciary Committee meeting to markup a resolution regarding procedures “for future hearings related
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Support for U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren rose more than that of any other Democratic presidential hopeful over the past month, according to the Reuters/Ipsos poll, solidifying her status as a top contender behind Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
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FILE PHOTO: Sarah Palin arrives to speak at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver, Colorado, U.S., July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Former Alaska Governor and onetime Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin’s husband, Todd, appears to have filed papers seeking to end their marriage of more than 30 years, state court
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WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Dozens of cities in liberal-leaning states such as California, Washington, and Massachusetts are studying proposals to ban or limit the use of natural gas in commercial and residential buildings. The movement opens a new front in the fight against climate change that could affect everything from heating systems in skyscrapers to
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FILE PHOTO: A diving flag and fins hang on a makeshift memorial near Truth Aquatics after a fire that sank a commercial diving boat off Santa Barbara, California, U.S., September 3, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo (Reuters) – Federal and local investigators on Sunday carried out search warrants involving the owners of a diving boat that
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RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Hundreds of weary Bahamians, some carrying small bags of belongings and children on their hips, disembarked a cruise ship in south Florida on Saturday after fleeing the catastrophic devastation left by Hurricane Dorian. A passenger is greeted after disembarking the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line ship, Grand Celebration, after traveling from
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amid the excitement of Serena Williams’ latest bid for U.S. Open glory, some off-court news buzzed about the plaza at Flushing Meadows: a duchess had come to Queens. Sep 7, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Serena Williams of the United States returns a shot against Bianca Andreescu of Canada in the women’s
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NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) – Hundreds of people fled the Bahamas island of Great Abaco by boat on Friday and thousands more tried to get on a cruise ship leaving neighboring Grand Bahama to escape the catastrophic aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. The most powerful hurricane on record to hit the Bahamas swept through the islands earlier
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Democrats have launched an investigation into Vice President Mike Pence’s stay at a hotel owned by President Donald Trump during a visit to Ireland this week, two committees said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence meets with Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson (not pictured) at 10 Downing Street
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